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

Integrate Bristol
Integrate Bristol

A charity that works towards equality and integration

This month we hear from this local organisation about the issues that sparked their formation and subsequent campaigning to end violence against women and girls.

Connect with them online:
integratebristol.org.uk
@FGMsilentscream 
facebook.com/integr8bristol
 

100 Inspirational Women

In honour of our truly inspirational talk this month we'll be putting up last year's inspirational women board. If you haven't already, please bring along a photograph of your inspirational woman (famous or not!) to add to those already collected.

Events and Clubs

Theatre & Cinema Club

If you signed up on the Facebook group to come along to Giselle @ Bristol Hippodrome - Saturday 22 October 2016 @ 14:30 £26.50, please bring your payment to the meeting.

We also have some other new events to let you know about that you'll be able to sign-up for at the next meeting.
 

Wild Women

Nordic Walking

We'd love to hear some feedback on how this event went, please let us know at the next meeting.
 

Sailing Taster Day - Saturday 18th June

The Avon Federation is running this event. For anyone interested please take a look at the details and fill out the paper application form at our March meeting. Cost £15.
 

Scuba Diving Session

The first session took place on 7th March and there's another session on Monday 14th March. There's still a few spaces available for this second date so get in touch if you'd like to go along. It's at 7pm, meeting at the St Mary Redcliffe school car park (just off Somerset Square) and £15 for two hours of one to one tuition in the pool.

Fundraising

Cake!

Please don't forget to volunteer to make cakes, bakes, savoury treats and anything else tasty for the meetings! Go to our new online sign-up page and book ahead! They went down very well at the last meeting, and the money raised will go to this year's charity – Carers Support Centre. 
 

More Cake! 

We need volunteers to staff the cake stall and to bake cakes for the Glos Road Central Mayfest on Saturday 7th May. Sign-up at the meeting.
 

Durdham Down Group (DDG) Fundraising Event

We are part of the Avon Fed DDG, along with Westbury Park WIWI.RED (Redfield)Clifton WI, Blaise WI and Brislington WI and this year we will be organising and hosting its fundraising event. This year will be an inter-WI lawn bowls event along with a bake-off. Date to TBC but it will take place in June. 
 

Mothers for Mothers Charity Ball

Bromley Heath WI are holding a charity ball in aid of Mother for Mothers on 15th April 2016. There are still tickets available. All details can be found at: www.facebook.com/CharityBall2016/


Our own Charity Ball?

Anyone interested in co-ordinating a fundraising charity ball for Glos Rd WI? Let us know if you are!


Knit & Stitch Fundraising Ideas

Are looking for ideas for joint small projects they can do at their get togethers that can support our fundraising for this year's charity. If you have any ideas speak to Hannah Lowry.
 

Share a Skill


For our meeting in June we'll be sharing skills. If you have something you'd like to share please sign up at the next meeting.

Last Month's Meeting

Fizz tasting with Ruth Wiles from Clifton Wine School



Find out what we got up to on our website review page

Things to remember this month:

Sign-up for making cakes

Sign-up for volunteering at Glos Rd Central Mayfest

Bring along a photograph of your Inspirational Woman

Payments for theatre tickets

Sign-up for your share a skill

If you haven't already please pick up your membership receipt and WI discount booklet

Dates for
your diary:

14 Mar: Wild Women, Scuba diving session

15 Mar: Monthly meeting, Integrate Bristol Talk

4 Apr: Dinner Club, Flour and Ash

5 Apr: Knit & Stitch Club  â€“ 8.00pm
The Grace (change of venue)


6 Apr: Book Club, Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd â€“ 8.00pm
Venue TBC


Events & activities with Avon Federation here for any member

In between monthly updates please check our events page

Membership & Visitors
 

Membership for 2016 is now full, if you would like to go on our waiting list please contact us via email. We do accept a few visitors at our meetings, which costs £4. You can visit up to three times in 1 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.
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