Diary of Events



Wednesday 17th - Wiltshire Western Dance Day, Village Hall, West Lavington SN10 4HR, 10.30am - 3.30pm
Come along to a Western Dance Day hosted by Elaine Bywaters.  Learn a new dance style and have some fun!  No previous experience required. All abilities welcome. Includes refreshment - bring a packed lunch.

Thursday 20th - Mono Printing, South Newton & Wishford Village Hall, Warminster Road, South Newton SP2 0PJ - 9.30am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4.30pm.
This course will introduce you to a range of mono printing techniques and demonstrate a range of possibilities for creating your own unique piece of artwork.  You will come away with a selection of completed images, examples and references for future work.  - Suitable for people with little or no experience.

Tuesday 30th - Annual Council Meeting, City Hall, Salisbury SP2 7TU - 10.30am to 3.30pm
"Inspiring Women"
Sally Becker,
moved by the images of suffering Sally set off to the war-torn region of Bosnia-Herzegovina.  Sally continued her missions throughout the war, evacuating the wounded from all sides.  Something she continues to do in war-torn areas to this day.
Our morning speaker will be Lucienne Boyce, an author from Bristol. In 1907 suffragette Annie Kenney brought the militants fight for women's rights to vote to Bristol.  Lucienne will tell us the fascinating stories of Bristol and Wiltshire's suffragette years, and the women who fought for our right to vote.


Thursday 8th - An Afternoon of Entertaiment - featuring the Ogmore Valley Welsh Male Choir at The White Horse Country Park, Westbury - 12 noon to 4.30pm. (doors open at 11.30am - lunch 12.30pm).
Includes a Ploughman's lunch and a cup of tea or coffee with Welsh cake during the interval.

Tuesday 13th - Whist Lunch, Village Hall, West Lavington, SN10 4 HL! 10.30am- 3.30pm
Includes a hot lunch and a glass of wine.

Thursday 17th - Christmas Crafts Workshops, Goatacre Village Hall, Nr Lyneham, SN11 9JA -10am - 4.30pm
Choose from four options - Knitted Christmas Tree, Christmas Sugarcraft, Christmas Willowcraft,Small Christmas material wreath with tea light.
Please bring a packed lunch.  Refreshments will be available.

Thursday 22nd - New Speakers Day, Village Hall, Ashton Keynes SN6 6NX, 10.15am - 3.30pm.  
An opportunity to hear and give your opinion on applicants for the Speakers List. 


Friday 7th - Christmas Concert "Traditions of Christmas" - St Michaels Church, Canon Square, Melksham SN12 6LX 2pm
A Christmas concert of carols, readings and entertainment - refreshments included.,  



Monday 21st - Resolution Selection meeting, Devizes Bowls Club, Long Street, Deivizes SN10 1EW.
This meeting gives members the opportunity to discuss issues which affect our lives and those of others.
Come and be part of the discussion of the proposed 2019 Resolutions before casting your vote.

Thursday 24th - Afternoon of Entertainment, White Horse Country Park, Westbury - includes forgotten music of our great grandparents, performance story telling and Rhinestones and Sequins Memoirs of a Ballroom and Latin Competition dancer


Thursday  28th Closing date - Elizabeth Bell photographic competition - A Year in your WI
(see details on Competition page)


Wednesday 20th - Centenary Celebration Lunch, Wellington Barn, Manor Farm, Calstone SN11 8PY, 12 noon - 3.00pm 
Two course lunch with a glass of wine or soft drink (bar available) and coffee, followed by our after lunch speaker/entertainer ANITA HARRIS, actress, singer and entertainer.  Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Members can book through their WIs or apply individually.  Members £42.50, non-members £51.00.


Friday 10th - Five day holiday - The Historic Houses and Heritage of Lincolnshire
(see Holiday page for details)