Catherington WI meets in the All Saints Church Hall, Catherington Lane, Hants PO8 OTD on the second Wednesday of the month from 2.00pm – 4.00pm. The Hall is located next to All Saints Church. Click here
We are a friendly group of ladies (60+ members) who have a wide variety of interests. There is always a warm welcome for new members and visitors of all ages, so come and join us for a chat and some laughter. Our other activities include: Walking group, Craft group, Lunch club, scrabble, mahjong, Lent Lunch, Cinema/Theatre Club, Birthday Lunches, Strawberry Sparkle Party, visits to places of Interest.
The hall has disabled access and there is ample parking.
We aim to have meetings which are stimulating, interesting and entertaining. As well as a speaker or other activity, we hold a raffle at our meetings and often have a sales table of various crafts, plants, clothes and books. We support local and other organisations by collecting and passing on suitable items. Of course, there is always social time at each meeting. We are members of the South Downs Valley Group of WIs and take part in skittles, darts and quiz competitions.
WE ARE ALWAYS DELIGHTED TO WELCOME VISITORS We ask that visitors pay £2 per meeting (this includes tea, cake/biscuit and a raffle ticket). Visitors can attend up to 3 times before joining the WI.
Our Programme for 2017-18 is:
|Jun 14th||Hambledon Vineyard||Katrina Smith|
|July 12th||“And Now You See the Soprano” A talk and demonstration on opera singing.||Jennifer Parker-Lummis|
|Aug 9th||Hyden Farm||Richard Jones|
|Sep 13th||Catherington WI Birthday celebrations|
|Oct 11th||Butser Ancient Farm||Claire Walton|
|Nov 8th||Mini Craft and Produce Show|
|Dec 13th||Members’ Day – Christmas Party|
|Jan 10th||“The Miracle Flower from Flanders to the Tower”||Jeremy Prescott|
|Feb 14th||Empowering Girls||Sue Tinney from World Vision|
|Mar 14th||Home-Start (Butser) Home-Start is the UK’s leading family support charity||Nicola Winter|
|Apr 11th||Petticoat Pilot on gaining a pilot’s license at 56 years||Ann Chance|
|May 9th||Annual Meeting with pub lunch|