Giving away free books for International Literacy Day

September 9, 2018

We took a table at the Bathampton Village Fete to celebrate International Literacy Day and gave away free books.  We were given donations to go towards the Meru Women’s Garden Project which is the Federation’s Triannual Project at present.img_6087.jpg

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Tea party to raise funds for Fairtrade and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance

August 12, 2018

Despite the inclement weather, club members created a delicious tea for guests attending a tea party held at Gillian’s house.

On sale were Flamingo cards and Fairtrade products. Tea, sandwiches, scones and cakes were devoured all for good causes.

 


Helping out at ‘All Chipping in” at Great Somerford

August 5, 2018

Members from the club helped with refreshments and stewarding at the annual ‘All Chipping In” cycle event to raise money for Julian House and Rotary. It was a boiling day and it was difficult to keep the refreshments from drying up or melting but the competitors were grateful for the drinks and snacks. These cyclists were enduring the 100 mile event.IMG_5963


Presenting cheque to school student embarking on expedition to Cambodia

July 26, 2018

Tamsin Smy is fundraising for her 4 week expedition to Cambodia next summer which will include  community development work (helping to build houses, schools and toilets), environmental projects and wildlife conservation.  We look forward to following Tamsin’s blog during the next year and beyond. We gave her £50 towards her expedtion.IMG_5913


Club members help out with local school to commemorate the Suffragettes of Bath

July 20, 2018

3 members from the club spent a series of Tuesdays with year 6 pupils from St Andrew’s School in Bath and learnt about the Suffragettes of Bath.  Along with making sashes, rosettes, planters and banners they also visited an historic park site in Bath and it finished off with a possession along the Crescent in the presence of the Mayor of Bath.

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Toiletries on their way to Women’s refuge

July 20, 2018

We have been collecting unused hotel toiletries and other products to send to Julian House who pass them onto the Women’s Refuge in Bath.  It’s such a simple way of helping others.  Cathy Adcock, charity Fundraiser receiving some of the goodies.

 

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Brain of Bath Quiz night

July 12, 2018

Club members helped by doing the marking at the Brain of Bath quiz night for Julian House and raised around £10,000.  Will Glennon, a presenter from BBC Wilsthire was there to help also

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