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October 2019

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

It’s only two months until the end of the year but there are still plenty of things that have been happening this month and also to look forward to. We had our attractive and informative entry in the WI Centenary Exhibition at Gloucester Cathedrail with the theme “My WI Your WI” and there are photographs […]

September 2019

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Our President, Pat Watts,  introduced Mandy Whitfield who talked about the Butterfly Loom. Mandy bought a company producing these hand held looms and now sources them herself. The system is similar to crocheting squares and weaving wool around the wooden loom and decorating the squares etc. with knots. Mandy explained how to make the different […]

July 2019

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Half way through the year already and July was another busy month. Some of our members were at the Gloucestershire Federation WI Village Fair and Picnic at Cirencester when we had a stall and raised over £100 and also caught sight of Nick Knowles! We had another stall planned for the Quedgeley Show and at […]

June 2019

Friday, June 21st, 2019

After our May meeting where we voted on Resolutions, followed by soft drinks, nibbles and a quiz we were back to normal in June when we discussed fund raising, our August outing, the Group Meeting with a 60’s theme and the WI Centenary Exhibition in the Cathedral. Our speaker was Barbara Lorna Hudson with her […]

May 2019

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

May meetings at a WI mean Resolutions. Every year WI members have the chance to put forward issues that they want to see the WI’s National body campaign on and this year the subjects were “A call against the decline in local bus services” and the second Resolution was “Don’t fear the smear”. Before we […]

April 2019

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Our April meeting began with the usual business that included plans for a china painting session at Dixie Dot Crafts, ideas for future competitions and hearing about the mixed fortunes of some of the members who had attended the Cheltenham Gold Cup racing. We are looking forward to attending the GFWI Centenary Village Show at […]

March 2019

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The Village Hall was full for our March meeting which was due in part to the attendance of more new members and visitors and we look forward to even more in the future. We have a team for the forthcoming GFWI Quiz so they must get their brains into gear for that, our monthly Coffee […]

February 2019

Monday, February 18th, 2019

February is always a month for us to look forward to because it is when we celebrate our WI’s birthday and this year it was our 94 th. We had our usual Birthday Supper that always consists of some lovely food and several scrumptious puddings but we had to wait a little while as we […]

January 2019

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

A new year with lots to look forward to. Our January meeting always means paying our subscriptions and knowing that we are sure to have some interesting speakers over the next few months. The suggestion in December to donate money to a charity instead of exchanging Christmas cards raised over £25 and is sure to […]

December 2018

Friday, January 4th, 2019

The end of the year was just as busy as the previous months with our Christmas meal at Owlpen Manor, the WI Carol Concert and the December meeting, an evening of mulled wine, American Supper and entertainment from the choir Christmas Ensemble with their excellent singing of carols and Christmas songs. Members had the opportunity […]