Ollerton WI

Ollerton WI

Ollerton WI president Janet Godwin laid flowers at Old Ollerton Memorial Gardens on behalf of Ollerton and Boughton WI to commemorate the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The group would like to invite the whole of Ollerton, Boughton and surrounding villages to...
East Markham WI

East Markham WI

The September meeting of East Markham WI began with members and visitors observing a minute’s silence in memory of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty had a long association with the WI, joining Sandringham WI in 1943, where the Queen Mother and Queen Mary also had been...
Worksop Wonders WI

Worksop Wonders WI

Remembrance and poppies have been the theme of the past few months for Worksop Wonders WI. In September, the group remembered our late Queen with a two-minute silence and then, in WI tradition, a cake.Some members have been busy making knitting 70 poppies for Clumber...
Retford Mayflower WI

Retford Mayflower WI

At Retford Mayflower WI’s September meeting the members enjoyed an informative talk and slide show by Julian Ellis on the ‘Framework Knitters and Luddites’. In the preserved frame shop at the museum in Ruddington visitors can see 200-year-old knitting machines...
Green-fingered frolics!

Green-fingered frolics!

The Lea Women’s Institute will be getting to grips with green-fingered frolics during their November activity. While the nights darken and thoughts turn to hibernating for the winter, the ladies will plan ahead by planting bulbs. Sowing a little effort now will...