Events Archive

Event Summary Date
July Meeting Fakes and Forgeries with Tim Turner Monday 6th July 2020 @ 7.30pm
June Meeting Perrenial Mr Potter with Brian Thurlow Monday 1st June 2020 @ 7.30pm
May Meeting Headway - the Brain Injury Association with Helen Fairweather Monday 4th May 2020
April Meeting Flower Arranging for Easter with Pauline Squirrel Monday 6th April 2020 @ 7.30pm
March Meeting The Dying Process with Edwina Hughes Monday 2nd March 2020 @ 7.30pm
February Meeting Trekking the World for Charity with Kenneth Snow Monday 3rd February 2020 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Crackers Fun Night A surprise fun night for members Tuesday 3rd December 2019 @ 7.30pm
AGM followed by "The History of Bacton WI" AGM followed by member Rose Graham speaking on the history of Bacton WI Monday 4th November 2019 @ 7.30pm
Birthday Meal and Centenary Celebrations Bacton WIs 100th Birthday Party Monday 7th October 2019 @ 7.30pm
Chasing the Sun with Jennifer Gibbs A journey to Eastern Turkey to discover magnificent Cappadocia Monday 2nd September 2019 @ 7.30pm
Creation of Henstead Exotic Garden Andrew Brogan relates the idea behind his beautiful garden and the way he went about setting it out. Monday 5th August 2019 @ 7.30pm
Visit, Tea and Tour of Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses with Jason Salisbury Following on from and earlier talk at Bacton with Jason - we now get to see where the cheeses are made Monday 1st July 2019 @ 7.30pm
A Guide to a Healthy Diet and Exercise Carolyn Coleby of "Suffolk One Life" suggests adjustments to our diet and exercise regime to create a healthier you. Monday 3rd June 2019 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Debate and Who do You think you Are In house debate on this year's resolutions from NFWI Tuesday 14th May 2019 @ 7.30pm
Experiences of a Wimbledon Lineswoman with Wendy Smith Wendy Smith with many years experience as a Wimbledon Lineswoman relates some interesting tales. Monday 1st April 2019 @ 7.30pm
Creative Journals with Chris Lawson. How to create a diary with a difference Monday 4th March 2019 @ 7.30pm
Confessions of a Speaker with Bob Harding Jones Bob Jones is a writer and poet. He compiles hilarious and socially provocative newspaper and magazine articles Monday 4th February 2019 @ 7.30pm
The Christmas Goose with Nicola Chapman Monday 3rd December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Play Games Annual Meeting Monday 5th November 2018 @ 7.30pm
Echoes of "La Bal Musette" with Linda Lyons Monday 1st October 2018 @ 7.30pm
Nordic Walking The technique of Nordic Walking Monday 3rd September 2018 @ 7.30pm
Birth of "The Small Gardener" with Rajal Shah Monday 6th August 2018 @ 7.30pm
Wildlife on Suffolk Coast and Heath with Mr Alex Bass Monday 2nd July 2018 @ 7.30pm
Felting Yesterday and Today with Elizabeth Taylor Monday 4th June 2018 @ 7.30pm
CPR and First Aid in the Home with Colette Flude Monday 14th May 2018 @ 7.30pm
Trek for Life Tina Oldfield Monday 9th April 2018 @ 7.30pm
Tarts, Treats and Tales of Africa With Speaker Liz Mellon Monday 4th December 2017 @ 7.30pm
Alaska With Speaker Geoff Evans Monday 6th November 2017 @ 7.30pm
A Woman for All Seasons Eliza McClelland will entertain us with a fun mixture of stories, poems and jokes Monday 2nd October 2017 @ 7.30pm
East Coast Truckers Jackie Noy will tell us more about this charity "delivering loads of fun to special children" Monday 4th September 2017 @ 7.30pm
A Suffolk Scandal - 1914 With Speaker Angela Lawrence Monday 7th August 2017 @ 7.30pm
My Life in Music With Hattie Bennett Monday 3rd July 2017 @ 7.30pm
Tudor Costumes With Speaker Jackie Norman Monday 5th June 2017 @ 7.30pm
Felting Yesterday and Today With Speaker Elizabeth Taylor. We will also discuss and vote on the Resolution going forward to the NFWI AGM. Monday 8th May 2017 @ 7.30pm
Building the Millennium Tower at St Edmundsbury Cathedral With Speaker Horry Parsons Monday 3rd April 2017 @ 7.30pm
Reflexology with Demonstration With Penny Simmonds Monday 6th March 2017 @ 7.30pm
How does your Garden Grow? With Speaker Karen Sandes Monday 6th February 2017 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Party Games, Quizzes, Puzzles and Demonstrations. Monday 5th December 2016 @ 7.30pm
Making a Christmas Crib Creating ornaments and figures with Amanda Manley Monday 7th November 2016 @ 7.30pm
Cartoon and Comedy Speaker: Mark Reynolds Monday 3rd October 2016
Suffolk Accident and Rescue Service With a speaker from SARS Monday 5th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
The Life of a Trawlerman Speaker: Andy Malcolm Monday 1st August 2016 @ 7.30pm
Two Old Bags Gap Year travels for the elderly! With speaker Janice Hughes Monday 4th July 2016 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses Speaker: Jason Salisbury Monday 6th June 2016 @ 7.30pm
The Painted Face A History of Cosmetics with Liza Jones Monday 9th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
Plants Under Seige Speaker: Sonya Burrows Monday 4th April 2016 @ 7.30pm
Voice Cloud Relaxation, Health and Well-being through Music with Stephen Amer Monday 7th March 2016 @ 7.30pm
It'll be Alright on the Night! A humorous romp through the vicissitudes of an Amateur Dramatic group with speaker Gayle Wade Monday 1st February 2016 @ 7.30pm
A Post War Christmas Speaker: Rev. John Robinson Monday 7th December 2015 @ 7.30pm
"Mission Accomplished" and AGM Speaker: Tony Fowler following election of officers and AGM business Monday 2nd November 2015 @ 7.30pm
Happy Birthday to Us! Our Birthday Party with entertainment from The Kettle Girls Monday 5th October 2015 @ 7.30pm
The Great Bacton Bake Off With Suzanne Walkerden and Pat Kettle Monday 7th September 2015 @ 7.30pm
Painting Pots Gilly Bursnol instructs on decorating flower pots. Monday 3rd August 2015 @ 7.30pm
Styling Your Hair A chance for a lucky volunteer to have their hair styled by stylist from the John Oliver Salon Monday 6th July 2015 @ 7.30pm
A Pictorial History of Margaret Catchpole Speaker: Pip Wright Monday 1st June 2015 @ 7.30pm
Gardening - Shade and Light Speaker: Anne Etheridge. Also a discussion of the Resolution going forward to the National AGM. Monday 11th May 2015 @ 7.30pm
Tudor Fashion Speaker: Jacqui Norman Monday 13th April 2015 @ 7.30pm
Wildlife Photography Speaker: Paul Sawyer Monday 2nd March 2015 @ 7.30pm
Top End of Australia Speaker: Graham Jenner Friday 2nd January 2015 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Made Easier A talk by David Ryan Monday 1st December 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Annaul meeting Bacton WI Annual Meeting Monday 3rd November 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Bacton WI Birthday Party Bacton WI Birthday Party Monday 6th October 2014 @ 7.00 pm
Women at Work in WW1 A talk by Dr Christine Redington Monday 1st September 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Victorian Felixstowe A talk by Philip Hadwen Monday 4th August 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Avoid being a Statistic A talk by Terry Plumber Monday 7th July 2014 @ 7.30 pm
The Life of a Vet A talk by Brian Faulkner Monday 2nd June 2014 @ 7.30 pm
The Ballroom Experience A talk by Adrian Mole Monday 12th May 2014 @ 7.30 pm
The Art of Paper Sculpture A talk and demonstration by Colin Hopper Monday 7th April 2014 @ 7.30 pm
A Day in the Life of a Prison Chaplain Tony Fowler talking about the work he carries out as a prison Chaplin Monday 3rd March 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Behind The Curtain A talk by John Adam-Baker from The Wolsey Theatre Monday 3rd February 2014 @ 7.30 pm
A Regency Christmas Frances Hart talks about 'A Regency Christmas' Monday 2nd December 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Annual Meeting and a talk entitled 'What Do You Know About Tea?' Election of committee and President. A talk by Jane Paley Monday 4th November 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Birthday Party and Les Mis to Lion King A birthday meal details to be confirmed. Guest speaker Martyn Harrison Monday 7th October 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Roman Mosaics A talk by Laurence Payne on the History and How To Monday 2nd September 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Banking to Borstal A talk by David Hughes Monday 5th August 2013 @ 7.30 pm
The Life of a Trawerman A talk by Andy Malcolm Monday 1st July 2013 @ 7.30 pm
The Chocolate Lady An a afternoon trip to Steeple Bumpstead including chocolate tasting and cream tea. Monday 3rd June 2013 @ Afternoon. Time to be confirmed.
Resolutions followed by a Games Evening. Resolutions debate and member voting followed by a selection of games. Monday 13th May 2013 @ 7.30 pm
In Search of the Smoking Gun Forensic Science and Firearms. Part 1 New Scotland Yard. A talk by Brian Heard. Monday 8th April 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Women and Self Esteem A talk by Ms Charlie Didi Monday 4th March 2013 @ 7.30 pm
When is an Orange Legally a Banana? Nigel George will talk about legal matters Monday 4th February 2013 @ 7.30 pm
God Rest Ye Merry ..... Disastrous Christmas Gifts. A talk by Linda Scoles Monday 3rd December 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Bacton & District WI's Annual Meetin followed by a talk entitled 'Old Sayings and their Origins' The talk will be given by Peter Banham Monday 5th November 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Birthday Party Dinner followed by a talk entitled 'Moral Dilemmas and Mad Moments' A talk by Rachel Sloane Monday 1st October 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Tudor Costume A talk by Rosemary Muntus Monday 3rd September 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Acupuncture A talk on Acupuncture by Annya Stoddart Monday 6th August 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Cookery QuestionTime Cookery Questions with Helen Hardy Monday 2nd July 2012 @ 7.30 pm
The Craft of writing Comic Verse A talk by Eric Punaks Monday 11th June 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Resolutions & 'Who Do You Think You Were?' Presentation of Resolutions followed by debate and voting. Also some members will talk about their previous employment. Monday 14th May 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Miss Grimwade and the girls of Hope House A talk by Linda Sexton Monday 2nd April 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Do Plants Wear Coats A talk by Sonya Burrows Monday 5th March 2012 @ 7.30 pm
Banking to Borstal A talk by David Hughes entitled 'A Lifetime in Special Education' Monday 6th February 2012 @ 7.30 pm