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
The latest news, birthdays and updates, as well as a very knowledgeable guest speaker on the Indian Tribes of the North American Plains. Continue reading Press Report April 2018
After the excitement of our 100th birthday celebrations in February, Brockenhurst WI settled back into our normal meeting in March. As usual we sang Jerusalem, welcomed 4 new guests and gave out birthday posies to Hilary Blurton, Sue Kingsley-Thomas, Karen McFarlane, Hilary Turner, Wendy Wallace, Diane Webster, Kathryn Whalley and (belatedly) Karen Whitty. There were photographs on display from the birthday party along with the … Continue reading Press Report March 2018
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
Brockenhurst WI celebrated its 100th birthday with a fabulous evening at The Balmer Lawn Hotel. 70 members and guests attended and were treated to some close up magic, a delicious meal and a wonderful cake made by one of our members, Liz Wingham. We were delighted to welcome 4 presidents from the Brockenhurst WI group, also Maureen Levenson who is Chairman of Hampshire County Federation. … Continue reading Press Report February 2018
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!
Ladies of the Brockenhurst WI have planted 100 bulbs at the Village Hall which should flower in time to celebrate our 100th Birthday in February next year! Continue reading 100 Birthday Bulbs
Our November meeting was held at 7.30pm on Monday 13 November 2017 at the Village Hall as usual. On this cold evening 40 members and 1 guest learnt of the latest centenary birthday plans as well as a summary of events from the Autumn County Meeting, before hearing from guest speaker, Val Cawsey, and Elvis impersonator, Alvin! Continue reading Press Report November 2017