Posts Tagged: centenary

Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House

The WI Centenary is almost at an end, and celebration events for myself as a member of Puckeridge WI have already ranged from listening to a ukelele band in a barn at a Hertfordshire County centenary baton event to a royal garden party at Buckingham Palace.   The year has come to a fabulous end… Read more »

Craft Club

We started our Craft Club a few months ago as a lot of our members are creative with some owning craft businesses.   It was an excuse for like minded members to get together to chat, share ideas and eat cake – just like our main WI meetings!   It is also great to allocate… Read more »

Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers – BBC2 20/7/15

After a short delay for the over-running golf, Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers, a celebration of the WI centenary by Lucy Worsley was broadcast on BBC2. Lucy took us through the history of the WI from it’s origins in Canada, and Madge Watt addressing the local women in the Llanfair PG “shed” on Sept 11th… Read more »

Women’s Institute Centenary Royal Garden Party

On Tuesday 2nd June, I was amongst 8000 WI members from across the UK who attended the WI Centenary Garden Party at Buckingham Palace which was hosted by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.   Read all about my day on my personal blog.