Wiltshire Denman weekend



Chose one of the seven fascinating courses on offer, but plase indicate a second and third choice in case the first is full.
Non-members welcome.

COURSE 1         189.1361

Course Title:      Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: Its legacy & history

Course Tutor: Peter Lawrence

With the success of the 2012 London Olympics, this course traces the history of the Stratford location to become the amazing space we can all enjoy today. The course will include a day at the Olympic Park with visits to various locations, including the Velodrome, and a boat trip along the River Lee and the Bow Back Rivers that have run through the area for centuries. This is an “out and about” course, therefore a reasonable amount of walking stamina and the correct all weather clothing and footwear will be essential.
WI Members: £370    Non WI Members £410

COURSE 2         189.1362

Course Title:      Ramble and Explore the Evenlode Valley (6 miles)

Course Tutor: John Harris and Christine Booth

Enjoy a full day walking along the Evenlode Valley, deep in the Cotswolds from Combe to Charlbury, stopping for a picnic lunch. There will be time to explore this beautiful town and to have a picnic tea before returning to Denman.
On the Sunday morning there will be a short local walk with plenty of time to discuss points of interest. Morning coffee, picnic lunch and afternoon tea are all included. Proper walking kit and a reasonable level of fitness will be required to cover the distance, come rain or shine.

WI Members: £360    Non WI Members £400

COURSE 3         189.1363

Course Title:      Stitch a Summer Meadow

Course Tutor: Richard Box

This is for all of you who want to learn Richard’s method of combining fabric collage with both machine and hand embroidery and, thereby produce rich and sumptuous effects. A “Learning Pack” containing fabric and patterns will be supplied.

WI Members: £330    Non WI Members £370

COURSE 4         189.1364

Course Title:      Britain with Betjeman

Course Tutor:  John Vigar

Whilst John Betjman is bet known as a poet, this course his life story and the pivotal role he played in saving our built heritage. We will visit some buildings associated with Betjeman and watch and discuss some of his iconic films. The tutor was lucky enough to have known Betjeman and this will be a very personal journey.

.WI Members: £370 Non WI Members £410

COURSE 5     189.1365

Course Title:      Singing: Carole King – “Tapestry”

Course Tutor: Jo Sercombe

Spend time exploring King’s earthy pop style and learning to sing tracks from this enduring album in this relaxed group-singing workshop There’s no need to read music, and all levels of experience are welcome.

WI Members: £330    Non WI Members £370

COURSE 6         189.1366

Course title :  Gardens of Delight

Course Tutor:  Anna Steven

We will visit Broughton Grange and Rousham, one of Monty Don’s favourite gardens. You will explore the planting schemes behind these delightful gardens. These visits can involve a substantial amount of walking, including rough ground and steps. Please wear stout footwear and be prepared for the British weather!

WI Members: £380    Non WI Members £420

COURSE 7         189. 1367Course

Course Title: Let’s Make Cheese

Course Tutor:  Louise Talbot
Join farmers wife and cheese maker Louise for a fascinating course in making cheese at home. You will learn how to make a range of soft cheeses, halloumi, mozzarella, mascarpone, butter, cream cheese and ricotta using domestic utensils.

WI Members: £375    Non WI Members £415