Childrey & Sparsholt WI at a glance

The Childrey and Sparsholt WI has an exciting programme of meetings and events which we hope will be interesting and fun and appeal to the women of Childrey and Sparsholt!

Your first meeting is free - to see what the WI is all about and to join up.  We have great speakers, some lovely refreshments and a chance for us to socialise!

We are very much looking forward to seeing you and welcoming you to your local WI!

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Upcoming Events 22/23

  • New year, new you
    Thu, 19 Jan
    Childrey Village Hall
    19 Jan 2023, 19:30 GMT
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Make up artist Miranda Marsh gives tips on how to update your look for 2023
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  • Film night
    Tue, 21 Feb
    Childrey Village Hall
    21 Feb 2023, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
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  • Annual General Meeting 2023
    Tue, 21 Mar
    Childrey Village Hall
    21 Mar 2023, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    The year in review; New programme; Election of President; Membership renewals
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  • Christmas party
    Week commencing 19 December - TBD
    Location is TBD
    Week commencing 19 December - TBD
    Location is TBD
    Speaker: Revd Gooding Carols by Childrey Choir Festive buffet and drinks
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  • Crafty Christmas
    December - date TBD
    Childrey
    December - date TBD
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Wreath making, sustainable decorations, Christmas cards & lanterns and cake decorating
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  • Race night
    Autumn - date TBD
    Childrey
    Autumn - date TBD
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
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  • Bluebell walk
    Time is TBD
    Faringdon
    Time is TBD
    Faringdon, Coleshill Dr, Faringdon SN7 7NL, UK
    Come and join us on the Bluebell walk at the National Trust's Badbury Clump
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  • Women in the military
    Tue, 15 Nov
    Childrey Village Hall
    15 Nov, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Speaker tbc
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  • Menopause
    Tue, 18 Oct
    Childrey Village Hall
    18 Oct, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Dr Floss, GP, and Helen Barham, PhD, medical writer offer guidance and discussion
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  • Treasures of the Vale
    Tue, 11 Oct
    Wantage
    11 Oct, 11:00
    Wantage, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK
    Tour of the Vale & Downland Museum, Wantage | £12 each inc coffee and lunch
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  • Sound of Music meets Oktoberfest
    08 Oct, 19:00 – 09 Oct, 22:30
    Sparsholt, Sparsholt, Wantage OX12 9PU, UK
    Childrey Choir supported by C&S WI presents the Sound of Music meets Oktoberfest. 7:00pm Saturday 8 October 2022, Sparsholt Tickets £25 per head, including dinner (beer and wine for sale on the night)
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  • 5 steps to financial freedom
    Tue, 20 Sept
    Childrey Village Hall
    20 Sept, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Sophia Lerche-Thomsen, IFA, taking control of your finances, investments and pension
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  • Silent witness
    Tue, 23 Aug
    Childrey Village Hall
    23 Aug, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Home Office Forensic Pathologist & Air Ambulance volunteer Ben Swift
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  • Summer drinks party
    Thu, 18 Aug
    Childrey
    18 Aug, 19:00 – 19 Aug, 21:00
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    By kind invitation of Sue and Dick Francis Complementary to members
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Past events

Here is a selection of past events from the last year.
Check out our instagram account @childreysparsholtwi as well.

 
  • Don’t just wear black
    Tue, 19 Jul
    Childrey Village Hall
    19 Jul, 19:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Colour consultant Jo Joynes says be confident with your colour choices; dress to suit your shape.
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  • Visit to Tom Browne’s school museum, church tour and tea
    06 Jul, 14:30
    Uffington, Uffington, Faringdon SN7, UK
    Visit to Tom Browne’s school museum, church tour and tea | £10 each
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  • Summer flower demonstration
    Tue, 14 Jun
    Childrey
    14 Jun, 19:30
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Nicola Robertson, of Foxgloves and Roses, demonstrates arrangements of bought and garden flowers
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  • Tour of Rousham House & gardens
    09 Jun, 14:30
    Rousham, Rousham House, Rousham, Bicester OX25 4QU, UK
    Tour of Rousham House & gardens | £15 each inc picnic lunch
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  • Childrey Village | Big Platinum Jubilee Lunch
    Sun, 05 Jun
    Childrey Playing Fields
    05 Jun, 12:00 – 18:00
    Childrey Playing Fields, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Come and celebrate HRH The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. All the various village groups have come together to organise a Big Jubilee Lunch Singalong led by Childrey Choir; patriotic dress encouraged; loyal toast, competitions. Reserve your table at Childrey Stores
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  • Childrey Gardens tour
    Sat, 21 May
    Childrey
    21 May, 12:00 – 16:00
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Come and tour some of Childrey's lovely gardens.
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  • Women in Oxford
    Tue, 17 May
    Childrey
    17 May, 19:30
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Jane Dickinson on the “The Political Emancipation of Women” – inspiring insights into the influential women of Oxford.
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  • Well preserved
    Thu, 05 May
    Childrey Village Hall
    05 May, 19:00 – 21:00
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Jeanette Howse shows us how to make jams and preserves
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  • BBC TV Antiques Roadshow's Eric Knowles
    20 Apr, 19:00
    East Challow, East Challow, Wantage OX12 9SR, UK
    BBC TV Antiques Roadshow's Eric Knowles comes to Challow Village Hall to give a talk
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  • How to get away with murder
    Tue, 19 Apr
    Childrey
    19 Apr, 19:30
    Childrey, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Former FBI expert Martin Grimes and his sniffer dogs
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  • Letcombe Daffodils
    Sat, 02 Apr
    Letcombe Bassett
    02 Apr, 11:00
    Letcombe Bassett, Letcombe Bassett, Wantage OX12, UK
    Come on a Letcombe daffodil walk
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  • MEETING | Film night, Fisherman’s Friends
    15 Feb, 19:30 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Showing of Fishermen's Friends with Cornish themed refreshments
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  • MEETING | A year in review - AGM
    Mon, 14 Feb
    Childrey Village Hall
    14 Feb, 19:30 – 21:30
    Childrey Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Review of the year's meetings and events, annual accounts, WI campaigns and NFWI information, memberships renewals.
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  • EVENT | Snowdrop walk
    Wed, 09 Feb
    Welford
    09 Feb, 11:30
    Welford, Welford, Newbury RG20 8HT, UK
    Enjoy a peaceful snowdrop walk along the River Lambourn at Welford Park. £8 with a complementary tea or coffee
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  • EVENT | Burns Night dinner at The Star, Sparsholt
    25 Jan, 18:30
    The Star Inn, Watery Ln, Sparsholt, Wantage OX12 9PL, UK
    Burns night supper at the Star Inn, Sparsholt
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  • MEETING | Andrea Pugh, CEO, It Won’t Cost the Earth
    18 Jan, 19:30 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Juggling motherhood and sustainable business
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  • MEETING | Christmas Party at the Manor
    21 Dec 2021, 19:30 – 21:30
    Childrey, Childrey Manor, Childrey, Wantage OX12 9PQ, UK
    Join Satu Marks, former president of C&S WI at the Manor for Childrey & Sparsholt WI Christmas party.
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  • MEETING | A year in review - AGM
    Tue, 15 Mar
    Village Hall
    15 Mar, 19:30 – 21:30 GMT
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Review of the year's meetings and events, annual accounts, WI campaigns and NFWI information, memberships renewals.
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