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Ebrington Parish

Covering Charingworth, Ebrington, Hidcote Bartrim and Hidcote Boyce

EBRINGTON WOMEN'S INSTITUTE - PROGRAMME and EVENTS for 2017

'Look around. You will always find SOMETHING to gladden your heart.'

Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the Village Hall (GL55 6NB) at 7.00p.m. unless otherwise stated.

Members are welcome to bring along a guest to any meeting.
Refreshments are served during the evening.
Non-members are welcome at all adult education classes.

For more information please contact the secretary at ebringtonwi@btinternet.com

The Country market is open every Friday 9.00a.m. to 11.00a.m. in the Lower Town Hall Chipping Campden.

12th January - Her bespoke millinery - Louise Pocock.

9th February - "I don't know if you can help me...?"- our own Ruth Davies will tell us about her experiences at the Citizens Advice Bureau.

9th March - The Ifakara Bakery Project, Tanzania - Eugene and Margaret Schellenberg.

15th March - Ladies' Day at Cheltenham - if racing is your scene why not join the WI Racing Club which among other things will give you access to all sorts of WI privileges and events.

22nd March 10.30a.m. - 3.30p.m. - GFWI Annual Council Meeting Cheltenham Town Hall. Guest speakers: Lady Bathurst, High Sheriff of Gloucestershire, and historian Lucy Worsley.

6th April 7.00p.m. for 7.15p.m. - Campden Group WI Gathering hosted by Blockley WI at St George's Hall, Blockley.

13th April - High Street Histories - Philip Wilkinson.

11th May - Discussion of resolutions for the NFWI Annual General Meeting.

17th May Annual Picnic Walk - departure 9.30a.m. from Ebrington Village Hall.

7th June - NFWI AGM at The Echo Arena, Liverpool

8th June - Evening visit to Sally Daniel's 'Chocolate Factory' in Wootton Wawen.

8th July - Ebrington Village Fete: home-made jams, chutneys, pickles and preserves of every kind are needed for the WI stall. Bottles please of anything drinkable for the Bottle Stall. Home-made cakes etc for the cake stall and the teas. All donations appreciated.

13th July - Nursing: my passport to the world - nursing in war zones and areas of great natural beauty - Anne Watts

12th August - Annual Village Show - classes for WI members to enter - do have a go.

13th August - The Great Shakespeare Hospice Bike Ride - help needed to serve refreshments.

14th September - Joan Bomford - Countryfile Farming Hero 2015 will tell us some stories of her farming experiences [NB. this is a change from our printed programme]

18th September - Rehearsals begin for the GFWI Christmas Concert

1st October - "Reach for the Skies" - Ebrington's own sponsored bike ride - more help needed for refreshments.

12th October - 'Over to You' - Members' evening with memorable music choices, and their reasons for choosing.

9th November - Annual General Meeting, and our Annual Show.

11th November - Coffee morning at Ebrington Village Hall for World Kindness Day. 10am - 12 noon.

6th December - GFWI Christmas Concert at Cheltenham Town Hall

14th December - "Folded in Dreams" - Ted Watson tells a very unusual 'true story' from the Yorkshire Dales.

11th January 2018 - Experiences of working at the BBC in London - Val Stephens.

For more information please contact the secretary at ebringtonwi@btinternet.com