Upcoming events

  • Wed
    11
    Sep
    2013
    7:30 pm

    For this first film night we'll be watching Breakfast at Tiffany's, with Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Please contact us via the contact page if you would like to attend

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  • Thu
    19
    Sep
    2013
    7:30 amTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Our regular monthly meetings resume after the summer break with a social. All local women are invited.

    Bring a drink of your choice and/or some nibbles.

    Overabundant produce in your garden? Bring along your spares and give them out to your fellow WI members. 

  • Wed
    02
    Oct
    2013
    7:30 amDacre Arms, Kingswood Place SE13

    We will be discussing Alan Johnson's This boy: a memoir of a childhood

  • Wed
    09
    Oct
    2013
    7:30 pm

    The film for the evening will be All About Eve - a classic film starring Bette Davis. If you would like to come along please contact us via the contact page.

  • Thu
    17
    Oct
    2013
    7:30 amTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12
    A Year of Reading the World
    Presented by Ann Morgan
    Ann undertook reading a book from 196 countries around the world in a year and has been commissioned by Random House to write about her project. The book is due to be published in 2015. 
    Ann will talk about her reading experiences over the year. For a feel of her talk take a look at her blog - ayearofreadingtheworld.com. Ann is the neice of WI member Carolyn Bosworth-Davies.
  • Wed
    13
    Nov
    2013
    7:30 amTBA

    At this month's film club we will watching the famous Hitchcock thriller, North by Northwest. Contact us at info@leegreenwi.co.uk if you would like to come along.

  • Sun
    17
    Nov
    2013
    2:00 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Deborah Benady will lead us on a tour of the highlights of Open Studios on its final weekend, ending with Christmas drinks at Fusun and Tara's show.

  • Wed
    20
    Nov
    2013
    7:30 amDacre Arms, Kingswood Place SE13

    We will be discussing Instructions for a Heat Wave - By Maggie O'Farrell.  And if you'd like to bring along a poem by Seamus Heaney, we will discuss that too.

     

  • Thu
    21
    Nov
    2013
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    ST JOHN’S SPA will be demonstrating skin care, beauty treatments and make up.  There will be opportunities to practise on ourselves with therapists Emma and Sara on hand to consult and advise. 

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2013
    7:00 amTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT YEAR. Join us on our day trip to Boulogne - contact info@leegreenwi.co.uk if you would like to come along.

  • Mon
    02
    Dec
    2013
    7:30 amWhitehall Theatre

    A WI outing to see highly-acclaimed one-woman show about Julie Andrews, down from Edinburgh. 

  • Thu
    05
    Dec
    2013
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    There are still a few places at this lampshade-making workshop. Book now by emailing us at info@leegreenwi.co.uk . The cost is £8 and includes the lampshade to take home.

  • Thu
    12
    Dec
    2013
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Wine and chocolate! (What's not to like?) Carolyn Bosworth-Davies will offer her suggestions for the best wines to go with various chocolate flavours and creations. Festive fun

    This meeting is a week earlier than usual to accommodate the December rush.

  • Thu
    16
    Jan
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Belly-dancing workshop - we've all got one, we may as flaunt it.

  • Thu
    20
    Feb
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Kevin Hamblin (Lee Green’s answer to Vincent Duggleby) will be giving us a talk ‘Top tips for your finances, making your money work for you’.  Kevin will be giving us very sage advice on pecuniary matters and answering any questions you may have so do hope you can come along.

  • Sat
    08
    Mar
    2014
    10am (tbc)Meet at the venue (tbc)

    A walk in the reaches of the Thames at Deptford Creek, with waders supplied. Informative, fun and very muddy.

  • Wed
    12
    Mar
    2014
    7:30 amTo be confirmed

    We will reveal the title of March's film club film shortly.

  • Thu
    20
    Mar
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Circus skills. Details soon.

  • Fri
    28
    Mar
    2014
    7:00 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Back by popular demand, quizmaster Graham Hooper befuddles and bemuses with his unique range of questions. Tickets available shortly.

  • Fri
    18
    Apr
    2014
    7:30 amTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Local poet Kate Ling will be reading from her poetry and giving us fun things to do.

  • Wed
    14
    May
    2014
    7.30 for 8pmAt Claire Wilson's

    This month we are going to watch Blue Jasmine with Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett. Email for details 

     

  • Thu
    15
    May
    2014
    7:15 amTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Dr Penny Milner will be talking about woman's health and the menopause – what to expect, how to handle it and what happens when it's finished. 

    Dr Milner's talk will start at 7.15 - slightly earlier than usual, to allow time for the business of the AGM at the end of the meeting.

  • Sat
    17
    May
    2014
    Early!!! Be there at 7amMeet at Billingsgate, details tba

    A tour of Billingsgate and then a session at the Seafood School, where they will teach us  a recipe using a piece of  fresh fish. £15 a head, places limited, so allotted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Kay will take names at the March meeting.

  • Sat
    07
    Jun
    2014
    12:15 pmMeopham Valley vineyard

    Coach trip to see one of England's premier vineyards. For more details see the post on the news page.

  • Wed
    11
    Jun
    2014
    7:30 amDeborah's

    A screening of Saving Mr Banks, with Emma Thompson

  • Thu
    19
    Jun
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Julian Bowsher, whose latest book has won an archaeology book of the year award, will talk about archaeology and Shakespeare.

  • Thu
    17
    Jul
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    Paul Hedges will talk about contemporary art and the art world

  • Thu
    18
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

    The Peckham Pickler 

     

  • Fri
    03
    Oct
    2014
    From 7pmThe Lord Northbrook, Burnt Ash Road, SE12

    Fancy a drink and a chat but have no one to go out with? On the first Friday of each month you'll always find someone to talk to at the Lord Northbrook where a couple of WI members will be hosting Pub Club. Hope to see you there!

  • Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Ballroom dancing 

    Come and learn to waltz and cha-cha with dance teacher Katie Durant - comfortable clothing and a devil-may-care attitude required.

  • Sun
    19
    Oct
    2014
    2.15 at the cemeteryNunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove London SE15 3LP

    A WI tour of the military connections of people buried in Nunhead Cemetery.If you've never been to this gothic local landmark, join the tour!

  • Thu
    20
    Nov
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity school, Taunton Road SE12

     

    Beekeeping

    Local beekeeper Josephine Canti will talk about the art of keeping bees and making honey, and will be selling her own lovely SE12 honey and natural wax candles.

  • Thu
    11
    Dec
    2014
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Christmas meeting

    Please note that this meeting takes place on the second Thursday in December - a week earlier than usual.

    We will confirm the subject shortly.

     

  • Thu
    21
    May
    2015
    7:15 amTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    An interesting agenda this evening! We'll start the AGM early and get to pelvic floor yoga as soon as the business and elections are done.

  • Thu
    18
    Jun
    2015
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12
  • Thu
    16
    Jul
    2015
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12
  • Thu
    17
    Sep
    2015
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12
  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2015
    11:00 amManor House Gardens

    To mark the 100th Anniversary of the WI, our Lee Green Branch is joining forces with Friends of Manor House Gardens on Saturday 19th September for a tidy up of the Park and weeding of a section around the lake and helping in the community garden by Manor Lane.

    Do come along and join them and get the Park neat and tidy for winter.

    Please go to the assembly point to find out where you can help.
    Assembly Point by the wooden gateway to the wild flower garden (near to the Brightfield Road entrance).

    Time: from 11.00am through to 1.30pm.

    1.40pm Planting of WI Centenary Celebration Oak Tree

    1.50pm Raising of the Green Flag ( outside the Cafe)

    Wear suitable boots and gloves. Bring tools such as large and small forks, trowels and secateurs.

    Litter picking equipment and bags will be provided.

    There will be classic WI refreshments available for your efforts!

  • Thu
    15
    Oct
    2015
    7:30 amTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Water into Wine: why we need more celebration in our lives
    Bridget Shepherd

  • Thu
    19
    Nov
    2015
    7:30 amTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Cake decoration workshop
    Isabella Adamec

    Bring Dundee cake or Christmas cake – could be a mini one – already iced (see below note)
    · If people have mini rolling pins can I please urge them to bring along to save them having to wait to use and getting frustrated (nb not full size as these are difficult to work with).
    · Ditto mats.
    · Ditto cling film
    · Bring any leftover fondant people may have for 3D stuff (we can fortify it).
    · I will bring all sugar and decorating items. I will bring special decorating sugar, glue, glitter, wires etc. If people have their own things they would like to bring then equally fine. I will bring a load of my tools.
    · Please bring own aprons.

    Or you can bring a ready iced cake:

    M&S
    Top iced Christmas cake 600g £3.30 or two for £5
    Iced fruit cake 450g £2.40
    Luxury rich fruit cake - no marzipan or icing 1.3k £10

    All the above available in Lewisham. The top two are small, just enough room to add a few decorations.

    Sainsbury
    Iced fruit cake 450g £2.15
    Taste The Difference iced fruit 400g £3.25

    Available in Lee Green.

    Or budget option, iced madeira cake available at Sainsbury 295g £1.30

  • Thu
    10
    Dec
    2015
    7:30 amTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Christmas Bouquets
    Donna Read

    Please note the change of date from the usual third Thursday in the month to the second, just for December

  • Sat
    12
    Dec
    2015
    12:00 pm18 Folgate Street, London E1

    Meet at 10.30am at Lee Station.

  • Sun
    20
    Dec
    2015
    4:00 pmmeet outside Trinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Meet at 3.50pm outside Trinity. Please note change of time due to 5pm Carol Service at Good Shepherd. Bring all ages.  Carol sheets will be provided

  • Thu
    21
    Jan
    2016
    7:30 amTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Tap dancing and musical theatre.

    Katie Durant

  • Fri
    12
    Feb
    2016
    7 for 7.30pm startHorn Park Social club (aka Old Colfeian RFC), Eltham Road SE12

    With quizmaster Graham Hooper.

    Tickets £5. Teams of 6 maximum.

    Contact Alison Hooper or admin on this page to obtain tickets.

  • Thu
    18
    Feb
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    London's street markets: A history of shopping on the kerbstone.

    Victoria Kelley

  • Thu
    17
    Mar
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Heidi Alexander MP

  • Thu
    21
    Apr
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Oil painting techniques: The secrets of the old masters.

    Rachel Levitas

  • Thu
    19
    May
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Yoga (plus AGM)

    (TBC)

  • Thu
    16
    Jun
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    To live until you die: The philosophy of palliative care.

    St Christopher's Hospice - Jenny Taylor

  • Sun
    03
    Jul
    2016
    11:30 amBlackheath

    Walk, jog or run to raise money with us for Cancer Research UK. 5k at 11.30am and 10k at 9.30am.

  • Thu
    21
    Jul
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Gardening.

    Joanna Herald

  • Thu
    15
    Sep
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Magician!

    Wayne Trice

     

  • Thu
    20
    Oct
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Antiques - 'For What its Worth': The different factors that influence the value of items.

    Janie Ramsay

  • Thu
    17
    Nov
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Textile Art.

    Janet Bolton

  • Thu
    15
    Dec
    2016
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    TBC

  • Thu
    19
    Jan
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Mental health and mindfulness

  • Sat
    04
    Feb
    2017
    Manor House Gardens

    Work on this restarts on 4 Feb:  1st and third weekends in the month – see posters in park for more information.

  • Thu
    23
    Feb
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Textile art. Plus celebrate our 5th anniversary with cava and cake!

  • Thu
    16
    Mar
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    chocolatier/nutritionist/botanical chef/wild food forager

  • Wed
    29
    Mar
    2017
    Sat
    01
    Apr
    2017
    Alexandra Palace
  • Thu
    20
    Apr
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    One woman. 12 months. 100+ events 

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    23
    Apr
    2017
    Denman College

    Further payment now due (£105 made payable to Lee Green WI) – please give to Caroline Powell.

  • Thu
    18
    May
    2017
    7:00 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Authors of Sunday Times bestsellers 'The Sugar Girls' and 'GI Brides' talk about 'The girls who went to war'.

    AGM and Jerusalem!

  • Fri
    19
    May
    2017
    Sun
    21
    May
    2017
    TBC

    'The WI calls on all supermarkets to sign up to a voluntary agreement to avoid food waste, thereby passing surplus food onto charities thus helping to address the issue of increasing food poverty in the UK'

    See https://www.thewi.org.uk/campaigns/current-campaigns-and-initiatives/avoid-food-waste,-address-food-poverty for further details of campaign.

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017
    10.30am - 12pmMeet at Brockley Station (TBC)

    A tour of the prefabs of Brockley and Nunhead led by Elisabeth Blanchett of The Prefab Museum. Social history, community plus design and architecture. Finishing in The Ivy House pub for Q and A. £5 per person, see Kath Taylor if interested.

  • Sat
    03
    Jun
    2017
    11am - 1pmManor House Gardens

    No need to stay for two hours, even 45 mins would be fine.  Bring gloves and a trowel if you have one otherwise just yourself. Stay 1/2 hour or the whole time- meet some friendly, fun people and enjoy being outdoors!

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Guest Speaker Mary Bright,who is Chairman to the Trustees to the Folly Fellowship, has lived for many years in Granville Road SE13, and became involved with the Folly Fellowship some years ago. She will talk and explain the work of the Fellowship and explain what a Folly is and illustrate her talk with slides .

  • Sat
    24
    Jun
    2017
    8:00 pmManor House Gardens

    We will have a  stall in the Community Showcase as last year selling cakes.

    Please sign up with Alison Hooper to help sell cakes and/or to make a cake.

  • Sat
    01
    Jul
    2017
    11am - 1pmManor House Gardens

    Help keep the community flowerbed at MHG gorgeous! 2 hour slot though if you can spare 45 minutes that would be fine. First Saturday of every month.

  • Thu
    20
    Jul
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Some like it hot! The spicy business of Kent Chilli Farm.

  • Sat
    29
    Jul
    2017
    11am - 1pmManor House Gardens

    Help keep the community flowerbed at MHG gorgeous! 2 hour slot though if you can spare 45 minutes that would be fine. Usually first Saturday of every month.

  • Sat
    02
    Sep
    2017
    11am - 1pmManor House Gardens

    Help keep the community flowerbed at MHG gorgeous! 2 hour slot though if you can spare 45 minutes that would be fine. First Saturday of every month.

  • Thu
    21
    Sep
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    The Greenwich Fan Museum

  • Sat
    07
    Oct
    2017
    9.45am - 5pm

    Extended tour and tasting with a cheese and wine pairing. If you are coming on the trip to Chapel Down in the Autumn and haven't yet paid, please could you bring either cash or cheque (made out to 'Lee Green WI')  to the meeting on Thursday 20 July - the cost is £36 per head.  Unfortunately Carolyn Bosworth Davies won't be at the meeting so Caroline Powell will be collecting monies in her absence.

  • Thu
    19
    Oct
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Dance.  "Shake a tail Feather" - Latin/Jive plus American smooth/tap - a routine to "They can't take that away from me"

  • Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017
    12:00 pmManor House Gardens

    Final session of the year. Come along to support our local community gardeners. Stay for 45mins or whole session - every little bit helps!

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Russian historian and writer John Symons will talk about the three Russian revolutions, ending with Lenin’s seizure of power in Oct/Nov 1917.  He will address the difficulty of understanding what happened, what Russia was like before that and what came after.

  • Sat
    18
    Nov
    2017
    Sun
    19
    Nov
    2017
    12 -5pmManor House Library (Baring Room)

    We will be supplying tea and home made cakes as part of the local art trail.

  • Sat
    02
    Dec
    2017
    Fan Museum, Greenwich

    Meet there in afternoon. Details from Alison Hooper.

  • Thu
    14
    Dec
    2017
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Make a floral wreath for your door with us!

    Please remember to bring apron, secateurs (or scissors) and gloves. We will supply foliage though you may want to bring some extra to personalise your wreath.

    Carolyn Bosworth-Davies will be rustling up a delicious Christmassy cocktail to keep us refreshed & uplifted! This is always a very popular meeting and one for which we need to plan in advance. So if you would like to come along in December (and we do hope you will!) please sign up on the booking sheet which will be available at the October meeting next Thursday, and also at the November (16th Nov) meeting. There will be a small charge for WI members of £5 per head (£10 for non-members) payable in advance, to help cover the costs.

  • Sun
    17
    Dec
    2017
    4.45 - 6pm

    4.45 - 6 on Sunday 17th December – meet at Trinity.  Song sheets are provided.  Good Shepherd Carol Service is at 6pm.  Collect for Foodbank

    Please come and bring your families/friends – all welcome.

  • Sat
    13
    Jan
    2018
    TBCDulwich Picture Gallery

    Meet at gallery at 11am - time to be confirmed.

  • Thu
    18
    Jan
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Yoga will be in bare feet. Please don't eat too much beforehand. Because of this, we will be serving our refreshments and cakes at end of session for this meeting. If you have a mat, please feel free to bring it, but don't worry if you don't. Please see below link for information about the Iyengar method.

    https://iyengaryoga.org.uk/iyengar-yoga/

    Wendy is an experienced yoga teacher, qualified to Senior Level 2, who has been practising Iyengar Yoga for 35 years.

    Wendy’s lively teaching style and infectious enthusiasm for Iyengar Yoga inspires beginners and more experienced students alike. Many of her students have themselves gone on to become teachers.

    She says: “Students and friends often ask me how yoga has changed my life. It is impossible for me to answer that question – yoga is part of my life”.

  • Thu
    08
    Feb
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    If taking part in gin tasting, please can members let us know at December or January meetings - a £5 charge will be taken to cover expenses. No charge if just coming to listen.

    (please note that this is 2nd Thursday of month as 3rd Thursday falls during half-term when Trinity is not available)

  • Thu
    15
    Mar
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Morris dancing. More details to follow.

  • Thu
    19
    Apr
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Her play 'Mosquitos', starring Olivia Coleman, was on recently at the National Theatre.

  • Thu
    17
    May
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12
  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    Details to follow.

  • Thu
    19
    Jul
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    How to be more confident!

  • Thu
    20
    Sep
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12

    A combination of Martial art, self-defence, acrobatics, dance and song.

  • Thu
    18
    Oct
    2018
    7:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12
  • Thu
    15
    Nov
    2018
    5:30 pmTrinity School, Taunton Road SE12
  • Thu
    13
    Dec
    2018