Our local group arranged two opportunities in Minehead for people to write letters and sign cards for this year's Write for Rights Campaign.
Three members of the Minehead Group attended this year's AIUK AGM and Annual Conference at the beginning of April.
On 17 September, our group's chair, Alison Dietz, attended the Refugees Welcome March in London.
On 28 November 2016, we held our second successful fund-raiser at the Spice Merchant restaurant in Watchet.
The theme of this year's Minehead Christmas Tree Festival was 'Time for a Story'.
We enjoyed a very relaxed afternoon with delicious cakes in Karen and Graham Mills' beautiful garden in Porlock.
We held another successful letter writing afternoon on 26 May at the Reading Room in Minehead. We covered all the cases in the latest Real Lives Supplement, with many going to Iran.
At our May meeting we were very pleased to welcome Lisa Incledon who travelled down from London to speak to us about Amnesty's Children's Human Rights Network.
Our annual quiz night on 4 March at the Minehead Social Club was a great success and very much enjoyed by all.
This year we held our action stall for International Women's Day actually on the day itself, 8 March. Although a weekday, we were pleased with the response.