Rayleigh

Events

NEW EVENTS - TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

SUMMER FUN QUIZ NIGHT- SATURDAY 6th August 2022 - 7 - 10 pm

A very popular event, this is open to all members and the price of a ticket is £4 per member.

Tickets will be available at our June & July Members meetings or you can contact Val Whitehouse on val_whitehouse@yahoo.co.uk or by calling her on 01702 512717

COACH TRIP TO AUDLEY END - WEDNESDAY 17th AUGUST 2022 - Coach pick-up from 9.30 am - return by 6.30pm

This is open to all members and the price of a ticket is £15 per member which includes coach travel and entry to the house. Bring a packed lunch or eat out at one of the cafes at the venue.

Tickets will be available at our June & July Members meeting or you can contact Jane Reeve on janereeve@rayleighu3a.co.uk or by calling her on 01268 770324

TALK FOR ALL & AFTERNOON TEA - TUESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2022 - 2 - 4 pm at the British Legion Hall

Guy Bartlett will be returning to give a talk on 'The Icon of the Skies - the Concorde Story.' This is open to all members and the price of a ticket is £11 per member which includes a delicious afternoon tea.

Tickets will be available at our July Members meeting or you can contact Val Skam on 01268 786172 or by email to valerieskam@gmail.com

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings of Rayleigh u3a are now to be held on the 1st Wednesday of each month (excluding August & December) at the Holy Trinity Church Main Hall, Rectory Garth, Rayleigh, SS6 8BB. The meetings take place between 1.45pm – 4.00pm and are open to all our members.

Monthly Meetings provide an ideal opportunity to socialise, read the notice boards for details on forthcoming events, buy tickets and visit the book stall whilst chatting to other members. A PowerPoint display on the stage also gives details of events and information to members. Approximately at 2.15pm we welcome everyone to the meeting and at 2.30pm there is a talk by a Speaker, usually followed by any questions.

There is limited parking is available in the Church Car Park (accessed from Rectory Garth), or in two nearby Council Car Parks.

Educational & Social Events

A wide variety of events are planned throughout the year. Our Educational Events have included a Cybercrime Presentation, The History of Spoken English & English Surnames, a Coach Trip to Ely Cathedral, and Study Days on Japanese Costume and 65 Years in Horticulture by Jim Buttress, both of which included lunch at Saxon Hall.

Our Talks for All take place in a smaller venue with speakers and light refreshments, have included presentations on The Birds in your Garden, The Red Arrows, History of Cartoons and John Dudley & the Nine Days Queen.

Our Social Events have included a Fish & Chips & Lunchtime Entertainment, Tiptree Farm Tour & Cream Tea, Quiz Nights, Christmas Afternoon Tea, a trip to Chatham Dockyards ‘Salute to the 40s’ day and a Murder Mystery Evening at the Museum of Power.

Click here to see details of Past Events.