Presidents Post – September 2021

The WI-Flyers WI meet on the 4th Wednesday in the month. We have met throughout lockdown on Zoom and have had our first Face to Face Meetings. If you are interested in joining us please email: wiflyerssec@hampshirewi.org.uk

Since my last post the WI-Flyers have had the opportunity to meet up three times outdoors.  I am sure like me you enjoyed our August meeting at Reg’s Garden at the end of Farnborough Street, and a very interesting walk and talk with Mike Gotting on the work done by the Farnborough Street Residents Association.
Emma had a lovely sunny Sunday for her walk around Rotherwick, and Martine kindly organised a trip to the Wisley Flower show, sadly she couldn’t attend, next time Mart.

WI-Flyers visit to Wisley Flower Show

WI-Flyers Sunday Walk around Rotherwick

WI-Flyers visit to Wisley Flower Show

As well as planning for our WI, Rachel and I are also planning events for Hampshire Federation. We will both be attending WI day at WI House, Eastleigh, SO50 9XB, to celebrate the WI’s Birthday on Thursday 16th September.
This is a two-day event, (15th & 16th), celebrating everything that WI members achieved during lockdown. Come along for tea and cake, take the opportunity to visit your headquarters, which is very easy to get to, as we are just opposite Eastleigh railway station.

Another date for your Diary, especially for those that missed him at our meeting is David Chapman on the 3rd February at 7.30pm via Zoom. David will be giving the same talk he gave us, on how to improve your photography. It will be a Federation event and the link will be sent on a future Presidents Post.

Very Important….
Our next meeting is at a new venue for us and on the 22nd Septembers will meet at Cove Cricket Club, Grasmere Rd, Farnborough,GU14 OLE please click here to go to  Cove Cricket club website for a map.  Please note, Rachel is on holiday that week, and I will not be available during the day of the 22nd so please keep this post, also a copy available on our wiflyers website  the committee will be at the hall at 7pm, for 7.30pm and we will need to be cleared up by 9.30pm.

Cove Cricket Club

September 22nd

We will be making Christmas stockings for Step by Step click here for more information a local charity helping to get young people off the streets.  We will bring everything you need to make either a festive stocking or Sack, which we hope you will take home, and fill with a few gender neutral essentials and treats.
If you can, please bring some scissors (small might be better and sharp enough to cut felt and a sharp pencil.


Check out upcoming events with Hampshire Federation WI

Competitions
WI Day (September 15 & 16)
Autumn Meeting (19 October)
Sale of UFO’s (Unfinished Objects) under £2 (29th and 30th October)
Creepy Creatures  – Dorset buttons  (30 October)
Norfolk Holiday April 2022
Click below for details

Events (hampshirewi.org.uk)



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