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Programme for 2017

January       12th        In House                                        In House          

February       9th       The Hudson River School                 David Ecclestone

March           9th        Recovering from Stroke         Prof. Valerie Pommeroy  

April           13th        Being a Vet                                    Ben Garland   

May            11th         Resolutions/Musical Evening          Charmaine Cooper    

June             8th        Marie Lloyd  Open Meeting            Rachel Duffield

July            13th        Walking with Lions                         Denise Billinghurst

August        10th        Summer Meeting/Supper                6pm                   

September  14th        Red Poppies                                   Patricia Woodward    

October      12th        Fox & Goose Cookery dem              Paul Yaxley Open Meeting

November    9th        Annual Meeting                              In House

December    14th      Christmas Dinner                            6.30pm.

Our Clubs

              Book Club, Circle Dancing and Luncheon Club.  

For further information email our Press Officer at pruerush@yahoo.co.uk

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June Meeting

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 16:30 0 Comments

JUNE MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I.

This was an open meeting and so we whipped through the usual offices, thanks to the hostesses for the beautiful flowers and presentation of birthday posies and then we sat back for an evening of song and laughter. Picture the scene the room was full of members and visitors plus two brave chaps who had been persuaded to join the fun and in floats this lovely vision in a beautiful scarlet…

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May Meeting

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April Meeting

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 19:30 0 Comments

We were all delighted and relieved, at our April meeting, to see Gill firmly back in the chair after her illness. Business was swiftly dealt with. The members who had represented Stradbroke at the March quiz night, were congratulated on coming a respectable 7th. The evening's hostesses, Roz and Jane M. were thanked, and the delightful birthday posies given out. Food band donations were left for collection and delivery to the…

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March Meeting

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 8:00 0 Comments

 

The March meeting was chaired by Carol Darling, our vice president, as our president Gill Bird was a little under the weather, hope you are much better now Gill, and was ably assisted as usual by Jane our secretary. All   business and notices were dealt with and the birthday buttonholes distributed .The hostesses Jennifer and…

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June Meeting

JUNE MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I.This was an open meeting and so we whipped through the usual offices, thanks to the hostesses for the beautiful flowers and presentation of birthday posies and then we sat back for an evening of song and laughter. Picture the scene the room was full of members and visitors plus two brave chaps who had been persuaded to join the fun and in floats this lovely vision in a beautiful scarlet dress and a wide smile welcoming us to an evening of song poetry and chat,…See More
Jun 13
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April Meeting

We were all delighted and relieved, at our April meeting, to see Gill firmly back in the chair after her illness. Business was swiftly dealt with. The members who had represented Stradbroke at the March quiz night, were congratulated on coming a respectable 7th. The evening's hostesses, Roz and Jane M. were thanked, and the delightful birthday posies given out. Food band donations were left for collection and delivery to the depot.Next we welcomed Ben Garland, our speaker for the evening.…See More
Apr 26
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January Meeting

January 2017 Meeting of the Stradbroke W.I. Here we are at the start of a new year and ready to jump in to the fray and have some fun .Last year ended with an excellent Christmas dinner in lovely surroundings beautifully decorated by the committee ,excellent food and great entertainment, of the musical variety, organised by Charmaine who was most impressive with her virtuoso performance and a quirky quiz, thank you Charmaine .Our January meeting started with greetings and welcome from Gill and…See More
Jan 16
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November Annual Meeting

NOVEMBER MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I. This meeting was our annual meeting when we report on the activities of the past year, our plans for next year and our general situation all of which I am pleased to say are very good with new members abounding and our bank balance looking positively healthy. Gill Bird ,last years’ president and newly elected for a second term, thanked everyone for all their hard work , particularly the committee who were also re-elected  en bloc for a second term of fun and…See More
Dec 6, 2016
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Nov 26, 2016
Stradbroke WI posted a blog post

November Annual Meeting

NOVEMBER MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I. This meeting was our annual meeting when we report on the activities of the past year, our plans for next year and our general situation all of which I am pleased to say are very good with new members abounding and our bank balance looking positively healthy. Gill Bird ,last years’ president and newly elected for a second term, thanked everyone for all their hard work , particularly the committee who were also re-elected  en bloc for a second term of fun and…See More
Nov 26, 2016
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October Meeting

This was an eagerly anticipated evening and the members arrived promptly admiring the impressive display of shrubs and various plants laid out in preparation for our speaker for the evening who was Matthew Tanton-Brown , a well known horticulturist from East Bergholt. Jill and Jane introduced the evening and I am happy to say had the pleasure of welcoming another new member Yvonne Wilkins to our midst. Birthday buttonholes were distributed hostesses thanked and then we settled down to hear from…See More
Oct 26, 2016
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September Meeting

SEPTEMBER MEETING OF THE STRADBROKE W.I.A full complement of ladies gathered in the community centre in happy anticipation of our speaker for the evening, Brian Piccolo, gentleman well known to our members from a previous visit. Gill and Jane whipped through the routine business of the evening, presenting beautiful birthday posies and thanking the hostesses for their efforts. Jennifer Chetwynd took a few minutes to tell us that she had reached her target weight loss of 6 stones yes 6 stones and…See More
Sep 22, 2016
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August Meeting

AUGUST MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I.This is our summer meeting traditionally held in a members garden but, with the joys of the English weather ,once bitten many times soaked, we now hold it in the Community Centre. To this end the room was beautifully presented with decorated tables and flowers and the ladies in their pretty summer clothes adding to the summer feeling. The members were welcomed with the choice of a glass of Pimms or a fruit drink , the Pimms went down very well and the room was…See More
Aug 17, 2016
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July Open Meeting

JULY MEETING OF THE STRADBROKE  WI This month we offered an open meeting for everyone interested in flower arranging at the highest level because our speaker was Jenny Baker a gold medal winner at the Chelsea Flower Show and wow what a show she put on for us. More than 60 ladies gathered to fill the Community Centre in happy anticipation of the spectacle to come and their happy chatter was a cheerful prelude. Jill welcomed us all and did the basic housekeeping before we leapt straight into the…See More
Aug 2, 2016
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June Meeting

JUNE 2016 MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I. The ladies of the W.I , 27 of us plus 3 visitors, gathered in happy anticipation of an evening of ladies  fashion through the ages to be presented by Kindra Jones and they were not disappointed. First we had our usual robust rendering of Jerusalem followed by Gill and Jane dealing with the  general business and informing us of the marks our members received for their offerings at the Suffolk Show. These were good marks but not enough to win the coveted first…See More
Jun 14, 2016
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April Meeting

It was a very wet day on Thursday 14 April, with continual rain, hail, thunder and lightning, and the wet theme continued into the evening, as the topic for our speaker was sailing! Our president Gill Bird got the evenings proceedings underway, and was delighted to welcome Roz Adcock as our newest member. Iris and Vivienne were thanked for being our hostesses for the evening, and for making the birthday buttonholes for Gwyneth, Jane J. Sue P. and Caroline. Members once again showed their…See More
Apr 19, 2016
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March Meeting

 The March meeting of our W.I. saw 36 members and 6 visitors coming through the doors all eager for a chat and to hear from our speaker Mark Mitchels who was to talk about the history of theatre in the 15th and 16th centuries, focusing mainly on the Globe theatre made famous by Shakespeare and his writings. The assembled folk were greeted by Gill and a lusty rendition of Jerusalem rang out boosted by the welcome baritone addition from the gentlemen visitors. Birthday posies were presented to…See More
Mar 24, 2016
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February Meeting

St Valentines day and red was the theme for the February meeting of the Stradbroke W.I. and my word everybody joined in with this most colourful and happy spectacle , laughing and chattering through the evening. Fifty shades of grey had nothing on us , we were fifty shades of red and loving it. Everybody wore something red from jewellery down to shoes, red hearts decorated the tables and the mood was lively from start to finish .Gill and Jane took us through the business section and welcomed…See More
Mar 8, 2016

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