Somersham WI

Somersham WI is a recently formed WI in the east of Ipswich. We have our meetings on the third Monday of the month and try to make sure all our our speakers throughout the year fit our motto of ‘create, learn, inspire’.
We have a huge age range in our members, and guests and new members are always welcome to join us. We like to join in with local events and fundraising, and have members from our surrounding villages and Ipswich.

Founded in 2016, Somersham WI has around 20 members. Meetings are normally held on the 3rd Monday of each month at Somersham Village Hall, Main Rd, Lower Somersham, starting at 7.30pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Location & Map

Meeting Address: Somersham Village Hall, Main Rd, Lower Somersham IP8 4PH

Address Notes: Car parking, including disabled spaces, on site.

GPS Coordinates: 52.096450, 1.045925

Diary Dates

Event Summary Date Venue Price
India - one country, many worlds Join Megha Bikkanavar as she takes us around India Monday 19th February 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
T'ai Chi T'ai chi enhances flexibility, balance and coordination. We will be learning how with Diego Robirosa during a talk and practical session. Monday 19th March 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Suffolk Lavender Farm Talk from Karen Orchard who runs Suffolk Lavender Farm in Bucklesham on how they grow, harvest and distil lavender. Lavender products on sale too. Monday 16th April 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall, IP8 4PH Members free, guests £4
Resolutions and craft evening Members' vote on the WI resolutions we would like to take forward as a WI. Followed by craft activities. Monday 21st May 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Flower arranging A practical evening of flower arranging and demonstration. We will have a go at creating our own summer flower arrangement. Monday 18th June 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Zentangle drawing Sue Vincent will be taking us through Zentangle drawing – a form of doodling in patterns – both enjoyable and relaxing! Monday 16th July 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Local sculptor and prop man Sean Hedges-Quinn – British sculptor, animator and prop man. Meet the man behind some of Suffolk’s most famous statues and hear about his art and move into film props and prosthetics, including work on the Bond and Harry Potter movies. Monday 17th September 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Cake decorating Learn how to make your sugarpaste fondant Christmas cake topper with Lucy Abbott from the Little Cake Place in Ipswich. Monday 15th October 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Annual meeting and games Members’ annual meeting and election of officers, followed by games evening. Monday 19th November 2018 @ 7.30pm somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4
Christmas celebration Festive fun to celebrate the end of the year with buffet, quizzes and games Monday 17th December 2018 @ 7.30pm Somersham Village Hall Members free, guests £4

Further Information

Somersham WI has its own website, which can be found here.

Contacting Somersham WI

If you would like to know more about Somersham WI, becoming a member, or if you would like to come along to a meeting to see what we do, please do get in touch. We are always delighted to greet new members and can assure you of a warm and friendly welcome. You can contact us by using our contact form.

Contact Somersham WI