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9:00am Thursday 12th July 2012 in Club & Society
JUNE has been a memorable month for Sidemoor WI.
We marked the Queen’s DiamondJubilee withaJubilee tea party.
We all enjoyed sandwiches, scones, strawberries and cream, cup cakes and a Jubilee cake.
Two quizzes kept everyone amused and on their toes, especially one with questions about the royal family.
Our monthly meeting was held at Bromsgrove School.
Deputy headmaster Phil Bowen invited us there to learn of the history of Bromsgrove School.
We began in the Old Chapel where, after tea and biscuits, we were shown slides tracing the school right back to its early days in a long gone building at the Worcester Road end of the High Street, housing just 10 pupils.
The school was refounded by Sir Thomas Cookes and we were later shown the building onWorcesterRoadnamedafter him.
Next door is a row of nailer’s cottages which have been restored. We were shown the tunnel constructed by a former headmaster who was fed up with the boys passing his house.
Mr Bowen’s enthusiasm made the evening most memorable and standing on the green at the end of our tour, Barbara Turner gave an appreciative vote of thanks.
We met up again on Friday, June 29, when, by permission of the Friends, we had a stall at Sidemoor First School Fete.
On July 4, we went to Monkland Cheese, Herefordshire.
Ourmonthlymeeting,whichis on Wednesday, July,18, at Willow Court, will be a cookery demonstration using Swiss cheese.
New members or visitors are welcome.
For more details, call Jenny on 831692.