News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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 ...

  • Next meeting 18 Sept 2014 and coffee morning September 14, 2014

    General Meeting The next General Meeting is on Thursday, 18th September when the speaker will be U3A National Chairman, Barbara Lewis. The title of Barbara’s talk is “U3A and Me and ...

  • Chairman’s Report August 2014 August 23, 2014

    The guest speaker at Thursday’s meeting was Henrietta Bond who spoke about the problems of young people leaving care. Henrietta has spent many years studying and writing about the problems ...

  • Next meeting August 21st 2014 August 17, 2014

    The next General Meeting is on Thursday, August 21st when the speaker will be Henrietta Bond, talking about “No one to fall back on” –The plight of young people leaving ...

  • Crafty with it August 17, 2014

    U3A Todmorden isn’t just about monthly talks and the ever-popular Let’s Go group that tours the area and beyond. We also have more than twenty interest groups meeting regularly. Like the ...

  • Flight to Recovery: the work of Yorkshire Air Ambulance August 10, 2014

    Lynne Copley was a teacher in Huddersfield when someone rushed into the staff room one day to say a young student had been badly hurt. Rushing out, she found that ...

  • Global corruption: a talk to the World Affairs group July 31, 2014

    A gorgeously sunny afternoon in Todmorden (now how often can you say that?) didn’t deter U3A members from providing a full house at Roomfield Baptist Church for Laurence Cockcroft’s talk ...