Women's Institute (WI)

The WI meet on the first Thursday of the month at 2.30 pm in the Village Hall. 

Visitors are always welcome.

For more information, please contact:-

Janet Campen (President) - 01245 440223

Treasurer- Anita Howard. Tel 262020
Membership Secretary - Myra Wilkins. 440659
Minutes Secretary - Wendy Steele - 440868
Committee members.
Gill Cater - 441484
Barbara Diggins - 263968
Jill Pearsons - 475086
Helen Towns - 440241

paper mill lock

A successful W.I. Coffee Morning was held on Saturday 2nd August in the Village Hall instead of St. Marys Cottage as the weather forecast was not good!  Thanks to all the team the morning was most enjoyable.
 
The next meeting will be on Thursday 4th September, a talk by Nicolette Chambers on "My Year as Mayor". Competition - A Souvenir of Chelmsford.
 
October Meeting Thursday 2nd "Discovering Old Buttons". Competition - An unusual button.
 
October Friday 3rd  7.30pm. W.I. SOCIAL EVENING.  Theme 40'S & 50'S - Fish or Chicken Supper and Dessert - 40's & 50's Dress! and old Photo! EVERYBODY WELCOME. Tickets £10. Contact Janet, Anita or Committee.

 
October Thursday 9th CHRISTMAS CAKE ICING WORKSHOP - Enid Roberts - (Probably 10am to 3pm - bring packed lunch.) VISITORS WELCOME.

Our June Garden Meeting was held at Lees Farm, kind permission of Mr. & Mrs. Merriday, and was thoroughly enjoyed by all the members and visitors.
 
Some of our members went for a walk and tea at Hylands Park, a very pleasant afternoon..
 
In June, Janet Campen gave us a talk on her Trip to the Ukraine.
 
A boat trip from Paper Mill Lock (above) was really successful, cool on a very hot afternoon, followed by very welcome tea and cake.