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Leigh has a flourishing WI which has been in existence for over 90 years and currently has a membership of around 35. The majority of our members live in Leigh but a number come from the surrounding villages including Yetminster, Chetnole Hilfield and Hermitage.
Our meetings take place on the last Tuesday of every month in Leigh Village Hall. Meetings begin at 7.30pm which allows time for those members who work to be able to attend. We also hold outings (non members welcome), coffee mornings, a monthly lunch club and we organise an annual Jumble Sale every spring. On top of this there are many varied outings and events organised by the Dorset Federation of Women’s institutes which are open to all members.
Our members are also very much involved in village life in general, helping out with the Leigh Village Flower Show and the village Open Gardens event. Members are also part of the team which runs the Leigh Senior Citizens’ Luncheon Club which is held once a month.
We are friendly group and always very happy to welcome new members.
the current programme of events can viewed here
Joining the WI gives you access to all of our talks / demonstrations and social events, plus a monthly edition of the WI Life Magazine.
Most of our monthly meetings/talks are also open to non-members for just £2.00 per person.
If you would like to join the WI or have any questions, please contact us:
President: Jean Bridges
Tel: 01935 873 182 – ku.oc1563928322.ooha1563928322y@seg1563928322dirbr1563928322ehtae1563928322hnaej1563928322
Secretary: Inga James
Tel: 01935 873 433. – moc.l1563928322iamg@1563928322semaj1563928322fagni1563928322