From February 2019, Puckeridge WI will start meeting on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 8pm at Standon Village Hall, Hadham Road, Standon, SG11 1LE. We are still working out a programme, but this is our provisional plan for 2019. If you would like to come and see what we are all about, email us… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Women’s Institute
It’s just over a week to go until our Handmade Christmas Fair returns to the Standon and Puckeridge Community Centre. We have managed to attract a number of our regular stallholders, as well as some fabulous new ones, and I am so excited about the wonderful range of products that will be available. We will… Read more »
January was our 4th birthday, and we celebrated it by holding a music quiz. Bolstered by tea and cake, we answered rounds on TV and film themes, 1980s hits and Eurovision, as well as identifying the music personalities who passed away in 2016.
We decided to have our Christmas meal at The Golden Fleece in Braughing this year. It was a great end to a great year and we are looking forward to 2017. Cheers!
When we put chocolate into the programme last year, we’d planned to book a speaker to come and teach us about chocolate. Unfortunately after looking at several companies who either didn’t call us back or were going to charge us hundreds of pounds which a small WI like us couldn’t afford, we had to… Read more »
I know it’s December, but I’m using the holidays to catch up on our blog posts for 2016. It’s been such a hectic year end and I’ve been so busy, our blog has suffered a bit!In October, we held a social event so that members could get to know each other a bit better…. Read more »
Sunday 6th November from 11am-3pm at the Standon & Puckeridge Community Centre, Station Road, Puckeridge, SG11 1TF The Christmas Fair is almost upon us and we have a great line up of local makers, producers, craftspeople and creatives. There will also be refreshments available for purchase, and a charity raffle to raise money for Teens… Read more »
We are looking for stallholders to sell at our annual Handmade Christmas Craft Fair on Sunday 6th November 2016. This highly successful event has been running in Puckeridge for several years, and this is the third year that we have been running the fair to showcase local makers and craftspeople. The event will be held at the… Read more »
Every year we try and include a charity crafting session in our programme. In the past we have made pillowcase dresses for the Dress a Girl Around the World charity, and nose bands for abused horses and donkeys. This year we decided to make twiddlemuffs as it ties in well with the national… Read more »
Our meeting in July was “Can I help you, I’m a Paramedic?” Our speaker, Bob Harding-Jones, is the oldest paramedic in the East of England. This came about as he is still licenced but officially retired. He joined the service in his 40s after a career as a dairy farmer, and spent 26 years on… Read more »