ULLESTHORPE WI

COME TO A MEETING AND SEE WHAT WE DO.

YOU ARE VERY WELCOME. YOU MAY LIKE US!

 

 

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:

Meetings

12th September     Autumn cookery demonstration with Brenda Featherstone

10th October         Catch me out! Speaker Eileen Fox. Topics chosen by members

14th November       Annual Meeting. Surprise event!

12th December     How to survive Christmas. Speaker  Penny Hodgson.

 

Events

Group meeting on 4th  October. Claybrooke Mill and it’s History. Supper evening.

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

 

For more information about Ullesthorpe WI please contact:

President: Jean Eastell 01455 209254
Vice President: Teresa Burgess 01455 209358       and      Secretary: Clare Robertson Smith 01455 202499

Meeting Reports

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 soup...

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Mad Hats

Mad Hats

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...

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Roxanne: Belly Dancer

Roxanne: Belly Dancer

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...

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Maundy Money (WI)

Maundy Money (WI)

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...

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Busy March (WI)

Busy March (WI)

Ullesthorpe WI ladies have had a busy month. First there was a trip to The Hippodrome in Birmingham to see the ballet Beauty and the Beast. Then an interesting walk around Leicester with a  Blue Badge guide Steve Bruce.  We followed the Suffragette...

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