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Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Hedgeley Women’s Institute

Hedgeley WI celebrated the Queen’s 90th Birthday by organising a Tea in the Garden, planned for Saturday 23 April 2016. As it happened, the weather was poor on Saturday so the venue was changed to the Breamish Hall.

Tea in the garden 2016

Tea in the Garden

To celebrate the 90th birthday of our longest-reigning monarch, Hedgeley Women’s Institute invite you to:

Powburn Community Garden

Saturday 23 April 2016


Pooled sandwiches, cakes & biscuits
Bring your own drinks
Pimm’s & lemonade will be available + tea and coffee

[If it’s raining, we’ll meet in Breamish Hall, Powburn]

Human Communication in a nutshell

Say what?

  • How can a trip to the garage be the cause of a communication breakdown?
  • A 4-year-old boy says, “Mummy kissed my daddy!” Is that really appropriate (for his age)?
  • Can we actually communicate without speech?
  • What has a weary ploughman got to do with the inexhaustible creativity of language?


I know I am…and I’m giving the talk!

Come along to:

Hedgeley WI

‘Human Communication in a nutshell’

a presentation by Dr Graham Williamson

Tuesday 12 January 2016
Breamish Hall, Powburn
Meeting starts 7:00pm
Talk begins 7:30pm

Visitors always welcome!

A small charge of £3 is made, to include light refreshments.

Further information

Phone May Wilson 01665 578576

Email May Wilson

Christmas Crafts success

Christmas Crafts success…and Santa too!

The Christmas Crafts and Santa event that took place in the Breamish Hall on Saturday 28 November 2015 was a great success.

This is an annual event in Powburn and more people than ever attended this year. In fact, it was so successful that £490.00 was raised for good causes.

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