News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...