Calling all Crafters – put MHWI on the map

Next year is the Leicestershire & Rutland Federation Centenary.  There will be a huge, celebratory event at Bruntingthorpe next March.  WIs are invited to submit one entry per group to celebrate the last 100 years (details below).  So, come on MHWI crafters, this has to be one for you.  Interested?  Contact the Craft Group on: marketharboroughwi@gmail.com or come along to the next monthly Craft Club meeting.  You can also speak to Anne Clayton or Val Hitchcox at the monthly meeting on Wednesday, 28 June.

Brenda Barnett Trophy – ‘A Era from the last 100 years 1918-2018 – board (of set size) depicting 3 events, one entry per WI to celebrate the Leicestershire & Rutland Federation Centenary in 2018.  Entry form by 29 January 2018, completed board due early March 2018.  All boards to be displayed at Annual Council Meeting at Bruntingthorpe next March.  Brenda Barnett Trophy 2018  This has to be something for our Craft Group?!

Christmas market at Chatsworth – selling out fast!

The sun may be shining and summer is here but you might like to book a place on this trip in November: it’s selling out fast and is understood to be a great day out and a second coach leaving from Hinckley:

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SECOND COACH DEPARTING FROM HINCKLEY FOR CHATSWORTH

Due to the popularity of the visit to Chatsworth and the Christmas Markets on Thursday, 30 November 2017, another coach has been arranged to leave near Hinckley library at 10.00am (to be confirmed) on the same day. The entry for the house for this trip will be at 3.45pm and will take approximately 1 hour to go round. Departure from Chatsworth will be about 5.15 pm. In view of the slightly longer journey from Hinckley to Chatsworth, the charge for the day’s outing will cost £31.

Please note that this coach is in addition to the coach that will leave WI House on 30 November at 9.30am.

The entry time to Chatsworth House for this coach is 3.00pm.

Please note that the coach from WI House is filling up very quickly. If you have already made a booking and would like to transfer to the Hinckley coach, please let us know as soon as possible.

 

Wednesday evening’s monthly meeting

  • For June’s social, can monies please be brought to Wednesday’s meeting. This will be a fab trip aboard the ‘Vagabond II’ from Foxton to Smeeton Westerby – approx. 2 hr 20mins. Friday 9th June at 7.00pm (PEOPLE MUST GET THERE BY 6.45PM AT THE LATEST). £10 pp (£5 child). Bring a picnic if you’d like! Please see Evanda for any queries
  • Bring a pen and any shaped biscuit cutters with you for the craft session, too.