Here's what's happening this month at Gloucester Rd WI

October 2019

AGM and Butchery

Time to look back over the past year and for this month's activity we'll have Amy from Dave Giles Butchers telling us all about butchery.

Don't forget it's also the deadline for entries for the competition 'Get Creative, Celebrate Women'.

Meet as usual at St. Andrew's Bowling Club, Derby Road from 7.30pm.

We'll have the AGM presentation from Ali, signing in of new committee members and any WI news. Then Amy will do her talk and we'll also have the competition judging. It's going to be a busy meeting!


Dates for your Diary

15 Oct: Monthly Meeting, AGM and deadline for 'Get Creative – Celebrate Women!' competition

19 Oct: Wild Women, Wye Valley Canoe Trip

15 Nov: Charity Quiz, Alchemy

23 Oct:  The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Things to Remember

Please bring cake!

Bring along your Denman competition entry

Bring cash for charity quiz tickets (£5 per ticket, teams of 4)

Do you have ideas for next year's programme?

Get Creative – Celebrate Women!

Don’t forget to bring your entry for our competition. Entries will be judged at this month's meeting but winners will be announced at the charity quiz.

We have three prizes: First prize is £200 and two follow up prizes of £100 for you to spend on a course at Denman. 

Please note entries will need to be anonymous and taken home at the end of the night.

Club News

WIse Birds were victorious at the Glos Old Spot pub quiz and came first place out of 12 teams, winning £27 for our charity.
Fancy coming another time speak to Rebecca Wallace

Knit and Stitch: Meet as usual on the 1st Tuesday of the month at the Welly pub. Speak to Hannah Lowery

Book Group: Next meeting is 23 October and the book is The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Speak to Hayley Whitlock for more info

Dinner club: Going to Jean's tonight the 9th October!
For more info for the next dinner speak to Elisabeth Mueller

Anyone fancy being part of a Darts club!
Speak to Heather Griffin if you are interested!

Wild Women: Wye Valley Canoeing trip on 19th October.
Speak to Becky Root for info

If anyone has any other ideas for a club please speak to the committee and we can see how we can help!


Charity Nomination for 2019

Thank you for everyone who nominated a charity, we have chosen 1625 Independent People as our charity for 2019.

If anyone has a specific ideas for campaigning or fundraising to help this charity please let the committee know.

Charity Quiz 15th November

Please bring cash along this month to buy tickets to the quiz. Tickets are £5 per person and there will be teams of four. Even if you are not in a team please come along and we can make teams up on the night. Please note spaces are limited this year so get your tickets early!

Cakes and Bakes at Meetings

Cake sales are going well this year and we are almost halfway towards our target of £200.

New Members

Coming along for the first time this month?

You are very welcome, we still have places available for new members or come along as a visitor. If you want to sign-up please bring your completed membership form and payment.

Came along last month for the first time?

If you have any questions or don't know anyone, let us know and we can put you with a buddy to show you the ropes.

Last Month

Bangra Drumming!

Find out more on our website
Our 2019 programme


If you’d like to join our vibrant and active WI, membership for 2019 is £42.00.  We do accept visitors at our meetings, which costs £5. Find out more about being a member

To find out more about the WI and what membership gets you, visit the national website.

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