1st East Grinstead Scout Group
Centenary 1908 - 2008


Centenary Celebrations

The following celebrations are planned

Centenary Badge

A badge is being designed to be worn on the uniform during 2008, and then to be adopted as the Group Badge to be worn on the point of the Group Scarf thereafter.

Group Centenary Photograph

This was taken at a ‘Going Up’ Ceremony following the District St Georges Day Parade on Sunday 27th March 2008

Group Centenary Camp,

This was held  6th - 8th June 2008, at Pewits Field Blackland Farm Camp Site East Grinstead. A full programme was experienced including a Camp Fire on the Saturday evening when many ex members and parents attended

Group Centenary Dinner

A Group Centenary Dinner for current and ex members and friends of the Group will be held on Saturday 20th September 2008, at the Felbridge Hotel, London Road, East Grinstead. It will consist of a hot buffet, some short speeches and toasts followed by a barn dance. Group archive material and photographs will be displayed. It proposed to hold the cost at £25 per person. For those travelling rooms are available at the Felbridge hotel see; http://www.felbridgehotel.co.uk/  or there is a Premier Inn just opposite the hotel details at; http://www.premierinn.com/pti/dropdownSearch.do or other details of accommodation are available online
If you wish to attend the dinner please register your interest with the Group Chairman Martin Groat at groat@waughs-solicitors.co.uk