Early Retirement Club

Regular Hall User - Early Retirement Club

If you are thinking of joining a retirement club then the ERC (Early Retirement Cub) is for you, our meetings are held in a relaxed atmosphere with excellent guest speakers, we meet on alternate Tuesdays, starting at 9.30am and finishing at noon.

Annual membership is £30 with an entrance fee of £5 per meeting, this includes coffee/tea, biscuits and a raffle for a bottle of wine. Wives are invited to selected meetings, inexpensive trips and a Christmas lunch are also arranged.


What’s on at the Early Retirement Club

Higham History from A to Z

Speaker: Chistoph Bull

George Marks Victorian Engineer

Speaker:  Jo Livingston

My Life

Speaker: Tony Farnham

Growing up in Gravesend

Speaker:   Keith Whitnell

Crossing the Thames

Speaker:  Bob Poole

Industrial Relations in the Ford Motor Company 1970/80

Speaker: Steve Bird

Let’s all go down the Strand

Speaker: Dean Caston

Mad dogs and Englishmen

Speaker: Henry Harryman


Speaker: N/A

RAF Retired Policeman

Speaker: Phillip Waite

Rosherville Gardens

Speaker: Frank Turner

Dickens in Gravesend

Speaker: Christoph Bull

Another Talk

Speaker: Chris McCooey

Behind the scenes of Television

Speaker: Wilf Lower

Essex Thameside Railways

Speaker: Bob Poole

Stars that won the War

Speaker: Dean Caston

Swanscombe Cultural Revolution

Speaker: Christoph Bull

Murder in Kent Part 2

Speaker: Keith Whitnell

Viking Recreation

Speaker: Elizabeth Marsdon


Speaker: Ricky Fitzsimons


Speaker: Mark Lewis

My Book

Speaker: Bob Poole

Meopham History from A to Z

Speaker: Christoph Bull

The last days of Music Hall Variety

Speaker: Wilf Lower

First Meeting 2025

Speaker: ~

Days / Times

Alternate Tuesdays
9.30am – 12.00 noon

Contact / Organiser

Jim Pearce
01474 355816

Roger Endean
(Membership Secretary)
01474 355084