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July/August 2022

 

Fifty one of us were at the meeting on Monday 11th.  It was good to see so many especially those who haven’t been for some time.

The topic was Tetbury, our Town. Thank you, Lorna, for organising the evening. Three speakers were: Peter Coleman, the Mayor, owns a care home and spoke about our response to dementia. Tony Walsh gave information about the history of the Feoffees and the Thirteen and the charities they support. Lian Franklin from Tetbury hospital was very informative and answered several questions, some difficult.

Sally and Jayne who represented us at the National Federation conference in Liverpool in June.  Sally gave us her report and offered a drink – in jest I think – if you can spot them on the photograph on page 9 of this month’s W I Life.

Anne then gave information about the Group meeting in Kemble which was also held in June. She passed on warnings about honey containing additives from the speaker and then we had a delicious ploughman’s  supper.

Jan took names for the coach trip to Wells on August 10th – do get in touch with her if you are interested.

22.0705 New Members Evening

It was lovely to greet and get to know our new members in Anne’s fab garden on the 5th of July.

 

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Sunni’s summer gin tasting evening was excellent, with five gins and matching foods to enjoy.

 

220626 Gardens Group Roccoco2 220626 Gardens Group Roccoco1 220701 Garden Group  The Gardens Group visited the Rococo Gardens and had a rose garden visit in Tetbury in June and July.

 

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The craft group created these sweet felted bowls and they reported they were much harder to do than they appeared.

 

220627 Coffee Morning Ladies enjoying June’s coffee morning.

 

Coffee morning    at The Woolsack Kitchen, Steepleton – Monday 25th July at 10:30    – NONE IN AUGUST – then 26th September.

The next evening meeting is on: Monday 12th September 

 Topic:  – “A year long walk in Woodchester Park” with Robert Bryant

 

Come along to Tetbury Goods Shed at 7:30pm to join us and meet everyone!

 

A note from our President:

Apart from our monthly meetings, we enjoy each other’s company at many “extra curricular” activities.  Do have a look at “What we do”.

We always welcome new ideas and new members.  Please come along and meet us.

If you would like to find out more about us, contact me via email: tetburywi@hotmail.co.uk

Chris

 

Meetings are on the 2nd Monday of every month at the:

Tetbury Goods Shed, Arts Centre, The Railway Yard, Cirencester Road, Tetbury, GL8 8EY

(follow the signs for “Free long term Parking”)