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
    09 April 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 lecture
    20 April 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    *TBC
    RSSB will talk about their latest project to assess the impact of 'high and tight' platforms on rolling stock design. The project considers what can be done practically to improve accessibility at these platforms and the economic case for investment.. All evenings start at 17:30 with tea, coffee and biscuits. Lectures commence at 18:00 for approximately one hour with questions afterwards. Refreshments are served after each lecture with an opportunity for networking and to meet the speaker
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    24 April 2020 14:00 to 16:00
    Port of Dover - Dover
    The talk and tour will cover the history and new developments of both the Eastern and Western docks including the challenges of keeping the volume of traffic crossing the channel going.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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
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