The wreath which was laid
Wreath laid at the Blandford Remembrance Service
We were represented by our President, Simone, who laid a wreath on our behalf at this special ceremony.
The Lighthouse Theatre
Dorset W.I. Annual Meeting at the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole
The speaker was Valerie Stevens, a Dorset lady, who was President of the Associated Country Women of The World.
Trip to Alexander Palace for the Stitch and Craft Show
Our W.I. organised a trip to the show and it was so popular that over 40 ladies were on the coach. It was a successful trip and a very enjoyable day out.
Lifeboat from R.N.L.I Centre
Trip to R.N.L.I. centre in Poole
We were given a guided tour of their headquarters and learnt a lot about the training of the volunteers. A few ladies then braved the lifeboat simulator which luckily was before our lunch in their cafe.
A campaign slogan
Blandford Carnival- Our float won 1st prize in its category.
The float showed some of the campaigns in which the organisation has been involved over the past years. Some of our past campaign slogans were on display including Equal pay for Equal work, Take your litter home, National Breast Screening and SOS for honey bees.
Trip to Kingston Lacy
An enjoyable picnic was followed by a National Trust guide taking us on a very informative tour of the grounds.