Clipston WI

  • Celebrating 100 years in 2018

We are a welcoming and fun-loving group of women of all ages looking for new interests, great company and have a strong sense of community.    If you are looking for new friends and wanting to get involved in village life then get in touch. 

Try WI membership which is on special offer until March 2021

Clipston President: Rose Anderson Tel: 07742379444  Email: roseanderson854@yahoo.com

The Main Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month, usually at 7.30pm in the Village Hall, Clipston (except where noted) – Visitors are most welcome for £5 and we have open meetings that welcome men and older children too.

Additional Social Meetings are the fourth Wednesday of the month and the Walking Club goes out the first Tuesday & third Friday of the month.  Meet with transport at  Clipston Recreation field carpark to leave promptly at 1.30pm

You can see our full programme for 2021 here

Due to COVID-19 restrictions some meetings are taking place via zoom (see programme for details)

 

 Tuesday Main Meetings 2021  

March 9th Zoom meeting

Nine strangers cycling across America, Rachel Lundy. She gave up her job to cycle across America with strangers

April 13th

Feeling Good Looking Great, Lesley Clarke. Discovering what clothes, styles and colours work best for you. Open meeting

May 11th

WI resolutions & Bring & Buy, home made items also welcome. Donations for WI funds.

June 8th

Hambleton Bakery, Rob Hill. 2012 winner of ITV’s “Britain’s Best Small Bakery” Open meeting

July 13th

Clipston’s ballroom dancer Roz Strachan.  2019 Grand Finals Blackpool 1st place in the Silver Rumba

August 10th

The Jerusalem Jammers, demonstration of Ladies’ Morris Dancing (and possible participation)

September 14th 

Acholi Beadcraft, Alison Rockett. Learn traditional Ugandan skills along with fascinating stories of the Acholi tribe. Jewellery for sale.

October 12th Annual Meeting &

LOROS Hospice Christina Faull

November 9th

Cocktail Shaker Boys. All about cocktails and a little liquid alchemy! Open meeting

December 14th
Christmas party with a difference!

 Wednesday Social Meetings 2021

February 24th 7.30pm Zoom meeting “What a great film! “ Film discussion The White Crow.  Watch it on BBC iplayer until 21st Feb. 

March 24th 2pm Haddon fields pavilion, “Photography adventure” with Caroline Burton. Bring a camera or phone.

April 28th 7.30pm Relax Adults Niki Hendry-Adams. Learn techniques to relax. Village Hall Open meeting

May TBC Cromford Mills Matlock. UNESCO world heritage site. World’s first water powered cotton spinning factory. The home of mass production. Open Meeting

June 23rd 1.45pm Kelmarsh Hall Gardens - Guided tour with Head Gardener, Tracey Spokes

July 28th Afternoon tea party tbc

August 25th No event

September 29th 11am Morning coffee and chat at Buddhist Centre, Thornby

October 27th Pub meal time and venue tbc

November 24th 7.30pm Home made Xmas Decorations, Christina Faull Village Hall

December No event

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