Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The Annual Meeting 2017

Yesterdays meeting was short and sweet, the committee was re-elected and have agreed to stay in office until our 100th anniversary. Lots more delicious cakes for tea then a flower arranging demo by 2 of our members..what not to like..!

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

The November Lunch

November's lunch was held in the Lion restaurant. The service was fast and the food tasty and hot. It felt good to be back there!

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Octobers' Meeting

The speaker for meeting last week was Robert Burton on 'The wandering cook', he spoke after we had all eaten delicious cakes...

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

September

After a months break in August we will meet for lunch at the Plaisterers Arms on Wednesday 6th September, 12.30pm
The next meeting will be on September 19th at 2.30pm in the Winchcombe Methodist Church Hall. The speaker will be Angela Panrucker on 'Quaint and Quirky Gloucestershire'..

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

July Meeting

The speaker this week was inspirational..Chris O'Grady described his walk from Pershore to Rome and told of all the kindness he encountered on the way. An exceptional talk..Lots of lovely cakes too..

Saturday, 8 July 2017

An Outing

'A Grand Day Out', in the words of Wallace and Gromit
Yesterday we went by coach to Bibury for a WI tea and a wander round the village. A pretty village spoiled for us by the number of very noisy Japanese tourists.
The tea was excellent and it celebrated the Bibury WI 100 years, Congratulations..

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Monthly lunch

Lunch yesterday was held at the Wesley House. We were happy to eat our delicious food in the cooler area which has an A/C unit. There seems to be a change of chef as the menu was very different and the food excellent.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

June's Book Club

Our book club met on Tuesday to discuss 'Apple Tree Yard' by Louise Doughty. We decided that it would be interesting to try another of her novels, 'Honey-Dew' for our July choice.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

June's Lunch

The monthly lunch yesterday was held at #5 North Street. The food and service is excellent and never disappoints. Little dishes appear with fresh breads to keep our interest until the food we ordered was being cooked.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Mays Meeting

The meeting on Tuesday May 16th was the Resolutions Meeting plus a quiz after tea. The coffee mornings on the Thursday after WI are well attended. Moving to Rosies has been a popular move!

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Mays Lunch

We had our monthly lunch get together yesterday and we met at the Corner Cupboard. The food was hot and the service was good. Their fish and chips are excellent.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

May's Meeting

The speaker yesterday was Paul Willerton on 'The A to Z of the USA', illustrated with some slides.

Book Club

At Book Club last week we discussed 'My Brilliant Friend' by Elena Ferrante. There was a fair amount to discuss, followed by tea and chat..The next Book Club will be on Tuesday May 9th, the book will be 'Nora Webster' by Colm Toibin.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

April's lunch

April's lunch was held yesterday at the Plaisterers Arms pub. The menu was interesting and when the food came it was hot and tasty. It is always a pleasure to eat there with friendly staff and good service..

Thursday, 23 March 2017

March's coffee morning

12 of us came back to Rosie's this month, it is a lovely cafe and we are made welcome..good prices too..there is also a large private space where we can all sit together..

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

March's Meeting

March's meeting..We had a new member attend the meeting plus a returning member, welcome to them both. The speaker was on 'Mystery Objects'. Sandra Ashenford brought in 20 objects for us to work out what they were and how were they used in the past...

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Change of venue for the March Lunch

We had a change of venue yesterday from the Lion to the White Hart. It was an excellent move, the food was hot and plentiful, the room pleasant and the service was very good, The Lion is off our rota list and the White Hart is an excellent substitute

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Coffee Morning

Our coffee morning today was in a different venue. We had been going to the Lion for a number of years but decided to try Rosie's, the recently opened cafe and patisserie. We were very pleased with the ambience, service and prices and we will be back!

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Tuesday February 21st

The talk today was 'Growing up in Norway during the German Occupation'. It was given by Tore Fauske, and made all of us brought up in the UK during the war feel very fortunate, he mentioned eating Whale which was available in the UK too...

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Book Club

The Book Club met yesterday to discuss the book, Chocolat. The next meeting will be on March 14th when we will talk about the sequel, Lollipop Shoes.

Thursday, 2 February 2017

February's Lunch at the Corner Cupboard

Lunch at the Corner Cupboard yesterday was a lively meal. We all know each other better as we continue to meet for a monthly lunch. The fish and chips were enormous portions, so much larger than our previous visit..

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

January Meeting 2017

Tuesday January 17th was the first meeting of 2017, and we lined up to pay our annual dues..
The business part of the meeting was short giving us more time for tea, cake and chat!
The speaker was Matthew Sproston on the life of George Formby, entertaining us with songs and anecdotes of his life. He also played his ukulele to help demonstrate the talk.

Thursday, 5 January 2017

January 2017...lunch ...

2017, our first lunch of the New Year was held at Wesley House yesterday. The food was varied and hot and the only time the chatter was quiet was when the food arrived..