Braintree Area


To send an email to the Group Contact, Sheila Mead use the link top right of this page.
Sheila will be in touch either by email, or to have a chat if you would like to include your 'phone number'.

We the Outings Team ~ Sheila Mead, Rebecca Fuller and Heather Hurcomb invite you to join us for another year of Places to Go and Things to Do with lots of fun and laughter along the way.
We welcome you on our trips but must point out that your place is not secured until full payment is received
All payments are non-refundable BUT we will do our best to find a replacement for you if you are unable to go on the outing booked.
We ask that you let us know as soon as possible if you are NOT able to join us on a trip so that we have as much time as possible to find a replacement.


Hello everyone, we are 'Up and Running! and very much looking forward to getting together again'

Work is in progress for getting out and about, The trips we have in mind are.

March.... A visit to Bardfield for Wine Tasting and Lunch
April.... Theatre Trip to Cliffs Pavilion to see 'Singin' in the Rain'
May...... Maldon Museum and Lunch on a barge moored on the Quay
June..... We are off to Norfolk Broads for a trip aboard the paddle steamer 'Southern Comfort'
July..... We have a visit to Dover Castle ...taking us back in time.
Aug...... A day out at Kew Gardens to wander at our leisure.
Sept..... Theatre trip Cliffs Pavilion to see 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
Oct...... A day out in Cambridge for you to explore as you choose.
Nov...... A Christmas Market to lead us into the festive season.
Dec...... A grand way to finish the year ..A visit to the Royal Albert Hall.

Each of the above trips will be released with full and final details nearer their chosen date

Keep up to date via this page and the Outings Notice board at the General Monthly Meetings. We hope you will be travelling with us soon.


Cliffs Pavilion 'SINGIN' in the RAIN' Thursday 7th April Matinee 2.30.... 29seats only

Pick-up: Braintree railway station ..... Depart: 12.45

Cost: £48.15 (inc.Ticket and Coach hire) Payment due please, by 2nd February to secure your seats.

Cheques made payable to:- Braintree Area U3A

Organiser Sheila on 01376321198 or through link at the top right of this page.

Don't wait for a Rainy Day! come and join us....BOOK NOW


Please feel free to contact organisers with any queries.
If the outing you wanted to book is 'sold out' still make contact. We often have a 'standby list' in case vacancies occur and it may be possible for you to fill one of these places.
If you are a new member or have not travelled with us before on one of our trips come and join us this season.
The outings are taken from suggestions put forward by the YOU the MEMBERS so please be part of them.
Watch this web page and the Outings Notice Board at the Monthly Meetings for news updates.