Join fellow GVWI members (1940s attire and cake welcome but not required!) for this great event celebrating wartime film and featuring the WI! 25 November, 3pm at Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU. GVWI saw one of the films in July and thought it was great. Questions ask @holl_price on twitter.
Check us out on the Islington Life Website and Catherine and Lisa were recently interviewed by Metro Life for an article on the New Wave WIs. We are always wanting to find new ways to get ourselves out there and let people know all the amazing stuff we get up to so if you have any […]
On the 8th of July, Gothic Valley WI, N1WI and a number of other WI groups joined 36,000 other people in the London Pride Parade. There were cakes (apparently DIVA magazine particularly liked these) and special rainbow GVWI bats, and for once, our occasional preference for black actually made us stand out from the crowd. […]
In the run up to GVWI’s 5th birthday, we’re delighted to feature in Islington Faces. Thanks so much to author Nicola Baird!
We are delighted that the Ham and High celebrated our group tattooing to promote the WI’s national organ donor campaign. You can learn about how to get your own organ donor tattoo from one of several designs, all given to us at a discount and with permission to reuse by the lovely Kilburn Original tattoo studio.
As a rule, we’re happy to answer questions from the press about all things Goth, female and WI. The best way to get in touch with us is to email us, or to tweet us @gothicvalleywi. Thank you!
Another fabulous opportunity came our way in August — a photoshoot and interview with the Evening Standard Magazine, along with the Shoreditch Sisters and the Dalston Darlings. Everyone had a great time, and the pictures were wonderful. Take a look at this one of GVWI member Daisy! Both her and the cake look amazing. Read the full article: […]
Thanks to our amazing connections (read Stroud Green WI, publicity moguls extraordinaire), our lovely secretary Elin has appeared in The Guardian. How exciting! Read the full article: The Women’s Institute – no longer about ‘jam and Jerusalem’
A few weeks ago, fellow WI member Daisy and I were guests on the Longwave Ladies radio show, the first online radio programme for the WI, produced by Shoreditch Sisters. It was great fun, and we got to talk about the fantastic meetings we’ve had recently (and coming up!) and talk about how we started […]
Gothic Valley WI get name checked in the WI’s national magazine, WI Life… Full story below: WI Life article July 2012
Celebrating GVWI’s first birthday, Alex Wynick from Islington Now has written a lovely feature piece about us! You can read the full article on the Islington Now website.
The GVWI has gone international. We have now been featured on Germany’s DeutscheWelle radio. They produce an English language human interest show called WorldLink, focussing on the people behind the headlines. Dany Mitzman came out to the Shaftesbury Tavern to talk to GVWI President Holly Peterson and Secretary Elin Sandberg. We recommend that you listen to the […]
We’re featured in a lovely article in the Islington Tribune (May 2012)! GVWI President Holly Peterson and Secretary Elin Sandberg talk to reporter Amy Smith about corsets, cupcakes and crafts. To read the full article, please visit the Islington Tribune website.