Please contact the committee if you would like an event added.

2017 Programme

4th January    Membership renewal, Cllr Bright and Redbridge Food Bank

1st February   London Air Ambulance

1st March       Peter Railton Gardening News

5th April         Brian Carline   Days of Dolly Blue and Izal

3rd May          Annual Meeting

6th May           Ingrebourne Group Meeting

2016 Programme

January 6th Membership renewal
February 3rd Annette Gregory- Hospital Radio
March 2nd Pat Allen – Bee keeping 
April 6th Sandra Grayson – Graphology
May 4th Annual Meeting
June 1st Elisa Spampinto – T'ai Chi
July 6th Jean Fullerton – Local author
August 3rd No meeting
September 7th Peter Lazell - My time on the beat.
October 5th Mark Watson – Epidemics and Diseases
November2nd Christmas Craft night
December 7th Christmas Quiz Night 

  2015 Programme
7/1/15 Membership Renewal 
 4/2/15 Haven House
 25/2/15  Congo Sewing Project
1/4/15 Easter Meeting
 6/5/15 AGM
 3/6/15 Pearly Queen of Old Kent Road and Bow Bells
1/7/15 Mobile Museum
August Holiday Time
 2/9/15 Mel Rees Comedic speaker
 7/10/15 Cancer Research talk
 4/11/15 June Ward from Essex Federation
 2/12/15 Christmas Fun Night


2014 Programme
January 8th Membership Renewal/ Crafts and Chat
February 5th Dagenham Police.   Crime Prevention and Personal Safety
March 5th Going Underground.    Shirley from LU will give a talk on the filming that has taken place on our very own Underground/Tube system.
April 2nd Easter Meeting with Daffodil Competition
May 7th AGM
June 4th Guide Dogs Presentation
July 2nd Board Games night.   Also, Paul a Bridge Coach will be coming to give us the basics on this classic game.
August Holiday Time
September 3rd TBC
October 1st WI goes Medieval with Philip McDonnell.  Bayeux Tapestry or Barking Embroidery?
November 5th TBC
December 3rd Christmas Fun Night

First Ladies WI Barking and Dagenham 2013 Programme

Jan - Membership Renewal, Badge Making and crafts
Feb - Workshop:Bollywood Dance
Mar - Speaker: Breda Reynolds from Gale Street Organics
Apr - Speaker: Linda Rhodes, Historical Crimes Of Barking and Dagenham
May - Annual Meeting, Committee Election and Review
Jun - Speaker: Tracy Mackness of Giggly Pig
Jul - Workshop: In House event - craft, chat and organic buffet*
Aug - No meeting but instead an optional day out, to be discussed!
Sep - Workshop: Belly Dancing
Oct - Workshop/Social: In House Crafts and chat
Nov- Speaker: Elisabeth Abbott from the Guide Dogs Association
Dec- Social: Seasonal In House Christmas, workshop, crafts etc

* At this event, non members on their first visit are free to attend the meeting but they will need to pay £3 for the buffet. Non members on their second or further visit will pay £3 to attend meeting

First Ladies WI Barking and Dagenham 2012 Programme

Feb - Line Dancing
Mar - Mark Watson, Local History talk part 2 
Apr - Customize your clothes and jewellery
May - Hanging baskets demonstration
Jun - Herbalist remedies and health talk
Jul - Essex bee keeper, Arther Huggins
Aug - TBA
Sep - Open crafts workshop/fair
Oct - Barking MAD - amateur dramatics society
Nov - Annual Meeting
Dec - Christmas Meeting

Trips, Socials and Local Events

We would like to have a regular update on local events as well as ideas from members about trips, activitites and socials. And we would appreciate if a few members could help out with uploading info onto this webpage-please let the committee know if you can spare approx 1 hour a month. Please come forward with any info, ideas and suggestions.

This page is in development so please bear with us and return soon.

Local Events

Eastbury Manor House:

Family Days:

Sat 3rd March Elizabeth Fry Day

Sat March 10 Quiz night

Tues 27 March Candlelit tour

Sat 7April Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 5 May World War II Day

Sat 2 June Jubilee Celebrations

Sat 9 June Londons Open Gardens

Sat 7 July Tudor Olympics

Valance House: See leaflet/website for details
Tues 14 Feb 100 years of guiding Talk
Sat 25 Feb Tea Dance
Tues 13 March Tales from a Monastry talk
Thurs 22 March The Titanic Disaster talk by Mark Watson
Sat 24 March Sawp Shop day
Sat 31 March Olympic Memory Games
Tues 17 April Chloroform and crime Talk
Sat 21 April St Georges Day Event
Sat 28 April book sale

Victorian Week 10-14 April - Activities, walks and talks, see leaflet.

Eastbrookend End/local Parks:

See leaflet-  Events in your local Parks for more details

Broadway Barking Theatre:

Local Libraries:

Further Afield:

Country Living Fair March 2012, Islington.