Bothel W.I. was formed on the 15th July 1925. The meetings are held at the Village Hall on the first Wednesday of each month starting at 7.30pm. The varied programme covers a variety of topics and includes social evenings that can also include other W.I.s from West Cumbria. Visitors and new members are always welcome.
The 2015 programme
Wednesday 1st April -Talk by Anthony Payne “A day in the month”
Wednesday 6th May -Talk and demonstration by Christine Kendall”Egg Caskets”
Wednesday 3rd June – Talk by Jennie Green “Hair
Wednesday 1st July-Talk by Fraser Dooley “Amys Care”
Wednesday 5th August – Summer Outing
Wednesday 2nd September-Talk by Iain Abernethy “Self Defence”
Friday 18th September -Music concert with the Carnegie Singers
Wednesday 7th October -90th Birthday Party catered meal by Wild Zuccini
Wednesday 4th November -AGM & Christmas Crafts with Sarah Graham
Wednesday 2nd December -Christmas Party
The annual subscription is set by the National Federation at £36 per annum. Of this Bothel and Kirkland receive back £15.80 for us to spend on speakers etc. There are no further charges, though non members are asked to pay £2.50 per visit. A raffle is held at most meetings with a 1st prize of £5 cash!
For further information please contact Secretary Phillippa Greggan on 016973 22863