Women's Institute

Women's Institute
Village Hall, Hemingford Abbots, 1st Wed every month (exc. Aug) 7.30 p.m.

Hemingford Abbots WI was founded in 1919 and is looking forward to celebrating it's centenary in 2019.  The current membership (of about 30) come from Hemingford Abbots, Hemingford Grey and surrounding towns and villages.  The group enjoys a busy schedule throughout the year including speakers, activities and outings.  The itinerary or the remainder of the year is as follows:

December - Our Christmas party is on Wednesday 5th December.  Maria from Riverside Rose will help members make a Christmas table decoration (members please remember to bring along some greenery and secateurs).  We will also be collecting food for the local foodbank and submitting suggestions for our centenary logo.

New members will be warmly welcomed.

Contact : Janine Hamilton, President, 01480 390505. 

A glimpse back at 2018........

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Hemingford Abbots Women’s Institute will be celebrating its 100th birthday in April.  Why not join us for a year of celebrations?  We meet the first Wednesday of the month
 in the Village Hall at 7.30pm

A summary of our 2019 programme so far – additional events planned!

January 9th   Centenary planning meeting with hands on crafts

February 6th  Film Night

March 6th       Members’ Night

April 3rd         Celebration Supper for members past & present

May 1st         Beekeeping with Sue Jakeman - open meeting 

June 5th        Visit to Margaret’s Parish Church & The Axe & Compass

July 3rd         Posh afternoon tea!

August 7th    No meeting

Sept 4th         Women Gardeners in the First World War 

Oct 2nd          Quizz & Fizz Games Night

Nov 6th          AGM & Musical evening

Dec 4th          Christmas Party with Crafts