Members’ Meetings

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If you thinking about joining the WI you are very welcome to come and join us at any of the meetings listed below. 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.


8 January – Liz Woolley will be giving a talk on aspects of Oxford’s history called ‘Beer, Sausages and Marmalade’

12 February – Open Evening, anyone can come along, so bring your friends and menfolk, they will love Ivan Cadge telling us about The Abingdon Bunk Line. There will also be a Sales Table.

12 March – Annual Meeting with cheese and wine.

9 April – Jeff Rozelaar talking about Bagels and Bacon – a Jewish Childhood.

14 May – John Brownwell talking about the Avebury stone circle.  There will also be a plant sale.

11 June – Sheep farmer Ian Paxton talks about how he has expanded his business into growing chillis.

9 July – Christine Green talks about her time as a graphic designer for the BBC.

13 August – a daytime summer outing to Broughton Castle.

10 September – Bring and share supper. Produce Stall. Social time.

8 October – Pottery workshop.  Donations for Abingdon Food Bank.

13 November – Christmas craft evening. Sale of books, jigsaws and games.

10 December – Christmas celebration. Mulled wine and mince pies. Christmas songs, readings and drama. Tombola. Collection of toiletries and warm clothes for the homeless.


14 January – Judy White talks about the history of the Northcourt area of Abingdon.

11 February – Talk by Gary Hibbins about Abingdon charity The Bridge.  Quiz.

10 March – Annual Meeting. Cheese and wine.


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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