November 2019 – Christmas Crafting
November 19, 2019

Tuesday 26th November 7-9pm This month’s meeting we will be making an array of lovely Christmas crafts – we will be trying our hands at making air clay gift tags and needle felting, as well as having […]

October 2019 – Recycle More
October 25, 2019

Tuesday 29th October 7-9pm For this month’s meeting we’ll be joined by North London Waste Authority who will be talking to us all about waste and recycing. They will be here to answer our pesky questions about […]

September 2019 – Know Your Cheese
September 23, 2019

Tuesday 24th September 7-9pm Do you know your Halloumi from your Feta? Your Caerphilly from your Wensleydale? We’re going to be sampling some delicious cheeses and drink matching in September, including some vegan options. It’ll be a […]

Tuesday 27th August 7-9pm This month’s meeting is out of our usual hall as we’re visiting 40FT Brewery. We will learn about brewing and specifically about 40FT’s process in their 40ft container as well as getting to […]

July 2019 – Lizzy Barber
July 29, 2019

Tuesday 30th July 7-9pm N1 W1 is delighted to welcome a Lizzy Barber as our special guest speaker for our July meeting. Lizzy is a local author and her debut novel “My Name is Anna” has been […]

June 2019 – Physics!
June 17, 2019

Tuesday 25th June 7-9pm For June’s meeting, we’re delighted to welcome Michelle Bieger, who is a Science and Innovation Coordinator at the Institute of Physics based near King’s Cross. Michelle will be coming to speak to us […]

May 2019 – Antiques Roadshow!
May 23, 2019

Tuesday 28th May 7-9pm For our May meeting, we are holding an ‘Antiques Roadshow’ style evening with Mark Longley MRICS (read his bio here: We will discuss with him the ins and outs of the auction […]

March 2019 – Rag Rugging
March 20, 2019

Tuesday 26th March 7-9pm For our March meeting we’ll be having a go at rag rugging with Elspeth Jackson from Ragged Life (! Rag rugging is an old British craft that’s easy to learn and inexpensive to […]

Tuesday 26th February 7-9pm Tying in with the WI’s Make Time for Mental Health campaign, for our February main meeting we’re welcoming Kenza and Jemima from the charity Rethink Mental Illness ( who will be telling us […]

January 2019 – Hula Hooping!
January 23, 2019

Tuesday 29th January 7-9pm N1 WI is very excited to welcome Clare Brincat, one of Marawa’s Majorettes (, to speak at our January meeting! She will be discussing their world-renowned hoola-hooping troupe, as well as leading a […]

December 2018 – Festive Party!
November 20, 2018

Tuesday 11th December 7pm – The Albion Pub We have a fabulous party planned to start the festive season. Join us for drinks and nibbles at The Albion pub, with special guests the Singing Well Community Choir […]

November 2018 – Paper Quilling Cards
November 20, 2018

Tuesday 27th November 7-9pm For our November meeting, our own Ximena will be teaching us the basics of paper quilling, a beautiful papercraft technique. You will then have the chance to apply your new skills to making […]

October 2018 – Retro Games Night
October 26, 2018

Tuesday 30th October, 7-9pm This month we are having a retro games night (both video and board games) hosted by guest speakers Anaish and Ben. There will be handheld devices and multi-player games including a Mario Kart […]

Middlesex East Group Meeting 2018
October 1, 2018

N1 WI is very pleased to be hosting this year’s annual group meeting for the Middlesex East Group of WIs. The meeting will take place on MONDAY 22nd October 7-9pm in our usual hall and is free […]

September 2018 – Upcycling with Traid
September 15, 2018

For our September meeting (Tuesday 25th 7-9pm), Leigh McAlea from the charity Traid is coming to speak to us about upcycling, recycling, and sustainability in the clothing industry. As part of this talk, Traid have asked our […]

August 2018 – Pub Quiz!
August 25, 2018

Tuesday 28th August 7-9pm Get your thinking caps on…N1 WI’s August meeting is a general knowledge pub quiz hosted for us by Sam Raybone! We’re out of the hall this month, so come find us at the […]

July 2018 – Bollywood
July 17, 2018

Join N1 WI at our July (Tuesday 31st July 7-9pm) meeting where Anaish Parmar will be teaching us about Bollywood and particularly its unique dance style. Anaish trained professionally in contemporary dance at London Contemporary Dance School […]

June 2018 – Charlie Craggs
June 19, 2018

Tuesday 26th June 7-9pm For our June meeting, we have an amazing guest speaker! N1 WI have invited trans activist and author Charlie Craggs to speak to us about her recent book ‘To My Trans Sisters‘ and […]

May 2018 – Rock & Roll Bingo!
May 19, 2018

For our May meeting (Tuesday 29th 7-9pm) we’re playing bingo with a rock & roll twist! This musical version of bingo will test your speed with a bingo dabber, and also your musical knowledge (don’t worry…it’s not […]

Our February meeting (Tuesday 27th 7pm!) is a crafty one…we’ll be learning how to make our own fabulous fascinators! All supplies will be provided, but if you have something special you want to put on your fascinator, […]

January 2018 – Making a Web Comic
January 23, 2018

For our first meeting of 2018 (Tuesday January 30th 7pm), Mathias Praz will be teaching us the basics of making a web comic. We’ll hear about his experience illustrating and writing The Green Knight Comic ( and […]

December 2017 – Christmas Party!
December 8, 2017

Join us for our annual Christmas party, dust off your sequins or Christmas jumper…we’ll be having a good old fashioned knees up in the pub, upstairs at The Hanbury Arms overlooking Arlington Square Gardens. There’ll be festive […]

For our November meeting (Tuesday 28th 7pm) we’ll be learning all about vegan cooking. Our lovely Secretary Ximena will teach us about what makes food vegan/non-vegan, what ingredients to look out for, and simple swaps and tips […]

Tuesday October 31st 7-9pm Did you know the WI has a long history of campaigning on social, political, and environmental issues? This month we’ll be discussing the WI’s two most recently adopted campaigns: Alleviating Loneliness and Plastic […]

September 2017 – Feeling Crafty
September 26, 2017

This month (Tuesday 26th September 7-9pm) we’re having a crafty one! We’ll be making pajaki, a kind of pompom chandelier! All materials will be provided but do bring along bits if you have anything you’d particularly like […]

August 2017 – Picnic in the Park
August 28, 2017

For August’s meeting (Tuesday 29th) we are venturing out of the hall and to Highbury Fields! We like to have this as our summer social so this meeting is completely free for visitors, so come and join […]

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