Outings & Events

NEW…………Theatre Trip; Friday 27th October. 7.30pm Sister Act by Abingdon Operatic society at Abingdon, ring Judy please.

EVENT OF THE YEAR was our lovely President, Karen, getting married in August.  A couple more photos can be seen in the “Gallery page”.



A lovely lunch was enjoyed on 4th September by a couple of dozen of our members at the Waterfront Cafe in Benson, on the river  – Thanks for those that organised it.  How do we manage to have so much to chat about???


BMW Cowley; Monday 21st August.  A great visit and a super tea afterwards.





Judy, Mary, Cilla, June and Susan enjoying the sun

IMG_0396A lovely afternoon was had by all at our recent trip to Henley on Thames.  Coffee, Boat trip  followed by lunch and free time in Henley. Many thanks to Susan for a great trip and organising such perfect weather!!


Pictured above are the ladies at Chalgrove Manor.  This outing included a private guided visit to the ancient Manor House, a pub lunch and visiting the Medieval painting in the Church.  A grand day out was had by all!

We have many outings and events,  these come under 4 different headings:Blewbury WI events, these are organised by us, these are found on our drop down tabs for regular groups, or listed below.

  • RAL  Friday lectures, (at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories, Harwell) contact Judy   – next session:  Friday  8 September is on Dangerous Worlds.  Then:
                 – 13 October is “A is for Arsenic, the poisons of Agatha Christie”
                 – 24 November is “Pressing FIRE, the most powerful laser in the world”.
  • Bombay Gin: NB postponed from July will now be September, exact date to be advised.

Didcot Group Events, these are organised by a committee  consisting of members of all the 10 WI’s in our area.

  • The next Group meeting   is 7.30pm Tuesday 17th October at Harwell, (we  presume it’s in the new village hall but watch this space), featuring Nick Thomas , a script writer.

Oxfordshire WI, organised by our county federation.    See the latest edition of ‘News and Views’    or ofwi.weebly.com

 National WI, usually the AGM, an exhibition or a weekend away.
  • NFWI annual meeting ,  Cardiff , June 2018


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