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Gloucester Road WI

The WI for Bristol's most interesting and independent high street. Meeting the 3rd Tues monthly.

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16 Mar: International Women’s Day and Womankind

Happy International Women’s Day! Join us for our March meeting and hear from Kyra Bond from Womankind, our nominated charity for 2021

16 Feb: Explorers Connect

Belinda Kirk from Explorers Connect will join us at our next meeting to talk about skippering the first women to Row Around The UK. To date no other women have achieved this and only 11 people on the planet. Its now evolved into the toughest rowing race in the world. The theme of her talk will be about the importance of risking failure and pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone.

Belinda launched Explorers Connect, a non-profit organisation connecting people to adventures in 2009. Over 10 years she has encouraged over 30,000 ordinary people to discover a world of outdoor challenges and established Britain’s National Night of Adventure #wildnightout2020

19 Jan: Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy for Winter Wellbeing with Anne Polet of AromaWizards

15 Dec: Christmas Quiz

20 Nov: Book folding

Kate from May The Folds Be With You will give us a demo of Book Folding.

Book Folding turns pre-loved books into art by cutting or folding individual pages.

18 Aug: Live Drawing Workshop

Get your pencils and paper ready

For August’s meeting we welcome the very creative and super sketcher Zoe Murphy aka Margate Girl to run a live drawing workshop with us.

We’ll hear a bit about Zoe and then we’ll start the workshop. You’ll need pens, pencils and some decent paper to work on.

21 Jul: Antiques with Lisa Lloyd

Do you have a masterpiece hanging on your walls? A family heirloom you’ve always wondered about?

For July’s meeting we welcome Lisa Lloyd, Antiques Expert

Lisa will talk to us about all things antiques and select five member treasures to assess and discuss — just like on the Antiques Roadshow!

16 Jun: Bingo Night!

It’s Bingo for June’s meeting!

Picture credit: Image from freepik

19 May: A talk from record-breaking Sarah Outen

For May’s meeting, we have something pretty special planned. We welcome record-breaking adventurer Sarah Outen to our zoom!

In November 2015 Sarah Outen completed an epic 4.5 year World expedition, London2London a mammoth attempt to row, cycle and kayak 25,000 miles around the Northern Hemisphere. She is also a bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker and motivational speaker as well as a proud ambassador and patron of a number of charities.

We’d love to see as many of our members as possible online so will send instructions and details of how to get onto the meeting (via Zoom) to members only nearer the time, by email and on our Facebook Group.

Find out more about Sarah Outen here: http://www.sarahouten.com/
Picture credit: Sarah Outen.

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