The Gillian Nelson Denman Bursary
The Gillian Nelson Denman Bursary

Do you know we have a Gillian Nelson Denman Bursary? This bursary is a great way to go to Denman, the WI education centre in Oxfordshire. It is open to all Gothic Valley WI members. You can go do a course on almost anything crafty or cookery! The courses at Denman can be pricey and […]

GVWI March 2017 Meeting
GVWI March 2017 Meeting

The March meeting was a very special one this year where we turned five years old! We celebrated with a mad hatter’s tea party. We began the night with a round up from President Lisa and then moved onto a wonderful video presentation put together by hard-working Sarah, a Committee member. It traces the history of […]

GVWI December 2016 meeting
GVWI December 2016 meeting

To get us in the Christmas frame of mind we got all Christmas crafting at our December meeting. Elin brought in salt dough Christmas decorations for us to paint, there were cats and bats that were decorated with paint and glitter, very Christmassy! Catherine came armed with her Christmas fabric stash. We tackled limited sewing including […]

Happy Halloween from GVWI!
Happy Halloween from GVWI!

Last weekend the families of North London visited the Old Fire Station behind Holloway Road for GVWI’s Halloween Party. Children participated in a range of festive activities like apple-bobbing, mask making and had their faces painted all to raise money for the WI. A selection of halloween treats, hand-baked by members, were laid out including […]

Siege weaponry
Siege weaponry

Gothic Valley WI was recently asked to judge the first GMI (Gothic Mobile Infantry) siege weapon competition at Whitby Gothic Weekend, a biannual event where Goths of all kinds gather to drink and be merry. Part of the annual festivities involves a highly suspect ‘game’ known as Maffball, where flaming (well, not very flaming, it’s only […]

Life’s a circus! Roll up this Thursday!
Life's a circus! Roll up this Thursday!

This Thursday, the 8th of March will see our first Gothic Valley WI public meeting at The Shaftesbury in North London (see calender for venue & time information). Please come and join us on our first venture, meet fellow Bakers and Crafters, and eat cake! We will be joined by friends from the Middlesex Federation WI […]

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