Blackwater

Up coming events

You will find details of future events here with the option to view in date order or by category (group)

Many groups by their nature follow a similar pattern at each meeting e.g. Table Tennis, Scrabble, etc., and unless they have a specific topic being covered at a meeting details will not be included in this events section. Please look at the group pages for the normal activities of the group

It is easy to see all the scheduled events booked by clicking on the "display events by category" option which will shows events in GROUP order. To return to the date order version just click in the same place which will show 'Display events in date order"


Dates for your Diary
July 2019
Tue Jul 23rdFlower Arranging GroupA visit to Poplar Nursery where we will stay for lunch before moving on to Byford's, a floristry wholesaler in Marks Tey. Travelling by car share (£4 each). Details of timings are already known by those who are attending.
August 2019
Thu Aug 1stFlower Arranging GroupThis replaces our normal August meeting date.

The Group will be at St Mary's Festival of Flowers where our displays will be representing some of the Blackwater U3A activities.
Fri Aug 2ndBird WatchingNO MEETING for Bird Watchers
Mon Aug 5thGeology and GeographyNO MEETING
Tue Aug 13thHistoryCar Share to Framlingham Castle
Organiser Dennis Eraut
Tue Aug 13thGardeningTrip to Helmingham Hall Suffolk with South Woodham Ferrers U3A.
Contact Christine Hall for details
Mon Aug 19thGardeningGarden Party at Lodge Farm, Woodham Walter.
Tea/Coffee/Cake 2 pm.
Please bring along any spare plants you may have for a plant exchange.
Organiser: Christine Hall
Thu Aug 22ndLocal TheatresPuttin' on the Ritz.
Venue: Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea.
This is planned as a car share outing.
September 2019
Mon Sep 2ndGeology and GeographyMuseum visit Kent or London

Visit to a Mining Museum in Sandwich, Kent or Geology Museum in London

Further details to be announced

Leader Keith Davis
Fri Sep 6thGardeningEast Ruston Old Vicarage

Coach trip

Further details from co-ordinator.
Mon Sep 9thScience and TechnologyA presentation on 'FRED DIBNAH and HOW TO CLIMB AND DEMOLISH A BRICK CHIMNEY.

09:30 hrs Jubilee Lounge WMCC
Wed Sep 11thLondon Theatres'9-5' at Savoy Theatre.

Theatre tickets now sold out.
Contact Brenda Broom to be put on waiting list.

There are though, some seats available on the coach to London (Does not include theatre).
If you fancy some sightseeing again contact Brenda
Fri Sep 20thSocial GroupDenbies Vineyards Dorking Surrey
Morning outside tour
Afternoon inside tour and wine tasting.
The cost of trip is £30 with a £15 deposit.

Sign up sheets at monthly meeting or click on pigeon to send an email to register your interest.
Sun Sep 22ndLocal TheatresCirque Berserk.
Venue: Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea.
This is planned as a car share outing.
Tue Sep 24thFlower Arranging GroupOur theme for this month will be "seaside" with the arrangements representing this subject.
October 2019
Mon Oct 7thGeology and GeographyA Talk on PLATE TECTONICS by Roger Wilson

Linrton Room 2 p.m.
Tue Oct 8thHistoryA visit to Museum of Brands in London
Meet at Park and Ride before getting train to London
Organiser Jim Skelly
Mon Oct 14thScience and TechnologyTRIP

A guided tour of a Brick and Tile Company near Sudbury.

For further details please contact the co-ordinator or see the sign up forms at the monthly meetings
Tue Oct 22ndFlower Arranging GroupTo represent autumn the arrangements will be predominantly orange and in a low dish.
November 2019
Mon Nov 4thGeology and GeographyA talk on Shipping Lanes by Ron Martin

Linton Room 2 p.m.
Mon Nov 11thScience and TechnologySOUTHAMPTON PORT

A talk by Roger Smith.

09:30 Jubilee Lounge WMCC
Tue Nov 12thHistoryTalk at Linton Room 3.15 pm WMCC. Viking Invaders by David Williams
Organiser Jim Skelly
Sat Nov 23rdSocialAnnual Social Evening

SATURDAY 23rd November 2019

Home Cooked Food
Entertainment
Quizzes
Raffle

Time 6.45pm for 7pm start

Cost £8 each
Tue Nov 26thFlower Arranging GroupAs this meeting is the closest to Christmas the theme will be "Baubles, bangles and Beads".
December 2019
Mon Dec 2ndGeology and GeographyA talk on the GALAPAGOS ISLANDS by Stephy Eraut

Linton Room 2 p.m.
Tue Dec 10thHistoryTalk at Linton Room WMCC 3.15 'Prince Albert' by Margaret Mills
Organiser Keith Davis.
January 2020
Mon Jan 27thFlower Arranging GroupThe theme for this month will be "Winter" using only white flowers and berries in the arrangements.