Thursday, 15 April 2010
Welcome to the new WI Blog
Tuesday 20th April 7.30 pm.
WI Meeting in Hollingbourne Village Hall. Our speaker is Helen Allison well known Historian and Author who will speak on Everyday Life in a Kentish Victorian Village. Everyone knew their place from the Vicar to the farm labourer - find our where you would have fitted in! There will be a competition for 'favourite picture of Hollingbourne' - we know there will be photographs, postcards and watercolours. Everyone is welcome at 7.45 and there will be a cup of tea or coffee and a piece of Victoria Sandwich for all.
QUIZ Saturday 24th April 7.30pm Village Hall
You do not need to be brainy to enjoy this evening, just come along and have fun. Make up a table of 8 or come on your own and we will find you a table to join.
£4 each including dips and nibbles, but please bring your own drinks. There will be prizes for the winners and a consolation token for the losers plus a really good raffle. 01622 880433
WALK 26th April 2pm. - District Walk - Join other WI's in a Bluebell Walk, starting at Leeds Church Car Park - 3 miles through Kingswood and Leeds Castle (free Footpaths) It's too late to book the cream tea that was on offer at the pub, but you can get a drink in the pub after your exertions.
VISIT TO STAPLEHURST NURSERIES 27th April Leaving the village 10.am.
Will we be taken around the nurseries, seeing all that they are growing for Spring. We will have time to buy plants and seeds and lifts in members cars available 01622880433
WALK 10th May - 10.30 am District Walk from the Hook and Hatchet Hucking followed by a drink 3 miles flat walk with no stiles.
WI Meeting 18th May 7.30
HI KENT (Hearing Impaired) If you are deaf or hard of hearing Jill Townsend from HIKENT will be starting our MAY meeting by explaining how they can help you, followed by a FREE HEARING AID CLINIC held by her colleague Rachel Highstead who lives in the village. The meeting will then continue, when we shall be electing a new Committee and possibly a new President. We then will be discussing this year's national Resolution - 'The mandatory clear labelling of food with true country of origin'. This will be discussed in every WI meeting in the Country, so that every member will have a vote on whether or not to agree this.
EVERY MONDAY - Fitness Class Leeds Village Hall 10.30 - 11.30am
Anyone can come, though so far it has only been ladies. The class involves a low impact warm up, followed by progressive exercises using the joints of the body. Some floor work, a lively dance and cool down. 01622 880497
The next post will be in May.