Congratulations, Vicky!

new baby-w500-h500Congratulations to Vicky Watts (Committee Member  – Facebook, Marketing) on the birth of Ava Mae Watts on 27th April at 2.16 am, weighing 7 lb 6 1/2 oz.  Mother and baby doing well!

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Fake Cake Bake tonight

WI Centenary logo eeD5k3OX_400x400Join us this evening for a fun evening baking fake cakes for our carnival float in June.  You can join in as you wish: help bake fake cakes, help set the float on the day, be on the float or be a follower.  A fantastic, one off opportunity and we’d love your help, whatever you can give.  Time 7.30 pm.  Call 07547 890 756 for venue details.

Hypnotherapy-w500-h500Gary Johannas and Caroline Prout engaged members last night with a fascinating insight into how our brains work: front brain and primitive brain (dealing with phobias, anxiety, depression and anger).  It seems we have a bucket where these things go so we can use our sleep to process them.  However, when it gets too full, it all goes wrong!  We discovered that what we need to do is to think positive, active positive and interact socially positively.  We can start by identifying at least one good thing each day.

WI Centenary Craft Fair at the Harrogate International Centre

WI Centenary logo eeD5k3OX_400x400Saturday or Sunday 5 and 6 September 2014 – proposed coach trip to the first ever WI Centenary Craft Fair at the Harrogate International Centre. The fair offers four fantastic days of craft, creativity, shopping, education and fun for everyone – members and non-members alike.  Sign up sheet available at March meeting onwards.  Prompt response needed, please, so we can book tickets and the coach.

Last chance to get your tickets for the Mikron Theatre – ‘Raising Agents’

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Friday 22nd May at 7.30pm. Congregational Hall, Bowden Lane, Market Harborough, LE16 7JD – buy your ticket now!

We are delighted to announce that the Mikron Touring Theatre will be in Market Harborough in May with their specially written play to celebrate 100 years’ of WI.

Bunnington WI is a bit down-at-heel. Dwindling membership means they can barely afford the hall, let alone a decent speaker. So when a PR guru becomes a member, the women are glad of new blood. Initially.

The milk of WI kindness begins to sour when she re-brands them the Bunnington Bunnies. They’re hopping. With stakes higher than a five tiered cake stand, a battle ensues for the very soul of Bunnington, perhaps the WI itself!

On the threshold of one century into the next, this tale of hobbyists and lobbyists asks how much we should know our past or how much we should let go of it.

Above all else, like the WI itself, Raising Agents is a story of friendship.

 

Friday 22nd May at 7.30pm. Congregational Hall, Bowden Lane, Market Harborough, LE16 7JD . Full £12, £10 conc. For tickets please email  marketharboroughwi@gmail.com.  Tea & Coffee/BYOB