Founded in 1922, Redlingfield & Occold WI has around 25 members. Meetings are normally held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at Occold Village Hall, Jubilee Field, starting at 7.30pm (2nd Wednesday in January). Visitors and new members are always welcome.
Meeting Address: Occold Village Hall, Jubilee Field IP23 7PN
GPS Coordinates: 52.291676, 1.160863
|Pearly Kings and Queens||Gerry Baxter, Pearly King of Streatham, will enlighten us on the history of the Pearlies||Wednesday 4th March 2020 @ 19:30|
|Suffolk Prickles Hedgehog Rescue||Paula Baker from Suffolk Prickles Hedgehog Rescue will talk to us about their wonderful work. Hedgehogs are now in serious decline and if we don’t all do something to help them we may no longer hear that familiar snuffling sound in our garden at night||Wednesday 1st April 2020 @ 19:30|
|Spring Dove Group 13 Meeting||Details to be confirmed||Wednesday 15th April 2020 @ 19:30|
|May Resolutions and quiz||We'll be discussing this year's Resolutions and enjoying a quiz afterwards||Wednesday 6th May 2020 @ 19:30|
|Our annual outing||To be confirmed!||Wednesday 10th June 2020|
|The Atlantic Crossing of the R34 Airship||Basil Abbott, local historian and curator of Diss Museum, will tell us about the British airship which landed at Pulham St. Mary on July 13, 1919 after crossing the Atlantic.||Wednesday 1st July 2020 @ 19:30|
|Suffolk Punch Trust||Sue Van der Meulen will tell us about the work of The Suffolk Punch Trust, which was founded to help protect the critically endangered Suffolk horse||Wednesday 5th August 2020 @ 19:30|
|Forensics and Firearms||Brian Heard, one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, will talk about forensic ballistics, forensic firearms and toolmark examinations, gunshot residue analysis and the use of these techniques in criminal investigations.||Wednesday 2nd September 2020 @ 19:30|
|Harvest Supper||Our annual harvest supper to be held in the Village Hall. Tickets available nearer the time from WI committee members.||Saturday 3rd October 2020 @ 19:00|
|An Englishwoman's life in Rural Turkey||"Turkish Shirley Valentine" Jenny Gibbs will be telling us about her arrival in a Turkish village and the life changing events that followed.||Wednesday 7th October 2020 @ 19:30|
|AGM||Our AGM followed by wine and nibbles. Please bring a sharing plate of sweet or savoury food!||Wednesday 4th November 2020 @ 19:30|
|Christmas Meal||Details to be confirmed||Wednesday 2nd December 2020 @ 19:30|
If you would like to know more about Redlingfield & Occold 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.