Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | May 3, 2017

May 2017 Meeting

On Wednesday 17 May 2017, Malcolm Nelson will join us for an intriguing talk entitled Smuggling: Lies & Excuses.

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.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | October 21, 2016

November 2016 Meeting

On Wednesday 16th November, we were joined by Chris Caddy for an entertaining talk on the History of the London Underground.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | October 15, 2016

October 2016 Meeting

We had a hands-on session at our meeting on Wednesday 19 October when Gill led us on a craft workshop making Christmas gift boxes which you could hang on the Christmas tree.

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Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | September 8, 2016

September 2016 Meeting

On 21 September 2016 we were joined by Abingdon’s Town Crier, Tony Legge, for an insightful talk into his role and experiences in Abingdon.

We also held our regular fruit and veg raffle with proceeds of £53 going to the Saving Denman Appeal.   Thank you to all who participated.

Posted by: abingdoneveningwi | August 6, 2016

August 2016 Meeting

Our annual Quiz and Games event on Wednesday, 17 August was lots of fun and a little different from usual.  Many thanks to Gill for making us all some fantastic curries – all profits from the evening went to the Saving Denman Appeal and we’re please to report that we raised over £120.

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