Upcoming Events

All events take place in the Village Hall, Hill Ridware, unless specified otherwise. Please click here to view map.

Zoom invitations to events etc with ‘joining details’ will be sent out separately. We will try to keep you up to date with what is going on through this website, emails, phone calls & ‘snail mail’.  Do keep in touch!

 


 2022 Events

January 2022

  • Tuesday 4th January (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Monday 10th January @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)
  • Tuesday 18th January @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  Members Evening – ‘cafe style’ seating – full of suprises!   COMPETITION = A joke from a Christmas Cracker!
  • Monday 24th January @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)

February 2022

  • Tuesday 1st February (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Monday 7th Febuary @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)
  • Friday 11th February: ‘Bee Happy’ craft class.  See Gaye to make sure your name is down & for further details.
  • Tuesday 15th February@ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  Let’s focus on ‘Share the Love’ ….   SPEAKER: Gavin Cordon – ‘For the Love of Bees’ .  COMPETITION = An item of recycled material (a bit of fun!)
  • Thursday 24th February @ 7pm: SFWI County Quiz @ the County Showground.  Has Karen P had your name for 1 of our teams for the night?  Remember to share lifts wherever possible please, pack your picnic forthe evening … & sort out how to decorate your Team Table…. Oh, & have fun!!!
  • Friday 25th February: ‘Bee Happy’ craft class.  See Gaye to make sure your name is down & for further details.
  • Monday 28th Febuary @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)

March 2022

  • Tuesday 1st March (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Thursday 3rd March: Welsh Tea @ the Village Hall (3-5pm)
  • Tuesday 15th March @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  Focus = NFWI Resolutions
  • Monday 21st March @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)

April 2022

  • Tuesday 5th April (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Thursday 7th April: TRIP to The Deer Park for Afternoon Tea.  See Kate B to make sure your name is down & for further details.
  • Friday 8th April: ‘In the Moment’ papercraft class.  See Gaye to make sure your name is down & for further details (by Monday 4th April).
  • Monday 11th April @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)
  • Tuesday 19th April @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  SPEAKER: Kate Wain – ‘Wedding Dresses’.  COMPETITION = A favourite family wedding photograph.
  • Tuesday 26th April: SFWI Homes & Gardens Day @ the County Showground.  Has Karen P got your name for this event? – don’t forget to sign up ASAP please.
  • Thursday 28th April: St Georges’ Day Tea @ the Village Hall.

May 2022

  • Tuesday 3rd May (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Sunday 8th May: TRIP to ‘Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals’ @ Birmingham.  See Kate B to make sure your name is down & for further details.
  • Tuesday 17th May @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall. = AGM … followed by cheese & wine & a chat!  COMPETITION = An item of WI memorabilia.
  • Thursday 19th May @ 7pm: ‘Sort your Stuff’!  (via Zoom) with Katherine Blackler, a professional de-clutterer.  FREE for members – £5-00 for non-members.
  • Monday 23rd May @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom) – including making a Jubilee Wreath for the home.  Email Gaye for further details.

June 2022

  • Wednesday 1st – Thursday 2nd June: Staffordshire County Show @ the County Showground.
  • Thursday 2nd June: Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea @ the Village Hall.  3pm – 5pm.
  • Saturday 4th June: Platinum Jubilee Family Fun Day @ the Village Hall.
  • Tuesday 7th June (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Monday 13th June @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)
  • Tuesday 21st June @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  SPEAKER: Ruth Lowe – ‘Mary Quant’.  COMPETITION = Something from the ‘Swinging Sixties’.
  • Monday 27th June @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)

July 2022

  • Tuesday 5th July (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Monday 11th July @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)
  • Tuesday 19th July @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  SPEAKER: Rosie O’Conner – ‘Silk Art’.  COMPETITION = A silk item.
  • Monday 25th July @ 3pm: Coffee & Chat (via Zoom)
  • Saturday 30th July: ‘Menafest’ @ The Chadwick Arms.

August 2022

  • Tuesday 2nd August (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Friday 12th August @ 7pm: An Evening with ‘The Cocktail Shaker Boys’ (Zoom/Hybrid event) @ the Village Hall.
  • Tuesday 16th August @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  SPEAKER: ‘Yoxall Cider’.  COMPETITION = An apple-related item.

September 2022

  • Tuesday 6th September (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Friday 16th September: ‘Cheese… Cheese … Cheese.. – & British to boot’!
  • Tuesday 20th September @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  SPEAKER: Kathleen Turner – ‘Music Boxes’.  COMPETITION = A music box.

October 2022

  • Tuesday 4th October (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Friday 7th October @ 7pm: ‘Mothers Ruin’ – an evening all about Gin with Milly Freeman (aka: ‘The Lady Historian’): (Zoom/Hybrid event).
  • Tuesday 18th October @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  This is a ‘Have a Go’ craft evening – preparation for Remembrance & World Kindness Day. e.g. poppies (knit, crochet, papercraft), decoupage hearts, paint/decorate stones, posies (knit/crochet) etc.  COMPETITION = An item of craft.

November 2022

  • Tuesday 1st November (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Sunday 13th November: World Kindness Day
  • Sunday 13th November: Ridwares Remembers @ the Village Hall.
  • Tuesday 15th November @ 7-45pm: Monthly Meeting @ the Village Hall.  This will take the form of a ‘Christmas Wreath Workshop’.  COMPETITION = A favourite Christmas ornament/decoration.

December 2022

  • Friday 2nd December: Tinsel & Trimmings @ the Village Hall.
  • Tuesday 6th December (1030-12noon): Take a Break Cafe @ the Village Hall.
  • Wednesday 7th December: Christmas Party @ Beaudesert Golf Club.