Archive Article: 1998/09/18

18 September 1998

Farm Womens Club


Fri, Oct 9 – Sun, Oct 11. There are still some places left for the FWC weekend break at Richmond Hill Hotel, Richmond, Surrey which includes two nights accommodation, dinner on Friday night, a theatre trip on Saturday evening and Sunday lunch. Membership of the hotels leisure club and free London travel card or admission to Hampton Court or Kew Gardens are also included in the price of £145/person.


Wed, Sept 23, 7.30pm. Meet at

Jean Neills home, Howtel, Mindrum for

club night. Bring-and-buy, recipes,

plants and paperbacks. Contact Jean Neill (01668-216285).


Mon, Oct 5, 9am. Coach leaves Royal Cornwall Showground for visit to Bickleigh Castle for coffee and tour followed by lunch at Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme.

Tour of working mill, New World Tapestry and cream tea. Cost £9.50.

Coffee and lunch extra. Contact

Jane Bailey (01841-541230).


Wed, Oct 21, 7 for 7.30pm. Octogan Theatre, Yeovil to see Guys and Dolls. Husbands welcome. Tickets £12.50. Money to Elsie James, Willowridge, Wolfridge Farm, Motcombe SP7 9HY by Sept 25.


Tue, Oct 6, 10.30am. Meet at Cochester Town Hall for conducted tour, to view borough regalia and meet the mayor. Lunch at the Yew Tree, Great Horkesley on A134. Contact Angela Church (01206-240293) or Laureen Mead



Wed, Sept 23, 11am. Meet at Little Buckholt Farm, West Tytherley for demonstration of parchment craft by Jane Waters. Bring a plate of refreshments for a shared finger buffet lunch.

Contact Mary Smales (01980-862262)


Sat, Oct 3, 7pm. Harvest Supper at

Doug and Irene Normans home, Hill Farm, Dodford. Husbands invited, refreshments required, Raffle. Numbers to Rita White (01604-810351) by Sept 25


Tue, Sept 29. Coach leaves Newark 9am, Bingham 9.15am, Lowdham(Magna) 9.30am, Coombs Farm Shop 9.45am for visit to High Peake Catering College. Contact Lyn Sneath (01427-787247).


Wed, Oct 7, 9am. Coach leaves Witney 9am, Oxford 9.30am for visit to Windsor Castle. Names asap to Doris Burton (01993-702433).


Sat-Sun, Oct 17-18. Derbyshire members are invited to join visiting members staying at Shottle Hall, Belper. Come for a walk or for dinner on Saturday night, cost £13.50. Names and money to Jean Howells, FARMERS WEEKLY, Quadrant House, The Quadrant, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5AS by Oct 1.

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