Lions Club of Billericay Needs You!

COFFEE MORNING

Come along and meet the members.

Billericay Lions Club have been working within the community for over 40 years, helping local causes and those less fortunate.

Would you like to help make a better life for others?

Would you like to have fun whilst helping others and raising money for deserving causes?

Saturday 6th November 9am-1pm
at The Reading Rooms, High St, Billericay

Bookstall

The Lions bookstall can be found every Saturday morning, come rain or shine, outside Poundland, Billericay High Street, between 10 and 12.30.

For more than 30 years, our bookstall has been a regular presence on the High Street.

In addition to paperback books in good condition we also welcome:

SpectaclesUsed in the third world
Hearing AidsUsed in the third world
Foreign CurrencyCoins and notes including obsolete – Raises funds for charity work
Mobile phonesRecycled to raise funds for charity

Senior Citizens Matinee

On Sunday 19 September 2021, Billericay Lions were delighted to welcome local residents to our free Sunday afternoon Senior Citizens event.

Our guests very much enjoyed our chosen film, “Singin in the rain”. For many, this was their first proper outing since Covid.

During the interval the audience were served tea, coffees and cakes while being entertained by the Phoenix Flames Orchestra, part of Brentwood’s Orchestras for Young Musicians, a talented orchestra of 10-14 years old.

Our film for the matinee event, “Singin in the rain”

During the interval, the audience were entertained by the Phoenix Flames Orchestra, conducted by Fiona Hall.
Making a splash

The Allure of Miss Lee

Four members of Billericay Lions together with many other volunteers were pleased to assist ex Lion Richard Marson (pictured centre) at his matinee charity jazz concert, “the Allure of Miss Lee” on 16 September.

The proceeds from this event, £250, will be going to Richard’s chosen charity “Live Music Now

Catherine Lima entertained us to a wonderful selection from over 50 Peggy Lee albums.

Over 100 people attended this charity jazz concert
photo courtesy Billericay Town Council

Lions duties included precise setting out of the chairs under Richard’s guidance.

We meet again

After more than a year of Zoom meetings, it was great to recommence our usual twice monthly meetings last Monday.

Presided over by President Derek Prior and Secretary Steve Waters we had a lot of catching up to do. Zoom worked well but we missed the banter and camaraderie of meeting in person.

In addition to agreeing a number of donations we have many projects planned including:

  • Senior Citizens Cinema Matinee on 19 September
  • BOSP outing to Colchester Zoo on 23 October
  • Christmas Sleigh collection
  • Cheese & wine social in the near future

Billericay Beer Festival

Billericay Beer Festival is a fundraising event run by Billericay Lions in association with West Billericay Community Association.

Unfortunately both our 2020 and 2021 beer festivals have had to be cancelled due to Covid 19, however we looking forward to seeing you in 2022 at our 10th annual Billericay Beer Festival.

Please visit the dedicated Billericay Beer Festival Website for the latest information.

Message in a bottle

What is it?

It’s a simple idea for people to keep basic medical and personal details in a recognised common place in the house where it can be easily found in an emergency.

How does it work?

The information is kept in a small plastic bottle in your fridge door where the emergency services would expect to find it should they be called to your home.

The existence of the bottle is made known to the services by two labels. One fixed to the inside of your front door and the other fixed to your fridge door.

Who supports the scheme?
  • Ambulance Service
  • Police
  • Fire & Rescue Services
  • NHS Primary Care Trusts Emergency Doctors
What does it cost?
It’s Free

Costs are paid by your local Lions Club from money raised from their fundraising activities

If you are interested:

Bottles are available on our Saturday morning bookstall outside Poundland

Or contact
Lions Club of Billericay
The Loft, Crown Yard, High Street
Billericay, CM12 9BX
Telephone 0345 833 9849

Or your local Lions Club