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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

  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …