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Bethersden Women’s Institute

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Bethersden W I

The Institute meetings usually involve a talk by a guest speaker, refreshments and an opportunity for the ladies to meet and make friends, to socialise and learn new skills. . The Monthly Meeting is held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in Bethersden Village Hall. Visitors are always welcome

Craft Days and Book Club are also held at regular intervals

To join

Please contact Mrs Lynda Robbins through East Kent Federation of Women’s Institutes

Telephone: 01227 464106

or just come along to a meeting. You can also find us on Facebook or visit our website

  • President: Mrs Lesley Rye
  • Secretary: Mrs Lynda Robbins
  • Treasurer: Mrs Gill Peters

Schedule of Meetings

Every month there is a competition for the 'Flower of the Month' and usually one for an 'Item of Interest'

2023 Programme

Date Event
May 3rd Resolution Meeting
June 7th Margaret Palmer : Serviette Folding Demonstration and Workshop
July 5th Centenary Meeting: Tour of Stephenson’s Rocking Horse Workshops Celebration Cakes (Members Only)
August 2nd TBA
September 6th Sue Howell: Laura Ashley
October 4th Sarah Stansfield: Barmy in Wonderland – Lewis Carrol and Literature PG Woodhouse
November 1st Richard King: Around the World in a Double Decker
December 6th Mick Lynn: A Dickens of a Christmas – Dress up and join in

2024 Programme

Date Event
January 3rd Viv Hillman: For the Love of Dogs
February 7th Martin Newcombe: Bats in the Belfry and Badgers in the Underpass
March 6th AGM
April 3rd Clive Nuttman: Kent’s Chalk Grasslands, our rainforest
May 1st Resolution Meeting


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