Stanway in Colchester

Talks & Tours

Lecture Meetings All members of the U3A are welcome to attend our Lecture Meetings, which feature a variety of speakers. Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month (no meeting in August) in Stanway Village Hall, Villa Road, Stanway starting at 2.15pm. Entrance and refreshments are free. The programme of speakers is advertised in the current Brochure, the February newsletter and in Dates for your Diary below. Alternative parking: The Evangelical Church on Chapel Road has kindly allowed us to park in their car park on Lecture days. Stanway U3A members also have access to Colchester U3A monthly talks, but do take your membership card with you. Use the link to Colchester U3A talks in the side panel.

Mini-Lecture Meetings Occasional meetings are held in much smaller local venues and are advertised at the monthly Lecture Meetings, in Newsletters and in Dates for your Diary below. Entrance is free, refreshments are not provided.

TOURS

All Around the Town These events go to local places of interest, usually with a guide and privileged access. These trips are advertised at the monthly Lecture Meetings, in the Newsletters and in Dates for your Diary below.

Trips and Tours These trips go further afield and can be just for the day, or sometimes a three or four day mini-break. They are advertised at the monthly Lecture Meetings, in the Newsletters and in Dates for your Diary below.

Booking Forms are available along with details for the particular event in the relevant Newsletter.

SOCIAL EVENTS

New Members and Coffee Socials These social occasions are arranged throughout the year to provide an opportunity for all Stanway U3A members to meet informally. They are advertised at the monthly Lecture Meetings, in the Newsletter and on the Noticeboard of the Welcome page on the website. All members are very welcome to attend. Please check Newsletter for exact dates, times and venues.

Group Leaders Business Buffet Once a year in August there is a ‘Thank You’ event for all Stanway U3A Group Leaders.


Dates for your Diary
July 2019
Fri Jul 26thOtherStanway U3A are holding a Beetle Drive on Friday 26 July at 1.30pm for a 2pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, CO3 0RH. All members welcome - join us for an afternoon of fun and laughter. Free admission.
September 2019
Fri Sep 13thMeetingA talk about When Birds Sing by Saffron Summerfield at 2.15pm Friday (doors open from 1.45pm) on 13 September 2019 in Stanway Village Hall, Villa Road, CO3 0RH
Wed Sep 18thOutingSt Paul's Cathedral and A Day in the City - details in the June Newsletter
October 2019
Wed Oct 9thOutingAll Around the Town - The Munnings Art Museum, Dedham > details in July Newsletter
Fri Oct 11thMeetingA talk about Colchester Military Hospital by Dr Paul Byrne at 2.15pm Friday (doors open from 1.45pm) on 11 October 2019 in Stanway Village Hall, Villa Road, CO3 0RH

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