SAWLEY: Antiques valuation evening

Joint affair - A joint meeting of Sawley, Grindleton and Rimington WI members was held in Sawley Village Hall and was well-attended. Vice-president Mrs Kate Sims welcome everyone and the evening commenced with sparkling wine. A delicious supper, catered and served by Deli @ 44 followed by a variety of desserts, made by the host members, was enjoyed by all.

After supper Mrs Sims introduced speaker Mr Alan Blackburn, of GB Antiques, Lancaster, who gave an interesting talk on antique collecting. Members had brought some of their own pieces for him to discuss and evaluate. Thanks were expressed by Mrs Sims. Grindleton WI vice-president Mrs Cynthia Openshaw thanked Sawley WI for their hospitality and looked forward to being able to reciprocate next year.

Sawley members were reminded of the meeting on June 16th, an evening out to Gledstone Hall, leaving the village hall car park at 6 p.m. prompt.