We are passionate people working together for a world where all share responsibility for the future well being of our planet and ourselves. We aim to provide access to good local food for all. Membership - If you eat you're in.
Todmorden in Bloom is a voluntary group dedicated to creating a big bright beautiful blooming community in the heart of the Pennines. We look after 25 pocket gardens,130 hanging baskets, 45 barrier baskets and both Todmorden and Walsden Railway Stations.
Todconnect was established in 2018 to facilitate networking and mutual support between businesses of all types based in and around Todmorden. Todconnect provides a way for businesses to come together, to get to know each other and form stronger relationships which will benefit not only their own businesses but the town as a whole.
A thriving group of about 400 older people in the upper Calder Valley and surrounding areas. Come and join us! Education & Learning - Leisure & Recreation - Social Activities - Visits to places of interest - Monthly Talks - all in a friendly welcoming environment.
The full Council meets in Todmorden Town Hall. Minutes of meetings can be viewed here. The council offices are located in Todmorden Community College on Burnley Road. Opening hours are Tuesday-Thursday 9.30am-4.30pm.
Original illustration by Cat Byrne for Todmorden Book Festival 2018
A welcoming library with a great selection of adult, young adult and children's fiction and non-fiction. Access a variety of additional services including internet access, local history, audiobooks, local and national newspapers.
You can apply for and request council tax reduction, disabled badge parking, concessionary bus/train passes, bulky collections, waste and recycling enquiries, street care issues and environmental health issues in person.
Available Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-5pm at Todmorden Library.
Daisy's Dementia Friendly Café Daisy’s Café offers support, advice and information for people affected by dementia and their families and carers. Our Café is run on a friendly and informal basis and we provide various activities for members and volunteers to get involved with such as arts, crafts, traditional games, wordsearches and more.
For more information:Daisy's Café Todmorden Group Practice, Lower George Street, OL14 5RN - Entrance via the side gate First Saturday of every month 11am-1.30pm
The Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre is owned and run by the Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (T.A.O.D.S.). It is one of the largest community run theatres in the UK.
There are many opportunities to perform with T.O.A.D.S, become a friend or volunteer. Also, if you are aged 8-21 years old you can join the Hippodrome Youth Theatre. For more information: 01706 815875 / email: Info@todhip.org www.todhip.org
Todmorden Orchestra is a thriving part of Todmorden's cultural life, with a loyal following. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings between 7.30-9.30pm at the Central Methodist Church in Todmorden. We’re a friendly and committed group of players and give a warm welcome to new members.
Todmorden Choral Society boasts a membership of some 70 voices but still welcomes newcomers from all walks of life. There is no audition - just enthusiasm and commitment. So, if you have a love of music and enjoy singing, why not come and join us?
Todmorden Book Festivalcelebrates the written word, with book-related events that stimulate, inspire and challenge audiences. The programme focuses on the work of new and established writers from across the region and the UK, as well as the work of international authors, with fiction, non-fiction and poetry events for adults and children, reflecting the rich industrial and cultural heritage of the region and exploring individual and collective stories. We are proud to have Andrew McMillan as our patron.
A celebration of folk arts in Todmorden 1st-3rd May 2020. Featuring artists such as O'Hooley & Tidow (their song features as the closing theme song for Sally Wainwright’s latest BBC/HBO drama series 'Gentleman Jack'), Belshazzar's Feast, Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith.
Todmorden Antiquarian Society meets in Todmorden Town Hall, fortnightly from October to May, to hear talks given by members and visiting speakers. These lectures cover not only subjects relevant to Todmorden, its past and its environs, but also matters of wider historical interest. You can be assured of a friendly welcome at all meetings. One or two visits are made each year to places of historic note.
The aims of the Friends of Centre Vale Park group volunteers are to protect, improve, promote and enhance Centre Vale Park. We hold monthly meetings to discuss future events and planning, review the effectiveness of past activities and organise work for volunteer days (usually twice per month).
Friends Of Todmorden Town Hall is a community group to ensure the continued use of our beautiful building, for the benefit of the local community. The group support the Town Hall Volunteers, who provide regular tours around the building. Find out more about Todmorden Town Hall Tours.
We are a thriving amateur brass band serving our local community and surrounding areas. Re-established in 2003, we are going from strength to strength, introducing more players and now include 3 bands at different playing levels plus our absolute beginners lessons. Rehearsals take place on Tuesday's (from 5.30pm) and Friday's (from 7.30pm) in our band room.
The group aims to save the bandstand in Centre Vale Park from demolition, raise funds for its restoration and bring it back into use for the whole community. If you would like to know more, get involved or be kept up to date with news, we'd love to hear from you!
Todmorden Photographic Society meets every Wednesday at 7.15pm in Todmorden Town Hall.
For more information, please just come along!
Todmorden 8th/26th Scouts
If you would like to have fun, take part in outdoor (and indoor) adventures, learn new skills then why not think about joining Scouting, or just come down and see if you like what we do? All meetings start at Central Methodist Church, Todmorden, just off Bramsche Square.
Community Transport Calderdale provides transport for people who have trouble accessing other forms of transport for reasons of ill health, disability, lack of public transport or poverty. Our services aim to help people overcome isolation and social exclusion by giving them the chance to get out of their home.
The objectives of Todmorden Flood Group are to aid the people of Todmorden, who have been or are likely to be victims of flood, by raising awareness of the flood risks, flood prevention methods and resilience measures; by providing advice, support and relevant materials in times of flood; by campaigning and collaborating with other relevant organisations to promote a better understanding of the needs of the Todmorden area.