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Poetry Appreciation

Lynne Taylor; 01282 411902; lynne.tlr@btinternet.com Second Friday of the Month, 11.00am – 12.30pm, Todmorden Library Over the last twelve months the group has continued to enjoy discussing poems on such themes as Reflection, Persuasion, Colour and Memory. We try to choose … Continue reading

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Coffee Club

Jean A Pearson; 01706 813933; pearson382@btinternet.com 1st Monday of Month, 11.00 onwards, The Polished Knob Coffee Club meets on the first Monday of every month at about 11 am at the Polished Knob. At present it is only a small, … Continue reading

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World Affairs

Peter Baron; 01706 813044; baronps@hotmail.com Alternate Wednesdays, 2.30pm to 4.00pm, Fire Station community room This group meets fortnightly to discuss topics of local, national and international importance. Sometimes a member presents a topic after doing some background research and sometimes a … Continue reading

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Walking

New convenor; tel number; .com Last Tuesday in the Month. Available to all members  We need a new Convener for our 2018 walks. Anne has stood down as its convenor after at least 6 years in post. Our Thanks for … Continue reading

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Table Tennis and Badminton

Ann Priestley; pann900@talktalk.net (CONTACT ONLY) Mondays (term time), 3.00 – 5.00pm, Todmorden Leisure Centre We have 3 table tennis and 2 badminton courts available for our enthusiastic group. We are a friendly, mixed ability group who enjoy being active and … Continue reading

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Scrabble 2

Marion Kershaw; 07979624111  todwords@onetel.com 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, 1.00 – 2.30, ring for venue information. New members welcome. Please contact Marion.

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Scrabble 1

Pam Booth; 01706 818729 Alternate Fridays, 2.00 – 4.00pm, Queen Hotel (opposite the station) Our group meets fortnightly to play Scrabble in a friendly and not over-competitive atmosphere. New members welcome.

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Science

Tom Williamson; 01706 810016; tom.w16@tiscali.co.uk 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, Fielden Centre, 10.15am “Following a planning meeting we have decided to let the format of future meetings evolve, starting with a member introducing a topic, speaking for about 20 minutes, followed … Continue reading

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Quiz

Myrna Beet; 01706 815458; myrna-cb@tiscali.co.uk Every fourth Thursday of the month, 10am, Central Methodist Church The Quiz Group meet on the 4th Thursday of each month, at The Central Methodist Church, at 10.00 for about 2 hours. The Quizzes vary … Continue reading

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Philosophy

Peter Baron; 01706 813044; baronps@hotmail.com Alternate Mondays, 10.15am, Central Methodist  We have a dozen or so active members and the meetings have had a consistent attendance of 8-15. Few of us have any formal education in philosophy but all have a … Continue reading

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Music Appreciation

Richard Pomfret; 01706 839115; richpomf@googlemail.com Alternate Tuesdays, 10.00am – midday, at Bridgeholme Cricket Club pavilion, Eastwood Usually the convenor chooses a theme, and provides CDs for the group to listen to and discuss. Typical themes have been ‘Mixing of old … Continue reading

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Lunch Club

Gisela Lea-McCann; 01422 843329; gleamccann@aol.com Please contact Gisela for information and you will then be sent details of the following month’s venue. Notice for Lunch Club members:   The U3A Tod Christmas lunch will take place at 12.30 pm for 1 … Continue reading

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Social history

Alan Fowler; 01422 842828; alanfowler1944@btinternet.com 3rd Friday in the month, 10.15, TCRC room Social History Group will be discussing Walter Greenwood ‘s autobiography with reference to the ‘ Great War’ when he began working in a pawnbrokers . The group will … Continue reading

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Let’s go

Convenor: Linda Cook. Phone 01706 817254; or email here- Regular outings. Continue reading

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French Conversation

Anne Foster; 01706 814623; thefostershq@yahoo.co.uk 3.15pm, alternating between the Fire Station Community Room and the upstairs room in the Fielden Centre A smallish group of people with some spoken French who wish to     improve their conversational skills by participating … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Group

Barbara Griffiths; 01706 876984; barbiegriff@gmail.com 2nd and 4th Thursdays, every month. 2.00 – 4.00pm, TCRC room. 2017 was very much a good year for the Creative Writing Group as we gained some new members who not only fitted into our … Continue reading

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Concert party

Rita Olley; 01706 819926; ritaandreg@todonline.co.uk Friday, 2.00 – 4.00pm, Various locations Do you like to “sing along” but never thought of joining a choir? Do you like to trip the light fantastic but thought you weren’t “strictly” material? Do you … Continue reading

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Practical Art

Wendy Coates; 01706 344821; coateswendy1@gmail.com and Mike Peace; michael_peace2@hotmail.com Alternate Fridays, 11.00am – 1.30pm, Fielden Centre We have had a busy year, with rising numbers in the group. We now have thirty two members and if everyone came one Friday, … Continue reading

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Art Appreciation / History

Mary Findon; 01706 814022; w.m.findon@btinternet.com 1st Thursday of the month, 2.00 – 3.30 pm, Fielden Centre Summery of Activities 2017 The group meets once a month.  There were four visits out in 2017.  We went to The Haworth Gallery in … Continue reading

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