There are various special interest groups which meet at additional times, outside the monthly programme dates


Reading group:- – meets at members’ houses, once a month on the second Tuesday of the month at 2.p.m. Books are borrowed from the Library Service, free of charge. There are stimulating discussions, opportunity for social interaction, plus we are helping to keep local libraries open! [contact Kate Burnham



Indoor Bowls Group- meets on a Thursday morning in the winter months at the Memorial Hall, giving opportunity for practice and occasionally entering competitions.[contact Ann Grace]




Craft Group :- This group usually meets  on the third Tuesday of the month at the Memorial Hall, 2 pm. Members work on their own projects or make items for charity such as Project Linus quilts, hats and blankets for premature babies and sensory fidget sleeves for dementia sufferers.  Some come along  to share tea, biscuits and chat and all are welcome!   There is a small charge for the hire of the hall. [contact Marion Jones]


Washable, re-usable sanitary pads for girls in Africa – 2019 project.

2018 poppies

Knitting for Tiny Lives premature babies


Plastics  Group     “Get Drastic with Plastic!”  

In response to various campaigns, a small group of women meet to discuss the problem plastic waste is causing,  and suggest and promote simple measures to reduce plastic waste. [contact Anne Cashmore]

March 2020 – a working party met to make cloth bags from fabric previously donated at the school when several WI members went in to help children to make a bag


Check out these links:-

Letter to Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP 

Meeting with Anne-Marie Trevelyan, M.P.

Feedback from meeting with Anne-Marie Trevelyan

W.I. Plastics group petition

W.I. Plastics group petition

Recycle plastics at Morrisons

CAN – Climate Action Northumberland petition