Monthly Archives: June 2015

June Meeting

We had a fascinating talk at our June meeting from Peter Higginbotham about local workhouses, he explained the history of them, parish relief and the formation of small parish workhouses such as East Carlton, before the onset of the large ones … Continue reading

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AGM at the Royal Albert Hall

Just returned home after an amazing trip down to London for the Centenary AGM. The Royal Albert Hall was filled with around 5,000 ladies, so when we sang Jerusalem it certainly made the hairs on the back of my neck … Continue reading

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Craft Club

Hi I’m trying to organise the next Craft Club at Otley Courthouse, I can either make the 29th / 30th June or 1st July. What’s everyone’s preference, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday? In July I’m thinking of booking us into Create … Continue reading

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WI in the Daily Telegraph

Great piece about the WI by Libby Purves in the Daily Telegraph, read it here.  We’re tender, tough and occasionally terrifying!

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June Craft Club

Hi, just a quick note to let everyone know that the Craft Club on June 2nd has been postponed as most regulars are away or busy. Details of the next craft club will be given at the June meeting.

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Saltaire brought to life

We had a great speaker at our May meeting, we knew she would be good so we had opened the meeting to other WI’s and friends so Askwith village hall was pretty full. Maria Glot brought the history of Saltaire … Continue reading

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