Craft Group – June sessions

The Craft group have continued to work on their entries for the New Forest Show, but for the last session in June were inspired by the talk from Avery from New Forest for Ukraine to make bandages for Ukraine. Six of us gathered at Carole’s house and watched the instructional videos on the New Forest for Ukraine website (watch here). We then set to work … Continue reading Craft Group – June sessions

June Monthly Meeting

Our June meeting was another very busy one! We started by singing Jerusalem. We had several Birthday girls who received flowers. Our President presented the overall ‘Flower of the Month’ Vase to the winner for the past few years (due to Covid) to the member who had won the ‘competition the most times in this time period. The winner was Maureen P. Maureen P and … Continue reading June Monthly Meeting

Jubilee Celebrations Part Two -Refreshments at the Football Club

On Saturday of the Jubilee weekend, Brockenhurst WI teamed up with the Mother’s Union to provide refreshments at the Platinum Jubilee celebrations at the Brockenhurst Football club. An array of beautiful cakes were made for the occasion by our talented bakers and were very popular. Despite an unfavourable weather forecast, the rain stayed away and people enjoyed the entertainment and stalls at this event. Our … Continue reading Jubilee Celebrations Part Two -Refreshments at the Football Club

Jubilee Celebrations Part One- Bench Trail

Brockenhurst WI members, led by Issy, organised a Jubilee Bench Trail around the village on Friday. Brockenhurst boasts numerous wooden benches round the village centre. One such bench was erected to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Silver Jubilee in 1860. The village really went to town in 1937 to celebrate King George’s Coronation with the provision of benches. Residents of Brockenhurst, visitors from far and wide enjoyed … Continue reading Jubilee Celebrations Part One- Bench Trail