St Anne’s Church, Tottington
Mothers’ Union
Our Lovely Trip to Leyland

Our Lovely Trip to Leyland

Forty-five Mothers’ Union members including friends of members enjoyed a lovely trip out to Jacqueline Iddon’s garden, Bretherton, Leyland. We set off from Laurel Street, Tottington at 10.00am prompt and arrived home safely at 5.30pm, thanks to our excellent driver....

Potted Names – The Origins of Street Names

Potted Names – The Origins of Street Names

Our guest speaker, Mr Watson gave the Mothers' Union a fascinating talk about the origins of street names. Using his in-depth knowledge he told us... A street name is an identifying name given to a street or road. In toponymic terminology, names of streets and roads...

St Anne’s Church 225th Anniversary Social

St Anne’s Church 225th Anniversary Social

St Anne’s Mothers’ Union enjoyed a social evening celebrating the 225th Anniversary of Tottington St Anne’s Church. Fifty members enjoyed reviewing the archive photos of the Church and events over the last 225 years! A Pie and Pea supper was waitress served with a bar...

Mothers’ Union at Christmas

Mothers’ Union at Christmas

December 4th 2023 The Manchester Diocese Mothers’ Union Advent Service was held on Monday 04 December 2023 at St. Ann’s Church, St. Ann’s Square, Manchester. We were welcomed by our President Christine Sharp, with the service led by The Venerable Mike McGurk. Members...

MU Christmas Memories

MU Christmas Memories

This year the Mothers Union Christmas Party will be held at Greenmount Golf Club on Tuesday the 12th of December 6.30pm for 7pm. We will be joined later in the evening by Tottington Brass Band who will accompany our Carol singing, a festive end to the year. As...

Owen Dykes: My Life in the Army and as a War Veteran

Owen Dykes: My Life in the Army and as a War Veteran

Owen Dykes was just 15-and-a-half when he joined the Royal Regiment of Artillery in 1990 as a 'boy soldier'. In 1993, he served in Northern Ireland, then three years later, with the United Nations in Cyprus. He served in warzones from Bosnia and Northern Ireland to...

Gone to Pot

Gone to Pot

An evening with Guest Speaker Annie Cowie from ‘Gone to Pot,’ a local artist and potter who delivered a very interesting demonstration on how to create handcrafted gifts and curiosities together with her life as a volunteer! There were also items for sale on the...

Our Trip to Llandudno

Our Trip to Llandudno

Thirty one ladies met on Laurel St. Tottington for our annual August outing, this year to lovely Llandudno. We have been twice before so we were highly delighted to be going again. To add to our enjoyment we had the pleasurable company of five friends from St. Hilda’s...

Indoor Street Party and a Meal Out

Indoor Street Party and a Meal Out

Tuesday 16th May 2023 St Anne’s Mothers’ Union held an Indoor Street Party to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles lll. 57 people enjoyed a lovely evening of friendship and fellowship which included a toast to the King, flowing Prosecco and lovely food followed by...

Chutney and Cheer

Chutney and Cheer

At our meeting in April not only did we welcome our guest speaker Melanie from ‘Chutney and Cheer’, but we also had the pleasurable company of our good friend Pat Scott all the way from Ripon. Pat periodically pops back to Tottington to see her friends. Melanie...

Mothers’ Union AGM 2023

Mothers’ Union AGM 2023

Members enjoyed a Pie and Pea supper catered for by Sam Legge and her team followed by the Annual General meeting. It was Alison’s last branch meeting at and as Tottington St Anne’s Mothers’ Union, before she moves on to her new home, in Monaco. We wish her love and...

Cheese!

Cheese!

At our February MU meeting we welcomed ‘The Cheese Lady’ all the way from Leagram Organic Dairy in Chipping. This was Faye’s second visit to Tottington MU and there were several members present that were at her last talk. The meeting opened with our usual MU service...

Louise Cope - Churchwarden

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