Tiptree

Local History

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST BE A FULLY PAID UP MEMBER OF TIPTREE U3A BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND AN INTEREST GROUP

Welcome to the Local History and Historical Buildings Group, usually referred to as the Local History Group.

We are a group of over 50 members keen to explore local history within the county of Essex.

Our meetings take place in St Luke's Hall, usually on the 1st Thursday of the month from 2:00 pm until 3.30 pm.

Please note that on some occasions meetings may take place on a different day or at different times if we are visiting a place of interest.

New members are welcome - even if you just want to listen to one particular speaker.

Forthcoming meetings and events for 2020

2020

5 March Neil Wiffen – ‘The history and origins of the D'Arcy spice apple’

2 April Phil George - ‘Silk, Beer and Blue Row’. Tiptree’s silk factory, brewery, and a row of terraced houses

7 May Visit to Warner Textile Archive

4 June Dr. Jane Pearson – ‘Essex Hospitals before the NHS’

2 July Dr. Christopher Thornton – ‘Time Team and the lost centuries of St. Osyth – revisited’

6 August No meeting

3 September Visit to Mark’s Hall Estate and Arboretum

1 October Stephen Nunn – ‘Dr. Salter (1841-1932) of Tolleshunt D’arcy – a larger than life character’

5 November Mike Fogg and Penney McAvoy – ‘’Moot Hall, Maldon: an illustrated talk’

3 December Christmas Lunch

All meetings commence at 2:00 pm. Cost will vary between £1 and £3 depending on finances. The cost will be announced on the day. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive more details about each talk and the group outings.

To find out more please use the icon (on the right hand side of this page) to contact the Group Organiser.

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Art 3 Art Appreciation
Ballroom Dancing Birdwatching
Board Games Book Club
Bridge Buspass Safari
Card Games Chess
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Creative Writing Discovery
Discussion Group French Conversation
French For Beginners Gardening
Genealogy Jewellery Making
Knitting & Crochet Line Dancing
Local History Long Walks
Lunch Club Mahjong
Musicals Papercraft
Philosophy Photography
Shakespeare for Pleasure Short Walks
Social Group Solo Sundays
Spanish Table Tennis
Technical Photography Theatre
Ukulele Ukulele Intermediate
Woodturning