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Victoria at Harewood

Last Tuesday we had a lovely day at Harewood House, we had a private tour of the Victoria exhibition, so we were looking round for an hour before the house opened to the public.  As Harewood House was used in the … Continue reading

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Beverley and Burton Agnes

Just got back from a fabulous day out on our Christmas visit to Beverley and Burton Agnes. After a scenic drive across a misty Vale of York, we arrived in Beverley in nice time for a cup of coffee. Beverley … Continue reading

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Christmas Dabble Day

A couple of weeks ago I went on a WI ‘Christmas Dabble Day’, they’re like a craft taster day, there’s usually a choice of three or four crafts and you choose two to do in the morning and one in … 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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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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York Minster and the Quilt Museum

On 25th March North Yorkshire West Federation organised a visit to York to the Quilt Museum and also to York Minster to see the embroideries. Five members from our WI decided to attend . The Quilt Museum is in St Anthony’s Hall in … Continue reading

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Eccup Donkey Sanctuary

Eccup Donkey Sanctuary came to our March meeting, unfortunately they couldn’t bring any donkey’s with them but Kirsty Christmas gave an informative and enthusiastic talk all about the work they do, we were surprised to hear it is an international organisation, … Continue reading

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