SWI 2014

2014



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 Monthly Meet-Up

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month in Shadforth Village Hall,

7.00pm-10.00pm

More info.

 Book Group

In Shadforth,

from 10.30am

More info.

 Kurling

In Shadforth Village Hall, alternate Tuesdays, from 7.30pm -9.00pm

More info.

 Meals Out

Every 1st Monday at The Three Horse Shoes, Running Waters.

Every month, Lunch Safari - try a new place every time!

Outings & Special Events

New ideas always welcome!

 JanTuesday 21st, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Tim Thompson
"Home, Personal & Community Safety".
Competition: Bring along a Key.
Refreshments: Traybakes
Friday 17th, BOOK GROUP: "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window & Disappeared", 10.30am
Tuesday 14th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 28th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Monday 6th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm

Friday 24th, LUNCH SAFARI at Clarence House (formally The Kicking Cuddy), Park Hill, 12.30pm (postponed form 17th)

FebTuesday 18th, 7.00 - 10.00pm

67th Birthday Party!
"Music from the Shows" with Carol & Malcolm Brown.
Competition: Bring along a Fan.
Refreshments: Shared Supper

Friday 14th, BOOK GROUP: "The Secret Keeper", 10.30am
Tuesday 11th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm


Tuesday 25th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm
Monday 3rd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm 
 MarchTuesday 18th,  7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Gary Bankhead, Underwater Archaeologist "800 Years in the River Wear".
Competition: Bring along a Photo of a River. Refreshments: Jacket Potatoes

Monday 14th, BOOK GROUP: "Q & A", 10.30am Tuesday 11th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 3rd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm Monday 31st, THEATRE: "Warhorse" at the Gala, 7.00pm
 AprilTuesday 15th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

SWI AGM with WIA Tina Bickerdyke.
Competition: Bring a Homemade
Easter Bonnet. Refreshments: Fish & Chips

 Monday 28th, BOOK GROUP: "Green Darkness", 10.30am
 Tuesday 8th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 22nd, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Monday 7th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 7.00pm Thursday 10th, THEATRE: "A Tale of Two Cities" at the Gala, 7.15pm

Thursday 24th, TRIP: Harrogate Spring Flower Show, coach leaves at 9.00am
 MayTuesday 20th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Anya Simpson & Tricia Stainsby "Satins & Silks". Competition: Bring along a Perfume Bottle. Refreshments: Cheese & Wine Party.
Visitors from Sowerby WI.

  Tuesday 13th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 27th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Monday 5th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 7.00pm

Friday 23rd, LUNCH SAFARI at Lanchester Garden Centre, 12.30pm
TRIP: Crook Hall
 JuneTuesday 17th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Shona Duthie
"Carving: Doodling in 3D". Competition: Bring along a Carved Item.
Refreshments: Strawberry Scones
 Monday 6th, BOOK GROUP: "Inferno", 10.30am Tuesday 10th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm


Monday 2nd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pm Tuesday 3rd, NFWI County Quiz, Shadforth Village Hall, 7.00pm

Thursday 12th, TRIP: Northallerton & Sowerby, with meal at Golden Fleece in Thirsk at 5.30pm, bus leaves Shadforth Village Hall at 1.00pm
 JulyTuesday 15th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: John Dixon, History:
"The Mason Dixon Line".
Competition: Bring along a Pot Plant. Refreshments: Pizza
Monday 25th, BOOK GROUP: "No! I don't need reading glasses", 10.30am Tuesday 8th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 22nd, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Monday 7th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pm


Friday 18th, LUNCH SAFARI, 12.30pm
Wednesday 23rd, Durham WI Federation Chairman, Cecilia Wharton's Garden Party, 10.00am - 12.00pm
 AugNo meeting. ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS! (But don't forget the Book Group!)
 Tuesday 12th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 26th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

 Special Summer Event:
Thursday 21st, Coffee Morning in aid of DFWI's grow a £5 campaign, £3 each, at Carolyn's house in Sherburn, 10.00am - 12.00pm (Raised £120 - thanks everyone!)


 Sept Tuesday 16th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker Change! (Sandra Liddle can no longer come to give her talk on "Antiques".). Instead Mary Gosden will talk about "Girls' Own Stories".

Also: Harvest Auction (Please bring an item to auction if you can, particularly items with a connection to Harvest or Autumn, e.g. flowers, fruit, vegetables, tins, jars, etc.)

Competition: Bring along an item you value.
Refreshments: Pie & Peas

 Tuesday 9th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 23rd, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Monday 1st, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 7.00pmSpecial Summer Event:
Wednesday 10th, Scarecrow making at Anne N's house in Shadforth, from 11.00am

Shadforth Big Weekend:
Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th, Catering in for Shadforth Big Weekend in Shadforth Village Hall
 OctTuesday 21st, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Members Night: an Autumn Surprise! The surprise speaker is SWI member Cynthia Thompson:
"The WI Organisation".
Competition: Bring along a Corsage.
Refreshments: Shared Supper
Monday 3rd, BOOK GROUP: "The Last Letter From Your Lover" & "Aqua Alta", 10.30am Tuesday 14th, KURLING,
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Tuesday 28th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Thursday 2nd, LUNCH SAFARI, the Rose Tree, 12.00pm, followed by an ACWW walk/stroll  around Houghall

Monday 6th, PUB MEAL
at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm

Sunday 26th, Red Cross Concert at the Gala, Durham, £8

Wednesday 29th, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way tho the Forum" at the Gala, Durham, £16.50
 NovTuesday 18th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Dr Dorothy Nicholas "History of Bells & Bell Ringing". Competition: Bring along a Bell. Refreshments: Soup & Stottie
Friday 21st, BOOK GROUP: "A Pair of Silver Wings" & "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry", 10.30am  Tuesday 11th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Tuesday 25th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Monday 3rd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pmFriday 28th, Christmas Fayre Trip to Harrogate, £22
 DecTuesday 16th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Christmas Party!
Singers: "Voices Together"
. Competition: Bring along a Christmas Candle.
Refreshments: Christmas Meal


 Tuesday 9th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm



Monday 1st, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm