Welcome! You must have seen our feature in the Cambridgeshire Cookbook: Second Helpings, or maybe you just got lost wandering around our site… either way, we hope you will like the cocktail recipe from the book and these accompanying recipes, all by our very own Aoife Maxwell. To make infused spirits: Half fill a sterilised Kilner jar or bottle with fruit…… Continue reading Introducing the Belle Sour
Secretary’s Report – by Alice Hehir Cambridge Blue Belles WI have had another great year with a wide ranging series of activities and talks as well as many events taking place outside the regular meetings. Although the membership has remained full at 48 members, sadly we said goodbye to some of the founding members in…… Continue reading Looking back at 2017/18…
Here is a sneak peak of the amazing stall holders that will exhibit at our craft fair this year. In the next few weeks we’ll show you more about them, so head over to our event Facebook page and check them out. The Blue Belles Cake Stall Bumbles Bures WI, Suffolk West Kaitlin Bradley Cam…… Continue reading The stars of this year’s craft fair!
Oh my, you won’t believe the amazing stall applications we’ve received for our 4th Annual Craft Fair on December 9th. We went straight into the super-busy-preparing-stuff-phase and can’t wait to share all news about exciting arts and crafts bits with you. Stay tuned, more updates very soon!
We’re very excited to announce that the application process for this years Craft Fair (9th December) is now open! Please go to this site to find everything you need to know. Application deadline is 20th September. Looking forward to your messages!
At our February meeting, the Belles were delighted to welcome guest speaker Miranda Kane, a comedian, a champion of body size acceptance, and a former sex worker. Her stand-up show, The Coin Operated Girl, has been getting great reviews at festivals across the country. As well as treating us to a preview of her performance (more on…… Continue reading February Meeting – It’s Sexy Time
Our November meeting wasn’t half-baked – it was raw! The Rocking Raw Chef Barbara Fernandez came to talk to the Belles about her culinary speciality: raw vegan food. First things first, this chef certainly does rock! Barbara opened the evening with an impressive musical account of her discovery of raw food. But once she had…… Continue reading November Meeting – A Raw Experience
Sometimes it’s fine to say ‘me, me, me!’ and the October meeting was one such occasion. This month we held a members’ showcase, an opportunity to find out more about our fellow Belles. Well, what a talented bunch we are! Six members volunteered to share something that they feel passionate about, from arts and crafts…… Continue reading October Meeting – It’s All About Us
Stop! Rewind. We Belles have been taking full advantage of the last few weeks of summer, but now autumn has definitely arrived so we’d better get back to work and fill everyone in on what went on at the September meeting. Vice President Jo brought everyone to order at our new, earlier start time of 7:45,…… Continue reading September Meeting – Being Bookish
Hello, hello, hello! After a brief summery break, the blog is back! Blue Belles didn’t have a meeting in July, instead there was a party – cocktail making, canapes, party dresses, and lots of laughs! For the August meeting we asked Lina Orsino-Allen, from photographic dynamic duo Lina & Tom, to come and talk to…… Continue reading August meeting – Through the lens