News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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 ...

  • Chairman’s report April 2014 May 5, 2014

    Apologies that due to holidays this wasn’t posted until May 5th. Today (Thursday 17 April) our guest speaker was David Wilson who is the Area Countryside Officer for our Upper Valley ...

  • Wedgewood Pottery visit May 2, 2014

    At their March meeting u3a Todmorden members heard a fascinating presentation about the life and work of Charles Darwin, who married his cousin Emma Wedgewood, so it was coincidental that ...

  • Next Meeting Thursday, 17th April April 12, 2014

    Our April members’ meeting will take place from 1.30 pm at the Central Methodists Hall on Thursday, 17th April, 2014.   Nick Littlewood has designed a new poster to publicise this ...

  • Galapagos, Darwin and the Theory of Evolution March 31, 2014

    Dr Geoff Carter made a welcome third appearance before Todmorden U3A members at their March General Meeting. On this occasion, his topic was Galapagos, Darwin and the Theory of Evolution. ...

  • Chairman’s report, March 2014 March 21, 2014

    We now have 358 members and today 118 attended our meeting together with 5 visitors. It was a great pleasure to welcome the Mayor of Hebden Royd Town Council – Mayor ...

  • Next meeting Thursday 20th March March 13, 2014

    Our next members’ meeting will take place on Thursday, 20th March, 2014 at Central Methodists Hall.   I know you will happy to welcome as our guest Mayor Councillor Karl Boggis ...

  • Sanctuary from the trenches March 5, 2014

    Dunham Massey, a National Trust property, was converted in 1917 as an auxiliary hospital and over 280 members of the armed forces received treatment there. 50 members of u3a ...

  • The machine that changed the world February 24, 2014

    The Machine that Changed the World. This was the sub-title that Barry Yates chose for his talk given at the February Todmorden U3A meeting. It could describe a number of ...

  • Now with added video February 21, 2014

    We’ve added video to our repertoire of ways of recording our activities – and publicising them to our members and the wider world.  See the first of what we expect ...

  • Chairman’s report February 2014 February 21, 2014

    What a pleasant and enlightening afternoon we have again enjoyed at our members’ February meeting. We tried a new signing-in system in attempt to cut down on our inevitable queues ...

  • Next meeting Thursday 20th February February 13, 2014

    Our next members’ meeting will take place on Thursday, 20th February, 2014 at the Central Methodist Hall, Todmorden writes Chairman Jean Pearson. Our guest speaker will be Barrie Yates with his ...