News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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.

  • Chairman’s Report October 2014 October 20, 2014

    Dear Members Last Thursday there was a record attendance of 136 (125 members and 11 visitors) for the monthly meeting . In addition we were pleased to welcome the Mayor of ...

  • Next meeting October 16th October 11, 2014

    The Mayor of Tod Michael Gill is coming…are you? Our next General Meeting is on Thursday ,October 16th, when the speaker will be Diana Monahan talking about ‘Canals in my life’. ...

  • From singing with Pavarotti to… October 9, 2014

    In addressing the September general meeting of Todmorden U3A, National U3A Chairman, Barbara Lewis, gave her audience a teaser. “I’m going to tell you three things about myself, two of ...

  • Chairman’s Report September 2014 September 22, 2014

    Dear Members We had busy day on Thursday with the Coffee Morning in the morning and General Meeting in the afternoon. Coffee Morning: see the video of coffee morning There were very impressive ...