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Thursday, 21 March 2019






Sunday, 1 July 2018

Here is our programme for 2018
We welcome all women to any or all of our meetings

  • 11 JAN :Finance & Investing on the stock exchange Hosted by Natasha
  • 8 FEB: ‘Resolutions ‘ discussion
  • 8 MARCH :Local Police Officer talk in safety
  • 12 APRIL :Chocolate tasting and talk by local chocolatier
  • 10 MAY :AGM followed by drag act show
  • 14 JUNE :Drinks & catch up
  • 12 JULY: Backgammon evening with tuition:Hosted by Sue
  • 9 AUG:Art Class/Sketching with tuition:Hosted by Bridget
  • 13 SEPT: Working at an Embassy in London :Hosted by MARIE-Anne
  • 11 OCT :wine & cheese pairing/tasting :Hosted by Bernadette
  • 8 NOV :WI Xmas Party
  • 13 DEC: Xmas Wreath Making
  Additional possible outings /what’s on held outside meeting dates :
  • Trip to New local theatre The Tower
  • Wood carving/turning Abney Park
  • Abney Park Cemetery nature walk
  • Trip to Unitarian Church Newington Green
  • Abney Park Oct Fair
 Bernadette Nolan
Stoke Newington WI 

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Happy New year to our members, visitors, past members and new members

You are warmly invited to attend:


Stokey WI January Monthly meeting up Demystify the world of Finance with Natasha


Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Hi all  Happy 2018 from Stoke Newington Women's Institute We currently meet monthly, on 2nd Thursday of month at the 7pm

After asking what topics our members wanted to cover in 2018 we responded to demystifying the world of finance Natasha Chetwynd will be coming to  talk to us and answer your questions on  financial markets & matters. She is now retired having spent over 30 years as an investment manager, buying and selling stocks and shares, primarily in the Japanese Stock Market, as well as  writing about what is going on in financial markets. Finding it difficult to break the habits of a lifetime she remains very interested in what is happening in markets and personal finance matters more generally.

Members please bring your cheque books or to rejoin for the year - NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME New visitors welcome £5 on the door

Venue: The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0JXStokey WI have a new president who we welcome: Bernadette Nolan

Our first meeting is about demystifying the world of finance with a talk and Q&A from Natasha Chetwynd

Sunday, 7 May 2017

You are invited to attend:


Stokey WI May Meeting AGM

Monday, May 8, 2017 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

All Women welcome Members free Visitors £5 or join for £3 per month for the rest of the year this is our AGM and also a talk form our local charity

The Refugee Women's Association based in Hackney we make cakes and support the annual chairty tea with raising funds to support the great work they do signposting refugee women to help, work, teaching English and their bookclub for refugee doctors. We look forward to seeing you there for a chat and catch up

Coming up
Stokey WI table at Abney Park Cemetery open day Saturday 20 May 12 til 4pm come on down

Sundau 21 May St Mary's Church Stoke Newington (opposite Clissold Park)Food fair Stokey WI will have a cake and homeware stall, outside St Mary's Church, Stoke Newington 12.30 til 5.30pm

look forward to seeing you tomorrow

Bridget ;)
Pequeño Restaurant & Wine Bar
184 Stoke Newington High Street
London, England N16 7JD

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Stokey WI February Meeting Hackney Pirates

Looking forward to hearing Hackney Pirates Speak at our meeting about the great work they do with local children aged 9 to 12 and a chance to get involved if you wish once a month!

Event Information


Find out about Hackney Pirates on Kingsland Road: They are coming to tell Stokey WI what they do and how we might help if we want to
Make learning an adventure for local young people – possibly volunteer once per month
The Hackney Pirates is an innovative education charity supporting young people aged 9-12 to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance that will help them achieve both in school and the world beyond. In our unconventional learning space, a pirate ship on Kingsland High Street, young people work on reading and creative writing projects that culminate in the publication of storybooks, CDs and websites.
We are looking for volunteers who are able to donate one afternoon a month (3.45pm to 6.45pm) to work one-to-one or in small groups with our Young Pirates.
Find out more and sign up to volunteer by 
Follow the links below to hear from some of the Young Pirates themselves:

Sunday, 5 February 2017

WI resolution fulfilled Magnolia planted in Butterfield Park

Really pleased to have fulfilled our WI resolution and with the consent of Hackney Council, and Tree Musketeers finally planted our Susan Magnolia in Butterfield Park

Thanks to Russell for consulting with Hackney Council to let us plant our Magnolia

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Stokey WI programme for 2017

 Programme for 2017

Stoke Newington Women’s Institute
Women of all ages and backgrounds welcome
We meet monthly on the Second Monday of the Month @ 7pm to 9pm
TUESDAY 10 January
WI Resolutions discussion
MON 13 February
DIY in your home hands on training session
MON 13 March
COMEDIEN talk and demo with Q & A
MON 9 April
Mindfulness Meditation
MON 15 May
Our local Charity: Refugee Women’s Association update cupcake decoration
MON 12 June
Flower bouquet arrangement
MON 10 July
Guided tour of Woodberry Wetlands
MON 14 August
Dalston Curve Garden visit and talk
MON 11 September
Flower Bouquet arrangement session
9 October
Still Life drawing and painting Craft Session
13 November
Annual party
11 December
Christmas Craft session with Mulled wine

21 January 2pm to 4pm Life Drawing Tutor Sharon Brindle The Drawing School Schoreditch
Spring:  One Fine Sunday date tbc Sketching on Hampstead Heath with Sharon Brindle
Historical Tour of Spittalfields
Visit to Christmas Market, Visit to the Old Bailey how the courts work
Rio Cinema Club bi monthly on Tuesdays 6pm performance
Visit to Meditatio Centre lunchtime meditation
Tour of Abney Cememtry
Tate Modern, Almeida Theatre, Arcola Theatre
Annual Events
Charity Tea with music for our local charity the refugee Women’s Association fundraiser in Hackney

Christmas Craft night Monday 12 Dec come along all Women Welcome!

Join us for a Christmas craft session with Delphine on Monday 12 Dec 

7pm to 9pm


The Prince pub, downstairs

59 Kynaston road

London N16

Saturday, 29 October 2016

November Knees up PARTY

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Hi There

You are invited to attend:


November Meeting is our annual Stokey WI Party


Monday, November 14, 2016 from 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Also check out next Thursday at St Peter's de Beauvoir WI 7.30 to 8.30 dance joint WI knees up all welcome see our facebook page or twitter for more details
The Prince Pub
59 Kynaston Road
Stoke Newington
Hackney, London N16 OEB