The speaker for the W I on Tuesday 18th October is David Bishop talking on TV Programmes and Adverts in the 1950’s – 1960’s.
The meeting starts at 7.30 in the village hall and members and guests all welcome
(This is a change from the original programme)
The Next meeting of The Narth and District Gardening Club is on Tuesday 24th February at 2.30pm in the village hall
The speaker is John Dransfield who will be talking about How to Name a New Plant Species
Members £2.00 – Non Members £3.50
To include refreshments
For information about the club see our Village Groups page
The next meeting of The Narth WI will be Tuesday 17th February at 7.30 in the village hall. A talk will be given by Karen Carmen who is a Nutritional Therapist.
All are welcome
At the January WI meeting, President Ruth Potter welcomed members and visitors to the first meeting of the Centenary year. The Christmas wreath workshop was well attended and those who took part were pleased with their efforts thanks to the guidance of Cathy Russell. The Christmas lunch at The Speech House was a great success and enjoyed by all.
The guest speaker was Dr Ann Benson a landscape historian who gave a talk on the history of Troy House near Mitchell Troy. Continue reading
For all of you who spent the Christmas season scratching your heads over the Film Quiz – here are the answers (pdf download)
Many thanks to Su Watson for organising this and raising funds for the Village Hall.
Coming to The Village Hall Friday 13th February 2015
Don’t open that door!
As soon as the rule is laid down, we know it will be broken. Once the door is opened, then what – adventures!
An evocative and enchanting evening of rich and dynamic storytelling accompanied by visceral, melodic live music.
Online booking is now closed as we have a limited number of tickets left. See below for more details of how to book.
On Tuesday 20th January the W I have an open evening at The Narth hall with everyone welcome
The speaker is Dr Ann Benson a Landscape Historian talking about
Troy House Estate
The cost to visitors is £2.50 to include refreshments
Following our consultation launch event in September, everyone in our area (The Narth, Pen y Fan and Maryland) had an opportunity to complete a questionnaire, either online or on paper, on the issues that had been raised. The initial results from the questionnaires have been passed to us by Adventa, the independent facilitators of the project. The final document is now being prepared.
The response was good: 93 adults completed the main questionnaire, which is around 31% of the adult population of 297 (based on the 2011 government census). This is a good response rate, comparable with other villages undertaking community led plans. Continue reading
Expect lots of gifts at this year’s Narth Choir Christmas concert entitled the Gift of Christmas. It will be held in the Pelham Hall, Penallt near Monmouth at 7.30pm on Thursday 18th December. One of the Gifts will be a donation to Médecins Sans Frontières, this year’s charity, to help with their pioneering fight against Ebola in Africa. With your help it will be a large gift.
The concert will have the usual dynamic mix of beautiful choral music, popular songs and, doubtless, a few surprises. The concert is, as always, free to get in but you may find it a bit tricky to get out without considering a donation to Médecins Sans Frontières. Continue reading