Women's Institute (WI)...


Information & Contacts:

Main Contact: Michele Dunn

Tel: 01527 821393

E-mail: hanburywi@gmail.com

Membership Criteria:

Membership is open to all women over 16 years of age who would like to join us.


Fees:

The annual membership fee which is currently £39.00.

However please feel free to come along to a couple of meetings to see what its all about - try before you buy!

There is also a £1.00 charge at each meeting for refreshments and to enter the raffle.


Overview:

The Women’s Institute (WI) was formed in 1915 and is now the largest voluntary women’s organisation in the UK. 
 
Hanbury WI was set up in 1917 and is an informal and friendly group with members of all ages and consists of both working and non-working women who come together to share, help and inspire one another.

We are delighted to welcome new members and are always on the look out for new projects and interests for the group.

We like to support local charities and have donated to local hospices, wildlife trusts and local projects.


Meetings:

The meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at Hanbury Village Hall at 7.30 p.m. and usually last about two hours.The meetings open with a welcome from the President and some WI business, followed by a speaker or activity and then we finish with refreshments and a chance to chat and make new friends.

Our Book Club and Craft Club go from strength to strength, meetings start at 7.15;

Craft - 16 March, 18 May, 20 July, 21 September, 16 November

Book - 20 April, 15 June, 17 August, 19 October


Latest News/Activities:

Programmme for 2017

2017 is Hanbury WI's Centenary Year, we have a brilliant programme and lots of fun events planned;

14th September - Social Evening

12th October - Professor Maggie Andrews, WI in the 2 World Wars

9th November - Annual Meeting and Puddings!

14th December - Celebration of the Centenary Year 2017

 

 


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