Baslow WI welcomed guest speaker Stephanie Roper who talked about how the evolution of her business, Wardrobe Angel. She advises clients on the clothing that suits and flatters them and encourages them to make do and mend in today’s throwaway society which send 4,000 garments to landfill every five minutes.
A soup and sweet lunch organised by Lorna Wilson, Ann McPhie, Christine Thompson and helped by a team of branch members, raised nearly £500 for Edale Mountain Rescue.
A walk, led by Vikki Watson, is organised by August 21, starting from Hassop with a cream tea at the Hollow. Ann McPhie will be leading a walk on September 9 at 10.30am, leaving the Bridge Inn, Calver, followed by lunch at the Derwentwater Arms at 12.30pm.
Lucy Warren will give a talk on the National Forest in Baslow Village Hall on September 11 at 2pm.
There will be no WI meeting in August.