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Ashford & Caynham WI

The Ashford & Caynham WI usually meet monthly in either Caynham or Ashford Carbonell village halls. Check the last report for details of the next meeting.

Reports

  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • Caynham Ashford WI September 2016 - Because at the end of July we had had the trip to Buckingham Palace, it was arranged that our annual August outing should be relatively local, so on 10th August 20 members set out in their cars, making sure we all knew where we were going and what time we should arrive. We travelled to …