Monthly Press Report

Press Report April 2019

44 members attended the April meeting of Brockenhurst WI, on Monday 8th April, 7.30pm at the Village Hall. A brief report was given by the president, Janette Smethurst, on the Spring Council Meeting held in Portsmouth that 14 members had attended. It was a very enjoyable day, with winning acts from the talent competition performing in the morning, and in the afternoon Pam Ayres did … Continue reading Press Report April 2019

St Nicholas' Church, Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst, A History

Brockenhurst WI member, Di Fletcher, has kindly written an article on Brockenhurst’s role during WW1: “I am a member of Brockenhurst W.I. in the New Forest, Hampshire. Having been ‘weaned’ on the W.I., my mother was secretary of Hawley W.I.,Hampshire Federation, my mother-in-law was V.C.O. in Berkshire and Oxfordshire, and in the 70’s I was secretary of Parkend W.I. in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. … Continue reading Brockenhurst, A History

Monthly Press Report

Press Report May 2018

On a beautiful summer’s evening we gathered for our AGM, it always comes around so quickly every year.  We welcomed 42 members and 3 visitors, the usual rendering of Jerusalem in the warm summer breeze was enjoyed by everyone and birthday posies were given out to Pat Worn, Anne Panayi and Christine O’Connor.  Welcome packs were given out to our new members Elaine Blachford, Anne … Continue reading Press Report May 2018

Brockenhurst Group WI Exhibition

Congratulations to all those who took part in the local Group Exhibition. Brockenhurst WI came first in the Craft Collective, and all three participants got Gold Stars. In the Produce Collective, we got a Gold, a Double Silver and a Red. The staging also got high marks in both classes. The members involved in the Craft Co-operative were: Christine Davies (Troll) Rosemary Pope (Blackwork picture) … Continue reading Brockenhurst Group WI Exhibition