2016 Frankwell Little Boro' meetings & events

Come along to a meeting, visitors are given a warm welcome.  Arrive at The Darwin Community Centre, Frankwell around 7.20pm and a member will meet you.  Please sign our visitors book and our President Marian Hoskin will come and say hello.

If you'd like to ask for more info, please use our contact form and a member of FLBWI will get back to you asap.

Tuesday 5 Jan Meeting

Speaker Christine Greaves - 'Plays people, props & costumes'

Christine is a member of Frankwell WI.  She will take you on an illustrated journey of her involvement with Shrewsbury Am-Dram, and members will model a few of her theatrical costumes she had made.

Members competition: 'A fabulous festive photo'  - bring your favourite festive pix, in any format - print, i pad, phone , laptop   - organiser Jenny Warlow

Meeters and greeters: Nadine J & Jane B

Refreshments: Sally J, Val H, Beryl A

Tues 12 Jan Coffee morning

Members coffee and chat at Theatre Severn from 10am

Thurs ? Jan drinks at Lion Hotel

Members meet from 7pm in the Lion Hotel Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury for a few drinks (or coffee). 

Tues 2 Feb meeting

Cllr Beverley Baker speaker, talks about her year as Mayor of Shrewsbury 2014 and of course hats will be involved!

Members competition - 'The prettiest Hat'

Meeters &  greeters - Val & Carol P

Refreshments - Helen H, Sue B, 

Vote of thanks - Carol P

Tues 9 Feb coffee morning

Members coffee and chat at Theatre Severn from 10am

Thurs ? Feb drinks at Lion Hotel

Members meet from 7pm in the Lion Hotel Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury for a few drinks (or coffee).  

Tues 1 March Meeting

Sharla Greenway speaker  gives an illustrated talk 'A Lady at Sea' - her career in the Merchant Navy

Members competition:tbc

Meeters and Greeters: Rachel V, Wendy A-J

Refreshments Margaret V, Gwen J, Wendy A-J

Tues 8 March coffee morning

Members coffee and chat at Theatre Severn from 10am

Thurs 18 March drinks at Lion Hotel

Members meet from 7pm in the Lion Hotel Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury for a few drinks (or coffee).  

Tuesday 5 April Meeting

Indian cookery demo with Lajina Leal 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CylvZva8No http://masalamagic.kitchen/https://www.facebook.com/MasalaMagicKitchen/

Members competition - Spicy biscuits

Meeters and Greeters  - Helen H, Jackie C

Refreshments  - Sue T, Carol P, Beryl A

Vote of thanks - Jackie C

Tues 12 April Coffee morning

Theatre Severn cafe at 10.30am  all welcome

Thurs 21 April 2016

Frankwell host Shrewsbury East Group Meeting.  Members only event

Tues 3 May 2016 Meeting

Exploring Your Colours and Discussion of Resolutions

Speaker:              Andrea Finch from 'In Spirit' salon, Newport

Competition:      Painting/Drawing – Theme of Colours 

M&Gs:                 Christine Greaves, Debbie Riley

Refreshments:   Sally Joyner, Maree Cottrell, Wendy Faulkner

Vote of Thanks:  Jackie Clarke

10 May 2016 coffee morning

Meet for coffee and chat from 10.30am Theatre Severn coffee shop

Tues 7 June 2016 meeting

Corn Dollies :   Bernard Edwards from Bishops Castle

Competition:      Flower arrangement in tea or egg cup

M&Gs:                 Debbie Riley, Julie Nutting

Refreshments:   Jackie Clarke, Penny Taylor, Susan Vella-Grech

Vote of Thanks:  Carol Wolfe

Wed 8 June Craft Group 2016

Wednesday  8th June from 7 until 9 at the Telepost club (it would be easier to park in Abbey foregate car park, Its free after 6pm. ) as there is limited parking at the club.    The address is Telepost club, Railway lane, Abbey foregate,  Shrewsbury sy2 6bt.  (Railway lane is up the side of the Shalimar indian restaurant).

A group project to make bunting letters that make up FRANKWELL LITTLE BORO' WI .The project leader will bring  the felt to make the letters.

  • Members please bring
  • Sharp scissors
  • Needles
  • ruler
  • pencil/notepad
  • Threads/embroidery silks/ribbon/lace/beads/sequins/anthing else to decorate a letter

Instructions how to make a letter for the bunting is on our website


Tues 14 June Coffee morning

Theatre Severn at 10.30 am for a chat

Tues 5 July 2016

Have A Go Show

Competition:       Mini Show             The Schedule for the show is listed on this website

M&Gs:                  Jane Bright, Sue Burton

Refreshments:    Rachel Voyce, Margaret Bowen

                              Sally Joyner





Tues 12 July 2016 Coffee morning

Theatre Severn from 10.30am coffee & chat

Wed 13 July Craft Group 2016

Telepost club 7 - 9pm

Tues 6 September 2016

Zumba – Fitness, Wellbeing & Weight Loss Speaker:  Georgiana Francis


Competition:      Best Keep Fit tip

M&Gs:                  Susan Vella-Grech, Jenny Warlow                     

Refreshments:    Debbie Riley, Julie Nutting, Penny Taylor

Vote of Thanks:  Sally Joyner

August no meetings planned

6th August 2016 – No Meeting

Tues 13 September 2016 coffee morning

Theatre Severn coffee shop 10.30am

Tues 4 October 2016 meeting


Speaker:   Kim Kimberlee- Smith  of Headway

Headway is a registered charity, providing care, support and rehabilitation to people with acquired brain injuries


M&Gs:                  Carol Wolfe, Sue Burton      

Refreshments:     Jill Bliss, Jenny Warlow, Jane Allsopp

                               Sally Seymour (Cakes only)      

Vote of Thanks:   Debbie Riley       




Tues 11 October 2016 Coffee morning

Theatre Severn from 10.30am

Thursday 20 October Lion Hotel Shrewsbury

Drinks/coffee and chat from 7pm onwards at the Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury.

Members just turn up for a social evening.  Don't worry if your'e the first there, members will arrive, after another event has ended

Tues 1 November 2016

Annual General Meeting & Games Evening

Refreshments:     Jane Bright, Val Harman, Sue Burton

No Competition                                 

M&Gs:                   Christine Greaves, Sally Joyner

Refreshments:     Jane Bright, Val Harman, Sue Burton

Tues 8 November 2016 coffee morning

Theatre Severn from10.30am coffee & chat in the coffee shop

Wed 9 Nov Members Craft Group

7.30 pm at Telepost Club.  Contact Sally J

Tues 6 December 2016


Have members booked their place with Susan VG?

Competition:       Best homemade Christmas Cracker &  joke