Caston WI, under the guidance of our current president Wendy Edwards, is a lively interesting group of local women, not only from Caston but from the surrounding villages as well, who enjoy handicrafts of all kinds and listening to speakers on a monthly basis that have those certain skills that we all wish we had.
We always have a refreshment break in each meeting in order for members to chat and get to know one another. Also, from time to time we have outings that always prove popular and oversubscribed. We’ve visited places as diverse as USAF at Lakenheath and examined a working F15 bomber (scary) as well as a trip to Thursford to see the Christmas Extravaganza (fairy lights galore – fabulous). If that’s not enough we also have a darts team and an indoor bowls team that compete in a league against other WI groups. New members are always asked if they have any interest in all these activities and encouraged to join in.
Okay, so yes we do sing Jerusalem but only occasionally at the end of each meeting and many laugh because we do but it’s a rousing tune and we enjoy singing it so what’s wrong with that!! It sends us off home with a happy feeling and in today’s rushed world that’s not a bad thing.
We’re always keen to welcome new members to our existing 25+ group and you’re invited to join us. As long as you’re within striking distance of the Village Hall we’ll be pleased to see you. If you’re uncertain whether it’s for you or not, you can call Lynne Welbelove on 01953 483 640 for more information or you can just come along on the night – we’ll make you very welcome and you’ll soon get to know everyone.