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Disco Soup-erstars
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Disco Soup-erstars

On Sunday 10th April, the Borough Belles went to Disco Soup at Borough Market. The Disco Soup global movement celebrates solutions to food waste, by encouraging volunteers to come along and chop to the beat, as they create meals using surplus food that otherwise would have been wasted. Food waste is an issue close to … Continue reading

The world is your oyster (card)
Meetings

The world is your oyster (card)

A blog post by Sally Sculthorpe, Deputy Secretary At this month’s meeting the Borough Belles took part in a creative upcycling workshop led by guest speakers The Skip Sisters. We used recycled materials ploughed from the depths of rubbish bins, the back corners of charity shops and even scraped from a wall in Brockley to make upcycled … Continue reading

Fragrant February
Meetings

Fragrant February

This month the Belles took an aromatic journey through the decades with Odette Toilette, as she talked us through the fascinating world of fragrance. Odette (AKA Lizzie Ostrom) takes a more unusual approach to talking about perfume, by connecting it to social and cultural events and themes.  Her recent book Perfume: A century of scents … Continue reading

Lau-ha ha-ughter Yoga
Meetings

Lau-ha ha-ughter Yoga

A blog post by Christel Hernalesteen, Borough Market Officer A new, exciting and adventurous year begins for the Borough Belles. We have decided to take 2016 head on and with a laugh! But first it was time to renew our memberships for 2016! Allison and Amy had set up a nice little table to welcome everyone. It … Continue reading

Quiz and Fizz
Meetings

Quiz and Fizz

Sadly, our Batik tutor was taken poorly at the last minute (get well soon, Olivia!) so the BBWI committee flew into action to come up with a new meeting… Huge cheers for Iain, who suggested and created a fabulous festive quiz in two hours! You’re our Christmas hero! The five teams settled down with their … Continue reading

Never board with board games
Meetings

Never board with board games

In November we brightened up a dreary evening with Games Night. It was a hoot (as well as a miaow/neigh/ribbet on the Animal Snap table) revisiting old favourites like Cluedo, Trivial Pursuit and Pass the Bomb, and games enthusiast extraordinaire Christel introduced us to a new game Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow and showed us some … Continue reading