News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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 ...

  • ‘My convict ancestors’ April 17, 2015

    Todmorden U3A member Sue Hayter made no apologies for having convict ancestors when she spoke at the March general meeting, in a talk entitled My Convict Ancestors – A Genealogical ...

  • Chairman’s Report: February 2015 February 22, 2015

    Dear Members At our meeting on Thursday we had the highest ever attendance of 141 (128 members and 13 visitors) .Four new members joined which brings our total membership to 400. For ...

  • Magna Carta resource page January 15, 2015

    This is the resources page for the U3A Todmorden Magna Carta group. We met January to April 2015, the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta.  Our co-convenor ...

  • Christmas meeting: Acting Chairman’s report December 18, 2014

    What a splendid afternoon – full of interest and excitement. We gave our thanks to Alison Greenwood and all the refreshment volunteers for a special start to our meeting. ...

  • Misgivings and the joy of canals November 19, 2014

    Misgivings, was what Todmorden Mayor, Michael Gill felt, when contemplating the title of the talk due to be given at the October Todmorden U3A general meeting. Michael was a guest ...

  • Next meeting November 20th November 16, 2014

    U3a member Mike Darke will be talking about Yorkies and le Tour de France.  As ever, 1:45 for a 2:00 start at the Central Methodists in Todmorden.