2017 Programme

This page shows the core Kirby Hill WI 2017 monthly meetings listed in the hard copy programme.  For a full summary of all upcoming events including group meetings and North Yorkshire West Federation events see the “calendar”.

January 2017

Tuesday 3rd @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Jane Corban, Maggie Mitchell and friends from The Thirsk Yarnbombers – “Yarnbombing into our 90th year”).

This meeting will set us up for our 90th year.  Come along to:

  • Vote on the resolution you want to be considered at the AGM
  • Find out about the additional activities and celebrations we have planned for our 90th year (including Bursaries we will be offering)
  • Listen to one of the Thirsk Yarnbombers share her story and participate in a craft session that will help create decorations for our 90th birthday celebration and give you some ideas to try at home.
  • Pay your 2017 subs  – this year  to celebrate our 90th year the annual subscription fee for 2017 will include a catered meal on 7th February.

February 2017

Tuesday 7th @ 7.30 pm 90th Birthday Dinner (Members only)
at Coronation Hall, Milby

All existing and new members of Kirby Hill WI who have paid their 2017 subscriptions by 31 January 2017 will be invited to a catered meal at Coronation Hall to celebrate our 90th Birthday.  Food will be provided by Haregill Lodge Catering and paid for from funds.  We will be collecting your main course choice at the January meeting.  Contact Lyn Baldwin for details relating to the meal.

Tuesday 21st @ 7.30 pm Group Meeting at Coronation Hall.   “Oh I do like a little bit of gossip” – Vivienne Glover (Roecliffe WI will be hostesses)

 

March 2017

Tuesday 7th @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Margaret Merrill and Jan Bell – “In the footsteps of Eleanor of Aquitaine – one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe during the Middle Ages”) + Book , Bric a Brac and Bring and Buy Stalls

 

April 2017

Saturday 1st Spring Council Meeting @ Tennants, Leyburn

Tuesday 4th @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Mark Jackson – “The Gardens of Newby Hall”) + Easter Competition

 

May 2017

Tuesday 2nd @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Jill Quinn, “Making Communities Dementia Friendly” 

Tuesday 16th Group Meeting:@ 7.30 pm, Arkendale Memorial Hall, “A Fashion Show – Complete Clothing”  (Hostesses Arkendale WI).

 

June 2017

Tuesday 6th @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Katie Willkomm – “Wrong Time, Wrong Place”  a personal story of life in Stalin’s labour camps and survival to start a new life farming in the Yorkshire Dales.

Wednesday 7th – AGM – NFWI @ Liverpool

July 2017

Tuesday 4th @ 7.30 pm Summer Social Evening details to be announced.

Tuesday 11th – Thursday 13th  Great Yorkshire Show

Sunday TBA  Aldborough  & Boroughbridge Show

 

August 2017

Tuesday 1st @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Pat Osborne – “The Brontes behind closed doors”)

 

September 2017

Tuesday 5th @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at  Listers Farm Shop  (Speaker: Grace Lister – “Talk and Tasting”)

Tuesday 19th  Group Meeting –  “A Flower Arranging Workshop”  – Kirsty Richards.  Hostesses Kirby Hill WI @ at Coronation Hall, Milby

 

October 2017

Tuesday 3rd @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Wendy Knight – “The role of a Hand Knit Designer”) + Book Stall/Bring and Buy sale.

 

November 2017

Tuesday 7th @ 7.30 pm Annual Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (Speaker: Barbara Matthews and Team- “The Millennium Wall Hanging “)

Wednesday 15th  Group Meeting AGM – “Christmas and Sandringham & Windsor” – Colin Alderson.  Hostesses Aldborough, Boroughbridge & Dunsforth WI @ Aldborough Village Hall

 

December 2017

Tuesday 5th @ 7.30 pm Monthly Meeting at Coronation Hall, Milby (In house seasonal entertainment and bring and share supper)