Gosforth WI

Name: Gosforth WI
About: We are in our 100th year and currently have 32 members who enjoy the many activities in which we participate such as walks, trips to theatrical productions etc, outings to places of interest, morning coffee at a local coffee shop, lunch or dinner at a local hostelry, as well as fundraising efforts such as raffles, bric-a-brac/plant/bring-and-buy salesThe committee consists of 6 members and meets on the last Tuesday of the month, at a committee member’s house. They look after the general organisation of the WI and have particular tasks to spread the load. The officers are:President :Sarah MillardVice Presidents : Ann McKenzieSecretary : Gillian HighamTreasurer : Sandra MansonAs well as our annual programme we produce an Information Leaflet for Members which gives useful information to those who are less familiar with WI procedures.Gosforth WI belongs to the Esk Group and group meetings are held twice a year.
Where We Meet: Public Hall, Gosforth
When We Meet: First Tuesday of the month. The meetings in January, February, November and December are held in the afternoon at 2pm, the others are evening meetings at 7.15pm.
Programme:

2020

JANUARY, 2 pm Nibbles and natter

FEBRUARY, 2 pm Steiff Bears – Ingrid Robson

MARCH Gosforth in the 60s – Vera Lowery

APRIL Cheese making – Catherine Pritt

MAY Preparing for VE Day and supper

JUNE Climbing volcanos in Ecuador – Sean Beattie

JULY Workington Lifeboats

AUGUST tba

SEPTEMBER A history of quilts – Sue Hinde

OCTOBER tba

NOVEMBER Annual meeting: Making a table decoration – Glynis Oxley

DECEMBER Celebrating 100th Birthday Party