Welcome to the South Eastern region.

These webpages contain information on the events and activities organised by Institution volunteers who live in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

We run full programmes of events in these areas – for more information, click here. Events are organised by the Automobile and Railway divisions too.

If you’ve got a question about membership, professional registration or would like a presentation on the Institution at your workplace or university, contact Claire Maycock.

If you have an idea for an event or would like more information about volunteering to promote engineering in your area, just get in touch with one of the committee by contacting us.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    27 June 2020 14:00 to 16:30
    Bluebell railway - Sheffield Park
    Bluebell Railway - Brighton Atlantic Update. OWING TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 EMERGENCY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED This popular visit is being organised once again, allowing IMechE members and guests the chance to see up close the status of No. 32424 'Beachy Head' as the project to realise a new-build example of this iconic 'Brighton' locomotive approaches completion.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    01 October 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    Can Engineers Make the Human Race Sustainable? The talk will attempt to put climate change in perspective and cover the role of engineers in adapting to and mitigating against it.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    14 October 2020 19:00 to 21:00
    Brighton Gin - Brighton
    A private tour of Brighton Gin Distillery. The cost is £30 per head for a maximum of 15 people, and this includes an hour tour, gin tastings, a gin and tonic and a mini bottle of gin for each attendee, which you get to wax and label yourself.
    Industry: Food engineering
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    13 November 2020 18:30 to 20:00
    The New Hepworth Brewery - Horsham
    The Hepworth Brewery Tour: Our Hepworth Brewery tour examines the ongoing developments needed to make the business greener and so more appealing to the general public, within their new purpose built brewery. This includes the demands for sensible drinking through its release of non/low alcoholic beers, as well as its substantial range of Real/Craft Ales.
    Industry: Food engineering
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 January 2021 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    Sussex and Surrey Area are delighted to invite you to THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION; Design, Development and Operations Technical Lecture.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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