Brinklow Women’s Institute

The Brinklow WI is now in its 90th year, and offers all kinds of opportunities for all kinds of women!
T he 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


It has been good for our WI to be able to meet carefully over recent months, thanks to the U.R.C. for the use of their Chapel Room. December was a lively meeting with our ‘Introduction to South American Music’ by Neville Cooper and musicians, incorporating some of the history behind the music.
January was a craft evening with members having a go at rag rugging – and a chance for a good catch up after Christmas.
In February we shall learn more about a company familiar to us when Wendy Moore gives a talk about ‘The History of Johnson’s Coaches’. We try to make the programme varied so if you are not a member you are always welcome to come along – the second Tuesday of the month at 7.30, we look forward to seeing you.

KNIT and NATTER

Knit and Natter will be on 7th April , 2.30 onwards at Malt Kiln Farm for knitting, nattering or just having a cuppa.

About Brinklow WI

The Brinklow WI is now in its 90th 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

Y ou 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