Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta 2022

Every year, Brockenhurst WI serves refreshments at the Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta. Much planning and preparation goes into this. Janette is our star planner and co-ordinates the preparation and planning as well as buying the food for the sandwiches etc. Members volunteer to make cakes and also to give their time during the event to make sandwiches, serve tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches. Then there is … Continue reading Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta 2022

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?

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

Our March Meeting

Thirty-six member and eight guests attended our March meeting. A pot of lovely bulbs  were presented to our Birthday girls. A car load of donations were collected for the Ukraine in addition to £235 for the Disasters Emergency Committee (which the Government will match). Evelyn told us about the categories for the New Forest Show (more to follow about this). Meral told us about the … Continue reading Our March Meeting

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Our February Meeting and our 104th Birthday

Our February meeting saw Brockenhurst WI celebrating our 104th Birthday with 35 members and 7 guests in attendance. We had an action packed evening! We celebrated in style and started the evening with a glass of Bucks Fizz. 14 members celebrate their birthday in February and they were presented with a birthday posy. Certificates and a floral tribute were presented to 6 members for their … Continue reading Our February Meeting and our 104th Birthday