Shrewsbury will be our hosts for the International Day this year. Date 28th October and the venue Barnabas Community Centre. Hear about TOPAZ, savour the diversity of foods throughout the world and immerse yourself in other cultures. All information has been sent to your County Chairman so make sure you book a ticket soon.
The closing date for applying for County tickets is 17th September.
Nottinghamshire Flower Festival
Girlguiding Nottinghamshire from Trefoil Guilds to Rainbows combined to produce a beautiful Flower Festival at Hanson House the Brownie Pack Holiday House. The theme of “Songs the Guides Sing” was depicted in detail in the 33 very professional looking arrangements. Photos show arrangements depicting The Chinese Fan, Our Chalet Song and the Breton Fisherman's Prayer.
Rugeley Trefoil meet Chelsea Pensioners
When Rugeley met the Chelsea Pensioners in Guernsey at the Liberation Celebration they were taken round by John Walker aged 87. He gave them loads of information about their history, their welfare, the cost of their uniforms etc. Afterwards they had afternoon tea. One member met an ex rambler friend which was a surprise to them both. see picture in gallery.
Staffordshire TG - visit to ireland
Nottinghamshire help others
Nottinghamshire Trefoil Guilds collected unused craft items to donate to Portland College for the disabled. An extract from their thank you letter says'every time we open a bag we are not sure what treasures await.' The photograph in the gallery shows how pleased the students were with the members' gifts. Well done ladies.
Eunice clocks up 50 years in Trefoil
Eunice Bowler has completed 50years as a member of Burton-on Trent Trefoil Guild and is currently the longest serving member of the longest existing guild in Staffordshire. Burton Trefoil Guild celebrate 75 years in 2018. Eunice was presented with the Trefoil Guild Service and Recognition Badge and certificate. Her photo is among Staffordshire celebrates.