April 2015 Newsletter

Milstead w Frinsted WI Newsletter April 2015


Hope you all enjoyed this month’s entertainment – she is a very good speaker and always has something extra to say!

For those of you who enjoyed it she is at the Marlowe Theatre on 21st June ‘up close and personal with Mandy Winters’. A Father’s day treat maybe!


Our upcoming events:


Our next meeting is our Resolution meeting, hopefully you were able to take the resolution notes and have thought about your views. We also have a speaker The Music Charts 1952-now. Please note the date Thursday 14th May.

The Rotary Club have their fashion show at Bredgar Village Hall on Wednesday 20th May at 7pm.

We are meeting at Doddington Place for a talk on sweet peas and a walk around the gardens with lunch/afternoon tea on Wednesday 27th May at   10.30 see you there!

If anyone is interested in going to Cineworld to watch the AGM live on Thursday 4th June please let me know ASAP.

Sunday 19th July is the Call the Midwife tour at Chatham dockyard.

Friday 11th September will be our annual Beetle Drive; don’t forget to put the date in your diary as it really is a good evening!

Other events:

Lynsted with Teynham are having an Edinburgh Woollen Mills fashion show on 20th May at 2pm Teynham VH. Admission £2.50

Faversham WI is holding a talk at the Fleur de Lys Hall, Faversham on the Magna Carta as part of the 800 year celebration. The date is 26th May with 2 sessions at 1pm or 3pm. The cost is £5. There will be sandwiches and scones, cakes and tea/coffee. The exhibition is on next door at the Alexander Centre. If you are interested please let me know as they have limited tickets.

June 10th is the date for the Group lunch at Hempstead House. Menus and time to follow.

East Kent are organising a Summer Fete on the 13th June. Further details later.

There will be a Centennial  Fair at Harrogate International Centre on 3-6 September. Tickets are available from www.thewishow.com

We have been invited by Orlestone WI to their Centenary event at the Rare Breeds Centre, Woodchurch on 16th September 10.30-5.30. The cost is £12.50 which includes a ploughman’s and a pudding! There will be pig races, craft stalls, birds of prey, produce stalls and plants for sale. If you are interested please let me know so I can give them numbers.

Once again National is opening the head office in London to its members. The dates are Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th November with two sessions 11-1.15pm and 2-4.15pm. If you are interested please let me know.

As Lyn mentioned last week East Kent are holding their Denman visit next year Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th May 2016. There are lots of courses on offer. If you are interested please ask me for the brochure.


If you didn’t take a leaflet for the WI bulb scheme please look out for one next month. They are supplied by deJager Bulbs suppliers to The Prince of Wales and they give a percentage of all orders to the WI.


Next month’s hostesses are Di, Dilys and Valerie Hemsley Flint.


By Angela Colema