face coverings

Would you like a FABRIC FACE COVERING?

A group of Brockenhurst WI members and other local ladies are busy sewing fabric face coverings for donation into the community. The coverings are made from 100% cotton fabric and can be re-used after a 5 minute boil for sterilisation. We have already handed out 100 + masks into the community and are doing so without any obligation; though some people have chosen to make … Continue reading Would you like a FABRIC FACE COVERING?

Monthly Press Report

Press Report February 2020

Brockenhurst WI Storm Ciara was in full flow when the windswept ladies arrived for the birthday meeting of Brockenhurst WI.  Some 46 Members and 3 guests attended for our fish & chip supper although it was proudly announced that our membership this year had reached a record total of 72 ladies.  Business of the day included handing out the birthday posies to Barbara Ball, Karen … Continue reading Press Report February 2020

Monthly Press Report

Press Report September 2019

Brockenhurst WI An autumnal chill was in the air last Monday at the September gathering of Brockenhurst Women’s Institute, where some 35 members and 3 guests attended our evening.  After singing Jerusalem our president, Liz Wingham, presided over the meeting and Pam McInnes stood in for secretary Karen Whitty’s absence.   We firstly had a heart warming and moving chat from a lovely lady called … Continue reading Press Report September 2019

Skittles group match on 1st October 2019

Congratulations to our skittles team! Brockenhurst ladies came second, with Barton Bees taking first place.  We pipped Sway to second place by a couple of points gained in the last round. In fact our last round was the highest scoring of all the teams, I think we had warmed up by then!  The team consisted of Ruth McDermott (captain), June Helyer, Maureen Phillips, Meral Carter … Continue reading Skittles group match on 1st October 2019

Monthly Press Report

Press Report April 2019

44 members attended the April meeting of Brockenhurst WI, on Monday 8th April, 7.30pm at the Village Hall. A brief report was given by the president, Janette Smethurst, on the Spring Council Meeting held in Portsmouth that 14 members had attended. It was a very enjoyable day, with winning acts from the talent competition performing in the morning, and in the afternoon Pam Ayres did … Continue reading Press Report April 2019

Monthly Press Report

Press Report February 2019

As February was the 101st Birthday for Brockenhurst WI it was decided to celebrate the occasion with a dinner at the Balmer Lawn Hotel. 37 members congregated for the evening which began with a chat over a glass of Prosecco and ended with a fun quiz.   After singing “Jerusalem”, the only business to conduct was to start eating! However there were 13 birthdays to … Continue reading Press Report February 2019

Gingerbread House Making Competition

Our monthly meeting in November 2018 saw our members formed into teams to take part in a Gingerbread House Making Competition! Each team was provided with pre-made gingerbread house walls, roof and chimney and a host of different icings and sweets to adorn the house when it had been constructed. Well, talk about hilarity! Putting the house together proved to be not quite as straight … Continue reading Gingerbread House Making Competition