Diary of Events



Saturday 1st closing date - McWilliam Cup (see Competition page for details).
Design a badge for Wiltshire Federation
Tuesday 4th - Whist Finals, Social Club, Bromham, SN15 2cJB

Saturday 8th - Clay Pigeon Shooting, Barbury Castle Shooting School, Wroughton SN4 0QH - 11am

Monday 10th - Bowls, Devizes Bowls Club, Long Street, Devizes SN10 5BY - 2pm

Tuesday 11th - Croquet, Kington Langley Croquet Club, SN15 5NL - 2pm

Wednesday 12th - Zumba Gold, Village Hall,Christian Malford SN15 4PG 11am

Saturday 15th - Archery, Green Lane Playing Fields, Devizes SN10 5BX 10am

Thursday 20th - Mono Printing, South Newton &  Wishford Village Hall, SP2 0PJ  9.30am - 12.30pm or 1.30 - 4.30pm

Monday 24th -  Closing date - Wiltshire Federation Craft Competition 2018 (see Competition page for details)
A handmade pin cushion - see Competition page for details.


Tuesday 2nd and Saturday 13th - Advanced Basket Weaving, St Clements Court, Brook Street, Chippenham SN14 0JF - 9am - 4pm (open to those who have attended the previous basket weaving events only).
A chance to make a larger shopping basket with more choices of finish.

Wednesday 10th - Dorset Buttons Workshop, Village Hall, Collingbourne Kingston SN8 3SE, 10am - 3pm.
A Dorset button is a craft-made button originating in the English county it is named after.  Come along to this workshop and try your hand at creating your own unique buttons. Refreshments provided.  Please bring a packed lunch.

14th - 18th October - Coach holiday, Heritage of Cheshire, Liverpool and the Welsh Borders (Tailored Travel)

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 - 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. 



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


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