Course dates: 09 March 2015 - 12 March 2015
Discover the art of handbell ringing. Enjoy combining the graceful movements of the bells to produce musical expression. Learn about these beautiful instruments, their history and how to play them as part of a team. There will be an opportunity to perform with Gay and Alan of Britain’s Got Talent fame. No previous musical experience required.
Course dates: 16 March 2015 - 18 March 2015
Whether you've been a member for a month or half a century, there's a wealth of tales and special memories waiting to be written about your life and times within the WI. Denman will be hosting a unique Centenary Exhibition including arts, crafts and creative writing. Come on this course and your writing could be part of this exhibition celebrating 100 years of the WI.
Course dates: 18 March 2015 - 20 March 2015
For centuries the Church has been at the forefront of musical innovation – from the earliest plainsong through to Lloyd-Webber's Requiem. If you can sing, at whatever standard, be prepared to do so! Includes a visit an Oxford college for choral evensong.
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Course dates: 19 March 2015 - 22 March 2015
The Tradescants opened their home, the Ark, to all interested. Collectors, travellers, naturalists and gardeners of repute, their collection came to form the nucleus of the Ashmolean museum when it was first opened in 1683. This course will take you to visit Oxford and the Museum of Garden History, Lambeth. Join Anna on a fascinating journey into history.
Course date: 19 March 2015
Throughout 2015 Denman will be holding a series of days on an Inspiring Women theme to celebrate the WI’s centenary. On Thursday 19th March, Denman will be hosting an in conversation event with the very lovely Barbara Taylor Bradford to tie in with the publication of her thirtieth novel 'The Cavendon Women'. One of Britain’s most beloved and iconic storytellers, Barbara's novels have sold more than 88 million copies worldwide, in more than ninety countries and forty languages. After a morning of conversation, followed by a book signing, you will then enjoy a scrumptious two-course lunch. Attendees will receive a free copy of 'The Cavendon Woman', which is normally priced at £16.99.