Events Archive

Event Summary Date
A day in the life of a St Elizabeth Hospice Volunteer Talk about the valuable work done by the volunteers at St Elisabeth Hospice Thursday 18th June 2020 @ 19:30
Living History at Blickling Hall, Norfolk with Lizzie Scott Open Meeting for members Friends and family - Living History at Blickling Hall, Norfolk with Lizzie Scott Thursday 21st May 2020 @ 19:30
'Beetle Drive' Member led evening of Fun and Games with a Beetle Drive Thursday 16th April 2020 @ 19:30
Birds of Prey with Andy Hulme Talk about Birds of Prey Thursday 19th March 2020 @ 19:30
History of the East Suffolk Line with Bob Webb Talk about the history of the East Suffolk Line Thursday 20th February 2020 @ 19:30
Medical Detection Dogs with Norma Howell Talk about the work of Medical Detection Dogs Thursday 16th January 2020 @ 19:30
Christmas meeting with songs from 'A Capella Group' Christmas meeting with entertainment from 'A Capella Group' Thursday 19th December 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
British Royal Family During the last year with Ken Stone Monthly meeting followed by a talk about the British Royal Family during the last year given by Ken Stone Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
R.A.B.I. - Helping the farming community with Lucy Bellefontaine Monthly meeting followed by a talk about R.A.B.I. - Helping the Farming Community with Lucy Bellefontaine Thursday 17th October 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
A Year in a Suffolk Field with Chris Parfitt Talk about a year in a Suffolk field with Chris Parfitt. Tuesday 15th October 2019 @ 19:30
The Workings of Waitrose Monthly meeting followed by a talk about the workings of Waitrose Thursday 19th September 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Birthday Meeting and My Life in Cartoons by Marko Birthday Meeting - with Cartoons by Marko Thursday 18th July 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Birthday meeting - Sea Shanties and Maritime Music with Stephen Amer Birthday meeting - Sea Shanties and Maritime Music with Stephen Amer Tuesday 16th July 2019 @ 19:30
Suffolk Tai Chi Monthly meeting followed by Ray Norris from Suffolk Tai Chi Thursday 20th June 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Sysewell Gap - Traditional music, songs and instruments Monthly meeting followed by an entertaining musical evening with Sysewell Gap Thursday 16th May 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Our Beautiful Bees with Steve Barrett Monthly meeting followed by Steve Barrett talking about our Beautiful Bees Thursday 18th April 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Stokes Sauces with Rick Sheepshank Monthly meeting followed by Rick Sheepshank talking to us about Stokes Sauces Thursday 21st March 2019 @ 7:30 - 9:30
100 Years of SEFWI - Jill Denny Monthly meeting followed by Jill Denny giving us an insight into 100 years of SEFWI Thursday 21st February 2019 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Bressingham Steam museum and Gardens Monthly meeting followed by Dave Steward talking about Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens Thursday 17th January 2019 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Members evening Members evening - details to follow Thursday 20th December 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Annual meeting then Leonard Cheshire by Barbara McElroy Annual meeting followed by talk by Barbara McElroy on Leonard Cheshire Thursday 15th November 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Hatch, match & despatch: turkish style - Jenny Gibbs Monthly meeting followed by Hatch, match & despatch: turkish style - Jenny Gibbs Thursday 18th October 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
My Journey into spinning - Sue Corp Monthly meeting followed by Sue Corp telling us about her journey into spinning Thursday 20th September 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Summer Event/Outing Outing/Event - details will be updated once finalised Thursday 16th August 2018
Birthday Meeting Birthday Meeting - details will be given nearer the event Thursday 19th July 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Flowers and hats with Magda Snowden Monthly meeting followed by Magda Snowden leading a craft session making fabric flowers as fascinators and decorations for hats. Thursday 21st June 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Someone Has to do it - Rodney Tibbs OPEN MEETING - Friends and family welcome. Someone Has to do it - Rodney Tibbs Thursday 17th May 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Josephine Baker - An American in Paris - Pauline Short Monthly meeting followed by Pauline Short talking about Josephine Baker Thursday 19th April 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Talk - Tony Lawrence, Framlingham College Monthly meeting with business followed by speaker - 40 years at Framlingham College with Tony Lawrence Thursday 15th March 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Antiques and Auctions with Geoffrey Barfoot Monthly meeting with business followed by speaker - Antiques and Auctions with Geoffrey Barfoot Thursday 15th February 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
Let's sing with Stephen Amer Start the new year with a song to chase away the January blues. Singing with Stephen Amer Thursday 18th January 2018 @ 19:30 to 21:30
UFC Talk - Christmas Miscellany Talk by Mark Mitchels - Christmas Miscellany. No competition Thursday 21st December 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
UFC Talk - Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses Talk by Jason Salisbury - Suffolk Farmhouse cheeses. Competition - Six cheese straws Thursday 16th November 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Group Autumn Meeting Group Autumn Meeting - Please contact secretary for information and tickets. Thursday 2nd November 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
UFC Talk - Type 2 Diabetes Talk by Kaye Dawe - Type 2 Diabetes. No competition Thursday 19th October 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
UFC Talk - Foraging Talk by Vivia Bamford - Foraging. Competition - A foraged arrangement in a teacup Thursday 21st September 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Summer outing Summer Outing - details will be given nearer the time Thursday 17th August 2017 @ TBA
Birthday Meeting Birthday Meeting - details will be given nearer the event Thursday 20th July 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Talk - The History of Sayings Talk by Peter Banham - History of Sayings. Competition - A favourite family saying Thursday 15th June 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Suffolk Show Suffolk Show. Further details to follow. Wednesday 31st May 2017 - Thursday 1st June 2017 @ All day
Talk and Demonstration - Morris Men WESTBURY CENTRE Talk and demonstraion by Mike Garland - Morris Men. No competition Thursday 18th May 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
OPEN MEETING - Talk - Bury St Edmunds Millenium tower OPEN MEETING - Harry Parsons - Bury St Edmunds Millenium Tower. Competition Photo of a tree or part thereof Thursday 20th April 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Group Spring Meeting - hosted by Dalinghoo Group Spring Meeting hosted by Dalinghoo. Details to follow. Further information from Secretary. Tuesday 4th April 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Talk - Ernest Hemingway - The man Talk by Barbara McElroy - Ernest Hemingway - The Man. No competition Thursday 16th March 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Federation Annual Meeting Federation Annual Meeting - all day event, bring packed lunch. Please contact secretary for information and booking a ticket. Tuesday 7th March 2017 @ All day
Talk - Bulbs throughout the year Talk by Sonya Burrows - Bulbs throughout the year. Competition - A pot of Bulbs Thursday 16th February 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
The Northern Lights Awards presentation. Resolutions presentation. Hilary Martin talking about her trip to see The Northern lights. Competition - A stunning sky Thursday 19th January 2017 @ 7:30 - 9:30
Christmas Desert Island Gifts An evening organised by the members Thursday 15th December 2016 @ 7.30pm
A Turkish Shirley Valentine Speaker: Jenny Gibbs Thursday 17th November 2016 @ 7.30pm
Ernest Hemingway - The Man Speaker: Barbara McElroy Thursday 20th October 2016 @ 7.30pm
Medieval Poetry - but not as you know it! Speaker: Richard Langridge Thursday 15th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
Summer Outing Date, time etc to be confirmed. Contact the secretary for further information. Monday 1st August 2016
Birthday Meeting Celebrating Framlingham WI's Birthday Thursday 21st July 2016 @ 7.30pm
Flower Arranging Speaker: Mary Holt Thursday 16th June 2016 @ 7.30pm
Coco Chanel Speaker: Pauline Short Thursday 19th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
Aldeburgh Delicatessen Speaker: Claire Lawson Thursday 21st April 2016 @ 7.30pm
Ipswich Murders Speaker: Alan Caton Thursday 17th March 2016 @ 7.30pm
Pigs and Packaging Speaker: Richard Wright Thursday 18th February 2016 @ 7.30pm
American Town in the UK Speaker: Park Sims Thursday 21st January 2016 @ 7.30pm
Round The Horn - Christmas meeting Christmas meeting with speakers Thursday 17th December 2015 @ 19.30
The Life and Laughs of a Local journalist - Annual meeting AGM with speaker Thursday 19th November 2015 @ 19.30
Framlingham hosting Details tbc Thursday 29th October 2015 @ 19.30
Weather and Climate Change Monthly meeting with speaker Thursday 15th October 2015 @ 19.30
Felting, Yesterday and Today Monthly meeting with speaker Thursday 17th September 2015 @ 19.30
A walk around historic Ipswich A guided summer walk with afternoon tea at The Arlington Thursday 20th August 2015 @ Afternoon - time TBC
Red White and Blue Afterrnoon Tea Garden Party Thursday 16th July 2015
Large Grey and Unmistakable Monthly meeting with speaker Thursday 18th June 2015
Pray Silence for.... Monthly meeting with speaker Thursday 21st May 2015 @ 19.30
Tudor Fashions Monthly meeting with speaker Thursday 16th April 2015 @ 19.30
Neil Catchpole at Brandeston Group meeting - see clipboard for further details Tuesday 14th April 2015
Two Suffolk Teachers' Ascent of Everest Monthly meeting with speaker Thursday 19th March 2015 @ 07.30
Annual Council Meeting Framlingham members wishing to attend please book places through our secretary Tuesday 3rd March 2015 @ Doors open 09.15
The Story of a Bevin Boy The story of a Suffolk boy who was drafted down the mines in the 2nd world war. Thursday 19th February 2015 @ 19.30
An Outsider Inside Number 10 Learn more about the mysteries of the Prime Minister's residence Thursday 15th January 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Crafts at Christmas The meeting craft group leads another hands on where we produce Christmas themed items. Thursday 18th December 2014
Desert Island Discs A mystery guest will choose their favourite music and tell us about their choices. Thursday 20th November 2014
Crippen One of our favourite speakers returns to tell us all about a notorious murderer Thursday 16th October 2014
Cambridge College Gardens A fascinating insight into one of our national treasures. Thursday 18th September 2014 @ 7.30
Outing Take a river trip from Snape Maltings. Thursday 21st August 2014
Birthday Meeting Learn more about Europe by sampling wine and cheese Thursday 17th July 2014 @ 7.30
The Himalayan Journey Enjoy spectacular images of this interesting part of the world. Thursday 19th June 2014 @ 7.30
A year in the life of Minsmere A local naturalist takes us through a year a this popular RSPB site. Thursday 15th May 2014 @ 7.30
The work of the Hospice At short notice Fiona is replacing our booked speaker and will tell us about our local hospice Thursday 17th April 2014 @ 7.30
Experience in the modern Prison Service The Governor of Hollesley Bay Prison tells us about our local prison. Thursday 20th March 2014 @ 7.30
The maritime history of Woodbridge Learn more about a local town's maritime history Thursday 20th February 2014 @ 7.30
Ring out the old ring in the new All about Bellringing Thursday 16th January 2014 @ 7.30
Christmas Quiz Ian has been a keen member of a local pub quiz team and is very knowledgeable- This should be fun and informative! Thursday 19th December 2013 @ 7.30
Old Framlingham/ AGM John has a wide knowledge about Framlingham- come and find out how things used to be. Thursday 21st November 2013 @ 7.30
EDF Energy' New Nuclear Build Programme Find out more about the proposed Sizewell C project Thursday 17th October 2013 @ 7.30
Round the World in a thousand beads This lady is not just well known for being Ed's mum! Thursday 19th September 2013 @ 7.30
Birthday Party By popular request we are taking afternoon tea again Thursday 18th July 2013 @ TBC
British Bats -an introduction This talk comes highly recommended by members who have heard Susan speak elsewhere Thursday 20th June 2013 @ 7.30
Stay young and beautiful You are as young as you feel ! Thursday 16th May 2013 @ 7.30
The perennial Mr Potter A talk that comes highly recommended Thursday 18th April 2013 @ 7.30
The history of Butley Priory A fascinating insight to a building not normally open to the public Thursday 21st March 2013 @ 7.30
Education in 2013 A must to update you on the many current changes in education. Thursday 21st February 2013 - Thursday 21st February 2013 @ 7.30
Snapshots of India Hilary takes us on yet another fascinating journey of India Thursday 17th January 2013 - Thursday 17th January 2013 @ 7.30
Life upon the wicked stage AGM also Thursday 15th November 2012 @ 7.30
Gardens and Gardening There is also a plant sale Thursday 18th October 2012 @ 7.30
Sutton Hoo Mark is a popular speaker with our WI Thursday 20th September 2012 @ 7.30
Hollesley Bay Colony Stud Following our fascinating talk last year we are going to see for ourselves! Thursday 16th August 2012 @ TBA
Afternoon garden party With hats and 'posh frocks' Thursday 19th July 2012 @ 2.30
Travel Michaela is our local expert based in Framlingham Thursday 21st June 2012 @ 7.30
Ipswich Waterfront armchair walk See what has happened to this interesting part of Ipswich Thursday 17th May 2012 @ 7.30
contributions from the members Come along and be entertained by our talented members Thursday 19th April 2012 @ 7.30
Spring Tombola Come along and win a prize every time! Saturday 31st March 2012 - Saturday 31st March 2012 @ 10- 1.30
The girls of Hope House There is also a bring and buy Thursday 15th March 2012 @ 7.30