Our new 2018-19 programme of events is now available here.
After a very diverse range of speakers, our 2017/18 Wives concluded with a group of our wives and partners enjoying a weekend in Llandudno, a lunch at The Greyhound, Lower Penn and our End of year Annual General Meeting followed with Strawberries and cream. Our 2018/19 programme commences on 13th September 2018 Meetings are held … [Read more…]
Swinging Sixties was the theme for the two Wombourne Wives meetings in May. Our May 10th meeting was an illustrated talk entitled ‘The Swinging Sixties’ by Ray Sturdy, who took us back to our youth – flares, mini skirts, Twiggy, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Flower Power , James Bond, John Kennedy’s assassination, Luther King … [Read more…]
Church Wives’ April meetings certainly followed a farming theme. Not even the very inclement weather and flooded roads on 12th April were going to prevent our group from enjoying a wonderful lunch in the The Creamery at Apley Farm. All the food is always homemade and wherever possible grown organically on Apley farm. At the … [Read more…]
On 8th March, Cathy Grimmet gave us an insight into the Back to Back Court 15 project in Birmingham, -a time capsule left to show how Courtyards were crammed into the area and how over half of Birmingham’s population lived in this type of housing at one time during the 19th century. Our second meeting … [Read more…]
Wombourne Wives have had a very diverse range of speakers so far this year beginning with Simon Keeling our local weatherman speaking about ‘Weather Wanders’ – wandering around clouds, rain, snow, hail and how each are formed all accompanied by wonderful photographs. Next we visited the ‘Valley of the Kings’ with Derek Coates, illustrating his … [Read more…]
St Benedict Wives last gathering before Christmas was a very enjoyable Christmas lunch together. Happy Christmas and New Year to all.
St Benedict Biscop Church Wives Group Mulled Wine and Mince pies – Christmas Traditions Our last speaker for 2017 was wives ‘ member Chris Welch. We were entertained to a light-hearted, informative evening linked to Christmas traditions of the past and more.( Even Ikea got a mention!!!!!) We found out how the Winter Solstice influenced … [Read more…]
Red Envelopes from Iceland – What could this talk entail? Why red envelopes? Well Rob Cowell our speaker on Thursday 9th November was soon to enlighten us! His amazing photographs, along with his talk just overflowed with enthusiasm for his passion and love of Iceland It was all to do with a special birthday surprise … [Read more…]