Interest Groups Online Groups

Social History

This group has now widened to include all Social History, so its scope has now widened considerably! Some of the subject ideas could possibly be: Social Order (Class); 19th century Poor Laws; notable persons with social impact, like Earl of Shaftesbury and Florence Nightingale; food; Irish Famine; education etc. etc. Ideas and offers of presentations are welcome.


Last Monday of the month at 2 pm

Group Size & Availability

Minimum 10, maximum 25

Waiting List

How to Join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

If you would be interested in helping to lead a group around this subject or any other, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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