Sadly the Hepworth and District WI no longer meets due to lack of numbers. If you are interested in joining and restarting the meetings, please get in touch.
It is with much regret that Hepworth & District WI decided to close at their meeting in January. It was especially sad after celebrating our 70th Anniversary last month when we welcomed back some ex members and friends and had a very enjoyable evening. Unfortunately our numbers have dwindled and every WI needs a reasonable […]
After our enjoyable although damp outing to Helmingham Hall in August we were back at the Pavilion for our September meeting. Unfortunately we had a few apologies so Geoff Evans only had 8 of us in his audience. He showed us some wonderful pictures of Scotland both in summer and winter when he is out […]
We had an enjoyable talk from David Lilley on the life and works of P G Wodehouse in June. I think many of us were surprised at the number of different novels he had written even with his long life (he was 93 when he died, still writing). Beside his Bertie Wooster and the Blandings […]
A very busy evening this month with our annual meeting and reports on the past year, a vote on our national resolution and a session on hanging baskets with John Hewson. John brought a lovely selection of plants with him and also a style of basket which many of us had not seen before and […]
Louise Brouwer gave an enjoyable resume of Thomas Gainsborough’s life and works and his deep connection to Sudbury and Suffolk. While he would have liked to concentrate on landscape painting, in his times portrait painting was the economic necessity although he managed to get some landscape work into most of his paintings. We also heard […]
We spent the first half of our first meeting of the New Year discussing the short list of five resolutions to go to our National AGM in Cardiff in June. All five had good reasons for being chosen and our votes on them will be taken account in the final decision. We followed this with […]
At our October meeting we enjoyed an entertaining visit from the Perennial Mr Potter alias Bryan Thurlow. Before our eyes he was the aged gardener looking back on his life from the time in 1913 when he left school to become the gardener’s assistant at the local big house. With gardening tips and a display […]