Brinklow Women’s InstituteThe 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
Tuesday 11th February
Our W.I meeting on February 11th will be a demonstration of Powertex. This is an environmentally friendly medium used in sculpture and textiles. If you would like to see how it is used to make many lovely items, suitable for home or garden, do come along and join us. We meet at 7.30 in the Chapel Rooms and visitors are always welcome.
KNIT and NATTER
Knit and Natter will be at Malt Kiln Farm shop cafe on Tuesday 4th February at 2.30. Come to knit or just to chat over 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!
01788 832 200 (evenings only)
01788 832 716