Agenda


January 25th 2022

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Our 8th Birthday & "Wine" Tasting (But not as you know it)

Come and start dry January as you mean to go on, experiencing an interesting range of non-alcoholic wines and nibbles.

November 30th 2021

07:30 PM
Rebecca from Bijoux Floral Design
Location: Christ Church Parish Hall Downend

Our Guest Speaker is lovely florist Rebecca from Bijoux Floral Design who will be demonstrating making some festive arrangements and ideas for the Christmas table.

October 26th 2021 AGM

07:30 PM
AGM & Guest Speaker from the Children's Hospice Sth Wst
Location: Christ Church Parish Hall Downend

Downend WI AGM & Guest Speaker from the Childrens' Hospice South West, and presentation of handmade blanket .

September 28th 2021

07:30 PM
Guest Speaker Katie Bell from Bristol Hippodrome
Location: Christ Church Parish Hall Downend

September 28th Meeting, our first meeting in person in Christ Church Parish Hall !
Guest Speaker Katie Bell from the Bristol Hippodrome.

Meeting August 31st 2021

07:00 PM
Summer Picnic
Location: CCJ

August 31st The Summer Picnic that DID happen !!

Meeting July 27th 2021

07:00 PM
The Summer Picnic that did not happen!!

July 27th Meeting Picnic that did not happen!!
We still had fun on Zoom !

Monthly Meeting June 29th 2021 : Burlesque, Me and WI Talk

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Burlesque, Me and the WI Talk (aka How Burlesque Saved My Life!)
Location: Zoom

Lindsey Dixon Barrell (aka Ms Cherry Bombe) from Chelmsford in Essex

WI President Lindsey does a fabulously funny and heart-warming talk that covers how she discovered burlesque, and then the WI, and brought the two worlds together.
From empty nest to huge success, and via dance classes and craft sessions, Lindsey will take you on a journey that a lot of us can relate to.

Incorporating costumes and a demonstration shimmy-along (optional), this is a humorous talk that illustrates how even the most diverse of topics can epitomise the Fun, Friendship and Education ethos of the WI.

Monthly Meeting May 25th 2021 - Self Care Massage Workshop with Chris Biggs of Intuitive Massage

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Therapist Chris Biggs
Location: Zoom

We are delighted to have booked experienced Speaker 30 year+ Therapist Chris, will give us easy moves to help with mental health, anxiety and pain.
Self care massage....


Monthly Meeting April 27th 2021 - Rebecca Hobbs of Bijoux Floral Design

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Florist Rebecca Hobbs
Location: Zoom

We are delighted to have booked Rebecca Hobbs of Bijoux Floral Design from Chipping Sodbury to be our Speaker.
With over 20 years in the industry, Creative Director Rebecca Hobbs is no floral fly-by-night.
Professionally trained florist Rebecca, founded Bijoux Floral Design in 2005, and has built a floral business recognised for delivering on-trend floral styling and sincere, steadfast service to her brides and clientele.
During this Zoom meeting, Rebecca will demonstrate how to create a beautiful Spring Wreath.

Monthly Meeting March 30th 2021 - Chocolatier Sarah Clements of Dame Chocolate

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Dame Chocolate
Location: Zoom

A demonstration with Speaker Chocolatier Sarah Clements of Dame Chocolate.
Sarah will show us how to make a couple of treats that are fairly easy to do at home
Also a ‘how to create other delicious delights!

Monthly Meeting February 23rd 2021 - Baroness Bolsover' - Afternoon Tea with a Difference!

07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Baroness Bolsover' - Afternoon Tea with a Difference!
Location: Zoom

We were delighted to have announced that her Ladyship, the Baroness Bolsover, gave us a knowledgeable and entertaining meeting instructing us about Afternoon Tea Etiquette, followed by Q & A’s from members.
‘Downend WI with Baroness Bolsover' - Afternoon Tea with a Difference!
A deliciously entertaining and interactive etiquette talk.

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