Come and sing carols around our new Christmas Tree and watch the lights switched on to celebrate the start of the season
- Wine by Bat & Bottle
- Canapés by Otters Fine Foods
- Christmas sausage rolls by Vivia Crump’s
- Various Christmas themed stalls.
The evening will begin with the switch on of Wing’s Christmas lights accompanied by a few carols to get you in the mood.
Entry to the event is £5.00 on the door and you will be given a glass of wine/beer or soft drinks of your choice and a selection of delicious canapes by Otters Fine Foods and some special Christmas sausage rolls by Wing’s own Vivia Crump.
Ben from Bat and Bottle will bring a festive selection of his Italian wines and be on hand to talk you through what makes them special.
There is an opportunity to get your Christmas shopping underway with a select number of stalls selling food and Christmas related products.
The evening will wind up with the prize draw for 2 time-share holidays donated by the Cullens.
We hope you will come and join what promises to be a great, local evening.
The committee has organised a Spirits of Christmas event to be held in the hall December 2nd at 7.00pm. If you feel the need to sing carols then there will be opportunity to be tuneful at 7.00pm! The cost is £5 at the door to include a glass of wine and canapes. Among the various stalls there will be a chance to buy chutneys to embellish your holiday entertaining, wine tasting along with stalls where your Christmas presents. For £10 you will get advice on make-up techniques.
Other village information can always be found at wingrutland.uk
A successful coffee morning was held at the home of Jeffy and David Wood, a total of £320 was raised in aid of the Church.
Wing WI recently celebrated their 90th birthday with a lunch at Normanton Hall Hotel. The occasion was enjoyed by all members along with Jan Holawell who had moved earlier this year.
In October an oak tree was planted in the playing fields to commemorate the 100th anniversary of establishing the National WI in the UK. Special thanks go to Gloria Whight for raising the money to pay for the ‘mighty’ oak.
The members had a lovely meeting in November when Marianne Parry told the history of candle making and her way of making candles. This meeting was also the AGM, the president – Lilian Clark – gave her annual report and the secretary – Jane Gilmour a resume of the past year’s activities.
The December meeting will be on at 2.30pm on Dec 8th when the speaker will be talking about Magic and this will combine with the Christmas party – all are welcome.
If you have ever thought you would like to give the WI a try come along to our meetings, the 2nd Thursday of the month.