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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


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


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.