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: 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?!


Designer needed for cover for our Centenary booklet

Budding designers are asked to submit their ideas for an A5 cover for our very own Hints and Tips booklet that Market Harborough WI will be producing later this year.  Each member will receive their own copy.  It will contain loads of hints and tips that make our busy lives easier, as well as favourite recipes.  Ideas, please, by the July monthly meeting.

Fabulous evening lined for Wednesday’s Christmas evening

We’ve loads lined up to make this a fabulous evening.  Not only is there a superb raffle, with the majority of prizes generously donated by local organisations, there are games to play and handbell ringers to entertain us.

Christmas tree decorations-w500-h500Spend a few minutes before the 17th and make a Christmas tree decoration.  There’s a prize for the best one.

Bring some nibbles to share as well as your favourite Christmas cheer (plus glasses).

See you there.