Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | September 9, 2017

September 2017 Meeting

Professional cartoonist Scooter McKenzie will join us on Wednesday 20 September 2017 to entertain us with his sketches of cartoon characters and show us how easy it is to draw cartoons.

We will also hold our annual Fruit & Veg raffle when we ask everyone to bring an item, either home-grown or shop bought.  All proceeds will go to the Saving Denman Appeal.

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Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | August 2, 2017

August 2017 Meeting

On Wednesday 16 August we hosted our annual quiz night with a bit of a difference.  The evening had an Italian theme and we shared various pasta dishes and ice cream (thanks to our very talented committee member Gill), whilst partaking in Italian-themed quizzes.  Profits from the evening totalling £215 will go to the Saving Denman Appeal.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | July 7, 2017

July 2017 Meeting

Valerie and Michael Calderbank attended on Wednesday, 19 July to give us a comparative tasting of different grape varieties.  We all thoroughly enjoyed the sampling with a  little cheese and crackers,

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | June 13, 2017

June 2017 Meeting

Oxfordshire First Aid joined us on Wednesday, 21 June to demonstrate some first aid skills including the use of defibrillators.  Our link delegate also gave a brief presentation of the high and lows of the NFWI Annual Meeting which she attended on our behalf.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | May 3, 2017

May 2017 Meeting

On Wednesday 17 May 2017, Malcolm Nelson joined us for an intriguing talk entitled Smuggling: Lies & Excuses including many amusing stories from his 40 years experience working in Customs.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | April 11, 2017

April 2017 Meeting

It is not all about trains – on Wednesday, 19 April we were joined by David Day from Pendon Museum an entertaining and informative talk about the museum, its history and exhibits on display.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | February 23, 2017

March 2017 Meeting

We held a craft workshop on Wednesday 15 March which was led by our fabulous committee member Gill and her friend Pauline.  We were all rather chuffed to come away with a floral brooch.

We will held our AGM so and elected the committee for the coming year.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | February 5, 2017

February 2017 Meeting

On Wednesday, 15 February, Liz Woolley stepped in at the last minute with an enthralling talk entitled Beer, Sausages & Marmalade: Oxford food and drink in the 19th Century. The talk examined the fascinating relationship between food production, tourism and politics in the City and included many landmarks in and around Oxford.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | January 5, 2017

January 2017 Meeting

Happy New Year!

We were delighted to welcome back Shelley van Loen for another chocolate-making workshop on Wednesday 18 January 2017.  It was a great start to the New Year with record breaking attendance – we had to break out the toddler seats there were so many visitors!  As always, Shelley was very entertaining and we all enjoyed listening and sampling some of her delicious creations.

We wish all our members and readers a very happy New Year.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | January 5, 2017

December 2016 – Merry Christmas!

Once more, a record number of you joined us at our Christmas meal to mark the end of 2016.  Again this was held at the Ock Mill restaurant in Abingdon on Wednesday 14 December, where we enjoyed wonderful company, lovely food, great service and excellent value for money.

We wish all our members and readers a wonderful Christmas and a very happy New Year.

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