The July Fulham WI meeting will take place this coming Monday 4 July at 7:30pm. Mr. Garry Wykes, retired Jewel House Warden, will be speaking about the 'Treasures of the Tower of London.’
Prior to the speaker, Gabrielle Archer from this year’s charity ‘500 for London’ will be giving us a brief introduction.
We also still have some WI diaries for 2011 at £3.50 each.
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The speaker will be Mr. Garry Wykes, retired Jewel House Warden discussing the 'Treasures of the Tower of London.’ Mr Wykes worked at the Tower of London for 12 years.
The exciting talk will include some of the amazing history and facts about the Tower with an illustrated background to the world famous Crown Jewels and Royal regalia. also he will touch on some of the most moving and tragic events in the tower's 1000 year history and includes 'the Things they say' the funny side of being a jewel house warden on dealing with the millions of Tourists who flock to see the 25,000 precious stones in the collection.
As always, the meeting will be in the upstairs room at the Peterborough /Southern Cross pub on the New Kings Road (on the junction of Wandsworth Bridge Road ) nearest tube is Fulham Broadway. Please find here a link to Google Maps for directions. We look forward to welcoming new members and returning members alike.
Saturday, 2 July - Parson’s Green Fair – get ready to bake for our biggest fundraiser of the year!
Saturday, 23 July - Geoffryre Museum – meet outside the museum at 10.00am. Minutes from the City of London in Shoreditch is this gem. One of London's best loved museums, it shows the changing style of the English domestic interior in a series of 11 period rooms and herb and period gardens (ranging from 1600 to present day). Admission is £5.00. If you are planning to come to this then please let me know.
Saturday, 13 August at 4.00pm - Cocktail Making Course! - Learn how to make exquisite cocktails at Helix (http://www.helixbar.co.uk/), the amazing new cocktail bar with a fabulous view, overlooking the Thames next to Battersea heliport. For only £30, over 2 hours you will learn how to make wonderful cocktails , then have the chance to split into groups and compete against each other and make your own concoction, the prize being a bottle of bubbly to share with your winning team mates! In order to finalise this course we need to book up ASAP, so please let us know if you are interested, friends and family welcome as always.
Friday, 16 September - Fulham WI's 8th Birthday - a date for the diary.
November – Jack the Ripper Walk – details TBC.
December – Panto! – we are thinking of getting festive with a group outing to the panto. Details TBC.
2011 Theatre Group Dates
We have set the following dates for 2011 theatre outings. Please enter them into your diary and we will work out what we want to go and see nearer the time.
- Tuesday 20th September
- Tuesday 29th November