WELLINGORE WI

Welcome to the Wellingore WI website. The WI in Wellingore was formed in 1932, just 17 years after the formation of the organisation in Angelsey. The ideals of the WI are based on tolerance, friendship, truth and justice. The organisation is non-sectarian and non-political. Many of the resolutions put forward by the WI have become mainstays of our society, such as 'Keep Britain Tidy' and more recently the call for more Midwives. But, apart from being a formidable group of women we never fail to have fun and to support our local community. Yes we drink tea (and wine) and some of us bake cakes, but we are definitely much more than just 'Jam and Jersualem'

The WI
Inspiring women since 1915

Wellingore WI is a sociable group of ladies, who get together on the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings are very informal and often include a speaker or demonstration, and always time to chat.

We play an active part in the social life of our community, so there is plenty of opportunity to meet people and get involved if you want to do so. The WI is for ALL women - what ever their age or interests. Whether you simply want to come along for a sociable night out with like minded people, or be actively involved and take advantage of all the opportunites this national organisation can offer, we'd love to see you

Programme 2018-2019

Spring Federation meeting

Federation Annual Meeting, Springfields, Spalding

13 March

Annual dinner

Marquis of Granby 6.30pm for 7pm

25 April

My Life in the Red Arrows - Simon Meade OBE

Wing Commander Simon Meade OBE

Public meeting - open to all

16 May

Heckington Outing - church, windmill and lunch

23 May

A chance to explore this village with a visit to the 14th century church and a tour of the renovated 8 sail windmill. Lunch in the The Millers Tea Room

NFWI annual meeting - Cardiff

NFWI annual meeting

6 June

Around the world in 80 ways - Robin Dunseath

An unusual perspective of world travel

13 June

Garden Meeting

Members only. Afternoon tea in Royal wedding style

18 July

Women in politics - an MP's perspective

An opportunity to get a female politicians viewpoint - Dr Caroline Johnson MP

15 August

Much Ado About Food - Sadie Hirst

Sadie returns with a new talk on food from the middle ages

15 September

Visit to The Ropewalk and Old Tile Works, Barton on Humber

An outing to explore Barton on Humber. Lunch included

26 September

Phoenix Meeting - Navenby

Group meeting

12 October

Keep Rotting - John Ridler

A talk on the benefits of composting and recycling

17 October

Stained glass demo - Karen Smith

Local artist specialising in stained glass and leadwork

21 November

Christmas shopping trip - Norwich

Coach trip to the cathedral city of Norwich

29 November

Festive Frolics

Christmas fun with entertainment and refreshments by the committee

19 December

Your crisis is our crisis - Red Cross First Call Home Support

Helen Wall talking about the support that is offered by the Red Cross

16 January

Annual Meeting

Come and meet the new committee

20 February

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Meeting Details

We generally meet at Wellingore Memorial Hall on the third Wednesday of every month with a 7.30pm start. Please check beforehand as sometimes we go on outings! For more information please email: wellingorewi@gmail.com

Contact

If you would like any information regarding any of our meetings, or how to join Wellingore WI, please either email on wellingorewi@gmail.com, or complete the form below

Email:

Memorial Hall Dr, Wellingore, Lincoln LN5 0JA

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