February 2017 – Fun with Flowers
February 26, 2017

This month (Tuesday February 28th 7pm) we’ll be encouraging the onset of spring by having lots of fun with flowers – a couple of our members have kindly offered to demonstrate how to make flower crowns, or […]

January 2017 – Jive!
January 24, 2017

Hello and a very happy new year! This month (Tuesday 31st!) we’ve got just the thing to warm you up! We are delighted to be welcoming Nikki Santilli back (website and twitter!) after having such a brilliant […]

December 2016 – Christmas Party!
November 26, 2016

Tuesday December 13th 7pm to 10pm Come and join us for our Christmas party, in the amazing venue The Ship of Adventures. The Ship of Adventures is a bookshop, gift-shop, café and events space run by The […]

November 2016 – Christmas Crafting
November 25, 2016

Tuesday November 29th 7pm to 9pm. This month after our usual social half hour, we will be getting into the festive spirit with crafts. We will be making a selection of craft items including gift boxes, felt […]

October 2016 – Sign Language
October 19, 2016

Tuesday 25th October, 7pm to 9pm This month we will be joined by Richard France from the charity Action on Hearing Loss. He will be joined by his interpreter, and he will be teaching some basic sign […]

September 2016 – Thrifty Stitcher
September 22, 2016

Tuesday 27th September – 7pm to 9pm Please note the venue change for this month’s meeting – we will be at Wynford Community Hall! Risinghall Street, behind Saint Silas church.   We are delighted to welcome the […]

August 2016 – Bowling
August 28, 2016

Bowling at Rowans – Tuesday 30th 7pm This month we are going on an adventure out of our usual hall and going bowling at Rowans! A few things to mention about the evening: We’re meeting at the […]

July 2016 – Mosaics
July 14, 2016

Tuesday 26th July 7pm This month we’re going to be making mosaic coasters with Sally Kendall. All materials will be supplied and one coaster will be free for members but we ask visitors to pay a £5 […]

June 2016 – Phill Jupitus
June 14, 2016

For our June meeting, N1 WI is delighted to welcome Phill Jupitus, a comedian, actor, writer, and much more. The meeting will start at 7pm on Tuesday 28th of June. Tickets are available via Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/n1-wi-june-meeting-phill-jupitus-tickets-26022974417 The […]

We’re having a member of the Women’s Equality Party come and talk to us for this month’s meeting on Tuesday 31st May – tomorrow! From this month, we’re trying a slight change to how our monthly meetings […]

April 2016 – AGM and Games!
April 20, 2016

Join us on Tuesday April 26th for our Annual General Meeting. We’ll hear how our WI has done over the last year, have a discussion about and vote on the two selected resolutions, and elect the new […]

Join us on March 29th for an evening with Geoff White. An award-winning television news journalist, Geoff White’s exclusives have covered everything from fraud in the internet dating industry to the shadowy world of Russian cybercrime gangs. […]

February 2016 – Fun with Felt!
February 21, 2016

We’ll be having some fun with felt for this month’s meeting on Tuesday 23rd Feb making your very own felt heart badge. You can proudly display your love for your WI!! The bar will be open and […]

January 2016 – Taekwondo
January 25, 2016

January’s meeting is an active one! We will be hearing from a female Taekwondo instructor who will tell us all about the art of this sport, give a bit of a demonstration, and we will have a […]

December 2015 – Christmas Party!
December 4, 2015

Please note the earlier date for December’s meeting! December 8th! This month’s meeting is our Christmas party and as we thought most people are a bit busy on 29th of December our meeting will take place on December […]

November 2015 – Christmas Crafting
November 23, 2015

This Month’s Meeting… we get our Christmas Craft on! Nothing says Season’s Greetings like succulents! Christmas Cactus Craft…. Ok so perhaps they are not that traditional…but then we are not a ‘traditional’ WI so this month we […]

October 2015 – Games night!
October 27, 2015

We have had a last minute change of plans for October’s meeting, unfortunately due to illness (get well soon!), so instead of having a taste of Portugal we will be playing games of all sorts – card […]

May 2015 – Feminist Library
May 26, 2015

We went on an outing to the Feminist Library, where we had a guided tour of their archive collection of Women’s Liberation Movement literature. Their second-wave (1960s-1990s) material is especially expansive.

April 2015 – AGM and Swish
April 28, 2015

We had our Annual General Meeting, where we discussed the WI’s 2015 resolution: ‘Failing to care – assessment of need in long-term care’, elected our new committee and president, and had a clothing/accessories swish. Members brought up […]

March 2015 – Miss Ballooniverse
March 31, 2015

We were joined by Miss Ballooniverse who injected colour, glamour and fun into our meeting with favourite characters, outrageous costumes, elegant jewellery and caricatures – all made from balloons of course!

February 2015 – Genealogy
February 24, 2015

Tim Newton joined us from the Suffolk council records office to discuss how he completed his own family tree and how best to track down your own weird and wonderful ancestors.

January 2015 – Wellbeing
January 27, 2015

We had the pleasure of Jeanie – a qualified yoga instructor (and N1 WI member!) showing us some yoga moves and stretches that we can all work into our daily life to put a spring in our […]

November 2014 – Evan Davis
November 25, 2014

Evan Davis joined us to discuss a wide range of subjects as varied as Russell Brand, the BBC, elections, Dragons’ Den, interviewing techniques and woolly whippets! Evan Davis was the BBC’s Economics Editor from 2001- 2008, following […]