If you think it might suit you, come along to one of our meetings and see what we do.  

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm

in Jubilee House, High Street, Madeley (TF7 5AH)

where we have a varied programme of activites (described below)

DATE   Wednesdays



16 January

Subscriptions and Social

Linda Parkinson & Jean Roberts

6 February

Committee Meeting


13 February

Roger Holt from the Shropshire Poetry Society

Judith Oinn & Jean Roberts

13 March  

ID Parade  Peter Jones & Nigel Coss

Mary Linder & Jean Roberts

27 March  

Birthday Celebration (members only)


10 April  

“Spinning, Sheep & all things Woolly”

 by Alison Gernon & Marion Baker

Jennifer Cloete & Jean Roberts

1 May

Committee Meeting


8 May  

Coalbrookdale Memories Project: The Creation of Telford

& Jean Roberts

12 June

Report on National AGM

Sue Laflin & Jean Roberts

3 July

Committee Meeting


10 July   

History of the WI  by Celia Rawlings

Marion Owen & Jean Roberts

7 August   

Outing to National Memorial Arboretum


11 September  

Codes and Cyphers by Susan Laflin  

Iris Owen & Jean Roberts

2 October

Committee Meeting


9 October

Memories of South Africa by Jennifer Cloete

Doreen Roberts & Jean Roberts

13 November

Annual General meeting

Pamela Roberts & Jean Roberts

11 December

Christmas Lunch   (members only)




Visitors are welcome at Branch Meetings.

Please contact Linda (01952 371 107) for further information.





We are continuing with our project to record the memories of some of our members, past and present. and we have a number of booklets which record these.


1); "Recitations, Observations and Other Variations" by Betty May Higginson. This is a collection of poems written by Betty throughout her long life.  PUBLISHED To order a copy, please click here to order online from LULU.


2): "Anglo-German Exchange Visits" by Joan Bowdler & Ruth Plink. In all a total of four exchange visits were arranged and this booklet describes them. PUBLISHED. To order a copy, please click here to order online from LULU.


3): "The Evolution of Coalbrookdale Village" by Jean Roberts and others. This includes memories of many of our past members and describes the development of "the dale" throughout the first half of the tweentieth century.  Please click here to order online from LULU.


Other books are planned and will be advertised as they become available. The books are A5 softbacks and cost £5 plus postage. They may be bought at our meetings, ordered online from Amazon or LULU, and there are a few copies on sale at the Regional Office in Shrewsbury.


Webpage maintained by the webmaster (Sue Laflin) and last updated in MARCH 2018.