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

June 2019

Cheese Tasting Quiz

Do you know your Gouda from your Gorgonzola, your Stinking Bishop from your Yarg?

It’s time to test your taste buds with our cheese tasting quiz (and quite frankly this is the meeting a lot of us cheese lovers have been waiting for!).

Please also bring along any homemade chutneys to try with the cheese.

Not all our cheeses will be vegetarian, plus some will have mould, rind and be unpasteurised so please consider this before arriving.

We’ll have our usual WI business and updates then we'll move onto the eating!

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Dates for your Diary


18 June: Monthly Meeting

16 July: Monthly meeting off-site at PC Motors (address below)

15 Nov: Charity Quiz, Alchemy

Things to Remember


Please bring along homemade chutneys to have with the cheeses

Start thinking about your Denman competition entry
 

Get Creative – Celebrate Women!

This is our exciting new competition to win a Denman Bursary! What does being a woman today mean to you? To enter you need to produce a creative piece. You could write a poem, or a short story, or perhaps create a painting or photograph. There's no fixed categories so you can just get creative and produce any other imaginative craft you can think of! Let's see how creative our WI can be!

We have three prizes: First prize is £200 and two follow up prizes of £100 for you to spend on a course at Denman. The deadline is the October meeting for judging, with the winners being announced at the quiz in November.

Good luck!

Fundraising

Charity Nomination for 2019

Thank you for everyone who nominated a charity, we have chosen 1625 Independent People as our charity for 2019.

If anyone has a specific ideas for campaigning or fundraising to help this charity please let the committee know.

Save the Date
*Charity Quiz 15th November* 

The committee are planning the quiz for November please save the date so we can get as many members along as possible! 
 

Cakes and Bakes at Meetings

This is a great fundraiser for us but we haven't had many bakers recently. Please bring along a bake, cake or shop bought treat to share with members and raise money for our charity. We are setting ourselves a target of raising £200 this year just from meeting cake sales, so please help out.

New Members

Coming along for the first time this month?

You are very welcome, we still have places available for new members or come along as a visitor. If you want to sign-up please bring your completed membership form and payment.

Came along last month for the first time?

If you have any questions or don't know anyone, let us know and we can put you with a buddy to show you the ropes.

Looking Ahead

Advance notice that July’s meeting is car maintenance and is off site at PC Motors in Horfield at Unit 1a Elm Road, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 8RJ.

We will convene beforehand at the Tinto Lounge on Glos Rd from 7.30pm, then head over to PC Motors and then go back to Tinto for our WI business afterwards.

Last Month

We heard from Unseen UK.

Find out more on our website
Our 2019 programme

Visiting

If you’d like to join our vibrant and active WI, membership for 2019 is £42.00.  We do accept visitors at our meetings, which costs £5. Find out more about being a member

To find out more about the WI and what membership gets you, visit the national website.

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