Events Archive

Event Summary Date
Monthly Meeting Speaker: An old scout's musings. Comp: An item of scout or guide memorabilia. Thursday 2nd July 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Third Thursday Social Evening Walk and plate supper. Thursday 18th June 2020 @ 7 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: A Suffolk sculpture. Comp: An item of football memorabilia. Thursday 4th June 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Resolutions / Speaker: Osteoporosis: Diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Comp: A tooth fairy related item. Thursday 21st May 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Two Rivers Group Meeting Speaker: Dr Helen Pankhurst. Entertainment: Diamond Vocal Tuesday 28th April 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Knickers: The history of women's underwear. Comp: Single acrostic ( A poem formed by the initial letters of the word SMALLS) Thursday 2nd April 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Third Thursday Social Evening Beetle Drive Thursday 19th March 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Caught in the act, Suffolk otters on camera. Comp: A wildlife photo Thursday 5th March 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Third Thursday Social Evening Sally's Annual quiz evening. Thursday 20th February 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle. Comp: Small model from recycled materials. Thursday 6th February 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: One Life Suffolk. Comp: Your favourite health tip. Thursday 16th January 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Afternoon Readers This month we have been reading Sparrow by Michael Morpurgo Monday 13th January 2020 @ 2:30 pm
December Meeting Entertainment: Harbour Lights Trio. Comp: A Christmas tree decoration & why it means something to you. Thursday 5th December 2019 @ 7:30 pm
November Social Evening Christmas Crafts. Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 7:30 pm
November Meeting Annual Meeting. Comp: An item of Royal memorabilia. Thursday 7th November 2019 @ 7:30 pm
October social evening Calendar Girls The Musicial Thursday 24th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm
October Birthday Party Our 55th Birthday Party. Thursday 17th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm
October Meeting Speaker: Savvy shoppers. Comp: An interesting receipt. Thursday 3rd October 2019 @ 7:30 pm
September Meeting Speaker: Beatrix Potter's secret code breaker. Comp: A Beatrix Potter related item. Thursday 5th September 2019 @ 7:30 pm
SEFWI Centenary Fair An all day event with plenty to see and do. Rushmere Evening WI will have a stall at this event raising money for The Blossom Appeal. Tuesday 3rd September 2019 @ 11am - 8pm
August social evening Evening of making items for the Centenary Fair. Thursday 15th August 2019 @ 7:30 pm
July Social Evening Follow the Elmer trail and a visit to the Ice Cream Parlour. Thursday 18th July 2019 @ TBA
July Meeting Speaker: Alert, Alive, Aware. Comp: An unusual keyring. Thursday 4th July 2019 @ 7:30 pm
June Social Evening Guided tour of the Woodbridge Tide Mill. Thursday 20th June 2019 @ 6.45pm
June Meeting Speaker: Green Island Gardens. Comp: A decorated strawberry. Thursday 6th June 2019 @ 7:30 pm
May Meeting Speaker: Blossom Breast Cancer Appeal. Resolutions Voting. Comp: Wear something pink. Thursday 16th May 2019 @ 7:30 pm
April Meeting Speaker: Birds of prey, Suffolk Owl Sanctuary. Comp: A picture or photo of a bird. Thursday 4th April 2019 @ 7:30 pm
March Social evening Quiz evening. Thursday 21st March 2019 @ 7:30 pm
March Meeting Speaker: It's a funny job for a woman, life as a funeral director. Comp: A miniture flower arrangement. Thursday 7th March 2019 @ 7:30 pm
February Social Evening Pilates. Thursday 21st February 2019 @ 7:30 pm
February Meeting Speaker: A question of identity. Competition: An old school photo. Thursday 7th February 2019 - Thursday 7th February 2019 @ 7:30pm
December Meeting Christmas with our Playreaders. Comp: Wear a Christmas jumper. Thursday 6th December 2018 @ 7:30 pm
November Social Evening Christmas Workshop with Pennikkity Pots. Thursday 15th November 2018 @ 7:30 pm
November Meeting Annual Meeting. Comp: A pretty teacup and saucer. Thursday 1st November 2018 @ 7:30 pm
October Meeting Speaker: Medical detection & alert assistance dogs. Comp: Photo of a family pet. Thursday 4th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm
September Social Evening Quick and easy suppers with Jane Sago Thursday 20th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm
September Meeting Speaker: The history of soaps and washing powders. Comp: Decorate a peg. Thursday 6th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm
July Social Evening Fever-Tree Evening in our President's garden. Thursday 19th July 2018 @ TBA
July Meeting Speaker: There is nothing like a Dame. Comp: Wear a hat or fascinator. Thursday 5th July 2018 @ 7:30 pm
June Social Evening Sing for your supper with Musicology. Thursday 21st June 2018 @ 7:30 pm
June Meeting Speaker: Speakers' Corner. Comp: A famous quote. Thursday 7th June 2018 @ 7:30 pm
May Meeting Resolutions & Spring trading stall. Comp: A holiday souvenir. Thursday 17th May 2018 @ 7:30 pm
May Meeting (In place of March meeting) Speaker: East Coast Truckers. Comp: Photo of your first car. Thursday 3rd May 2018 @ 7:30 pm
April Meeting Speaker: Life as a line court judge at Wimbledon. Comp: Wear something white. (Extra points for all white!) Thursday 5th April 2018 @ 7:30 pm
March Social Evening Bollywood Evening. Thursday 15th March 2018 @ 7:30 pm
February Social Evening MacMillian Quiz Evening. Thursday 15th February 2018 @ 7:30 pm
February Meeting Speaker: Herbal Medicine. Comp: Herb Posy. Thursday 1st February 2018 @ 7:30 pm
January Meeting Speaker: Hatch, Match & Dispatch. Comp: An Interesting Certificate. Thursday 4th January 2018 @ 7:30 pm
December Meeting Christmas with The Ipswich Hospital Choir. Comp: Wear something that Sparkles. Thursday 7th December 2017 @ 7:30 pm
November Social Evening Christmas Gifts Workshop Thursday 16th November 2017 @ 7:30 pm
November Meeting Annual Meeting. Comp: Three Autum Leaves. Thursday 2nd November 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Birthday Party Our 53rd Birthday Party. Thursday 19th October 2017 @ TBA
October Meeting Speaker: Suffolk Farmhouse Cheese. Comp: A Cheese Knife. Thursday 5th October 2017 @ 7:30 pm
September Meeting Speaker: MacMillan Nurses. Comp: An unusal fridge magnet. Thursday 21st September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
September Group Meeting Guest Speaker: Imogen Sheeran Thursday 7th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea at Arlingtons Ipswich. Thursday 17th August 2017 @ 3:30 pm
July Social Evening Ramble followed by Ploughmans. Thursday 20th July 2017 @ 7:00 pm
July Meeting Speaker: What do we know about Tea?. Comp: A Quirky Tea Pot. Thursday 6th July 2017 @ 7:30 pm
June Social Evening Have a go at Archery. Thursday 15th June 2017 @ 7:30 pm
June Meeting Speaker: An Account of A Village in Bloom. Comp: A Rose from your Garden. Thursday 1st June 2017 @ 7:30 pm
May Meeting Resolutions. Comp: A small vase of flowers. Thursday 18th May 2017 @ 7:30 pm
April Meeting Speaker: Tears & Laughter in Finding Your Family. Comp: Your Oldest Family Photograph. Thursday 6th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
March Social evening An evening looking at the stars. Thursday 16th March 2017 @ 7:30 pm
March Meeting Speaker: A Year in the life of a Beehive. Comp: An Ornate Honey Pot. Thursday 2nd March 2017 @ 7:30 pm
February Social Evening Quiz Evening. Thursday 16th February 2017 @ 7:30 pm
February Meeting Speaker: RNLI. Comp: Something from the Beach Thursday 2nd February 2017 @ 7:30 pm
January Meeting Speaker: A Year in The Falklands. Comp: Anything Penguin Thursday 5th January 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Christmas with our Play Readers! Comp: Wear a Christmas Jumper. Thursday 1st December 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Our Annual General Meeting. Thursday 3rd November 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting. Speaker: The history of St John's. Comp: An unusual bag/purse. Thursday 6th October 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: The Samaritans Purse. Comp: Household item beginning with E! Thursday 1st September 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker. The New Wolsey Theatre. Competition: An interesting theatre ticket. Thursday 7th July 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker. A Year with The House of Windsor. Comp: Garden on a plate. Thursday 2nd June 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Resolutions Meeting. Comp: A summer posy. Thursday 19th May 2016 @ 7.30pm
Theatre Trip Lotty's War (Family and friends welcome) Thursday 5th May 2016 @ 7 pm
Social Evening A Right Royal Knees Up! Thursday 21st April 2016 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Guide dogs for the blind. Comp: A Birthday card for the Queen's 90th Birthday Thursday 7th April 2016 @ 7.30pm
Social Evening Stoke Sauces with tasters. Thursday 17th March 2016 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Inspiring Women. Comp: There once was an inspiring woman . . . Thursday 3rd March 2016 @ 7.30pm
Social Evening Quiz Evening - Soup & Roll Thursday 18th February 2016 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Popular Musice of the 1930's & 40's. Comp: Wear a wartime hat! Thursday 4th February 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Paper Sculpture. Comp: A Winter Photograph. Thursday 7th January 2016 @ 7.30pm
Craft Group We will be finishing off our Christmas project. Thursday 10th December 2015 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Let's have a Christmas Sing Song. Competition: A Decorated Gingerbread Biscuit. Thursday 3rd December 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Social Evening Christmas Craft Evening. Thursday 19th November 2015 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Annual Meeting. Competition: Memories of a Bonfire Night. Thursday 5th November 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Birthday Party Our 51st Birthday Party. Thursday 15th October 2015 @ 7 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Silver Gemstones. Competition: A piece of Silver. Thursday 1st October 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Elizabeth Garrat-Anderson & her Circle. Competition: A Woman who has Inspired you. Thursday 3rd September 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting No Meeting in August. Thursday 6th August 2015
Summer Outing Visiting: Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh and admission to Priors Oak gardens (Included Tea & Cake at Priors Oak) Thursday 6th August 2015 @ 9.30 am, arrive back approx 5 pm
Social Evening Swim and dine evening at Woodbridge. Thursday 16th July 2015 @ 6pm for swimming, 7.15 pm to Dine
Monthly Meeting Speaker: What We Do, Suffolk Accident Rescue. Competition: A Life Changing Experience. Thursday 2nd July 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Social Evening Guided Walk: Ipswich 1915 the year the WI was formed. Thursday 18th June 2015 @ Meet at 6.45 pm, starts at 7 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Life of a Vet. Competition: Homemade picture of a Pet Thursday 4th June 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Social Evening Have a go Bowls Evening. Thursday 21st May 2015 @ Meet at 6.30 pm. starts 6.45 pm
Monthly Meeting There is no WI meeting tonight. Thursday 7th May 2015
Monthly Meeting Resolutions Meeting. Competition: 5 Tips for a Healthier/Happier You. Thursday 30th April 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Social Evening Sugar craft evening (Please bring a container) Thursday 16th April 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Summer Flowers. Competition: Flower arrangement in a Egg Cup. Thursday 2nd April 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Social Evening Swishing Evening. Bring along all your unwanted (Nearly New) items. Thursday 19th March 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Life of a Vet. Competition: Homemade picture of a pet. Thursday 5th March 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Social Evening Scrabble evening. Thursday 19th February 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Food Banks & their Importants. Competition: An interesting/unusual container Thursday 5th February 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Speaker: Ipswich Waterfront. Competition: A photo of the Waterfront from any age. Thursday 15th January 2015 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Christmas with the Play Readers. Competition: A Handmade Christmas Card. Thursday 4th December 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group The Last Runaway by Tracey Chevalier. Thursday 27th November 2014 @ 7.30pm
Social Evening Christmas Craft Evening. Thursday 20th November 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Afternoon Book Group Olive Harvest by Carol Drinkwater. Monday 10th November 2014 @ 14.30pm
Monthly Meeting Annual Meeting. Competition: What you like about the W.I. Thursday 6th November 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group The Silent Tide By Rachel Hore. Thursday 23rd October 2014 @ 7.30pm
50th Birthday Party Our 50th Birthday Party. Thursday 16th October 2014 @ 7 pm
Afternoon Book Group The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart. Monday 6th October 2014 @ 14.30pm
Monthly Meeting Talk: Suffragettes in and around Ipswich. Competition: A poem about life in 21st Century. Thursday 2nd October 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group Oh Dear Sylvia by Dawn French. Thursday 25th September 2014 @ 7.30pm
Social Evening Quiz Evening Thursday 18th September 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Afternoon Book Group Southern Lights by Daniella Steel. Monday 8th September 2014 @ 14.30pm
Monthly Meeting Talk: Crop Circles. Campetition: A Corn Dolly. Thursday 4th September 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas. Thursday 28th August 2014 @ 7.30pm
Garden Party Afternoon tea at a members home. Thursday 21st August 2014 @ 2 pm onwards.
Annual Outing Event Cancelled. Thursday 7th August 2014 @ Event Cancelled
Evening Book Group The fault in our stars by John Green. Thursday 24th July 2014 @ 7.30pm
Social Evening Swim at Woodbridge Pool followed by dinner at a local pub. Thursday 17th July 2014 @ 6pm for Swim, 7.30pm Dine
Craft Club Knitting baby blankets or your own project. Thursday 10th July 2014 @ 7.30pm
Afternoon Book Group Trouble at the Little Village School by Gervaise Phynne. Monday 7th July 2014 @ 14.30pm
Monthly Meeting Talk: The Armish and their quilts. Competition: A handmade pin cushion. Thursday 3rd July 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty. Thursday 26th June 2014 @ 7.30pm
Ramblers Walk around east Bridge. 5miles Thursday 26th June 2014 @ 10.30 am
Whist Monthly Whist Group. Tuesday 24th June 2014 @ 2.30pm
Federation Annual Quiz Four members will battle with other WI's. Good luck ladies! Monday 23rd June 2014 @ 7pm
Social Evening Treasure Hunt around Rushmere Village followed by a Ploughmans Supper. Thursday 19th June 2014 @ 7pm
Playreaders June We read two one act plays for women. Tuesday 17th June 2014 @ 7.30pm
Craft Club Make a square for a Limus quilt. Thursday 12th June 2014 @ 7.30pm
Afternoon Book Group Rabbit Stew and a Penny or Two by Maggie Smith Bendell. Monday 9th June 2014 @ 14.30pm
Monthly Meeting Talk: The Peoples Community Garden. Competition: A photo of a flower. Thursday 5th June 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Scrabble Monthly scrabble group. Tuesday 3rd June 2014 @ 2.30 pm
Evening Book Group Gold by Chris Cleave. Thursday 22nd May 2014 @ 7.30pm
Ramblers Walk around Dedham. 3.5 miles. Thursday 22nd May 2014 @ 10.30 am
Social Evening Beetle Drive Thursday 15th May 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Playreaders Come along and read two one act plays for women. Monday 12th May 2014 @ 7.30pm
Afternoon Book Group Silvertown by Melanie McGrath. Monday 12th May 2014 @ 14.30pm
Garden Visit Visit to a members garden. Friday 9th May 2014 @ 2.30 pm
Craft Club Knit a coaster. (Easy) Or a blanket/hat for the Norfolk and Norwich Neo Natal Unit Thursday 8th May 2014 @ 7.30pm
Ramblers Walk around Charsfield. 3miles. Thursday 8th May 2014 @ 10.30pm
Monthly Meeting Resolutions. Competition: A resolution that you would like to see. Thursday 1st May 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook. Thursday 24th April 2014 @ 7.30pm
Afternoon Tea. A wonderful afternoon enjoying tea & cakes. Thursday 24th April 2014 @ 3 pm
Rambles Walk along the Fynn Valley. Thursday 24th April 2014 @ 10.30am
Social Evening Cookery Demo with Gill. Thursday 17th April 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Talk: The Ipswich Film Theatre. Competition: A handmade film poster. Thursday 3rd April 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Evening Book Group Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson. Thursday 27th March 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Ramblers Walking in Orford (4 Miles) Thursday 27th March 2014 @ 10.30 am
Monthly Meeting Talk: The Lighthouse Trust. Competition: A poem about the sea. Thursday 20th March 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Scrabble Group Scrabble, beginners welcomed. Monday 17th March 2014 @ 2.15pm
Ramblers Martlesham Creek (3 Miles) Thursday 13th March 2014 @ 10.30 am
Craft Group Metal trinket box. Thursday 13th March 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Afternoon Book Group Footsteps by Katherine McMahon Monday 10th March 2014 @ 2.30 pm
Group Meeting Speaker: Rachel Sloane. Thursday 6th March 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Federation Annual Meeting Speaker: Roy Hudd Tuesday 4th March 2014 @ 10.30 am
Evening Book Group Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Thursday 27th February 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Ramblers Walking in Freston (3.5 miles) Thursday 27th February 2014 @ 10.30 am
Whist Group Whist, beginners welcomed. Tuesday 25th February 2014 @ 2.15pm
Social Evening Bowling evening. Friday 21st February 2014 @ 6.45pm for 7pm
Norwich Trip Shopping trip to Norwich. Wednesday 19th February 2014 @ 9.30 am
Playreaders We will be reading two one act plays for women. Monday 17th February 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Craft Group Make a square for a Linus quilt, please bring needles & pins. Thursday 13th February 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Ramblers Daisys Walk (2.75 Miles) Thursday 13th February 2014 @ 10.30 am
Monthly Meeting Talk: Apostle of the sea. Competition: An original prayer. Thursday 6th February 2014 @ 7.30 pm
Monthly Meeting Talk: The history of the Co-op Juniors Theatre Company. Competition: A show programme. Thursday 16th January 2014 @ 7.30 pm
January Monthly Meeting We have no meeting on the 1st Thursday in January. Our monthly meeting will be on 16th January. Thursday 2nd January 2014
December Monthly Meeting Charity Christmas Concert. Competition: Photo of a Lighthouse. Thursday 5th December 2013 @ 7.30 pm
November Third Thursday Christmas Crafts. Thursday 21st November 2013 @ 7.30 pm
November Monthly Meeting Annual Meeting Thursday 7th November 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Our 49th Birthday Party Fashion Show by Bijou, followed by Supper. Thursday 17th October 2013 @ 7.30 pm
September - Third Thursday Quiz evening Thursday 19th September 2013 @ 7.30 pm
Annual Outing Outing to Blickling Hall, departs Rushmere Church at 9am Thursday 1st August 2013 @ 9am
July Third Thursday Come a try a Zumba Class. Thursday 18th July 2013 @ 7.30 pm