We are a welcoming, inclusive 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.
Clipston President: Julia Blake Tel: 07880700699
The Main Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of each month, 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 in the 2nd week of the month, usually on a Tuesday, at various venues and times of day.
The Walking Club goes out the 3rd Tuesday of the month (April-October). Meet with transport at Clipston Recreation field carpark to leave promptly at 1.30pm.
Definitely not just jam and Jerusalem! We are a group of women getting together to make new friends, be part of a community, learn new things and have fun.
The 2023 events are exciting and varied and we hope you get a lot from them. You can see the full programme here CWI programme for 2023-2024
We always love to hear your ideas too.
View our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Wednesday Main Meetings 2023 (4th wednesday of the month)
Doors open 7.15pm for 7.30pm start
January 25th: Open Meeting. All welcome
Books, books, books, everything you didn’t know about them
Speaker: Caroline Bendix . Winner of the Plowden medal for conservation in 2019 for development of a new discipline of the conservation of books.
Oranges and Lemons: Tour London from your chair!
The history and architecture of churches in the nursery rhyme.
Speaker: Colin Cohen who was born in the Whitechapel area of London and will explore churches around the city that are often hidden behind larger buildings now,
Annual meeting and Project Linus UK
After our annual meeting Lynda Hill will be talking to us about qulits that are made for sick and disadvantage children by Project Linus UK
Speaker: Tina Bodsworth
Come and create beautiful cards with geometric patterns. A very relaxing craft.
May 24th: Open Meeting. All welcome
Speaker: Philip Prew, Red Bull and former McLaren and Mercedes F1 race engineer.Promises to be a fascinating insight into a high powered and exhilarating sport.
Feeling Good. Looking Great
Speaker: Lesley Clarke
Discovering what clothes, styles and colours work best for you.
Maison De Macarons
Speaker: Kimm Cover
A Buisness dedicated to Macarons with a tasting too!
Some pictures of our events
Our new logo for 2023
Visiting the Rennie Mackintosh art deco House 78 Derngate
A relaxed crafting evening. Discovering hidden talents was fun
Well-behaved dogs welcome on the walks!
Ganders' Goat: What an amazing enterprise and great soap and ice cream too!
Food for thought: Cultivation of these high protein worms and insects will reduce the impact of farming on the enviroment
The Gliding Club tour as they prepared for the Women's World Championships in August 2022 was really interesting
COVID times: Cold but undaunted
Welford canal- side walk
A picnic was a welcome relief after lock-down in August 2020
Your committee hard at work!
Working hard on IT skills
Celebrating 100 years in 2018