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...
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...
Great British Flower Revival

Great British Flower Revival

The ladies of the Ullesthorpe W.I. had another Zoom meeting with a speaker in March, which was attended by 22 ladies.  Our speaker was Polly Morgans  who gave an interesting talk about The Great British Flower Revival.  All our flowers...
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...