Baddow & Galleywood


This Events page lists the programme for both the main Meetings and some of the Interest Groups. The main Meetings are open to all our members. Unless stated otherwise, Interest Group Meetings are specifically for members of the relevant group and you need to join the group in order to participate. In order to do so, please contact the Interest Group Co-ordinator. His/her contact details are in the Baddow & Galleywood U3A Year Book.

The monthly Meeting takes place at the United Reform Church, Great Baddow, on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Please arrive from 2.00 p.m. for a 2.15 p.m. start. The venues and times for other meetings, unless specified below, are either shown in the Year Book or can be found by contacting the Co-ordinator.

If your group has an event that you think should be shown here, or you see an error or omission in the Events list, then please draw it to the attention of your Co-ordinator or contact the Webmaster.


Here is a transcript of a talk entitled Stay safe and secure online & avoid scams given at our January 2019 meeting by Toni Jean-Baptiste of NatWest Bank.


Dates for your Diary
August 2019
Wed Aug 21stStrollersWalk at the Paper Mill Lock. Meet at 11.00 a.m. in carpark behind the Tea Rooms. Lunch at The Generals Arms. CM3 4SX
September 2019
Wed Sep 11thMeetingAGM followed by Talk on Ships by our Vice Chairman Alan Cullen who will summarise the career of the 1952 liner SS Uganda, with a focus upon her four months as a hospital ship
Fri Sep 13thFamily HistoryThe Gooch family of Hylands by Linda
Wed Sep 18thStrollersStroll at Galleywood Common. Meet at the Common Carpark (near Heritage Centre) at 11.00 a.m. Lunch at the Millennium Centre CM12 9RL
October 2019
Wed Oct 9thMeetingLife in Secondary Schools by Brian Carline
Fri Oct 11thFamily HistorySuccesses and problems
Wed Oct 16thStrollersWalk at Maldon with lunch at Queens Head. Details to be advised.
November 2019
Fri Nov 8thFamily HistoryAl Capone’s gangster car and the Kursaal in 1930s Southend by Kate J Cole
Wed Nov 13thMeetingPaddle Steamer: The Medway Queen also known as The Heroine of Dunkirk by Mark and Pam Bathurst
Wed Nov 20thStrollersWalk at Hylands Park with lunch at Ingatestone Saddlery.
December 2019
Wed Dec 11thMeetingHOLLY, IVY and MISS L TOE by Jan Ford and her group
Fri Dec 13thFamily HistoryPlanning, Christmas celebration and swap shop? Christmas stories
Wed Dec 18thStrollersStrollers Christmas Lunch at the Rettendon Bell, The Chimes. 12.00 a.m. for 12.30 p.m.

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