Bunbury W.I. meets at 7.30pm on the 2nd Thursday of every month in the Playing Fields Pavilion with a talk or demonstration, some brief WI business and refreshments prepared by Members.
Bunbury WI is part of the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI). There are 6,500 WIs nationally grouped together to form 70 county and island federations, each with a regional office.
Bunbury WI is in the Cheshire Federation of Women’s Institutes (CFWI). The Headquarters are at 11 White Friars, Chester, an interesting building in the city centre – please browse the website at www.cheshirewi.org.uk. for further information. Bunbury WI belongs to Forest Group, which has twice yearly meetings for all its members to socialise and enjoy excellent speakers, a carol concert and even a darts evening. The WI also has its own residential college near Oxford where members can enjoy a wide variety of courses in lovely surroundings.
Apart from our monthly meetings we have regular outings and also have smaller groups for reading, keep-fit, quizzing, luncheons, and crafts.
Our monthly speakers for 2017 are:
2th January – New Year Luncheon
9th February – “Seven Ages of Woman”
9th March – “Learning by my Mistakes”
13th April – “Guide Dogs for the Blind”
11th May – Resolutions and Social Evening
8th June – “The Story of Waitrose”
13th July – “Ladies of the Manor of Ellesmere”
10th August – Pottery Painting with Kraftynoon
14th September – Bunbury WI Produce Show
12th October – “Recycling”
9th November – Annual Meeting
14th December – “Origin of Nursery Rhymes”
The WI is a great way to meet like-minded women and make new friends. Visitors are welcome to join us. Just turn up – there is no charge for the first two visits. If you would like any more information please contact Trish Welch on 01829 260412.