Acomb WI


Acomb WI, restarted in 2014, meets on the 3rd Monday in the month at 7.00pm in Acomb First School Hall.  New  members are always welcome along with new ideas for future meetings.  Please see below the programme for the year along with the contact details of the committee members.


Acomb Village WI 2018 – 2019  Programme of Events

15 October – Group meeting featuring The Hexpistols                                                              (at Village Hall)

19 November – I Pots, 6 Eastgate, Hexham                                                                                             Christmas Crafts and supper

17 December – Christmas Truffles – Jenny Thompson     Competition: Christmas Theme

21 January – Astronomy and Planets – Patrick Harper      Competition: Handmade stars

18 February – Various crafts – Craft Committee                                         No competition

18 March – Return of the Red Kites – Red Kite Society     Competition: Decorated egg

15 April – Indian Cookery demonstration – Sheinaz Stansfield Competition: Indian Theme

20 May – Annual General Meeting followed by Beetle Drive Competition: Handmade Ladybird

17 June – Strawberry tea and favourite poems/readings Competition: Scones

15 July – First Aid Demonstration – TBC                                   Competition: Cross stitch Red Cross

19 August – Walk along the Derwent Valley – Meal                                  No competition

16 September – Catch up evening with Pot Luck supper and wine       No competition 

Acomb Women’s Institute President:                                              Catherine Fergus   01434 681744 : 07792 877892

Vice President:
Val Mason 07557 423529

Cristina Knox  07966 431715

Deputy Secretary:                                                                                                    Maura Oakes 07891 719644

Amanda Earnshaw

Committee:                                                                                                                       Lorna Farr                                                                                                                        Ann Marsh                                                                                                                    Helen Hayes-Wynne, Social Media Secretary 07528 752452


Cristina Andone

Cristina Andone presenting Romanian summer foraging

Dark Skies Project with Duncan Wise 

Visit to The Beacon Garden, Stocksfield ,proceeds, £400, went to towards a variety of charities – Marie Curie, Macmillan and NSPCC. 

Outing to Hexham Racecourse

Evening with a visit from the therapists at Hands On, Hexham who demonstrated some of their beauty and holistic therapy


Romanian evening

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Fondant fun penguins


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