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Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day

Today Brockenhurst WI had a stall at Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day. This featured a series of events and activities to help us slow down and appreciate the wonders of nature around us and to inspire and motivate us to lead a more sustainable life. Brockenhurst WI put our heads together to see what sustainable ideas we could come up with and what we already do … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day

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

Brockenhurst Green Day

Brockenhurst WI are having a stall at Brockenhurst Green Day on Saturday 10th July. Many local and New Forest groups and businesses are taking part in this day and it is promising to become a very interesting and educational Eco fair.  It is being held at St Saviours Church garden on Saturday 10th July from 12 noon to 4pm The WI Sub-committee for this event has come … Continue reading Brockenhurst Green Day

Easter Renewal Project

Brockenhurst WI members took part in a lockdown craft project with the theme of Renewal. The group’s craft ladies decided to get busy and individually produce something bright and cheerful leading everyone towards Spring and Easter. A4 panels were displayed in the Parish Council window in Brookleys Road Knitted or crochet squares were stitched together and used to decorate giant Easter Eggs that were placed … Continue reading Easter Renewal Project

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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?

St Nicholas' Church, Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst, A History

Brockenhurst WI member, Di Fletcher, has kindly written an article on Brockenhurst’s role during WW1: “I am a member of Brockenhurst W.I. in the New Forest, Hampshire. Having been ‘weaned’ on the W.I., my mother was secretary of Hawley W.I.,Hampshire Federation, my mother-in-law was V.C.O. in Berkshire and Oxfordshire, and in the 70’s I was secretary of Parkend W.I. in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. … Continue reading Brockenhurst, A History

Brockenhurst Pancake Race 2018

Flippin’ Marvellous!

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!