Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Bardsey Cum Rigton

Name – Bardsey Cum Rigton
Formation – 26th November 1927
Day of Meeting  – 2nd Wednesday of each month
Time of Meeting – 7.30PM
Location – Bardsey Village Hall
Members – 64 members
                         2 dual members
President – Pauline Tatman
Secretary – Lucy Astle

This year Bardsey Cum Rigton WI is celebrating their 85th birthday, which makes them one of the oldest WIs as well as one of the most active in the West Yorkshire Federation. They are celebrating their birthday next month. Bardsey are a very active WI in terms of Federation events and hosting their own events.  Recently, they have participated in the Diamond Jubilee celebrations for their village and came 2nd in the scarecrow competition. Also they have visited Northallerton as well as having Harden and District WI visit for an evening meal and entertainment. Regularly, members of Bardsey Cum Rigton help with reading, knitting and scrabble at the local school as well as members having a weekly bridge playing group, monthly walks during the summer, an embroidery group and a horticultural show. Bardsey Cum Rigton WI continue on to participate in many events for the future such as our joint WI & RHS afternoon tea at St Chad’s in Headingley and the True WI Afternoon Tea with a showing of Made in Dagenham at Hebden Bridge Cinema.

If you are interested in attending or joining Bardsey Cum Rigton WI please contact Pauline Tatman on 01937574236 or email her on ptatman@btinternet.com