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 →


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 →


Members Tablecloth

  • By Sue Fitch
  • April 21, 2015
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The unveiling of the members tablecloth. Each member was given a green fabric square and asked to create a design which could be in any sewing medium, reflecting what Horncastle … Continue Reading →


Craft Evening – Yarn Storming

  • By Sue Fitch
  • April 21, 2015
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Members gather for a knit and natter evening preparing for Yarn Storming – watch this space !! This is a combined venture between West Ashby nad Horncastle WI’s.