Visit to Garden Museum on Friday 12th April

Visit to Garden Museum on Friday 12th April at 11am.
Next to Lambeth Palace, on Lambeth Palace Road.  10 mins walk from Waterloo, Victoria. As a group, we will have an introductory talk to kick off our visit.
Prices: Adult £8, Senior £6.80, Art Fund Member £5. Lots more info at gardenmuseum.org.uk
Caroline will take bookings at the February meeting, payment in advance please

2 Temple Place

Many thanks again to Kay for organising our trip to 2 Temple Place, a late Victorian mansion built by William Waldorf Astor on the Embankment. It truly lived up to its reputation as one of London’s extraordinary architectural gems. Continue reading

January Meeting – Banner Reveal!

Also at our January meeting, Donna and other members of the banner sub-committee revealed the banner they have been working on since last March. We all agreed that it was was worth the wait and the finished product was indeed splendid! We hope to process with our banner proudly aloft soon. Watch out world –… Continue reading

January meeting – Ukulele with Maxine Haffner

We all very much enjoyed last Thursday’s meeting when Maxine Haffner, ably assisted by her daughter Oleta, introduced us to the ukulele. We have since heard from Maxine who has said how much she and Oleta enjoyed working with us too – ‘Such a musically talented group of women!’ she said. Some of the members asked about her YouTube… Continue reading

The Great Banner Reveal!

We are very pleased (and not a little excited!) to announce that at this month’s (January) meeting the Banner Sub-committee will be unveiling the result of all their hard work over the past year. Along with you, most of the WI Committee have been kept in the dark about what the banner looks like (they’re a… Continue reading

Happy New Year to all our members!

We had a fantastic year in 2018! We organised trips to amongst others, The Courtauld Gallery, Royal Hospital Chelsea, The Painted Hall. Community events included Manor House Gardens Festival and Lee Green Open Studios. Speakers covered subjects from writing plays, being on Great British Bake Off and how to improve confidence. We tried Morris Dancing,… Continue reading

In a Spin – end plastic soup!

Our 2018 WI resolution is to combat plastic pollution, especially ‘plastic soup’ from man-made microfibres which enter the sewage system from our laundry. For further info and to download our action pack please visit  https://www.thewi.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/233843/PLASTIC_SOUP_WEB_V2.pdf Please also bring any ideas to one of our Lee Green WI meetings. Continue reading