Royston retirees take part in virtual Zoom tour of London

Royston U3A is holding its monthly meetings via Zoom to protect its members. Picture: Royston U3A

Royston U3A is holding its monthly meetings via Zoom to protect its members. Picture: Royston U3A - Credit: Archant

Members of Royston’s University of the Third Age (U3A) took part in a virtual walking tour of London in their first monthly meeting since lockdown.

Thanks to the wonders of Zoom, 100 Royston U3A members were given a virtual tour of Fulham and Chelsea by blue badge guide Emma Matthews.

The group’s first online session went smoothly, without any technical hitches.

Welcoming everyone back, chairman Jackie Gellert said: “It’s wonderful that by being able to embrace technology we can all meet up and see one another again.”

The University of the Third Age is aimed at retired and semi-retired people, enabling them to meet and explore new topics together.


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Royston U3A has over 30 interest groups, and some including book groups and groups to discuss current affairs have started meeting online.

For more information go to www.u3asites.org.uk/royston

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