Stanway in Colchester

Astronomy

This Group started early in 2014. You do not need to buy a telescope to benefit from this Group. Telescopes have a fairly small field of view and need practice to use. However, a good pair of binoculars is much better for the beginner, and with these you can observe easily over a larger area of sky and learn your way around the heavens.

The North Essex Astronomical Society holds very interesting and informative meetings at Silver End on the third Wednesday of each month starting at 7.30pm with the lecture starting at 8pm. These meetings are open to the public at a cost of £3 per person, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.

The Maldon U3A also holds monthly meetings at Stow Maries Airfield starting at 7.30pm. U3A members from other areas are welcome (a charge of £2 is made to cover the cost of the hall). The meetings take place on the fourth Monday of each month and offer a speaker together with some observing if the skies are clear. Although this venue is considerably further from Colchester, lifts can be arranged and the Group Leader usually has a couple of seats available.

If you are interested please use the Bluebird contact button at the side of the page to contact the Group Leader.

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Astronomy Bikers
Birdwatch 1 Birdwatch 2
Books - Non-Fiction Books - Readers Digest
Camera Club Church Visits
Computers - ICT skills Craft/Needlework/Embroidery
Creative Writing 1 Creative Writing 2
Dining Out - Chatter & Platter Dining Out - Com Bon Appetit
Dining Out - Curry Thursdays Dining Out - Grey Gourmets
Dining Out - Krishna Curry Nite Dining Out - Lunchtime Friends
Dining Out - Magnificent 7th Dining Out - Munch Bunch
Dining Out - Old Originals Dining Out - Stanway Stars
Dining Out - Tuesday Tearaways Discussion Forum
Family History Family History Online
Film Club U3A Fossils - Before the Deluge
Gardening 1 Gardening 2
Gems and Jewellery 1 Gems and Jewellery 2
Helping Hands History - Military
Indoor Games - Chess Indoor Games - MahJong
Indoor Games - Rummikub 1 Indoor Games - Rummikub 2
Indoor Games - Scrabble 1 Indoor Games - Scrabble 2
Indoor Games - Scrabble 3 Interpreting History
Mindfulness Money Matters
Music Reading New Members & Coffee Socials
Opera Appreciation Poetry Appreciation
Sing from the Heart Singing for Pleasure
Solo Travellers Spanish Conversation
Spanish Conversation Beginners Plus Spanish Intermediate
Sports - Badminton Sports - Croquet
Sports - Golf Sports - Petanque
Sports - Squash 57 Sports - Table Tennis
Sports - Tai Chi Sports - Ten Pin Bowling
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Sugarcraft Thinking Allowed
Ukulele Playing 2 Walk with Lunch
Walking - Nordic Wine Appreciation (SWAG)