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Sex, Secrets, Scandal and Salacious Gossip of the Royal Court 1660 Ė 1830 with Sarah Slater

Thursday 29th October 2020 2pm - 3pm
Via Zoom


This will be Sarahís second talk for us and she intends to wear a beautiful period costume to discuss royal mistresses, prostitution, prevalent sexual diseases of the time, methods used to prevent STDís and unwanted pregnancies.
This is not 'A' Level History as we know it!

Not for the prude Ė itís fun! But rude. (Be warned)



Members only £5         Closing Date: Monday 26th October 2020

Applications can be made via your WI Secretary or by emailing events@avonfwi.org.uk.  Your Secretary has been sent the Application Form.



QUIRKY AND FUN QUIZ

Thursday 12th November 2020 at 7.30pm
Via Zoom


This is not a competitive quiz as the Federation Quiz has been in recent years, it is just for fun for any WI member to take part in.  It will last for approx. 1 hour, with Quizmaster Linda Sellers.

Members Only FREE              Closing Date: Thursday 5th November

If you would like to take part, email events@avonfwi.org.uk with your WI, name and email address or give your name to your Secretary and she can apply for you.




Introduction to Embroidery with Zara Day

Saturday 14th November 10.30am
Via Zoom

This course is suitable for all.  Learn how to do different stitches and the effect you can get using different threads.  We will learn how to embroider over the words 'Thank You' in real time. 

The following will be needed: 8" Embroidery hoop or larger, Cotton or linen to use as a base fabric, selection of embroidery thread, needles that you can get the threads through!



Members only FREE        Closing Date: Monday 9th November 2020

Applications can be made via your WI Secretary or by emailing events@avonfwi.org.uk.

THE GLASTONBURY CONNECTION with Steve Molloy

Thursday 3rd December 2020 2pm - 2.40pm
Via Zoom


Steve Molloy has been part of the Security Team at the annual Glastonbury Festival and has compiled a power point presentation.  The event should last about 45 minutes and there should be time for questions.
Steve is a member of Clevedon Rotary Club and he is doing these presentations to raise funds for The Prostate Cancer Appeal at Southmead Hospital.  Part of your ticket price will go towards this appeal.



Members only £4         Closing Date: Monday 30th November 2020

Applications can be made via your WI Secretary or by emailing events@avonfwi.org.uk.  Your Secretary has been sent the Application Form.



AVON WRITERS - ONLINE

Starting January 2021
ONLINE

As we are launching this writing group in January, perhaps it may be a New Year resolution for you?  Rosie Oliver has volunteered to lead the group, online, for members to share their writing and discuss their work.  This is a really good opportunity for aspiring writers to get positive criticism from like-minded members.  Why not give it a try?



Members only Annual Charge £10         Closing Date: Thursday 26th November 2020

The Application Form has been sent out with the October Newsletter. 



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