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November 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

November means it’s time for our Annual General Meeting and this year it made a change to have a speaker as well as hearing the usual business.  Unfortunately our original speaker was unable to attend so we heard from Peter and Margaret Preece with Every Picture Tells a Story, a slide show of wildlife photographs taken […]

October 2017

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Our October meeting began as usual with the singing of Jerusalem and the official business when we heard details of our fundraising Afternoon Tea which will be held at Quedgeley Village Hall on Saturday 4th November from 2-4.   As well as tea or coffee with a cake for £2 there will be stalls that […]

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 […]