The September Fulham WI meeting will take place on Monday, 3rd September at 7.30pm, upstairs room at THE PETERBOROUGH (formerly the Southern Cross) on the New King’s Road (at the bottom of Wandsworth Bridge Road and opposite Eel Brook Common).
Please find here a link to Streetmap for directions:
The September meeting will a include talk from:-
Kerrie Keeling at A Woman’s Touch (www.awomanstouch.org.uk ):
Kerrie Keeling founded A Woman’s Touch (www.awomanstouch.org.uk) in 2003 after bad experiences with tradesmen. The mainly female team offers an array of property maintenance and building services throughout the South East of England. Kerrie is going to talk about the background of the company, some of the trials and tribulations of being a woman in such a male dominated environment, and will also be happy to help with any specific questions or concerns regarding members own DIY issues.
The FWI would like to invite you to a few drinks after the meeting – purely to have a catch-up and get to know you session. Please come and join us for a glass of vino!
BBC Proms In the Park – Saturday 8th September:
Several people have expressed an interest in this event. On 8th September Hyde Park Chico
There are still tickets available (at a cost of £20) for this world class event on 8th September. If you would like a ticket or two please bring your cheques along to the next WI meeting or post to Joanna Hackett.
iWalk Nordic Walking, Wednesday, 19th September @ 7.30 pm:
FWI is planning a one-hour taster session of the iWalk Nordic walking in Bishops Park
Last year’s Ball charity the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability is looking for volunteers to help at certain events over the weekend, particularly at the performance at St Mary's Church and they wondered if any for the ladies at the Fulham WI would be interested in helping them.
You would be required to be there on Saturday 29 September from 6pm - 10pm. They need people to sell programmes, serve champagne and show people to their seats. They are looking for a team of 10 people. Anyone helping would be given a free ticket to the performance and a free t-shirt to wear on the evening.
If this is of interest to anyone please contact: Rebecca Carey, Community and Events Executive at Royal Hospital
The RHN events include:
Thursday 27 September 2007 - An evening riverboat cruise from Putney Pier *
Champagne reception, dinner and live music all the way.
Friday 28 September 2007- Live music at The Exchange Shopping Centre, Putney throughout the day.
Live jazz performances in the evening at a selection of Putney pubs and restaurants
Venues participating are: Fez
Saturday 29 September 2007- Live Jazz Performance at the French Market,
Will Todd's 'Mass in Blue', performed by the Vasari Singers "One of the world's finest choirs" St Mary’s Church, Putney.*
£25 each including a champagne reception (*Entry by ticket only.)
Chutney Making Day – Saturday 13th October:
Due to the success of our jam making day a couple of years ago, we are now holding a chutney making event on 13th October. This will take place at Holy Cross School
The cost of the day is £10 plus the cost of materials which will be provided at cost (ie 20p for jars etc). There is a maximum of 16 places for this event, so if you would like to secure a place please bring your cheques for £10 to the next WI meeting or send to Joanna Hackett at
I hope this proves a popular event and a chance to learn another good old fashioned WI skill!
FWI Ball 2007
The Las Vegas Fulham Town Hall
Tickets will be going on sale/reservation at the September meeting at £60 per person. This will include reception drinks, 3-course meal, ½ bottle of wine per person on table, raffle, disco, play-casino and live entertainment. Proceeds will go to the Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation. To reserve your ticket please speak to Niki Hutchinson – cheques should be made payable to Fulham WI
If you do have any suggestions or can help out with raffle prizes or advertising in the Ball brochure (£120 full page/ £75 half page) please speak to Niki Hutchinson.
See you all there ... for those who cannot make it, see you very soon!