Posts By: Puckeridgewi

Nordic Walking – Saturday 18th January

After an inspirational talk by Hazel Smith at our monthly meeting, ladies from Puckeridge WI had a taster session of Nordic walking on the 18th of January.  It was a chilly morning but everyone was very enthusiastic about this new sport and there was an excellent turn out – approx. 12 members. After adjusting the… Read more »

January Meeting Round Up

Knowing that many members will have made New Year’s resolutions to keep fit, our January meeting was based on health and fitness. We had a visit from Hazel Smith, a local Nordic Walking instructor who explained the benefits of this exercise. Nordic Walking supports the body and is not as likely to cause injuries as… Read more »

December Meeting Round Up

Our December Christmas Social was a fantastic night which gave everyone who was in attendance the chance to chat, try out some crafts and get into the festive mood. The evening began a little earlier than usual with the arrival of Ware Bell ringers who played a range of traditional Christmas carols and more modern… Read more »

November Meeting Round Up

A hands on experience was had by members at the November Monthly meeting. Rachel Armstrong came along to show us to how to make a Christmas table arrangement. We started out the meeting covering our tables with the foliage, flowers, decorations etc while Rachel set us all up with some oasis to put our collections… Read more »

Hertfordshire Federation WI Autumn Council Meeting

On the 23rd October, I represented Puckeridge WI at the Hertfordshire Federation WI Autumn Council meeting.    The event was held at Broxbourne Civic Hall in Hoddesdon, and the meeting was filled with delegates from the individual institutes, as well as guests and representatives from nearby federations. The morning’s business commenced with reports from the… Read more »

October Meeting Round Up

At our monthly meeting for October we were treated to a very interesting talk by Pam Wright  on the life and history of Beatrix Potter.  Many of us have very fond memories of the Beatrix Potter stories, my own memories include being snuggled up with my Mum reading Peter Rabbit.   Pam talked about Beatrix… Read more »

September Monthly Meeting

Our first meeting back after the Summer break was a little quieter than usual with a few members missing. The meeting was led by Vice President, Louise Jenkins who began the meeting with a round up of business and topics discussed at the most recent committee meeting. It was a chance to reflect upon Puckeridge… Read more »

August Family Trip to Hatfield Forest

Although there was no main meeting in August, members were invited to attend a family fun picnic at Hatfield Forest on the 11th. It was a sunny afternoon when the group met. Unfortunately, only three families attended, so numbers were a little small, however, everyone who was in attendance had a lovely time. Children took… Read more »

July Meeting Round Up

On a warm summers evening, thirty six ladies attend our meeting in July, the most popular meeting to date. It was certainly snug in the room once the sewing machines were getting busy and people were sewing buttons and cutting fabric. After a brief welcome and introduction from Victoria, our President, members and guests soon… Read more »