Betchworth and Buckland Society
The Betchworth and Buckland Society was formed in 1958 to :
- Protect the natural and built environment in our two villages
- Provide financial support / advice for projects that enhance village life
- Encourage interest in local history, culture and character
- Promote social events, bringing together residents and to raise funds
Members’ benefits include:
- Access to social and instructive events throughout the year.
- Meeting friends and neighbours over a Christmas drink or at the Society’s annual dinner.
- Attending one of the Society’s lectures and a range of local events.
2023 Events :
- AGM – Monday 24th April at 7.30pm in Buckland Reading Room
- Early Summer Social – Friday 23rd June at 7pm at Red Lion, Old Road, Buckland – see poster below
- Annual BBQ – Sunday 27th August – 4pm on Goulburn Green, Betchworth
- Annual Dinner – Thursday 23rd November – Hartsfield Manor
- Christmas Drinks – Sunday 17th December – Buckland Reading Room
The Society’s objectives include monitoring actual or proposed changes and giving members a voice. This includes lobbying for the protection of Sites of Special Scientific interest (our SSSI zones), the Green Belt, maintenance of the water table, control of local air traffic or any other risks concerning our environment.
To for more information about the society including how to join please visit the society’s website.