Frequently Asked Questions


How do I join the Guildhall Girls - Thaxted WI?

You simply come along to one of our meetings.  Our Membership Officer or any Committee Member will assist you further.  We have a hostess who will greet you at the door and make sure you are looked after so don't be shy about coming on your own, you will soon be chatting away with new friends.


Can I come along as or bring a guest?

YES! Guests are charged £5 admission which includes refreshments and do NOT need to be accompanied by a member, just be female and over 18 years of age. We encourage ladies to come along to our meetings and try us out. We are open for membership at any point during the year and the membership fee is reduced on a pro-rata basis each quarter if you have not been a member of any WI during the last 10 years.


When is membership renewed?

Annual membership renewal is yearly in January.  We have a cut off 100 members in total. 


How much is annual membership?

The annual membership fee for 2018 will be £41.00 payable in advance. 


How much is it to attend the monthly meeting if I am a member of another WI?

Guest fee for existing WI members is £4.00 and includes refreshments 


What personal information will you ask for?

We ask for your:  Name, Address (including postcode), Contact Telephone Number, Emergency Contact, Email Address, Are you on Facebook?, Your Birthday (ie June 1st).  NB - This information is not shared outside of the WI.


Should you have any other questions not covered here, please feel free to contact us.