WI Monthly Meeting
programme 2022

 

We meet on the SECOND Thursday of each month.

 All meetings take place in person at

Whiteley Primary School at 7.30pm 

Tai Chi Class

Thursday

January  13th 

7.30pm

Focus on health and wellbeing at the start of a new year.

Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi tonight, improve your balance and co-ordination

Flowers

Thursday

February 10th 

7.30pm

We welcome Acts of Kindness tonight to tell of their vital work in helping those with immediate needs in our area.

We will also make a small posy to give to someone as an act of kindness.

Sorry Board Game

Thursday

March 10th 

7.30pm

A suggestion from one of our members tonight - an evening of Board games.  Join us for a relaxed evening, enjoying everyone's company, time to chat, time to play.

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Thursday

April 14th 

7.30pm

The hugely talented Southsea-based designer, Alison Gardiner will join us tonight.  Alison won the commission to design the merchandise for Hampshire WI as well as now supplying other Federations. 

Leaf Pattern Design

Thursday

May 12th

  7.30pm

The Committee runs our WI for you:  we will run through the formal business of the evening to adopt the Accounts, elect the Committee for the coming year and nominate a Committee member to become President for the next 12 months. 

After that we will be making decopatch garden tea lights to brighten up your outdoor space over the summer.   

Please bring your spare plants along as we bring back the return of our popular Annual Plant Sale.

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Thursday

June 9th

  7.30pm

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a bumper night of entertainment.  Firstly a talk about the Queen's Bodyguard, the Yeoman of the Guard. This will include static photographic and various orders of service for the state occasions when the Bodyguard is on duty. 

The second part of the evening will be a glorious Last Night of the Proms, flag-waving, singing extravaganza courtesy of local opera singer, Jennifer Parker -Lummis.

We are asking everyone to dress up in red, white and blue to celebrate the Queen's  wonderful milestone, and bring along your own version of a Crown to wear!

Thursday

July 14th

  7.30pm

Another great line up tonight - a 'cinema' style meeting with Mildred Freeman, Lady Historian joining us online from Nottingham, delighting us with Mother's Ruin - The Story of Gin. 

Her hugely entertaining talk will be followed by a Q&A, swiftly followed by gin-tasting of some unusual gins you may not have tried before. 

Book a taxi home! 

Thursday

September 8th

  7.30pm

We welcome author Helen Matthews, who has extensively researched human trafficking and has two published novels on the theme of modern slavery.  Helen supports the charity UNSEEN.

Image by Call Me Fred

Thursday

October 13th

  7.30pm

Hamble Lifeboat

Saving lives since 1968

Our local independent Lifeboat service 

Balloons Floating in the Air
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A very special evening as we celebrate our 12th birthday.  Meet Paulus Martin, aka The Cabaret Geek as he performs his brand new show celebrating her musical genius   - Victoria Wood & Me.  

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Tonight we have a Christmas treat in store for you; we welcome the talented Debbie Towlson who will be inspiring us by doing a live demonstration of

Canapes for Christmas.