Events Archive

Event Summary Date
40s and 50s Influences in Fashion Speaker: Gill Spearman Thursday 18th June 2020 @ 7.30pm
Alton Belles Decide Discussion and voting on the Resolutions for the NFWI AGM. Thursday 21st May 2020 @ 7.30pm
Where there is a will... Speaker: Emma Woollard Thursday 16th April 2020 @ 7.30pm
Bird Song and Calls Speaker: Edward Jackson Thursday 19th March 2020 @ 7.30pm
My Life as a Stone Carver Speaker: Antonia Hockton Thursday 20th February 2020 @ 7.30pm
What do we want to change? New Year Resolutions Thursday 16th January 2020 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Traditions Speaker: Karen Kenny Thursday 19th December 2019 @ 7.30pm
Annual Meeting Election of Officers and a look back over the year and "Getting to Know You". Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 7.30pm
Hair and Beauty Speaker: Vicky from BJs Thursday 17th October 2019 @ 7.30pm
The History of the Ballet Shoe Speaker: Tamzin Howell Thursday 19th September 2019 @ 7.30pm
Day out to The Suffolk Punch Trust See the secretary for further details Thursday 1st August 2019
Trees and Woods of the Shotley Peninsular Speaker: Simon Letherdale Thursday 18th July 2019 @ 7.30pm
The Perfect Cream Tea Speaker: Jane Sago Thursday 20th June 2019 @ 7.30pm
Alton Belles Decide Discussion and voting on the Resolutions for the NFWI AGM. Thursday 16th May 2019 @ 7.30pm
Jewellery - New from Old Speaker: Sandy Taylor Thursday 18th April 2019 @ 7.30pm
Macmillan Cancer Support Speaker: Anne Henderson Thursday 21st March 2019 @ 7.30pm
Ballroom Dancing Speaker: Michelle Postlethwaite Thursday 21st February 2019 @ 7.30pm
New Year Resolutions What do we want to change? Thursday 17th January 2019 @ 7.30pm
Festive Fun Celebrating the season. Thursday 20th December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Annual Meeting and Edible Gifts We will have a stall with Charity Cards Thursday 15th November 2018 @ 7.30pm
WWI - Surrender of U Boats in Harwich Harbour Speaker: David Whittle. We will have a stall with Preserves and Chutneys Thursday 18th October 2018 @ 7.30pm
The Magical Mystery of Herbs Speaker: Karen Kenny Thursday 20th September 2018 @ 7.30pm
Outing to Helmingham Hall Gardens and Vintage Afternoon Tea See the secretary for more information Thursday 16th August 2018
Aware, Alert, Alive Speaker: Harare Mata Hari Thursday 19th July 2018 @ 7.30pm
A Journey with Shakespeare Speaker: Martha Loader Thursday 21st June 2018 @ 7.30pm
Alton Belles Decide Discussion of and voting on the Resolution(s) going forward to the NFWI AGM next month. We will have a Plant Stall. Thursday 17th May 2018 @ 7.30pm
Come By for an evening with a Shepherdess Speaker: Sheila Innes Thursday 19th April 2018 @ 7.30pm
Complimentary Therapies Speaker: Jo Banthorpe. We will have a stall with Easter gifts and bakes. Thursday 15th March 2018 @ 7.30pm
Ipswich to Yarmouth by Stage Coach Speaker: Linda Sexton Thursday 15th February 2018 @ 7.30pm
New Year Resolutions: What do we want to change? Discussion Evening and payment of subs Thursday 18th January 2018 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Supper Celebrating the festive season Thursday 21st December 2017 @ 7.30pm
Annual Meeting followed by "Canine Partners" Election of Officers for the coming year followed by speaker Alison Suzan with Rufus. Thursday 16th November 2017 @ 7.30pm
Cheeses of Suffolk Speakers: Katherine and Jason Salisbury Thursday 19th October 2017 @ 7.30pm
Tumult and Tears Speaker: Viv Newman Thursday 21st September 2017 @ 7.30pm
Summer Outing Outing to Snape Maltings. See the secretary for further information. Saturday 19th August 2017
The Mayflower Project Speaker: Sean Day Thursday 20th July 2017 @ 7.30pm
Fiddle Quilts Organised by the committee Thursday 15th June 2017 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Meeting followed by "Don't get Scammed!" Discussion and voting on the Resolutions which will be going forward to the NFWI AGM followed by speaker: Matthew Spall. Thursday 18th May 2017 @ 7.30pm
Your Garden Speaker: Claire Mucklestone Thursday 20th April 2017 @ 7.30pm
Wonderful Hats Speaker: Oggi Welden Thursday 16th March 2017 @ 7.30pm
Life in another place Speaker: Andrea Mendel Thursday 16th February 2017 @ 7.30pm
The Iceni Choir Entertainment Thursday 19th January 2017 @ 7.30pm
From Verse to Worse Speaker: Ann Wilding Thursday 15th December 2016 @ 7.30pm
Meat for the Festive Season Speaker: Stuart Hasler Thursday 17th November 2016 @ 7.30pm
A year in a Suffolk Field Speaker: Chris Parfitt Thursday 20th October 2016 @ 7.30pm
The History of Knickers Speaker: Liza Jones Thursday 15th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party See the secretary for further information Thursday 28th July 2016
Writing Creatively Speaker: John Talman Thursday 16th June 2016 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Meeting Discussion of and voting on the Resolution(s) going forward to the National AGM Thursday 19th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
Matisse Inspirations Speaker: Elaine Butler Thursday 21st April 2016 @ 7.30pm
French Gastronomy Speaker: Fiona Cooper Thursday 17th March 2016 @ 7.30pm
My Life in Textiles Speaker: Mandy Boutell Thursday 18th February 2016 @ 7.30pm
A Right Royal Year Speaker: Ken Stone Thursday 21st January 2016 @ 7.30pm
Let's Sing Christmas With Joyce Kimber Thursday 17th December 2015 @ 7.30pm
AGM and "You are beautiful" Election of committee and officers followed by Samantha from All About You Thursday 19th November 2015 @ 7.30pm
Through Shot and Shell Speaker: Viv Newman Thursday 15th October 2015 @ 7.30pm
Ghostly Languard Fort Speaker: Richard Bradshaw Thursday 17th September 2015 @ 7.30pm
Group Visit Date etc to be confirmed, see the secretary for further information Saturday 1st August 2015
An Evening of Classical Guitar With Clive Burch Thursday 16th July 2015 @ 7.30pm
Antiques Roadshow Speaker: James Fletcher Thursday 18th June 2015 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Meeting A chance to discuss the Resolution(s) to be voted on at the National AGM followed by "What am I Thinking?". Thursday 21st May 2015 @ 7.30pm
Sutton Hoo Speaker: Annette Kilsworth Thursday 16th April 2015 @ 7.30pm
Open Event - Easter Sweet Making Demonstration With Jane Sago. All welcome - see attached poster for information and how to buy a ticket. Friday 27th March 2015 @ 9.30am - 11.30am
Taking Better Photographs Speaker: Christopher Farndale Thursday 19th March 2015 @ 7.30pm
Quilts and Quilting Speaker: Elizabeth Johnston Thursday 19th February 2015 @ 7.30pm
Go Batty! A Guide to Bats with Simon Leatherdale Thursday 15th January 2015 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Entertainment Majic Marvo leads our Christmas Celebration Thursday 19th December 2013 @ 7.30 pm
New Dawn India Maureen Clarke informs us about the Indian Project which is supported by a group of local people. We also have our AGM during this meeting. Competition - Something from India. Thursday 21st November 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Portrait Demonstration Steve Talmadge shows us how to create lifelike portraits. Competition - Childhood picture of yourself Monday 21st October 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Massage and Acupuncture Jo Banthorpe talks about the health giving properties of Massage and Acupuncture. Thursday 19th September 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Group visit We always try to spend some time out and about in August. Thursday 1st August 2013 @ To be arranged
Let's Sing The Kettle Girls will lead our singing - a lively event. Competition - An old song or music book. Thursday 18th July 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Suffragettes in and around Ipswich. Joy Bounds tells us about some pioneering Ipswich women. Competition - How many words can you make from 'Emilie Pankhurst' Thursday 20th June 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Making and Tasting homemade sausages. Ann Allen tickles our taste buds. Competition-a favourite sausage recipe. Thursday 16th May 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Cake Decorating Sally Mills will show us, in her studio, how to impress our friends with attractive cakes. Thursday 18th April 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Gardening for Dry Gardens and Gardeners' question time. Sue Sharman will help us to deal with dry summer months in our gardens. Competition - A garden on a plate. Thursday 21st March 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Gentle Pilates Jill Sharp will explain why and how gentle pilates exercises will help us to keep healthy, pain free, backs. Competition - School Sports Photo. Thursday 21st February 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Tales and Songs from the Countryside. Neil Catchpole will entertain us with some Suffolk culture. Competition - A Countryside artifact. Thursday 17th January 2013 @ 7.30 pm