Mullion Women's Institute

First published in Mullion

The singing of Jerusalem opened the October meeting. Two visitors, Isabelle Halliday and Barbara Sargeant were welcomed.

The president Val Stephens introduced the speaker Sandra Goodswen, whose subject was Dovecotes, Almshouses and other interesting buildings. Members were taken on a tour of the UK visiting town halls, water towers, schools, prisons, corn exchanges to name just a few, many 500 or more years old and a few still being used for the purpose with which they were built.

Margaret Tomlinson thanked Sandra for taking us on a wonderful historical journey. Tea was served by Rita Eaton and Kay Woodhall. Beryl Hatton won the competition “Something new from something old” and also won the flower of the month.

The next monthly meeting will be on Friday, November 9 at 2.15pm. Michael Thomas will be the speaker - “Strange things happened on the way to the zoo”. The competition “An amusing picture of an animal”

The Friday Coffee morning will include an Autumn Bazaar with stalls and competitions from 10am. The next monthly lunch on Tuesday, October 30 at noon-1.30pm, at the WI Hall. Bookings to Doreen Roberts 01326 240132.

The Rambling Club will meet on the Lizard Green at 10am on Thursday and the next Luncheon Club will be held at the Polurrian Hotel on Thursday, October 25. We welcome new members and visitors to all of our events, for further details of any future events, see the posters around the village

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