WI Walks

WI Walks

Louise and I joined the first leg of the WI Walks Summer Walking Challenge – the first section of the North Downs Way.  The walk was from Farnham to Guilford, and, as this National group were crossing Tilly Widgets territory (they had to pick up a rail...
Pop-up Thanksgiving party

Pop-up Thanksgiving party

In the evening of Thursday 26th November, thirty of us took over Gray’s Coffee in North Camp for the Tilly Widgets pop-up Thanksgiving party.    Mandy, our secretary couldn’t make the event but was kind enough to decorate the cafe earlier with...
Poppy yarn-storming

Poppy yarn-storming

When I joined the WI last year, there were a few things I hadn’t anticipated i’d end up doing, and yarn-storming (or yarn-bombing as it’s also known) 6am on Remembrance Day morning under the cover of darkness.  The Tilly Widgets had been knitting and...
New member’s meeting

New member’s meeting

We were delighted to fill our membership quota this year of 65 members, and felt like we should have an event especially for these brand-new members, to introduce them to the WI, explain the differences between the Tilly Widgets, Hart group, Hampshire Federation and...
Autumn Meeting

Autumn Meeting

Louise writes: I attended the autumn meeting on 20/10/15 at the Anvil with 999 other Hampshire Federation WI members. It’s such an immense feeling being in the presence of so many women, I thoroughly recommend it!   The Chair, Maureen Levenson addressed us...