Up coming events


Please note that due to the CORONAVIRUS many of the scheduled events are SUSPENDED but Blackwater U3A will follow the recommendations circulated by the Government from time to time.

Please look for details in the current newsletter or contact the group co-ordinator

Some of our groups are holding Zoom meetings, details of those will appear in the events list where possible. If you have any queries please contact the relevant groups co-ordinator.


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 all see 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 2021
Fri Jul 2ndBirds Trees and NatureHanningfield Reservoir. meet 10.00am at the visitor centre, & car park. Essex Wildlife Trust.
Sat Jul 3rdMOTO Members on their ownA picnic and going to the Opera Gala which is part of the Maldon Festival.
Wed Jul 7thMeetingOur monthly meeting will include a talk by Peter Warne.
His topic is Finding Wildlife in Epping Forest.
Fri Jul 16thBirds Trees and NatureVisit to Mark Hall Arboretum.

Meet in there car park, Admission, non members
£8. wide variety of trees,many of them labeled, Walled garden, Attractive lake
Sat Jul 17thMOTO Members on their ownCoffee morning at 10 am at the Lakeside cafe near the sandpit,Maldon Prom.
Mon Jul 19thMOTO Members on their ownA coach trip to Dunwich and Southwold
Sat Jul 31stMOTO Members on their ownCoffee morning at 10 am at the Lakeside cafe near the sandpit,Maldon Prom.
August 2021
Tue Aug 3rdBirds Trees and Nature10.00am in Forresters car park (beside the entry road). Gt Totham,
Lake, Church, Woodland, Golf course. Coffee or Food.
Fri Aug 6thBirds Trees and NatureNo event
Tue Aug 17thHistoryCar Share Visit To Ingatestone Hall for guided tour and cream tea. £15.95 plus £4 car share. Meeting at the hall 1.30 pm. Some places available.
contact Dennis
September 2021
Fri Sep 17thBirds Trees and NatureHyde Hall, RHS. 10.00am in their car park. admission £10 for non
members. Excellent gardens of all types
October 2021
Fri Oct 1stBirds Trees and NatureChigborough Lakes Essex Wildlife Trust car park.
Note as at 18 June 2021 the car park is closed.
Check with co-ordinators near the time.
Fri Oct 15thBirds Trees and NatureT B A
November 2021
Fri Nov 5thBirds Trees and NatureHeybridge Basin, (H.W. 12.35 suggest 9.30 start). Daisy Meadow car park.