Amanda Sutherland is a registered WI and group speaker. With over 200 bookings over the last 3 years, the creative talks have proved to be hugely popular and have been featured in regular newsletters.
We offer 2 talk presentations:
From Costumier to running an accessories empire ( The creative pathway)
This talks covers background information on the career path through Film, Television and Theatrical costume design and then moves onto an insight into running a successful accessories business.With any creative subject, visuals are a huge part of the session, so a stunning display of headresses are displayed with the opportunity to have a try on.
Trends of a decade (a showcase of 20th century costume)
This talk takes you on an journey through the exciting changing trends with a costume showcase demonstrating original garments and accessories from the 1920s-1950s.
Highlighting the importance of underpinnings from past eras with corsetry and pads onto the celebration of the more relaxed designs of the 20th century.
This talk combines both historical costume references and beautiful visual displays.
To finish off, The Gift shop opens and our beautiful boutique hats and jewellery are available to purchase at a group discount.
WI Great Ashby - Friday 2nd September
WI Harwich - Wednesday 7th September (daytime)
WI Alresford - Thursday 8th September
Shimpling WI - Tuesday 13th September
WI Royston - Wednesday 14th September
WI Audley end - Thursday 15th September
WI Gals Stenfield - Tuesday 20th September
WI Burwell - Thursday 29th September
WI Wickam st Paul - Tuesday 11th October
WI Cambourne - Thursday 13th October
WI Yaxley - Tuesday 18th October
WI Sandringham and District - Friday 21st October
WI Munden - Tuesday 8th November
Birdbrook ladies group - Thursday 10th December
WI Sewards End - Wednesday 11th January
WI Risby - Thursday 12th January
WI Castle Headingham - Friday 20th January
WI Goldhanger - Wednesday 1st February
WI Kedington - Thursday 2nd February
Grantham Ladies club - Friday 3rd March (daytime)
WI Moulsham Lodge - Wednesday 8th March
WI Shenfield Brentwood - Tuesday 14th March
WI Ickleton - Thursday 16th March
WI Hintlesham - Tuesday 4th April
WI Walsham le Willows - Wednesday 12th April
U3A Dunmow - Wednesday 26th April
Great Yeldham ladies group - Thursday 27th April
Stockbrook Ladies group - Thursday 4th May (daytime)
Christchurch Ipswich - Wednesday 10th May
Hilton WI - Monday 12th June
Hatfield Peveral Flower Group - Wednesday 5th July
Stevenage Vitality 50s+ group - Friday 14th July
U3A Melbourn - Wednesday 20th September (daytime)
WI Centenary Five Lakes - Friday 6th October
WI Packenham - Thursday 12th October
WI Stanway - Thursday 2nd November
WI Kings Lynn - Friday 10th November ( daytime)