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2016 Membership

The start of a new year also means that WI fees are now due – for a full year’s membership, which includes 11 full meetings and subscription to WI Life magazine as well as much else besides, the cost is £37.50. We really hope you want to continue to be part of the Lee Green WI for 2016 – we’d be nothing without our members!! Please bring either cash or cheque (made payable to ‘Lee Green WI’) to a meeting. So that we can check our records we would be very grateful if you could also complete a membership form which we will give you when you pay your subscription money. Many thanks!

January Meeting

Cruise ship entertainment officers form an orderly queue – LGWI does Chicago! Special thank you to the marvellous Katie Durant for her guidance and thanks also to all who joined in. A fun time was had by all! Continue reading

Happy 2016!

LGWI had a fantastic year in 2015. In our meetings, we decorated cakes, learnt about geographic profiling, found out what it’s like to be a lady vicar, tasted wine (with curry) and sampled local cheeses. We also celebrated our centenary and had some fun excursions and activities including a very well attended barn dance. This… Continue reading

How to get your free visitor parking permits

Great community information – the advice does work – do claim what you are entitled. Follow below link for more info. Continue reading

Christmas gifts to teenagers in need

We are collecting Christmas presents for local teenagers in need. Each gift should contain three items – e.g. shower gel, body spray, sweets, chocolate, pens etc. It should be attractively wrapped and labelled for a boy or girl. Bring them along to the November or December meeting. Continue reading

WI Centenary celebrations in Manor House Gardens

Memories of a beautiful day spent with our friends – Friends Of Manor House Gardens, celebrating the WI Centenary and the raising of the Green Flag in MHG. We weeded, chatted and handed out birthday cake to park users. We planted a commemorative oak and some of us dressed in period costume as befitting the celebration. Many thanks… Continue reading

How we are celebrating the WI’s centenary

To mark the 100th anniversary of the WI, we are 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… Continue reading

Fish and tips

        You have to get up early to see Billingsgate Fish Market in full swing – 5.30 to be there by 7am, and even that is late. But it was worth it. We were treated to a visual tour of  the market by CJ, CEO of Billingsgate’s Seafood School, who told us what… Continue reading

Quiz night

Another great quiz night on March 28, hosted by able, but sadly lame, quizmaster Graham Hooper. Questions were varied with the answers on themes ranging from the nicknames of London football teams to the courtroom. Over £300 was raised for the WI. Continue reading

Knit or crochet a poppy

As part of the WW1 anniversary celebrations we are asking members to knit or crochet a poppy from this Women’s Weekly poppy pattern. If you fancy turning your hand to one or more they need to be ready for the next meeting. One of our kind new members may even host a poppy-knitting evening in the… Continue reading