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
February 2020
Wed Feb 12thMeetingGraham Bendall - 'The Life of a Gamekeeper'
Fri Feb 14thFamily HistorySuccesses, problems and memories – ‘What we used to eat’
March 2020
Wed Mar 11thMeetingRoger Gibbons - 'Butterflies of Britain and Europe'
Fri Mar 13thFamily HistoryBrita Junker Smith - ‘Why I came to England’
April 2020
Wed Apr 8thMeetingAGM followed by a talk by a local osteopath from Forte Physical Health
Fri Apr 10thFamily HistoryLinda - ‘WW2 at Hylands’
May 2020
Fri May 8thFamily HistoryPossible trip to Harwich – Mayflower 400
WARNING: This date may change
Wed May 13thMeetingAndy Bennett - '90 Years of Austin 7 Social History'
June 2020
Wed Jun 10thMeetingDeborah Brady - 'A Female in Fleet Street'
Fri Jun 12thFamily HistorySuccesses, problems and memories of childhood holidays
July 2020
Wed Jul 8thMeetingCharlie Haylock - 'The History of Spoken English'
Fri Jul 10thFamily HistoryEric Probert - ‘The amorous aviator’
August 2020
Wed Aug 12thMeetingZoe Jay - 'Havens Hospices Charity'
September 2020
Wed Sep 9thMeetingEmma Boyd - 'The Life and Art of Gainsborough'
Fri Sep 11thFamily HistoryKate J Cole - ‘A house through time’
October 2020
Fri Oct 9thFamily HistorySuccesses and problems and theme to be decided
Wed Oct 14thMeetingJames Taylor - 'British Humour in Picture Postcards'
November 2020
Wed Nov 11thMeetingJane Gosling - 'Lavenham and the Guildhalls'
Fri Nov 13thFamily HistoryWW1 film – CWC or Billy from Gloucester
December 2020
Wed Dec 9thMeetingB&G U3A Music Performing Group
Fri Dec 11thFamily HistoryPlanning meeting, swap shop, ‘party’, theme?

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