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  • Group News July 2024

  • Audio Recording of June 2024 Guest Speaker Report

    Sheila Antrobus - Victorian Era Legacy of Antiques

  • June 2024 meeting: the Victorian era - a Legacy of Antiques

    Our guest speaker Sheila Antrobus set the scene by describing the enormous differences between the population during Queen Victoria’s reign. The Queen and her consort, Prince Albert had nine children during their marriage, five girls and four boys. All of these children would have been brought…

  • Progress on establishing new groups

    12th June 2024 We proposed 8 ideas for new or complementary groups to u3a Tod members in a recent survey. Two of these have had initial meetings in June: Alfresco History and Walking at the Weekend. Both of these groups have activities programmed for the next…

  • First walk of the Weekend Walking Group

    Seven members of u3a Tod walked from Hebden Bridge centre to Gibson Mill in Hardcastle Crags on Saturday 8th June, with an eighth joining us at the Midgehole Road entrance to Hardcastle Crags. At the Gibson Mill cafe, we sat down and did a bit of…

  • Audio Recording of May Guest Speaker Report

    Chris Helme: "So You Want To Be A Pirate"

  • Alfresco History Inaugural Meeting 

    Tuesday 4th June 2024 at Todmorden College 17 members took part in the meeting, and shared thoughts about its scope, meetings and organisation.  There was general agreement that the focus should not be on recent history, and that the groups should be complementary to the two…

  • May 2024 meeting: So you want to be a pirate?

    The guest speaker at the May 2024 u3a Todmorden Members Meeting was Chris Helme, who presented ‘So You Want to be a Pirate’. He began by telling us how this particular talk came about. Chris had once thought of giving up public speaking, after cruise ship…

  • Inaugural Meeting of the new group for History / Archaeology with site visits

    We'd like to hold an inaugural meeting in the week commencing 3rd June to discuss the formation of this group that' has been requested by members. Everything about the way the group will operate is up for discussion at the meeting. There is a tentative agenda…