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Bollywood Belles
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Bollywood Belles

Blog post by Sophie Backhouse, Campaigns Officer   This month our Bankside home was transformed into a Bollywood stage set for one night only. All it took was some beautiful sari fabric and some (not-so)sticky tape, a great Bollywood soundtrack, some delicious treats on the snack table, a gaggle of enthusiastic Belles and a brilliant … Continue reading

Meet the Belles!
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Meet the Belles!

Blog post by Johanna Wilson, Social Media Officer Goodbye 2016! It’s January and many of us have set new resolutions for what we want to achieve this year and are looking to try something a little bit different. It’s also the beginning of the Women’s Institute membership year, so what better than a skills swap, … Continue reading

Letters to Santa
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Letters to Santa

Blog post by Johanna Wilson, Social Media Officer As we entered the warmth of The Goodlife Centre, we were met by the smell of mulled wine and the sight of a wide selection minced pies. A few weeks before Christmas, we were lucky enough to receive a visit from our own version of Father Christmas … Continue reading

Speaking Out
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Speaking Out

Blog post by Ellie Simes, Social Co-Ordinator Our speaker this week was Victoria Woodward, who, after a host of experiences focusing on language, breathing and performance (being brought up bilingually, playing recorder to grade 8, studying English Literature and becoming a professional actor) went back to university to complete an MA in Voice Studies at The Royal … Continue reading

Rabble Rousers
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Rabble Rousers

Blog post by Sally Sculthorpe, Borough Belles Secretary In September’s meeting we dusted off our lycra, sweatbands and trainers to welcome welcomed the inspirational Charlotte Roach, founder of Rabble – a sports club with a difference. With its focus on playing games Rabble is for people who are ‘bored of boring exercise’. Charlotte Roach was … Continue reading