News from Todmorden U3A

  • June’s Monthly Meeting June 27, 2016

    Greetings. The AGM was organised excellently by Keith Coates, the outgoing Chairman, and Marion Kershaw was returned as Secretary, Dinah Kenworthy as Membership Secretary, and Ernie Rogan became Chairman, there ...

  • Newsletter, Summer 2016 May 29, 2016

    Here is the second issue of the Newsletter. Once again I must thank Jean Pearson for putting it together with assistance from Christine Richmond. Regards, Keith Coates (chairman)

  • May’s Monthly Meeting May 29, 2016

    We had another well attended meeting this afternoon. There were about 130 present, including 4 visitors. Our speaker was Gill Russell, who is the Chairman (the term they use rather than ...

  • April’s Monthly Meeting April 23, 2016

    On yet another glorious day 125 members and visitors were willing to forgo their gardening duties to attend our April meeting. 80 members renewed their subscriptions and I would like ...

  • March’s Monthly Meeting March 21, 2016

    Greetings to all. On a glorious St Patrick’s day 102 members and 10 visitors attended our March meeting. U3A Todmorden has now reached the milestone figure of 500 members, in just ...

  • February’s Monthly Meeting February 22, 2016

    Dear Members, We had another well attended meeting at Central Methodists on Thursday last, the 17th February; 122 members and 10 visitors were present. Five new members were recruited, bringing our ...

  • January’s Monthly Meeting January 27, 2016

    Dear Members We got off to a good start with a full house for our first meeting of 2016. There was a short talk from Daniel Jessop, Volunteer and Events Coordinator at ...

  • December’s Monthly Meeting December 28, 2015

    Dear Members On Thursday 17th December we had our last monthly meeting of 2015. It was, as all the year’s meetings have been, well attended. Refreshments, including the much appreciated “non-alcoholic punch”, ...

  • Newsletter, Winter 2015 November 23, 2015

    The first such publication since the early days of U3A Todmorden has just been completed. I am grateful to Jean Pearson and Christine Richmond for their work ...

  • Monthly Meeting: Did I See Marilyn? November 23, 2015

    Last Thursday’s meeting was again well attended in spite of the appalling weather. Our speaker was Allan Stuttard whose subject was advertised as “From Tod to Korea and Back. National ...

  • Monthly Meeting: Shibden Hall October 30, 2015

    The meeting on October 15th was well attended with 127 present (126 members and one visitor). Our speaker, Pat Osborne, presented an illuminating insight into the history of Shibden Hall and particularly ...

  • Monthly Meeting: Back Issues August 3, 2015

    Back Issues The last meeting of U3A Todmorden involved members in more physical activity than is usual at its monthly meetings. They were encouraged by their guest speaker, Lynne Midwinter, to ...

  • India: extremes and contrasts June 29, 2015

    If members and guests attending the May Todmorden U3A general meeting expected Sally Pulvertuft’s talk on India – Extremes and Contrasts to be traveller’s tales accompanied by a plethora of ...

  • Chairman’s report June 2015 June 19, 2015

    Today we had two meetings. Annual General Meeting The AGM was held before the normal general meeting. The Minutes of last year`s meeting were approved and the Annual Report and Accounts for ...

  • Summat a Nowt June 10, 2015

    Members of Todmorden U3A were presented with a different format when the main speaker was introduced at their April general meeting. Peter Carrigan, U3A’s speaker finder, interviewed Steve Murty about ...