Women's Institute

Grewelthorpe Women’s Institute meet on the first Thursday of each month in Grewelthorpe Village Hall. Meetings start at 7-30p.m.
There are an excellent variety of speakers throughout the year and a warm welcome is extended to any propsective members.
The group is active in outside events organised by the Federation, attending courses and taking part in various activities like quizzes and darts tournaments etc.
President is Kath Jeff, Secretary is Margaret Robinson. Contact any member for further details or just come to the next meeting.

Programme for 2017
January 5th –, Dominoes &, Supper. –, comp. new year resolution
February 2nd –, Rings &, Things. Christine McDonnell –, comp. A Ring
March 2nd –, Family History. Mike Greatorex. Comp. an old family photo.
April 6th. –, Trials &, Tribulations of an Elizabethan lady. Lynne Ditchborn. Comp. 4 biscuits
APRIL –, ANNUAL LUNCH.
May 4th. –, Resolutions followed by Keeping chickens. Heidi Tattersall. Comp. a Chicken.
June 1st –, From Forensics to Crime Fiction. Susan Parry. Comp. A Photo of the dales.
JUNE –, Picnic Painting outing.
July 6th. –, Flowers &, Fun [Guest night]. Bob Forbes. Comp. A buttonhole.
August 3rd. –, Outing to the Cud Life. [Cookery at Killinghall] Tanya Umpleby. No competition.
September 7th –, African Drumming [ please wear trousers] Alison Lyon. Comp. a cupcake.
October 5th –, AGM/ Hedgehogs Charity. Jacqui Morrell. Comp. a funny shaped vegetable.
OCTOBER WALK.
November 2nd. 72nd Birthday party. Comp. A vegetable lantern for bonfire night.
December 7th –, Australia &, Tasmania. Alison Kerr. Comp. A handmade Christmas card.

Answers for 2017 Sporting Chance quiz.

1. Batting on a sticky wicket.
2. The ball is in your court now.
3. He didn’t bat an eyelid
4. It’s just not cricket.
5. To dive in at the deep end.
6. Swimming against the tide.
7. To jump for joy.
8. To score an own goal.
9. To be skating on thin ice.
10. To be on the ball.
11. Camptown races.
12. The winner takes it all.
13. To jump to conclusions.
14. Ghost rider in the sky.
15. The loneliness of the long distance runner.
16. The skater’s waltz.
17. To throw in the towel.
18. To win by a nose.
19. To jump the gun.
20. To keep ones eye on the ball.
21. The human race.
22. Badminton Horse Trials.
23. I saw three ships come sailing in.
24. As blind as a bat.
25. He suffers from tennis elbow.
26. To sink or swim.
27. The sailor jumped ship.
28. Its a shot in the dark.
29. To get the ball rolling.
30. He had me jumping through hoops.
31. To throw ones hat in the ring.
32. The all England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
33. To take his bat and ball home.
34. Anyone for tennis.
35. To give them a run for their money.
36. GOLF Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden.
37. Jolly Hockey Sticks.
38. To Bowl a Maiden over.
39. I gave it my best shot.
40. Michael row the boat ashore.

Thanks to everyone who supported this quiz. The winner was Mrs Walbank from Knaresborough.