2nd Thursday of the Month at 7.00 pm
9 May - Birthday Meeting
We're celebrating with Cocktails and Mocktails.
Wear your most sparkly frock to add to the atmosphere. Cheers!
13 June - Something Odd in the Attic?
Amy Brennan from 'Heirlooms of Wareham' comes along this evening to tell us about her life as an auctioneer. That insignificant, old 'thing' which was worth millions, perhaps? Or the famous picture which was really painted by numbers?
11 July - Life on the Wild Side
Bob Ford is a well-known local wildlife expert who leads nature rambles around Portland. He will regale us with lively tales of some of his favourite flora and fauna. Think you know all about Portland wildlife or will there be surprises in store?
12 September - Would I Lie to You?
Don;t get caught out. With so many stories of scams and frauds about, Dorset Police are here to give you the low-down on what to watch out for. Pass on their tips to your friends and family.
10 October - Watch this Space!
We have not yet finalised the speakers for this meeting.
14 November - The Scent of Christmas
Catherine Nix of 'My Scented Home' is with us all the way from Corfe and will be making some of her gorgeous floral wreaths.
12 December - Not so Strictly!
It's nearly Christmas so we're in the mood to celebrate. Get those feet tapping as our own Folk Dancers lead us a merry dance! We give it a 'Seven'!
9 January - Handbags of Glamour!
Sarah Delves from 'Bags of Glamour' brings us an unexpected treat along with just some of her collection of historical and, of course, glamorous handbags.
13 February - Shire Hall History
The renovation, restoration and bringing to life of Dorchester's Shire Hall is out topic this evening. Ann Brown joins us to share some insights into the history and development of this important historical building.
12 March - International Women's Day
This was on 8 March but we can't let it pass without doing something to mark the date. More details nearer the time.
9 April - Annual Meeting
Once again it's time to take stock of where we are as a WI. We'll hear about the work of the committee and the exploits of all our interest groups over the year. And, of course, it's time to elect the new committee and president.
Monthly Coffee Mornings
1st Tuesday of the Month 10:oo am - 12 noon
May 7, Jun 4, Jul 2, Aug 6, Sept 3, Oct 1,
Nov 5, Dec 3
21 and 22 May - Spring Concerts
17 June - Strawberry Tea
Mmmm … This year Portland WI are hosting the Chesil Bank Group event at the St George's Centre, Reforne from 2-4pm. There will be a Strawberry Tea, Bring and Buy produce stall and three crafts to 'have a go' at.
Tickets £2.50 from Elaine.
8 and 9 October - Autumn Concerts
All welcome! 7:30pm; tickets £3.
Get set for a wonderful evening as our talented choir present their latest accomplished offerings of music and entertainment. Tea/coffee and biscuits in the interval.
17 October - DFWI Annual Meeting
Dorset Federation's Annual Meeting at the Lighthouse in Poole. Details of the speakers and other topics will be available nearer the date, but it's always a lively and interesting day. Tickets from the Secretary.
10 and 22 December - Winter Concerts
All welcome! 7:30pm; tickets £3.
Come and salute the choir as they perform their latest repertoire. Sure to be a delight and not to be missed! Tea/coffee and biscuits in the interval.
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