Dowlish Wake Institute, founded in 1919, soon became valued by all.

Although no longer in existence, its still spoken of in the village.

The jam making, outings and cheerful companionship.

Women spending many hours, voluntarily, in all manner of activities.

Work or leisure, the W.I. running through all aspects of their rural life.

After 86 years, the branch closed in 2005, its legacy;

Members pride in their decades of achievements.