W.I. Cafe

On Saturday 13th October, refreshments will be on sale from 12 noon to 5pm, available from the Tea and Tarts W.I. pop up cafe in Newsome Scout Hall. Sweet and savoury foods, plus hot and cold drinks.


The first WI in Britain

W IThe Women’s Institute movement in Britain started in 1915. During the First World War it was formed to encourage countrywomen to get involved in growing and preserving food to help to increase the supply of food to the war-torn nation.

The first WI meeting in the UK was held in Llanfairpwll on Anglesey, Wales, on 16 September 1915.  Since then, the organisation has grown to become the largest women’s voluntary organisations in the UK with over 212,000 members in over 6,300 WIs.

W.I. Centenary timeline


About Tea and Tarts

Tea and Tarts Women’s Institute are a fun, lively and community focused W.I offering a wide range of interesting and exciting activities. We have space available for new members and also welcome guests. We usually meet at Huddersfield Town Hall from 6.30pm on the first Thursday of each month.

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