The Betjeman Society has a number of regional branches, which are overseen by Council member Andrew McCallum, whose details are provided below. Anyone interested in establishing a new branch should also approach him in the first instance.

The Branch holds its meetings on the first Saturday of each month of the year. They welcome any Betjeman Society member who would like to join them. Coffee at 10.15am, start at 10.30am, finish at 12.15pm.
For venues and more details contact the Branch Secretary: Mrs. Patricia Mann Tele: 01233 623051.

For further details of the Branch contact Rev Clifford Knowles, 12b Far Lane, Coleby, Lincoln, LN5 0AH. Tele: 01522 810720.

The Shires
The Shires Branch exists to bring together members of the Society resident in the counties of Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Northampton, and Rutland. They have strong links with the Lincolnshire Branch and several members outside their geographical territory attend Shires Branch meetings.

For bookings and membership please contact Carole Dorman, 47 Hinkley Road, Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire LE9 4LJ.

The Branch Correspondent is Sheila Morris, Hall View, 6 Edith Murphy Close, Goscote Hall, Birstall, Leicestershire. LE4 3AZ.

Former Chair and Vice President John Heald has established branch to serve Surrey and neighbouring counties. John may be contacted by email: or post to
35 Eaton Court, Boxgrove Avenue, Guildford, GU1 1XH

Enquiries to Pat Mattimore, Amity, 81 Dibleys, Blewbury, Oxon OX11 9PU. Tele: 01235 851088.

Enquiries to the Branch Secretary, Andrew McCallum, 38 Lapsley Drive, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 1EW or by email to

The Ridings (Yorkshire)
Enquiries to Peter Scott by email at