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The Saddleworth WI provides the opportunity for women of all ages to enjoy interesting speakers, watch demonstrations, participate in social events and trips, engage in lively discussions, pursue their interests in our many sub groups and hopefully make life-long friends.

New members and visitors are welcome at most WI meetings which take place on the first Wednesday of the month. We meet from 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start and meetings usually end around 9.30pm.

Our venue is The Oak Room at The White Hart Inn, 51 Stockport Road, Lydgate, Oldham OL4 4JJ

Members pay £2 and visitors pay £3 to help pay for running costs and refreshments. Visitors may attend two meetings before deciding upon membership.

Membership for the year is £43. If you wish to become a new member, download a membership form here.

MEMBERS: Take a look at our new Members’ Zone where you will find a variety of useful forms and information to download.

“I love this branch of WI.
The ladies are friendly, warm and full of fun.”

See our Meetings Programme for details of 2020 speakers

News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE MARCH 24th
CANCELLATIONS
The following events are NOT going ahead:

BOOK CLUB MEETING on March 25th
LUNCH CLUB on March 30th
WHITE HART MONTHLY MEETING on April 1st

MILLGATE THEATRE ‘DEATHTRAP’ on April 3rd – refunds being processed
SALTAIRE WALK on April 5th

WHITE HART MONTHLY MEETING on May 6th
GREAT GET TOGETHER ON JUNE 21st

We will be guided by Government policy before cancelling meetings and events. If events do have to be cancelled, notification will be posted here with as much prior notice as possible.


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY was on 8th March 2020. At our March meeting we marked this by taking photos of members striking the #EachforEqual pose.



Take a look at our new Members’ Zone!


NEW EVENTS ADDED!
See Workshops, Events and Trips page for full details


“It is a pleasure to be part of this warm and welcoming WI group. Looking forward to what 2020 brings.”

About

The group photograph of the new committee will be taken when we are all able to get together again.

Saddleworth WI have had a fantastic year in their new venue, the Oak Room at The White Hart, Lydgate and the newly elected committee has planned another varied programme of skills, interest and fun for the coming year, with events aimed at encouraging friendships with like-minded women of all ages.

PAM ARMSTRONG – President

CHRISTINE BURBIDGE – Vice President

LESLEY WINROW – Vice President

YVONNE BOOTH – Secretary

DEBORAH THOMPSON – Treasurer

HILARY BOON – Committee

SUE HARDING – Committee

SUE HIBBERT – Committee

PAM LEVER – Committee

CATHY WILDE – Committee

YVONNE WILKINSON – Committee

Groups

There are various sub groups run by the members of Saddleworth WI. These are available to members only.

Please visit the individual pages for each sub group to find out specific details about events that are happening.

Book Group

Craft & Cake Group

Lunch Group

Walking Group

Workshops, Events & Trips

“The WI meetings, sub groups and workshops etc. are highlights in my diary of events during the course of each calendar year.”