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WI is a Branch of Cumbria/ Cumberland Federation of Womens Institutes. The WI welcomes new members and visitors. Membership is open to all women in the dale including women in Dockray and Matterdale
Meetings are second Wednesday of the month, 2pm -5pm in Glenridding Public Hall. Each meeting involves a business session, a competition, tea and talks. All talks start at 3pm and all visitors (women and men) are welcome to attend.
Once a year (in March) we provide lunch for all those aged 70 or over in the area. This year over 50 people attended
Our programme in 2013 is the Wednesday monthly meetings and and our monthly walks.
Also see Whats on for the talks at the monthly meetings
Meetings coming up are:
June - House/Garden visit. We all visit a member for tea
July - Annual outing. This year to Hutton in the Forest
August - no meeting
September - The Art of Stick Making
October - The Postal Service
November - A Danish Christmas
December - Annual General Meeting
The full 2013 programme for meeting and for walks is now available
All queries to WI Secretary Lynn Kelso
The WI arranges a programme of walks once a month. These are for all members - usually it is bring your own packed lunch and tea in a cafe or pub at the end.
The 2013 walks programme is now available from the secretary.
For the last six years the WI has supported a long distance walk - Hadrians Wall, St Cuthberts Way , Lady Anne's Way, the Southern Uplands Way,the Cleveland Way and along Offa's Dyke