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Wickhambrook Womens Institute Reports

SEPTEMBER 2015 - fLYING

We were "Flying" high with Rita Boniface at our monthly meeting as she recounted the reasons for and her desire to learn to fly.

Passionate about her hobby it had resulted in adventures across the globe as she piloted and travelled in a variety of different kinds of Aircraft, Gliders and Balloons. Lots of study, practice, examinations and checks were needed to gain her license and it wasn't cheap but well worth the sacrifice and effort to enjoy flights with family and friends throughout the years.

She accompanied her talk with slides taken from flights of views of places flown over and different perspectives were seen of many well- known attractions and landscapes particularly of aerial crop marks to assist archeological investigations. Still a member of the Women's Pilots Association, Rita still indulges her passion for flying although unfortunately can no longer pilot herself due to a hip injury from an crash landing only one of her many stories to delight the members.

She answered many questions and was warmly thanked by Veronica Wiseman.

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W.I. Wickhambrook

8th August 2017

The next W.I. meeting is a Garden Meetin which is for members only.  Please meet at 7pm at Ashfield Green.  On the 12th of September we have Pressed Flower Craft with Mary Bradley. 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 11th of August 2017 . All Welcome.  Come and join us from 2pm till 4pm for Tea, Coffee and Cake £1.50.  All profits to Suffolk Carers

W.I. Reading Group

Annual Literary Lunch
Friday 16th June 2017

With Rosy Thornton, local author of Sandlands. A collection of short stories set in East Suffolk as well as other novels set in this area. Tickets £7.50 to include Buffet from Dorothy Anderson (820376)in W.I. Hall Wickhambrook. All Welcome!!

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

We have 49 very friendly members and our new programme runs from January to December 2014 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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