When it all began...
President Claire & Secretary Emma signing the Constitution
President Claire, Secretary Emma & Treasurer Dawn
with W.I. Advisors Anona and Joyce
Felt Rose Making & Knitting Corner
Cherry Pom Pom Brooch Making
Cookie Decoration Demonstration by Nila Holden
Followed by Paper Rose Making
Vintage Hairstyling Demonstration by Sarah Dunn of Doo-Wop Dos
Speed Crafting featuring Paper Wheels and Sugarpaste Flowers
A trip to Hitchin Lavender Fields prompted the theme for our July meeting... Lavender products!
In honour of our Fundraising Burlesque night we had a master class in making Nipple Tassels!
All hands were on deck ahead of our Burlesque night to make paper pin wheels, paper pom poms and photo booth props for the event
BURLESQUE CIRCUS FUNDRAISING EVENT
On Saturday 21st September at The Cue Club, St Albans, to raise money and awareness for the St Albans & Hertsmere Womens Refuge Centre we hosted a Burlesque evening!
The evening saw the debut performance of the fabulous new band The Inmates accompanied by dancers from St Albans Jive Swing, followed by stunning Burlesque performances from October Rush, Tigerlily Wolf, Lady May-den Voyage and Scarlet Cuffs, and an appearance by Magician Dee Riley.
We raised a fantastic £1,200.00 for the Refuge!
Acting President, Lia Nelissen & Secretary Emma Golding presented a cheque for £1,200.00
to Maralyn Pollard of St Albans & Hertsmere Womens Refuge
A talk from Milliner Philip Ian Wright of Walter Wright Ltd
Tea Cup Flower Arrangement Masterclass by Nadine Gibbon from Spinney Cottage Flowers
Christmas party at Bar Espresso, St Albans
Thank you to all of our Belles for being a part of making this Group what it is today, we couldn't have done it without you and here's to next year!