Kirton and Falkenham Women’s Institute is part of the Orwell Group, which is one of the nineteen groups that constitute SEFWI, Suffolk East Federation of the Women’s Institute.
Founded in 1921, Kirton & Falkenham WI has around 40 members. Meetings are normally held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at Kirton & Falkenham Village Hall, Falkenham Road, Kirton, starting at 2.00pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome.
Meeting Address: Kirton & Falkenham Village Hall, Falkenham Road, Kirton IP10 0QW
GPS Coordinates: 52.005115, 1.323217
|From Verse to Worse||Ann Wilding will give a talk about limericks and there will be a competition for the best written limerick. We shall also be celebrating our 99th birthday.||Thursday 12th March 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Drought Gardening||A presentation on drought gardening given by Sonya Burrows and a competition for a pressed or dry flower picture.||Thursday 9th April 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Resolutions 2020||The meeting will hold a discussion on the resolutions for the AGM||Thursday 14th May 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Clara Woolnough, Nurse in WWI||An opportunity to hear Kate's discoveries from old postcards as well as to learn about nursing in WWI. The story of Clara Woolnough connects to the nearby village of Levington.||Thursday 11th June 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|For the Love of Cows||Norfolk farmer, Helen Reeve, will explain how she turned her hobby and passion into a business. The competition is "your favourite recipe using milk as the main ingredient".||Thursday 9th July 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Members' Garden Party||Let's hope for a sunny afternoon on which to enjoy our annual garden party.||Thursday 13th August 2020 @ 2 - 4pm||To be announced|
|Tai Chi||Ray Norris, a founder of the Suffolk Tai Chi Academy, will tell us more about the techniques and benefits of this gentle form of exercise. This month's competition is to make a Chinese lantern.||Thursday 10th September 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Members' Crafts - Show and Tell||Members will bring along their favourite craft to share their experiences and interests with the branch.||Thursday 8th October 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Colour You Beautiful||Style hints and tips from local colour and image consultant, Helen Garth. We shall also hold our AGM at this meeting.||Thursday 12th November 2020 @ 2 - 4pm|
|Christmas Celebrations 2020 with 'What, No Cake?'||Our celebrations will be lead by local Ukelele band, What No Cake? The competition is to write new words to the tune of White Christmas.||Thursday 10th December 2020 @ 2 - 4pm tbc|
Knit and Natter group ~ Outings ~ Lunches ~ Sales ~ Litter picking
Kirton & Falkenham WI has its own website, which can be found here.
If you would like to know more about Kirton & Falkenham 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.