Allington W.I.

My name is Margaret Dicken and I am President of the WI elected in March of this year. I have lived in the village for a number of years and before retiring was a Teaching Assistant at Allington with Sedgebrook Primary School, consequently my face may look familiar.

We at Allington WI are a group of ladies of differing ages, backgrounds and interests. Our meetings are held at the Village Hall on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 7.30pm for 7.45pm and finishing about 9.45pm, apart from January when no meeting is held. You probably would recognise many of us as we are to be seen supporting events in the Village and true to WI tradition our cakes are much sought after!

Our programme varies from hands on evenings to talks from guest speakers and demonstrations. Details of our current programme are displayed in the Village Hall, on the Village Notice Board and at Allington Gardens. Our visitor’s fee is £5.00 (including refreshments), and you would be very welcome, so why not give us a try, you never know you might enjoy yourself!

If you would like further information please contact any committee member. We look forward to seeing you.

Get in Touch


Margaret Dicken Tel. 01400 281524


Elizabeth Bailey Tel. 01400 282216


Pam Jackson Tel: 01400 281320


Anne Fleming

Refreshment Liaison:

Linda Rycroft Tel. 01400 281516

Where Do We Meet?

We meet in the village hall at 7:30 pm for 7:45 pm on the first Wednesday of each month, except January and August, finishing about 9:45pm. If you would like to give us a go then please come to the hall any 1st Wednesday, visitor’s fee is £5 .00, or for more information please contact any of the committee members.


Recipes From The W.I.

The W.I. has a reputation for its culinary skills and here at Allington we are no exception. We have been curating  a collection of members’ recipes on this website since May 2014. They appear on the front page of the site but if you would like to see them all in one place just follow the link below.

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