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Wickhambrook Womens Institute Reports

JUNE 2012 - A Right Royal Jubilee Celebration!

It was a very colourful sight all the red, white and blue decorating the Wickhambrook W.I. hall, the tables, plates, food and especially the partygoers all adorned in the national colours. Some wore masks, others hats and tiaras as well as Union Jack brooches, necklaces, pins and badges for everyone was there to celebrate her Majesty's Diamond anniversary of 60 years.

The theme was the 50's with the music and including a sing along led by Jo Stokes, having all the well known favourites of that decade, Land of hope and glory was sung with passion and gusto accompanied by flag waving and cheers. The buffet included such gems as spam and corned beef sandwiches, Coronation Chicken, several kinds of trifle and fruit jellies beautifully arranged and quickly devoured and enjoyed by all. There was a great deal of chat, dancing, a raffle and a wonderful cake made by Jenny Stone to be cut and shared around along with engraved glasses as mementos of the patriotic evening of fun and friendship sharing this outpouring of Jubilee joy.

WI photosThe evening finished with an enthusiastic rendering of Rule Britannia and of course God Save the Queen again with many cheers and much flag waving. Thanks must be warmly extended to all contributing to and the organising of such a special evening for a unique moment in countries history.

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W.I. Wickhambrook

12th December 2017

The next W.I. meeting is our Christmas Party with entertainment by Gillian Grinham ' An Evening with Joyce Grenfell'. Our meetings are held at 7.30pm in the WI Hall and all ladies from the village and district will be made very welcome. Just turn up at the WI Hall if you would like to join in. Information is always available from Hilary (01440 821713) or Veronica (01440 820791) for all our activities.

W.I. Tea Party W.I. Tea Party

The next W.I. Tea Party will be on the 16th December. All Welcome.  Come and join us from 2pm till 4pm for Tea, Coffee and Cake £1.50.  All profits to a local charity or group and for our Denman Bursary.

W.I. Christmas Fayre

W.I. Xmas Fair
Saturday 18th November 2017

From 2pm at the W.I. Hall. Get your Xmas gifts, Hamper Raffle, Home Baking Stall. Refreshments will be available. Free admission and all are very welcome.

Ladies, now is the time to join your local W.I.!

We have 41 very friendly members and our new programme runs from January to December and has something for all. Please do feel free to come along to any of our meetings, held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm and have a free taster of what we get up to. You can come twice as a visitor before deciding to join us. Hope to see you soon

We now have two Walking Groups for those of you who feel the need for regular exercise and lots of chat! Wednesdays at 10am for the longer distances, and on Thursdays at 10am for a gentler programme. Just turn up at the WI Hall if you would like to join in.

Information is always available from Hilary (01440 821793) or Veronica (01440 820791) for all our activities.

Dorothy Anderson is awarded a Diamond Champion - read more here

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Meetings

New Members are VERY WELCOME

Meetings vary but are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm.

Committee meetings are on the first Tuesday and are held in committee members' homes or in the hall.

The Committee, which is elected each November, is responsible for arranging meetings, outings and social events which are planned to be as varied and enjoyable as possible.


President Hilary Bradfield
01440 821713
Secretary Veronica Wiseman
01440 820791
Booking Officer Jackie Fieldsend
01440 820108
Caretaker Mrs Shelley Prigg
For keys please call 01440 820108
01440 820376

One meeting a year is run by members.

Notices advertising speakers, etc. are displayed at various points in the village and on the hall notice board.

Our Location : CB8 8XR


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