Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta 2022

Every year, Brockenhurst WI serves refreshments at the Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta. Much planning and preparation goes into this. Janette is our star planner and co-ordinates the preparation and planning as well as buying the food for the sandwiches etc. Members volunteer to make cakes and also to give their time during the event to make sandwiches, serve tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches. Then there is … Continue reading Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta 2022

ACWW Walk and Coffee Morning

When Hampshire WI suggested that WI’s do a walk to raise ACWW, we thought this was a great idea! ACWW stands for The Associated Country Women of the World and it was founded in 1929 to bring rural women and their organisations all over the world together, and in doing so address the challenges they face because of their isolation of their communities, discrimination against … Continue reading ACWW Walk and Coffee Morning

Our April Meeting

We had a good turn-out including 6 guests at our April meeting. It was a busy meeting with a flower competition, a raffle, a shoebox collection of toiletries for Ukraine refugees and lots of sign-ip sheets for forthcoming activities! This month our speaker was Deborah Wheeler from Whitchurch Silk Mill.  She gave us a light hearted introduction to Silk Painting. Whitchurch Silk Mill is the … Continue reading Our April Meeting

Where’s WInnie?

The WI have launched a special project to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! In the March issue of WI Life magazine, our members will find all there is to know about the ‘Where’s WInnie’ craft competition to knit a corgi.  From now until the June bank holiday weekend, we’re encouraging keen knitters to have a go at making WInnie the corgi and hiding her in their local community for others … Continue reading Where’s WInnie?

The Resolution Selection Results 2022

The resolution that Brockenhurst WI voted for has also got the most votes overall and will go forward to the Annual Meeting in June. The wording of the resolution is as follows: Women and Girls with ASD & ADHD – under-identified, under-diagnosed, misdiagnosed, under-supported Women and girls presenting with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are going undiagnosed. The NFWI calls … Continue reading The Resolution Selection Results 2022