The women’s Institute have been running for 100yrs and are still going strong , here in ogwell we have been in existence since 1928, we offer new members the opportunity to meet with like minded women, over a cup of tea and a chat. Meetings include a range of activities and speakers
the evenings are informal and comprise of a wide range of speakers which span from crafts, food tasting, health and fitness, history and supporting local charities
There is also a trading stall for books, and vegetables/plants grown by the members, and a stall for home baking !!
In addition we organise in conjunction with the garden society day trips. We support the local theatre, with pantomime outings and other productions
we fund raise annually and run a tombola stall at Christmas fayres and also provide cream teas at the Ogwell summer fete.
we are a friendly group of women who work hard at enjoying ourselves. Why not come and try us out !!!!
we meet every first Tuesday of the month at 7pm in the memorial hall East Ogwell please contact sandra jones secretary tel no 872663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will find the most recent updates and information posted below!
Ogwell Womens Institute
The WI met on the 4th December . Sally Bryson president opened the meeting, there were five apologies Margaret, Gwynne, Sheila Pam and Stella
Business was discussed, sadly Sheila is stepping down as treasurer, sally asked for volunteers Mary Chapman may have someone who will be interested to take over in new year.
Resolutions were discussed and will be voted on at next meeting.
The Christmas meal will be held at Dainton on 12th February husbands and partners welcome.
Mary outlined next yrs programme and discussed trips, it has been agreed to visit Sharpham vineyard in may and chilli farm and Avon mill nursery in Sept dates to be arranged next year
vote of thanks given to sally for arranging a marvellous buffet for all the members.
In lieu of christmas cards £26 was collected for rowcroft
The Christmas craft which was to make a heart pendant was judged by Jean won by Trish
Victorian Fayre 5th december Raised £233 consisting of tombola and large hamper raffle. We won best dressed stall £50
many thanks to Anne Bowman who made mop hats and apron and also for donations and volunteers who manned stall on the evening
Next month meeting 8/1/19 open to everyone
‘0rley Common Ancient Wild and Wonderful’
Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and New year
contact sandra jones secretary 872663 or email email@example.com
Programme for 2019
JAN 8 ORLEY COMMON – ancient, wild and wonderful
FEB 5 ORIENTAL FACIAL MASSAGE
MAR 5 SUPERFOOD – weird and wonderful
April 2 MACULAR SOCIETY
MAY 1 GENERAL MEETING
JUNE 4 WHALES AND DOLPHINS
JULY 2 SPRING PLANTS – talking about gardens in July, plants to buy OPEN MEETING
SEPT 3 LOVELY LAVENDER – talk and demo on making lavender based items
OCT 1 BERYL COOK – an artist with the common touch
NOV 5 ANNE MARIE MORRIS – OPEN MEETING