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Areley Kings WI

Our meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month 7.00pm – 9.30 pm at Areley Kings Village Hall..

A warm welcome will be given to all new members and visitors. New friends and experiences await you.

For further information contact contact our President Pam Sheward 01299 824484 or the Secretary Lin Edwards 01299 828571.

About the WI

The Women’s Institute (WI) was formed in 1915 to revitalise rural communities and encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War. Since then the organisation’s aims have broadened and the WI is now the largest voluntary women’s organisation in the UK. The WI celebrated its centenary in 2015 and currently has almost 220,000 members in approximately 6,300 WIs.
The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.
The WI is based on the ideals of fellowship, truth, tolerance and justice. The organisation is non-sectarian and non-party political. WIs are charitable and everything they do must be consistent with that special legal status.

Subscription rates

The membership subscription for 2019 is £42.00.

Since January 2015 new arrangements have applied for anyone joining the WI for the first time, i.e. who has not previously been a member of any WI. New members will pay a pro-rata subscription depending on the quarter in which they join,as shown in the following table:
Date of joining 2019
Total subscription due 2019
1 January – 31 March
1 April – 30 June
1 July – 30 September
1 October – 31 December