ARELEY KINGS WI: In honour of the Queen’s Birthday, the group had a lovely table display of flags and a very distinctive Royal themed flower arrangement presented in a uniquely handmade decorated vase by Carla Walters.

The speaker Tracey Jacob presented some of her hilarious poems reflecting events centred on her life. Her poems can be found in her poetry book Dot’s Ditties, Proceeds from book sales are donated to The Haven at Worcester Breast Unit.

WI Calendars and Diary’s are now available; see your local WI group to place an order.

The competition this month was an original short poem: first place Betty Bickerton; second place Cherry Greaves; third place Margaret Cook.

The next meeting will be July 11 at 7.30pm, with speaker Sarah Coley giving a sugarcraft demonstration. The competition will be a decorated cupcake. Visitors are always most welcome. For details go to or