WI 2021 plans

WI 2021 plans

The ladies of Ullesthorpe WI would like to wish everyone a Very Happy New Year. It has been a difficult year for all of us. We have had to find different ways of keeping in touch, newsletters, zoom calls and meeting in open areas when possible. We have succeeded and...
Lockdown time

Lockdown time

The last meeting of our W I was in March just before Lockdown and as with all other groups we have tried to keep in touch with each other.We haven’t been able to use the Hall but have managed to meet in small groups of 6 in members gardens during the summer. We...
Blood Bikes

Blood Bikes

Our March speaker was Elaine Bivins who gave us a very interesting insight into Blood Bikes. This is an amazing Charity who deliver not only blood but vital supplies including breast milk to hospitals all over the country. Elaine and Paul work voluntary in the...
Yuko Dixon

Yuko Dixon

We began 2020 with our Annual Dinner at the Ullesthorpe Court Hotel. We also invited our families and friends, a good opportunity to catch up with  everyone.In February our speaker was Yuko Dixon, a Japanese lady who not only demonstrated how to make Japanese food but...
Claybrooke Mill

Claybrooke Mill

Ullesthorpe WI were the hosts for the Wycliffe Group meeting this month. The speaker was Spencer Craven from Claybrooke Mill . He gave an excellent talk on the history of the Mill from Roman times until now. He told us about the different changes and problems...
Brenda Featherstone

Brenda Featherstone

Our September meeting was looked forward to with eager anticipation … our “speaker” was the fabulous farmhouse cook Brenda Featherstone. We had a wonderful demonstration of several dishes designed to make the most of Harvest produce, from a hearty leek and bacon...