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 Chairman, Dan Collis 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
October 2019
Sun Oct 27th
→Fri Nov 15th
Grumpy Old Women2.00pm at The Brambles, Quadrant Store, Rayne Road, Braintree.
November 2019
Tue Nov 12thBook Club 22.00pm @ Braintree Library
Tue Nov 12thComputers BeginnersPhone for details of venue 07800 710855
10.00 till 12.00hrs
Bring own Laptop
Tue Nov 12thSnookerNovember Meeting
Tue Nov 12thTuesday LuncheonNewcomers please phone Paul on 07917 548066 for details
Wed Nov 13thFrench ConversationMeet at Ann's house for coffee at 10.15
Fri Nov 15thGeographyNext meeting
Fri Nov 15thImprovers French2.00pm - venues vary
Fri Nov 15thUkulele GroupBraintree Museum (Entry via shop)
2.15pm till 4.00pm
Bring your own Ukulele and stand.
Music supplied.
Mon Nov 18thGrumpy Old Men7:15pm @ The King William Pub, London Road.
Mon Nov 18thLine Dance10.30-12.00 at St Michael's Church House Hall
Tue Nov 19thLocal HistoryTalk, St Peters Church Hall, Bocking at 2.00pm
Mike Bardell, Braintree Streets Over Time
£5.00 per person, refreshments included

CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN FAMILY CIRCUMSTANCES
Tue Nov 19thGardeningA visit to Mill Race Garden Centre, New Rd. Aldham, Colchester CO6 3QT meet 2pm-4pm
Wed Nov 20thMeetingGeneral Monthly Meeting 2.00pm Bocking Arts Centre. Speaker - Eve Regelous "Christmas is Coming"
Thu Nov 21stWalking Group 1November walk, details to follow
Thu Nov 21stDigital Photography10:00 - 12:00hrs (at Elaine's house).
Fri Nov 22ndCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house.
Sun Nov 24th
→Sat Dec 14th
Grumpy Old WomenThis will be the last meeting for 2019
Mon Nov 25thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Nov 25thArt Appreciation2.30pm - Jack Vettriano at Maxine's
Tue Nov 26thComputers BeginnersPhone for details of venue 07800 710855
10.00 till 12.00hrs
Bring own Laptop
Tue Nov 26thMurder Book Club2.00pm upstairs in Braintree Library
Wed Nov 27thWalkie-Talkies No walk planned for November.
December 2019
Tue Dec 3rdSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
Wed Dec 4thBird WatchingCambridge
Wed Dec 4thAll Things Italian2.00pm - venues vary
Fri Dec 6thImprovers FrenchNo Meeting - Christmas lunch
Fri Dec 6thUkulele GroupBraintree Museum (Entry via shop)
2.15pm till 4.00pm
Bring your own Ukulele and stand.
Music supplied.
Mon Dec 9thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Dec 10thBook Club 22.00pm @ Christmas Special
Tue Dec 10thComputers BeginnersPhone for details of venue 07800 710855
10.00 till 12.00hrs
Bring own Laptop
Tue Dec 10thSnookerDecember Meeting
Wed Dec 11thMeetingChristmas General Monthly Meeting 2.00pm Bocking Arts Centre. Please note this is on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Wed Dec 11thFrench ConversationMeet at Ann's house for coffee at 10.15
Fri Dec 13thCrafty YarnersAt Carole's house.
Mon Dec 16thGrumpy Old Men7:15pm @ The King William Pub, London Road.
Mon Dec 16thCards & 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 17thGardeningWe take a break with the countdown of 8 days before Christmas arrives!!!
Thu Dec 19thWalking Group 1Christmas walk,details to follow
Tue Dec 24thArt AppreciationNo meeting - Christmas holiday
Tue Dec 24thMurder Book ClubNo meeting break for Christmas Holidays
January 2020
Fri Jan 3rdImprovers FrenchNo Meeting - Christmas break
Mon Jan 6thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Jan 7thSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
Wed Jan 8thFrench ConversationMeet at Ann's house for coffee at 10.15
Fri Jan 17thImprovers French2.00pm - venues vary
Mon Jan 20thGrumpy Old Men7:15pm @ The King William Pub, London Road.
Mon Jan 20thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Jan 27th
→Sun Feb 16th
Grumpy Old Women2.00pm at The Brambles, Quadrant Store, Rayne Road, Braintree.
Tue Jan 28thArt Appreciation2.30pm - subject and venue tbc.
Wed Jan 29thWalkie-Talkies 2020 Planning meeting & post-Christmas lunch
February 2020
Mon Feb 3rdCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Feb 4thSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
Mon Feb 17thGrumpy Old Men7:15pm @ The King William Pub, London Road
Mon Feb 17thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Feb 25thArt Appreciation2.30pm - subject and venue tbc.
March 2020
Mon Mar 2ndCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Mar 3rdSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
Mon Mar 16thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Mar 30thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
April 2020
Tue Apr 7thSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
Mon Apr 20thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
May 2020
Mon May 4thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue May 5thSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm
Mon May 18thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
June 2020
Mon Jun 1stCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Tue Jun 2ndSinging for PleasureSt Peter's Church Hall, 2-4pm (Last session until September)
Mon Jun 15thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Jun 29thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
July 2020
Tue Jul 7thSinging for PleasureSummer Break Jul-Aug
Mon Jul 13thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Jul 27thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
August 2020
Tue Aug 4thSinging for PleasureSummer Break Jul-Aug
Mon Aug 10thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Aug 24thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
September 2020
Mon Sep 7thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Sep 21stCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
October 2020
Mon Oct 5thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Oct 19thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
November 2020
Mon Nov 2ndCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Nov 16thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
Mon Nov 30thCards & Board Games2.00pm at The Swan in Rayne.
December 2020
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.