The De Beauvoir WI has received a plethora of emails with interesting bits and pieces, so we thought we’d do a little round-up of news items for you…
Bio Hazard Public Meeting: This Saturday at London Fields
Katharine Hamnett CBE invites you to a public meeting held at : http://www.pubonthepark.com/ on Saturday 17 May at 12 noon (go to the tented area). For those of you who use London Fields, this makes very scary reading: LONDON FIELDS BIOHAZARD
Knit ’n’ Crochet Group
If you want to join other DBWI members at the Knit ’n’ Crochet group, details of the first meeting are posted on the group’s page here.
And you might like to know that there is a new Women’s Institute wool available from Hobbycraft, with a donation going to NFWI.
Kirsty Allsop’s Presents The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court
All things craft-based – workshops, talks by experts and ‘grand makes’ with fellow enthusiasts. September 19-21. (If anyone would like to organise a DBWI outing to the show, let us know). Full details here.
Lady Denman Poetry Competition 2014
WI members are invited to write a poem based on the theme ‘What My WI Means to Me’. The poem may be comical or serious and written in any style but must reflect and explain the individual’s personal feelings or experiences. The competition title must be used as the poem’s header. There is no restriction on the number of words used. Entries are via the Middlesex Federation, who will submit their chosen poem to the NFWI. If you’d like to enter, please send your poem to debeauvoirwi by July 31 so that we can forward it.