Blandford Evening WI

BEspoke and BEspoken


The wreath which was laid

Wreath laid at the Blandford Remembrance Service

We were represented by our President, Simone, who laid a wreath on our behalf at this special ceremony.

The Lighthouse Theatre

Dorset W.I. Annual Meeting at the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole

The speaker was Valerie Stevens, a Dorset lady, who was President of the Associated Country Women of The World.

Alexandra Palace

Trip to Alexander Palace for the Stitch and Craft Show

Our W.I. organised a trip to the show and it was so popular that over 40 ladies were on the coach. It was a successful trip and a very enjoyable day out.

Lifeboat from R.N.L.I Centre

Trip to R.N.L.I. centre in Poole

We were given a guided tour of their headquarters and learnt a lot about the training of the volunteers. A few ladies then braved the lifeboat simulator which luckily was before our lunch in their cafe.

A campaign slogan

Blandford Carnival- Our float won 1st prize in its category.

The float showed some of the campaigns in which the organisation has been involved over the past years. Some of our past campaign slogans were on display including Equal pay for Equal work, Take your litter home, National Breast Screening and SOS for honey bees.


Kingston Lacy

Trip to Kingston Lacy

An enjoyable picnic was followed by a National Trust guide taking us on a very informative tour of the grounds.