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

Craft Club – March Update

Our crafters have been busy this month! The Craft Group is entering the Church Easter Egg display, with recycling theme to decorate our egg with. This photo shows the beautiful flowers knitted by Anne N. Plans also continue for entries in the New Forest Show. The next session of the craft group will be at Carole’s house on Friday 8th April at 2pm The Quilting … Continue reading Craft Club – March Update

New Forest Show 2022

This years New Forest Show runs from 26th, 27th and 28th July . The theme for the WI Schedule is ‘Step back in Time’ (carried over from the cancelled show in 2020). The entry classes are: 1. ‘Sweets for my Sweet’ Peppermint Creams Six sweets (half dipped in chocolate optional) displayed in a box with clear lid/clingfilm no larger than 6″ x 4″ (15 x … Continue reading New Forest Show 2022