East Sussex Federation

Catsfield WI

Catsfield WI Committee

From left to right:  Denise Piguet (Vice President), Janet Heath (Treasurer), Anne Davey (President), Beryl Bodey (Secretary), Catherine Nicholls, Victoria Crawshaw

Where we meet

Village Hall, Catsfield, TN33 9DP

When to come along

1st Thursday of every month except August. November to March at 1.45pm
April to October at 2.30pm

About Us

We are a small village WI founded in 1918 and to date have around 38 members.  We offer a warm welcome to new members and visitors – so do come along, we would love to meet you.

What we do

We meet on the first Thursday of the month and have a range of speakers.  Our current programme includes talks on:  The Humour of Charles Dickens, A Spring Miscellany, Rosie’s Retro Rhythms, and much more.

We have a delicious tea of sandwiches, cake, tea and coffee which is provided by the members on a voluntary basis.  We also have a Summer Garden Party in August as well as our Christmas Party meeting and a Christmas Celebration lunch at a local hotel/pub.

Each year we nominate a charity – this year we are fundraising for The Friends of Conquest Hospital, Hastings.  To start this off we are having a Jumble Sale on the 19th March in our village hall, opening at 10.00am.

At our June meeting we have a ‘Fun Flower and Produce Show’ where members are given a list of classes that they can enter into.  For example, Home Produce, Home Crafts, Floral decorations, Best Bloom in the Garden – there are usually around 5 categories in each.

In September we hold our ‘At Home’ meeting which is a chance for members to talk about a particular aspect of their lives.

We arrange walks in the local area (weather permitting) culminating in coffee and cake in a nearby café.   Also there is a scrabble group which meets throughout the year in a member’s house.

Find Out More

Via the ESFWI Office or use the Contact Us form on this site.

ART, CRAFT AND HOBBY DISPLAY – October 7th meeting

With the business section of the meeting concluded, The President made her way along the tables covered with ‘Art, Craft and Hobby’ items made by our Members; while several Members gave the background story of the items they had brought to display.

From left to right:  Sandie Secular, Joy Simmons, Victoria Crawshaw, Rita Bullard, Diane Blyth, and Ann Rushbrooke

Upcoming Meetings

3rd February @ 1.45pm

Speaker – David Horne  ‘What Larks’  The Humour of Charles Dickens.

3rd March @ 1.45pm

Speaker – Penny Philcox – ‘A Spring Miscellany’  A talk on the flora and fauna in and around Catsfield.

7th April @2.30pm

Entertainment by ‘Rosie’s Retro Rhythms’  – Rosie sings the 60’s.