Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Next Meeting

Monday 22nd February

Jane Hirons will be our guest speaker giving a talk about the charity "The Work of The Dogs Trust"

Refreshments, books & WI merchandise available.

Federation Quiz

Monday 15th February 

The Annual Federation Quiz will be at Kingsbury Methodist Church at 7.30pm on Monday 15th February. We have entered two teams and have 3 places still available if you would like to join us. Please call 07889 103142 to let me know.

Presidents Get Together

Monday 1st February 

Our President Glenis will be attending the Presidents Get Together at Federation House.
Monday 18th January 2016

Clive Redford - Lives on The Grand Union Canal

Clive gave a very good talk on the past & present lives on the grand union canal. This included the origins of the canal, women & their families, women on the canal during WW2 and the past and present role of the lock keeper. He told us of his role as helmsman at Hatton. He accompanied his talk with an excellent slideshow.

Monday 21st December

Ex-West Midlands Police Counter Terrorism Officer John Mayne joined us and gave a very interesting talk on terrorism. Which in the current climate is a very poignant subject.
We also had our Christmas Party! All our members brought along a small plate of food for our buffet.
Monday 7th December

Hurley WI's Annual Christmas Meal

We returned again to The Rose Inn at Baxterley where we enjoyed a wonderful 3 course festive dinner, a few drinks and wonderful company. All our members received a little festive favour gift and card from the committee of Hurley WI.
Merry Christmas everyone!
Monday 16th November

Barbara Marshall gave us a very informative talk on recycling many items and using them to make Christmas Decorations. She also demonstrated how to make many of them. There were angels, Xmas trees, baubles and many more......
Monday 19th October

Hurley WI Annual Meeting. Glenis was re-elected as President and as there were no more volunteers for joining the committee that would remain the same. Janet & Jenny agreed that they would book our speakers for the coming year, 2016.
Monday 17th September 

Unfortunately our guest speaker was unable to attend this evening due to illness. Members enjoyed refreshments and an evening relaxing and chatting together,
Monday 17th August - No Meeting
Monday 20th July

The Cherrywood Singers

What a very different evening this was! The talented musical duo sang us some very funny, some sad and some well known songs, which had our members joining in.
Monday 15th June 

Elizabeth Dale - Behind the Scenes in Retail

Elizabeth is an ex-chief security officer and told us some very interesting and funny stories about security operations in the retail industry.
Monday 18th May 2015

 David Tideswell - Spring Garden Birds

A very amusing and interesting talk from David about the Spring Garden Birds that visit our gardens. David showed us a number of different bird feeders and what to put in them. His talk was complimented by a slideshow.  

Monday 20th April 2015

A Handful of Straw

Peter Shelley came to talk to us about growing the straw, what types to use, how it is dried and then how to manipulate it and make it in to something beautiful.