About Bleadon WI

Welcome to the Bleadon WI blog where we will be able to keep you up to date with all the news and events going on at Bleadon WI

You will just need to log in regularly to catch up with us, and if you would like any stories, photos or events added just email the Bleadon WI committee at bleadonwi@hotmail.co.uk

Bleadon WI meets at the Coronation Hall, Coronation Road, Bleadon at 7.30pm on the 2nd Thursday of every month, all are welcome.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Would you like to be on the Radio?


BBC Radio 4's Charlotte Smith

BBC 4's Farming today, hosted by Charlotte Smith, is debating 'the Future of Food' on Friday 29th April 11am - 12pm to be broadcast the following day. Anyone in the audience can raise points or questions to the 3 finalists on the panel and the main thrust of the discussion will centre around the panelists who will be explaining what their visions of the future of food production are.

The discussion is taking place at the Orangery, College Green, Bristol. If you would like to book free tickets to this discussion you will need to register online just click on Charlotte's photo above and follow the link.

Collaborative Project with Salisbury Museum

WI Knitting Event

The NFWI is collaborating with Salisbury Museum offering 3 workshops in October 2016, (two on 12/10/2016 and one on 15/10/2016). WI members are invited to knit and stitch spoons, inspired by the museum collection, the spoons will then be dipped in porcelain and exhibited in the museum in early 2017.

The cost of the workshop is £5 and includes all materials and refreshments. Tickets can be purchased direct from the museum on 0172233151 quoting "the Knitted Event"

Monday, 18 April 2016

More Midwives Survey

All Bleadon WI members have been forwarded an email relating to the More Midwives Campaign. Attached is a survey relating to the maternity experiences of women who have given birth in England and Wales in 2014 or later.

If you fit the criteria please take a minute to complete the survey which will inform how the NHS maternity reforms are implemented in the future.

Craft Club

The next craft club meeting will be held on Wednesday 20th April 2pm - 4.30pm at Jane Derricks House. The meeting will include planning projects including making WI bunting for use at our various events.

There will be tea and cake as well as an enjoyable afternoon.

Supporting ACWW

Hats and scarves created by Bleadon WI Member 
Take a look at these lovely knitted hats and scarves, created by a Bleadon WI Member to support the vital work of ACWW. They will be for sale a the ACWW triennial meeting in Warwickshire in August. If you want to know more about the ACWW click on the photo to follow the link to their web page.