Category Archives: Women’s Institute

Christmas at Castle Howard

We had a fabulous day yesterday at Castle Howard for our WI Christmas day out. It’s become a bit of a tradition that we visit one of the stately homes decorated for Christmas. This is the second time we’ve been … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Christmas Decorations

Last year a few of us from my WI went to Alma House in Ripon for a workshop with Rachel Poole to make a stained glass nativity, we loved it and we were really proud of our nativities. So when … Continue reading

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A Productive Walk!

Last month the walking group of my WI met down by the river for a walk led by Hazel around the allotments of Otley. It was a hot sunny day and we discovered parts of Otley many of us never … Continue reading

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Tea & Tents

I’ve recently had a wonderful long weekend at Tea & Tents, a camping and crafting festival organised by members of the Unofficial Women’s Institute facebook page. There were 500 WI ladies from all over England and Wales all staying at … Continue reading

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