Cleeve by Goring Womens’ Institute – meeting

10/08/2022 @ 7:30 pm
Storton Lodge
Icknield Rd
01491 872980

See below for list of talks and other events.

The Cleeve-by-Goring Women’s Institute offers a fun and friendly place to meet local women. The Cleeve branch has a varied programme of monthly talks, demonstrations and craft sessions, organizes visits to local attractions and participates in the community in many ways, such as organizing the village litter pick, the well-known teas at Goring Lock and providing refreshments for other local events on request.

Members of the local branch can also go on a range of visits, seminars and workshops organized by the Oxfordshire Federation of the WI and national events and holidays.

Nationally, the WI campaigns on issues put forward by its membership. Recent campaigns include mental health, cervical screening and plastic waste.


All meetings start at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month:

9th March 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Annual General Meeting and Member’s evening

13th April 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Destiny Village Project Sierra Leone – talk by Sue Hookway

11th May 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, A stroll in the park: England's royal, private and public parks – talk by Peter Halman

18th May 2022

Time to be announced: 60th Birthday Celebration at Goring and Streatley golf club

8th June 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Climate Change Workshop lead by Hilary Dix, Oxfordshire Federation of WIs

13th July 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Furoshiki (Japanese fabric present wrapping), workshop by Marian Scott-Baker

10th August 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Summer Social – drinks, food and entertainment on the theme of “Mellow Yellow”

21st August 2022

Afternoon teas at the Lock with the Goring and Streatley Concert Band

14th September 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, talk by Stephen Kitching from the Wallingford Tea and Coffee Merchant

12th October 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Halloween evening including pumpkin carving!

9th November 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, talk by Amy Griffin on the Diamond Light Source at Harwell (note that a visit to the Diamond Light Source will be arranged during Spring 2023)

14th December 2022

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Christmas Party with buffet and entertainment

11th January 2023

7.30pm Storton Lodge, talk by Andy Taylor

8th February 2023

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Planning for Emergencies, Talk by Carol McKay, Oxfordshire County Council

8th March 2023

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Annual General Meeting and Member’s evening

12th April 2023

7.30pm Storton Lodge, Talk and demonstration by the Lowland Rescue team, with their dogs

All meetings are at Storton Lodge. NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME - just come along on the night or contact Chris Cox, Tel: 01491 872980.