As we adapt to the new and changing restrictions, we know that many WIs are now holding their monthly meetings on line.
To help you with this we are compiling a list of speakers who would love to talk at your on-line meetings.
If you would like some help and advice to get your first on line WI meeting up and running please get in touch and one of our Trustee or Adviser will help you.
Name – Jennifer Rigby
Tel – 07753 684401
Title or subject of talk –
‘Shakespeare and Me’ an anecdotal talk describing my relationship with The Bard, including extracts from his plays and sonnets.
‘The Life of a 21st Century Actress’ an anecdotal talk about my career highs and lows!
‘Albert, Worms and George, Don’t do that!’ – featuring some of the great comedy monologues of days gone by.
Fee – £25
Name – Liz Doyle – Positive Change Coach
Tel – 07446 116461
Title or subject of talk – I can do different exercises which can be interactive (which is helpful on zoom) – within the subject of self love and self worth – eg, Inner Child; Mirror Work; What do you deserve?
Fee – £30 donation to charity
Name – Lucy Morgans – Travel Counsellor
Tel – 07810 557237
Title or subject of talk – The changes and Dramas of over 30 years working in the Travel industry.
This year I have celebrated working in the travel industry for 32 years. During this time I have seen a great deal of changes & dramas! – including of course this year with the effects of COVID19 on my beloved customers’ holidays. Over the years, I have travelled a great deal, this talk will whisk you off to some of these far-away places, whilst I will also discuss how things have changed for travel-agents working on the high street, and my experiences which have spun over 3 decades. My talk has been received extremely well with other WI Groups, so I do hope that you will enjoy listening to what I have to say!
Fee – £to be agreed with speaker
Name – Wright Hassall
Tel – 07748591834
Title or subject of talk – We can provide speakers (lawyers) to discuss a wide range of topics with members. For example, in our private client team we can do talks on Wills, LPA’s, Powers of Attorney, Court Of Protection, Care Fees and funding, Probate, The Role of an Executor ect but can tailor this to suit the requirements of the audience
Fee – £tbc
Name – Julia Mitchell – Hatton Tai Chi
Tel – 07795 498949
Title or subject of talk – An introduction to Tai Chi & Qigong’ – Discover how to boost your immune system, improve your balance & strength, achieve a feeling of tranquillity & harmony. Talk & opportunity to take part (seated or standing)
Fee – £45
Name : Get Cooking! (Anne-Marie Lambert)
Email address :
Tel number : 07956 955 951
Title or subject of your talk : Open to whatever you would like demonstrated or a cook along too. A popular talk is
“Curry in a hurry using store cupboard ingredients and includes making chapatis, Vegan pancakes showing how to make the most of seasonal ingredients.”
Speakers fee: £65
Name : Julie Howard
Email address :
Tel number : 07760 185017 or 01926 843223
Title or subject of your talk : Aotearoa, The Land of the Long White Cloud – a journey around New Zealand 2. From Cape Horn to the Atacama – travels in Argentina and Chile.
Speakers fee: donation to ACWW (Preferably minimum of £25, but more for large WIs)
Name – Barbara Lawson-Reay
Tel – 01492 582185
Title or subject of talk – A free talk on the founder members of the WI
Fee – £0