World Textile Day

World Textile Day is a free exhibition and fair trade market of world textiles held annually in venues across England, Scotland and Wales. The south of England World Textile Day is being held on Saturday 9th October from 10am-4pm at Brockenhurst Village Hall. Come and see the Fair Trade Market from makers, workshops and villages around the world Meet specialist world textiles traders Monitored entry … Continue reading World Textile Day

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Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day

Today Brockenhurst WI had a stall at Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day. This featured a series of events and activities to help us slow down and appreciate the wonders of nature around us and to inspire and motivate us to lead a more sustainable life. Brockenhurst WI put our heads together to see what sustainable ideas we could come up with and what we already do … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day

Easter Renewal Project

Brockenhurst WI members took part in a lockdown craft project with the theme of Renewal. The group’s craft ladies decided to get busy and individually produce something bright and cheerful leading everyone towards Spring and Easter. A4 panels were displayed in the Parish Council window in Brookleys Road Knitted or crochet squares were stitched together and used to decorate giant Easter Eggs that were placed … Continue reading Easter Renewal Project

December Walk and Meet-Up

Our next walk is on Friday 17th December, starting at 10am from Beechern Wood car park, off the Rhinefield Road, Brockenhurst. We will walk for one to two miles and will walk at a gentle pace to suit the group. The paths/tracks can be wet and/or muddy, so please wear appropriate footwear. Please contact Julie Wootten to sign up of if you have any questions. Continue reading December Walk and Meet-Up

Group Show

Brockenhurst WI is part of the ‘Brockenhurst Group’ area group which covers Sway, Barton Bees and New Milton Sands. Every other year we take part in a Craft and Produce show when members have a chance to show their craft and cooking skills in a friendly competition. The group show took place this weekend and the standard of entires was phenomenal! Brockenhurst WI won the … Continue reading Group Show

November Walk and Meet-Up

We were greeted by another beautiful sunny, albeit chilly day for our November walk. As it was dry underfoot, we set off over Whitemoor and saw a Mistle Thrush. As we approached the middle Puttles Bridge, the light was beautiful and Julie couldn’t resist taking this photograph of the group and her shadow! As we crossed the bridge, the colours in the woods were stunning … Continue reading November Walk and Meet-Up

Brockenhurst Group Show

Brockenhurst WI is part of the ‘Brockenhurst Group’ area group which covers Sway, Barton Bees and New Milton Sands. It will soon be the Craft and Produce show when members have a chance to show their craft and cooking skills in a friendly competition. The Brockenhurst Group Show takes place on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th December 2021 at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, New … Continue reading Brockenhurst Group Show

November Meeting

We welcomed several new members at our November meeting. This month we were treated to a talk by local photographer Gordon Small on the Flora and Fauna of Hampshire. Gordon talked us through his wonderful slideshow of photographs of a variety of birds, animals and fungi photographed at various locations in Hampshire. We saw beautiful photographs of many different varieties of birds, including Siskins, Great … Continue reading November Meeting

Greener Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst WI are proud to support Greener Brockenhurst to support Greener Brockenhurst. There is a Recycling Shed which is located in the car park of Brockenhurst Village Hall. As you drive into the car park, you will see it straight in front of you, located on the back fence. Twelve different types of waste are collected that are currently not recycled by New Forest District … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst

November Craft Club Meetings

The next meeting of the Craft Club will be on November 5th at Carole’s house starting at 2pm. At this meeting, Anne will be sharing her card making skills. As Christmas is rapidly approaching, any other Christmas card ideas are welcome so please bring them along. The following meeting on the 19th November will be at Anne’s house starting at 2pm. At this meeting we … Continue reading November Craft Club Meetings