What's on in Wiltshire

Please be advised that all events are subject to Government regulations for gatherings. The WI cannot be held responsible for events that are cancelled or postponed.  

Weekly WI Quiz Night

Every Wednesday 
with "doors open"
at 6.30pm 

for a 7pm start

Zoom Virtual Meeting

£0

Lesley Holdway (WFWI Chair) invites you to a scheduled weekly Zoom Quiz Night. It is for fun, friendship and a bit of knowledge.

Cost

New Speakers' Morning

Monday 4 October 2021

at 10.30am to 12.30pm

Zoom Virtual Meeting

This is an opportunity to hear and give your opinion on applicants for the Speakers List. Featuring:

Veronica Hewins - Life & growing up in India, Christopher Chippendale - The importance of lasting power of Attorney, 

Samantha Fountain - Roman Woman: Inside and outside the home, Chris Turner -  Be smarter than your phone. Registration closes Monday 27 September 2021. 

Cost

£2.50 per device access code

The Body Through the Porthole

Thursday 7 October 2021

at 7.00pm 

Zoom Virtual Meeting

Steve Herra tells of a true story from 1947. A murder mystery aboard The Durban, sailing from Cape Town to Southampton, 90 miles from the nearest land and in shark invested waters. Steve will present all the evidence surrounding the mystery and explain what happened after the trial. You, the audience, will act as jury and decide if the accused was guilty or not guilty of murder

Cost

£5 per device access code

Wednesday 10th November 2021 at 2.00pm to 3.30pm

Black Teeth and Dirty Fingernails

Zoom Virtual Meeting

David Allen presents a talk on The Great Unwashed of Victorian London. While the wealthy privileged few were contemplating which bonnet to wear that day, thousands of ordinary people were living in cramped, vermin-ridden slums and workhouses. Including eye -witness accounts and images and reports from the 1800s, discover how the Victorian poor survived without running water, flushing toilets or supermarkets!

Cost

£5 per person access code

WFWI ACM

Saturday 16 October 2021

at 10.30am

Zoom Virtual Meeting

After the success of last year’s virtual Annual Council Meeting we are confident this will be another great event but are once again saddened that we will not be meeting in person. 

Tracy Daszkiewicz - the woman who helped save Salisbury during the Novochok crisis.  She is the Deputy Director of Population Health & Wellbeing with Public Health England. 

Mary-Jess Leaverland who won China’s version of the X Factor.  Her story makes you realise that you can achieve almost any dream you want.

Cost

£5 per person access code

Ditch the Plastic

Tuesday 26 October 2021

at 7.00pm

Zoom Virtual Meeting

Wendy Paton was featured in the May/June 2021 issue of WI Life.

Learn how small, everyday actions can reduce the use of plastics which are harmful to the environment. Every little act adds to the big effort to reduce plastic pollution. Registration

closing date is 12 October 2021.

Cost

£5 per device access code

Thursday 18th November 2021 at 10.30am

Irish International Day

Zoom Virtual Meeting

A morning to celebrated and learn about Ireland's unique culture and history including a Travelogue Presentation, the Magdalene Babies, Peat Bog Restoration, the Islands of Ireland, and Ghost of Hotels & Inns. Plus more to be revealed closer to the event.

Cost

£5 per device access code

Monday 22nd November 2021 Session 1: 10.00am to 12.00pm

Session 2: 1.00pm to 3.00pm

Christmas Dorset Buttons Workshop

West Lavington Village Hall Sandfield West Lavington

SN10 4HL

A Dorset button is a craft-made button originating in the English county it is named after. It is characteristically made by repeatedly binding yarn over a disc or ring former. Jen Best of www.beakerbutton.co.uk will show you how to made one or two Christmas buttons in a choice of colors to adorn your tree.

Cost

£20 per person per session
per button includes all materials

 

Holidays

Delights of Bedfordshire

Departing 9 May 2022

for 5 days

WFWI offers this chance to see the delights of Bedfordshire including 4* hotel, Blue Badge guide on Days 2 of 4 and executive coach throughout. Sights visited will be Bletchley Park, Imperial War Museum Duxford, Woburn Abbey & Safari Park, Shuttleworth Museum, Carriage Tea Room with included cream tea, and Waddesdon Manor.

Cost

from £729

 

Competitions

WFWI Calendar 2023

Theme - Open Window

Before 31 December 2021

WFWI theme for 2023 is "View from an Open Window in Wiltshire". Please send your submission in landscape format to fedsec@wiltshirewi.org.uk and do not reduce the size.

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