Category: WI

May 2019

Our May meeting included a celebration of Birthdays for two very young 80 year olds, Ann and Geraldine, an historic journey through Ludlow with Roy Coles and a brief synopsis of our day at the Spring Meeting in Shrewsbury, where one of the most inspiring women I have heard speak was present. You may have …

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April 2019

Glynnis welcomed us all to the April meeting and said how nice it was to see guest Jane, and ex member Pam. We went through the business of the evening. Instead of our monthly Produce Stall it was decided, for a change, to ask members to bring their unwanted gifts to sell; well what a …

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November 2018

Well what a celebration we had last Wednesday for our 95th Anniversary. Chris, our president, welcomed us all and said how lovely the hall looked as it was decorated with the bunting members had produced, 95 triangles each individually decorated with stitching, buttons, bows, lace appliqué and embroidery to make an impressive display, which had …

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September 2018

Our president, Chris, welcomed members and guest to our September meeting and said how nice it was to see everybody after our August break. Members have been very busy and imaginative in decorating their bunting triangles which I’m sure they will look fantastic when 95 of them are strung together as room decorations for our …

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June 2018

Chris opened the meeting and said how lovely it was to see so many members present. For the evening we changed the usual format so that our speaker Sandy Cale could start the proceedings with her talk on Elegant Georgian Worcester. Sally played the part and wore an elegant costume including a very fetching bonnet. …

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March 2018

The new style of cafe seating we trialled for our meetings has proved a great success. Chris, our president, had to give her gavel a few heavy bangs before she could bring us all to order and welcome members to the March meeting. Our talented group of ‘Show’ ladies are gluttons for punishment as they …

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February 2018

Chris welcomed us all and said that considering it had been such a dreadful day how lovely it was to see so many of us venturing out. As there were strong feelings in support of last years resolution ‘End Plastic Soup’ a small sub group has been formed to see how they can look into …

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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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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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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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