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 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". NB: A FRAUD PREVENTION PRESENTATION will follow the talk and the Meeting will conclude at 4.30pm|
|Sat Jul 21st||Outing||COACH TRIP TO BEXHILL-ON-SEA - GREAT GATSBY FAIR. Marching bands, dance displays, food festival, Afternoon Charleston Tea Party and Roaring Twenties Swing Band. Tickets £27 on sale at Monthly Meeting or contact Social Events Organiser via Contact page|
|Thu Aug 2nd||Other||MILL HALL, RAYLEIGH FROM 1.30pm to 4.30pm - 'STAY SAFE' (A Joint U3A & Essex Police Presentation on Preventing Cybercrime)Tickets £2 on sale at July Monthly Meeting - Includes Tea/Coffee and Biscuits. NB: This is not a normal Monthly Meeting|
|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 SOLD OUT|
|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" SOLD OUT|
|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 SOLD OUT|
|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 CHALKWELL PARK ROOMS, LONDON ROAD, WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA - 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. Tickets: £28 — from the Social Events Table at Monthly Meetings|
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