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In view of the current situation the Committee have decided that ALL Lions events due to take place until the end of June 2020 are cancelled. This includes the Lions All-Terrain Running Race due to take place on Sunday 28th June. The viability of future events will be reviewed at the end of this period.

New for 2020 Summer Show – Circus Workshop

A fun new event for our 2020 Show will be a Circus Workshop provided by the Violet Streak’s Circus Company.

In the workshop guests will have a chance to try out and learn the following equipment:

  • hula hoops
  • poi
  • stilts
  • peddle-gos
  • diablos
  • devil sticks
  • spinning plates
  • circus ribbons
  • juggling balls

Three members of the circus staff will actively teach circus skills to anyone wishing to learn.

Visit our Summer Show Home Page


FOR INFORMATION For people who purchase items via amazon, please would you consider using the Amazon donation site. It does not cost you anything as Amazon are the company that donate to Charities. For Donations to go to Mersea Island Lions please sign in to (This will still take you to the Amazon shopping site) Then fill in the charity box with Mersea Island Lions Club (Cio). Do your shopping as normal but any donations from Amazon will go every quarter to Mersea Island Lions Club. Money raised by this method will go into our charity account for charitable work on Mersea Island. Thank You

Home Alone Collection Thank-you

Thank you to all who donated to the Home Alone collections at the weekend – you raised £1006.57 – thank you very much for your kindness.
If you know of anyone who is elderly/home alone on Christmas Day and wishes to receive a meal please contact Lion Bridget on 01206 383166.

Presentation Evening 1st Feb 2019 – Photos

Here is a selection of photos from our Presentation Evening which took place on Friday 1st February (Photos by Lion Keith Bird). The photos will also be permanently available from our Gallery Page here.


This is the evening when Mersea Island  Lions present cheques to worthwhile causes, from money raised through out the year by donations, collections and charity events. the presentations take place on Friday 1st February 2019 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. The event is held at Waldegraves Holiday park. Any one is welcome