Renhold WI was formed in 1923 and is still thriving in the Village.
We meet in the Village Hall, Wilden Road on the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm.
Our meetings are as informal as possible starting with some brief WI business then usually we have an outside speaker.
We always end the evening with a cup of tea and a chat!
The fee for visitors to come to our meetings is £3.50.
||THE WARTIME HOUSEWIFE - Elizabeth Biff
||Old values for a modern world
||CHRISTMAS PARTY - The Committee
You can download a printable copy of the programme here.
Unless stated otherwise, Renhold WI meets at Renhold Village Hall, Wilden Road, Renhold
Report of Renhold WI Meeting - 4th October 2018
Renhold WI welcomed another new member and 4 new guests
Renhold WI have put forward a Resolution for discussion at the 2019 National WI Conference regarding the cost of Hospital Parking Fees. This has been submitted and accepted by Bedfordshire Federation, we now await further instructions as to whether it gets final approval to take to next year’s National Conference.
Renhold WI will be laying a wreath at the Remembrance Celebration on the 11thNovember 2018. Also we are involved in the All Saints Church decoration for the Reaper Window on 9th-11thNovember 2018, celebrating the great Women’s contribution to WW1 war effort.
We are encouraging members to attend if they can.
Our charity unwanted Bras ‘Bra Box’ is contributing to the Cancer Research and third world help for women overseas. All contributions gratefully accepted from non-members.
Our speaker for the 4thOctober was evening was Mr. Peter Scrivener and his wife Carole, who delighted the members and guests with a selection of musical numbers, such a West Side Story, ‘Tonight’, Born Free, As time goes by, and Georgia. and his history with the Joe Loss Orchestra and working in a military band. He played B flat clarinet and his E flat Alto Saxophone. He is a classically trained musician and his wife provided the backing tracks. The music brought back wonderful memories for the members and guests.
Julia Gillett then told the members about her weekend at WIs Denman Collage and her lovely silver jewelry which she modeled, and Amanda Ash then spoke about the calligraphy course she and Jeanette Roberts had undertaken.
Bedfordshire Police have launched an appeal for small knitted toys and the craft group agreed to follow this up.
Next Months meeting is the ‘Wartime Housewife’ - guests are welcome.