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Eastern Counties

There are six active sections within this branch.

​Eastern Counties Branch covers the counties of: Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, parts of Bedfordshire and parts of Cambridgeshire.


The Branch hold their Annual General Meeting in October and a notice is placed in the BDJ regarding this for all members to note the date and time. 


Branch President: Denver Fester

Branch Chair: Celestin Jacobs
Branch Secretary: Karl Grimwade
Branch Treasurer: Hannah Woolnough


Email: for any queries. 


For all forthcoming branch and section events, please see Branch and section events.

Members are contacted by email regarding meetings, if you are not receiving meeting details contact the
 BDA Local team


The Sections all welcome members and non-members from other areas to their meetings.


​Contact person

​Additional information


​Chair: Antonio Peluso
Secretary: Chloe Richardson
Treasurer: Edward Byrne


Chair: Rachael Willis

Secretary: Prima Prawiradiraja
Treasurer: Stevan Milson

Meetings for the Cambridge Section are organised in conjunction with the HEEM (formally East of England deanery) and are held at the Cambridge Postgraduate Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital,CB2 0SP. Bookings and details of meetings can be found here.  

Kesteven and Holland

Chair: Kenneth Doig

Secretary: Peter Butcher

Treasurer: Julia Hallam-Seagrove

​Lincoln and District

​Chair: Thomas Smithard

Secretary/Treasurer: Sue Hemshall

Sue Hemshall will be stepping down from her role as Secretary/Treasurer in June/July 2020.

Norfolk and Norwich

Chair: Jonathan Peppiatt

Secretary: Susan Graham

Treasurer: Bruce Irving


​​Suffolk and Ipswich

​Chair/Treasurer: Hannah Woolnough

Secretary: Alexander Kirkwood