Braintree Area

Events

Monthly meetings are held at 2.00pm on the Third Wednesday of each month at :-
Bocking Arts Centre
15 Bocking End, Braintree, Essex CM7 9AE

Next door to Argos, very limited car parking, use Sainsbury or Multi-story.

Our General Meetings include a Speaker and announcements of interest from our Chairwomen, Shirley Tyrell or other members, after the talk.

Linden Martin, Groups Co-ordinator, will have news about new groups. Outings and Events are displayed on the notice board display.

Note - Events dates for groups are provisional, the Group Contact will be able to confirm that the event is as listed.

Please scroll down to see each section, click the BOLD text to view group activity.


Dates for your Diary
August 2020
Tue Aug 4thSinging for PleasureSummer Break Jul-Aug
Wed Aug 5thBird WatchingThere is no birdwatching meeting in August.
Fri Aug 7thImprovers FrenchCancelled until further notice
Mon Aug 10thCards & Board GamesCancelled due to Coronavirus
Tue Aug 11thBook Club 22.00pm upstairs in Brambles Restaurant
Tue Aug 11thSnookerMonthly session @ 2.00 pm
Fri Aug 14thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house
Mon Aug 17thLine DanceSummer Break
Tue Aug 18thWalking Group 2Colin and Chris lead
Wed Aug 19thMeetingGeneral Meeting Cancelled until restrictions have been lifted.
Thu Aug 20thWalking Group 1Monthly walk, details to follow
Fri Aug 21stImprovers FrenchCancelled until further notice
Mon Aug 24thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Aug 25thArt AppreciationMeeting via Zoom @ 2.30pm
Wed Aug 26thWalkie-Talkies Walton-on-the-Naze & Beach Hut - Mary & Terry organisers
Fri Aug 28thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house
September 2020
Tue Sep 1stSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
We will let you know nearer the date whether this session will go ahead.

We'll meet again, don't know where, don't know when
But I know we'll meet again some sunny day
Wed Sep 2ndBird WatchingHolland Haven
Fri Sep 4thImprovers FrenchMeetings may resume in September
Mon Sep 7thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Sep 8thBook Club 22.00pm upstairs in Brambles Restaurant
Tue Sep 8thSnookerMonthly session @ 2.00 pm
Fri Sep 11thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house
Tue Sep 15thWalking Group 2Richard leads
Wed Sep 16thMeetingGeneral Meeting Cancelled until restrictions are lifted.
Thu Sep 17thWalking Group 1Monthly walk, details to follow
Mon Sep 21stCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Sep 22ndComputers BeginnersRing Dan for details.(07800710855)
Bring own Laptop.
Tue Sep 22ndArt AppreciationZoom Meeting @ 2.30pm tbc
Wed Sep 23rdWalkie-Talkies Heybridge - meeting place tbc - Tula & Linda organisers
Fri Sep 25thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house
October 2020
Mon Oct 5thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Wed Oct 7thBird WatchingHeybridge Basin
Fri Oct 9thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's House
Tue Oct 13thBook Club 22.00pm upstairs in Brambles Restaurant
Tue Oct 13thComputers BeginnersRing Dan for details.(07800710855)
Bring own Laptop.
Tue Oct 13thSnookerMonthly session @ 2.00 pm
Thu Oct 15thWalking Group 1Monthly walk, details to follow
Mon Oct 19thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Oct 20thLocal HistoryTalk at St Peters in the Field Church Hall by Lesley Killin,"History Detectives"
2.00pm cost £4.00 refreshments included
Tue Oct 20thWalking Group 2Ann and Dave leads
Wed Oct 21stMeetingGeneral Meeting @ 2.00pm - Speaker: John Hutchinson "Concorde"
Fri Oct 23rdCrafty YarnersAt Carole's House
Tue Oct 27thComputers BeginnersRing Dan for details.(07800710855)
Bring own Laptop.
Wed Oct 28thWalkie-Talkies Braintree & Bocking Town Trail and Quiz - meeting place tbc - Lesley & Julia organisers
November 2020
Mon Nov 2ndCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Wed Nov 4thBird WatchingCudmore grove Essex country park
Tue Nov 10thBook Club 22.00pm upstairs in Brambles Restaurant
Tue Nov 10thComputers BeginnersRing Dan for details.(07800710855)
Bring own Laptop.
Tue Nov 10thSnookerMonthly session @ 2.00 pm
Fri Nov 13thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house
Mon Nov 16thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Nov 17thLocal HistoryTalk at St Peters in the Field Church Hall, by Alex Bass. "The River Colne from source to sea".
2.00pm £5.00 includes refreshments.
Tue Nov 17thWalking Group 2Steph and Steve lead
Wed Nov 18thMeetingGeneral Meeting @ 2.00pm - Speaker: Par Garrod "A Trip around the World on a Motorbike"
Thu Nov 19thWalking Group 1Monthly walk, details to follow
Tue Nov 24thComputers BeginnersRing Dan for details.(07800710855)
Bring own Laptop.
Wed Nov 25thWalkie-Talkies 1030 Walk. Details to follow.
Fri Nov 27thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house
Mon Nov 30thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
December 2020
Wed Dec 2ndBird WatchingHanningfield Reservoir EWT
Tue Dec 8thBook Club 2Christmas special
Tue Dec 8thComputers BeginnersRing Dan for details.(07800710855)
Bring own Laptop.
Tue Dec 8thSnookerMonthly session @ 2.00 pm
Wed Dec 9thMeetingChristmas General Meeting @ 2.00pm - date to be confirmed.
Fri Dec 11thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house.
Mon Dec 14thCards & Board Games1.00pm at The Swan in Rayne. The Christmas meal is booked for this date. Menu to be filled in nearer the time.
Tue Dec 15thWalking Group 2Colin and Chris planning meeting.
Thu Dec 17thWalking Group 1Monthly walk, details to follow
January 2021
Wed Jan 27thWalkie-Talkies Post-Christmas Lunch & Planning Meeting for 2021 Programme of Walks - venue tbc