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WI Craft Day – 23rd November

Wittenham WI will be holding another of its fantastic Craft Days on Saturday 23rd November. The day will run from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm at the village hall.  Please take your own lunch.  You can either take your own … Continue reading

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WI Raises Funds For Cancer Charity

More than £160 was raised at a recent afternoon tea party in aid of locally based charity Against Breast Cancer. The event at The Old Stables on Fieldside on 25th July, was organised by the Wittenhams branch of the Women’s … Continue reading

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Charity Afternoon Tea – 25th July

Women’s Institutes across Oxfordshire are being encouraged to hold an afternoon tea in aid of Breast Cancer in July. The Wittenhams WI will be doing their bit by holding an event from 2.30pm until 4.00pm on Thursday 25th July at … Continue reading

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Big Picnic Lunch Success

A huge thank you to the organisers of the inaugural Long Wittenham Big Picnic Lunch which took place at Bodkins Field yesterday afternoon.  A good turn out of approximately one hundred and fifty villagers and fine weather made it a … Continue reading

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Big Picnic Lunch – 30th June

All residents should have received a flyer (see below) for The Wittenhams’ Big Picnic Lunch to be held on Sunday 30th June at Bodkins.  It is being jointly coordinated by the WI and Long Wittenham Athletic Club. It stems from … Continue reading

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Wittenham WI Programme 2019-20

Wittenham WI has published its programme of events for the year ahead (see link below).  It is keen to welcome new members, particularly younger women. If you have ever wondered why you should join the WI, here are a few … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly Report

About two dozen people attended the Annual Parish Assembly on Thursday 14th March in the village hall at which representatives of village groups and organisations gave presentations on their activities during the last year and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field. The Wittenham Big Lunch will … Continue reading

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Village Big Lunch

Planning is underway for a Long Wittenham “Big Lunch” to celebrate the community and the 100th birthday of the Womens’ Institute in Oxfordshire.  The Wittenham branch of the WI was formed 70 years ago. On Monday 26th November at 7.30pm … Continue reading

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Bollywood Was In Town

Wittenham WI 70th Birthday celebrations kicked off in style on Friday 12th October, when the Village Hall morphed into an outpost of India, with wall-hangings of saris and silk. A group of villagers, young and old, learned and watched all … Continue reading

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