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.

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
November 2018
Mon Nov 26thSocialCOFFEE AFTERNOON - 2.30pm – 4.00pm AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)
December 2018
Wed Dec 5thSocialCHRISTMAS 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
January 2019
Thu Jan 3rdMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Tony Tuckwell - 'New Hall - Essex's Unknown Royal Palace'
February 2019
Thu Feb 7thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Steve Scruton - 'My Life on Radio'
Thu Feb 21stSocialPOP IN COFFEE MORNING - 10.30am – 12 noon AT W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL)
March 2019
Thu Mar 7thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH -Speaker, David Williams - 'Pounds, Shillings and Poverty'
Mon Mar 11thOtherTALKS 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.
April 2019
Thu Apr 4thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Brian Carline - 'An amusing account of Life in our Schools'
Mon Apr 15thOtherTALKS FOR ALL AT CLOISTER HALL, HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, RAYLEIGH - 2pm to 4pm - "The Red Arrows" - Guy Bartlett. Tickets £3 to include tea/coffee & biscuits.
May 2019
Thu May 2ndMeetingMONTHLY 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 30thMeetingNEW MEMBERS MEETING from 10am - Noon AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH HALL, RAYLEIGH
June 2019
Thu Jun 6thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker,Terry Taber - 'My Life in Ladies Underwear'
Thu Jun 27thMeetingGROUP LEADERS AND NEW MEMBERS MEETING - 10 am to noon at W I HALL, RAYLEIGH (IN FRONT OF MILL HALL).
July 2019
Thu Jul 4thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Roger Slade -"Shackleton - 'Endurance' - Expedition"
September 2019
Thu Sep 5thMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - Speaker, Dudley Chignall - 'Beatrix Potter - The Lake District - Her Art and Inspiration'
October 2019
Thu Oct 3rdMeetingMONTHLY MEETING AT MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH - to be advised
November 2019
Thu Nov 7thMeetingMONTHLY 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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