The spring meeting of the Franklands Village, Horsted Keynes, Lindfield Evening, Lindfield Morning and Scaynes Hill Women’s Institutes took place on Thursday 20th March 2014 at the King Edward Hall, Lindfield.
The meeting began with the singing of Jerusalem, after which, Gaynor Butcher (President - Lindfield Evening- the host institute) welcomed everyone to the meeting and introduced the group chairman, Pat Barnett (President- Scaynes Hill WI). The chairman then introduced Marie Farley – group secretary, Di Tippler – group treasurer and finally the county representatives, Yvonne Bee and Jenny Ault.
The business part of the meeting then followed, with the county notices being given by Jenny Ault.
Pat Barnett then introduced Vivace who proceeded to entertain us with a very lively and well balanced selection of choral songs, solos and duets from their wide repertoire. The choir were thanked by a member from the Lindfield Morning WI.
Afterwards members and the choir enjoyed refreshments served by Lindfield Evening WI. The raffle was organised by Horsted Keynes WI and the bring and buy sale by Franklands Village WI. The group chairman thanked everyone for coming to the meeting and for all their clubs contributions to make the evening a success. The next group meeting will take place in the Autumn.
Report contributed by Norma Jarvis – Franklands Village.