Hear ye, hear ye! To celebrate International Women’s day, the Belles will meet to learn and discuss matters close to our hearts and learn all about new things to bring into our campaigning fold, too!First things first, our crusades in menstruation! Your period comes when you are not expecting it; you need to clean yourself…… Continue reading Crusades in Menstration and Giving an F in Fashion! Tonight, tonight!
Following on from an inspirational talk by Ruth Bond, OBE, who as former NFWI Chairman had been instrumental in the setting up of the prison based WI (as a result of the WI’s Care Not Custody Campaign, our President, Joanne, took the idea of replicating the model for the pioneering prison WI to the Chairman…… Continue reading Daisy Change WI – Establishing a Pioneering Place for Inspiring Women in Recovery
A fabulous and exciting week for us as we take on the hosting of the @Womenofthewi Twitter feed!The genius brainchild of Spa Sweethearts WI President, Becky Warburton, each week a new WI takes the reigns and shows the world their fabulous sisterhood – and this week, its our turn! Expect stories fit to showcase the…… Continue reading We Host @Womenofthewi
The Blue Belles met this month to help celebrate the raised rainbow flag at Cambridge’s Guildhall, marking LGBT History Month, with a do and dabble evening of skills swapping of huge proportions!From Flickr – the rainbow pride flag flies high about the Guildhall in Cambridge every FebruaryGreg from the Encompass Network came along to tell…… Continue reading Celebrating LGBT History Month with a Do & Dabble!
It was our first meeting of 2015!We started off by welcoming our visitors from Orwell and revealing that as part of our Grendon Twinning we will be hosting their archive on the blog – so watch this space! We also revealed that as part of the Women of the WI we will be creating content for & guest…… Continue reading Mindfulness and The Dawn Project.
Blue Belles gathered for their December meeting to celebrate all things giving and gorgeous in the holiday season.Laura P 2 & Deborah crack open their Arty Farty craft kitsOur sisters from Cam City WI, Jo and Ruth, helped to guide our hands and hearts via their new business, Arty Farty Tea Party, to craft wreaths…… Continue reading Arty Farty Christmas Crafts, 1st Belle Digs for Denman & Love from Tea Pigs
Well what an educational meeting November was! I felt I learnt so much from both of our wonderful speakers.We started by hearing good news from our fellow Belles, the Dig for Denman produce & jam/dessert sauce for sale (on ice cream it is luuusssh)We had a report from Denman, by our Vice President Victoria – and…… Continue reading Organ-ising Time to Talk and Branching out into Plant Science!
So this month due to Denman fun LP 2.0 lead the charge into apple pressing. We also looked at how we can help our local community, the wonderful Aofie & Abigail facilitated the Toiletries Amnesty giving homeless people access to things that we would normally take for granted such as body wash, toothpaste and shampoo. There…… Continue reading Apple Pressing & Sage Advice…
This week saw a fantastic phenomenon happen on social network that would make our own Lady Denman stand up and take notice!WI members from all over the globe took to cameras to snap themselves with an ‘I AM WI’ sign in the shot, posting #IamWI, to gather in numbers and show the world the variety…… Continue reading #IamWI & Proud
The Blue Belles were overjoyed to welcome author and historian, Jane Robinson, to a special event hosted by us recently as a fundraiser for the Belles.WIs from Bedfordshire, Suffolk and of course, all over Cambridgeshire, took audience with us to hear the stories behind the writing of Jane Robinson’s book, A Force to be Reckoned…… Continue reading An Audience With Members of THE Force to Be Reckoned With