WI

Egerton WI's historic tapestry
Egerton WI’s historic tapestry
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 Motto
“PEACE and GOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD”

      Activities for 2019

OUT AND ABOUT & AT HOME

Members regularly have outings to the theatre, shopping trips and organised tours of London and other landmarks. They often have fund-raising events, which all can enjoy. This year their ever-popular Plant and Cake sale is schduled for Saturday 11 May 2019 in the Egerton Sports Pavilion.

During the year we attend one-day schools in gardening, crafts and painting.  A group of members meet twice a month to play table tennis.

COME AND JOIN US!

We meet on the first Wednesday in the month at 7.30pm in Egerton Village Hall.

Come as a visitor first and learn more about us.

PRESIDENT: Ruth Shrubb – Tel: 01233 756410

VICE-PRESIDENTS: Jenny Oliver & Liz Wyndham

 HON. SECRETARY: Jackie Parry

HON. ASSISTANT SECRETARY : Marianne Mortlock

STALL HOLDERS: Alison Cale, Pat Parr, Rosemarie Pomeroy

 Other Members of the Committee:  Pat Cowell, Diane Dickens, Priscilla Harper, Shirley Missing, Gale King

Publicity & Communications: Jenny Oliver jennyvoliver@gmail.com

 They will all be happy to give you more details.

Programme for 2019

2 January: The story behind the story of ‘Bertha, the Swiss trader’s daughter’, presented by the author Eleni Tratoris Cotton
Exhibition: Your oldest book

6 February: Mercy Ships, presented by Gehad Homsey
Competition: A photograph of a sunset

6 March: How Chocolate is made, presented by Katie Bewshear. Includes a demo and tasting!
Competition: Homemade fudge

3 April: St Clements Clog Dancers – a demonstration
Competition: A limerick on a dance theme

1 May: National Federation of WI’s Resolutions – presentation and discussion. Followed by programme planning for 2020, via round-table discussions.
Exhibition: Your oldest coin

5 June: Flowers & flower-arranging, with demo, presented by Anna Evans
Competition: The best bloom in your garden

3 July: The jewels and wardrobe of the Duchess of Windsor, presented by Janie Ramsay
Competition: A picture in any medium

7 August: A journey in mental health with textiles as a companion, presented by Louise Jessup
Competition: A handmade garment – knitted or sewn

4 September: Eva Braun – victim or contriver? Presented by Melanie Gibson-Barton
Competition: A slice of bread pudding

2 October: The story behind bags and hats from Madagascar, presented by Jane Muddle
Competition: A creature made from fruit or vegetable

6 November: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Exhibition: Copper- or brassware

4 December: Christmas Social
Competition: a floating table decoration

Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in the Egerton Millennium Hall.
Monthly business is dealt with first, then the presentation/talk, followed by refreshments when a trading stall is held. Members are encouraged to bring anything for sale at this stall. 10% is kept for Institute funds, the rest goes to the members.

Annual subscription (which was due in January 2019): £42

Refreshment time at the WI monthly meeting: ready for the off! (Lines of cups and plates of edibles)
Refreshment time at the WI monthly meeting: ready for the off!
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Programme planning time: round-table discussions. All can have their say in what happens the following year
WI 'Plant ladies' at their 2018 Plant and Cake Sale. Meet them again on
11 May 2019 in the Egerton Sports Pavilion.
WI ‘Plant ladies’ at their 2018 Plant and Cake Sale. Meet them again on
11 May 2019 in the Egerton Sports Pavilion.