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Gosberton Womens Institute

Gosberton WI meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except August)
at the Public Hall Gosberton, starting at 7.15 pm. 

We have a brief business meeting, discuss outings & invitations etc, acknowledge birthdays and special event. Then we welcome the speaker. We try to bring a variety to our meetings and in the past we have heard speakers on subjects as viverse as "Life in the circus" and

President Jenny Pocock welcomed members and one visitor to the Public Hall for the November meeting of Gosberton WI.  Items from the newsletter were read out along with various pieces of correspondence.  The speaker was Christine Meggitt who spoke about the time she spent in Thailand, helping with the rice harvest and enjoying the festivals and celebrations put on by the local farming community.  She described a very simple, poor, yet religious culture, steeped in traditions and where everyone pulls together to help in times of need.  She was thanked by Chris Clark.

Jenny assisted by Delcy Moore provided the refreshments, and Jenny also won the raffle.

We will be celebrating Christmas at the next meeting, on Tuesday 11th December, when Susan Farrent will be demonstrating seasonal flowers.  There will be a raffle and a seasonal buffet, and members are asked to contribute to the buffet table.  Jenny also showed a "post box" she had made for members to donate, if they wish, to the Lincolnshire LIVES, instead of spending money on Christmas cards this year. She said that the LIVES group relies on donations and had attended over 24,000 calls this year. It is a very worthwhile charity to support, and you never know if or when you may need their help.

Visitors are welcome at our meetings, and if anyone would like further informationor has any questions about Gosberton WI please contact the secretary, Eileen Johnson on 01775 750553 or email   eileenej23(AT - use the usual symbol)aol.com

You can also click on the link below which will take you to the main WI website.
www.thewi.org.uk/about-the-wi