Rayleigh

Events

RAYLEIGH U3A MONTHLY MEETINGS

Rayleigh U3A meet at the Mill Hall Arts & Events Centre situated alongside the historic Windmill off Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 7ED. Telephone 01268 778171.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of each month in the Main Hall. Parking is available in two Council Car Parks nearby.

The doors open to members at 1.45pm when soft drinks and biscuits will be available (if prefered coffee/tea is available in the adjacent Coffee Mill Bar). This is an ideal time to socialise, visit the book table, buy tickets for events and a chance to talk with fellow members and group leaders. At 2.30pm the Chairman’s Welcome and Notices, Group News and Event updates will take place followed by the Speaker at 2.45pm allowing time for questions towards the end.

The Meeting closes at 4pm.

Events in recent years include a Festival of Words, a Family History Study Day, a Trip to the Palace of Westminster, the Annual Christmas Lunch, the London Book Club Tour, the Speaker Lunch in 2012, Speaker Lunch in 2013, Speakers Lunch 2014 a Royal Variety Party Night during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year and the Significant Anniversaries 2015 Study Day.

SEE OUR FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS BELOW


Dates for your Diary
February 2018
Thu Feb 22ndSocialNEW YEAR COFFEE MORNING - 10am - Noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)
March 2018
Thu Mar 1stMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Roger Slade - "Ernest Shackleton"
Wed Mar 21stOtherLITERARY LUNCH AT SAXON HALL - 11am – 2.30pm - MAUREEN STILLER (HON SEC JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY OF THE UK) - ‘Introducing Jane Austen The Woman and the Writer’. Morning coffee/tea & biscuits. Hot Buffet Lunch. Free raffle. Tickets £16.00 - NOW ON SALE AT MONTHLY MEETINGS.
April 2018
Thu Apr 5thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker from Canine Partners - "Amazing Dogs Transforming Lives with Disabilities".
Sat Apr 21stSocialQUIZ NIGHT AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH HALL, RAYLEIGH - 7.30pm – 10.30pm Make up a team of 8 or join a table and make new friends. Bring your own drinks & nibbles. NOW ON SALE AT MONTHLY MEETING - £4
May 2018
Thu May 3rdMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Dr Harvey Holmes - "Emerging Viruses: HIV, Ebola, Zika - What Next?"
Thu May 31stMeetingNEW MEMBERS MEETING FROM 10am - Noon AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH HALL, RAYLEIGH
June 2018
Thu Jun 7thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Rev. David Tudor - "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Thu Jun 28thMeetingNEW MEMBERS AND GROUP LEADERS COFFEE MORNING FROM 10am - Noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)
July 2018
Thu Jul 5thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Toni Mount MA - "Everyday Life In Medieval London"
September 2018
Thu Sep 6thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Keith Baldwin - "When Doctors and Policemen Start To Look Young"
Thu Sep 13thSocialCOFFEE MORNING - 10am - Noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)
Wed Sep 19thStudy DayHISTORY OF SPOKEN ENGLISH & ENGLISH SURNAMES AT SAXON HALL - CHARLIE HAYLOCK (Historian, regular contributor to Suffolk Radio and author) - 11am to 3.30pm A morning and an afternoon talk with a Two Course Set Lunch Tickets £20 on sale from April Monthly Meeting
October 2018
Thu Oct 4thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Lucy Allen - "From Titanic to Mary Poppins, a Stuntwoman’s Life"
Mon Oct 15thOtherTALKS FOR ALL AT WI HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL) - 2.30pm – 4.00pm "How Science came to Scotland Yard - Robert Milne" Tickets £2 on sale from April Monthly Meeting
November 2018
Thu Nov 1stMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Performers, Steve and Carol Robson - "Fools Gold" (Acoustic Music Performance telling the hidden histories, mysteries and tragedies that lie behind well known songs and famous events).
Mon Nov 12thOtherTALKS FOR ALL AT WI HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL) - 2.30pm – 4.00pm "The History of Cartoons from William Hogarth to Private Eye" - Ian Keable Tickets £2 on sale from April Monthly Meeting
Mon Nov 26thSocialCOFFEE AFTERNOON - 2.00pm – 4.00pm AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)
December 2018
Wed Dec 5thSocialCHRISTMAS LUNCH AT THE CHALKWELL ROOMS

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