Christmas Meal Monday 28th November


This years Christmas Meal will be held on Monday 28th November- 7:00pm at Squiffy’s at The Jolly Coopers.
We have a fixed cost of £23 per head for two courses (Main and Dessert), drinks are at additional cost.

If you would like to book a place you need to bring  £23 (cash or cheque) in an envelope marked with your name, contact number and your food choice from the menu below, to the meeting on Tuesday


• Roast Turkey, Special Squiffy Stuffing Sausage & Cranberry Sauce
• Grilled Swordfish, Minted Pea Purée & Roasted Baby Leeks
• Braised Ham Hock Honey Roasted with Mash & Cider Nage
• Stuffed Butternut Squash with Festive Rice & Red Pepper Coulis
• Pan-Fried Venison, Grilled Sweet Potato, Shallots & Thyme Jus
• Butterflied Tiger King Prawns & Chive Butter on Chorizo & Parmesan Risotto


• White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake with Toasted Marshmallows
• Passion Fruit & Vanilla Brulee with Ginger Dipping Biscuit
• Christmas Pudding Squiffy Style
• Chocolate & Salted Caramel Brownie with Ice-Cream
• Festive Meringue, Mandarin, Whipped Cream with Grand Marnier Sauce
• Cheese & Crackers Selection


Now for the fun things

Sorry to send two blog posts in one evening but I wanted to keep the formal Annual meeting details separate  from the more fun and interesting news and events

IMPORTANT CORRECTION – The date of the light up Hampton Christmas event has been published incorrectly in a number of places (including this site)   This year’s Hampton Christmas Celebration will be held on Sunday 4th December 2016.

Please bring your nonperishable donations for the stall or jar tombola to our November WI meeting.  Here is a link for some ideas

Knit and Stitch Club – Will take place on Wednesday 2nd November from 7:30pm, this months host is Liz Neilson (75 Wensleydale Road, Hampton).  Take along your own knitting, stitching or craft project.  Or help make green bunting for Christmas.

quiz_nightFinal reminder for the White House Quiz Night on Friday 4th November.
Doors open at 7:00pm for a  7:30 start.

Refreshments are available from the bar, so bring some cash and leave the car at home.

We have booked 2 teams (up to six players per team), you will need to pay your  £6 entry fee when you arrive.  If you put your name on the list but can no longer take part please can you contact Lesley.

Beading Workshop-Making a Christmas Angel

angelAfter the formality of the annual meeting, we welcome; Sue O’Riordan of Hampton Beaders. Sue will demonstrate and teach us to make a Christmas Angel from beads.

If you have free standing desktop magnifying glass please bring it along as the beads are very small.  There will be a small additional charge of £3 for visitors, in addition to the usual £2 visitor charge.



Annual Meeting – Voting for the new committee

At our next meeting on 8th November we will be voting the new committee for the coming year. The committee could really do with some fresh faces, to spread the load and help deliver an excellent and varied programme of events throughout the coming year.  If you think you could join the team please speak to Lesley or Kit.
The following members have been nominated so farballot box

Loraine Childs
Suriya Goodlett
Kit Greenleaves
Chris Lloyd
Lesley McGrath
Jacqui Prout
Glenys Telford

Once the committee is formed all members will have the opportunity to vote for the President from the elected committee.

Agenda for the Annual Meeting

Arrive & sign in from 7.15pm.

Hampton WI welcomes Geraldine Attias as the representative from Middlesex Federation
Notices and welcome to visitors


1. Some words from our President. Kit Greenleaves.
2. Review of the year-presentation. Jacqui Prout.
3. Presentation of Accounts. Chris LLoyd.
4. Election of Committee.
5. Election of President.
6. Refreshments-to include 5th Birthday Cake.
7. Selection of our Charity for 2017.
8. Beading Workshop-Making a Christmas Angel by Sue O’Riordan of Hampton Beaders.
9. Meeting closes at 9.30pm

A copy of the groups accounts can be seem and downloaded by clicking the image below