Members’ Meetings

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Abingdon Fitzharrys WI suspended in person meetings as a result of Covid 19 restrictions from April 2020.  In 2021 meetings via Zoom were organised as an alternative and since June 2021 they are delighted to be able to gather together again in person.  See details below.


8 April – Jim Godfrey will be giving a talk at this Zoom meeting on ‘A Day in the Life of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford’.

11 May – a Zoom meeting for members to discuss the campaigning Resolutions proposed by the national WI including A call to increase awareness of the subtle signs of ovarian cancer. This will be followed by a quiz.

25 May – a get together between monthly meetings in the Abbey Grounds at 2 pm, for a chance to meet in person, weather permitting. Please bring your own chair and refreshments.

8 June – Abingdon Fitzharrys WI Annual Meeting to be held in person at the Northcourt Centre.  After the business part of the meeting there will be a talk by retired Chief Constable Carole Page on ‘How women work their way up’.

13 July – in person meeting at Northcourt Centre.  A talk by Julie Cowling ‘From Page to Stage’.

27 July – summer garden party, weather permitting.  From 3pm at 7 Nuneham Square, to include a sales table, raffle and quiz.

10 August – annual outing, an afternoon trip to Blewbury Manor for a tour of the gardens with the Head Gardener, followed by tea and cake.

14 September – in person meeting at Northcourt Centre.  Jeff Rozelaar will give a talk on Winston Churchill.

12 October – Jan Warner to give a talk at Northcourt Centre entitled ‘Survival of the fittest’. There will also be a raffle and sales table.

9 November – Christmas card workshop.

16 November (Tuesday) – trip to Aston Pottery.

3 December (Friday) – Christmas lunch at Cosener’s House.

14 December – Christmas party at Northcourt Centre.


11 January A talk on the Oxfordshire Emergency Planning Service.

The programme for the new year is currently being prepared and will be published here.

Meetings feature a talk by a visiting speaker or other organised activities, updates on future events and recent developments, all followed by refreshments and social time.

We are pleased to welcome visitors. If you are thinking of joining the Women’s Institute. why not come along to a meeting? Either turn up on the night or to get in touch through our CONTACT US page.

Please come along to a meeting (with no obligation to join) to try us out.

Abingdon Fitzharrys WI is a member of the Oxfordshire Federation of Women’s Institutes

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