Events Archive

Event Summary Date
How to Explore your Family Tree Speaker: Chris Broom Tuesday 13th August 2019 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party See the secretary for further details Tuesday 9th July 2019
Visit to the Costume Museum, Wantisden See the secretary for further details Tuesday 11th June 2019 @ 7pm
Resolutions Meeting Discussion and voting on the Resolutions for the NFWI AGM and a celebration for our 33rd Birthday Tuesday 14th May 2019 @ 7.30pm
The History of Leiston Abbey With Guest Speaker Tuesday 9th April 2019 @ 7.30pm
A Day in the Life of a Prison Dog Handler With Guest Speaker Tuesday 12th March 2019 @ 7.30pm
Katie's Pottery Demonstration and Practical Tuesday 12th February 2019 @ 7.30pm
Post Christmas Meal in Saxmundham See the secretary for further details Tuesday 15th January 2019
Call my Bluff Games evening Tuesday 8th January 2019 @ 7.30pm
My Tutu went AWOL Comedy and Songs from Iestyn Edwards Tuesday 11th December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Annual Meeting followed by games Election of committee and officers and look over the past year followed by social time. Tuesday 13th November 2018 @ 7.30pm
The NSPCC Speaker: Sarah Luflin Tuesday 9th October 2018 @ 7.30pm
A Seasonal Cookery Demonstration With Gill Denny Tuesday 11th September 2018 @ 7.30pm
Aldhurst Farm Wetlands A talk by EDF Energy Tuesday 14th August 2018 @ 7.30pm
A Foliage Arrangement With June Smith Tuesday 10th July 2018 @ 7.30pm
Treasure Hunt at Aldeburgh followed by a meal Members only for this event. Now full. Tuesday 12th June 2018
Resolutions Meeting and 32nd Birthday Discussion of and voting on the Resolution going forward to the NFWI AGM next month. Tuesday 8th May 2018 @ 7.30pm
Drought Gardening Speaker: Sonya Burrows Tuesday 13th March 2018 @ 7.30pm
Healthwatch Suffolk Speaker: Kerry Overton Tuesday 13th March 2018 @ 7.30pm
Garretts of Leiston and The Long Shop Museum Speaker: Anna-Marie Mercer Tuesday 13th February 2018 @ 7.30pm
Post Christmas Meal Join us at The Bell Hotel Tuesday 9th January 2018
Christmas Carols and Songs With The Leiston British Legion Band Tuesday 12th December 2017 @ 7.30pm
Annual Meeting Election of Officers for the coming year followed by a Bring and Buy sale Tuesday 14th November 2017 @ 7.30pm
Old Sayings and their Origins Speaker: Peter Banham Tuesday 10th October 2017 @ 7.30pm
A Seasonal Flower Arrangement With June Smith Tuesday 12th September 2017 @ 7.30pm
Garden Meeting See the secretary for further information. Tuesday 8th August 2017 @ 2pm* Note time
Popular Music of the 30s and 40s Speaker: Terry Mackley Tuesday 11th July 2017 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Helmingham Hall Gardens See the secretary for further information. Tuesday 20th June 2017
Hands-on Workshop Please bring along cotton fabric, scissors, needle, buttons and thread Tuesday 13th June 2017 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Meeting and 31st Birthday Discussion and voting on the Resolutions which will be going forward to the NFWI AGM Tuesday 9th May 2017 @ 7.30pm
Preparing a Lamb for the Oven With Gerard of Salters Butchers, Aldeburgh Tuesday 11th April 2017 @ 7.30pm
Ladybird Nurseries Spring Potting Demo With Bobby Booker Tuesday 14th March 2017 @ 7.30pm
Artificial Flowers Workshop With Georgina Moore Tuesday 14th February 2017 @ 7.30pm
Post Christmas Meal and Draw See the secretary for further information. Tuesday 10th January 2017
Christmas Singalong A fun evening with Richard Maisey Tuesday 13th December 2016 @ 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting The AGM business will be followed by table games Tuesday 8th November 2016 @ 7.30pm
Lunch and Treasure Hunt We will lunch at a local venue followed by a Treasure Hunt in Friston. See the secretary for further information Tuesday 11th October 2016
Working with Beads, past and present Speaker: Imogen Sheeran Tuesday 13th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Sweffling Rural Museum with Afternoon Tea See the secretary for further information Tuesday 9th August 2016 @ 2pm
Flower Arranging With June Smith Tuesday 12th July 2016 @ 7.30pm
Button Necklaces With Maggie Scott Tuesday 14th June 2016 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Meeting and 30th Birthday Party Discussion of and voting on the Resolution(s) going forward to the National AGM followed by a 30 Question quiz and members' party pieces Tuesday 10th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
Decorative Folk Art Speaker: Heather Prince Tuesday 12th April 2016 @ 7.30pm
Lighthouse Community Women's Aid A talk by the Ipswich Operations' Manager Tuesday 8th March 2016 @ 7.30pm
Play Reading Session With Richard Wills-Crisp and Wendy Browning Tuesday 9th February 2016 @ 7.30pm
Being a Pilot at Felixstowe Docks Speaker: Ian Love Tuesday 12th January 2016 @ 7.30pm
Round the Christmas Tree Decorations, Carols and Mince Pies Tuesday 8th December 2015 @ 7.30pm
AGM and Social Evening Election of committee and officers followed by a chance to chat with friends Tuesday 10th November 2015 @ 7.30pm
Textile Workshop Come along and have a go Tuesday 13th October 2015 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Sizewell B See secretary for further information Tuesday 8th September 2015
Himalayan Journey Speaker: Chris Parfitt Tuesday 11th August 2015 @ 7.30pm
Flower Arranging Workshop With June Smith Tuesday 14th July 2015 @ 7.30pm
Treasure Hunt at Orford See secretary for further information Tuesday 9th June 2015
Resolutions and Knodishall Local History Society A chance to discuss the Resolution(s) to be voted on at the National AGM also a display and presentation by the History Society Tuesday 12th May 2015 @ 7.30pm
Lighthouse Women's Aid A talk by the Operations Manager from Ipswich Tuesday 14th April 2015 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Curiosities Speaker: Peter Driver Tuesday 10th March 2015 @ 7.30pm
Local Chocolate from Bean to Bar Speaker: Rob Sledmore Tuesday 10th February 2015 @ 7.30pm
Post Christmas Meal See secretary for further information Tuesday 13th January 2015
A Christmas Medley Speaker: Richard Crisp Tuesday 9th December 2014 @ 7.30pm
AGM and Social Election of Officers and AGM business Tuesday 11th November 2014 @ 7.30pm
A Musical Tour of the British Isles Speaker: Joyce Kimber Wednesday 8th October 2014 @ 7.30pm
A1120 The Roman Road from Yoxford to Stowupland Speaker: Canon Basil Jenkins Tuesday 9th September 2014 @ 7.30pm
Apostleship of the Sea Speaker: Sister Marian Davey (Port Chaplain) Tuesday 12th August 2014 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party See the secretary for further information Tuesday 8th July 2014
An Outsider Inside No. 10 Speaker: John Warwicker Tuesday 10th June 2014 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions and Birthday Meeting A chance to find out more about the resolutions to be discussed at the National AGM. Also celebrate our 28th Birthday. Tuesday 13th May 2014 @ 7.30pm
The History of Butley Priory Speaker: Sheila Harrison Tuesday 8th April 2014 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Meal See Secretary for further information Tuesday 10th December 2013
Annual General Meeting and Social Evening Election of Officers and Committee and social night Tuesday 12th November 2013 @ 7.30pm
Love Food, Hate Waste With Jane Sago Tuesday 8th October 2013 @ 7.30pm
Nicols Butchers A talk by Chris from the Leiston Butchers. Tuesday 10th September 2013 @ 7.30pm
Members' Meeting Evening organised by the WI members. Tuesday 13th August 2013 @ 7.30pm
Theatre Trip to Aldeburg See secretary for further information Thursday 1st August 2013 @ Date to be arranged
St Elizabeth's Hospice A talk by Gemma Holland Tuesday 11th June 2013 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions Meeting and 27th Birthday Discussion of the Resolution for the National AGM and celebration of Knodishall WI's 27th Birthday Tuesday 14th May 2013 @ 7.30pm
The Work of the RNLI A talk by Alison Norman Tuesday 9th April 2013 @ 7.30pm
Heartbeat Entertainment from the singing group Tuesday 12th March 2013 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Meal Contact Secretary for further details Tuesday 11th December 2012
Annual General Meeting Social Evening Tuesday 13th November 2012 @ 7.30pm
Members' Craft Workshop Craft Meeting Tuesday 9th October 2012 @ 7.30pm
"Samaritan's Purse" Speaker Mrs Marion Coates Tuesday 11th September 2012 @ 7.30pm
"Stories from old local newspapers" Speaker Pip Wright Tuesday 14th August 2012 @ 7.30pm
Garden Meeting Contact Secretary for further details Tuesday 10th July 2012
"Eccentric Ladies of the 20th Century according to Joyce Grenfell" Speaker Pat Scott Tuesday 12th June 2012 @ 7.30pm