Category Archives: you had to be there!

Kew Gardens July 2014

On a beautiful, sunny morning a coach full of members and friends left Avening for our summer outing. After a fairly good journey we arrived in time for coffee (and cake for some!). We explored the gardens at our own … Continue reading

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Challenged!

Two teams from Avening WI won through to the final of the County quiz, which was held last Friday evening.  We had fun puzzling over the locations of the ten castles, did our best to convince Gill that no, it … Continue reading

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Make mine a lemon ripple, please!

September’s speakers Mark and Sue, from Kelsmor Dairy came to our meeting in their ice cream van.  What fun! Of course, we had business to attend to first.  Maisie was glad to announce the progression of our Skittles team to … Continue reading

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What, no heating needed?

Our July meeting is possibly the only one of the year when we don’t turn on the heating! We had a great meeting last night, one of the warmest evenings of the summer.  Our speaker was Colin Davis, head of … Continue reading

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What a great seat!

  Our delegate, Gwyneth had one of the best seats in the house for the AGM in Cardiff yesterday (can you spot her in the photo?)  Of course, she’ll tell you all about the meeting herself, but in the meantime, … Continue reading

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Radio Bristol – controlling the airwaves

We were lucky to visit the BBC studios in Bristol in March – we had an insider view of what goes on behind the scenes. We had the opportunity to have a go at presenting the weather for the day … Continue reading

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Can it be so long?

Oh my, it’s been a while, hasn’t it?  A quiet website means we’ve been out there busy doing and perhaps not taking enough time to share the fun! Fun times like this week, when eight of us got together around … Continue reading

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