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Bosley W.I.

BOSLEY   WI  REPORT

 

The August meeting was a members evening with Mrs Rosemary Heath in the Chair. Rosemary welcomed three visitors to the meeting.

 

After the main business of the meeting Rosemary introduced our speaker for the evening, Mr Brian Lightowler, a very talented musician and piano accordionist.  He had brought with him several piano accordions and  started  off by playing Jerusalem to which we all gave a very  hearty rendition.  He then went on to explain the workings of the accordion taking one of his older ones apart and encouraging us all to have a go at producing a sound by blowing in and sucking out on the reeds.  He demonstrated the difference between a jig and a reel and  went on to play various lively pieces.  He rounded off the  evening with a very enjoyable singalong.  Joan Dowse gave the vote

of thanks.

 

The winners if the competition, a holiday postcard, were Bar Harrisonn first and Sue Addinell second.  Kath Bullock's banjolele was chosen to go forward to the Cloud Group competition. Delicious refreshments were served by members of the Committee.

 

Rosemary then thanked all the members who had helped to organise a very enjoyable evening with a special  thanks to Bar for providing the lovely table decorations which were then raffled off to eight lucky ladies.

 

Our next meeting is an afternoon visit to Rode Hall on Thursday, 28th September leaving Bosley Chapel car park at 1.15 p.m.

 

 

For further information of our meetings please ring 01260-222933.

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Secretary: Isobel Worthington.  

01260 222933

Contact her if you would like to join us.

Programme 2017

                                     Speaker                           Subject

January :              Tony Heritage              Pottery Life

February:             Nigel Daley                   Biddulph Old Hall

March:                 Jean Finney                  Origin of Nursery Rhymes

April:                    Melanie Latham            Chutney and Cheer

May:                     Kathleen Williams        My Life in Flower Arranging

June:                     Ann Fielding                 The Tudor Still Room

July:                      Chloe Hamill                 Social Collaboration and Embroidery

August:                Members’ evening       “Own arrange”

September:                   Afternoon visit to Rode Hall

October:              Caroline Brown            100+ years of British Women Pilots

November:                                     A.G.M.

December:          Christmas Party            To be arranged

January 2018:     Jim Fletcher                  Ramblings of an Old Codger