St Anne’s Church, Tottington

Mothers’ Union

Richard III Revisited

There was a good turnout for our visiting speaker on the unearthing of the remains of Richard III. Many of you will remember the media coverage of this amazing discovery back in March 2015, following years of research and the archaeological excavation that began in...

Mothers’ Union Evening Drive and Meal

Forty members and friends gathered in Laurel Street for a 6pm departure to the New Drop Inn on the edge of Longridge Fell near Ribchester. In view of the road works in Tottington (and the ability of temporary lights to move around at will!) a 'recce' took place in the...

A Day in the Life of… our Vicar

Tottington St. Anne's Mothers' Union began their May meeting in Church, with a service led by the Vicar. Having then transferred to the Parish Hall, everyone was welcomed with a glass of wine or fruit juice, to celebrate the Diamond Wedding Anniversary of Cynthia and...

Cheese Making at Mothers’ Meeting

Tottington St. Anne's Mothers' Union began their April meeting, in Church, with a short service led by Bridget. Having then transferred to the Parish Hall, everyone was welcomed with a glass of wine or fruit juice, to celebrate the Pearl Wedding Anniversary of Allison...

Mother’s Union – Pinny’s Pots

A bright display greeted M.U. members arriving for the February meeting, arranged by the speaker, Mrs. Yvonne Pinder, who was to talk about her pots. But first Bridget conducted a short service. She was followed by Margaret, our Branch Leader, covering the business of...

Mothers’ Union Outing to Carnforth

On a bright and breezy morning 40+ Mothers’ Union members, husbands, family and friends met in Laurel Street, to await the coach which would take us to Carnforth Railway Station and Heritage centre for the annual trip. After a pleasant drive through north Lancashire,...

Mothers’ Union | Amber

The May Meeting of the Mothers' Union began with a service in church led by Bridget. Afterwards we crossed into the large room of the Parish Hall, as roofing work is taking place over at Room Two. Margaret began the meeting by giving thanks to Bridget and Dorothy...

Mothers’ Union | When Nature Called

Members met in Church for a short service led by Bridget. After various announcements our speaker for the evening, Mr. Anthony Poulton-Smith was introduced. His talk was entitled "When Nature Called". I, amongst most other members expected a talk about local nature,...

Mothers’ Union AGM 2017

For the March meeting of the M.U., members first gathered in church for he enrolment of new members to our Branch. The Vicar conducted the service, in which six new members joined. Each one was supported by an existing member. The new members are:- Sally Armstrong,...

Mothers’ Union – June stroll around Tottington’s countryside

On a beautiful, sunny June evening, twenty Mothers' Union members and friends started out from church to walk along Royds Street to Kirklees Street and to the site of the former railway station. The group then walked down the former lines - now a designated footpath -...

Mothers’ Union – The Donkey Sanctuary

The April meeting was a very popular one, with a guest speaker from 'The Donkey Sanctuary'. In the absence of Marion, Branch Leader, the meeting was begun by Margaret Whittaker, Speakers' Secretary. She spoke about the revised programme for the next few months. Val...

Mothers’ Union AGM

There was a good number of members at the M.U. Annual General Meeting, in spite of several people being absent through illness. Before the meeting proper began, Bridget conducted a short service. Then Marion asked everyone to stand in silence to remember Joan...

St Anne's Church, Tottington
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