News from Todmorden U3A

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  • Flood Brings Penguins to Todmorden February 17, 2020

    On Thursday 16 January, there was a buzz of eager anticipation as enthusiastic U3A members filled Todmorden Central Methodist Hall. Sue Flood, internationally acclaimed award-winning wild life photographer and ...

  • Message from the Committee about Meetings January 24, 2020

      After the very popular talk by Sue Flood at the January Members’ Meeting it seems pertinent to advise all members about some concerns the Committee did have in preparing the ...

  • U3A Day 2020 January 23, 2020

    U3A is delighted to announce the very first national U3A Day – this year which will take place on June 3rd 2020. U3As across the country are being invited to mark ...

  • Table Tennis and Badminton January 17, 2020

    Twenty-eight members and partners enjoyed a belated Christmas lunch at Top Brink pub recently, to thank convenor Sandra Lambshead for all her hard work, with a bouquet and other gifts. ...

  • U3A Tod’s Radiophonic Razzle-Dazzle Xmas Panto Spectacular – ‘Cinderella’ January 2, 2020

    with the U3A Concert Party Choir and Friends U3A Todmorden’s far-sighted and forward-planning committee decided several months ago that something fresh was needed for our December Members’ Meeting, so they ...

  • Monday Scrabble Christmas Lunch December 20, 2019

    Monday scrabbleMonday scrabble 2 The Monday Scrabble Group had a lovely Thai Christmas meal at The Golden Lion

  • French Improvers Bake Off! December 19, 2019

    A cookery demonstration of a chocolate log, ( buche de Noel) in French! Session involved discussion of the ingredients, equipment & method en français! Then we ate it! Joyeux Noel à tous

  • Scrabble Group December 19, 2019

  • Art Club December 19, 2019

    At our last meeting we rose to Jean’s Christmas challenges with some outstanding artistic results – well done to everyone. Members around the still life challenge of a Christmas tree!

  • A Day in the Museum with Frogs, Firearms and Flames December 10, 2019

    Heather Davis is the Conservation and Collections Manager for Lancashire County Museums and, as U3A Todmorden discovered on Thursday 21st November, an expert on dangers that lurk in every object ...

  • The Last Cowkeeper in Garston November 9, 2019

    U3A Todmorden’s October meeting enjoyed a superlative afternoon of quiet rapture in Dave Joy’s energised, energising and fluent talk about his cowkeeping family from Garston. And what, we wondered, was a ...

  • Thank You from the Lord Lieutenant October 31, 2019

  • Let’s Go! Visit to Thirsk October 22, 2019

    The penultimate trip of 2019 was to Thirsk and the award winning James Herriot museum. This “tardis” like surgery sits in the main street in Thirsk. Furnished appropriately for the ...

  • Tree of Knowledge marks our 10th Anniversary October 18, 2019

    On 18th April at our Monthly Members’ Meeting, we unveiled the ‘Tree of Knowledge’, a wall hanging made by the Craft Group to celebrate and commemorate U3A Todmorden’s 10th anniversary ...

  • Tod Tree of Life in U3A Newsletter October 11, 2019

    This photo of Todmorden’s Tree of Knowledge appeared in the September U3A newsletter.