Events Archive

Event Summary Date
Annual General Meeting Social entertainment Wednesday 10th November 2021 @ 7.30pm
Life as a Tennis Umpire Speaker - Wendy Smith Wednesday 13th October 2021
Suffolk Punch Trust Speaker - Sue van der Meulen Wednesday 8th September 2021 @ 7.30pm
Medical Detection/Alert Assistance Dogs Speaker - Norma Howell Wednesday 11th August 2021 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Christchurch Mansion Guided walk around the Mansion Wednesday 14th July 2021
Garden meeting A fun evening, with possible talk about Ipswich Mansion House (tbc) Monday 21st June 2021 @ 7.30pm
History of the River Gipping Speaker - Jerry Crease Wednesday 9th June 2021 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Shingle: Tales of Treasure & Trash speaker: Kate Osborne, a naturalist who founded Beach Bonkers Tuesday 11th May 2021 @ 7.00pm
CORAM - the first Children's Charity speaker - Jo Blyghton Wednesday 14th April 2021 @ 7.00pm
Suffolk Pickles Hedgehog Rescue Speaker - Paula Baker Wednesday 10th March 2021 @ 7.00pm
History of Suffolk Fire Service Speaker - Graham Saward Wednesday 10th February 2021 @ 7.00pm
Social evening on zoom Quiz and origami Wednesday 13th January 2021 @ 7.00pm
DIY Entertainment Entertainment to be announced Wednesday 9th December 2020 @ 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting Entertainment to be announced Wednesday 11th November 2020 @ 7.30pm
History of Butley Priory Speaker: Sheila Harrison Wednesday 14th October 2020 @ 7.30pm
Planting Pots for Winter Speaker: David Garnett Wednesday 9th September 2020 @ 7.30pm
A Guide to the Night Sky Speaker: David Murton Wednesday 12th August 2020 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Christchurch Mansion Guided Tour of the Mansion by Erica Burrows Wednesday 8th July 2020
An Introduction to Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Museum Speaker: Erica Burrows Wednesday 10th June 2020 @ 7.30pm
History of the River Gipping Speaker: Lewis Tyler Wednesday 13th May 2020 @ 7.30pm
Birthday - Chocolate Demo Entertainment: Hannah Smith Wednesday 8th April 2020 @ 7.30pm
litter pick, lunch and clothes sale Proceeds in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice Saturday 28th March 2020 @ 11.00 am - 3.30 pm
Royal Connections Speaker: Helen Reeve Wednesday 11th March 2020 @ 7.30pm
Ipswich Prostitute Murders Speaker: Janet Humphreys Wednesday 12th February 2020 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Community Foundation Speaker: Tim Holder Wednesday 8th January 2020 @ 7.30pm
Father Christmas, Myths and Mistletoe Speaker: Mike Wabe Wednesday 11th December 2019 @ 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting Entertainment to be announced Wednesday 13th November 2019 @ 7.30pm
Millennium Tower Speaker: Horry Parsons Wednesday 9th October 2019 @ 7.30pm
The Shelley Centre Speaker: Jan Derbyshire Wednesday 11th September 2019 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk East Centenary Day A fun packed day to celebrate 100 years of Suffolk East Tuesday 3rd September 2019 @ 11.00am - 8.00pm
World Tour by Container Ship Speaker: Peter Hesketh Wednesday 14th August 2019 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Bentwaters Park Fashion of the last 100 years Wednesday 10th July 2019 @ leave village 6.15pm
Honey Bees Speaker: Penny Robertson Wednesday 12th June 2019 @ 7.30pm
Centenary Windmill Trail 2019 WI's have been invited to create a 3D windmill in their village Saturday 1st June 2019 - Monday 30th September 2019 @ Open
My Time as Mayor Speaker: Roger Fern Wednesday 8th May 2019 @ 7.30pm
Birthday Party Lyn Mortimer Wednesday 10th April 2019 @ 7.00pm
Group Meeting A Sailor's Life Thursday 28th March 2019 @ 7.30pm
My Year in the Falklands Stephen Hope Wednesday 13th March 2019 @ 7.30pm
Local Walk Walk to Tuddenham Friday 1st March 2019 @ 10.30am
Hats & the art of Flower Making Speaker: Magdaleine Snowden Wednesday 13th February 2019 @ 7.30pm
Local Walk walk around Witnesham and Swilland Friday 18th January 2019 @ 10.30am start
Woodbridge Tide Mill Speaker: John Carrington Wednesday 9th January 2019 @ 7.30pm
Fused Glass Demonstration Speaker: Alison Mayston Wednesday 12th December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting Vote for your Officers and Committee Wednesday 14th November 2018 @ 7.30pm
A Year in Wildlife of RSPB Minsmere Speaker: Alex Bass Wednesday 10th October 2018 @ 7.30pm
A Short History of Shopping Speaker: Linda Sexton Wednesday 12th September 2018 @ 7.30pm
Danish Pastry Demonstration Speaker: Nanna Lay Wednesday 8th August 2018 @ 7.30pm
Visit to The Hut at Felixstowe Fish and Chip supper - how about going for a swim? Wednesday 11th July 2018 @ 7.30pm
Woodwork Demonstration Speaker: Tic Challis Wednesday 13th June 2018 @ 7.30pm
Ipswich Prostitute Murders Speaker: Janet Humphries Wednesday 9th May 2018 @ 7.30pm
Litter Pick and Lunch Litter Pick 10.00 am, Lunch 12.00 noon Saturday 28th April 2018
Birthday Party Entertainment Tuesday 10th April 2018 @ 6.30pm
The Blossom Appeal Easter Coffee Morning The three 'C's' - Coffee, Cakes, Crafts Saturday 24th March 2018 @ 10.00 am
Suffolk Ghosts and Hauntings Speaker: Robert Halliday Wednesday 14th March 2018 @ 7.30pm
English Student against the Nazis Speaker: Mike Rines Wednesday 14th February 2018 @ 7.30pm
Craft Group making crafts for Easter Monday 22nd January 2018 @ 7.00pm
January Walk Walk around Marlesford area, followed by lunch Thursday 18th January 2018 @ 10.30am start
Paper Sculpture Speaker: Mr C Hopper Wednesday 10th January 2018 @ 7.30pm
Inhouse Entertainment Seasonal Fun and Games Wednesday 13th December 2017 @ 7.30pm
Craft Day A family craft day for all ages Saturday 25th November 2017 @ 10.00am
Christmas Craft Day morning session - make a willow star; afternoon session make a snowman Saturday 25th November 2017 @ 9.30am
Annual General Meeting, followed by pudding evening bring along your favourite pudding and the recipe to share Wednesday 8th November 2017 @ 7.30pm
Gift Boxes Speaker: Sally Griffin Wednesday 11th October 2017 @ 7.30pm
Woodbridge walk A short walk of about 3 miles around Woodbridge, with visit to Tea Hut Friday 6th October 2017 @ 1.00pm
Craft Group sewing shopping bags Monday 25th September 2017 @ 7.30pm
Bingo and Buns Come along and play Bingo (cards provided), with buns for refreshments Saturday 16th September 2017 @ 2.00pm
Life of a Water Boatman Speaker: Brian Cornell Wednesday 13th September 2017 @ 7.30pm
Female Racing Driver Speaker: Celia Stevens Wednesday 9th August 2017 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Helmingham Hall Gardens Tour of Gardens Wednesday 12th July 2017 @ 7.00pm
Embroidery - Something to Celebrate Speaker: Helen Stevens Wednesday 14th June 2017 @ 7.30pm
Co-op Juniors Speaker: Pauline Walker Wednesday 10th May 2017 @ 7.30pm
Community Litter Pick village event to litter pick, followed by homemade soup in village hall at 12.30pm Saturday 22nd April 2017 @ 10.30am
Birthday Party Entertainment by Rachel Duffield Wednesday 12th April 2017 @ 6.30pm
Our 70th Birthday Party Entertainment: Derek Green Tuesday 11th April 2017 @ 7.30pm
A Year in Wildlife of RSPB Minsmere Speaker: Alex Bass Wednesday 8th March 2017 @ 7.30pm
Hidden Treasures of the Sea Speaker: Rob Spray Wednesday 8th February 2017 @ 7.30pm
Activ Ipswich Speaker: Mike McCarthy Wednesday 11th January 2017 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Fun and Food Christmas Party Wednesday 14th December 2016 @ 7.30pm
AGM AGM Wednesday 9th November 2016 @ 7.30pm
Memories of Old Suffolk and Songs of the Period Reverend John Robinson Wednesday 12th October 2016 @ 7.30pm
Craft Evening Anita Mordecai Wednesday 14th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
The Painted Face - A history of makeup Liza Jones Wednesday 10th August 2016 @ 7.30pm
My African Experiences David Jessop Wednesday 13th July 2016 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party Garden Party Fun and Games Wednesday 8th June 2016 @ 6.30pm
DJ Wines David Jones Wednesday 11th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
Birthday Party Entertainment Joyce Kimber Wednesday 13th April 2016 @ 6.30pm
End of a Rainbow Sophie Ayres Wednesday 9th March 2016 @ 7.30pm
Walk Circular walk Friday 12th February 2016 @ 10.45am
Climbing Everest Amanda Richmond Wednesday 10th February 2016 @ 7.30pm
Everyday Tudor Life Philip Roberts Wednesday 13th January 2016 @ 7.30pm
Ashley Cole and his Ukulele Ash Cole Wednesday 9th December 2015 @ 7.30pm
AGM Games/Entertainment Wednesday 11th November 2015 @ 7.30pm
Flowering Bulbs throughout the year Sonya Burrows Wednesday 14th October 2015 @ 7.30pm
Anyone for Tennis Christine James Wednesday 9th September 2015 @ 7.30pm
Organ donation Linda Warne Wednesday 12th August 2015 @ 7.30pm
A life of crime Ruth Dugdall Wednesday 8th July 2015 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party Bring and Buy Wednesday 10th June 2015
Guide Dogs for the Blind Silvia Hawes Wednesday 13th May 2015 @ 7.30pm
Birthday Party TBC Wednesday 8th April 2015
Brief encounter with Mandela, Orbinson and a hippo Gordon Paley Wednesday 11th March 2015 @ 7.30pm
So you think you know about tea Jane Paley Wednesday 11th February 2015 @ 7.30pm
Tudor Fashion Jacqueline Norman Wednesday 14th January 2015 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Party Committee - Surprise! Wednesday 10th December 2014 @ 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting Entertainment: Call my Bluff Wednesday 12th November 2014 @ 7.30pm
The Hearing Care Centre Karen Finch Wednesday 8th October 2014 @ 7.30pm
Oil Painting for Everyone Sue Warne Wednesday 10th September 2014 @ 7.30pm
45 Years at the Forge Mary Moore Wednesday 13th August 2014 @ 7.30pm
Stay Young and Beautiful Rita Dedman Wednesday 9th July 2014 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party Variety of stalls and competitions Wednesday 11th June 2014 @ 6.30pm
Ipswich walk Afternoon tea at Suffolk New College Tuesday 20th May 2014 @ 2pm
A Year in a Suffolk Field Chris Parfitt Wednesday 14th May 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Birthday Party N/A Wednesday 9th April 2014 @ 6.30pm
walk and lunch 2014 Guided Walk Saturday 22nd March 2014 @ 11.30am
St Elizabeth Hospice Paul Seymour Wednesday 12th March 2014 @ 7.30pm
Group Meeting To be announced Thursday 6th March 2014 @ 7.30pm
Suffragettes in Ipswich Joy Bounds Wednesday 12th February 2014 @ 7.30pm
Rumour - A Suffolk Scandal Angela Lawrence Wednesday 8th January 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Christmas Party A fun evening Wednesday 11th December 2013 @ 7.30pm
Annual Meeting and Christmas Decoration Workshop Christine Davies Wednesday 13th November 2013 @ 7.30pm
Artisan Smoke House Tim and Gill Matthews Wednesday 9th October 2013 @ 7.30pm
Group Meeting group meeting at Witnesham Village Hall Wednesday 25th September 2013
Ipswich Charter Tapestries Isobel Clover Wednesday 11th September 2013 @ 7.30pm
Versuvius, Pompeii and Sorrento Peninsular John Wood Wednesday 14th August 2013 @ 7.30pm
Lighthouse Women's Aid Jacqui Worbey Wednesday 10th July 2013 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party Variety of stalls and competitions Wednesday 12th June 2013 @ 6.30pm
Drought Gardening Sonya Burrows Wednesday 8th May 2013 @ 7.30pm
Group Meeting Group meeting at Hemingstone Wednesday 27th March 2013
Grandmother's Footsteps Jenny McCombe Wednesday 13th March 2013 @ 7.30pm
The Benefits of Massage Tracey Hardy Wednesday 13th February 2013 @ 7.30pm
Rumour - A Suffolk Scandal Angela Lawrence Tuesday 8th January 2013 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Made Easier Speaker: Master Chef David Ryan Wednesday 12th December 2012 @ 7.30pm
ANNUAL MEETING and "Call My Bluff." No speaker Wednesday 14th November 2012 @ 7.30pm
Frock Horror - Confessions of a Costume Designer Speaker: Miss Pauline Baker Wednesday 10th October 2012 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Accident Rescue Service Speaker: Mr Colin French Wednesday 12th September 2012 @ 7.30pm
Beads workshop Speaker: Mrs Sarah Greenwell Wednesday 8th August 2012 @ 7.30pm
Water Aid Speaker: Mr Paul Daley Wednesday 11th July 2012 @ 7.30pm
Our Own 'Royal' Garden Party A variety of stalls, competitions etc Wednesday 13th June 2012 @ 6.30pm
Resolutions and talk - History of Swilland and Witnesham Speaker: Mrs Barbara Butler Wednesday 9th May 2012 @ 7.30pm
Birthday Party Entertainment Wednesday 11th April 2012 @ 6.30pm
Grandma’s Footsteps Speaker Mrs Jenny McCombe Wednesday 14th March 2012 @ 7.30pm