Yarn Storming 2016

There has been some media interest in the role of the Horncastle and West Ashby Women’s Institutes during the 90th Birthday Celebrations for the Queen. With interviews on BBC Look … Continue Reading →

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Horncastle’s 90th Birthday Celebrations for The Queen

  • By Linda parker
  • June 8, 2016
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With three days of events planned to celebrate the 90th Birthday of The Queen, there is sure to be something for everyone. Download a copy of the Programme of Events to print … Continue Reading →


Waring Group Fashion Show

On Tuesday the 19th April we will be helping to promote a Fashion Show for our Waring Group. The event is being held at Stanhope Hall with tickets priced at £3 for members and … Continue Reading →


WI Centenary Garden Party – Buckingham Palace

  • By Sue Fitch
  • June 30, 2015
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    The WI Centenary Garden Party was held on 2nd June 2015 at Buckingham Palace. The event was hosted by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, Sophie Wessex & … Continue Reading →


Centenary AGM

What a day!  It certainly had everything, Royalty, hats, cake, speakers, a fashion show and much more, plus a touch of controversy. After journeying down the day before, we duly … Continue Reading →


Yarn Storming

  6am on Saturday 27th June, members from both Horncastle WI & West Ashby WI carried out their ‘Stealth Yarn Storming’ of Horncastle. The town awoke to find bright and … Continue Reading →


Visit to Stourton

   Members were driven around the Stourton Estate on the new trailer and were treated to close up views of the deer herd, including the ‘King of the herd’.


Charleston with Nancy

  • By Sue Fitch
  • May 13, 2015
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A very different evening learning the Charleston with dance teacher Nancy. Exhausting but great fun !!


Waring Group Spring Meeting

  • By Sue Fitch
  • April 21, 2015
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Horncastle WI are part of a larger group of WI’s called The Waring Group. The Waring Group arranges a Spring and Autumn Meeting with a variety of guest speakers. The … Continue Reading →


Yarn Storming

Yarn Storming is a joint venture between West Ashby WI & Horncastle WI. Members of both WI’s are busy knitting, crocheting and crafting to decorate the town. Watch out it … Continue Reading →