Diary Dates

MONTHLY MEETING: We meet every second Monday of the month at Brockenhurst Village Hall arrival from 19.00 for 19.30 start. Visitors are welcome.

Next Meeting

11th July   Our Monthly Meeting -Mediaeval Southampton and Lymington Dig by Pete Girdwood. Brockenhurst Village Hall 7pm arrival from 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Visitors are most welcome to attend.

Diary Dates

Monday 27th June Supper Club – More details to follow.

29th June Hampshire WI Literary Lunch with Claire Fuller  The Concorde Club Eastleigh 12 for 12:30. Click here for more details.

Friday 1st July Craft Group – at Evelyn’s house. Please contact us for more information.

9th July Greener Brockenhurst Fair 2022, more details to follow.

11th July   Our Monthly Meeting -Mediaeval Southampton and Lymington Dig by Pete Girdwood. Brockenhurst Village Hall 7pm

14th July Croquet at Woodside Park Lymington at either 4.30pm – 5.30pm or 6pm to 7pm..  Total Cost £7.00 but £5.00 cash deposit please to Izzy by 14th March.

Friday 15th July- Craft Club – at Carole’s house. Please contact us for more information.

Wednesday 20th July 2pm to 6pm Brockenhurst Group Event at Foxlease. Afternoon Tea and hopefully there will be some activities to join in as well as tours of the gardens and grounds. 

Saturday 23rd July Hampshire WI Everyone’s a Winner Mikron Theatre Group -Click here for more information. Tickets can be purchased here.

26th, 27th & 28th July New Forest Show Click here for more information about the WI Competitions. Click here to purchase tickets.

6th August Scrapbooking Workshop, £10.00 at WI House, Eastleigh SO50 9XB 10.00am – 1.00pm Click here for more information.

Monday 8th August – Summer outing to Furzey Gardens. Meet at the gardens at 5.30pm. Cost £15.00 p.p.

Saturday 8th October – World Textile Day, Brockenhurst Village Hall. Brockenhurst WI are doing the catering

Tuesday 11th October Poetry Workshop with Dr David Dunn, WI House, 22-24 Station Hill, Eastleigh , SO50 9XB 2pm to 4pm £8.50 per ticket Click here for more information

24th, 25th & 26th March 2023 Group Show at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, New Milton

Previous Meeting and Events 

Friday 17th June – Craft Club – at Carole’s house. 

Thursday 16th June 6pm Walk and Meet-Up Click here for more details.

14th June Hampshire WI Royal Victoria Country Park– Guided Tour. Click here for more details.

13th June Our Monthly Meeting -Speaker Richard Deakin -The Role of New Forest Verderers. At Brockenhurst Village Hall arrival from 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Visitors are most welcome to attend.

Saturday 11th June – NFWI Annual Meeting, Liverpool. Virtual tickets need to be ordered by 5th January

4th June The Queen’s Platinum Jubliee Celebrations – Brookley Road and WI Refreshments at the Football Club PM

3rd June Platinum Jubilee bench trail for children  around the village.  The WI are running this event between 10 am and 3pm

2nd June Mama Mia Sing-a-Long Brockenhurst Village Hall

Monday 23rd May – Lunch Club Hare and Hounds, Sway at 12 noon. Please sign up if you wish to attend

Friday 20th & Saturday 21st May 2022 10.00am – 2.00pm May Coffee Morning & UFO Sale (UnFinished Objects) Craft and Sewing Equipment and Supplies (UFO’s) will also be on sale. Everything sold under £2.00 WI House, Eastleigh.

Wednesday 18th May Walk and Meet-Up . Meet at Beechern Wood car park at 10.am. If the weather is favourable, non-walkers welcome to join us at approximately 11 am. Please bring a drink and a chair

17th May 2022 10am to 2pm ACWW Matters Update and Lunch Closing Date 5th May Click here for more information.

Saturday 14th May 2022 Eastleigh Town Walk. Meet outside Eastleigh railway station byCharlotte Yonge’s Seat at 10.30am The walk will end at WI House where Tea /Coffee and Cake will be served – £3.

Friday 13th May Coffee Morning & UFO Sale (UnFinished Objects) Craft and Sewing Equipment and Supplies (UFO’s) will also be on sale. Everything sold under £2.00 WI House, Eastleigh

Saturday 7 May 2022 What the Bride Wore -Viables Centre, Basingstoke, Hants, RG22 4BJ Cost £10 Click here for more information.

9th May Our Monthly Meeting -AGM and Surviving the House that Sat Down by Alice May Tomkins. Brockenhurst Village Hall 7pm

22nd April -Craft Club meeting – at Carole’s house

23rd & 24th April Needlework Fiesta, Brockenhurst Village Hall. Brockenhurst WI are doing the catering

25th April 10am Walk and Coffee Morning in aid of ACWW -location to be confirmed.

27th April Lunch Club 1pm at Mabel’s, Shallowmead Nursery, Boldre Lane, Boldre, Lymington SO41 8PA Sign up necessary

HCFWI General Knowledge Quiz 2022 Entries close on Friday 15 April 2022. Click here for an application form.

11th April Our Monthly Meeting  -An Introduction to Silk Painting, a practical workshop led by Deborah Wheeler. Brockenhurst Village Hall 7pm for 7.15pm Cost £2 for members and £5 for guests

Friday 8th April at 2pm The next session of the craft group will be at Carole’s house

Craft Club – Friday 25th March at Meral’s house.   Please contact us for more information.

Monday 28th March Lunch Club at Fairweathers Garden Centre, Beaulieu

Tuesday 22nd March Spring Council Meeting Portsmouth.

Monday 21st March – Walk and Meet-Up . Meet at Beechern Wood car park at 10.am

Monday 14th March Our Monthly Meeting – British Alstroemeria and the Cut Flower Industry by Ben Cross. Brockenhurst Village Hall 7pm for 7.15pm

Saturday 5th March 2022 at 11am Hampshire WI Romsey Town Walk See https://hampshirewi.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/HCFWI-Romsey-Walk-Saturday-5th-March-2022.pdf for more information

Friday 25th February Craft Club Meeting 2pm Card making for the Queen’s Platinum Jubliee. Please contact us for more information.

CANCELLED 18th & 19th February – Unfinished Objects Sale, 10am-2pm at WI House Eastleigh See https://hampshirewi.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/UFO-JANUARY-SALE-PDF-1.pdf for more details. (This was changed from 28th -29th January)

Monday 14th February Monthly MeetingOur 104th Birthday! – (see Elaine’s email for more details of what to bring) Brockenhurst Village Hall 7pm

28th January Lunch Club at Mabels, Shallowmead Nurseries, Boldre Lane, Boldre, Lymington SO41 8PA At 12 noon

24th January Walk and Meet-Up -Meet at Beechern Wood car park at 2pm

Monday 10th January Our Monthly Meeting Speaker Linda Miller, Professional Embroiderer -Virtually in Stitches, machine embroidery. Please note, this is now a Zoom meeting. Please look for an email from Elaine for the Zoom link or contact us for the Zoom link.

9th December Group Carol Service at Barton Methodist Church at 2pm at Barton Methodist Church

3rd and 4th December Brockenhurst Group Show More details here

Wednesday 24th November Lunch Group Crown & Stirrup, Lyndhurst 12.30 Book via with Christine K

Monday 22nd November Walk and Meet Up Meet at Beechern Wood car park at 10am

19th November Craft Group Meeting at Carole’s house 2pm. Working on Group Show entries.

8th November 7pm Our Monthly Meeting Brockenhurst Village Hall Speaker Gordon Small – Flora and Fauna of Hampshire Venue – Brockenhurst Village Hall.

5th November Craft Group Meeting at Anne N’s house 2pm. Christmas card making

Thursday 21st October  – Walk and Meet Up. Meet at Beechern Wood car park at 10am. Find out more here.

Friday 22nd October Craft Group meeting. 

Monday 25th October  – Lunch Group. Find out more here

EVENT CANCELLED Tuesday 19th October 2021, 11:00am to 3:30pm HCFWI Autumn Meeting FUNdraiser The Anvil, Basingstoke,  Join us to celebrate being back together at the Anvil in Basingstoke. We have a fun day planned with an Illusionist Steve Price who will work his Magic!

30th October  Hampshire WI Halloween Dorset-Button Creatures 10am —12pm or 1pm—3pm WI House, Station Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire Click here for more details  https://hampshirewi.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Halloween-Dorset-Button-Creatures.pdf

Friday 8th October Craft Group meeting Find out more here  

9th October World Textile Day, 10am-4pm Brockenhurst Village Hall

23rd September 2pm Craft Group meeting Find out more here  

23rd September Greener Brockenhurst Meeting, 7.30pm – 9pm Brockenhurst Village Hall

27th September Lunch Club 

29th September 10am Walk starting at Beechern Wood Car Park

Monday 13th September Brockenhurst WI Meeting. Our September speaker is Jeremy Prescott. The topic of the talk is “Miracle Flower from Flanders to the Tower” -the story of how the Poppy has become the flower and symbol of remembrance. For more details click here.

Needlework Fiesta – 11th & 12th September – Brockenhurst Village Hall. We are running the refreshments stall and help and cakes are required.

CRAFT GROUP: Thursday 9th September at 2pm September is upon us and just a reminder that our first proper meeting is this Thursday 9th September at 2pm. We are making salt dough and seeing what can be achieved!!
The basic recipe is 2 cups plain flour, 1 cup table salt. Please bring the amount you want to work with. Also bring a mixing bowl and spoon. The weather is hopefully looking better so we can work with my doors open. It may be possible for some of you to work outside. Please let Carole know if you are going. 

 

11th August 2021, 1.45pm
HCFWI Cruise and Afternoon Tea. Sail from Town Quay, Southampton and cruise for about 2 hours. Afternoon tea will be served and there is a bar on board. Musical entertainment. More information and application from on HCFWI website.

9th August 2021
Summer outing to Furzey Gardens. Meet at the gardens at 6.00pm. Cost £15.00 p.p. Sorry, only assistance dogs are allowed in the gardens. See https://brockenhurstwi.org.uk/2021/06/08/brockenhurst-wi-summer-outing-to-furzey-gardens-minstead/ for more details.

Friday 30th July 2021
Closing date for the Lady Denman Cup Competition – “Let Me Show You What a Woman Can Do!” For more details, please contact Liz Wingham.

26th July 2021 Walk and Meet Up Details here

12th July 2021 Zoom talk Jane Glennie on Suffragettes As usual, the meeting is open to members and visitors. Non-members can contact us for Zoom joining details. We are always happy to welcome new members to our happy throng. If you would like more details, just contact us!

Saturday 10th July 2021
Brockenhurst Green Day. Volunteers needed for WI stall, please!

Wednesday 9th June 2021
HFWI Second Zoom Quiz at 6.45 for 7.00pm. Tickets £5 per team, regardless of size.

Tuesday 8th June 2021
NFWI Annual Meeting – members only.
Another virtual meeting, it
will run from 10:30am to 4:30pm. There will be 3 guest Speakers including HRH – The Countess of Wessex GCVO. Tickets are priced at £9 each, including booking fee. Ticket registrations will close on 1st June 2021.

Monday 10th May – AGM
Our May meeting was our AGM via Zoom. Janet Reid, our WI Adviser oversaw the ballot for the additional committee members who have been co-opted. Members received a ballot form by email for completion and return ahead of the meeting; here is your 2021 Committee. There were also formal presentations by the Secretary, Treasurer and President.

Ahead of the formal proceeds, our speaker was Peta Allingham, who related a Woman’s Experience of Participating in Scientific Expeditions on 4 Continents.

28th April 2021, 7.00pm
HCFWI Zoom Meeting – Climate Change. Denise Smythe-Wright and 9 Federation Climate Ambassadors give members the opportunity to answer questions, give their opinions and tell you about their interests and aspirations regarding climate change. This a FREE event. More information from HCFWI website.

6th & 17th April 2021
Sale of all their old stock in the courtyard at the side of the Wool Shop, Lymington. Thanks to Grete for this information!

15th April 2021 6.45 for 7.00pm
Pub type Zoom Quiz for individual households. One ticket per household. Contestants will mark their own answers. The number of people in each household’s team will be deducted from their final score to compensate for additional team members. Application form from HCFWI website. Tickets £5.

Monday 12th April 2021
Our speaker was from New Forest Bees, talking about bee-keeping.

11th April 2021, 2-4pm
HCFWI Zoom Meeting: Maria Leijerstam tells her story of her cycle to the South Pole from edge of the Antarctic ocean in December 2013 – the first person in the world to accomplish it. More info from the HCFWI website Events.

Monday 29th March 2021- A Treat for Easter
Julie Wootten, WI Member, Holistic Therapist and Neal’s Yard Organic Remedies Consultant, demonstrated a therapeutic hand massage technique via Zoom and experienced the calming effects that the massage induces.

Monday 8th March 2021
Our Speaker on March 8th was Misba Khan talking about her participation in a team of European and Asian women’s expedition to the North Pole in 2018.

 

28th January Lunch Club at Mabels, Shallowmead Nurseries, Boldre Lane, Boldre, Lymington SO41 8PA
12 noon

24th January Walk and Meet-Up -Meet at Beechern Wood car park at 2pm