Smisby Village

Smisby WI Programme



 Monthly meetings in black. Additional Events in blue

2022 programme

January 20th  “Down the Garden Path”, a humorous look at the privies of Leicestershire. Speaker : David Bell.


February 17thBits and Bobs” Back by popular demand, guess the items. Speaker: Bob Neal.


March 17th Good Bread doing Good. Speaker: Michelle Stratford of Planet Bakers


March 24th "Sex and the Tudors"  Speaker: Lesley Smith  (Special event for members)


April 21st Cycle round Calke tramway  Meet at the Ticknall Village Hall car park to leave at 10am. 


April 21stCanal Boats for the Disabled” Waterway trips & holidays for the disabled.  Speaker : Tim Marren.


April 28th Visit to Loughborough bell Foundry Open £10.50


May 5th Coach Visit to Gladstone Pottery, Stoke on Trent. (Open Members £11.50 non-members £12)


May 19th  AGM & Resolutions Cheese & Wine Evening  Unveiling of Covid Squares)


June 11th NFWI AGM


June 12th  Queens Jubilee afternoon party with Baroness of Bolsover 2pm Best hats to be worn


June 16th  “Everyday aromatherapy” Speaker: Liz Neal.


July 21st Ticknall Pots and Potters. Speaker: Marie Picken.


July 27th Evening Theatre Visit  to see "Half a Sixpence" at Kilworth House Open Air Theatre £45


August 6th Visit to Kew Gardens £35 Members Guests £40


August 18th The life of a Stone Carver, Speaker: Graeme Mitcheson M.R.B.S


 September 15th “The adventures of Ruffles” A story about an Airedale Terrier and his adventures on a steam railway. Speaker; Rachel Greaves


September 28th Group Meeting, Ticknall 


October 20th Open night  “A Mixture of Mysteries” Speaker:  Graham Sutherland a Blue Badge Guide.


November 17th “Funny Bones and Wisdom Teeth” A retired doctor, dentist and academic and former script writer looks at the funny side of his career. Speaker; Dr Ray Lowry.


November 24th & 25th Thursford Christmas Spectacular and Norwich Coach trip


Dthecember 8th Balloon modelling with a festive TWIST” Speaker: John Parnell Pooled refreshments:


December 20th (Tuesday) Christmas Lunch at the Willesley Park Golf Club, Measham Road, Ashby