A Warm Welcome awaits Members, Visitors and Guests to Chilworth W.I.
Please note that there will be a £5 charge for visitors which will include refreshments
We meet on the 2nd Thursday each month 2-15 for 2.30 start until 4.30pm
The Village hall is situated on the main A27 between Southampton and Romsey, with its entrance alongside the Chilworth Arms pub/restaurant. The postcode is SO16 7LD. There is a ramp at the back of the hall to enable wheelchair / disabled access and there is a loo/wash room with easy disabled access. Click here for a map.
Last month (12th January) we held our extra special meeting with Dame Esther Rantzen and our invited 250 invited other Hampshire WI ladies
Our next meeting is on 8th March when we have Violet McMonnies coming to show us some fun, innovative ways to dress your table
Book / Reading Group – This Group meet every six weeks. The meeting is held at a members house. The next meeting is on 13th March and the book will be ‘Old Filth’ by Jane Gardman. Contact Carole at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Craft Group to include knit, crochet, needlework, paper crafts, embroidery – and any other crafts requested – just to get us started. To be held on the 1st Thursday of the month, at North Baddesley Baptist Church Hall – Nutburn Road – the next meeting will be on Thursday 1st March – Cost £4.00 per session depending on numbers to cover cost of hall hire. Refreshments supplied. We will be continuing work on the ” Yarn Bom Bollard” as part of Easter Celebrations in Romsey. I expect Marylou will have something else up her sleeve for us to try.
Theatre Group – Tickets booked for ‘No Finer Life’ at Hangar Farm Arts Centre on 24th Feb 2018 –
22 seats have been booked for the Final Dress Rehearsal at Romsey Plaza of the play ‘Separate Tables’
Seats now booked for Calendar Girls at the Mayflower January 2019
Lunch Club – The Maritimo Lounge – 1, Admiral’s Quay – Ocean Village SO14 3LG Southampton is the venue for our next lunch get together on
New Table Tennis Group – This has been set up by one of our members and will be held at her house every other Tuesday afternoon for up to 8 people at a time. The first meeting was held on 6th February and was a great success and enjoyed by all. Next meeting 20th Feb – same place – same time
Please feel free to email us at email@example.com for any further information on any of the above groups, or any other enquiries.
Visitors are welcome to attend two meetings, after which, should you like to join us, we can add your your name to the waiting list as we are at capacity at the moment . Please note – There is a £5.00 charge for visitors.
Our programme up until 10th May 2018
|11 Jan 2018||Going, going, gone||Resolutions and ‘ Going going gone’ Santa’s Mistakes!|
|12 Jan||Extra meeting||Dame Esther Ranzten – speaking about Loneliness at Crosfield Hall – £10 adm inc refreshments|
|8th Feb||Steve Herr||The history of Cunard and its Glamorous Stars and passengers|
|8th Mar||Violet Mcmonies||Table Dressing Demonstration – Clever, fun, original ways to dress your table.|
|12 April||Julie Raines||The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Do you know the ingredients of your beauty products?|
|10th May||Annual meeting|
|31st May||Flower Fest||Coach Trip to Flower Festival at Chichester Cathedral – few spaces left @£28 inc|
|Past Events 2016|
|8th Sept||Richard Allen||The 1920s|
|13th Oct||Graham Meech||Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance Operations|
|10th Nov||Xmas Bikkies||Decorating Gingerbread Houses with Melissa O’Dwyer from Little Bees Bakery|
|8th Dec||Make it, Take it and Shake it||Christmas themed fun with entertainment|
|PAST EVENTS 2017|
|12th January 2017||Hearing Dogs for the Deaf||A visit from Rob Harvey – dog trainer with his beautiful black labrador who he is training at the moment.|
|9th February||On Two Wheels||Heather Evans – Director of Bespoke Biking WinchesterPlease come along and join us.|
|9th March||War Horse||Phoebe Merrick – Chair of Romsey local History Society – talking about the War Horses that went through Romsey|
|13th April||Annual meeting||Our 1st Annual meeting – with an Easter Theme|
|27th April||Winchester Walk 2||2nd part of Winchester Walk with Andrew Negus – and finish with pub lunch – meet King Arthur 10.30am|
|11th May||The Sewing Bee||May Martin from televisions “Sewing Bee” programme. She will come and chat to us. Competition – sew a bag – small, medium – any use – sewn not knitted|
|12th May||Theatre Trip||“Goodnight Mr Tom” at the Point Eastleigh – Eastleigh operatic and Musical Society production|
|18th May||Chatham Dockyard||Coach trip to Historic Chatham dockyard – including “Call the Midwife’ Tour. This is where the TV series is filmed. Includes tour of Victorian Ropery|
|10th June||We Are One||Our 1st Birthday meeting – Visual 1st Quiz, Special Speaker, Food, fun and Friendship|
|13th July||ACWW||Maureen Levenson HCFWI Chair talking to us about ACWW – Associated Country Women of the World –|
|14th July||Theatre Group||Visit to Romsey Plaza – outdoor showing of “Lillies of the Land” Bring chair and Picnic|
|10th August||Summer Social||Cream Tea at Brambridge Garden Centre|
|14th Sept||Kate Channing||Every Body active in later Life|
|21st Sept||Outing||Autumn Coach Outing to Bletchley Park – Home of the WW2 codebreakers|
|12th Oct||Julie Gallagher||Trading Standards and How to avoid those Scams|
|9th Nov||Jeremy Prescott||Sacrifice and Remembrance – Jeremy is a Representative of Commonwealth War Graves Commission|
|14th Dec||Alan Page||Christmas Fun and Christmas Flower arrangements|