Date posted: 05-03-2012
THURROCK branch of U3A held its Monthly meeting at the Civic Hall Grays.
Chairperson, Maggie Whitbread, introduced the members of the newly elected committee before introducing the guest speaker, John Knowles, a Pearly King who , dressed in his full regalia, told the origins of the tradition in 1855. He continued by leading a singalong of Cockney and music hall songs accompanying himself on guitar.
The next meeting will be held on March 28 at the same venue.