About Broad Town Women's Institute

The Broad Town WI are a friendly group of women. We meet in the village hall on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, apart from December when we meet on the 2nd Wednesday. We start with our speaker so please arrive promptly at 7.30pm for a talk or activity which may be educational, inspiring, amusing and energetic.  After the talk we have time for socialising and refreshments.  This is followed by a short business meeting.  We also arrange visits to gardens, pubs, local attractions, and go on summer walks.  With a membership of 27 and growing we are keen to welcome new members. We have had a stall at the Broad Town summer Big Gig for the past few years supplying the festival goers with hot drinks and delicious homemade cakes.

We are affiliated to the Wiltshire federation of WI which in turn is part of the national WI allowing us to make a difference to campaigns such as reducing supermarket packaging, influencing the price of milk at the farm gate and accurate labeling food with the country of origin.  Current campaigns are helping to alleviate loneliness, improving hospital arrangements for carers of people with dementia, helping to reduce plastic waste and trying to end food poverty. 
 
There is also a dedicated college of further education; Denman college in Oxfordshire, offering the widest range of courses allowing WI members to learn new skills or further existing ones.
 
If you would like to meet some new friends in the village, have an opportunity to learn something new and maybe influence a national campaign why not come along one evening soon?  Visitors are always welcome and you can try us out without any obligation.
Broad Town Women's Institute - Events and Plans
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HRH 90th Birthday Celebrations
Many village events took place over the weekend of 10th -12th June 2016 in celebration of the 90th Birthday of HRH. On Saturday 11th June, between ...

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June Meeting 2016
This month we visited TWIGS community garden in Cheney Manor for a guided tour of their lovely gardens.  It was very interesting and enjoyable.&n...

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This month we were out and about again visiting Woodhill Park Farm in Bushton to see their robotic milking parlour.  Our kind hosts Peter and Ani...

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April Meeting 2016
This month members went to Westlecott Bowls Club in Old Town.  We were given a talk about the Club and then shown how to bowl on their amazing in...

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Our March Meeting was our AGM.  A new committee was elected with just one change; Dawn Flynn took over from Michelle Sanders as part secreta...

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January Meeting 2016
In January we had an interesting talk by Iain Murray-Clarke from Black Dog Smokery on the Lyneham Road.  He explained how to cure meat and fish a...

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Current Committee 2016
President: Jenni Cable (01793) 731716  Secretary: - Michelle Sanders (01793) 731357 and Kate Orton (01793) 731536 Treasurer: - Carol Joyce (0...

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Program 2016
  Annual membership for 2016 costs £37.50 per year which includes 10 meetings per year and free refreshments.   MONTH &n...

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News and Events 2015
Barn Dance - On Saturday 17th, the WI hosted a very successful Barn Dance in the Village Hall.  It was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who went.&n...

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Program 2015
  21st January - Resolutions - venue Broad Town Village Hall Tracey Holland will also outline her ideas for our Centenary Project. 18th...

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