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Beeston WI organises 11 monthly meetings each year for members. We don't meet in August. Our programme involves a variety of activities, demonstrations and talks.

We meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month, 8pm at Chilwell Memorial Hall. Visitors are welcome at most of our meetings at a cost of £4. Please get in touch if you'd like to visit or become a member.

2021 Meetings


  • 27th January: Goal setting for a great 2021 with Cassie Salter

  • 24th February: Still life drawing with Janet Barnes 

  • 24th March: AGM & Foston Hall Prison WI  

  • 28th April: Vice and Villainy with Mildred Freeman, Lady Historian 

  • 26th May: Bread baking

  • 23rd June: Craft night 

  • 28th July: Summer social

  • August: No meeting

  • 22nd September: 1920s Charleston night 

  • 13th October: Cider tasting with local "Floppy Tabs" producer Ray Blockley

  • 24th November: Board games night 

  • TBC December: Christmas craft and party 

2020 Meetings
  • 22nd January. Creating sustainable name badges

  • 26th February. Steel Drumming

  • 25th March. Decluttering for Spring

  • 22nd April. Back to the 80's

  • May. Dementia Friends

  • 24th June. The Great Beeston WI Zoom Quiz

  • 22nd July. Digital Storytelling

  • August. No meeting

  • 23rd September. Ageing and the Brain

  • 28th October. Fast Fashion

  • 25th November. Return of the Great Beeston WI Zoom Quiz

  • 16th December. The Great Beeston WI Bake Along with Frances Quinn 

2019 Meetings
  • 23rd January. Games night

  • 27th February. Vintage crafting with Debbie Bryan

  • 27th March. AGM & Bake Off. Talks from 2 Inspirational Women - Rachel (world champion mountain biker) and Michelle (Forever Stars co-founder)

  • 24th April. Bollywood Dancing with Bhakti from Manushi Dance

  • 22nd May. Charities, resolutions & making a difference with seed bombs and pebble art

  • 26th June. Beer Tasting with Laua from Abbeydale Brewery

  • 24th July. Extraordinary Upcycling, led by our wonderful member Victoria

  • 25th September. Reduce your Carbon Footprint

  • 23rd October. Storytelling with a Twist

  • 27th November. The Art of Capoeria

  • 11th December. Christmas Floristry & Party Night

2018 Meetings
  • 24th January. SWISH & style workshop

  • 28th February. Yoga & positive thinking

  • 28th March. AGM & Bake Off

  • 25th April. Krav Maga

  • 23rd May. Local charities & national resolutions

  • 27th June. Rock Choir

  • 25th July. Outdoor adventures at Attenborough Nature Centre

  • 22nd August. Summer Function

  • 26th September. Wine Tasting

  • 24th October. Chocolatier & Chocolate Tasting

  • 28th November. Stargazing at the Observatory

  • 12th December. Christmas Party

2017 Meetings
  • 28th June. 1980's Dance

  • 26th July. Back to Basics: Getting to know you

  • 23rd August. Evening Charity Picnic in aid of The Eve Appeal

  • 27th September. Paper Craft

  • 25th October. Women's Health & Wellbeing

  • 22nd November. Christmas Craft

  • 13th December. Christmas Party 

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