WI Grand Auction – All Welcome
Wiltshire WIs are hosting a Grand Auction of goods and promises on Saturday 19th August at Lavington School SN10 4EB (near Devizes). Hundreds of lots are up for sale including silver, bone china, Bristol blue glass and art work, as well as free vouchers generously donated by Wiltshire businesses. Chippenham auctioneer Gordon Brockman will officiate and has generously waived his fee. Viewing from 11.00am; Auction starts at 2.00pm. The Auction Catalogue may be viewed on the Wiltshire Federation’s Facebook page: Type in: “Wiltshire WI Auction” and there is a click link in the second post down. All of the auction proceeds will go to support the upkeep of Denman College, the WI’s own educational college located at Marcham, Oxfordshire. Denman embodies one of the key aims of the Womens Institute – to advance the education of women and girls. Today Denman is open to WI members, non-members and men; around 11,000 people attend courses there each year.