Category Archive: WI

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

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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Nov 18

Caynham Ashford WI October 2017

Chris welcomed members to the October meeting in Caynham and said how nice it was to have three guests, Kay, Lyn and Sandra joining us for the evening. The speaker for the evening was John Swift. John is a fifth generation baker and proud to carry on the family tradition started by his great, great, …

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Sep 24

Caynham Ashford WI September 2017

Chris said that after what seemed like a long time it was nice to welcome members to our September meeting and also two new guests whom she hoped would join us in the future. Our Walking/Lunch/Cinema and Craft Groups are all starting up again after the sum-mer……summer!!! Unfortunately our speaker for the evening had to …

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Sep 24

Caynham Ashford WI August 2017

‘A Remembrance’ Instead of our August monthly meeting we always have an outing which, this year, was to the Na-tional Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas, Lichfield. The site which covers 150 acres was first opened in 2001. It is the UK’s year round centre of re-membrance and contains more than 300 memorials for military and civilian …

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Jul 17

June 2017

President Chris King welcomed members to the June meeting. After the business of the evening was dealt with she thanked everybody for supporting the Caynham Plant Sale which raised £480. As Caynham Ashford are hosting the June Evening Ramble details were discussed, the catering arrangements sorted and clarification of who was providing what was confirmed. …

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May 29

Top of the Pots

The day was dry and bright and off we set, members and friends, for a day trip to the ‘World of Wedgwood’ in Barleston, Stoke on Trent. On arrival we had coffee and organised our day. We started with a tour of the factory where we learned about all aspects of the production, processes and …

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May 29

Caynham Ashford WI May 2017

Chris welcomed everyone to Caynham for our May meeting and said how lovely it was that Anne, Jo and Chris were able to join us. A special welcome to ex member Bette, who, whilst on a few days break with Jenny came to say hello to us all and stay for the meeting. There was …

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May 29

Caynham Ashford WI April 2017

Chris welcomed us all to our April meeting. Our next trip is at the end of the month to the World of Wedgwood in Barlston, Stoke on Trent. It will be a full and interesting day including a guided tour of the factory, visit to the museum, the ‘compulsory’ tea and cakes and the opportunity …

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