News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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 ...

  • Vulcan XH558 trip July 16, 2014

    Because of the on going flying programme, Ernie Rogan has only been able to arrange an autumn date for the visit. Thursday 9 October for the 11:00 presentation. Would interested members please ...

  • Life in La Serenissima July 2, 2014

    Members at the June general meeting of Todmorden U3A were treated to more than a glimpse of life in Venice for Kathryn Ogden, who winters there every year. Life in ...

  • Annual General Meeting 19 June 2014: Chairman’s report June 19, 2014

    Each month, at our members’ meetings, there have been comprehensive reports about current and future developments. These reports have also been circulated to our members either by email or through ...

  • Next meeting June 19th 2014 June 12, 2014

    Next Thursday – 19th June, 2014 – we will be holding our Annual General Meeting as you know and our guest speaker will be Kathryn Ogden who will give her ...

  • Blackwell House (Let’s Go) June 5, 2014

    43 members of U3A Todmorden Let’s Go group recently travelled to the Lake District to visit one of Britain’s finest Arts & Crafts houses, Blackwell House. The house was designed ...

  • Chernobyl Children: a heart-warming talk May 31, 2014

    Mai Chatham gave a very heart-warming talk to those attending the May general meeting of Todmorden University of the Third Age members. She spoke about the work of Chernobyl Children’s ...

  • Chairman’s report May 2014 May 17, 2014

    What a wonderful talk we’ve enjoyed this afternoon by Mai Chatham about the Chernobyl Children’s Project. Mai provided lots of interesting information about the aftermath of that terrible disaster and ...

  • Next meeting 15 May 2014 May 8, 2014

    Our next meeting starts at the slightly earlier time of 1:15 to give everyone time to pay their subs! Our speaker this month will be Mai Chatham of the amazing Chernobyl ...

  • The Protection of Our Rich and Natural Environment. May 8, 2014

      Early on in his talk on that subject at the April general meeting of Todmorden U3A, David Wilson pointed out that the responsibility for footpaths lies with the Public Rights ...