ULLESTHORPE WI

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YOU ARE VERY WELCOME.  YOU MAY LIKE US!

 

We normally meet meet in the Village Hall at 2pm on the second Thursday of the month.
Click for the 2022 programme, which gets underway on Thursday 10th February when as always visitors are very welcome.

 

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

The Ullesthorpe Scarecrow Competition

The WI President

Meeting Reports

95th Anniversary

95th Anniversary

On Thursday 9th December members of Ullesthorpe WI celebrated their 95th Anniversary. The first ladies met on December 8th 1926 and the President and founder was Beatrice Seale from the village. It was a very thriving group with lots of activities, trips and...

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Ginny Davis

Ginny Davis

The Ullesthorpe W.I. held their October meeting  at the Ullesthorpe Village Hall, where our speaker was Ginny Davis, whose entertaining talk was ‘To the Fringe and Beyond’.  Ginny was a former translator and barrister and she is now a writer and...

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Canine Partners

Canine Partners

Ullesthorpe WI has at last returned to some form of normality. Members met for an afternoon tea in the garden of a member and then held their first meeting in the village Hall on 12th August. The speaker was Nick Syderham from the Canine Partners Association. He...

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Jane Isaac

Jane Isaac

The Ullesthorpe W.I. held their July meeting on Zoom again, hopefully for the last time!, when Jane Isaac gave an interesting talk about her life as a novelist.  Jane writes crime and psychological thriller novels and is based in Northamptonshire. ‘The Lies Within’...

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WI and John Betjeman

WI and John Betjeman

The ladies of the Ullesthorpe W.I. had another zoom meeting in June.  John Florance,  retired BBC Radio Leicester presenter  gave a very interesting talk about Sir John Betjeman.  Sir John Betjeman was born in 1906.  He became well known during the fifties, sixties...

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Honey bees

Honey bees

The ladies of the Ullesthorpe W.I. met in April on Zoom to hear an interesting talk by Julia Wallis about Honey Bees and Beekeeping.  The United Kingdom consumption of honey is 43 tons per annum, of which 95% has to be imported.  Bees are very...

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