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Here's what's happening this month at Gloucester Rd WI.


A Social, Savoury Recipe Share & Re-Gifting Auction

Our February meeting with be a social evening to welcome members new and old. We’ll be donning some name badges, sharing savoury dishes and kicking off the fundraising for 2018 with a re-gifting auction.

We need you to get involved! Please bring along:

  • A savoury dish, together with the recipe if you’re happy to share that too. There will be a Gloucester Road WI rosette up for grabs for the favourite dish as voted for by everyone on the night.
  • Any unwanted items you’ve received as gifts to enter into the auction as well as a bit of money if you would like to bid on other lots.

Photo Credit: Photo by Cel Lisboa on Unsplash
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Fundraising


LinkAge Bristol

This year we are supporting the fantastic LinkAge Bristol and the re-gifting auction will kick-start our charity fundraising efforts for 2018.  
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2017 Fundraising Total

We're pleased to announce that we raised £1368.52 for The Hive Bristol in 2017. Thanks to all who contributed time, cakes and pennies to this total for our 2017 charity
 

Cakes & Bakes at Meetings

We will continue to raise some funds with cakes and bakes this year. Please don't forget to sign up to bring some along to meetings as well as buying a slice (or two!) on the night.

Community News


Foodbank

One of our members has kindly volunteered to start collecting items for foodbanks at our meetings. Please bring along your donations of non-perishable items and toiletries.

Looking Ahead


2018 Membership

There are still membership spaces available if you weren't able to renew in January. You can print a copy of the membership form, fill out your details and bring it along to February's meeting with your fees (£41) as cash or cheque.
 

Tea & Tents 2018

Tickets for Tea & Tents 2018 are now on sale if you want to go to this camping get together for WI members run by WI members.

 

WI Resolutions 2017/2018

The timing of our meetings meant that we needed to vote on this year’s resolutions at January's meeting.
Five choices were shortlisted nationally and Stop FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) got the most votes from our members and has been put forward as the vote from Gloucester Road WI.
 

WI Resource Area

Do you have a great recipe or craft project that you'd like to share? If so email it in to us at info@gloucesterroadwi.org and we can add it to the WI Resource Area on our website!

Last month


Membership Renewals & parkrun talk



Photo Credit: James Bushnell via Eastville parkrun

Read the review on our website.

Things to remember this month:

A savoury dish to share

Something to put in the re-gifting auction

Bidding money

Dates for
your diary:

20th Feb: Monthly Meeting - Social with savoury dishes and re-gifting auction.
8pm

21st Feb: Book Club, The Flyer - Discussing The Glass Castle by Jeannette Wallis.
7:30pm for 7:45pm start.

27th Feb: Dinner Club, Bomboloni

Contact Elizabeth Mueller if you are interested in future Dinner Club outings.

1st Mar: Alebirds, The Inn On The Green
7pm

6th Mar: Knit & Stitch Club, The Flyer at 8pm.

Events & activities with Avon Federation here for any member

In between monthly updates please check our events page

Membership & Visitors
 

The membership year began in January 2018, although there are still spaces available if you would like to join or renew. As the year progresses pro-rata membership fees apply.
We do accept a few visitors at our meetings, which costs £5. You can visit up to three times a year. 

Check our website for further information about Being a member

To find out more about the WI and what membership gets you, visit the national website.
Click here for our 2018 programme
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