THE latest community news from Taliesin


AT THE end of another busy year Taliesin WI gathered together in friendship within their local pub to enjoy their annual Christmas meal. A time to reflect after a busy year.

They have played a meaningful part within the local community and have responded positively to other communities who have asked for their help.

Taliesin Women’s Institute has for nearly 100 years played a big part in supporting communities and still carry out these responsibilities with unerring and unbroken years of service.

When they were asked to help to re-establish the closed shop in Tre’r-ddol they formed part of a committee and today many of the WI members give their free time to work within the new cafe.

Their monthly meetings included travelling around the rugged rain forested Central American country of South America.

A taste of Yorkshire with its Roman,Viking history and its Industrial Revolution was well defined by Jane.

They imagined walking along the coast of Wales and British footpaths and they actually travelled to the Eisteddfod, Llangollen for their yearly day’s outing.

Together with their good friends, they had a splendid sun-filled day enjoying the scenery as they glided along the canal. Later they watched the Parade of Nations with its wealth of colour and music.

Thanks was given to the talented ladies who taught them how to crochet, and gave them some belief they might have some artistic talent.

The iced robins for placing on the Christmas cakes were excellent and this imputes the belief that together they can effect positive outcomes.

For 2019 they have another programme of meeting and greeting guests.

Creative participation, outdoor activities and a schedule which covers many patterns of social well-being.

The popular July day trip will include a train journey along the Severn Valley Railway and includes visiting Bridgnorth with its famous market and its delightful shops.

Member will meet at 7pm on Tuesday, 8 January in Llanfach Hall Taliesin for the first meeting of 2019. Friends old and new are welcomed to join them from 7.30pm for a fun evening of curling and this will include refreshments and convivial chatter.

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