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

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Dates for your Diary
December 2019
Tue Dec 10thHistoryTalk at Linton Room WMCC 2 pm 'Prince Albert' by Margaret Mills
Organiser Keith Davis.

Please note this is chane from later time originally published.
Thu Dec 12thLocal TheatresRuth Rendall - Miss Marple Mystery

A Murder is Announced


We have to pay the Theatre for the tickets 3 months in advance, so don't delay.

If interested please book and pay at the Sept monthly meeting or contact Sheila by phone and arrange payment asap.
Fri Dec 13thPhoto Group6 p.m.
A repeat of last years Christmas Social at a members house.
This will be a joint venture with the Card Makers 2 group.

This may well be our last event.
January 2020
Thu Jan 9thBird WatchingWILDLIFE IN THAILAND
a talk by Graham Ekins

Venue The Henry Dixon Hall, Rivenhall


Please contact co-ordinator to book and for full address of the venue.
Mon Jan 13thGardeningTalk by Shaun, Flower Arranger, Stow Maries village hall at 2pm combined with S W Ferrers U3a. Arrangements will be raffled after the talk. £5
Tue Jan 14thHistoryTalk 2.00 WMCC Colchester's Victorian Doctors
Jane Pearson
Tue Jan 28thFlower Arranging GroupThe theme for this month will be "Winter" using only white flowers and berries in the arrangements.
Tue Jan 28thArt AppreciationShirley Mackenzie American Art of 20th Century. Jubilee Room 2.00 pm
February 2020
Mon Feb 3rdGeology and GeographyGeology in church walls 2 pm WMCC by Ian Mercer (outside speaker) £4
Sun Feb 9thLocal TheatresNutcracker Ballet.
Venue: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend.
This is planned as a car share event.
Mon Feb 10thGardeningTalk by Tricia Moxey on Fungi at Stow Maries with SWF U3a at 2pm. £5.00
Tue Feb 11thHistoryTalk 2.00 WMCC Burma Railway
Denis and Steph
Thu Feb 13thBird WatchingBIRDS IN SCOTLAND

a talk bySteve Grimwade

Venue The Henry Dixon Hall, Rivenhall


Please contact co-ordinator to book and for full address of the venue.
Tue Feb 25thArt AppreciationSholto Morton An Appreciation of Silver. Jubilee Room 2,00
March 2020
Mon Mar 2ndGeology and Geography'Rift Valley's. A talk by Peter Holmes. At the Linton Room 2 pm
Tue Mar 10thHistoryTalk 2.00 WMCC The Greening of London
David Williams.
Tue Mar 24thArt AppreciationBlackwater U3A Art Group Show and discussion, Jubilee Room 2.00 WMCC
April 2020
Mon Apr 6thGeology and Geography'Minerals' A talk by Keith Davis on the main types of minerals. 2 pm Linton Room in the WMCC
Tue Apr 14thHistoryLondon Foundling Museum. British Museum
Park and Ride
Tue Apr 21stArt AppreciationJim Skelly speaking on Whistler. 2.00 Jubilee Room WMCC
May 2020
Mon May 18thGardeningCombined visit to Chartwell in Kent with the History Group.
Travel by Coach
Organiser Christine Hall
June 2020
Tue Jun 9thHistoryCoach Hever Castle
Coach visit
Tue Jun 9thGardeningCombined visit with the History Group to Hever Castle
Travel by Coach
Organiser Dennis Eraut
Tue Jun 16thArt AppreciationVisit to Burnham for Art Trail Walk around the galleries
July 2020
Tue Jul 14thHistoryJuly.14th Car Share Coggeshall
Tue Jul 28thArt AppreciationStephy Eraut on Sorolla the Spanish Impressionist
& John Hayes TBA. Both 2.00 pm Jubilee Room WMCC
August 2020
Tue Aug 11thHistoryCar Share Copped Hall and Waltham Abbey
Mon Aug 17thGardeningVisit to an NGS garden in Hawkwell.
Details to follow.
Tue Aug 25thArt AppreciationVisits to Hayletts Gallery & the Maeldune Centre
September 2020
Tue Sep 8thHistoryLondon Brunel Tour
Park and Ride
Mon Sep 21stGardeningVisit to Philippa’s Burrough’s garden at Ulting Wick.
Details to follow.
Tue Sep 29thArt AppreciationAlan Chapman speaking on the World of Stamps. 2.00pm Jubilee Room WMCC
October 2020
Tue Oct 13thHistoryOctober.13th Talk 2.0 WMCC Brunel
Margaret Mills talk
November 2020
Tue Nov 10thHistoryNovember.10th Talk 2.0 WMCC Railways of Maldon
Nathaniel Dodd
Tue Nov 24thArt AppreciationDennis Eraut speakng on Early & Medieval Indian Sculpture. 2pm Jubilee Room WMCC
December 2020
Tue Dec 8thHistoryTalk 2.0 WMCC One day in Life of Battle of Britain
Neil Wiffen