The Women's Institute (AUDIO: Brave New Town) - or WI - was a local organisation of women in the United Kingdom who came together to enjoy special activities, food and fellowship. Joan Redfern's Farringham-area WI once met to hear a lecture by Alexander Shuttleworth on the archaeology of bronze age Britain.
Muriel Wilberforce served as the chairwoman of the Pease Pottage Women's Institute from 1922 until her death in 1964. (AUDIO: The Wrong Doctors) Christine Bush belonged to the Institute in the 1980s. (PROSE: Business Unusual)