It was almost a 'full house' at our December meeting and seasonal celebrations were top      
    of the agenda.
    Christmas jumpers were in abundance ,a bumper raffle , music, and a table laden with festive 
    goodies set the scene.
         Mulled wine was consumed whilst the ladies pondered over a Christmas Quiz provided by 
   Sue H. We then invited everyone to draw on their artistic skills by cutting out a shape and 
   adding it to a blank sheet of paper. We did provide some templates if needed.
    Gradually a rather lovely Nativity picture emerged . 
   The end result was much better than we expected ! 
   Our masterpiece will now be displayed at the Nativity Festival at St Cuthberts Church.
         Jill thanked everyone for making poppies and sharing  their personal stories for our         Remembrance display in November.
  Thanks were also expressed to those who had brought 'goodies' for the food bank.
   Sounds of "Happy Christmas" echoed around the hall as members made their way home.
   Jill Deane    Picture of our masterpiece provided and also a party picture.
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All films shown at the Community Hall.  £6 adults  Under 16’s £3    Doors usually open 7pm Film show starts 7.30

See our website for trailers and more info.


A few years ago Lucy White was invited to think of a social club that could be useful in Wookey Hole in gathering people together for enjoyable times. scrabble club copy 2.jpg

Lucy loves playing Scrabble and wanted to find likeminded people so started a Scrabble Club by delivering notices about it door to door .

The Wookey Hole Club, built in 1884, has a long and colourful history. Minutes of the Club Committee are still in existence from its inauguration through to the present day, with only two periods, 1940-1949 and 1974-1980, having been mislaid. The content of these documents gives a fascinating insight into the recreational and social behaviour of village residents over the past century.




              Jill welcomed everyone especially those who had recovered 
from winter coughs and colds. Hopefully everyone will be fighting fit 
when we celebrate our 72nd Birthday later

      this month.

              Our speaker ,Ray Palmer, fascinated us with his talk ' 
Understanding Hereldry'. His interest began when, as a small boy, he 
played on bomb sites and pretended to be a knight.

      In 1127 King Henry 1st knighted his son in law , and so it began. 
A Herald was like a walking bill board spreading the news. A coat of 
arms was initially a cloth draped over the armour.

      This identified friend or foe. Tudor Kings played their part in 
the development and Henry 8th enjoyed the colourful tornaments. One 
needed to be 'worthy' to be granted a

      'Coat of Arms' and each one told the story of the person concerned.

          Ray showed us examples of these including the crests of our 
younger Royals. The WI has its own Coat of Arms . It was made by West 
Kent members in 1976 and has been displayed

     annually at the N.F.W.I.  conference. Maggie thanked him for his 
most informative talk.

        Ray enjoyed judging our competion which was 'Create your own 
Coat on Arms '. Among the depictions of animals , needlecraft, hikeing 
,cooking etc were a pair of bandy hairy legs.

        The legs were pictured on a large vitamin tablet and Ray hoped 
that they didn't belong to any of our ladies !

        1st Jill ...2nd Lesley Ricketts .....3rd Rose. Flowers   1st 
Lesley R......2nd Elizabeth.....3rd Myrtle.

       Do join us on the 1st Monday of the month . 2.30pm  at Wookey 
Hole Community Hall. Visitors most welcome.

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Upcoming Events

Sun Mar 24 @11:00
Parish Communion
Mon Mar 25 @11:00
Painting for Pleasure
Wed Mar 27 @19:30
Parish Council Planning Committee
Fri Mar 29 @19:00
Mendip Society AGM
Sun Mar 31 @11:00
Mothering Sunday Service
Mon Apr 01 @11:00
Painting for Pleasure