About Us

Welcome to Rayne WI website. Here at Rayne WI we are a friendly group who meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the village hall, Gore Lane, starting at 7.30pm. We usually have a speaker, refreshments, with time to chat to your friends. We sometimes hold a light-hearted competition and we also have a stall and raffle together with classes and outings. We are very friendly and look forward to welcoming you to one of our meetings.


The President, Kathleen Raven, welcomed everyone, especially 44 visitors, which included members from local WIs, friends and husbands who had come to help us celebrate our 100th Birthday. This was our third birthday celebration as we had previously celebrated in April, our birthday month and in May, several members enjoyed […]

Our Special June Meeting

Please come and join us to celebrate our Centenary. Husbands, Partners and Friends are very welcome to this Open Meeting with Steve Scruton, Retired presenter from BBC Essex. For more details please see this Poster.

May Meeting

The President, Kathleen Raven, welcomed everyone, especially Jane Bird our FEWI Adviser who will be guiding us through the Annual Meeting. Jane gave a short introduction informing us that she was hearing impaired and could lip read! And served on the board of Trustees and Federation. The Annual Meeting was […]

April Meeting – Our 100th Birthday

100th BIRTHDAY April 2018 was our Centenary Birthday and we celebrated in style. The President and Secretary even donned hats for the rendition of Jerusalem in keeping with tradition in 1918.

Rayne WI 1918-2018

Today is our 100th Birthday. Rayne WI formed on the 3rd April 1918. One hundred years later and we are still going strong.