Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Our Week With The Centenary Baton!

We had an excellent week with the Women's Institute Centenary Baton. It went all over our Federation to contribute to many celebrations and special guest appearances.

30th April @ 2pm - The Centenary Baton arrived from North Yorkshire West Federation at Ilkley Moor.

30th April @ 7pm - Our Lower Wharfedale Group held an evening at Pool In Wharfedale Village Hall with Saltaire Historian Maria Golt.

1st May @ 10am - Our Golden Plover Group held a coffee morning at Scarcroft Village Hall.

1st May @ 7.30pm - Our Bronte Group held an evening meeting at St Paul's Methodist Church Hall with Yorkshire Evening Post writer Sue Woodcock and a competition on the Tour De France.

2nd May @ 10.30am - Marsden WI held a coffee morning at Marsden United Reform Church with MP Jason McCartney.

2nd May @ 2pm - Farnley Tyas, Stocksmoor and Kirkheaton WI welcomed the Mayor of Kirklees Clr Martyn Bolt to their afternoon tea at Croft House.

2nd May @ 7.30pm - Tea & Tarts WI held a Cocktails, Canap├ęs & Cabaret evening at the Packhorse Gallery.

3rd May @ 10am - Morton WI hosted the Federation's annual Spring Ramble with the baton.

4th May @ 3pm - Mytholmroyd Marmaladies held an afternoon tea at St Michael's Church.

5th May @ 10.30am - The Federation Office hosted a full day of fun with refreshments, craft demonstrations and yarn bombing as well as a visit from MP Stuart Andrew.

6th May @10am - Durkar WI held a coffee morning at Crigglestone Methodist Church.

7th May @ 10am - Clayton West WI held a coffee morning with scones at United Reform Church School Room.

7th May @ 1pm - The South Pennine Group had lunch at Denby Dale Pie with Mayor of Kirklees Clr Martyn Bolt and Deputy Lord Lieutenant Dr Ingrid Roscoe before it was passed onto the South Yorkshire Federation of Women's Institutes.