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Members' meeting on 10th August - 2.00pm

Quick Update



We are really looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday 10th of August in Wannock Village Hall at 2pm for our first Members’ meeting since Covid arrived in March last year – it seems so long ago!

We have a speaker coming to talk about Champion Chanzige, a charity that strives to make small changes to the educational environment of a village in Tanzania. Our Speaker, Phillipa Jacobs is both the Founder and Treasurer and very passionate about the children and village her charity supports.

As part of her fundraising she has produced some ‘Home and Room Scent Diffusers’ which will be available to buy on Tuesday. They are £12.50 each  and  will be on the events table at the back of the Hall.


House Keeping for Tuesday:

Masks on please whilst moving around the Hall,  feel free to remove them whilst sitting.

Tea/Coffee and biscuits/cake will be available as usual however please bring your own mugs – paper cups will be available if you forget!

There will be a Raffle.

It will be cooler than usual in the hall as we will have windows open for additional ventilation – please make sure you have a cardigan/fleece etc to keep you warm!


Dates for your Diary 

Fun and Games in the Garden - Tuesday 31st August at 2.00pm -  Partners Welcome.  

Please bring your own chair and Mug -paper cups will be available if you forget. There will be a sign up board at the back of the Hall on the events table so we can begin to get an idea of numbers for catering purposes.

Monday 27th September at 1030am

Coffee Morning at JPK, Old Town Café, 39-41 Church Street, Eastbourne, BN21 1HP.  Partners Welcome.

There will also be a sign up board for this so we are able to let JPK know roughly how many people will be coming.


Wannock Downs meets on the second TUESDAY monthly at Wannock Hall, Jevington Road, Wannock 



If you're interested in our WI, please call one of the contact



numbers opposite. 

   Aims and Objectives of The Wannock Downs WI

We are a registered charity affiliated to the National Federation of Women’s Institutes ( NFWI ​) and the East Sussex Federation of Women’s Institutes

( ESFWI ) which will be celebrating its centenary this year.

The WI as it is affectionately known plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities, the chance to build new skills, take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to us and our community.

​We are always pleased to welcome ladies new to the area and anyone with time on her hands. We recommend you visit several WIs to see which suits

you best.

We look forward to meeting you!


Christine Tugwell


JOIN IN Today !


Take advantage of this offer and attend up to 3 meetings for free without any commitment.


Our next coffee morning  will be advised as soon

as possible

    Membership from April 2021*


Full member - £44.00 now £30.00 due to covid

Dual member - £7.60

*Last year's membership fee was extended by three months so renewal will always be in April from now on.

Officers and Committee Members for 2021 -
Contact Numbers 



Christine Tugwell - 01323  485807

Vice President

Ann Haizelden

Hon Secretary:

Rose Piggott - 01323 849562

Hon Treasurer:  Ros Crabbe

Committee members:

Ginny Lewis, Mave Millington and

Margaret Worrall.

Craft Group
This meeting has been cancelled for personal reasons plus the Coronavirus outbreak.
The  Craft Group meets monthly  at Jan's. There is no set subject but tea and cake are definitely on the menu!!

Everyone is welcome. You can do your own thing, or just have a cup of tea and a chat. The group are very easy-going and will have a go at any craft so please come and join us  New ideas are always welcome.
Jevington Fete June 2019 -
a very good day - hoping
June 2020 will be similar!!Sadly not!
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