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We meet in the Village Hall monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 2pm. We have trips to the theatre, ballet and this year we are visiting The Wedgwood Factory, the ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome and have booked to see Calendar Girls in Leicester.
It is a special year as Leicestershire and Rutland Federation celebrate 100 years of WI life. There are many events to enjoy. Have a look at our 2019 programme:
12th December How to survive Christmas. Speaker Penny Hodgson.
Evita at Hinckley in November.
Nutcracker ballet in December
Carol concert in Broughton Astley in December.
Please call on the following numbers for more information:
01455 209254 and 01455 202499
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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...
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 soup...
Ullesthorpe WI visit to Tutbury castle for lunch and to be entertained by The Curator acting as Anne Boleyn.
Ullesthorpe WI members have had a busy and enjoyable two months. We spent our July Meeting with our twinned WI in Stretton on Dunsmore . Their speaker was Paul Taberner who had amusing and serious stories of his life as head of the Police CSI Unit. This was...
At the June meeting Ullesthorpe ladies were entertained by Roxanne Dinsdale a professional belly dancer from Leicester. She was excellent, very talented and knowledgeable about the dances, their history and moves. The name "belly dance" is a western term for the...
We had an extremely fascinating talk about Maundy Money from Joan Beeson, who was a recipient in Leicester cathedral in 2017. The term derives from the commandment Jesus gave his disciples (‘Mandatum' in Latin) ‘ that you love one another’. Originally given to the...