The annual dinner is one of the social highlights of the year for the club, and has been (almost) every year since 1976.

YEAR LOCATION GUEST TITLE/POSITION
2011 Cafe Rouge, Loughton Peter Adams Epping Forest Verderer
2010 Cafe Rouge, Loughton Dave Simms Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey
2009 Anton’s , Great Hallingbury Laura Slater & Adam Maher National Trust staff, Hatfield Forest
2008 not held
2007 Cricket Clubhouse, Sawbridgeworth Mat Roberts Superintendent of Epping Forest Conservators
2006 Butlers Retreat, Chingford Mike Hamilton BOF Chief Executive (40 year Anniversary)
2005 Butlers Retreat, Chingford John Pearce, CHIG Antarctic Expedition
2004 Clocktower Restaurant, Ongar Ken Bray, CHIG Witness to Roger Bannister 4-min mile 50 years ago (May 1954)
2003 Clocktower Restaurant, Ongar Simon and Helen Errington, LOK Chairman BOF Event Standards Committee
2002 Butlers Retreat, Chingford Jeremy Wisenfeld Superintendent of Epping Forest Conservators
2001 Butlers Retreat, Chingford Vanessa Lawrence Director General, Ordnance Survey
2000 Magpie’s Nest, Bell Common Dave Thomas, SN Former SEOA and BOF Chairman
1999 The Barn, White Roding Alan Rosen, HH IOF Controller
1998 The Barn, White Roding Tim Pugh, GO Competition Director, WOC Scotland 1997
1997 Butlers Retreat, Chingford Ronan and Julie Cleary, LOK Ireland Team Manager, Ireland International
1996 Café Rouge, Loughton Keith and Susan Marsden, HH SE Junior Squad coaches
1995 The Barn, White Roding Graham Pribul Hon club auditor
1994 Upshire Village Hall, Upshire Nick Eade Head Keeper, Epping Forest Conservators
1993 Monkhams Hall, Waltham Abbey Anne Braggins, WAOC Former BOF chairman
1992 Monkhams Hall, Waltham Abbey Ken Bray, CHIG Himalayan trek
1991 Adventuress, River Stort Michael Brandon, CHIG Founder member (25 year Anniversary)
1990 Gilbeys, Harlow Norman Harris, SN Journalist and past SEOA chairman
1989 Gilbeys, Harlow Sarah Brown, SLOW Vegetarian cook and author
1988 Gilbeys, Harlow Arthur Boyt, HH (now of KERNO) Epicure extraordinaire
1987 Gilbeys, Harlow Clarissa Napier, NOR Former CHIG member, mapper, controller
1986 Gilbeys, Harlow Tony Thornley, DVO ‘O’ guru, author ‘Orienteering for the Young’
1985 Middlesex Poly Sue Harvey IOF and Harvey Mapping
1984 Middlesex Poly Ned Paul, SLOW CompassSport Editor
1983 Roebuck Hotel, Buckhurst Hill Ken Broad, WRE Ultrasport proprietor
1982 Treetops Hotel, Epping Peter Billingshurst, SAX SAXONS – Ightham liaison
1981 Treetops Hotel, Epping Gerry Arber, HAVOC HAVOC founder
1980 Chasneys, Chingford Bob Cheesewright, BKO SC80 Controller
1979 Chasneys, Chingford John Besent Superintendent of Epping Forest Conservators
1978 Chasneys, Chingford Norman Harris, SN Sunday Times journalist and author
1977 Treetops Hotel, Epping Toby Norris, MV BOF Vice-Chairman
1976 Treetops Hotel, Epping Michael Brandon, CHIG Retiring Chairman and founder member (10 year Anniversary)