Monthly Archive: January 2018

Jan 30

Ludlow Garden Club – Jan 2018

“Gardening for wildlife” is the theme for next month’s meeting on Wednesday 21st February at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Peters Parish Centre. As we are well aware our wild life needs our support ALL year but there are plants that we can grow to both our benefits ! I have been rewarded this year …

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Jan 30

January 2018

Chris welcomed us all to our January meeting and said how lovely it was to see new faces, both guests and visitors. Our 2018 programme has been arranged by Cath Corfield and I know there will be a wide variety of speakers, something to suit everybody. After us all enjoying a lovely Christmas Lunch at …

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Jan 30

Hope House Children’s Hospices

Saturday 24th March, ‘An Evening with Gerry Acton, from Painting to Printing and Back Again’ in Ashford Carbonel Village Hall, including a Ploughman’s Supper. Local ‘boy’ Gerry Acton is going to explain how, at the age of 23 he gave up art to go into print sales as an illustrator at the company that had …

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Jan 30

January 2018

What a lovely way to start the new year. A cosy gathering of friendly people sharing skills and experiences and having a good natter. Our January session started with sharing ideas on how to knit a little jacket without the original pattern. Some people do enjoy a challenge! Using an old jacket as a guide, …

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Jan 30

December 2017

What a lovely busy and bustling afternoon. ‘Show and Tell’ had a variety of pieces to show. Some colourful crotched creatures will be putting smiles on some young faces this Xmas; a sewing roll inspired by one of last month’s items; a pyrographed notebook; some knitted macaroon ‘biscuits’ which looked good enough to eat; some …

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Jan 30

Caynham Ashford WI November 2017

After our President Chris welcomed members we started our meeting with a stirring rendition of Jerusalem. The normal business was dealt with quite speedily as it was also our November AGM. Sue Marsh, President of Bitterley WI, and our delegate at the NFWI Annual Meeting in Liverpool, came to our meeting and kindly gave her …

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Jan 30

Devon October 2017

Fourteen Go To Devon (With Apologies to Enid Blyton) 7.30 on an October Monday morning, and three cars left our villages at the start of Caynham Ashford W.I.’s adventure at the Manor House Hotel in Devon. A hurricane was forecast, but we were hoping it would strike further west than our route. As we travelled …

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Jan 29

Foodie Night Friday 23 Feb

Mexican Style Ashford Carbonel Village Hall 7:45pm – Bar open from 7:30pm Choice of Mexican inspired dishes £8 per head – sign up at the bar or 831 322

Jan 29

Fairtrade Fortnight 26th February – 11th March

During Fairtrade Fortnight get ready to invite people into fair trade and if you’re not already a supporter, welcome this invitation to start buying Fairtrade goods. It’s scandalous that millions of farmers and workers are still being ripped off despite working hard to provide the products we love. Unfairness in global trade is rooted in …

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Jan 29

The Ashford Carbonel Cook Book

Ashford Carbonel Village Hall held a Book Launch on Tuesday 13th December 2017 to promote their Cookbook. The Cookbook, compiled by editors Janie Jones and Marilyn Heath contains 71 tried and tested favourite recipes from some of the villagers of Ashford Carbonel. Many of the recipes have been used in Village Hall functions over the …

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