MITTON WI: At their monthly meeting, held on July 21, WI members welcomed Pauline Moseley who has over 20 years experience practicing and teaching Tai Chi. She explained the health benefits of this martial art and the importance of the gentle, soft movements to aid relaxation and well-being. There was a demonstration of different techniques and members were encouraged to participate and tune-in to their movements and sound.

The WI meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the St. Michaels and All Angels Church Hall, Stourport on Severn and new members and visitors are always welcome. To find out more please visit our Facebook page 'Thoroughly Modern Mitton WI' or email

The next meeting will be a summer social evening so the next scheduled meeting will be September 15 when the group will receive a talk entitled 'A passion for pearls'.