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 21/22

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • EVENT | Christmas wreath making workshop
    30 Nov 2021, 19:00 – 21:00 GMT
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Celebrity florist Mathew Dickinson hosts a Christmas wreath making workshop. Festive refreshments will be served.
 

Past events

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

 
  • MEETING | Childrey’s Dr Floss talks about ovarian cancer
    16 Nov 2021, 19:30 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Childrey's Dr Floss will talk to us about ovarian cancer, which is this year's WI campaign.
  • FUND RAISER | Cantorist Beef evening
    29 Oct 2021, 18:30 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Dan Stevens of Cantorist Farm will speak about his pasture-fed beef and guests will be served beef and Guinness pie, made using Dan's beef. Tickets are £10 each.
  • MEETING | Wellness evening: Sleep Recovery yoga and self-hypnosis practice
    19 Oct 2021, 19:30 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    Alison Hepburn will demonstrate a short evening yoga sequence to be practised last thing at night to aid our sleep.
  • MEETING | Introducing Maymessy, an inspirational Oxfordshire charity
    21 Sept 2021, 19:30 – 21:30 BST
    Garlands Farm, Garlands Farm Cottage, West Challow, Wantage OX12 9PB, UK
    Introducing Maymessy, an inspirational Oxfordshire charity Speaker - Anna Richards.
  • EVENT | Wine tasting @ Hendred Vineyard
    16 Sept 2021, 18:00
    East Hendred, Allin's Ln, East Hendred, Wantage OX12 8HR, UK
    A guided wine tasting of award winning wines, sparkling whites and roses at Hendred Vineyard.
  • EVENT | Green & Gorgeous, Wallingford
    Wed, 25 Aug
    Green & Gorgeous
    25 Aug 2021, 14:30 – 16:30
    Green & Gorgeous, Little Stoke, Wallingford OX10 6AX, UK
    Tour of the Green & Gorgeous Flower Farm at Little Stoke near Wallingford. Tickets are £15 per head
  • MEETING | GenerousAPE
    Tue, 17 Aug
    Village Hall
    17 Aug 2021, 19:00 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, UK
    "you don't have to sacrifice style to shop sustainably" an evening of conversation with the founders of GenerousAPE.
  • EVENT | Evening visit to Ridgeway Bees @ The Willows [NEW DATE]
    29 Jul 2021, 18:30 – 22:30 BST
    The Willows, Denchworth, Denchworth, Wantage OX12, UK
    Visit to "The Willows" smallholding for "Hum, buzz and cluck" talks by Amy Belcher of Ridgeway Bees and Kiera Bentley, Farringdon mayor.
  • MEETING | Flowers for a summer evening
    Tue, 20 Jul
    Village Hall, Childrey
    20 Jul 2021, 19:30 – 21:30
    Village Hall, Childrey, Childrey, UK
    Top florist Mathew Dickinson of Dickinson & Doris will demonstrate how to arrange a selection of summer flowers
  • FUND RAISER | Table top sale
    FUND RAISER | Table top sale
    Sat, 10 Jul
    Village Hall
    10 Jul 2021, 10:00 – 14:00
    Village Hall, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Grab a table for a tenner at our table top sale
  • MEETING | Welcome Meeting
    Tue, 29 Jun
    Childrey
    29 Jun 2021, 18:30 – 20:30
    Childrey, Charles Cottage, Childrey, Wantage OX12, UK
    Please join us on Tuesday 29 June at Charles Cottage 6:30pm to 8:30pm (assuming lockdown restriction are lifted)
  • Tea & scones
    Thu, 20 May
    Oxfordshire
    20 May 2021, 15:30 – 17:30
    Oxfordshire, Childrey, UK
    Come for afternoon tea on the terrace at Charles Cottage
  • EVENT | Evening visit to Ridgeway Bees @ The Willows
    13 Jul 2021, 18:30 – 20:00 BST
    The Willows, Denchworth, Denchworth, Wantage OX12, UK
    Visit to "The Willows" smallholding for "Hum, buzz and cluck" talks by Amy Belcher of Ridgeway Bees and Kiera Bentley, Farringdon mayor.
 
 
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