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April 2022

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

After the singing of Jerusalem the meeting began with the usual business. Suggestions were made for an outing to see the SS Great Britain that Ian Caskie, the excellent speaker we heard in March, had made sound so interesting. The afternoon tea at Queen Anne Court had been enjoyed by those who attended, it has […]

March 2022

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Our March meeting was slightly unusual in that we heard from our speaker before the rest of the business. After singing Jerusalem we settled down to hear Ian Caskie give his talk entitled SS Great Britain – Launch to Relaunch. Ian was born and raised on Merseyside where he spent many hours watching the ships […]

February 2022

Monday, February 21st, 2022

The February meeting can only mean one thing – our 97th Birthday Supper! Quedgeley WI was formed back in 1925 but that was several years after the very first Women’s Institute which was started in Canada in 1897. The first WI in Great Britain was in Anglesey in 1915 and since then the organisation has […]

January 2022

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Our January meeting was well attended but didn’t begin with the usual singing of Jerusalem due to Covid precautions and the fact that we were all wearing masks. As the February meeting will be our 97th Birthday Supper volunteers were requested to make the delicious puddings that are always enjoyed and that will go with […]