Something of interest to watch on TV! Britain's Secret War Babies - Channel 4 at 9pm Wednesday 17th August. Committee member Gill Stockley husband and friend to WeyBay, John ‘Soot’, is in the Radio Times will be featured on the programme. He will also be on This Morning ITV on Monday 15th August. Gill went on location with the TV company. And talking of TV, Susan Calman’s visit to Weymouth gave a very good review of the town.
WeyBay WI members have joined an institution that was started 1915 and is now the largest voluntary women's organisation in the UK. WeyBay is part of the Dorset Federation based in Dorchester. Each WI is self-governing within the framework of the WI constitution and rules.
The celebrations for the ten-year anniversary of WeyBay WI in April 2020 were suddenly and very disappointingly put on hold (it is still hoped to have some celebrations in 2021) but it was decided to put together the memories of the first ten years into a photo book. What a lot of memories and a lot of work to put them together into a coherent format to reflect the diverse activities, and the fun that everyone had. The photo book is now published and will be available to see when the WI is able to have its next meeting. But reminiscing over the past years has reminded us again of how important WeyBay has become for so many members and the certainly that it will continue to provide this support to members again as we come out of the pandemic.
Photo shows the original poster in March 2010 inviting everyone to come to the first meeting and a memory of the first venue at The Clipper in St Thomas St.