Friday, 6 February 2015

Stokey WI programme for 2015 below:  

All welcome :)

Here is a taster of the fun and inspiring events lined up for the coming year 

£5 per meeting for a visitor fee cash on the door or 

£36 annual membership  payable online 

Last chance to sign up for membership only £36 for the year (£ per evening) see membership tab on blog

Our meetings are monthly on the second Monday of Each Month at 8pm and are held in Stoke Newington at:

The Prince
59 Kynaston Road
London, N16 0EB

upstairs unless otherwise specified m eg if outdoor activity see link below for map etc

On Monday 12th January 2015 we discussed the topics in depth and did short presentation on them all,  and put forward with a majority vote for the WI Resolution shortlist 

Plant a tree for the future 
(see last blog post for details) for Stokey WI to adopt as a a group & individuals  as it met our SMART objectives  

Upcoming Stokey Meeting Dates for your diary: 

At each meeting there is a chance to chat, meet local Stokey ladies and take part in a craft corner as well as a talk by a visitor or member or workshop to participate in.

The events below have been created as a result of consulting members of Stokey WI on what they would like :)

Monday 9th February 2015  8pm

Well Being  



Looking at well being looking after ourselves in the cold winter having maybe had a dab at detoxing after Christmas in January and local history topic to be confirmed

Monday 9th March 8pm 

Energy Saving event with speakers fro DECC date to be confirmed

Stoke Newington Literary festival intro talk

Brainstorm this year's theme and call for volunteers.  Craft activity for decorating Albion Parade for International Women's Day - look at planting a tree from Resolution shortlist

Monday 13th April 8pm  

Art Workshop

Resolution Vote for WI AGM 

Monday 11th May 2015 8pm

Cup Cake Competion and Charity Fundraiser for our local charity the Refugee Women's Association


Refugee Women's Association in Dalston our local charity we support coming to update us on their activity and how they used the £500 we helped to raise last year at the charity tea in De Beauvoir last summer

Competition bring a cup cake you have made and decorated and we will vote with 50p each as to the winner - all funds raised to go to the RWA and volunteers from Stokey WI to help with Charity Bee & Tea tea in Aid of

Anna Kidd is walking the Thames path during this month and Middlesex has the WI Centenary baton  and is passing to Surre during the walk - all sponsorship much appreciated

Monday 8th June 8pm

Stoke Newington Literary Festival - creative writing festival - talk from Author

Bernardine Evaristo - see link below

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 Monday 13th July 8pm 

Local Flora Knowledge Tree Musketeers

Monday 10th August 8pm

Rosés Grow on you 
Wine Tasting

Monday 14th September 8pm


Monday 12th October 8pm  

Black History Month Talk

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Monday 9th November 8pm 

Lighting our town in 2050
Energing Saving vs Energy production


Monday 14th December 8pm


Look forward to seeing you all and put the dates in your diary and keep wrapped up and warm

Best wishes

Stokey WI

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