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Kingham Lodge 2021

Kingham Lodge – NGS open garden On a rather windy sometimes wet day a couple of intrepid WI members set off for Kingham Lodge to see the garden and view the sculptures. We were lucky the rain passed through and … Continue reading

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Thank you from the Women’s Refuges

We had a lovely thank you for our bags that Karen kindly delivered for us Please pass on this thank you to those not in the WI Dear Karen, and the B-c-S WI, Happy New Year! I hope you had … Continue reading

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Oxfordshire Annual meeting, via Zoom, 30/9/20

This had been delayed since the spring due to Covid19. It was a fairly upbeat event with speakers trying to look on the best side in difficult times. After an acceptance of standing orders, reminder of fire regulation and a … Continue reading

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Groups keeping in touch

First news of one bookclub: We zoomed for the first time on 20 April and our May, June and July meeting were also zooms. In August and September we met in members’ gardens and hope to do this again in … Continue reading

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Coffee Meet at Root One

17th August 2020 We can’t meet yet but we can do coffee!  17 members and friends came along to the Monday morning meet-up at Root 1 coffee shop . It was great to meet again (under their Covid rules) and … Continue reading

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Brightwell celebrates VE Day 2020 in style

From remembering those that were there to the very young, The village celebrates, at a safe distance, with food and wine (from spam sandwiches to fizz). After weeks of isolation the community came together to celebrate 75 years since the … Continue reading

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Update from NFWI – 21st April

FAQs: COVID-19 impact on WI activities and members We have received a lot of questions from members about the impact of COVID-19 on WI activities and members. We hope these FAQs will help to answer a lot of your questions. … Continue reading

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Summer programme 2020

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