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The Women’s Institute (WI) offers opportunities for all women to enjoy friendship, to learn, to widen their horizons and together to influence national and international affairs’


This is our programme for 2012:


Meetings for 2012

  • January 3rd - The Children's Hospice - Dick Roper.

  • February 7th - Story of a Suffolk gardener - Brian Thurlow.

  • March 6th - The Cooking Canon Entertains - Rev John Eley.

  • April 3rd - The Lost City of Petra - Rodney Tibbs.

  • May 1st - RESOLUTIONS. Adrian Walters, Warden of the Common Lands Charity.

  • June 12th - Aromatherapy - Linda Rice.

  • July 3rd - Songs from the shows - David Padwick.

  • August 7th - Strawberry tea in a members garden.

  • September 4th Country life in the times of Gainsborough and Constable - Martin Roper.

  • October 2nd - Confessions of a Diplomats wife - Celia Simms.

  • November 6th - AGM - social time.

  • December 4th - No speaker.


Visits for 2012.

  • January 26th - Meal at the Mill Hotel.

  • May 9th - A visit to Boots, Sudbury, for a make up demonstration with refreshments.

  • June 28th - Visit to Van Dal, Norwich.

  • October 10th and 17th Visit to Viridor, recycling centre, Great Blakenham.

  • December, date TBA Christmas Meal.


Fundraising event October 27th - Craft Fair at St Peters, Sudbury.



Craft Club, every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Stevenson Centre, Great Cornard, 1.30 to 4.00.



Please feel free to come along to one of our meetings, there is no charge for this, and a warm welcome will await you. We meet at The Stevenson Centre on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm.


For further information please phone me on (01787) 372648


Trish Hale President

Great Cornard WI