Centenary Baton Watch … Middlesex!

The baton has just made its penultimate stop, in Middlesex, before being delivered to the Royal Albert Hall.

HA:WI, meeting in Pinner, celebrated by welcoming author and historian Jane Robinson who spoke about the history of the Women’s Institute, drawing from her book A Force to be Reckoned With. Members sipped tea from fine bone-china vintage cups and saucers, alongside the obligatory Victoria sponge.

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The ladies of West Ealing WI made this impressively-decorated cake to mark the centenary:

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Elsewhere in the county, WI members took a paddle steamer trip …

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… and posed for a photo with the baton on a rainy day at Staines Bridge.

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Only one more stop to go!

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