On the morning of 26th July some of Brockenhurst WI members met at Whitefield Moor car park to have a walk and a get together. It was a beautiful sunny morning and the New Forest was looking glorious. We headed for the path through Puttles Bridge along the river and were grateful for the shade in the woods. We walked at a gentle pace for … Continue reading July Walk and Get Together
At our July meeting we were delighted to welcome back speaker Jane Glennie. We were transported back to 1913 where we attended a secret meeting of the Brockenhurst Votes for Women Society We all had to have a houseplant to hand in case Mrs Catctcold’s husband should enter the room, so he would think it was a horticultural meeting. Mrs Catchcold would pretend to have … Continue reading Suffering Suffragettes
As well as taking part in the Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day (see previous post) we have also been spreading the word about our ideas for greener living and sustainability around the village in other ways. Members have been busily designing posters that are being displayed in the old telephone box on the corner of Butts Lawn and Meerut Road. A display of green and sustainable … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst (Part 2)
Honeypot is a great charity that have come and talked to us in the past. Honeypot House are now getting ready to reopen their doors and welcome young carers back in early August to allow these amazing young people chance to take a well deserved break from looking after someone they love. The SEAL breaks (Social and Emotional Active Learning breaks) are scheduled to restart … Continue reading Honeypot 25,000 Step Challenge!
We are starting a Walking group so we can get out and meet each other . The first walk is planned for Monday July 26 at 10.00 am. Dogs on leads are welcome to come along. This walk will start at Whitefield Moor car park (very close to Puttles Bridge car park) off the Rhinefield Road In Brockenhurst. Start: Whitefield Moor car park, grid ref SU 274 … Continue reading Walk and Meet Up
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
Our next meeting is on Monday 12th July 2021 starting a 7pm Due to continuing Covid regulations it will be a Zoom meeting Our speaker is Jane Glennie and she will be talking about Suffragettes As usual, the meeting is open to members and visitors. Non-members can contact us for Zoom joining details. We are always happy to welcome new members to our happy throng. … Continue reading Our Next Meeting