SWI 2015

2015



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to be confirmed

 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, 6.30pm summer, 12.30pm winter.

Every month, Lunch Safari -  try a new place every time! 12.30pm, dates vary.  

Outings & Special Events

Theatre, Trips, etc. -

New ideas always welcome!

 JanTuesday 20th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Sue Pringle,
"Magistrates".
Competition: Bring along a Broach.
Refreshments: Traybakes.
Friday 16th, BOOK GROUP: "The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year" by Sue Townsend, 10.30am
KURLING -
temporarily suspended

between January and April
.
Monday 5th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm
FebTuesday 17th, 7.00 - 10.00pm

68th Birthday Party!
Singer - Steve Berry.
Competition: Bring along a Decorated Parcel.
Refreshments: Shared Supper.

Friday 20th, BOOK GROUP: "No Greater Love" (The Tyneside Sagas) by Janet Macleod Trotter (note: this is the same as her book "The Suffragette" with an extra chapter added), 10.30am
Monday 2nd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pmTuesday 10th, TRIP: Newcastle BBC, 10.30am 
 MarchTuesday 17th,  7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Barry Peacock,
"Lanchester Diaries - A History"
.
Competition: Bring along a Milk Jug. Refreshments: Jacket Potatoes

Friday 13th, BOOK GROUP: "The Diplomat's Wife" by Pam Jenoff, 10.30am

Monday 2nd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm
 AprilTuesday 21st, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

SWI AGM with WIA Freda Laverick.
Competition: Bring three homemade cupcakes.
Refreshments: Fish and Chips.

Friday 17th, BOOK GROUP: "The Winter Ghosts" by Kate Mosse, 10.30am
KURLING is back!

Tuesday 14th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Tuesday 28th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm
 
Monday 6th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pm
 MayTuesday 19th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Ken Threlfall,
 "St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital".
Competition: Bring along a Spring Posy.
Refreshments: Quiche.
Visitors from Sowerby WI.

Friday 29th, BOOK GROUP: "The Distant Echo" by Val McDermid, 10.30amTuesday 12th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Tuesday 26th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Monday 4th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pm



 JuneTuesday 16th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Howard Leslie,
"Walled Garden at Whitworth Hall".
Competition: Bring along a Photograph of a Garden.
Refreshments: Strawberry Scones.

Tuesday 9th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Tuesday 30th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Monday 1st, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pm
 JulyTuesday 21st, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: George Soppitt,
"Bees and Honey".
Competition: Bring along a Written Recipe Using Honey.
Refreshments: Pizza.

Friday 10th, BOOK GROUP: "Miss Garnet's Angel" by Salley Vickers, 10.30amTuesday 14th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Tuesday 28th, KURLING,
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Monday 6th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pm



 AugNo meeting. ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS! (But don't forget the Book Group!)
Friday, BOOK GROUP: "The Girl on the Landing" by Paul Torday, 10.30am

 Special Summer Event:
Coffee Morning
 SeptTuesday 15th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Roger Harvey "Poems for
an Autumn Evening".
Competition: Bring along a Poem Celebrating the WI.
Refreshments: Faith Supper.

 
 
Friday, BOOK GROUP: "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith, 10.30am

Monday 7th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 6.30pmTRIP: Music Extravaganza.
 OctTuesday 20th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Leigh Blake from Boots,
"Skincare and Make-Up". Leigh was unable to come and kindly Julie Dobson came to demonstrate "FM Cosmetics and Fragrance".
Competition: Bring along a Pumpkin Lantern.
Refreshments: Pie and Peas.
Friday 30th, BOOK GROUP: "One Day" by David Nicholls, 10.30am

Monday 5th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm

Friday 23rd, SAFARI LUNCH at Auckland Castle after tour.
Friday 23rd, TRIP: Auckland Castle, cars leaving 9.45am. Tour booked for 10.30am and lunch at the Castle Tearoom, located in the Castle Library.  
 Nov
 
Tuesday 17th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Speaker: Judith Heron,
"Christmas Candle in a Teacup". Judith was unable to come and instead Mary Turner led a craft session making "Christmas cards using tea bag folding",  also known as miniature kaleidoscopic origami.
Competition: Bring along an Ornamental Plate.
Refreshments: Soup and Stottie.
Gifts table, raising money for DCFWIs - raised £48.

Friday 27th, BOOK GROUP: "You Are Dead" by Peter James, 11.00am. Christmas meal afterwards at The Avenue, High Shincliffe.
Monday 2nd, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pm
 
Friday 20th, SAFARI LUNCH at Whitworth Hall, 12.30pm.

 DecTuesday 15th, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Christmas Party!
Singer -
Shona Duthie.
Competition: Bring along a Homemade Christmas Cracker.
Refreshments: Christmas Catered Buffet.


Monday 7th, PUB MEAL at the Three Horse Shoes at Running Waters, 12.30pmSaturday 12th, TRIP: Carol Service at Durham Cathedral, 1.30pm. Meet in the Undercroft Café for lunch/coffee before the service.