The Maplesteads' Women's Institute


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The WI meets at 7.30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month in the Village Hall.




For details please contact:

Carol Brownlie (President)   01787 461 527

Janice Chaplin (Secretary)  01787 469 600






Events Programme


Date Event/Speaker Subject
6th Jul Members Members Evening
3rd Aug


President's Party

7th Sep Ruth Dugdale Stranger than Fiction
5th Oct Kate Cole The Witches of Elizabethan Essex
2nd Nov John Riordan The History of Magic  Open Meeting* - Men/Non-Members Welcome...

7th Dec

In-House Meeting

Christmas Celebrations













Date Event/Speaker Subject
4th Jan  Bob Chaplin Fast Women (Motorsport!)  Open Meeting* - Men/Non-Members Welcome...
1st Feb Gary Egerton Looking after VIPs and Protection  Open Meeting* - Men/Non-Members Welcome...
8th Mar Michelle Age UK
5th Apr In-House Meeting Cultural Evening
3rd May Committee Annual Meeting
7th Jun Jo Hunt Essential Oils to Stay Healthy


   *Guests: £4 (includes refreshments)




2017 is the WI's Centenary Year and the Essex Federation, to whom the Maplesteads' WI is affiliated, is organising a series of special celebratory events.


These occur approximately once each month during the year, and started in March with the County Annual Meeting at the Crowne Plaza Five Lakes Resort, when the guest speaker was Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke...


The full programme of Centenary Events can be found here.