Workshops, Events and Trips

ALL EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CURRENT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS.
EVENTS MAY HAVE TO BE CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED AT SHORT NOTICE.

Quarterly WETS Bulletin
Click to read the Summer 2021 edition

Workshops, Events and Trips are available to Saddleworth WI members only.
For more information, email saddleworthwi.events@gmail.com

AUTUMN FAIR

Date: SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER 2021
Venue: Sacred Heart & St William Church Hall, 31 High Street, Uppermill
Time:
10am to 4.30/5pm
FREE ENTRY

We will have several local crafter stalls, all selling quality goods, perfect for early Christmas shopping. We will also have a WI Tombola, a WI Stall and a WI Cafe. On the WI Stall we will be selling filled Jumble jars. These are jars filled with …. well, whatever you want. 
Spa in a jar – toiletries
Car in a jar – mini cars
Sewing jar – thread, needles etc
Chocolates in a jar – mini chocolates
Christmas in a jar – table confetti/gift tags etc

The list is endless. The jars can then be decorated to look attractive.

CLICK HERE for some more ideas 

We are still looking for donations of Tombola prizes / Cakes for the Cafe / Filled Jumble Jars for the Stall.

If you would like to donate, could you, please drop off your donations on Friday 15th between 1.30pm and 5pm or on Saturday 8.30am to 10.30am at Sacred Heart and St William Church Hall, High Street, Uppermill (at the side of Lucy Cobb). 

It would also be greatly appreciated if you support us by attending on the day bringing your family and friends along to enjoy the experience. Remember it is now the run up to Christmas and there is no better place to start the festivities than doing a bit of retail therapy at the many local craft stalls we have at our first Autumn Fair.

GREASE – THE MUSICAL

Date: Thursday 21st October 2021
Venue: The Opera House, Manchester

Time: 7.30pm
Ticket Price: £39.50

Pre-show dinner at Cote Brasserie – £14.95 for two courses
Payment Deadline: 20/8/21 – payment details will be sent once you’ve booked.

We have reserved 20 tickets for this show. For those of you that don’t know the story… “After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser, Danny, and girl-next-door, Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?”.

If you’re interested email WETS.

FASHION SHOW

Date: THURSDAY 18th NOVEMBER 2021
Venue: The White Hart
Time: Doors open at 6.45pm, starts 7.30pm
Cost: £5

Time to start your Christmas shopping, or just treat yourself!

Your favourite High Street brands at 50% off or more!

Raffle with fabulous prizes to be won!

Tickets are now available to buy. It is an open event so non members are welcome – please bring your family and friends.

COUNTRY LIVING CHRISTMAS FAIR – HARROGATE

Date: THURSDAY 25th NOVEMBER 2021
Venue: Harrogate
Time: 11.00am entry time
Ticket price: £17 per person
Coach: £10 per person (probably departing 9.15am ish)

The reserved tickets for entry to the Country Living Christmas Fair have now been paid for with the surplus tickets returned.

COACH TRIP TO HARROGATE
We do have seats on the coach available for those who want to enjoy Harrogate and all it has to offer. Harrogate is a vibrant spa town with many shops and attractions. Enjoy Betty’s Tea Rooms or the Ivy Harrogate to name just two of the many restaurants and cafes.

Coach tickets cost £10 per person and are available to family and friends (with SWI members taking priority) To book your seat/s email saddleworthwi.events@gmail.com and pay £10 p.p. into our bank account with the reference – Your name & COACH or pay by cash/cheque at our October meeting.

MATTHEW BOURNE’S NUTCRACKER BALLET

Date: SATURDAY 27th NOVEMBER
Venue: THE LOWRY, SALFORD
Time: 2pm MATINEE
Cost: £45.50

Plus pre-theatre meal.

Matthew Bourne’s
re-imagined for the 21st century ‘Nutcracker’ ballet, with music by Tchaikovsky.

CHRISTMAS DINNER & DISCO

Date: FRIDAY 10th DECEMBER
Venue: Dobcross Band Club
Time: 7pm
Cost:
£16

This year we will be hosting our own SWI Christmas Dinner and Disco at Dobcross Band Club with a three course meal, disco, games and much more.

Get your glad rags on and eat, drink and be merry!

Please reserve your ticket by emailing WETS. We are taking deposits of £10 now and when paying by BACS use description PARTY.
Last date for payment in full is at our November meeting.

PANTO – DICK WHITTINGTON

Date: SUNDAY 19th DECEMBER
Venue: Millgate Arts Centre, Delph
Time: 2pm MATINEE
Cost:
Adults – £17 Child – £12 (under 16)
Family – £49 (2 adults and 2 children)

The Big Tiny are back for another smash-hit year, this time with the biggest panto adventure of them all – Dick Whittington! With spectacular sets, sensational costumes and a side-splitting script, don’t miss your chance to join us for our most magical pantomime yet.
★★★★★ ‘Dazzling… amazing from start to finish…absolutely fabulous’ Saddleworth Independent

If you require further info just email the events team.

WINE AND FOOD EXTRAVAGANZA

Date: Thursday 27th January 2022
Venue: Caffe Grande Abaco, High Street, Uppermill
Time: Arrival 7pm – carriages 9.45pm
Cost: £40 per person

6 superb wines chosen by their sommelier accompanied with exquisite food. A wonderful experience. As a guide – see menu for their October event

As this is a public event we are happy for non members friends to come along, booked through us. Tickets to this event are not yet available to the general public.
£10 deposit required now and full payment by January meeting

FAT FRIENDS – THE MUSICAL

Date: Thursday 9th June 2022
Venue: The Lowry, Salford
Time: 7.30pm performance
Cost: £37.50 per person

Fat Friends – the musical, starring Lee Mead, based on the hit TV show Fat Friends that starred James Corden and Ruth Jones.

We have 20 tickets available. Payment in full required by the November meeting. We may arrange food beforehand and/or transport in due course.


Other events in the pipeline are:
Gin tasting
Make-up workshop
Dinner and Quiz Night
Details to follow soon!