For Home and Country



Office Bearers. 2014-2015

President - Mrs C. Hunter  Tel 01464 861670

Vice President - MrsC. Merchant    Tel 01464 861610

Secretary - Mrs P. Beverly   Tel 01464 861255

Treasurer - Mrs J. Lythgoe   Tel 01464 861420

Press Secretary - Mrs D. Hunter

Magazine Secretary - Mrs M. Young

Points Secretaries - Miss M. Ducan

                                    - Mrs O. Forbes

Committee - Mrs P. Manning

                              - Mrs L. Smith


The SWRI Rhynie Branch, meet on the second Thursday of every month, during School Term, at the the Community Hall in Rhynie at 7.30pm.

New members most welcome, More information from the Secretary, Current Fees £16:00 pa.

Rural News

  • 23/05/2013 18:57

    Meeting 9th May

    President Kate Hunter welcomed members to our May Meeting.  Artists Daisy and Jason Williamson gave a very interesting talk on their work, showing a selection of their artwork they have created from their art school days onwards.  Daisy showed some mini landscape tapestries that she had...

  • 24/04/2013 13:39

    Business Meeting 11th April

      President Kate Hunter welcomed members to our April business meeting.  Ruthven WRI entertained us with and very enjoyable evening of stories, poems, songs, bingo, quizzes and a demonstration on making decorative boxes while the votes for the new committee were counted.  The new...

  • 21/03/2013 13:43

    Huntly Group Bulb Show

    Rhynie WRI were placed first in the Housewives section at the Huntly Group Bulb Show.held in the Stewarts Hall Huntly on Saturday 9th March Congratulations to the ladies who participated

  • 21/03/2013 13:40

    March Meeting

      President Kate Hunter welcomed members to our March meeting.  Pam and Keith Cockburn came along to the meeting.  Pam demonstrated her skills in painting ceramic pots with beautiful flower decorations and entertaining us with stories of her time living in Shetland.  Keith...

  • 17/02/2013 20:12

    February Meeting

      President Kate Hunter welcomed members to our February meeting.  Judith McPhun came along and demonstrated silk painting.  She painted a beautiful silk scarf, a cotton handkerchief and some muslin with lovely wild flowers during the meeting.  She brought along some other...

  • 20/01/2013 16:35

    January Meeting

       President Kate Hunter welcomed members to our January meeting.  Members enjoyed a lovely buffet provided by the committee which was followed by a beetle drive and a game of bingo and the raffle.  A great night was had by all.   COMPETITION WINNERS Baked Potato Filling...

  • 29/12/2012 23:22

    December Meeting

       President Kate Hunter welcomed members to our December meeting.  One of our members, Lorna Smith showed us how she decorates candles with various methods like stick on decorations, traced pictures that were melted onto the candles and hand painted designs too.  Jan...

  • 09/11/2012 10:40

    November Meeting

      President Mrs Kate Hunter welcomed members to our 83rd birthday celebrations at the Gordon Arms, Rhynie.  An excellent meal was followed by some party games and a very enjoyable evening was had by all. Catherine Merchant said Grace.  The honours to the cake were as...

  • 22/10/2012 22:25

    October Meeting

      President Mrs Kate Hunter welcomed members to our October Meeting.   Bill Johnston gave a very interesting talk and slide show entitled “Div Ya Min Fan?” where we took a walk down memory lane of the farming community in the North East area, particularly Udny, Pitmedden and...

  • 11/07/2012 22:18

    Summer Outing

      Members and friends travelled to Aberdeen for their summer outing.  First stop was a leisurely stroll around Dobbies Garden Centre then onto Aberdeen Art Gallery and free time shopping for those who wished to do so.  A delicious meal at Garlogie Inn finished off a most...

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Committee 2012/2013

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Next Meeting

Thursday 11th September 2014.

Evening outing to Grampian Transport Museum

Alford & Fly Cup at The Bistro (Raffle)

Thursday October 9th 2014

Ingrid Penny - Health Talk.


Invitation to Rural 85TH Birthday Party.

(any craft)

Flower Arrangement

Office Bearers

  • 24/04/2013 13:48

    Committee 2013-2014

      President – Mrs C. Hunter (Telephone: 01464 861670) Vice President – Mrs C. Merchant (Telephone: 01464 861610) Secretary – Mrs I. Walker (Telephone: 01464 861642) Treasurer – Mrs J. Lythgoe (Telephone: 01464 861420) Press Secretary – Mrs D. Hunter Magazine Secretary – Mrs M.Young Points...

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