West Tilbury WI: January Report

West Tilbury WI

January 2015

THE West Tilbury WI Ladies toasted in the New Year with a glass of wine at the January meeting. Everyone that attended the Christmas Carol service at St Catherine’s East Tilbury agreed it was a Fantastic turn out and the Teas and mince pies we much appreciated.

A message from West Midlands WI have requested crafts well in time for an exhibition for 2016. Also nearer home Hyde Hall will be showing crafts in June at the England’s Green and Pleasant Land exhibition.

Tickets were on sale for the Spring Group meeting on 29th April 2015 this will be held at Tilbury Community centre

The speaker for this month was Celia Gwynn this very enthusiastic lady showed her skill of spinning and weaving and dyeing the finished product so well. Her hand knitted garments from her own efforts were also on display.

She told how this art has been known for 5,ooo years, and the progression to today’s both home and factory produced work. Also from the fleece comes other items such as soap, shampoo, hand cream and other products. A very enjoyable and entertaining talk.

The task set for last month A Turkey recipe was won by Niki Garwood

Raffle prizes were won by Joanne Phillips, Margaret Camp, June Adams.

The next meeting will be held at West Tilbury Village hall on February 3rd 2015 7pm -9-30pm

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