14th November 2016
Special celebration as Areley Kings WI hits landmark
Areley Kings WI marked the 90th anniversary since it was set up by hosting a special luncheon at the Village Hall which allowed them to look back at their work over the decades as well as ahead at their future projects.
As the landmark coincided with the Queen’s 90th birthday this year, they invited former chief petty officer of the Royal Yacht Britannia David Rushforth as guest speaker.
Visit to Denman College
Margaret Cook attended a course at Denman college. A place became available last minute, Margaret seized the opportunity!
The course was Digital Photography. Margaret learnt the secrets of taking the perfect photo, the only thing lacking was the perfect camera as she only had a compact camera … point and click.
One evening the group went out during the evening to learn about night photography, that was a memorable event!
Trip to Kew Gardens
This was a WI visit to Kew Gardens showing Chris Steadman admiring the amazing art collection of Botanical Paintings by Marianne North, these painting are housed in the permanent Art Exhibition.
The restored Hot House that was recently opened this year.
WFWI Craft Entries
Flower Arrangement: Margaret Cook
Crystallised Fruit: Margaret Cook
Fascinator: Highly Commended Cherry Greaves
Canapés: Ann Lakin
Co-operative Display: 1st place Pam Eves
‘Glitz and Glamour’ Brenda Banner
Some of the entries in the 2018 Craft Show at Malvern Three Counties Show,
WFWI overall winner’s trophy
The trophy was won by AKWI for the third time: the first time in 2004, then again in 2008 and now again 2018. Congratulations to all those who took part. The total points awarded for the combined entries was 179 out of 200, a magnificent effort from everyone.
The co-operative 1st place
Hand made Highly commended
Art work 1st place
Photo 1st place
Photo Entry for the 2018 Craft Show
AKWI Photo entry by Katie Reynolds: ‘Best Foot Forward’ awarded 1st place.
Areley Kings WI Skittles Team playing their last match of the season at Worcester’s British Legion club under the guidance of our Team Captain Ann Bailey. Regrettably we lost this match by only 3 points. Here you see Paula Wood rolling the ball down the skittle alley.
We all thoroughly enjoyed the evening, it was great fun watching the pins fall and other times when the balls glided effortlessly between the pins, not once but several times!
Congratulations to Pam Sheward for attained the highest score for that evening.