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The WI 

Inspiring women - then and now

The WI is a unique organisation shaped by its members. In 1915, they set out to give women a voice and to be a force for good in the community.

 Today, they are the largest women’s organisation in the UK and they pride themselves on being a trusted place for all women of all generations, to share experiences and learn from each other.

A WI membership offers the opportunity to meet women in your local area in-person and virtually, to make friends and make a difference in your community. 

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Detailed Information

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  • We enjoy lively meetings with an annual programme of speakers covering a wide range of subjects.

  • In addition we have a craft club held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (fee payable)at KLASSIC park from 09:30 - 12:30pm

  • An informal Strollers group which meets at the Library each Thursday at 10.00am (weather dependent).

  • We have a book club that meets once a month.

  • On the last Monday of each month we have a Coffee Morning at Jack’s Patch Garden Centre in the Willow Tree Restaurant.

  • We also arrange visits to places e.g. Wakefield Mining Museum,  Doddington Hall at Xmas, International Bomber Command Centre, The Crocuses near Hackthorn, Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington.

The Kirton in Lindsey WI branch was formed in 1937 and there has been a meeting almost every month in the town since then.

Membership numbers have varied over the years, but we are currently thriving and have  50+ members at the present, making us one of the larger groups in the Lincolnshire Humber Federation. 

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