Sunday, 22 May 2011

The Winchcombe WI outing to Madresfield Court

On May 19th, 28 of us went to Madresfield Court for a tour of the house, and a chance to see the gardens.

 Jo enjoying the view over the moat.

Valerie, Muriel and Gill.

Muriel, Gill and Jo in the gardens.

A welcome seat.

Doreen, Gill and Muriel admiring the view.

 Doreen feeling liberated....

 Madresfield Court.

After the tour, we went to have a ploughman's lunch at Great Malvern's Methodist Church, followed by a bus tour of the Malverns.

Thank you, Jo, for organising such an interesting day out.

Saturday, 21 May 2011

WI meeting on May 17th

After the meeting, where Resolutions had been discussed, we had an entertaining talk given by Ross Simms, 'A Policeman's lot...' Who would imagine being a policeman in the 50's could be so varied, albeit gruesome at times!

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Visit to the Bristol Blue Glass

A few of our members visited the Bristol Blue Glass factory with the GFWI.

After coffee and biscuits, a member of staff gave a talk on the history of the company and glass making in Bristol which was followed by a demonstration of glass-blowing by the highly skilled craftsmen. The outing culminated in a visit to the shop and most of us succumbed to temptation as the objects were so beautiful.

The workers

The shop!