Sutton Women's Institute

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Past events and meetings


January: Annual dinner - location and date tbc.

Feb 11th: Kate Gardener - The National Garden Scheme reference to Beds Gardens.

Mar 10th: Ellee Seymour - The sales girl - 1940s to 1960s in a ladies' department store in Cambridge.



May 14th: Simon Michael - "My life in crime". Tales from the Criminal Bar.

Jun 11th: Meeting on wheels. Henlow dog racing.


Jul  9th: Garden meeting - our 80th birthday party.

Aug 13th: Gaynor Tinsdale - anecdotes and stories about working with children who use braille.

Sep 10th: Beverley Bond - history of the English garden.

Oct   8th: Gordon McCann - Samaritan's Purse.

Oct 29th: Sutton hosts the group meeting - Christine Adams, "Miss Savidge moves her house".

Nov  8th: Soups and sweets evening - Catherine's house, 7pm start.

Nov 12th: David Longman - Churches of Bedfordshire. The weird, the wonderful and the curious.

Dec 10th: Alison Ross - New Age Kurling


Jan         : Annual dinner.


Feb 13th: Easter cookery delights - Carol Jones.

Mar 13th: Jewellery by design - Wendy and Andy Schneider.

Apr 10th:  AGM + bring & share supper.

May  8th:  Behind closed doors: the life of a prison officer - Pauline Martingale.

Jun  12th: Meeting on wheels, Swiss Garden. Tea and tour with guide.

Jul   10th: Garden meeting in Village Hall grounds.  Fun with mosaics.

Aug 14th: SERV emergency blood bikes.

Sep 11th: Fun oil painting and humorous talk on artist's life - Michael Peachey.

Sep 24th: Group meeting at Dunton.

Oct   9th: Harvest auction. WI members to bring own produce.

Nov 13th: Letters from the trenches - 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1.

Dec 11th: Crafty Christmas fun evening - Margaret Jameson and Pauline.



Jun 13th: Tour of Higgins Museum, Bedford.

July 11th: Garden meeting at Pippa's Raptor Foundation. Flying display and presentation.

Aug  8th: The work of East Anglia Air Ambulance.

Sep 12th: Elizabeth Fry: Pride or Prejudice. Amanda Goody.


Sep 15th: Group meeting, Biggleswade.

Oct 10th: The wonderful world of willow. Sandra Barker.

Nov 14th: Man on the spot: a reflection of fifty years with the BBC. Bill Hamilton.

Dec 12th: Biddenham handbell ringers. Jackie Bland.