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Crusades in Menstration and Giving an F in Fashion! Tonight, tonight!

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!

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Daisy Change WI – Establishing a Pioneering Place for Inspiring Women in Recovery

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

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Celebrating LGBT History Month with a Do & Dabble!

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!

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Arty Farty Christmas Crafts, 1st Belle Digs for Denman & Love from Tea Pigs

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

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Organ-ising Time to Talk and Branching out into Plant Science!

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!

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An Audience With Members of THE Force to Be Reckoned With

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