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Quiz and Fizz
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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

Actionettes Assemble!
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Actionettes Assemble!

October’s meeting saw the Belles throw some 60’s-inspired shapes under the leadership of three members of dance troupe The Actionettes! They’re an all-female, London-based group who mostly perform to feisty 60’s female songstresses and have shaken their funky stuff at the Tate Gallery, the Design Museum and in the 60’s-based film Made in Dagenham amongst … Continue reading

Blooming Marvellous
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Blooming Marvellous

The wonderful Helen Cranmer visited us in August to teach us how to make floral crowns. We all arrived with our bunches of flowers and foliage ready to create some colourful headpieces. Helen had prepared the wire bases for our crowns, so we dived straight in with choosing our flowers from the mini florist shop … Continue reading