February Events Etc

  At our A.G.M. held on the 18th Jan, thanks were given by Betty to all the committee for their support. The committee members were voted to be returned, with the exception of Viv, who resigned as vice treasurer and was replaced by Josie. On the 25th Jan Mr Peter Finch, gave us a talk on Old Cardiff. It was […]

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President’s Welcome

    Members were welcomed by our president to the first meeting of 2017 but sadly we learned of the passing of Vera Tipples, a former president and a faithful, enthusiastic member of our institute until ill health prevented her from joining us. Our thoughts are with Cliff and his family and members observed a minute’s silence in Vera’s memory. […]

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Meeting Schedule February

  The group had a brief meeting in January in which the village Christmas tree was taken down and cut up for disposal. It was a larger tree this year and I’m sure you’ll agree that it was a focal point in the village. Our next meeting will be on the 6th February as usual at the Community Centre at […]

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The Spring Fair

  Following the success of the Wenvoe Christmas Craft Fair last November the Wenvoe Spring Craft Fair is an event not to be missed. Tables are rapidly being allocated to eager crafters and include a varied selection of hand crafted items. This time we also have a Potter who will be bringing a mobile potters wheel and you will be […]

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January’s Books

There was no set book this month so members had free rein, some more successful than others. The diverse choices ranged from:- * The power of the dog by Thomas Savage ( a Vintage Classic ) – powerful. * A Dictionary of Misunderstanding by Jackie Copleton. – Excellent * Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford – Fascinating Autobiography * Anna […]

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Tai Chi Beginners Class

    Tai Chi is excellent for stress relief and teaches us to move from our centre, with slow flowing movements which encourage us to use a wide range of muscles in a relaxed way. In Wenvoe we practise Tai Chi Yang style, a form with 3 parts – which I correlate to childhood, adulthood and mature adulthood. When you […]

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Along the Gower Coast

    Gower Saturday dawned extremely wet and miserable so we all agreed to postpone our walk until Sunday when the forecast was good. We were very glad when Sunday arrived bright and sunny. It was early September and we were off to the Gower. Our walk started in Murton and took us to Southgate via Caswell Bay. Setting off […]

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February Walk Programme

    FEBRUARY WALKS   Saturday 4th February – Llandegfedd Reservoir. An 8 mile walk south of the reservoir. V’Iain. (152)     Saturday 11th February – N.E. Pontypridd. Around 7¾ miles Ian (166)     Thurs 16th Feb:– Cardiff Bay About 6 miles of level walking on good paths. Bert     Saturday 18th February – Twmbarlwm. An 7¼ miles. V’Iain (152) […]

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