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Glenmore House

MVWI - September Meeting - Burlesque, Me and the WI

Our guest this month will be Lindsey Barrell (aka Ms Cherry Bombe)

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MVWI - September Meeting - Burlesque, Me and the WI
MVWI - September Meeting - Burlesque, Me and the WI

Time & Location

Sep 25, 2023, 8:00 PM

Glenmore House, 6 The Crescent, Surbiton KT6 4BN, UK

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Our speaker tonight will be Lindsey Barrell (aka Ms Cherry Bombe) - Burlesque, Me and the WI Talk

WI President Lindsey does a fabulously funny and heart-warming talk that covers how she discovered burlesque, and then the WI, and brought the two worlds together.

From empty nest to huge success, and via dance classes and craft sessions, Lindsey will take you on a journey that a lot of us can relate to.

This is a humorous talk that illustrates how even the most diverse of topics can epitomise the Fun, Friendship and Education ethos of the WI and it Can incorporate costumes and a demonstration shimmy-along (optional).

45 minutes to 1 hour to suit. (although has been known to go over…)

Some recent feedback for this talk.

“Best speaker I have ever heard in all my years in the WI. “

“ Such a well rehearsed, comedic and unusual speaker, I admired her and she made me happy.”

“I think you have raised the enthusiasm for life again”

“I had a blast tonight ladies! Thank you committee for organising such a great speaker!”

‘You’re a natural speaker, you speak from the heart and with confidence and it shines through’.

‘The buzz after was brilliant. It was a welcome and successful evening’.

‘I know that your speech will be talked about for years to come’.

“Hilarious evening with Lindsay Barrell”

NFWI Meeting Recommendations

While COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, we will still be taking precautions to reduce the risk of transmission during physical events:

· If you are symptomatic of COVID-19, please do not attend any physical event. If you test positive you must inform the Secretary or President.

· Members who are clinically at high-risk are advised to decide carefully whether attending face-to-face is a safe option for them in the chosen venue and situation.

· Members are encouraged to continue to wear masks when attending the meeting if they wish to do so, but this is not obligatory (unless specified by the venue). Please respect the choices made by the attendees in this regard.

· All members attending are advised to bring hand-sanitiser with them and to use it at regular intervals during the event.

· Members are advised to bring their own packet of appropriate wipes to wipe surfaces in venue toilets.

· Please note that the names and contact details of all attendees will be recorded to ensure that in the event we are notified of a positive Covid-19 test either from a Member or the Venue we will notify all of the attendees.

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