Brinklow Women’s Institute

The Brinklow WI is now in its 86th year, and offers all kinds of opportunities for all kinds of women!

 

The Women’s Institute is the largest voluntary women’s organization in the U.K. with over 210,000 members in approx. 6,600 local groups. The WI was a founding member of the Fairtrade Foundation and started the Keep Britain Tidy campaign. It has campaigned for more midwives, for a fairer deal for dairy farmers, against violence against women, to save local libraries and many other local causes. Also, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph is lowers your blood pressure!

 

Our next meeting

Tuesday 12th September
Christmas is coming to add to all the usual round of birthdays and celebrations that require a present. What could be nicer for all those of us who struggle to make our presents look interesting and exciting, than to have an evening of ideas. Gone will be the usual wrapping paper and sellotape efforts, you will be able to amaze your nearest and dearest. With this on mind the speaker for our September meeting is Alan Keech and his chosen subject is “Thoughtfully Wrapped”. So come and join us in the Chapel School Room at 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th September. Visitors are most welcome.

 

About Brinklow WI

The Brinklow WI is now in its 86th year, and offers all kinds of opportunities for all kinds of women! We offer:

  • an entertaining night out once a month
  • a chance to make new friends
  • participation in a wide range of activities
  • the possibility of making an impact on your local community
  • involvement in causes that mean something to you through local  & national campaigns
  • the opportunity to learn, develop and pass on new and old skills
  • support for a long established village organization

Meetings are held at 7.30pm on the second Tuesday of every month (except August) in the URC schoolroom, Broad Street. Other social events take place from time to time. Guests, male & female, are welcome to attend.

Become a Member

You can become a member for just £3 per meeting. For this you can enjoy a variety of talks and social occasions, access to a wide range of county and national federation activities, eight issues a year of the W.I.magazine and of Corunna News, the Warwickshire Federation publication, as well as the chance to attend courses at Denman College, nr. Oxford, and to learn new skills and talk to other members via the WI website. If you want to find out more about the Brinklow WI, you will be made very welcome at any of our meetings – and there is no obligation to join on your first two visits!

 

 

Carol Leslie

President
01788 832 200 (evenings only)
p.leslie@tiscali.co.uk

Chris Hitchman

Member
01788 832 716
chrissiehitchman@hotmail.com