Events Archive

Event Summary Date
Craft evening Our very own Carol Mayston is lined up to run a craft evening for us. Monday 15th June 2020 @ 7.30pm
Stokes Sauces A local food business which members may be familiar with – hear about their journey into the business. Monday 20th April 2020 @ 7.30pm
Wimbledon line judge We are excited to be joined by Wendy Smith, a line judge at the world famous tennis tournament Monday 16th March 2020 @ 7.30pm
A fisherman's mission Andy Malcome talks us through his life as a fisherman Monday 17th February 2020 @ 7.30pm
Reduce-Reuse-Reycle Kick the new year resolutions off with a talk from Sharon Lockhart on how we can reduce waste Monday 20th January 2020 @ 7.30pm
Annual meeting and crafts Annual meeting followed by crafts evening. LIkely to be origami! Monday 18th November 2019 @ 7.30pm
Working with elephants Ben Abbott, an elephant keeper at Whipsnade Zoo, will talk on his life with elephants (no elephants are actually coming!) Monday 21st October 2019 @ 7.30pm
Stained Glass Zelda Benneworth from Viking Stained Glass in Needham Market joins us Monday 16th September 2019 @ 7.30pm
Birds of prey, July 2019 Tony James is bringing his birds of prey to see us, we have to wait until the day to see if we can see them fly Monday 15th July 2019 @ 7.30pm
Gardening in June Claire Muckleton from Bourne Garden Centre joins us for some horticultural chat Monday 17th June 2019 @ 7.30pm
Christmas celebration Festive fun to celebrate the end of the year with buffet, quizzes and games Monday 17th December 2018 @ 7.30pm
Annual meeting and games Members’ annual meeting and election of officers, followed by games evening. Monday 19th November 2018 @ 7.30pm
Cake decorating Learn how to make your sugarpaste fondant Christmas cake topper with Lucy Abbott from the Little Cake Place in Ipswich. Monday 15th October 2018 @ 7.30pm
Props and sculpture - Sean Hedges-Quinn Sean Hedges-Quinn – British sculptor, animator and prop man. Meet the man behind some of Suffolk’s most famous statues and hear about his work on the Bond and Harry Potter movies. Monday 17th September 2018 @ 7.30pm
Zentangle drawing Sue Vincent will be taking us through Zentangle drawing – a form of doodling in patterns – both enjoyable and relaxing! Monday 16th July 2018 @ 7.30pm
Flower arranging A practical evening of flower arranging and demonstration. We will have a go at creating our own summer flower arrangement. Monday 18th June 2018 @ 7.30pm
Resolutions and craft evening Members' vote on the WI resolutions we would like to take forward as a WI. Followed by craft activities. Monday 21st May 2018 @ 7.30pm
Suffolk Lavender Farm Talk from Karen Orchard who runs Suffolk Lavender Farm in Bucklesham on how they grow, harvest and distil lavender. Lavender products on sale too. Monday 16th April 2018 @ 7.30pm
T'ai Chi T'ai chi enhances flexibility, balance and coordination. We will be learning how with Diego Robirosa during a talk and practical session. Monday 19th March 2018 @ 7.30pm
India - one country, many worlds Join Megha Bikkanavar as she takes us around India Monday 19th February 2018 @ 7.30pm
Glass fusion with Alison Mayston Learn about different types of glass, glass fusion and techniques, including a demo from Alison Mayston, with painting and shaping for glass jewellery. Monday 15th January 2018 @ 7.30pm
December 2017 - Christmas Celebration Come and join our Christmas celebration! Monday 11th December 2017 @ 7.30pm
November 2017 - AGM and Christmas card making Members' AGM plus Christmas card making and competition Monday 13th November 2017 @ 7.30pm
October 2017 - A journey around South Africa Join WI members Fay and Sarah as they take you on a journey around South Africa Monday 9th October 2017 @ 7.30pm
September 2017 - Everything stops for tea Learn more about afternoon tea! Monday 11th September 2017 @ 7.30pm
July meeting: Crochet lesson & 1st birthday!! Learn the basics of crochet! Monday 10th July 2017 @ 7.30pm
Gardens outing: Beth Chatto gardens Outing booked for Beth Chatto gardens in Essex Saturday 8th July 2017 @ 10am meet in Somersham
June meeting: Silks and Pashminas The story of silk and pashmina. Meeting includes our first photography competition. Monday 12th June 2017 @ 7.30pm
May meeting: 'In the big house' Working in service during the war and in the House of Commons Monday 8th May 2017 @ 7.30pm
April meeting: Police helicopter pilot Find out more about the role of the police helicopter pilots Monday 10th April 2017 @ 7.30pm
Jumble Sale and Easter Bazaar Jumble sale and nearly new, bric-a-brac, tombola, cakes and goodies, refreshments and raffle. Saturday 8th April 2017 @ 1pm - 4pm
Monthly Meeting We're back to the second Monday from now on! Monday 10th October 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting This meeting is later in the month than usual Monday 19th September 2016 @ 7.30pm
Monthly Meeting Come and join our brand new WI. Please note this meeting is later in the month than usual. Monday 15th August 2016 @ 7.30pm