Knutsford Floral Design by Win Ross

Chairman Julie Wade welcomed club members to the first meeting after the summer break. She reminded everyone to book their places on the one day workshop with Bill Dixon which is to take place on Saturday, November 21.

Julie then introduced the demonstrator for the afternoon, Lorraine Simcox from Leek, with the title of 'All Kinds of Everything'. Lorraine used a variety of unusual and improvised containers for designs, including large coconut spathes, a large piece of eucalyptus bark and an old metal picture frame. Lorraine used a variety of colourful flowers including many she had grown on her own allotment.

The title of the members' competition this month was 'Afterglow' and the winners of the various classes were

Novices and New Members

1. Lorraine Dorsett; 2. Sally Dabbs; 3. Lynne Picken


1. Marilyn Makepeace-Warne


1. Joan Wilkinson; 2. Di Jones; 3. Dorothy Monks

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 21 at 1.30 for 2.00. The demonstrator at the October meeting will be Sue Maddocks from Halifax with the title 'Autumn Leaves'. The title of the members' competition will be 'Fruits of the Earth'. There will also be a home produce Bring and Buy sale at this meeting. As always, visitors are welcome at a charge of £6.00