Thursday, 20 December 2012

Ripponden With Rishworth

Name – Ripponden With Rishworth WI
Formation – 1st January  1952
Day of Meeting – 3rd Tuesday of each month
Time of Meeting – 7.30PM
Location – Ripponden Community Centre
Members – 28 members
President – Carol Short
Secretary – Wendy Lockwood

This year Ripponden With Rishworth celebrated their 60th anniversary of being open as an institute. Recently, they have had a murder mystery evening, swishing parties, drama in local concert, fund raising stalls, folk evenings, oak tree planting ceremony and visits to many places of interest to the Ripponden With Rishworth WI. They also have a monthly reading group for all their members and friends. This year as well as celebrating their anniversary they have hosted a Bronte evening, a sponsored walk, stalls and have raised funds for their community centres repairs. This WI is very active and friendly in their community and enjoy getting involved in all aspects.

If you are interested in attending a meeting or joining Ripponden With Rishworth WI please contact Wendy Lockwood on 01422 825648 or email her on