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WHAT'S ON 2023-2024

14 March: Cruising with Captain Simon Love
Life on the high seas of commercial cruising

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.

22 March: Crafting Iris Paper Folding
2pm Methodist Chapel, Uploders

31 March Spring into Summertime
Walk up to Askerswell for tea. Meet at Lodersland Farm
2pm. No Dogs please, sensitive to wildlife. Might be muddy.


11 April Loders WI Annual Meeting & Social
Bring a sharing platter & bring your own drinks. We will discuss resolutions and future events.
Members only. 7.30pm Loders Village Hall


6 - 8 May: Its the Coronation of King Charles III
More to follow on village celebrations

 

20 May: Loders Scarecrow Festival: The Circus
Make your own scarecrow, entry forms at the pubs, enter early May!


9 May 2023 How to eat well at -50c John Fisher 
Firepot make 500,000 dehydrated expedition meals a year from a barn in Broadoak. These meals are used in the most extreme environments on earth - at the North and South poles, across the world's highest mountain ranges and its hottest deserts. This talk will cover the challenges in growing a food business from a hobby to a commercial scale, the technical challenges in dehydrating food, and photographs and video clips from the expeditions that rely on Firepot. Food samples will be available to try on the night.

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.

13 June 2023 Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance: the work that they do

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.


11 July 2023: Garden Party: at the Roost
Members Only


Aug 2023 Loders Flower and Produce Show

Aug 2023: The Melplash Show


12 September 2023: John Stockley: His life as the son of a Black American GI

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.


10 October 2023: Paul Grant: Living Tree Cancer Support

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided


14 November: Wine tasting with Mark Banham

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.

12 December 2023: Christmas Party + Games + hat making
Members only. 7.30pm Loders Village Hall


9 January 2024: Volunteering in Forde Abbey - with Frances Franklin

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.

13 February 2024: Hatology with Sara Outhwaite

When? 7.15pm -9pm Venue: Loders Village Hall

Guests welcome £5 per head, refreshments provided.

12 March 2024: WI Play reading with sound effects!

Members only. 7.30pm Loders Village Hall


​​Seasonal walks: arranged on an ongoing monthly basis
Crafting workshops: arranged on a bi-monthly basis

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