EDWI August 2018: History Walk in Dulwich – Pictures, Links and Other Walks with Lulu

EDWI August 2018: History Walk in Dulwich – Pictures, Links and Other Walks with Lulu

History Walk in Dulwich We had a delightful time on Wednesday 1st August being guided around Dulwich Village by our official guide; Lulu Martyn-David on her inaugural tour of the area. We started at North Dulwich station where we learnt

EDWI August 2018: History Walk in Dulwich

EDWI August 2018: History Walk in Dulwich

History Walk in Dulwich Wednesday 1st August 2018 Meet at 7.20pm for 7.30pm Start Meet at North Dulwich Station We will be making the most of the summer by going outside for a local history walk. Our guide, Lulu Martin-David, is an

EDWI July 2018: “Tomorrows World” – Further Viewing and Pictures

EDWI July 2018: “Tomorrows World” – Further Viewing and Pictures

  “Tomorrows World” – Further Viewing and Pictures Wednesday 4 July 2018 Wow! What an evening, not only did Marisol Grandon and Simon Davis from Unfold Stories give us a fascinating talk about XR but we also had the opportunity

Eat-Your-Heart-Out Tom Cruise – Recipes and Photos from our Cocktail Making Masterclass

Eat-Your-Heart-Out Tom Cruise – Recipes and Photos from our Cocktail Making Masterclass

Do you remember the cocktail masterclass back in March? Its a little hazy for many of us if we’re honest and our recipe notes certainly got sketchier as the night went on! As we’re fully into BBQ and summer cocktail

EDWI July 2018: Tomorrow’s World

EDWI July 2018: Tomorrow’s World

Tomorrow’s World Wednesday 4 July 2018 – 7.30pm Upstairs at The East Dulwich Tavern And now for something completely different. at our next event, we are looking into the future and getting a peek at how new digital technology is

EDWI June 2018: Summer Picnic and Croquet – The Results and Pictures!

EDWI June 2018: Summer Picnic and Croquet – The Results and Pictures!

  EDWI Summer Picnic and Croquet – The Results and Pictures Wednesday 6 June 2018 Finally! Gorgeous summer weather shone down on one of our outdoor events!! On 6 June 2018 we took an outing to Dulwich Croquet Club near Herne Hill

EDWI June 2018: Summer Picnic and Croquet

EDWI June 2018: Summer Picnic and Croquet

  EDWI Summer Picnic and Croquet Wednesday 6 June 2018 – 7.00pm to 7.30pm start Dulwich Croquet Club at Dulwich Sports Club, Giant Arches Road, London, SE24 9HB   As it finally feels like we can pack away our winter

EDWI May 2018: Annual General Meeting and First Aid Training

EDWI May 2018: Annual General Meeting and First Aid Training

May 2018 Annual General Meeting and First Aid Training Our May meeting was a busy one. We kicked off the evening with our AGM where we had a review of all the great events of the past 12 months, a

EDWI April 2018: Palestinian Charity Talk and Hummus Making

EDWI April 2018: Palestinian Charity Talk and Hummus Making

April 2018 Palestinian Charity Talk and Hummus Making April’s meeting was a fascinating one. We were excited to be welcome Bethany Elce of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel. Bethany will recounted her experiences from the three months she spent

EDWI March 2018: Cocktail Making Masterclass

EDWI March 2018: Cocktail Making Masterclass

March 2018 Cocktail Making Masterclass An event to help escape the winter blues – cocktails! Chris Dennis of Disrepute cocktail bar;, Soho’s latest members’ bar & drinking den – A hideaway for luxury libations, high jinks & late night liaisons. Chris

EDWI February 2018: Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

EDWI February 2018: Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

February 2018 Essential Oils & Aromatherapy with Amelia Adrian There’s something about cold, dark nights that makes many of us feel in need of a bit of  pampering and wellbeing. Which is why we were so delighted to have Amelia Adrian

EDWI January 2018: Annual Quiz Night

EDWI January 2018: Annual Quiz Night

January 2018 Annual Quiz Night with Quizmaster Peter Hillyard In January we once again welcoming our legendary quizmaster Peter Hillyard who put together a mind-bending quiz for us.  It was the perfect way for us all to get our brains going again

EDWI 2018: Event Schedule

EDWI 2018: Event Schedule

  EDWI 2018 Event Schedule Please note all events are subject to change   10 January 2018 Annual Quiz Night with Quizmaster Peter Hillyard 7 February 2018 Essential Oils & Aromatherapy with Amelia Adrian 7 March 2018 Cocktail Making Masterclass

EDWI August 2017 : Lawn Bowls – The Wet Weather Plan

  Wet Weather Plan We are looking forward to seeing you for our Lawn Bowls event today. If it rains as currently forecast, Martin, our host will run a Local General Knowledge Quiz in the Club House bar. Pimms and refreshments

EDWI December 2015: Rivoli Ballroom Christmas Party – The Photos!

EDWI December 2015: Rivoli Ballroom Christmas Party – The Photos!

We had a fantastic night at the Rivoli Ballroom back in December celebrating 100 years of the WI! The talented Norman Norris of NTN Photography kindly photographed the event for us, you all look fabulous! Feel free to tag yourselves

EDWI 2015 – What a year!

EDWI 2015 – What a year!

Well, I don’t know about you but what a jam-packed (ahem) year 2015 has been. As the country celebrated 100 years of the WI in the UK, thousands of us up and down the British Isles celebrated in style. Here at

EDWI December 2015: Rivoli Ballroom Christmas Dance

  Buy your tickets now from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/339690    

EDWI October 2015: Furniture Upcycling with Muck N Brass

When: Wednesday 7th October Time: 7.30pm Place: Upstairs @ EDT After 15 years as a nail technician with a portfolio including editorials for Vogue, Harpers, Grazia, Designing for top fashion houses like Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen and movies such as

How To… Finish your fascinator

Following our wonderful evening with John from JWH Millinery, here are to instructions for finishing off your creations.   Freeform Freeform Sinamay Fascinator   Looped Basic sinamay fascinator     We’d love to share photos of your finished fascinators so

EDWI June 2015: Screen Printing with Captured on the Rye

On Wednesday 3 June we will welcome Captured on the Rye to our meeting. They will give us a talk about screen printing and the opportunity to design a personalised screen print on a tea towel for you to take home. Tea towels will be provided

EDWI May 2015: All the news from the AGM

As well as all the important necessary AGM business in order to keep us all official, we shared some pretty exciting plans with you all too. Not only do we say a teary goodbye and HUGE thank you to committee

EDWI April 2015: Guerrilla Gardening with Richard Reynolds

    We will be picking up the trowels and planting up bulbs and seeds in April! When: Wednesday 1st April Start: 7.30pm Meet: Goose Green Bring (if you can): Any spare seeds/small plants Gardening gloves Trowel Torch Weather proof

EDWI March 2015: House of Colour with Helen White

Did you know that most of us wear 15% of our clothes 85% of the time because instinctively we feel much better in some than in others. To help us learn why this is, Helen White’s expertise and training is

EDWI February 2015: The Sugar Girls

The Sugar Girls: Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End is a bestselling work of narrative non-fiction based on interviews with women who worked in Tate & Lyle’s East End factories in Silvertown from the

EDWI January 2015: Annual Quiz

Happy New Year! We hope you had a lovely break and we are excited to welcome you to the NFWI Centenary Year! We have planned an exciting range of events for the coming year from millinery to street art, guerilla

EDWI: December 2014: Christmas Ceilidh

Our December meeting is party time! We will be dancing the night away with a live Ceilidh band and caller! For those of you who haven’t been to a Ceilidh before, its a traditional Celtic folk dance and is tonnes

EDWI November 2014: Autumnal Centre Piece and Mini Christmas Market

As the days get shorter and the nights longer we all know winter is firmly on its way. But don’t worry, we have an action packed end to the year planned for you. In response to your feedback, we have decided

EDWI October 2014: Dangerous Women

On Wednesday 1st October we return to our home at the East Dulwich Tavern for an evening with literary agent Clare Conville and writer and actress Sarah-Jane Lovett. Sharing anecdotes from their book, Dangerous Women: The Guide to Modern Life,

EDWI September 2014: Features of Victorian Terraces walk with Brian Green

On Wednesday 3 September we are again heading outdoors for a fascinating event, a guided walk with local historian and author Brian Green. Brian will be giving us an insight into some of features of Victorian houses and properties in East Dulwich.

EDWI August 2014: Croquet Fun with Pictures

Our August meeting saw us meeting up at Dulwich Sports Club for a game of Croquet and a Summer picnic. Lucky for us the Sun came out and stayed out! Much better than last year. In True WI style, we

EDWI August 2014: Croquet & Picnic

  At our meeting next week on Wednesday 13 August 2014, we will be returning to Dulwich Croquet Club near Herne Hill Station for a picnic and croquet. The club is located at Dulwich Sports Club, Giant Arches Road, London, SE24 9HB.  It

EDWI: July 2014 – Chocolate Tasting with Melange

Our evening with award winning chocolatier Isabelle from Melange was a tasting sensation, both tantalising to the tastebuds and an enjoyable and informative experience. Isabelle was a very interesting and knowledgeable speaker and we hope that all the members, and guests,

EDWI June 2014: Sewing Skills with The White Room Pictures

Our June meeting saw us learning Sewing Skills with the lovely ladies from The White Room last week. Nicky and Donna brought along their sewing machines and a host of embellishing bits and bobs to help us sew and transform a calico

EDWI June 2014: Sewing Skills with The White Room

EDWI April 2014 – Bread Making with Brick House Bakery

We are super excited about meeting Fergus Jackson next month, owner of the Brick House bakery, recently named one of London’s Top 5 Bakeries and whose Peckham Rye loaf was awarded the equivalent of an Oscar! Fergus will give an

EDWI: March 2014 – Wine Tasting with Toasted

Our next event, which is a wine tasting kindly arranged by wine lovers Cindy and Dotty, will be held on Wednesday 5 March at 7.30pm above the EDT as usual. We are very pleased to announce that as a result

EDWI February 2014 – Health & Wellbeing Event

We are welcoming a number of local businesses and individuals on Wednesday 5 February for our Health and Wellbeing event, kindly arranged by Ciaran Dance and Sarah Pylas. Our guests will be offering short taster sessions, demonstrations and advice, including: Theresa

EDWI: January 2014: Annual Quiz Night

 We are getting quizzical on Wednesday 8 January for our annual quiz night, kindly arranged by Deborah and Kirsten, and hosted by our marvellous Quizmaster, Peter Hillyard. Teams will be made up of no more than six people and questions will be

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