Tilly WIdgets formed on the 9th April 2014 and is a modern WI, our members range from 21 to 71, there really is something for everyone. The inspiration for our name came from Tilly Shilling, an inspirational Farnborough woman who was a pioneer in British aviation.
We meet on the second Wednesday of the month in the Trinity Church Hall, Blackwater GU17 9BN at 7.30pm and we have a craft group on the third Wednesday of the month at Sainsbury Farnborough 7.30pm – 9.30pm.
We are so excited about the year ahead, there really has never been a better time to join the WI and we have an inspiring calendar of events:
January – Juggling Jake – circus skills and stories
February – Spaced Out – To infinity and beyond with astro-physicist Moncho
March – You Can Ring My Bell – Town Crier, by popular demand
April – AGM with a debate of the 2016 resolutions – members only
May – Happy Birthday Tilly WIdgets – birthday tea with Sue Hathaway of RVS. Wear a hat!
June – Ribbons, Bells and Handkerchiefs – with the Yateley Morris Men
July – Garden In A Basket – Hanging basket planting with Redfields Garden Centre
August – Summer Walk
September – Harvest Wreaths – with Laura Hawken of Merrist Wood College
October – Boobs and Bras – breast awareness month, wear pink!
November – Strictly Nutrition – nutritional therapist M Fullbrook BSc(Hons)
December – Christmas Cupcakes – with Caroline, the Moodle Mistress
If you would like to join us please contact Mandy Pike firstname.lastname@example.org or Louise Pitman email@example.com
Health and happiness talk was our inaugural meeting. Summer 2015 we were very lucky to have Neil the “sewing soldier” come and give us a talk about his experience on the Great British Sewing Bee!!