28th March - Inaugural Meeting. Daphne Vise of Avon Federation WI told us about the origins of the WI. Talk by Sue Fyfe-Williams of Aunties Vintage China about her fascinating collection of tea services and how she has branched out into wedding and film work.
25th April - Demonstration by Danielle Collins, the UK’s leading Face Yoga expert. Face Yoga is a combination of face exercise, face massage, acupressure and relaxation, designed to promote healthy skin and anti-ageingwww.faceyogaexpert.com
May 30th - Felt maker Lizzie Pearce gave an illustrated talk about the felting process, the history of felt making as well showing her own art works to wear and demonstrated felting techniques. [email protected].
June 27th _ Tai Chi - Local teacher Jackie Wright lead a practical session of simple, tai chi based movement for balance and wellbeing.
July 25th - Jeff Bishop, local historian, gave a wonderful presentation about the fascinating and surprising history of Westbury Park
August 29th - Jamaican Cuisine. Chef Neufville, a very passionate Jamaican Chef, from Rice and Things on Cheltenham Road cooked tempting treats for us. www.riceandthings.co.uk
September 26th - We learnt to sing ‘Jerusalem’ with Westbury Park’s well known local musician, Tom Jones, who runs the Westbury Park Community Choir www.outtheremusic.net
October 24th - Christmas Crafts The talents of some members challenged our creativity with demonstrations and participation in making Christmas crafts.
November 28th – We had an interesting and informative talk by Andre (one of the support workers from One25) our chosen charity. www.one25.org.uk
December 12th - Carol Singing in Westbury Park to raise money for our chosen charity One25. Afterwards we enjoyed a glass of mulled wine and mince pie back at Westmoreland Hall.
Westbury Park WI Meetings 2012