Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tea and Tents

Last July I went to an amazing WI weekend at Walesby Forest near Nottingham, camping and crafting with 500 WI ladies from all over the country, lots of fun, lots of laughter, lots of new friends and lots of wine, … Continue reading

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Otley Christmas Tree Festival

For the first time this year our WI decorated a tree for the Otley Christmas Tree Festival. This is held every year at Otley Parish Church over about 4 days. Altogether there are forty trees decorated by various local groups, … Continue reading

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Castle Howard at Christmas

On Monday 23 of us took a coach up to Castle Howard to see the Christmas decorations. It was absolutely beautiful! We had a good journey up, seeing all the floods on the way, arriving in good time at 10.15. … Continue reading

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Service of Thanksgiving

It’s a busy month so far in WI, in fact it’s been a busy year! On Saturday several of us from Askwith with Weston joined about 300 ladies for a Service of Thanksgiving at  Ripon Cathedral. It was a lovely … Continue reading

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The Girls

We’ve just got back from an amazing afternoon at the Grand Theatre in Leeds where we saw the musical ‘The Girls.’ It was absolutely  brilliant! We went to the matinee performance, outside the theatre all the flower displays and hanging … Continue reading

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Festive Food and Flowers

We’ve just returned from  an amazing day at Skipton Town Hall for the Federation’s annual Festive Food and Flowers. We had the best seats in the house on the front row too. Rachel Green was our demonstrator for the morning. … Continue reading

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