BBC Looking for some OVER 70s for Virtual exercise class

Dear All,   I really hope you can help me out in this difficult time. My name is Julie Ann and currently I am making some of the programme that the BBC is hoping to air over the coming weeks for a show called “Health Check UK Live”. This will include all the latest health… Continue reading

Dance class tonight 26 March

Fancy a bit of a workout with dance moves in your sitting room?  Download Zoom (free) and join Kerry tonight using the link below.  Class starts at 7.30pm, log in from 7.15pm Contact kerry@kerryondancing.co.uk to get the link for future classes and to make a donation if you are financially able. Cheers, Caroline x  … Continue reading

Watch this space – virtual meetings are us?

You may have heard of some WIs holding virtual meetings using Zoom. We are looking at this at the moment and are having our first virtual committee meeting early next week to try it out. Watch this space! We will be in touch soon via mailchimp and Facebook. Continue reading

Covid-19 symptom tracker app

This has been well circulated but just in case you missed it. Read here and link to download app is at bottom. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52033210 Continue reading

Lee Green WI March meeting cancelled

With much regret, the Lee Green WI Committee have decided that in light of today’s guidance issued by the Government, we should cancel this Thursday’s meeting.   We are sorry to disappoint everyone at such short notice and have not taken this decision lightly but we are sure you will understand why we feel it would… Continue reading

Postcard from Denman

And a great weekend was had by all! A fab weekend of sunshine, friendship, singing, dancing, bell ringing, willow work, glass fusing and cake! Many thanks to Caroline for organising. Continue reading

February meeting – Carol Harris – Lady Denman and the WI

At our February meeting we indulged in a lovely presentation from Carol Harris about Lady Denman and the WI. Carol loves delving in archives and specialises in social history, particularly Women’s history so was able to tell us about the start of the WI in; a false start in the UK, and then getting off the… Continue reading

January Meeting – Malcolm Jones – 1930s Glamour and Grime

In January, we were treated to a visit by arts and theatre lecturer, Malcolm Jones MA.  Malcolm’s talk ‘1930s Glamour and Grime’ gave us an insight into the theatre scene of the ‘30s; from the glamour and escapism of Ivor Novello and Noel Coward in the West End to the working class theatre movement of… Continue reading

Make do and maintain!

Back in August last year, a group of us visited the Maritime Museum’s Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre/Object Store in Kidbrooke. See below for info on how to join their community of makers and menders every month for free. Website details at the bottom of this post. Some of our ‘Make do and menders’ have… Continue reading

Run Lou Run

One of our members, Louise Barclay is running in 3 events to raise money for Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. Read her story below and follow the link if you would like to sponsor her. By the way, it’s not her in the picture! Over the next 3 months I will be running in 3… Continue reading