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September 2017

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

With our annual August outing to Fromebridge Mill where we had a delicious meal it was back to normal in September.   It was agreed that the Group Meeting with the cruise ship theme was impressive and had been thoroughly enjoyed,  Unfortunately in the second round of the GFWI Quiz our team hadn’t done too well […]

July 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

There was a full Village Hall for our July meeting and after a rousing rendition of Jerusalem when even the speaker joined in, we got down to the business. The recent skittles evening to raise funds for a young local child who sadly passed away was a great success and raised £155 which will be […]

June 2017

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

It was a warm evening for our June meeting and after the usual singing of Jerusalem and the reading of the minutes we were reminded about a fund raising fashion show planned for October and the Carol Concert in December.  We have other things to look forward to before the weather starts to get colder […]

May 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

May meetings at a WI means Resolutions.  Every year WI members have the chance to put forward issues as resolutions that they want to see the WI’s National body campaign on.  This year the subjects where Alleviating Loneliness and the Plastic Soup that contaminates our oceans.  Before members voted on the Resolutions we heard about […]

April 2017

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

After our usual singing of Jerusalem we heard about a walk shortly taking place at Dumbleton, a report on the Annual County Meeting, our need to read about the two Resolutions that we will be voting on in May and the possibility of another fund raising fashion show in the Autumn. Our speaker for the […]

March 2017

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

It was back to normal for our March meeting but with memories of the delicious food at our February Birthday Supper still on our minds.   The meeting began with the singing of Jerusalem followed by the usual business that included details of a possible trip to Weston in June, walks, fashion shows and the GFWI […]

February 2017 Report

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

February at Quedgeley WI means it’s our Birthday Supper – our 92nd to be exact.  A suggestion had been made that perhaps for this meeting we could wear our smartest clothes that were originally worn for a wedding or special event and everyone who did so looked extremely smart.  We welcomed two new members and two […]

January 2017 Report

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

The first meeting of the year and already we have had to substitute our first speaker!  Mike Fenton and his talk Autoharp and Dulcimer Delights replaced the original speaker so a truly musical evening was guaranteed.  An autoharp is a stringed instrument that looks similar to a zither and a dulcimer looks a bit like […]

November Report

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

We enjoyed another wonderful year that has included excellent speakers, visits to the theatre and museums as well as shopping trips and coffee mornings.   2016 ended with an American Supper and Quiz and the knowledge that in 2017 we will be enjoying many more interesting talks.  February will be our 92nd Birthday Supper when we know […]

October Report

Monday, October 24th, 2016

The nights are drawing in and October is when we see the last of the normal meetings before we look forward to a Christmas theme. Our speaker was Norah Kennedy and for a change we watched a demonstration of traditional willow basket making. After showing various examples of baskets from around the world Norah started […]