Archive of previous meetings

July 2019

We had a triumphant Plant Sale using the generous contributions of our members. All plants were sold eventually and a grand total of £261 was raised!


June 2019

Camilla from Capital Bee gave a fascinating talk about her city bee-keeping.

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May 2019

Our first Annual meeting, where we voted for our President for the next year, well done Gill! The Committee now consists of Ann, Gill, Jackie, Kay, Lotte, Phoenix and Yvonne.

We also voted for the two nationally chosen Resolutions - Don’t fear the smear and the A call against the decline in local buses.

April 2019

We had a Getting to Know You chat. In pairs, changing around every five minutes, we answered the questions - What three words describe you best and why? and What was your best holiday? Great fun for all involved.


March 2019

Author Susan Elliot Wright gave a talk on her life in writing and a reading from her current novel The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood.

February 2019

When Tracie Met Edith - an illustrated talk about her trip to see her sponsored child in Uganda and the work of World Vision.


January 2019

Nicole gave a fantastic talk about her trip to Antartica, where she observed numerous penguins, albatrosses, seals and whales.


December 2018

We decided to make the whole evening social time with wine and nibbles, while Lynda hosted a very challenging but entertaining Christmas quiz.


November 2018

Diane demonstrated how to make fantastic bobble hats out of toilet rolls and Ann made a gorgeous Christmas wreath.


October 2018

Dionne gave a fascinating demonstration on how to make one of her beautiful button cards. She also gave an interesting account of her time living in Qatar.


Visit Dionne’s Etsy shop Created in Crystal


September 2018

There was a viewing of the documentary Archibald Cameron Corbett: The Man and the Houses.The film had its inaugural screening in Catford on Saturday 20 January 2018 and has since had a number of screenings in and around London to great reviews.  


Also, Team Catford came to talk to Corbett WI about the Masterplan regeneration of Catford town centre.


July 2018

We put our thinking caps on to answers some challenging and entertaining questions asked by Lynda from her Women themed quiz.


June 2018

Dave Potter gave a talk about his conserves, jams and chutneys, which he makes from local finds and sells under the name of Potter’s Preserves. He can be found at Blackheath Farmers’ Market on the first Sunday of each month.

For more details you can also find Potter’s Preserves on Facebook and Twitter.

For more details you can also find Potter’s Preserves on Facebook and Twitter.


May 2018

Ann gave a fascinating talk on her time working as a croupier in a casino.

Photo by  Jack Hamilton  on  Unsplash

April 2018

Mandy Rawsthorne talked about her self published book This is Your Time.


March 2018

Katherine gave a talk on Woodlands Farm Trust, where she works as a volunteer.


2018 Programme