Tarvin W.I -September Meeting

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WELCOME

The monthly Tarvin W.I. Meeting took place on Wednesday 28th September 2016 in the Edna Rose Room at Tarvin Community Centre and President Irene Wilkinson duly opened the meeting and welcomed everyone before continuing with this month's business.

SEPTEMBER 2016 EVENTS

10th September Woodland Walk and Sponsorship for Denman College

Sponsored Tarvin W.I. Members joined the Tarvin Community Woodland Trust Celebration Walk and Picnic to mark the opening of the extension of the Woodland Walk. The Deeds to the extension were handed over to the Tarvin Community by a representative of Taylor Wimpey. Over 200 villagers and friends, as well as WI Members took part on a lovely afternoon. When the walk was completed a picnic lunch was enjoyed by all. WI members received a certificate and a medal for taking part and sponsorship in Aid of (W.I.) Denman College was collected.

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Knutsford Walk

Several Members including new member Maureen Walsh took part in the Knutsford walk on 23rd September 2016. During the walk the group enjoyed a talk by a member of the Heritage Centre about the Knutsford Tapestry currently on display at the centre. The ladies enjoyed a Treasure Hunt organised by Committee members which was followed by lunch at the Penny Farthing Museum. A most enjoyable day!

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FUTURE PLANS

4th October : :Angela Rippon will be the speaker at the CFWI meeting
10th October : :Forest Group Meeting — Speaker Margaret Thrower
15th October : :CFWI will be holding a Crafty Dabble Day 10 am to 4 pm
26th October : :Baking Day at W.I. House
9th November :Trip to Bury Market, Sculpture and Art Gallery, Military Museum
3rd December :Tarvin Christmas Market W.I. Tombola Stall
5-8 December : W.I. House Christmas Open Day
9th December :Christmas Lunch at Willington Hall
12th December :Tarvin WI to host the Carol Concert in St. Andrew's Church, Tarvin
16th December :Visit to Tweed Mill and Llandudno Aladdin Pantomime.

SPEAKER DAVE CALVERLEY — A WEEK ON 'T' CUT

Our Speaker for this evening was Dave Calverley who lives in Huddersfield and is a trained ex-lecturer. Dave started on the public speaking circuit by giving talks about outdoor equipment to promote his outdoor shop. As a keen photographer and member of the Huddersfield Canal Society he combines his hobbies providing an interesting talk on canal waterways. A week on 'T' Cut is an imaginary week's cruise around the inland waterways of Britain calling at various highlights of our National and Industrial Heritage. We were taken on a journey by means of music and slides, showing places of interest around the Shropshire Union and Llangollen canals and his home town of Huddersfield. Dave gave us an insight into the history of the canal network and his life as a boat owner. A very interesting evening.


THE EVENING DRAWS TO A CLOSE.

A welcome cup of tea/coffee and cake awaited us and members settled down with friends, old and new, to make forthcoming arrangements before settling off home.

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DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Wednesday 26th October at 7.30 pm in the Edna Rose Room at Tarvin Community Centre where new members and visitors are always welcome to come and join us.

Speaker : Jean Finney — 'The Life and Times of Joyce Grenfell'