We were very lucky with good sunny weather for this month’s walk. The route started at the 15th Century Church in the village of Sancreed. From there it was uphill and on to moorland which led up to Sancreed Beacon. The views were stunning of both the coast and countryside. Ann, Mary and Julie were… Continue reading A September Walk….
Jazz pianist Roger Brown joined members at the September Monthly Meeting and entertained with tunes and tales from his musical life, from singing Al Jolson songs in talent contests aged four, to his performance in the musical Camelot and tours with his Jazz Band. Anne and Sally made rainbow cupcakes to join in with the… Continue reading September Monthly Meeting
Camera Club headed east for their September Meeting, to the beautiful tranquility of The Japanese Garden at St Mawgan. With the leaves starting to turn, the colours of the foliage were a particular highlight. Following the meandering paths around the gardens the interest of each section changed, with pretty waterfalls, ponds with carp and Japanese… Continue reading A Far East Experience for Camera Club
After watching a television program about the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens, I had the idea of growing my own Phalaenopsis Orchids (the most common indoor Orchids) an indoor plant. In my sun lounge I have a large avocado tree that I have grown from a discarded stone. This is supported by a moss pole… Continue reading Growing Orchids in Avocados – Lynne’s Experiment
President Wendie was up at the crack of dawn on Sunday to set up the fantastic Crowlas and Ludgvan WI craft stall on Penzance Promenade, close to the start of the 2021 Tour of Britain Cycle Race. Members had been busy during lockdown making knitting bags, beach bags, jewellery, aprons for both adults and children… Continue reading Craft Stall at the Tour of Britain Start
Winifred Watson’s 1938 novel ‘Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day’ was the chosen book for August’s Book Club Meeting. New members Genie, Irene and Hazel were welcomed to the group, which, this month met for lunch at Brew Cafe, Trereife. Several members enjoyed the most delicious locally caught crab sandwiches. The book was proclaimed a… Continue reading Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day – Book Club’s August Read
We planned to walk from Ludgvan to Trencrom but for various reasons we failed to achieve our goal!. Despite that we enjoyed the walk, the sunny weather, the views across the countryside and especially catching up with friends.Rosie’s puppy Mist joined us for the first time. We were all very impressed by her speed and… Continue reading August Walk
With the sun chasing away the drizzle, the sweet sounds of a Jazz Trio playing ‘When You’re Smiling’ filled the air. Crowlas and Ludgvan WI were delighted to welcome ‘Winter Sunshine’ for their Jazz Picnic fundraising afternoon in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support. The elegant surroundings of Trereife House proved a fitting venue, and Sophie… Continue reading Jazz Picnic
It was a great turnout for the August Monthly Meeting at The Murley Hall. Members were delighted to welcome Nicky Collins, Community Fundraising Manager from the Hall for Cornwall, to talk about the history of the Hall and it’s upcoming re-opening after it’s refurbishment. Nicky explained about the improvements that have been made, with the… Continue reading August Monthly Meeting
After seventeen months away, it was with delight that members of Crowlas and Ludgvan WI, along with people from the local community, met again at The Murley Hall for an afternoon of fun and board games. Mexican Train, played with dominoes, was the game of choice and everyone was soon into the swing of it.… Continue reading Board Games Returns
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Camera Club April
It was with great excitement that Camera Club met for their April meeting. They met, in fact, in two groups across two days to comply with the current regulations. The location was Marazion Marshes which proved a great spot for landscape photography, with excellent distant and close up pictures taken.