Events Archive

Event Summary Date
Annual Meeting Election of Officers and a look back over the year followed by Craft Evening Wednesday 20th November 2019 @ 7.15pm
Being a Lady Funeral Director Speaker: Sarah Waterson Wednesday 16th October 2019 @ 7.30pm
WW1 - A Suffolk Scandal Speaker: Angela Lawrence Wednesday 18th September 2019 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party See the secretary for further details Wednesday 21st August 2019
Quiet Lanes of Suffolk Speaker: Neil Winship Wednesday 17th July 2019 @ 7.30pm
Turkish Cuisine Speaker: Jenny Gibbs Wednesday 19th June 2019 @ 7.30pm
A Year in the Life of a Beehive Speaker: Laurie Wiseman Wednesday 15th May 2019 @ 7.30pm
Ipswich Hospital Blossom Appeal Finding out more and raising funds for the appeal Wednesday 17th April 2019 @ 7.30pm
Unusual Suffolk Gravestones Speaker: Robert Halliday Wednesday 20th March 2019 @ 7.30pm
Village Lunch Open lunch for village raising funds for the WI Saturday 2nd March 2019 @ 12noon to 2pm
Japanese Blossom Speaker: Cathy Brown Wednesday 20th February 2019 @ 7.30pm
The Secrets of Sutton Hoo Speaker: Pauline Moore Wednesday 16th January 2019 @ 7.30pm
January meeting - The secrets of Sutton Hoo by Mrs Pauline Moore Competition - My favourite Christmas card Wednesday 16th January 2019 @ 7:30pm
December meeting - Quiz and games evening Bring along your secret Santa gift Wednesday 19th December 2018 @ 7:30pm
November meeting and AGM - RSPB Minsmere Competition - Something made of feathers Wednesday 21st November 2018 @ Earlier time of 7:15pm
October meeting - Suffragettes around Ipswich by Joy Bounds Competition - Something made of green and purple Wednesday 17th October 2018 @ 7:30pm
September meeting - A royal year by Ken Stone Competition - A piece of royal memorabilia Wednesday 19th September 2018 @ 7:30pm
Garden Party A summer garden party Wednesday 15th August 2018 @ TBC
July meeting - Ageism and loneliness by Gill Bishop Competition - A tip for a long and happy life Wednesday 18th July 2018 @ 7:30pm
June meeting - Fish and Chips at The Hut @ Felixstowe - TBC An evening out Wednesday 20th June 2018 @ TBC
May meeting - Old Sayings - their origins by Peter Banham Competition - Suffolk Limerick Wednesday 16th May 2018 @ 7:30pm
April meeting - Edinburgh Wool Fashion Show Competition - A spring fashion accessory Wednesday 18th April 2018 @ 7:30pm
March meeting - St Audrey's Melton Workhouse by David Phelan Competition - A leftovers recipe Wednesday 21st March 2018 @ 7:30pm
February Meeting - The Body Shop Competition - A Beauty Tip Wednesday 21st February 2018 @ 7:30pm
January Meeting - Folk and Decorative Art by Heather Prince Competition - My favourite Christmas card Wednesday 17th January 2018 @ 7:30pm
December Meeting - Music for Christmas by Mo and Co Competition in the hall Wednesday 20th December 2017 @ 7:30pm
November Meeting - AGM - The Southern Atlantic by Cathy Brown Competition - Found on the seashore Wednesday 15th November 2017 @ at the earlier time of 7:15pm
October Meeting - Silver and Gemstones by Marianne Brame Competition - Favourite piece of jewellry Wednesday 18th October 2017 @ 7:30pm
September Meeting - Herbal Medicine by Dan Wheals Competition - Vase of 4 herbs Wednesday 20th September 2017 @ 7:30pm
Garden Party Summer garden party - details to be confirmed nearer the time Wednesday 16th August 2017 @ TBC
July Meeting - The Suffolk Punch Trust by Sue Van der Meulen Competition - Glass of summer punch Wednesday 19th July 2017 @ 7:30pm
June Meeting - Frock Horror!! by Pauline Baker Competition - Retro fashion photograph of yourself Wednesday 21st June 2017 @ 7:30pm
May Meeting - The River Gipping by Lewis Tyler Competition - River limerick Wednesday 17th May 2017 @ 7:30pm
April Meeting - The Painted Face - a History of Cosmetics by Liza Jones Competition - My favourite mirror Wednesday 19th April 2017 @ 7:30pm
March Meeting - The History of Butley Priory by Shelia Harrison Competition - 3 Easter biscuits Wednesday 15th March 2017 @ 7:30pm
February Meeting - My Life in Music, with Cello Competition in the hall Wednesday 15th February 2017 @ 7:30pm
January Meeting - For the Love of Books For the love of books - history, development, care and repair by Isobel Clark Wednesday 18th January 2017 - Wednesday 18th January 2017 @ 7:30pm
December Meeting - Miniature Teddy Bears Miniature teddy bears by Angela Pratt and a teddy bear christmas picnic - remember to bring yours! Wednesday 21st December 2016 - Wednesday 21st December 2016 @ 7:30pm
November Meeting - AGM AGM and guide dog holidays and puppy walking by Liz Simpson Wednesday 16th November 2016 - Wednesday 16th November 2016 @ Earlier time of 7:15pm
October Meeting - Industrial Ipswich Industrial Ipswich by Ann Day Wednesday 19th October 2016 - Wednesday 19th October 2016 @ 7:30pm
September Meeting - Paper Sculpture Paper Sculpture by Colin Hopper Wednesday 21st September 2016 - Wednesday 21st September 2016 @ 7:30pm
Garden Party Summer garden party, details to be confirmed Wednesday 17th August 2016 - Wednesday 17th August 2016 @ To be confirmed
July Meeting - What do you know about tea? What do you know about tea? by Jane Paley Wednesday 20th July 2016 - Wednesday 20th July 2016 @ 7:30pm
June Meeting - Wood Carving Wood Carving by Maureen Midwinter Wednesday 15th June 2016 - Wednesday 15th June 2016 @ 7:30pm
May Meeting - My Life, Both Sides of the Fence in Felixstowe My Life, both sides of the fence in Felixstowe by Ian Healey Wednesday 18th May 2016 - Wednesday 18th May 2016 @ 7:30pm
April Meeting - Overland to India Overland to India by Ted Wheatley Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Wednesday 20th April 2016 @ 7:30pm
March Meeting - Radio Caroline Radio Caroline by Brian Nichols Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Wednesday 16th March 2016 @ 7:30pm
Jauary meeting - The mystery book set The mystery book set - Patricia Salisbury Wednesday 20th January 2016 @ 7:30pm
December meeting - A Rock and Roll Christmas A Rock and Roll Christmas with Admiral Bongo Wednesday 16th December 2015 @ 7:30pm
November meeting (AGM) - Lady Sue Ryder and her charity Lady Sue Ryder and her charity - Susan Doe Wednesday 18th November 2015 @ 7:15pm
October meeting - The world of Punch and Judy The world of Punch and Judy - Peter Battey Wednesday 21st October 2015 @ 7:30pm
September meeting - A short history of shopping A short history of shopping - Linda Sexton Wednesday 16th September 2015 @ 7:30pm
August meeting - Bowls competition WI vs Nacton Carpet Bowls team Wednesday 19th August 2015 @ 7:30pm
July meeting - The Chocolate Lady The Chocolate Lady, stories and chocolates - Barbara Shaw Wednesday 15th July 2015 @ 7:30pm
June meeting - Victorian Music Hall Victorian Music Hall - Annie Snead Wednesday 17th June 2015 @ 7:30pm
May meeting - The history of silk weaving The history of silk weaving - Sudbury Silk Mills Wednesday 20th May 2015 @ 7:30pm
April meeting - Honey, The Journey from Flower to Jar Speakers: Marian and Chris Stephen Wednesday 15th April 2015 @ 7:30pm
March meeting - National Coastwatch National Coastwatch - Keith Morgan Wednesday 18th March 2015 @ 7:30pm
February meeting - Talk on cheese making and tasting A talk on cheese making and eating - Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses Wednesday 18th February 2015 @ 7:30pm
January meeting - On the trail of St Edmund On the trail of St Edmund - Mr C J Parfitt Wednesday 21st January 2015 @ 7:30pm
December meeting - Christmas party I've heard that song before - collection of songs from shows and musicals that everyone will recognise with Don's Melody Makers Wednesday 17th December 2014 @ 7:30pm
November meeting - All Over Cobbald All over Cobbald ( A history of the Cobbald family) Wednesday 19th November 2014 @ 7:30pm
October meeting - Love food, hate waste Love food, hate waste - Jane Sago Wednesday 15th October 2014 @ 7:30pm
September meeting - Fares Please! Fares Please! Eastern Omnibus Co. - Tony Buckland Wednesday 17th September 2014 @ 7:30pm
Carpet Bowls Challenge Fun games and a match against Nacton Carpet Bowls Club Wednesday 20th August 2014 @ 7:30pm
July meeting - Pat Godbold Pat Godbold - Former Secretary/PA to Bobby Robson Wednesday 16th July 2014 @ 7:30pm
June meeting - Members meeting Meeting organised by the members Wednesday 18th June 2014 @ 7:30pm
May meeting - The Falkland Islands The Falkland Islands, Mr L Durand Wednesday 21st May 2014 @ 7:30pm
Behind the curtain at the New Wolsey Theatre Competition - My favourite Christmas card Wednesday 15th January 2014 @ 7:30pm
Christmas Meeting - Party Time with Police Choir Competition - Make a Christmas cracker. Committee's party spread. Sunday 15th December 2013 @ 7:30pm
War memorials - Jennifer Jones AGM. Competition - Something to do with a war memorial Wednesday 20th November 2013 @ 7:15pm
Antiques - James Fletcher Competition - my favourite antique Wednesday 16th October 2013 @ 7:30pm
Excercise and keeping supple - Zoe Competition - recipe for a healthy drink Wednesday 18th September 2013 @ 7:30pm
Bowling V Nacton Annual carpet bowles match against Nacton Carpet Bowles Wednesday 21st August 2013 @ 7:30pm
Birthday Trip Details to be revealed nearer the time! Wednesday 17th July 2013
Member's meeting Presented by the members - committee's night off! Wednesday 19th June 2013 @ 7:30pm
SSAFA - Robin Newell Competition - A wartime memento Wednesday 15th May 2013 @ 7:30pm
Models Again Edinburgh Woollen Mill visit again to do a fashion show of their new Spring/Summer lines Wednesday 17th April 2013 @ 7:30pm
Ghosts of Languard Fort - Richard Bradshaw Competition - Ghostly poem Wednesday 20th March 2013 @ 7:30pm
Village Lunch Lunch for the public put on by Nacton WI Saturday 23rd February 2013
Mugs Evening Decorating new mugs to relieve plainness. Competition - the best mug! Wednesday 20th February 2013 @ 7:30pm
Hidden Treasurers of the North Sea by Rob Spray Competition - My favourite Christmas card Wednesday 16th January 2013 @ 7:30pm
Christmas Meeting - Let's have a sing song by Joyce Kimber Competion in the hall and the committee's Christmas spread Wednesday 19th December 2012 @ 7:30pm
Annual Meeting and a talk on Sutton Hoo Competition - Something I found in the garden Wednesday 21st November 2012 @ 7:15pm
Community Bee Keeping Competition - A recipe using honey Wednesday 17th October 2012 @ 7:30pm
WI Presentation - A celebration of the WI Competition - Why I joined the WI (max 50 words) Wednesday 19th September 2012 @ 7:30pm
Annual Carpet Bowls Match Carpet bowls vs Nacton Carpet Bowls Team Thursday 16th August 2012 @ 7:30pm
Members Meeting June Meeting Wednesday 20th June 2012 @ 7:30pm
Antique and Durhan Quilts May Meeting Wednesday 16th May 2012 @ 7:30pm
Talking about Turkey April Meeting Wednesday 18th April 2012 @ 7:30pm