Interest Groups Online Groups

Coffee and Conversation

stripy cup of tea/ coffee outside with sun rays shining on it

The purpose of this group is to bring IGO members from different groups together via zoom. We have already had two of these meetings which have been well attended. We organise a zoom session with breakout rooms. All you have to do is come along and bring a cup of coffee or tea; a piece of cake is optional. We then break into smaller groups for a more intimate chat and exchange of ideas - about IGO or otherwise!

These sessions run for an hour once a month, and we will arrange for a different day and time each month to ensure that everyone has a chance to join.

Use the link below to join this group.


Read some of the group's History-based conversation starters

Read about a group meeting in the November 2023 News Extra


Next meeting Thursday 4th April at 3pm (please note, first Thursday)

Group Size & Availability

Up to 300

Spaces Available

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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