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|
|Thu Feb 22nd||Social||NEW YEAR COFFEE MORNING - 10am - Noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)|
|Thu Mar 1st||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Roger Slade - "Ernest Shackleton"|
|Wed Mar 21st||Other||LITERARY 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.|
|Thu Apr 5th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker from Canine Partners - "Amazing Dogs Transforming Lives with Disabilities".|
|Sat Apr 21st||Social||QUIZ 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|
|Thu May 3rd||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Dr Harvey Holmes - "Emerging Viruses: HIV, Ebola, Zika - What Next?"|
|Thu May 31st||Meeting||NEW MEMBERS MEETING FROM 10am - Noon AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH HALL, RAYLEIGH|
|Thu Jun 7th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Rev. David Tudor - "Who Do You Think You Are?"|
|Thu Jun 28th||Meeting||NEW MEMBERS AND GROUP LEADERS COFFEE MORNING FROM 10am - Noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)|
|Thu Jul 5th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Toni Mount MA - "Everyday Life In Medieval London"|
|Thu Sep 6th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Keith Baldwin - "When Doctors and Policemen Start To Look Young"|
|Thu Sep 13th||Social||COFFEE MORNING - 10am - Noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)|
|Wed Sep 19th||Study Day||HISTORY 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|
|Thu Oct 4th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Lucy Allen - "From Titanic to Mary Poppins, a Stuntwoman’s Life"|
|Mon Oct 15th||Other||TALKS 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|
|Thu Nov 1st||Meeting||MONTHLY 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 12th||Other||TALKS 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 26th||Social||COFFEE AFTERNOON - 2.00pm – 4.00pm AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)|
|Wed Dec 5th||Social||CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT THE CHALKWELL ROOMS|
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