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£100 for the GWI Hegg-Hoffet Fund was raised at a lunch on International Women’s Day.

A New Members Evening to encourage potential members, as well as those who have joined in the last two years, was an opportunity for them to get to know some of the Committee who explained what the Canterbury Association does and how it fits into BFWG, UWE and GWI. Images taken by Edwina Neal.

    Florence Kirkby BFWG President 1997-2000

    Florence invested her efforts for over half a century in the professional development of women in society and  had a deep commitment to broader issues in society including care of the less privileged.

     

    • She had a high ranking career when opportunities were few
    • Was an amazing role model who made a priceless contribution to BFWG
    • Recently applied to become the oldest councillor in Britain and vowed to give the elderly a voice.
    Meeting Queen Elizabeth 1 -“Gloriana”

    Meeting Queen Elizabeth 1 -“Gloriana”

    In May 2019 Sutton Coldfield members had a chance to meet Queen Elizabeth 1 -“Gloriana”, at her political zenith in the grounds of Tutbury Castle There is no doubt that Gloriana had one of the most profound effects on English and European politics. The Protestant...

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    Esmie

    Esmie

    We first supported esmie when she was at school, we continued when she went to Zomba university to read economics and through her studies for her Masters. She works in the Malawi bank. Now her employer is supporting her for her PHD at Loughborough university, she’s...

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    A Coffee Morning With A Difference

    A Coffee Morning With A Difference

    A  plan to visit a member, who had recently moved to Oxfordshire, soon expanded from a coffee morning into a fascinating day out. 10 members from Sutton Coldfield set off in a minibus on a lovely Autumn day. Coffee and homemade cakes were very welcome on our arrival,...

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    Winchester – Talk: Myths around menarche and menopause

    Canterbury New members meeting

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    Winchester LA presents: Healhy Ageing

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    Sutton Coldfield Association: Clementi – Jennette Horton

    Lincoln and Lincolnshire – The Early Years of Lincoln Diocesan Training College 1862 – 1902

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    Canterbury – Writing out of Africa: Karen Blixen and Elspeth Huxley

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    Winchester – Talk: Ancient Egypt in the cinema

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    Winchester – Joint meeting with CHWE: Women authors writing from abroad.

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