March Report and Schedule

The president introduced our speaker Peter Cox to our March meeting. Peter is a former employee of G.C.H.Q-a British Intelligence and Security Organisation, responsible for providing the British government and the armed forces with information to keep our country safe. We were given an intriguing and interesting insight into the work at G.C.H.Q, touching on the story of Geoffrey Prime, […]

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February’s Events

    Our speaker in February was Tracey Wadsworth who is a beautician based at the Jasmine Room at the Copthorne Hotel, who came accompanied by her assistants, Lauren and Olivia. We were all very interested in the various treatments available, some of which were demonstrated on a few of our members – transformation of eyebrows on Jayne and Phyllis, […]

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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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Christmas Party

  At our December meeting we all enjoyed our Christmas party with a tempting buffet provided by the committee. Janet entertained us with the pantomime “ Cinderella” which proved very amusing with her use of mixed-up words. Madeleine read out an historical list of Christmas Day events, plus a list of famous people born on that day. This was followed […]

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November News and Coming Up

  Everyone was welcomed by our president, especially our visitors, Roz, Ann and Gwyneth .We hope they will join us again. Then we thoroughly enjoyed an evening of “Call My Bluff” superbly prepared by our member Betty with teams joining us from Culverhouse Cross, Dinas Powys and Penarth. From some very good teams congratulations must go to the winners, Pam, […]

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October Report and Coming Up

    A welcome was extended to all at our October meeting and especially to our visitor, Ros. We hope she will join us again in the future. Our speaker was John Sheen and using Christmas crackers in a in the shape of a clock face as a starting point, he produced twelve very different entertaining pieces, all with a […]

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September Events

We met in the church hall on Sept. 1st, our first meeting of the autumn session. Our speaker was Elin Jones from Ty Hapus (Happy House) in Barry which opened five years ago as a result of fund raising by Justine Pickering whose mother, at 54 years had a rare form of dementia. Ty Hapus was originally set up to support […]

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WI news

SEPTEMBER NEWS UPDATE There was no August meeting for Wenvoe WI. However seven members joined Dinas Powys at their August meeting and enjoyed a fish and chip supper and a beetle drive. Congratulations to Phyllis who won the prize for the highest score. On August 22nd fifteen members enjoyed the skittles evening at Dinas Powys rugby club. Our first meeting […]

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July Meeting

At our July meeting we were saddened by the news that Olwen had passed away earlier that day. She had been a good and faithful member of our institute for many years but due to ill health had been unable to continue with her membership for some time and she has been sorely missed. We held a minute’s silence in […]

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March 2016

Everyone was welcomed to our March meeting including guests Val and Helen and members were reminded of  forthcoming events. These include Barry Highlight Link meeting – April 12th, our own Table Top Sale – May 14th,Culverhouse Cross Link meeting – June 6th and our Charity/Celebration Tea on June 9th. We are saving items for the tombola stall at the table […]

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