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

September Meeting and Press Report

September has already been a busy month for us! We helped serve refreshments at the weekend for the Needlework Fiesta.  Members baked beautiful cakes and scones. On the evening of 13th September, we had our first in person meeting since March 2020! It was lovely to see a big turn-out and to catch up with each other. Our president Elaine welcomed 6 visitors. We had … Continue reading September Meeting and Press Report

August Newsletter from our President Elaine

We managed to salvage our summer outing which had to be cancelled, by meeting up on the Forest instead. A very chilly but happy couple of hours with our own drinks and snacks. Carole Blaylock has kindly agreed to run the craft group. She has invited those who are interested to a meeting at her house on Thursday 19th August at 3.30pm for a general … Continue reading August Newsletter from our President Elaine

Suffering Suffragettes

At our July meeting we were delighted to welcome back speaker Jane Glennie. We were transported back to 1913 where we attended a secret meeting of the Brockenhurst Votes for Women Society We all had to have a houseplant to hand in case Mrs Catctcold’s husband should enter the room, so he would think it was a horticultural meeting. Mrs Catchcold would pretend to have … Continue reading Suffering Suffragettes

Brockenhurst WI Summer Outing to Furzey Gardens, Minstead

Monday August 9th, 5.30pm Cost £15 per person, includes Entry to Gardens, Gardeners Talk & Refreshments Guests arrive approx. 5.30pm Gardeners talk at 6.00 pm Refreshment service to follow on the terrace/in the tea room Guests may then walk the gardens at leisure The tea room/shop (where the loos are!) will close at approx. 8pm I will need your choice of Food and Drink (from … Continue reading Brockenhurst WI Summer Outing to Furzey Gardens, Minstead

June Zoom Meeting

“The Body Through the Porthole” Join us on Zoom for 7pm on Monday 14th July to hear Steve Herra talk about “The Body Through the Porthole” A true story from 1947 when a young actress sailing from Cape Town to Southampton aboard the Durban Castle had a liaison with a deck steward.  During one such liaison, she died and he pushed her body through the … Continue reading June Zoom Meeting