Welcome to our programme for our Centenary year of 2018. In addition to our regular meetings throughout the year, we also have extra events to celebrate 100 years of Sandon Women's Institute.

 

In the list of meetings and events which follows, regular monthly meetings are in ordinary type and special Sandon celebration events in italics..

Local Group or National meetings are shown in bold.

 

Month

Day

Topic and Speaker/Event

Competition

Location

Time

January

11th

“1918 – When it All Began”

Your Favourite Christmas Card

SVH

1.45pm

 

18th

Sugar Craft Demonstration by

Georgie Godbold and Beryl Puffett

 

SAR

1.30pm

February

8th

“Rembrandt – Self Portraits”

Karen Haddock

Winter Scene

(any medium)

SVH

1.45pm

 

15th

Valentines Coffee Morning –

“Our Green and Pleasant Land”

 

SAR

10.30am - 12.30pm

March

8th

“My Life in the WI”

Maureen Frances

A WI Limerick (five lines)

SVH

1.45pm

 

16th

Essex County Annual Meeting

 

Southend

 

April

12th

“The Cream Tea Company”

Jane Malyon

Prettiest cup and saucer

SVH

1.45pm

 

19th

Spring Walk with Eileen Bartrup

 

 

10.30am

May

10th

Annual Meeting and Resolutions

Bucks Fizz and Birthday Cake

Homemade 86th Birthday card for Milsom WI (New Zealand)

SVH

1.45pm

 

17th

100th Birthday Lunch with

Surprise Guest Speaker

 

Little Channels

 

June

14th

“Collared – Clerical Fashion”

Rev. Sandra Sykes

A favourite stole

SVH

1.45pm

 

15th or 22nd

Beeleigh Abbey Roses

(Date TBA – Friday)

 

 

2pm

July

12th

The World through the eyes of a woodcarver

Peter Benson

A wooden item

 SVH

1.45pm

 

19th

St. Albans Market and Cathedral

 

 

 

August

9th

Tea Party and Sandon’s memories

How many words from CENTENARY?

SVH

1.45pm

 

16th

New Zealand Christmas Tasty Lunch

 

 

1.30pm

September

13th

Soil, Sweat ‘n’ Tears” – Humorous Advice for Reluctant Gardeners

Brian Carline

Tallest weed from your garden

SVH

1.45pm

 

25th

Mildmay Group Meeting

 

Boreham WI

 

October

11th

“Is Peterborough over the Rainbow? - Working 20 years in Theatre"

Christine Morden

A theatre programme

SVH

1.45pm

 

18th

Theatre Outing

 

 

 

November

8th

“Paddington Green and Little Venice”

Maggie Piper

Quiz: London

SVH

1.45pm

 

15th

Shopping Trip

 

 

 

December

13th

“Christmas Surprise!”

Lorraine Ely

Best wrapped present for chosen charity

SVH

1.45pm

 

20th

Mildmay Group Carol Service

 

St. Andrew’s Church, Sandon

1.30pm

 

SVH – Sandon Village Hall

SAR – St. Andrew’s Room (St. Andrew’s Church, Sandon)

 

Dates and times for some events are yet to be confirmed.