Previous meetings:

Mala Tribich MBE shares her tesimony

For our October meeting we were joined by Mala Tribich MBE , a survivor of the Holocaust, who shared her powerful testimony with BBWI members and guests. This meeting was arranged through the Holocaust Educational Trust whose work is to educate people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learnedContinue reading “Mala Tribich MBE shares her tesimony”

August meeting on Ada Salter

We were back in person for our August meeting and ready to learn more about the history of local women, in particular Ada Salter. We were joined by Oonagah Gay OBE, a qualified guide who has led walks for the last seven years. Oonagh guided us from Bermondsey tube station around our local area andContinue reading “August meeting on Ada Salter”

British Flowers Rock

For our July online meeting, we welcomed Ben Cross, also known as Alstroemeria Ben. He’s a 4th generation grower at Crosslands Flower Nursery, established in West Sussex in 1936. As well as being a full-time grower, Ben is an avid campaigner for British flowers and he took the opportunity to tell us that British FlowersContinue reading “British Flowers Rock”

Pat Butcher’s Ideal AGM

Following the tradition of having our AGMs online over the last couple of years we met on Zoom with a great turnout of Belles to conduct our WI business of the year and craft some BBWI-themed macrame earrings as well. Members received their crafting kit in their 2022-23 member pack by post or collected atContinue reading “Pat Butcher’s Ideal AGM”

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