February 2020 Meeting

‘History of Hairdressing’ Speaker: Ian Black Tuesday 18th February 2020 7.30pm Teak Room (Upstairs) Rainhill Village Hall Visitors Welcome  

July Meeting 2019

‘NW Blood Bank Bikers’ Tuesday 16th July 2019 At our July meeting we had the pleasure of meeting Norman, a ‘Blood Biker’ for Merseyside & Cheshire Blood Bikes.  Established back …

June Meeting 2019

‘U3A St Helens – Ukuele Band’ Tuesday 18th June 2019 We welcomed back the U3A Ukulele Band from St Helens. They have drop in sessions at the World of Glass …

May Meeting 2019

‘Dementia Friends’ Tuesday 21st May 2019 Thank you to our member, Chris McGowan, who presented the work of the ‘Dementia Friends’ at our May meeting.  Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme …

April Meeting 2019

‘Senior Moments Duo’ Tuesday 16th April 2019 Back by popular demand from the Craft & Produce show last year, we welcomed back ‘Senior Moments’. The duo entertained us with songs …

March 2019 Meeting

”Betsy – Happy Ever After’ With Joanne Halliwell Tuesday 19th March 2019 Thank you to Joanne Halliwell for returning to Rainhill WI to tell us the continuing tale of ‘Betsy’, …

February 2019 Meeting

‘Wedding Stories’ With Mary Rowse Tuesday 19th February 2019 Thank you to Mary Rowse for an excellent insight into the role of a Catholic Church Registrar, although officially retired Mary …

January 2019 Meeting

‘A Greek Escapade’ Speaker: Stephen North 15th January 2019 For our first meeting of 2019 we welcomed Stephen North who is the son of our President, Edna North. Stephen came …

November 2018 Meeting

‘Christmas Traditions’ Speaker: Ken Pye, Broadcaster & Writer 20th November 2018   In November we welcomed back Broadcaster & Writer, Ken Pye telling us of his ‘Christmas Traditions’.  We discovered …

June 2018 Meeting

‘From Wartime Poland to Britain’ Speaker: Yvonne Taylor Tuesday 19th June 2018 Yvonne started relaying her Mum’s story following the discovery of her diary.  It wasn’t until her Mum passed …

July 2018 Meeting

‘For the love of Wallace & Grommet’ Speaker: Ray Williamson Tuesday 17th July 2018 Thank you to Ray Williamson who kindly stood in at a moment’s notice at our July …

February Meeting 2018

‘Toy Town to Buckingham Palace’ Speaker: John Stirling Tuesday 20th February 2018 What a treat we had at our February meeting when we welcomed John Stirling and his presentation entitled …

January Meeting 2018

‘Seafarer Centre – Liverpool’ Speaker: John Wilson Tuesday 16th January 2018   Thank you to John Wilson, BSc (Hons), Chief Executive/Company Secretary of the Liverpool Seafarers Centre for a fabulous …

Craft & Produce Show September 2017

‘Craft & Produce Show 2017’ Hosted by Kendrick’s Cross WI Tuesday 26th September 2017 Oak Room (Main Hall) Rainhill Village Hall, Weaver Avenue, Rainhill L35 4LU Members Only Craft & …

September Meeting 2017

‘Cheese & Wine Evening’ Speaker TBC Tuesday 19th September 2017 Teak Room (Upstairs) Rainhill Village Hall, Weaver Avenue, Rainhill L35 4LU Visitors Welcome £1 at the door

July 2017 Meeting

‘Blood & Tissues Donation’ with Karen Hall, NHS Blood & Transplant Service Tuesday 18th July 2017 Thank you to Karen Hall from the NHS Blood & Transplant based in Speke, …

June 2017 Meeting

‘Therapy Dogs’ With Mary Oliver & Bertie Tuesday 20th June 2017  Thank you to Mary Oliver and her dog ‘Bertie’ for coming along to tell us about ‘Therapy Dogs Nationwide’ …

May 2017 Meeting

‘Resolutions Night’ including Entertainment Tuesday 16th May 2017 Firstly we discussed this year’s ‘Resolutions’ Lancashire Federation WI voted to take forward – they were:- Alleviating Loneliness Plastic Soup Following which …

March 2017 Meeting

‘Lifeline Service’ VNC Lifeline Services Tuesday 21st March 2017 Thank you to Angela Jones, Business Development Manager from VNC Lifeline Services for coming along to tell us about their wonderful …

February 2017 Meeting

‘Make your Garden Buzz’ Mr Paul Quigley, Walled Garden Ranger, from Norton Priory came along to our February meeting to update us on the new visitor centre and tell us …