The Wreningham and District Women’s Institute meets at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall, The Street, Ashwellthorpe, on the second Tuesday each month starting at 7.30 p.m. (unless indicated otherwise). The President for 2017 is Mrs Shirley Moss (01508 489460) and the Secretary is Mrs Carole Bradford (01508 489211), both of Ashwellthorpe. You’re very welcome to come along to any meeting to see what the WI is all about and enjoy the varied programme of talks and demonstrations.
Tuesday 10 January Speaker: George Rockingham from PACT – Competition: Christmas Card depicting animals
Tuesday 14 February Bring and Buy
Tuesday 14 March Speaker: Patsy Martin on EXTEND classes – Competition: A Recipe for a Healthy Dessert
Wednesday 22 March Birthday Meal (not at Village Hall)
Tuesday 11 April Speaker: Dave Balcombe “Looking out for Whales and Dolphins” – Competition: A Picture of Wildlife from a Magazine
Wednesday 12 April Joint Meeting of the Kett Group of local WIs (not at Village Hall)
Tuesday 9 May Resolutions Meeting – Discussion and vote on the National Federation of Women’s Institutes AGM
Tuesday 13 June Speaker: Amy Newmeir “My Suitcase, My Patience and Him!” – Competition: Things I have lost while on Holiday
Tuesday 11 July Afternoon Summer Party (venue to be agreed)
Tuesday 8 August Speaker: Anna Meek “The Galapagos Islands” – Competition: Photo of Favourite Holiday Destination
Tuesday 12 September Speaker: Stan Chapman “The History and Role of a Magistrate” – Competition: Howe many words can you make from “magistrate”?
Tuesday 10 October “Edith Cavell” Meet Nurse Edith Cavell in the early hours of 12th October 1915 with Georgette Vale – Competition: An Autumn Fruit, Flower or Vegetable in a nice setting
Tuesday 14 November Annual General Meeting of the Wreningham and District Women’s Institute
Tuesday 12 December Christmas Party with “The West End Waiters”