For March’s meeting we’re having a blind date with a book. Everyone who received a delightful Christmas gift bag should have found a wrapped book inside which we’d love to hear about at the meeting. If you […]

February 2021 – Kilo
February 27, 2021

For our February meeting, Jordan the owner of our local zero waste shop, Kilo on Holloway Road (, came to talk to us all about her new shop, including her experiences with starting a business in a […]

December 2020 – Christmas Party!
December 1, 2020

Christmas may look a little different this year, but a global pandemic won’t stop your committee from putting the party of the year for you all. Party goody bags will be hand delivered to all paid up N1WI members […]

October 2020- Plant Surgery
November 2, 2020

We had a Q&A with Lynette from Plant Therapy London. Members had all their plant queries answered by the lovely Lynette. We had queries from members asking; how to put roses to bed for the winter and […]

  At our September meeting we learnt two crafts: decoupage and macramé. We were taught how to decoupage a coaster by Hayley from Dellta Crafts & Creations. Hayley is a member of Swinton WI in Lancashire. Our very […]

August- Virtual Social Scavenger Hunt
November 2, 2020

The annual summer social was particularly anticipated this year, after so many months of not being able to meet with other N1WI members in person. We had hoped to hold a socially distanced picnic in Highbury Fields […]

July 2020- Desert Island Discs
July 21, 2020

Photo Credit: BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs N1WI’s very own episode of Desert Island Discs with DJ Bobbie, will be a great way to get to know your fellow members through song. Email your meaningful song choice […]

May 2020 – Online quiz!
May 20, 2020

Tuesday 26th May 7-9pm May’s meeting will be quiz night. Each member will be asked to create 3 questions based on one topic or theme of their choice and ask them during the meeting. Your topic could […]

Tuesday 31st March 7-9pm Our March meeting will allow you to vent your frustrations with Needle Felting. As mentioned in the newsletter members can receive the materials in the post please email stating whether you need […]

January 2020 – New Year, New Start!
January 22, 2020

Tuesday 28th January 7-9pm “I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan.” – Vivian Jokotade, international visual artist, creative entrepreneur, and speaker. This month […]

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 […]