Monday, 14 December 2009
An invitation from Llangefni WI to attend "A Night of Carols with Nantle Brass Band" at St Cyngar's Church, Llangefni on 14th December at 7:30pm (£2 includes a programme, tea & mince pies). This should be a superb way of getting into the Christmas mood....
...and we certainly had a good time - The giggles started! The shoulders were shaking as we attempted to stifle the laughter.
Friday, 4 December 2009
Thursday, 3 December 2009
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
This is the newly launched logo of the WI. It's a bold statement and like they say "it does what it says on the can" with a very current look to it, reflecting the new wave of "Lite" WIs like our own Talwrn Lite. The logo features on the front of the New WI Life magazine. Hope you're getting your copy, if not let me know.
Sunday, 8 November 2009
Saturday, 7 November 2009
Wednesday, 4 November 2009
Saturday, 10 October 2009
Friday, 2 October 2009
Wednesday 6th - Meeting (Healthy lifestyle)
Monday 25th - "Burns Night" A Scottish Supper at St. Cyngar's Church Hall, Llangefni 6:30/7pm (Tickets cost £6 - deadline 15th Jan)
Wednesday 3rd - Meeting (chocolatier demonstration)
Monday 8th - Anglesey Federation Annual Meeting, Lastra Farm, Amlwch (deadline 17th Jan)
Wednesday 3rd - Meeting (St. David's Day Supper + Guest Speaker)
Wednesday 7th - Meeting (Easter Surprise)
Wednesday 14th - 7:30pm Conference Room - Annual Show Prep
Wednesday 5th - Meeting
Wednesday 12th - 7:30pm Conference Room - Annual Show Prep
Tuesday 18th - Theatre Trip "The Sound of Music".
Wednesday 26th - 7:30pm Conference Room - Annual Show Prep
Wednesday 2nd - Meeting (Designs for Deception)
Wednesday 9th - 7:30pm Conference Room - Annual Show Prep
Sunday 13th - Open Garden (Refreshments served by Talwrn Lite WI)
Wednesday 16th - 7:30pm Conference Room - Annual Show Prep
Friday 18th - Anglesey Federation Annual Show, Bodedern Village Hall
Sunday 20th - Open Garden at Bryn Seiri, Talwrn (Refreshments served by Talwrn Lite WI)
Wednesday 7th - Meeting "Summer Colours".
Wednesday 21st - Walk: Around Marianglas. Meeting at The Parciau Arms car park at 6:30pm. The walk will include a visit to The Royal Charter memorial at Llanallgo.
Wednesday 28th - Walk: Around Brynteg. Meeting at The California car park at 6:30pm. A rural walk around the home area of famous 18th century poet Goronwy Owen.
Wednesday 4th - Walk. Around Benllech Bay. Meet in the library car park (behind co-op) at 6:30pm. A beach and boardwalk.
Monday 9th - 7:30pm Choir Practice
Wednesday 11th - Walk. Around Pentraeth. Meet in The Bull car park at 6:30pm. A beach and ancient footpath walk.
Thursday 12th - Calendar Girls Theatre Trip, Llandudno
Wednesday 18th - Walk. Around Menai Bridge. Meet in Coed Cyrnol Woods car park (near Jade Village). Walk near Menai Bridge, along the Belgian Promenade and around Church Island.
Wednesday 25th - Walk. Around Talwrn. Meet at the Village Hall at 6:30pm. Explore the newly opened footpaths close to home.
Wednesday 1st - Meeting "A Style Filled Evening"
Saturday 25th - The Chester Experience
Wednesday 6th - Meeting "Cartonage"
Wednesday 3rd - Meeting - "THE BUSINESS" Christmas All Wrapped Up
Wednesday 1st - Meeting (Seasonal Celebrations)
Friday 3rd - Talwrn Village Christmas Fair (Bottle Tombola)
Monday, 7 September 2009
Having whipped through the business (and there was quite a lot of it), we settled down to listen to our Guest Speaker.
The theme of this meeting was "Green Fingers" learning how to get the most out of our gardens, knowing what and when to plant and the best way to compost.
Yvonne Tatum provided a slide show about her garden. The initial barren garden she took on bares little resemblence to the garden of plenty it has now become. Discussing the problems with the local soil, how to protect vegetable crops from the strong winds, how and why we should to rotate crops and how insects and wildlife can be a friend to the vegetable gardner.
Yvonne kindly provided us with some of her huge marrows which we raffled and we also tried her home made raspberry jam which had a fantastic flavour and was great on the fruit scones.
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
The Anglesey Federation WI held a fund raising "Treasure Hunt". Talwrn Lite WI were well represented at this event - coming in both first and second place and also doing well with the raffle too. Well done to all particpants.
Wednesday, 5 August 2009
Thursday, 9 July 2009
The Talwrn Lite WI ladies in association with the Talwrn Playing Field Committee were invited
by Honey Tolman to provide and serve refreshments at an "Open Garden" as part of the National Garden Scheme at Bryn Seiri, Talwrn.
The gardens are absolutely stunning with herbaceous borders, sloped woodland garden, pergola, pond, unusual shrubs with views to the mountains and Red Wharf Bay. The Open Garden had been well advertised in local newspapers and even in an article in The Times. We were really uncertain to how many people would visit the garden on Wimbledon Mens final day. Fortunately the sun shone, the cakes & tea were made and we took the fantastic sum of £430.
Thank you to all who donoted cakes and their time - you know who you are!
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
Friday, 19 June 2009
All the preparations for the Anglesey Federation Annual Show were well worth the effort when we found out that we had first place for the co-operative class piece on "The Wedding" theme. We didn't want to take the usual route, so decided to go for a "Goth Wedding".
Staging & Display - 18/20 - Good visual impact.
Interpretation - 19/20 - Good for the chosen theme.
Floral Art - 18/20 - very neat c0-ordinated exhibit.
Cooked Item - 15/20 - Icing should be put on with jam not butter icing.
Craft Work - 18/20 - Great use of colour for a gothic piece.
A big thank you to Pam for creating the cake, to Anne for the sewing and floral arrangement, to Di & Marg for beading the tiara and all the other ladies who played a part in our first group exhibition.
Here is a list of our talented Talwrn ladies who were awarded 1st, 2nd & 3rd places:
1st place - Decoupage Card - Delyth
1st place - Knitted baby hat - Anne
1st place - Oil Painting - Pam
1st place - Photography - Diane
1st place - Collage - Delyth
2nd place - Poem - Diane
2nd place - Limerick - Chris
2nd place - Caption - Rachael
2nd place - Story (The day I went..) - Chris
2nd place - Yogurt Cake - Anne
2nd place - Griddle Scones - Sheila
3rd place - Oil Painting - Marg
3rd place - Paper Flowers - Delyth
3rd place - Water Colour - Marg
Tuesday, 2 June 2009
Saturday, 9 May 2009
Wednesday, 4 March 2009
We have four new members join Talwrn Lite WI this month. With the number growing steadily we must be doing something right!
Tuesday, 3 February 2009
The meeting starts at 7:30 pm where business will be discussed for the first half hour.
We've had a little hic-cup with a speaker for this month, so this meeting is going to be a "hands-on" crafting session. At 8pm we will have refreshments and start creating a "special something" in paper.
Do you fancy coming along for a taster evening? If so, why not come along to see what Talwrn Lite is all about.
For further information you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, 7 January 2009
The Valley Hotel, Valley, Anglesey
Monday 2nd February 2009 (10:30am onwards).
Lunch (12:30 - 2pm) is available at the hotel and the surrounding village.
There will be a talk by Sheila Dibnah, about her "Life with Fred".
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The usual venue of Talwrn Village Hall at 7:30pm - Why not bring a friend with you - they may like to become part of the community too!
Well what an interesting evening this turned out to be. The guest speaker for the night was Simon Bower, Auctioneer at Morgan Evans.
Simon provided information on the items we brought along to the meeting. He detailed the approximate age and value. Where the items were made and high-lighted little give-away marks that indicated the history of an item - some of which would normally go un-noticed by somebody like myself.
Simon gave an informal talk about the present state of the auction market and also asked us to guess the value of a decorative piece of jewellery. Now this could have been a cheap bit of costume jewellery, but it actually had a value of £20,000 - and no, we didn't mug him on his way out!
If you would like to attend interesting WI meetings like this, make new friends and learn new skills, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sunday, 4 January 2009
After the business side of the meeting was out of the way, we cracked open the wine and created "beautiful" floral/candle table decorations and gift boxes too.
This turned out to be another late night, but was well worth the darkened rings around the eyes in the morning!