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.
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|
|Mon Nov 26th||Social||COFFEE AFTERNOON - 2.30pm – 4.00pm AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)|
|Wed Dec 5th||Social||CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT SAXON HALL Note Change of Venue from Chalkwell Rooms - Three Course Meal, Coffee/Tea, Private Bar & Coach Travel. 12.30pm Arrival for Lunch at 1.00pm. Entertainment by the Daisy Bowlers 2.30pm—3.30pm. SOLD OUT|
|Thu Jan 3rd||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Tony Tuckwell - 'New Hall - Essex's Unknown Royal Palace'|
|Thu Feb 7th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Steve Scruton - 'My Life on Radio'|
|Thu Feb 21st||Social||POP IN COFFEE MORNING - 10.30am – 12 noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)|
|Thu Mar 7th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH -Speaker, David Williams - 'Pounds, Shillings and Poverty'|
|Mon Mar 11th||Other||TALKS FOR ALL AT CLOISTER HALL, HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, RAYLEIGH - 2pm to 4pm - "The Magic of Birds in your Garden" - Graham Mee, RSPB. Tickets £3 to include tea/coffee & biscuits.|
|Thu Apr 4th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Brian Carline - 'An amusing account of Life in our Schools'|
|Mon Apr 15th||Other||TALKS FOR ALL AT CLOISTER HALL, HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, RAYLEIGH - 2pm to 4pm - "The Red Arrows" - Guy Bartlett. Tickets £3 to include tea/coffee & biscuits.|
|Thu May 2nd||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Annual General Meeting followed by Speaker, Margaret Mills - 'Skeletons in their Cupboards' (about the lives of two best selling Victorian novelists Elizabeth Braddon and Wilkie Collins).|
|Thu May 30th||Meeting||NEW MEMBERS MEETING from 10am - Noon AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH HALL, RAYLEIGH|
|Thu Jun 6th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker,Terry Taber - 'My Life in Ladies Underwear'|
|Thu Jun 27th||Meeting||GROUP LEADERS AND NEW MEMBERS MEETING - 10 am to noon at W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL).|
|Thu Jul 4th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Roger Slade -"Shackleton - 'Endurance' - Expedition"|
|Thu Sep 5th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Dudley Chignall - 'Beatrix Potter - The Lake District - Her Art and Inspiration'|
|Thu Oct 3rd||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - to be advised|
|Thu Nov 7th||Meeting||MONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH -Speaker, Dr James Taylor - "Brilliant British Humour in the Forgotten Art of the Picture Postcard: 1840-1950's"|
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