Maldon & District U3A

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Monthly Meetings       Maldon & District U3A Information.
Current 2014 Newsletters           Past Meetings
Social Activities           Past Social Events
Outings                    Past Outings & Visits
Activity Groups             Meeting Place Directions
Committee           Links & Contact

Latest Changes
24th January 2015 Minor change to "Committee" page and deleted Seasons Greetings.
Moved the Nov & Dec 2014 report and photos from the Home Page to the Past Meetings Folder, 2014.
Moved the Dec 2013 Mtg Report and Photos from the Home Page to the Past Meetings Folder, 2013.


The Maldon & District U3A was launched in May 1998 and has flourished into an enthusiastic group of some 400 members.   There are currently vacancies so If you would like to join then please contact the Membership Secretary, Alan Clarke, 01621 828093 or Email at:

They have a meeting with a guest speaker usually on the 3rd Monday of each month, now in the Wickham Bishops Village Hall, see the link to "Meeting Place Directions", above.

The doors open at 1.30pm for a 1.45pm start.

There are about 40 activity groups available which are held in Members’ houses, various halls and rooms in Maldon. They are all self-regulating and self-funding and their aim is to provide a forum for informed discussion, to develop a practical skill or enjoy a leisure activity in the company of others.

Members are encouraged to form new groups on whatever subject that takes their fancy.
They must provide their own co-ordinator and venue etc.

Membership is £19.00 for the year, 1st May 2014 - 30th April 2015.

You may down-load an A4 PDF version of the Application Form by clicking here

An excellent Newsletter is published each month, sent to those who are on E-Mail, given to Members who attend the Monthly Meeting or otherwise it is posted to their home.   That is service!

Monthly Meetings at Wickham Bishops Village Hall

The doors open at 1.30pm for a 1.45pm start.

Wickham Bishops Village Hall
Wickham Bishops Village Hall taken before June 2012.

Wickham Bishops Village Hall
Wickham Bishops Village Hall taken June 2012 when 2 stacks of Solar Panels appeared.
Note the queue before 1.30pm.

Monthly Monday Meetings

3rd Monday in the Month "Maldon U3A meet in the Village Hall at Wickham Bishops"
Monday, 16th February 2015. "Forensic work in the Police Force"
By Bob Milne, Former Head of Forensics at New Scotland Yard.
Bob will talk about his fascinating work and close involvement in the development of forensic methods and processes. He has many interesting anecdotes and stories about famous cases too.

Monday, 16th March 2015. "History of the Canals’
By Pauline Dickinson.
Pauline talks about the culture, traditions and life on the canals.

Monday, 20th April 2015. "The Man Who Discovered Beatrix Potter’
By Andrew Wiltshire.
Andrew will talk about his family connections to Leslie Linder, the man who ‘discovered’ Beatrix Potter by spending nine years breaking the code she used in her private journal.

Social Activities, Outings and Events

This list will be updated soon to be especially useful for the organizers of other events so that we don't clash.
Please give your fullest support, these events are for fun and are not to raise funds.
If you have any suggestions for other events please let any of the Social Committee know.

Further details, lists and tickets will be available closer to the date.

Date Activity
2015 Event
Monday 2nd March 2015 Trip to Shell Haven & London Gateway - Maritime.
Wednesday 18th March 2015 Talk on Bethnal Green - London Walks & Talks.
Friday 27th March 2015 Afternoon Social Event.
Wednesday 15th April Talk on Bethnal Green - London Walks & Talks.
27th to 29th April Flanders - Lest we Forget - Local History Group.
24th to 27th May 4 Day trip to Liverpool -"The Three Queens" - Martime.
Thursday, 11th June Visit to the British Library and Temple Church - Plantagenet.
Please Note The above events may change - consult the Monthly Magazine and your Group Leaders.

Activity Groups

Click on those underlined to see more details.
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Bird Watching, (the feathered variety!)
Botany Group
Elizabethan Age
Family History
French Conversation
German conversation and culture
Local History
Just Jazz
London Walks & Talks
    Luncheon Club
Musical Appreciation
New Friends
General Outings
Petanque (Boule)
Scottish Country Dancing
Sing For Pleasure
Table Tennis
TenPin Bowling
Wine Groups 1-2-3 and 4
Writing for Fun

Group Contact Telephone number 01245 225657

Booklet is available from the Group Contact with full details of venue and times etc.

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