Well, that was interesting! Our June meeting addressed the very serious issue of money and personal finances, and it somehow managed to be a fun and engaging session in spite of our original speaker cancelling.After the usual business and reminders, we had a (very difficult, yet interesting) quiz to get us in the right frame…… Continue reading June meeting – Money, money, money!
May meeting – Shiny rocks, and rocking the resolutions! We had a super interesting meeting in May. The first half was taken up by Jason Middleton, who talked to us about gemstones, their features, uses, as well as the countries where you can find each different type and ways in which they are mined. He…… Continue reading May meeting – Shiny rocks, rocking the resolutions, and resolved new Belles!
Our Annual Meeting / Birthday got very animated and loud! So much so that we tripped the motion activated alarms on the windows more than once!Kara, Victoria, and Laura, our Treasurer, Secretary, and President, did an excellent job of reviewing the past 12 months for us, and we played our now traditional Buzzword Bingo while…… Continue reading April Meeting – Bingo, Raffles, and a new Committee
It was lovely to see so many members at our March meeting! Those that couldn’t make it missed out on an amazing raffle that included books, a purple knife, jewellery, and many other goodies. New Belles continue to be the luckiest in the bunch! This month’s raffle was partially sponsored by Ark Cambridge and it…… Continue reading March, March, March!
Thank you to everyone that attended the February meeting. We had a fab speaker, Jane Kennedy, who brought along materials from the Action on Hearing Loss charity and taught us to finger spell. It was interesting and easy to learn the basics of British Sign Language, hopefully it will spark interest in some of us…… Continue reading February meeting – British Sign Language!
Our November meeting saw our intrepid Blue Belles attempt a new skill – willow weaving. Our guest for the evening was the wonderful Val Curwen who first gave us some information on where she sources her willow (Linton and Somerset), the different types of willow and how it is prepared. She then set the Blue…… Continue reading November Meeting – Willow Weaving Adventures
A reminder that applications for stalls at the Blue Belles 2015 Craft Fair are closing soon. If you’re interested, you will need to get your application in by the 5th of October.Please see here for further information and how to apply.Even if you’re not keen for a stall, we hope to see you on the…… Continue reading 2015 Craft Fair – Stall applications closing soon!
We are delighted to announce that our 2015 Craft Fair will be held on Saturday the 28th of November at St Andrew’s Street Baptist Church in Cambridge.There will be crafts for sale, tea, delicious cakes and baked goodies galore! If you’re a member of a WI and fancy a stall see here for details and…… Continue reading Roll up, roll up! Our 2015 Craft Fair is coming soon!
It’s been a busy month of July for the Cambridge Blue Belles!Our July meeting saw a group of Belles brave a chilly (but luckily dry!) evening to picnic on Jesus Green. Highly competitive games of Pictionary and Pick Up Sticks kept everyone entertained, and in a WI first – no one brought cake!The Blue Belles…… Continue reading Blue Belles in July – Picnic, Fete, Tea and Tents and Dragonflies
When news emerged on Saturday night of the profane graffiti left on the memorial for the Women of World War Two at Whitehall, WI Member and Founding President of Cambridge Blue Belles WI, Joanne Croxford, was OUTRAGED. Within minutes, she rounded up support from member of Let’s Make Jam WI, Stoke-on-Trent, Rebecca Brown and together…… Continue reading Flowerbombing for Women of World War II – Cambridge Blue Belles WI React to Act of Vandalism with Peaceful Protest