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FUN WALK AND TREASURE HUNT IN BLAISE WOODS

Wednesday 22nd April 2020


CANCELLED      

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LIFE AS A SCENES OF CRIME OFFICER

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Old Sodbury Village Hall, Cotswold Lane, Old Sodbury, South Glose, BS37 6NE

POSTPONED

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ART WORKSHOP - WATERCOLOUR

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Chewton Keynsham Hall, Chewton Keynsham

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RHS MALVERN SPRING FESTIVAL 2020 (COACH ONLY)

Saturday 9th May 2020


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PLAY READING: A MURDER MYSTERY

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Felton Village Hall, Winford, BS40 9XA

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"Is Summer on the Way?"
Floral Demonstrations and Designs

Thursday 14th May 2020

Armstrong Hall, Chapel Street, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 2BJ

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Visit to Sudeley Castle and Gardens

Wednesday 27th May 2020

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NFWI Annual Meeting

Thursday 4th June 2020

Royal Albert Hall, London

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SUMMER PLANTING

Tuesday 9th June

Fonthill Garden Centre, Bath Road, Bitton, BS30 6HX

7.00pm - 8.30pm


Watch a demonstration on how to plant up a hanging basket then choose a basket and plants to make one for yourself.  All purchases have a 10% discount.  Complimentary tea and coffee.


Members 5      Closing Date Tuesday 5th May

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

Thursday 18th June 2020

Bishop Sutton Village Hall, Wick Road, Bishop Sutton, Bristol, BS39 5XQ

2.30pm - 4.30pm


Come along and have strawberries & cream with Natasha Clarke, MSc. BSc. Environment Manager of Bristol Water.  Chew Valley lakes and the surrounding area will be the main topic of Natasha's talk.



Closing Date: Thursday 7th May

Members 8, Non Members 9

FEDERATION LUNCH WITH SPEAKER

Tuesday 7th July 2020

Bristol Golf Club, St Swithins Park, Blackhorse Hill, Almondsbury, BS10 7TP

Tuesday 7th July 10.30am - 3.30pm.

This year's Federation Lunch is at the Bristol Golf Club - returning by popular demand.  We have a 'New' Menu and our Guest Speaker is Gill Wilding.  Gill is an inspirational lady, who has led the 'Friends for Parents' volunteers at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children for over 30 years and in July 2018, she was recognised for her volunteering work in the Prime Minister's 'Point of Light' Award.

There will be a raffle.


Members only 32.95          Closing Date Tuesday 19th May

INTER FEDERATION BOWLS

Friday 21st August 2020


Olveston & District Bowls Club, Alveston Road, Old Down, Tockington, BS32 3BA

FURTHER DETAILS TO FOLLOW

OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY 2020

Departing Thursday 10th September 2020

Departure date Thursday 10th September 2020 for 5 days (4 nights)

We will meet at our designated pick up points & transfer by coach to our allocated London airport for our direct flight to Munich. Here we are transferred by our executive coach to the 3* Hotel Kolberbrau in Bad Tolz (or similar) for a 4 night stay on half board basis.
The tour includes Oberammergau Passion Play tickets & package, Herrsching am Ammersee, Andechs Abbey, Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace & Munich tour (if flight times permit). Optional cruise on Lake Ammersee & Guided city tour of Munich.

COST: 999 per person, Single Supplement 89 per person.

EXTRAS: Upgrade Passion Play ticket, Insurance, single room supplement, entrance fees to places of interest, optional guided tour & lake cruise, and gratuities.

FINAL BALANCE due 60 days before departure.

NO MORE APPLICATIONS CAN BE TAKEN


4* NORTHERN SPAIN & THE PICOS MOUNTAINS

Departing Thursday 8th October 2020

     
Departure date Thursday 8th October 2020, 5 nights

We will meet at Bristol Airport for our flight to Bilbao, where we will be met by our tour manager and transferred to the 4* Felisa Hotel in Quevada for 5 nights (half board). 

During our stay we will visit Santillana del Mar, Altamira Museum & Replica Cave, Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Castro Urdiales, Picos Mountains & Potes (optional cable car excursion), Santander, El Soplao Cave (commences with a mine train excursion) and spend some time in Bilbao before the return flight.

NB:  Given the historic nature of the places visited, a certain degree of walking will be involved, so this holiday may not be suitable for those with mobility problems

OPEN TO FAMILY & FRIENDS

COST 849 pp.    Single supplement 99 pp.    INSURANCE 44 pp.


Non-refundable deposit of 100 pp (cheque payable to Tailored Travel)
required by Thursday 7th November 2019. Final balance due by Thursday 6th August 2020

Should this holiday be oversubscribed places may have to be allocated.
Your WI secretary has the application and booking forms but Carole King may be contacted
email carole.king26@sky.com for more information.

You may also view this tour at www.tailored-travel.co.uk & quote afwi203


AVON FEDERATION VISIT TO DENMAN

Two nights - Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st October 2020

     
Members only - Cost including coach travel 380 + 50 for London Visit

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - Peter Lawrence.
With the success of the 2012 London Olympic Games, this course traces the history of the Stratford location through 2,000 years of history, its abandonment in the last quarter of the 20th century, to become the amazing public space to enjoy today.  The course includes a day at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a trip on the rivers that have run through the area for centuries.


Sculpture: Animal Sculpture for the garden using Powertex - Liz Dixon. During the course, students will create an animal sculpture using Powertex Art products & recycled textiles.  The choice will be a Sheep, Highland Cattle or a Bison sculpture.  It will include simple armature, clay work, wet sculpture techniques etc. The course is ideal for beginners, new to Powertex.  Students will be able to work at their own pace with individual guidance.

Health and Wellbeing with Yoga, Qigong and Mindfulness - Elaine Whittaker.  You will have the opportunity to enjoy some gentle Yoga and Qigong and try out some Mindfulness practices.  In addition, there will be workshops on stress management, strengthening your pelvic floor and making healthy eating choices.  Elaine is an experienced tutor, so will be able to adapt things for anyone with troublesome knees or wrists.  Complete beginners or experts you will be able to enjoy the sessions.

Deposit of £50, payable to AFWI by Thursday 21st May 2020

Balance of £330 (Sculpture & Health & Wellbeing) or £380 (Olympic Park) by Thursday 13th August 2020. Cheque made payable to AFWI please.


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