Harwich Peninsula


Harwich Penisula U3A hold their monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at 2.00pm. These meetings are held at the Waterfront, Dovercourt. The meeting programme of talks is below.

We also have several groups who organise their own events. The programmes for these events are below under the group title.

Dates for your Diary
March 2019
Mon Mar 25thWalkingTendring village hall, circular walk to Gravel Woods.
Wed Mar 27thPoetry2 p.m. Spring.
April 2019
Mon Apr 1st10+ Miles WalkingMelton area Contact leader Liz Smith 01255 507030
Tue Apr 2ndNature and WildlifeMeet at Stour Woods Car Park, Wrabness at 10.30 am for a wild flower stroll and to hear and see early migrant birds.
Fri Apr 12th6s and 7s WalkingMeet at 10 15 am at the car park for Trimley marshes. The nearest postcode is IP11 OUD and the grid reference is 275357. Go on the A14 towards Felixstowe and turn off at junction 59 for Trimley St Martin. Turn left at the next roundabout and then right into Station Road. Go over the railway line and continue straight on until you get to the car park on the right.
Wed Apr 24thPoetryD.H. Lawrence.
Mon Apr 29thWalkingBradfield, Mistley Woods to Manningtree, ( please note not 4th Monday as 4th is Easter).
May 2019
Mon May 6th10+ Miles WalkingBluebell walk Contact leader Denis Baldry 01206 619084
Tue May 7thNature and WildlifeMeet at 10.30 am at Chalkney Woods Car Park CO6 2PH for a stroll through the bluebells. Take the A1124 off the A12 at Stanway towards Earl's Colne. Just before Earl's Colne turn right towards Great Tey which will take you to the Car Park for Chalkney Woods. Can also be approached via Mark's Tey on the A120
Fri May 10th6s and 7s WalkingMeet at 10 15 am at the car park near the viaduct at Chappel for a walk taking in Chalkney woods. Take the A1124 Halstead Road from the A12 through Aldham and into Chappel. Turn left up Swan Street, past the Swan pub to a road on the left which leads to the children’s play area. This is the car park.
Wed May 22ndPoetryVictorian poets.
June 2019
Mon Jun 3rd10+ Miles WalkingSuffolk/river Deben Contact leader Cath Hartwell 01255 880234
Tue Jun 4thNature and WildlifeTrying to arrange a visit to Abbott's Hall Farm, headquarters of Essex Wildlife Trust at Great Wigborough CO5 7RZ. Details will be sent out by email
Fri Jun 14th6s and 7s WalkingMeet at 10 15am for a walk round Tollesbury Wick marshes. Take the B1026 to Tolleshunt D’arcy, then the B1023 to Tollesbury. Go straight on past the square which leads to the church, then bear left into Woodroffe Road towards the marina. The car park is on the left-grid reference 965195
Wed Jun 26thPoetryNew poet laureate.
July 2019
Mon Jul 1st10+ Miles WalkingShotley peninsula via ferry Contact leader Liz Smith 01255 507030
Wed Jul 24thPoetryThe moon and space.
August 2019
Mon Aug 5th10+ Miles WalkingClare to Cavendish Contact leader Dave Johnson 01255 506221
September 2019
Mon Sep 2nd10+ Miles WalkingTollesbury area Contact leader Sue Mather 07821 545772