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

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?

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

January Meeting 2022

A last minute decision took our January meeting on Zoom and our committee and speaker came up trumps to make this happen. Our president Elaine welcomed everyone. She told us about the upcoming walk on Monday 24th January and the lunch club on 28th January (Click red links for more details). We voted on the Resolution for the year and our nomination will be put … Continue reading January Meeting 2022

Hampshire WI Competitions

Hampshire WI currently have three competitions running which anyone can enter. It would be great if our talented members would like to take part in these competitions. Competition 1 – Calendar Photo Competition (Application form at https://hampshirewi.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/2023-Calendar-Competition-entry-form.pdf) Closing Date 4th February Competition 2 make a card for Her Majesty the Queen celebrating her Platinum Jubilee. Calling all card makers and crafters to make a card … Continue reading Hampshire WI Competitions

Group Show

Brockenhurst WI is part of the ‘Brockenhurst Group’ area group which covers Sway, Barton Bees and New Milton Sands. Every other year we take part in a Craft and Produce show when members have a chance to show their craft and cooking skills in a friendly competition. The group show took place this weekend and the standard of entires was phenomenal! Brockenhurst WI won the … Continue reading Group Show

Brockenhurst Group Show

Brockenhurst WI is part of the ‘Brockenhurst Group’ area group which covers Sway, Barton Bees and New Milton Sands. It will soon be the Craft and Produce show when members have a chance to show their craft and cooking skills in a friendly competition. The Brockenhurst Group Show takes place on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th December 2021 at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, New … Continue reading Brockenhurst Group Show

November Meeting

We welcomed several new members at our November meeting. This month we were treated to a talk by local photographer Gordon Small on the Flora and Fauna of Hampshire. Gordon talked us through his wonderful slideshow of photographs of a variety of birds, animals and fungi photographed at various locations in Hampshire. We saw beautiful photographs of many different varieties of birds, including Siskins, Great … Continue reading November Meeting

Our October Meeting

Our meeting on Monday 11th October was attended by 34 members and 7 guests. We heard from Ann about the forthcoming Group show and the categories we could enter, encouraging us to get creative! To read more about this, please click here. The ‘Competition of the Month’ was a flower in a vase and this was won by Maureen Our speaker was Jackie Dimmock, who … Continue reading Our October Meeting