womens-institute

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24 February, 2019

Hampshire Federation of WI

The Villager

Talk by Mr Jo Smith: Letters from Australia – A parcel of gold for Edith by Joyce Stevens. This very interesting talk was based on a discovery in a family bureau, of a collection of seven letters written by Ellen Suter, who at the age of 19 left the poverty of the Portsmouth docklands and set off for a new life in Australia. ...

25 January, 2019

Hampshire Federation of W.I.

The Villager

Our December meeting was our Christmas Lunch, which was held at Alton House Hotel, which was enjoyed by all. In January we held a social and enjoyed tea and a chat with minimal business. ...

16 November, 2018

Hampshire Federation of W.I.

The Villager

On 1st November we had a makeup talk and demonstration by ladies from Boots No 7. Charly and Lousia talked about a routine for skincare and told us about the products used. Most ladies had some applied and we were told how to apply the products and two ladies even had eyebrows!!! The girls were thanked by Gay. ...

15 October, 2018

Hampshire Federation of W.I.

Events The Villager Uncategorized

Meeting 4th October 2018 Our talk this month, entitled ‘Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking’ was given by newly published author Helen Matthews. ...

27 September, 2018

Hampshire Federation of W.I. – The lost lands between Finland & Russia

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An interesting talk was given by Diane White with a little help from her husband, concerning the 10% of their country the Finns gave up to Russia in order to keep their independence. The Russians ruled Finland for 100 years until they declared independence after the Russian revolution in 1917. ...

30 July, 2018

Hampshire Federation of WI

The Villager

Our garden meeting this year was held at Victoria Raymonds’ beautiful house and garden. The weather was very hot and humid so it was with pleasure that we sat at a table in a shady part of the garden, catching what little breeze was available. ...