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Hobbies add colour and variety to our lives. In this section, we feature activities to inspire your own interests.

  • Owning a pet

    For many of us a pet can be a loyal companion, particularly if we live alone or don’t have regular contact with friends and family.
  • Trace your family tree

    Looking into your family history could take you on an adventure of discovery. Find out where to start.

The arrival of colour TV

Michael Nelson shares his memories of when colour television was first introduced.

See what activities and groups your local Age UK runs


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