Monthly Archives: August 2016

Theatre Trips

Gwen has several theatre trips planned for us, here’s a taster in case you need to bring your cheque book to the next meeting … Northern Ballet are doing Goldilocks and the Three Bears at their theatre near the West … Continue reading

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Federation News

1. STAINED GLASS NATIVITY : Saturday 12th November : Alma House : 10am to 4pm : £35 plus kit approx £10-15) Theresa went on a stained glass birds workshop in the summer and loved it.   2. RESOLUTION SELECTION MEETING … Continue reading

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Gaping Gill – We Did It!!

We had an early start on Thursday and by 8.30 we were starting the walk from the pretty village of Clapham up to Gaping Gill. The weather forecast looked somewhat wet all day, but as usual they got it wrong, it … Continue reading

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Wentworth Woodhouse

Gwen is organising a visit to Wentworth Woodhouse on 7th October. It’s open to friends and family as she has a coach to fill. There’s quite a few of us going from our WI already but there’s room for more … Continue reading

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Castle Life

We had a great time at our August meeting, it was lovely to see so many friends and visitors there too. Our speaker was Sir Thomas Ingilby of Ripley Castle. He gave a fascinating and very entertaining talk on what … Continue reading

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Felting Afternoon

Earlier this month we had a delightful afternoon getting wet and soapy when Sherry kindly hosted a felting workshop for us at her home. She’s a great tutor, very patient when we were being impatient with our creations! We made … Continue reading

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Walking Round Menston

Last week Val led a lovely walk, we started by the Malt Shovel pub and headed towards Bleach Mill and Burley in Wharfedale. We learnt lots of snippets as we walked along Val had swotted up on lots of local … Continue reading

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