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September 2019 Meeting: Craftivist Collective

September 2019 Meeting: Craftivist Collective

Hear from Sarah Corbett about the Craftivist Collective & try your hand at a project. Date: September 11th Where: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Rd, London SW17 7RH When: 7.30 pm until 9.30 pm How much: free to members, guest fee applies.

Making time for World Mental Health Day

Making time for World Mental Health Day

Mental health problems can affect people irrespective of age, personality or background. Too often, people feel afraid to admit they are struggling with their mental health. Make Time for Mental Health is one of the Women’s Institute’s campaigns for 2018, a call to make it as […]

Tooting WI takeover @ Tootopia

Tooting WI takeover @ Tootopia

We were pleased to once again be part of the festival atmosphere that is Tootopia. This annual event celebrates Tooting’s food scene,  heritage and diversity through events and activities at local venues. Thiswas our third appearance at Tootopia and we again took over the dining […]

September Social: An evening of fun, food and a little crafting

September Social: An evening of fun, food and a little crafting

Its back to school time and the summer sun may be running out but at Tooting WI we always try to keep a bit of the fun going into the Autumn. Our September meeting combined a variety of activities: Learning about the Committee: in November […]

Ask Her to Stand: Five fast facts on Parliamentary gender imbalance and the path to progress

Ask Her to Stand: Five fast facts on Parliamentary gender imbalance and the path to progress

Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day, we were thrilled to host 50:50 Parliament for an informative and inspiring March meeting. In the 100th anniversary year of the female right to vote it couldn’t be more relevant that while the quest for gender equality has […]

Visit to London Mithraeum, March

Visit to London Mithraeum, March

Tickets are still available to visit the ancient Roman Temple of Mithras, preserved beneath Bloomberg’s headquarters on Walbrook Street. The remains of the temple have been conserved seven metres below modern street level, and are accompanied by a new museum exhibition displaying 600 artefacts of the 14,000 […]

Making our voice count: Resolutions time!

Making our voice count: Resolutions time!

Last year, 68 resolutions were put forward for shortlisting by federation representatives. As a result, five resolutions have been proposed for support this year, which were presented  by our Committee members at our February meeting.  Tooting WI members voted for the resolution that they think deserves their […]

March4Women

March4Women

2018 marks 100 years since women in the UK first got the vote. Yet 100 years on, here in the UK and around the world, women are still steps away from true equality. Please join us to #March4Women and call for an end to gender-based […]

New Members Social, March

New Members Social, March

We’re pleased to continue to welcome new members to Tooting WI in 2018!  To help everyone get to know each other we’ll be holding a social event, complete with human bingo. More details coming soon.   When: date TBC, evening event Where: local Tooting venue […]

SWFI Centenary Walk,  March

SWFI Centenary Walk, March

We are being challenged to walk 100 miles collectively as Tooting WI for the Surrey Centenary.  This event is designed with all walking interests and physical abilities in mind  so you can walk 1 mile or 10 miles – the aim is that as WI […]