Tag: Netherlands

  • December Coffee Morning and Holiday Bake Sale

    For our December coffee morning, we had a Winter Festival- Themed Bake Sale to raise funds for our chosen charity Het Bonte Perdje. We asked members to bake something they would eat typically in their own country to celebrate one of the many winter festivals in and around December and January (i.e. Sinterklaas, Christmas, Hannukah, New Year, Epiphany etc.) […]

  • November Coffee Morning & Pilates Demonstration

    At November’s coffee morning we enjoyed a very informative talk and demonstration from local pilates teacher, Paulinka Schrooten. Pilates is a training method for body and mind, using exercises to strengthen and stretch your body. Paulinka spoke to us about the origins of pilates and its founder, German-born Joseph Pilates, who developed and taught his method in the US. Paulinka talked about […]

  • Burns Night Dinner

    25 January is the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns.  He is widely regarded as Scotland’s national poet but each year his life and works are celebrated worldwide. This year, for the very first time, the International Womens Club Breda decided to mark the occasion with its very own Burns supper and […]