Previous meetings:

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”

Real Beer with Real Belles

As a lover of craft beer I was pretty excited to find out that our first ‘Real life’ in-person meeting for a very long time (and my first ever meeting as a Borough Belle member) was going to be hosted by the Bianca Road Brewing Co in Bermondsey. After Alison, the BBWI president, welcomed everybodyContinue reading “Real Beer with Real Belles”

Deaf Awareness

Our April meeting online saw us run over our time as Belles had so many questions for our fantastic speaker Nathalie Koenig from the National Deaf Children’s Society. Nathalie with her interpreter Ali made an excellent attempt to cram as much as possible about this important area into our evening meeting slot. We learnt someContinue reading “Deaf Awareness”

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