Rare opportunity to see Lord Rayleigh's laboratory and prosthetics talk added to programme

Engineering Advanced Prosthetics: Wed 28 Mar, 19:30, Anglia Ruskin University

Tour of Lord Rayleigh's laboratory: Wed 11 Apr, 14:00, Terling Place

We have been able to arrange a very rare opportunity to visit Terling Place and see Lord Rayleigh's original laboratory as he left it!

There will only be space for 23 visitors so please register using the link below. We will operate a waiting list so please do register your interest even if the quota is full. Further details will be provided to successful applicants.

See our events page to book.

Due to the limited capacity, this opportunity will only be open to CSES members and their guests, at least initially.

Click here to sign up if you're not yet a member.

We are also pleased to advise that a talk on Engineering Advanced Prosthetics has been added to our programme, courtesy of our partners the IMechE. See the link for full details.

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Nanotechnology talk and now taking dinner bookings

Nanotechnology: Why is small different, and useful? Thu 15 Mar 2018, Anglia Ruskin University

President's Dinner: Thu 19 Apr 2018, The Warren Golf and Country Club

We are pleased to advise that we are now taking bookings for our annual President's Dinner, to be held as usual in April. We do hope to see as many members as possible at this prestigious and enjoyable event.

See our events page for full details.

We have also added a nanotechnology talk to our 2017/2018 programme: please add this to your diaries! Our thanks to our partners the Institute of Physics (IOP) for this.

See our events page for full details.

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2018 New Year's Curry

2018 New Year's Curry

Thu 22 Feb 2018, 19:00, Balti King, Moulsham Street

Members are invited to join us for our now somewhat traditional New Year's Curry of 2018.

This is slightly later than usual as we have been working throughout January on a social programme for the whole year: please watch this space.

Please come along for an excellent meal with a 50% discount on all food!

Click here for full details and booking information.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 season

Lecture programme and first events announced

Summer may be over, but don't worry, because that means we're back with another exciting season of events for our members and the public!

Details of what we've got planned can be found on our events page. Take a look and add these to your diary. This is just the start: more events will be added as time goes on. If you are a member, make sure your communication preferences are up-to-date in your profile to receive notification of upcoming events by email.

We look forward to seeing you throughout the next year.

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Lecture and Christmas social added to programme

CSES Christmas Drinks and Dinner: Tue 12 Dec 2017, The Ivory Peg

We are pleased to announce our next members' social. Come and join us for an informal bite to eat and/or something to drink this Christmas.

See our events page for full details and to register.

Medical Technology in the Broomfield Hospital Operating Theatres: Wed 17 Jan 2018, Anglia Ruskin University

We have added a lecture to our 2017/2018 programme: please add this to your diaries! Our thanks to Dr Prasanna Tilakaratna, a CSES member, for offering to deliver this talk.

See our events page for full details.

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Upcoming social: Sandford Mill museum and waterworks tour

CSES members' social: Tue 4 July 2017, 17:00, Sandford Mill

It's the long-awaited return of the CSES social trips and tours!

We are offering an exclusive opportunity to look around the abandoned water filtering plant at Sandford Mill, along with a private tour of the Marconi and industrial museum, with Tim Wander.

This is only the second time the filter house has been open to the public since the original opening in October 2016. Don't miss out!

See our events page for more details and to book.

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Marconi Day and Titanic Exhibition

Marconi's Birthday Bash: Sunday 23 April 2017, Sandford Mill; Titanic exhibition: 8 April – 25 June 2017, Bond Street

We are proud to support two upcoming events celebrating our city's industrial heritage.

Chelmsford Museum will be celebrating Guglielmo Marconi's birthday on 23 April with a special Marconi-themed Birthday Bash at Sandford Mill, from 10am to 4pm.

Chelmsford Civic Society are hosting the Titanic: Honour and Glory touring exhibition in Bond Street from 8 April until 25 June, to celebrate the importance of Marconi's work in Chelmsford and the critical role it played in saving the lives of passengers on the Titanic.

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