News from Todmorden U3A

  • 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, ...

  • Chairman’s Report 19 December 2013 December 23, 2013

    Hi Everybody I am sending out this month’s report on behalf of our Chairman, Jean, who is currently indisposed and was unable to attend our December Members’ Meeting.  I’m sure you’ll ...

  • CREAM TEA AT THE MIDLAND December 2, 2013

    U3a Todmorden’s Let’s Go group visited the historic county town of Lancaster last month (November 2013). 52 members wandered the ancient streets, museums and the castle, formerly a prison. The ...

  • Talk: the age-old question November 27, 2013

    The Age Old Question, that was the title of the talk given at the November general meeting of Todmorden U3A. However, since the speaker was from the Institute of Advanced ...

  • Chairman’s Report 22 November 2013 November 22, 2013

    The main speaker yesterday was Ian Andrews of the Institute of Advanced Motorists. We also looked forward to our Christmas meeting, and our newly-published programme of meetings for the ...

  • Next meeting Thurs 21 November November 15, 2013

    Our next monthly members’ meeting will take place at 1.45 pm for refreshments and a chat before the meeting proper at 2 pm next Thursday, 21st November, 2013 at Central ...