Category Archive: WI

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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Mar 16

Caynham Ashford WI February 2017

Chris welcomed us all to the February meeting and was delighted to see such a good turn out. During the business of the evening our social secretaries have obviously been busy arranging outings for the forthcoming year. Sue gave details of our Spring Outing which is a trip to ‘World of Wedgwood’ in Stoke on …

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Nov 27

Caynham Ashford WI November2016

The November meeting was our AGM which was very well attended. Chris welcomed all members and briefly explained the format of the evenings meeting. Gladys Haseler, who was a stalwart member of our Institute for many years sadly passed away in January 2015 but her delicious home made biscuits are still remembered and talked about. …

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Oct 27

Caynham Ashford WI October2016

Chris King welcomed everyone and dealt with the business of the evening. She certainly deserves full marks for attending the meeting after only returning from America that very afternoon. We were all very thrilled by the handwritten letter and Thank You card received from Buckingham Palace for the hand painted card Caynham Ashford WI had …

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