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Sophie, our Campaigns Officer, was featured in a Grazia Article: How the Women’s Institute Got Cool
We were mentioned in The Independent, in a review of Lucy Worsley’s 100 Years of the WI.
We were mentioned in The Telegraph, in an article about homegrown food.
One of our lovely members, Philomena was featured in WI Life magazine this summer talking about a Death Cafe she works with.
CWNN mentioned on the All Together Now
Our fab (then) President Lara wrote an article for WI Life about the WI in Bronzefield Prison.
The Belles were featured in this article from the Express on the ‘Changing face of the WI’ with a quote from our (then) President Lara.
Kirsty, our founding president talks to the Times with the amazing title ‘Life is stressful, let’s make chutney’
Our first mention in the papers before we even had our first meeting!
BLOG WRITE UPS
Bermondsey Street Bees mentioned us in their round up of local Urban Planting Projects.
Richard Reynolds on our Guerilla Gardening expedition
The lovely Catherine Hirst, who has run embroidery and amigurumi sessions with us
Cos I Like Making Stuff blogged about our craft meet with Perri Lewis
RADIO & TELEVISION
Our ex-President Lara on Channel 5 News talking about the WI Save the high street campaign
Talking about all things zine with South London Hardcore at the South East London Zine Fest
Belle (and ex-Borough Belles President) Lara spoke on BBC Woman’s Hour about craft, empowerment, the pressures on women in their 30s to marry, the joys of being an auntie and making friends in the WI!
Three Belles took part in Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice in celebration of Comic Relief
Four Belles were lucky enough to star on The Great British Menu’s Women’s Institute centenary edition, and try a delicious honey-themed desert by Lee Westcott
Three Belles took part in a surprise WI performance alongside Gary Barlow performing Dare on the Royal Variety Performance 2016