Thursday, 21 May 2015


40 WI members enjoyed a fabulous few days at Denman College 1- 3rd May, 2015

Four courses had been arranged for them to try: -

Do Ahead Dinners - this was designed around fridge and freezer-friendly dishes that can be prepared in advance to take the stress out of dinner parties and midweek meals.


Silver Jewellery - this was an introduction to the basis principles of making jewellery with traditional tools and an opportunity to produce a piece of silver jewellery.

Silk Embroidery: Long and Short Stitch- this course showed members how to embroider a rose and leaves using this beautiful stitching technique and included the techniques of shading and stitch direction, padding of petals and leaves to give texture and depth to their work.

Ramble the Thames Path Shiplake to Henley (3-4 miles) included a picnic lunch in Henley and brief exploration of the town, then in the afternoon a minibus took the members to Greys Court for a visit to the gardens, a house tour and a picnic tea.