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The Gothic Valley WI is one of the new breed of WIs. We invite women of every stripe, goth and non-goth alike, to join us!

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Historical Walking Tour of Highgate

The 15th July was an energetic jaunt for GVWI as we took an historical walk round Highgate, guided by GVWI Member Ruth. Meeting at Lauderdale House we got to learn how the building that has been our home came to be and also offer it a fond farewell. As the house is sat in Waterlow Park, […]

Professional Networking
Professional Networking

On 17th June GVWI was captivated by our very own Holly, providing us with the first of our professional development series on Professional Networking. The group learnt some really useful tips on how to be great at networking; it’s more than just a sparkly necklace and being a good listener – but those were two […]

History of the sidesaddle
History of the sidesaddle

On the 15th April Gothic Valley WI hosted a talk by Lydia Rivlin on the history of the sidesaddle. Lydia gave the group a detailed account of how the sidesaddle, and riding aside, occurred over the centuries, including in mythology, such as Aphrodite riding a swan. The sidesaddle was used for a variety of motives. Riding […]

September  2015
Events on September 16, 2015
  • GVWI September Meeting
    Date: September 16, 2015
    Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Place: The Shaftesbury Tavern, 534 Hornsey Road, London N19 3QN
    Description: Join Gothic Valley Women's Institute for our September meeting - more details coming soon!

    Please join us from 7.30, we'' start the meeting at 7.45.

    We welcome anyone who identifies as female to join us and you don't need to be a WI member to attend our meetings. We don't ...