News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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 ...

  • Super-cali-quite-fantastic! February 6, 2014

    At the January General Meeting of Todmorden U3A, Dr. Paul Whittaker OBE, Artistic Director, Music and the Deaf, was another speaker making a welcome return to address the U3A audience. ...

  • John Rylands’ eyes January 25, 2014

    Rain and hailstones greeted 43 members of u3a Todmorden’s let’s go group on their walking tour of Manchester recently. Members had an introductory talk in the Old Pump House engine ...

  • Chairman’s Report 16 January 2014 January 16, 2014

    What a wonderful afternoon we’ve had! Absolutely exceptional I would say! Our guest speaker – Dr Paul Whittaker, OBE – presented ‘More music to the ear – The Osmonds, The ...

  • Next meeting Thurs 16 January January 9, 2014

    Our next members’ monthly meeting takes place at 1.30 pm onwards on Thursday, 16th January, 2014, at the Central Methodist Hall, Todmorden. GUEST SPEAKER: Dr Paul Whittaker, OBE (Artistic Director ‘Music and the ...

  • Talk: Of Ladas and Quaid-e-Azam January 8, 2014

      Members having sampled the delicious non-alcoholic punch being served, the December Todmorden U3A general meeting opened with another Christmas treat. A delighted audience heard four string players from Todmorden Orchestra, ...