W.I. and Good Companions

The Women’s Institute

WI LogoThe Aston Cantlow Womens Institute meet in the Village Hall at 7:45 pm on the first Tuesday of every month. A calendar of interesting topics is presented and visitors are very welcome. If you can’t get to the meetings in the village, there are other nearby W.I.s at Wootton Wawen, Alcester, and Henley-in-Arden.

Aston Cantlow W.I. Programme details for 2019:

  • January 15th Members Lunch at The Bell, Alderminster
  • February 5th “Solihull Samaritans” Speaker TBA
  • March 5th “Poetry and Art” Speaker Penny Turner
  • April 2nd “The Trouble with Trivia” Speaker Rob Hemmings
  • May 14th Resolution Meeting Hosted by Wootton Wawen WI
  • June 4th “Dress for Success & The Colours to Wear” Speaker Susan Rasmussen
  • July 2nd “Update of Ifakara Bakery” Speakers Eugene and Margaret Schellenberg
  • August – An outdoor Event to be announced
  • September 3rd “Childrens Books” Speaker Lee Sterry (Publisher)
  • October 1st “Meningitis A life Changing Experience” Speaker Angels Cloke
  • November 5th Annual General Meeting
  • December 3rd Christmas Party with guests

Want to know more about the WI? – Call the local society President Sue Kershaw on 01789 488493


Good Companions

Good Companions meet monthly at Wilmcote Village Hall on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm.  They also have a varied programme of events aimed largely towards women. There is a small annual fee (around £7.00) for attendance at the meetings and visitors are welcome. For more information contact Yvonne Burt on 01789 293287.

Wilmcote Good Companions Programme details for 2019:

  • January 10th   AGM
  • February 14th History of Mary Quant – Ruth Lowe
  • March 14th Quiz Cheese/Wine
  • April 11th Handbags by Anazila Jones
  • May 9th Dave Hollis – A year in the Woods
  • June 13th Summer lunch- venue to be confirmed
  • July 12th Lipstick on my Collar – Reverend Lynne Morris
  • August 8th Garden Party
  • September 12th Poppy Galore fashion show
  • October 10th Pete Turner – Heads I win- Tails you Lose
  • November 14th Flower Arranging
  • December 12th Xmas Meal