Smisby WI Programme
SMISBY WOMANS INSTITUTE
Monthly meetings in black. Additional Events in blue
January 20th “Down the Garden Path”, a humorous look at the privies of Leicestershire. Speaker : David Bell.
February 17th “Bits 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 21st “Canal 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