Glapthorn Women's Institute
Glapthorn Women's Institute is a friendly group of local ladies who meet at 7.30 pm in Glapthorn Village Hall on the first Wednesday in the month, except for August. We also have one outing a year, at least, and two fundraising events.
Our meetings are lively and interesting, so please check out our current programme of events on this site. The membership subscription for 2020 is £43.00, which includes a monthly 'WI Life' magazine that is sent directly to your home.
Visitors are very welcome, we charge a fee of £4, which covers entry and tea & biscuits.
If you would like further information about Glapthorn WI, please ring our President, Sian Fox on 01780 433510, or send us an email Glapthorn WI
Glapthorn WI is affiliated to the and the National Federation of Women's Institutes
Glapthorn WI News
Glapthorn WI Programme for 2020
Wednesday 8th January
Bring and share party with games!
Wednesday 5th February
Natwest: Friends against scams. Learn how to recognise and avoid scams, stay safe in cyber space.
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'P'
Wednesday 4th March
Laughter Yoga: No mats or funny positions, you can sit or stand as you wish. We start slow, breathe deeply, stretch gently and then we…chuckle!
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'Q'
Wednesday 1st April
Fabulous Fabric Shoe Makeover
Watch as a shoes are upcycled into works of art to give them new life using fabrics.
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'R'
Wednesday 6th May
Annual Resolutions discussions & Our own entertainment!
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'S'
Saturday 2nd May – 2-5pm
Fund Raising at Shortwood Teas, Glapthorn Village Hall
Wednesday 3rd June
Sue Ryder charity representative will talk about the charity's work in the local area.
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'T'
Wednesday 1st July
We will be attending a talk at Fotheringhay Church. There will be Tea and cake!
Wednesday 5th August
Watch this space!
Wednesday 2nd September
Jane Isaac, best-selling author of detective fiction, joins us to talk about her journey as a novelist. A little about the publishing industry and the journey the book takes from pen to publication, character development and research.
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'U'
Wednesday 7th October
Annual General Meeting & Share your story! Bring a prop, tell us something we don't know. We know you are all fascinating – don't be shy!
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'V'
Wednesday 4th November
Peterborough Morris Dancers join us for a talk and perhaps some audience participation!
Competition: An item beginning with the letter 'W'
Wednesday 2nd December
We celebrate the forthcoming festivities at a local eatery!