Maldon U3A

Local and General History Group: Past Events.

Meetings and Visits 2018:

22 JanMedieval Religion, Myths and Ghost storiesBen Crussell
26 FebRural Essex in Victorian and Edwardian TimesPeter Layzell
26 Mar“Where there’s a Will there’s a Way” Lynne Raymond
23 AprVisit to Newmarket - home of the "Sport of Kings"
25 JunWalking Tour of Moulsham Street, Chelmsford
23 JulHistory of Langford Water Works and Museum of Power Patrick Chaplin
AugNo meeting
24 Sep“Kentish Curios”: A visit to less well known parts of Kent
22 OctFrom Rural Essex and Suffolk to Battles of the SommeKate Cole
26 NovThe History of SurnamesCharlie Haylock
DecNo meeting

Meetings and Visits 2017

23 JanThe Siege of ColchesterJohn Dean
27 FebLangford and Langford GrovePatrick Chaplin & Irene Allen
27 MarThe Rise and Fall of Colchester’s “Good Time Girls” 1855-1895Dr Jane Pearson
24 AprVisit to Knebworth House
22 MayBroomfield’s Princely Burial SiteChristine Whybrow
26 JunA Walking Tour of Colchester
24 JulLocal Medieval HistoryBen Crussell
AugNo meeting
25 SepA Walking Tour of Canterbury
23 OctMundon Facts and FablesChristine McDonald
27 NovHistorical ChelmsfordJohn Pamphilon
DecNo meeting

Report & pictures taken during 2015

Click here to see the report on the trip to Flanders.

Meetings and Visits 2011

DateSubject Speaker and Additional Information
Tuesday, 3rd May Maldon and the Great War Stephen Nunn
Monday, 23rd May Visit to Great Dunmow Maltings and Museum Cost £3.50 inc tea
Meet 2.15pm at Dunmow - Car share
Monday, 27th June Visit to Museum of Kent Life & River Medway Boat Trip Cost £21
Pick-up at 9.15am
Monday, 25 July The Dutch Quarter in Colchester Roy Walters
August No Meeting  
Monday, 26th September Visit to Eltham Palace Pick-up at 9.30am
Cost £10
Monday, 24th October Essex Railways
1901 to the present day
Adrian Wright
Monday, 28th November Bolingbroke and Wenley
The History of a Department Store
Richard Wenley
December No Meeting  

Report & pictures taken during 2012

Click here to see a report of the Olympic Group - 2012

Report & pictures taken during 2011

Click here to see a report of the Museum of Kent Life & River Medway Boat Trip - June 2011

Click here to see a report of the Visit to Royal Chelsea Hospital - March 2011

Report & pictures taken during 2010

Click here to see a report of the Olympic Village Trip - March 2010

Report & pictures taken during 2008

Click here to see a report of the Visit to Colchester - July 2008

Click here to see a report of the Trip to the Bank of England - March 2008

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Last revised 15 December 2018.