Events Archive

Event Summary Date
A Regency Christmas Wonderful talk in costume by Frances Hart Wednesday 12th December 2018 @ 19.30
Anniversary Social Meeting 68th Anniversary month Social Activities and AGM Wednesday 14th November 2018 @ 19.30
Journeys to China Local artist and Speaker Keith Wragg telling us about his many journeys Wednesday 10th October 2018 @ 19.30
Tasting Alburgh Ice Cream and How We Made It. Lucie Moran will tell us all about Alburgh Ice Cream with, hopefully, plenty of samples Wednesday 12th September 2018 @ 19.30
Garden Meeting at a Members House Fun in the Sun (we hope) Wednesday 8th August 2018 @ 2.00pm
Being a Life Model Talk by Ruth Smith about her times as a Life Model Wednesday 11th July 2018 @ 19.30
Turkish Handicrafts Another fabulous talk from Jenny Gibbs displaying 'gorgeous handiwork, all made in the traditional way by villagers' Wednesday 13th June 2018 @ 19.30
Facts, Fibs and a Pinch of Salt Anecdotes and poems by Entertainer, Poet and Storyteller Doreen Reed Wednesday 9th May 2018 @ 19.30
Friends of Rising Stars Entertainment provided by talented local singers Wednesday 14th December 2016 @ 7.30pm
St.Peters Brewery & Hall Visit to St. Peter's Hall & Lunch to celebrate our 66th Anniversary Wednesday 23rd November 2016
Cheese & Cake Social Evening Wednesday 9th November 2016 @ 7.30pm
Wine Tasting & Food Details to be finalised. Wednesday 26th October 2016
Christmas Crafts Making Christmas Crafts with Gilly Bursnoll Wednesday 12th October 2016 @ 7.30pm
West Stow Anglo Saxon Village Visit to the West Stow Anglo Saxon Village near Bury St. Edmunds Wednesday 28th September 2016
Chiropractic and Your Health Dr. Sara Dudley tells us about the benefits of chiropractic care Wednesday 14th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party Annual Garden Meeting at a Member's House for Food and Fun Wednesday 10th August 2016 @ 2.00pm
Boat Trip from Norwich City Boat Trip plus Lunch Wednesday 27th July 2016
Waveney Bee Keepers Mike Learner explains all about the activities of the Waveney Bee Keepers Wednesday 13th July 2016 @ 7.30pm
Huntingfield Church Lunch and a visit to the wonderful St. Mary's Church at Huntingfield Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Two Old Bags Janice Hughes and her talk entitled 'Two Old Bags' Wednesday 8th June 2016 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Bressingham Bressingham Gardens and Lunch Wednesday 25th May 2016
Suffragettes in and around Suffolk Joy bounds will be telling us stories of local suffragettes Wednesday 11th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
River Waveney Trust Visitor Centre Visit to the River Waveney Trust Centre following on from their talk last year. Wednesday 27th April 2016
My Life in Cartoons Mark Reynolds will be describing his 'Life in Cartoons' Wednesday 13th April 2016 @ 7.30pm
Lowestoft Movie Makers Lunch near Sparrows followed by local films provided by Lowestoft Movie Makers in their cosy cinema. Wednesday 23rd March 2016 @ TBA
Emigrating the Hard Way Part 2 Jim Jenkins continues his fascinating story of emigrating with his to Australia on a motorbike and sidecar Wednesday 9th March 2016 @ 7.30pm
Visit to John Foster's Garden We'll get to see all the various types of snowdrops amongst other things. Includes soup lunch Wednesday 24th February 2016
Snowdrops John Foster will be telling us all about the many different snowdrops Wednesday 10th February 2016 @ 7.30pm
Lunch at Carlton Manor Start the year with a local Lunch at Carlton Manor Wednesday 27th January 2016 @ 12.00
How Singing can make you Healthier Stephen Amer tells us and demonstrates how singing can make you healthier Wednesday 13th January 2016 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Party Christmas Party Fun Wednesday 9th December 2015 @ 7.30pm
65th Anniversary Lunch Ringsfield Redisham & Weston WI's 65th Anniversary celebrations Wednesday 25th November 2015
Catering the Royal Way - The Royal Year Patrick Thompson gives us his insight into the Royal Year Wednesday 11th November 2015 @ 7.30pm
Norwich Details to be finalised - to include lunch Wednesday 28th October 2015
Never Moody in the Med Part 2 Nicola & Graham Werden tell us more tales about their Sailing exploits in the Mediterranean Wednesday 14th October 2015 @ 7.30pm
Longshop Museum Visit to the Longshop Museum and Lunch Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Accident Avoidance Terry Plumber advises on avoiding accidents Wednesday 9th September 2015 @ 7.30pm
Garden Meeting Garden Meeting at a Member's House Wednesday 12th August 2015 @ 2.00pm
Visit to Willingham Hall Rosefield Following Kevin Smith's talk in February we visit his Rosefield Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Eco Travel in Africa Mary Ann Smith talks about travels in Africa Wednesday 8th July 2015 @ 7.30pm
Deben River Cruise Lunch and a cruise on the River Deben Wednesday 24th June 2015
River Waveney and River Waveney Trust Geoff Doggett explains about the River Waveney Trust and its work Wednesday 10th June 2015 @ 7.30pm
Trip to Dad's Army Museum Outing by Coach to Dad's Army Museum in Thetford Wednesday 27th May 2015
Herbal Medicine Dan Wheals gives a talk on Herbal Medicine Wednesday 13th May 2015 @ 7.30pm
Time to Talk - Organ Donation Sally Eckersley gives a personal account of Organ Donation Wednesday 8th April 2015 @ 7.30pm
Emigrating the Hard Way JimJenkins describes the journey to Australia with his wife by motorbike and sidecar Wednesday 11th March 2015 @ 7.30pm
My Life With Roses Kevin Smith tells us about his background in Rose growing Wednesday 11th February 2015 @ 7.30pm
Holiday Secrets Members share their Holiday Secrets Wednesday 14th January 2015 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Meeting Chinese Raffle, Mulled Wine and more Wednesday 10th December 2014 @ 7.30pm
Birthday Meal Celebrate our birthday with another fabulous lunch at Yarmouth College Wednesday 26th November 2014 @ TBA
Karaoke Poetry Details to be given nearer the time. Wednesday 12th November 2014 @ 7.30pm
Adnams Spirit Tour Tour of Adnams Spirit Making with lunch TBA (of course) Wednesday 22nd October 2014 @ TBA
Forty Years at the Forge Mary Moore tells us about her years at the Forge Wednesday 8th October 2014 @ 7.30pm
Norwich Theatre Tour Backstage Tour with the possibility of lunch & matinee performance as well Wednesday 24th September 2014 @ 10.00
Finding Pamela Our very own Trisha tells us how she went about finding her sister Wednesday 10th September 2014 @ 7.30pm
Wisset Wines Tour Tour of the vineyard (with samples perhaps?), lunch TBA Wednesday 27th August 2014 @ TBA
Garden Party Food & Fun in a Member's Garden. Bring a Plate of food Wednesday 13th August 2014 @ 2.00pm
Henstead Exotic Gardens Visit to Henstead Exotic Gardens Wednesday 23rd July 2014 @ TBA
Community Care 1601-2013 Angela Gifford gives a light-hearted talk on the history of Community Care Wednesday 9th July 2014 @ 7.30pm
River Orwell Boat Trip Trip on River Orwell - finishes 5.30pm. Lunch beforehand TBA Wednesday 25th June 2014 @ 1.45pm
From Quilting Hobby to Textile Art Marie Limb talks about quilting Wednesday 11th June 2014 @ 7.30pm
Shorelands Wildlife Gardens Visit to Shorelands Wildlife Gardens followed by lunch TBA Wednesday 28th May 2014 @ 10.00
The Nofolk Ninja A talk by Martin Faulks Wednesday 14th May 2014 @ 7.30pm
Pakenham Mill Visit to Pakenham Water Mill, including lunch Wednesday 23rd April 2014 @ tba
Exploring East Anglia by Bus Pass Pip Wright passes on his extensive knowledge of travel on the buses in the region Wednesday 9th April 2014 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Belle Grove Invitation to View the quirky Belle Grove near Halesworth Wednesday 26th March 2014 @ TBA
Life as a Beccles Gunsmith & More Robert Tilney tells us about his time in Beccles and on the Antiques Roadshow Wednesday 12th March 2014 @ 7.30pm
Van Dal Shoe Factory Tour of the Van Dal Factory followed by Lunch Wednesday 26th February 2014 @ 10.30am
History of Chocolate Madame Deroubaix delights us with a talk on the History of Chocolate Wednesday 12th February 2014 @ 7.30pm
Lunch First outing of the Year - lunch at The Plough Wednesday 22nd January 2014 @ 12.30
Chair Yoga with Jenny Mercer Jenny Mercer demonstrates and talks about Chair Yoga Wednesday 8th January 2014 @ 7.30pm
Christmas Party Christmas Party Time! Bring a plate of food Wednesday 11th December 2013 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Blackthorpe Barns Trip to Blackthorpe Barns in time for Christmas Wednesday 27th November 2013 @ TBA
Sad,Mad, or Bad. Criminals I have known Maureen Bateman tell us about her time on the Bench. Wednesday 13th November 2013 @ 7.30pm
Lunch at Great Yarmouth College College Lunch at Ambitions - Great Yarmouth College Training Restaurant Wednesday 23rd October 2013 @ TBA
Feats of Clay Lynette Muddeman talks about her sculptures Wednesday 9th October 2013 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Cheese - Needham Market Tour of Farm. Includes tea & biscuits and opportunity to taste & purchase the cheeses. Date may change Wednesday 25th September 2013 @ TBA
The Lavoirs of Burgundy Peter Scuffil tells us about the old French wash houses Wednesday 11th September 2013 @ 7.30pm
Tilly's Bus Tour and Cream Teas Tour from Ringsfield to Southwold aboard 'Olive' followed by Cream Tea Wednesday 28th August 2013 @ TBA
Annual Garden Party Our Annual Garden Party at a Members House. Bring a plate of food Wednesday 14th August 2013 @ 2.00pm
Lowestoft Heritage Museum Visit to Lowestoft Heritage Museum and, of course, Lunch Wednesday 24th July 2013 @ TBA
From Sausages to Chutney Gold Award winning Chutney maker Janet Peachey Wednesday 10th July 2013 @ 7.30pm
Woodbridge by Train for the Day Travel by train from Beccles to spend the day in Woodbridge Wednesday 26th June 2013 @ TBA
Tears and Laughter in Finding Your Family Christine Humphreys tells us her genealogical tales Wednesday 12th June 2013 @ 7.30pm
Electric Picture Palace Tour Guided Tour of Electric Picture Palace, Southwold Wednesday 22nd May 2013 @ 2.30pm
Southwold & Walberswick in WWII John Greenacre returns to give us another fascinating talk Wednesday 8th May 2013 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Wymondham Trip to Wymondham - no doubt we'll find somewhere to have lunch! Wednesday 24th April 2013 @ TBA
Give Handbells a Try Philip & Frances Mitchell demonstrate handbell ringing and invite us to have a go Wednesday 10th April 2013 @ 7.30pm
Visit to Earsham Hall Invitation to View Earsham Hall, Refreshments included Wednesday 27th March 2013 @ 2.30pm
Suffolk Tales of Mystery and Murder Mark Mower relates Tales from one of his earlier Books Wednesday 13th March 2013 @ 7.30pm
Tea at Tally Ho Tea Rooms Enjoy Tea in style at Tally Ho Tea Rooms Wednesday 27th February 2013 @ 3.00pm
Antiques Road Show Miles Lamdin discusses Antiques and your treasured items Wednesday 13th February 2013 @ 7.30pm
Lunch at Queen's Head, Earsham Lunch at chat at Queen's Head, Earsham Wednesday 23rd January 2013 @ 12.00pm
Nelson - Beccles to Burnham Thorpe Talk by Sylvia & Michael Porter Wednesday 9th January 2013 @ 7.30pm
Lowestoft Belly Dancers Belly Dancers from Lowestoft will demonstrate their dancing and teach us a few moves Wednesday 12th December 2012 @ 19.30
Christmas Dinner Celebrate Christmas at The Horseshoe, Ringsfield Wednesday 5th December 2012 @ 1900.00 for 19.30
Lunch at Lowestoft College and Visit to Early Dawn Garden Centre Visit to Early Dawn Garden Centre either before or after Lunch at Lowestoft College Wednesday 21st November 2012
Beccles Sea Cadets Beccles Sea Cadets will tell us all about themselves Wednesday 14th November 2012 @ 19.30
Tiptree Jam Factory Visit to the Jam Factory at Tiptree Wednesday 24th October 2012
Cancer Campaign Suffolk Debbie Logan talks about Cancer Campaign in Suffolk Wednesday 10th October 2012 @ 19.30
Hollesley Bay Visit to the Hollesley Bay Colony Stud run by the Suffolk Punch Trust to see the endangered Suffolk Horse Wednesday 26th September 2012
Never Moody in the Med Nicola and Graham Werden talk about their 10 years sailing in the Med on board their yacht 'Never Moody' Wednesday 12th September 2012 @ 19.30
Sparrows Nest Museum Visit to the Sparrows Nest Museum Wednesday 22nd August 2012
Garden Meeting Garden Meeting - Bring a Plate of Food Wednesday 8th August 2012 @ 14.00
Sutton Hoo Visit Visit to the Sutton Hoo site Wednesday 25th July 2012
Evening Garden Walk Garden Walk guided by Mr. Coutts followed by buffet supper Wednesday 11th July 2012 @ 18.00
Visit to Great Yarmouth Visit to Great Yarmouth - Yesterdays World Wednesday 27th June 2012 @ 14.00
New Dawn India Maureen Clarke talks about New Dawn India Wednesday 13th June 2012 @ 19.30
Visit to Upstairs Gallery & Barnby Garden Centre Visit to the Upstairs Gallery to look at Arts and Craft items followed by visit and lunch at Banby Garden Centre Wednesday 23rd May 2012 @ TBA
100 River Folk Group Entertainment from 100 River Folk Group Wednesday 9th May 2012 @ 19.30
Life-casting etc Michelle Payne from Upstairs Gallery talks about life casting Wednesday 11th April 2012 @ 19.30
Visit to Kirstead Hall Tour of Kirstead Hall including tea and cakes Wednesday 28th March 2012 @ 14.15
79 A.D. and All That Talk by Helen Bynum about Pompeii Wednesday 14th March 2012 @ 19.30