Congratulations to our skittles team! Brockenhurst ladies came second, with Barton Bees taking first place. We pipped Sway to second place by a couple of points gained in the last round. In fact our last round was the highest scoring of all the teams, I think we had warmed up by then! The team consisted of Ruth McDermott (captain), June Helyer, Maureen Phillips, Meral Carter … Continue reading Skittles group match on 1st October 2019
Our monthly meeting in November 2018 saw our members formed into teams to take part in a Gingerbread House Making Competition! Each team was provided with pre-made gingerbread house walls, roof and chimney and a host of different icings and sweets to adorn the house when it had been constructed. Well, talk about hilarity! Putting the house together proved to be not quite as straight … Continue reading Gingerbread House Making Competition
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
Lovely afternoon tea at Foxlease. Our ladies know a good scone and jam when they see it! Continue reading Ladies Wot Lunch
No double trouble for Brockenhurst WI darts team. We had a great match against Waterside on 10th May and won all three games! Congratulations to the team – Janette, Mel, Kathryn and Karen – and all those who came along to show their support. Our next match against Ringwood is on 21st May at 7.30pm in The Foresters – here’s aiming for the ‘perfect game’. Continue reading Double Trouble?
The bulbs planted at Brockenhurst Village Hall in celebration of the Brockenhurst WI centenary are bloomin’ marvellous! Continue reading Blooming Birthday Bulbs
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
Theatre trip: World premiere production opens Southampton’s brand new theatre, NST City, with a distinctive local flavour. Continue reading Theatre Trip: The Shadow Factory
Well done to all the ladies, runners and supporters, who turned out in support of the annual Brockenhurst village pancake race. Despite having to run against considerably younger teams, we proudly finished a gasping third 3rd. When another ‘seniors’ team turned up, not even the thought of running again could get them in a flap – or should that be flip? – coming 2nd, second … Continue reading Flippin’ Marvellous!
The women of Brockenhurst WI took on the men from the Rotary Club last night in a local friendly. Continue reading Local Darts Friendly