Women's Institute


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Churt Women’s Institute 2017

The WI offers women the opportunity of sharing friendship and learning, to help widen their horizons, and together to influence local, national and international affairs. Founded in 1919, Churt Women’s Institute is one of the oldest in the county and celebrates its 100th birthday in July 2019.

Churt WI Committee and contact details

President: Marion Mitchell - 01428 712265
Secretary: Deborah Ryan – 01428 715364
Treasurer: Charmian Brain - 01428 712219
Lena Rowe – MCS Representative - 01428 712880
Caroline Howard – Art & Craft Organiser - 01428 605918
Pia Foyle – Events & Catering Organiser – 01428 608208
Pearl Lim – Outings & Programme Organiser - 01428 605300
Rosemary Boosey – WI Information Officer - 01428 605285
Ann Crossley – Registration Officer - 01252 794041

CHURT WI PROGRAMME FOR 2017
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2.30pm in Churt Village Hall. Visitors are most welcome and do not have to be Churt residents - cost £3.00. Annual membership is £39.00.

10th January Guildford Blue, Wool trade in South West Surrey by Mr Matthew Alexander.
14th February Silk, Squalor & Scandal, Hogarth and his works by Mrs Daphne Jefferis.
14th March The Crop Circle Mystery by Mr Andy Thomas.
11th April The Day it rained crabs and frogs – unusual weather by Mr Ian Currie
9th May Resolutions Luncheon at Quinnettes Barn, 12 noon.
13th June The Wey and Arun Canal Trust by Mr Kevin Crawley.
11th July WI Garden ‘Strawberry Cream’ Tea Party at Quinnettes Barn – 2.30 pm.
No meetings are held in August.
12th September A passion for pearls by Ms Frances Benton.
10th October The Crystal Palace by Mr Ian Bevan.
14th November Annual General Meeting
5th December WI Christmas Luncheon at the Hindhead Golf Club – 12 noon.

The WI are involved in many village activities; the most popular contribution is providing the teas at the annual Churt Village Fete in June.