Comedy: Samantha Baines at Stoke Newington WI
Written by: Sophie Taylor
Stoke Newington Women’s Institute have recently changed their meeting place to Pequeno Restaurant Bar on Stoke Newington High Street. As a non profit organisation for women, the WI is a largest female organisation in the UK. Each group is slightly different but the aim across all is to share ideas and knowledge and to campaign for issues whilst meeting new people. With more than one string to her bow, Baines is also an actor, broadcaster and journalist, currently playing Mary in The Crown for Netflix and Janet in Sunny D on BBC3.
Stokey WI meet on the second Monday of every month and tonight they are holding a comedy night with critically acclaimed comedian Samantha Baines. She is set to perform her Edinburgh Fringe show exclusively for the WI.
With more than one string to her bow, Baines is also an actor, broadcaster and journalist, currently playing Mary in The Crown for Netflix and Janet in Sunny D on BBC3. She is also touring her smash hit debut show 1 Woman, A Dwarf Planet and 2 Cox around the UK.
Membership for Stoke Newington WI is £39 for the year and runs from January to December or April to January. There is now a rolling membership available for new members. Visitors are welcome all year round, £5 is the Visitor’s fee payable in cash on the door.
“All women of all ages and cultures welcome. It is a great opportunity to meet new local ladies from all walks of life, learn new craft skills and discuss current issues such as local charities or climate change and have a drink and a natter in an relaxed informal setting.”
Members are free – you are welcome to join if not already a member
£5 for visitors
Stoke Newington WI Comedy Night with Samantha Baines
Pequeño Restaurant & Wine Bar, 184 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 7JD
Monday 13th March 7 – 10pm
T: 07931 360938 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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