News from Todmorden U3A

  • “I’ll Put My Mind to Anything” July 3, 2018

    U3A Todmorden heard a cracking talk from Allan Shalks on Thursday, June 21st. Enigmatically titled ‘My Interesting Life’, that’s just what it turned out to be. Inspired by his grandchildren urging ...

  • Happy 10th Anniversary, U3A Todmorden! June 2, 2018

    On Thursday, May 17th, U3A Todmorden met to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its first members’ monthly meeting. We were honoured by the attendance of Cllr Christine Potter, Mayor of Todmorden, ...

  • April’s monthly meeting April 22, 2018

    Members meeting 19 April 2018. Greetings to all members. A sweltering day and the committee expected a smaller than usual attendance. However 132 members and visitors gave up gardening duties to attend. ...

  • March’s monthly meeting March 18, 2018

    Greetings to all members. Another full house. It is very heartening for the committee, our Speaker Finder Peter Carrigan,  and our speakers to see so many members attending. Our guests were ...

  • February’s Monthly Meeting February 18, 2018

    Greetings to all members. Another full house. All our usual chairs were used and the reserve wooden chairs had to be brought out, for the late comers. Our guests were Cllr ...

  • Nemesis – Directrix and Retributress January 25, 2018

    by Anthony Peter. On Thursday, 18th January, U3A Todmorden’s monthly meeting’s guest speaker was Dr Emma Stafford, a Senior Lecturer in Classics at Leeds University and author of the guidebook to ...

  • January’s Monthly Meeting January 18, 2018

    20/01/18 15:22 Greetings to all members and, on behalf of the committee, Happy New Year to all those who could not attend. We had a good turn out, considering the poor weather, ...

  • December’s Monthly Meeting December 23, 2017

    23/12/17 15:15. Greetings to all members. 112 members and guests, including one very recent new member, attended our informal December meeting. If it was not possible ...

  • November’s Monthly Meeting November 18, 2017

    Thursday 16 November 2017, 11:03pm. Greetings to all members; 123 members and 9 visitors attended on a bright winter’s afternoon. We were tight for space, but the refurbishment of Central Methodist ...

  • October’s Monthly Meeting October 21, 2017

    09:20, 20th October 2017. Good Morning. 109 members attended yesterday’s monthly meeting and were both enlightened and entertained by Sheila Antrobus and her presentation, ‘Check it, don’t Chuck it!’ There were more than ...

  • Greenwode to Gibson to National Trust October 17, 2017

    by Anthony Peter. On Thursday 21st September U3A Todmorden were lucky to secure the services of Trevor Moody, a National Trust volunteer speaker, to tell us about Gibson Mill and Hardcastle ...

  • September’s Monthly Meeting September 22, 2017

    7pm, 21st September Good Evening Fellow Members, I was asked by the committee to take over as Acting Chairman this month in the absence of both our Chairman, Ernie Rogan and our ...

  • August’s Monthly Meeting August 17, 2017

    8pm, 17th August Good evening members of U3A Todmorden! 104 members (including six new members) and seven visitors attended our Members’ meeting at the Central Methodist Church this afternoon. Because our Chairman was ...

  • July’s Monthly Meeting July 21, 2017

    Greetings to all members. We had 111 members, four visitors and four new members present at our AGM and I welcome the members who joined on the day. The committee ...

  • Bernard Lockett and Neil Smith enthral U3A Todmorden June 20, 2017

    by Anthony Peter. May and June have been musical months for U3A Todmorden. In May, members enjoyed the return of Bernard Lockett whose talk focused on the political and social satire ...