Events Archive

Event Summary Date
Open afternoon Members are invited to bring along friends and neighbours for a cup of tea and a friendly chat Monday 19th August 2019
Strawberry Tea A social event where members enjoy a cream tea and fresh strawberries, along with a quiz and some in-house entertainment. Monday 15th July 2019
Julie Theaker Harpist Julie will bring along some harps to play and will tell us about their history and her musical journey Monday 17th June 2019
Resolutions Our resolution meeting where we discuss the national resolutions shortlisted for 2019 that are available for our votes Monday 20th May 2019
Melton WI Auction Our members bring items to be auctioned to raise funds for Melton WI. Great fun and an annual favourite Monday 15th April 2019
Henstead Exotic Gardens A talk by Andrew Brogan, owner and creator of Henstead Exotic Gardens Monday 18th March 2019
A Royal Year Ken Stone will talk to us about events in the royal calendar Monday 18th February 2019
5th Birthday 'Cake and Games Cake and games to celebrate the 5th birthday of Melton WI Monday 21st January 2019
Christmas party A great way to end the year with food, fun and entertainment with a Christmas theme Monday 17th December 2018 @ 2 pm
Annual meeting An opportunity to look back over the year so far and think about future events, as well as the election of our Committee & President for the coming year Monday 19th November 2018 @ 2 pm
Felting, Yesterday and Today Elizabeth Taylor will give a talk and demonstration of the technique of felting, illustrated with beautiful examples of her work Monday 15th October 2018 @ 2 pm
Suffolk Honey, talk and tasting Penny Robertson from Suffolk Honey will talk to us about beekeeping and the benefits of honey Monday 17th September 2018 @ 2 pm
Open meeting Members are invited to bring along friends and neighbours for a cup of tea and a friendly chat Monday 20th August 2018 @ 2 pm
Strawberry tea A social event where members enjoy a cream tea and fresh strawberries, along with a quiz and some in-house entertainment. Monday 16th July 2018 @ 2 pm
Life and laughs of a local journalist Lynne Mortimer from the East Anglian Daily Times will share some of her experience of working as a journalist Monday 18th June 2018 @ 2 pm
Resolutions Our resolution meeting where we discuss the national resolutions shortlisted for 2018 that are available for our votes Monday 21st May 2018 @ 2 pm
Melton WI Auction Members of Melton WI will bring along items to be auctioned in aid of WI funds Monday 16th April 2018 @ 2pm
Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses Jason Sailsbury owns Suffolk Farmhouse cheeses and produces cheese from the milk of their own pedigree Guernseys. Jason will talk about the production process and perhaps bring along a few samples Monday 19th March 2018 @ 2pm
Will writing and Estate planning A talk on will writing and estate planning by Marie Brown Monday 19th February 2018 @ 2pm
Christmas Party A Christmas Party hosted by committee members - more details to follow Wednesday 20th December 2017 @ 2pm
Annual Meeting Our Annual General meeting Monday 20th November 2017 @ 2pm
Rumour - a Suffolk Scandal in 1914 Angela Lawrence, former BBC journalist and member of Woodbridge Cruising Club, will talk about the consequences of the WW1 campaign to root out German spies Monday 16th October 2017 @ 2pm
Folk and Decorative art Professional decorative artist Heather Prince will give an insight into the history of a form of folk and decorative art Monday 18th September 2017 @ 2pm
Strawberry Tea Our committee members will host a strawberry tea party Monday 17th July 2017 @ 2pm
Romania, Mountains and Monasteries Jennifer Jones will transport us to Romania to visit mountains and monasteries Monday 19th June 2017 @ 2pm
Resolutions Ann Nunn will discuss this year's resolutions Monday 15th May 2017 @ 2pm
Tudor Fashion Jacqueline Norman makes male and female Tudor costumes and will give us a glimpse into life in the 1500's Monday 24th April 2017 @ 2pm
Running a Nursery, the changing seasons Susie Davis from Katie's Garden Nursery, Newbourne will give an insight into running a nursery and the changing seasons Monday 20th March 2017 @ 2pm
Auction and Quiz Bring along an item to be auctioned for local funds and take part in a quiz Monday 20th February 2017 @ 2pm
Xmas Party and Festive Decoration Comp Time to celebrate Christmas and show off your wreath/table decoration skills Monday 19th December 2016 @ 2:00pm
AGM & Quiz A resume of all that Melton WI has been involved in during the year,nominations for the 2017 committee plus a chance to challenge yourself in a table top quiz Monday 21st November 2016 @ 2:00pm
Ghosts of Landguard Fort Richard Bradshaw will give us an insight into the history of Felixstowe's Landguard Fort Monday 17th October 2016 @ 2:00pm
Samaritans Purse/Operation Christmas Child Marilyn Coates will explain the work of Samaritans Purse/Op Xmas Child Monday 19th September 2016 @ 2:00pm
Strawberry Tea A chance to chat with old and new friends whilst enjoying a strawberry tea Monday 18th July 2016 @ 2:00pm
Hatch, Match and Despatch Mrs Jane Parker will give us an insight into the life of a registrar Monday 20th June 2016 @ 2:00pm
Resolutions and Competition Members will discuss and vote on which resolution to take forward Competition to be a plant or flower from your garden Monday 16th May 2016 @ 2:00pm
Garden Nursery talk A talk by David Garnett on his plant nursery Monday 18th April 2016 @ 2:00pm
Trek for Life Speaker Tina Oldfield will talk about a 'Trek for Life' Monday 21st March 2016 @ 2:00pm
Auction & Make & Taste Members to bring a pudding and a recipe to taste and share. Monday 15th February 2016 @ 2:00pm
'DJ Wines from Earl Soham' Derek Jones will give a talk on local wines Monday 18th January 2016 @ 2:00pm
Christmas Party Celebrating the Festive Season Monday 21st December 2015 @ 2pm
AGM Election of committee and officers Monday 16th November 2015 @ 2pm
Japanese Contrasts Speaker: Chris Parfitt Monday 19th October 2015 @ 2pm
The Truth about Climate Change Speaker: Prof. John Midwinter Monday 21st September 2015 @ 2pm
Strawberry Tea Come and enjoy afternoon tea Monday 20th July 2015 @ 2pm
Bell Ringing With Peggy Sealy Monday 15th June 2015 @ 2pm
Resolutions Meeting A chance to discuss the Resolution to be voted on at the National AGM with our WI Adviser Ann Nunn. Monday 18th May 2015 @ 2pm
Sue Ryder Charity Speaker: Susan Doe Monday 20th April 2015 @ 2pm
Transcendental Meditation Speaker: Felicity Kaplan Monday 16th March 2015 @ 2pm
Quiz Test your General Knowledge Monday 16th February 2015 @ 2pm
Radio Suffolk With Presenter Mark Murphy Monday 19th January 2015 @ 2pm