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Presidents’ Address and Secretary’s Report October 2020

AGM: As you know we have not been able to hold our normal AGM this year and have already sent you details of our finances & accounts.  In order to complete the requirements of the AGM, attached to this message (see highlighted link) is the Presidents’ Address and Secretary’s report, which we hope you will enjoy reading…..

Everyone’s favourite pub landlord is hosting a quiz night

Following our August meeting about stem cell donation we’ve spotted this opportunity to have fun whilst raising  awareness.  We know how keen you are on a good quiz and this is a way of raising funds for DKMS and the work they do. Details below. That’s right, Al Murray, or The Pub Landlord as we… Continue reading

The Mystery of the Menopause – Online Meeting and Discussion with Dulwich WI

Dulwich WI are throwing open this meeting and discussion about the ‘mystery of the menopause’ to all WIs. Follow link below for more information and to register for the zoom meeting which is on Monday 14 September. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mystery-of-the-menopause-tickets-119242291905?aff=efbneb&fbclid=IwAR27HfxuhSXySDKhDWaIQTiNK_PkiPO7qMQGtBs86kbez2tD43D6o5ptCd0   Continue reading

August meeting – Stem Cell research – link to recording of meeting

Here is link to an audio recording of our August meeting  on zoom about stem cell donation, one of the campaign resolutions the WI are supporting this year. It was a very personal and moving talk with two speakers – the feedback following their speaker session was excellent – informative, engaging and heartfelt. Mary talks… Continue reading

WI Get on Board Survey

I am writing to share details of a new survey we have launched as part of the WI’s Get on Board campaign. The survey is open to all WI members as well as their friends, families and communities, and will help the NFWI better understand the availability of bus services and how willing and able… Continue reading

The Gay Disney Prince

“Once upon a time in a Kingdom Far Away, there lived a dashing Prince who just happened to be gay! He’d tried dating Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White, but deep down in his heart something didn’t feel quite right…” Follow Prince Henry, the only gay in the Kingdom Far Far Away, on his royal… Continue reading

May meeting – Tai Chi – Martin Gatter

Martin Gatter is a senior, international Tai Chi and Kung Fu instructor who would normally be running a range of classes in various locations including Horn Park Club in Eltham Road.  He is also a practitioner at the Complementary Health Centre in Manor Lane. On Thursday 21st May, Martin gave us an introduction via Zoom to Tai Chi,… Continue reading

Jerusalem

This is Billy Bragg’s tribute to the hard work of his local WI during the current crisis. Usually we would sing Jerusalem (with a nip of sherry) to celebrate our AGM at our May meeting. Our AGM has been cancelled until further notice but our meeting is next week. Details of meeting to come via… Continue reading

April meeting – When the Germans Came – Duncan Barrett

Over 40 of us logged in on Thursday 30th April for our first Zoom speaker meeting, and it was fabulous to see so many familiar faces. Well done everyone for mastering Zoom.He says he has copies of the new book plus all his previous ones if people would like them. Duncan Barrett talked to us… Continue reading

Friday night is Quiz night – Pick the Lockdown

Very many thanks to Quiz master Graham Hooper (right) for keeping us entertained last Friday evening with his ‘Pick the Lockdown’ quiz on Zoom. The six rounds were as usual cryptically themed with a common link to the seemingly random questions. Congratulations to the winners, ‘Stalag39’ followed by ‘Don’t Leave the Capitol’ and ‘Scandilicious’ in… Continue reading