Can't Cook?

Don’t worry, many of us can’t either.
But we are the WI, and we all learn together!

Can't Sew?

Don’t worry, many of us can’t either.
But we are the WI, and we all learn together!

Can't Knit?

Don’t worry, many of us can’t either.
But we are the WI, and we all learn together!

Can't Sing?

Don’t worry, many of us can’t either.
But we are the WI, and we all learn together!

Welcome to the Warwickshire Federation of Women’s Institutes

The WI is a democratic, social and educational charity that provides numerous opportunities to make new friends, learn a variety of new skills and to develop skills you already have!

Warwickshire Federation consists of 94 individual WIs, each meeting at least once a month, and providing speakers and workshops on a variety of topics. There is something for everyone, no matter what your interest including crafts, outings, poetry or drama.

If you’re new to Warwickshire or the WI, please take a look at Find your Nearest WI for contact details and meeting dates.


We are part of the largest women’s organisation in Great Britain, and we are non-political and non-sectarian. Our members include women of all ages, backgrounds and interests. Warwickshire Federation has WIs in towns and villages throughout the county. Each local WI meets monthly and has a wide programme of events.

Latest WI News from the Warwickshire Federation.

Me, Myself & WI

Me, Myself & WI

My, Myself & WI - week commencing 10th May Next week in support of the National Mental Health Awareness Week (hosted by MIND) members are being encouraged to take time to look at their own mental health and physical wellbeing, making time to put yourselves first...

This time last week ..

This time last week ..

.... we were holding our very first, online Annual Federation Meeting! Over 200 people attended ....Anne expertly Chaired the meeting and promptly put everyone on mute! Screens and screens of people attended We listened to two great speakers, chef Brian Turner CBE and...

Federation Book Club – new books for Spring …

Federation Book Club – new books for Spring …

Book 30 from Julia Baker Miss Bensons Beetle by Rachel Joyce The title drew me to this book, I like beetles - earwigs always make me smile - and foreign travel has long been a lure. It was, I thought, an extremely strange read about the adventures, seventy years ago,...

EXTRA: Please read the Chair’s Blog

Upcoming Events

Mon 24

ZOOM – How to Dry Flowers

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 26

ZOOM – A Buzz in the Garden

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jun 07

ZOOM – Hearing Loss FREE

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jun 11

ZOOM – Chat with Anne FREE

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jun 14

ZOOM – Jayne Edmonds – Summer Florals

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jun 21

ZOOM – Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Latest From Twitter

10 hours ago
We're excited to announce the excellent line-up of speakers for our free webinar this Friday, ‘Women in Leadership: Climate Change, Gender Equality & Covid-19 Recovery’.

Book your ticket at ➡️ https://t.co/UUh7xBVFH8 https://t.co/XOqPqnwcu9
13 hours ago
Today we’re recognising the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The WI stands in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community. Everyone should have the right to live their life authentically, free from discrimination and persecution. #IDAHOBIT2021
14 hours ago
Wishing a very Happy 100th Birthday to the @PoppyLegion!

The Royal British Legion’s incredible work over the last century, has made such a difference in our local communities. https://t.co/fhTCd2jKnP

Latest From Facebook

Warwickshire WIs
Warwickshire WIs5 hours ago
We’re excited to announce the excellent line up of speakers for our Women in Leadership webinar, taking place this Friday! Thank you to everyone who has already signed up.

• Mary Robinson, Chair of the Elders

• Preet Kaur Gill MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

• Mary-Ann Stephenson, Director of the Women's Budget Group

• Katherine Nightingale, Head of Policy and Advocacy at CARE International UK

The focus of the discussion will centre around the importance of having more women in leadership tackling climate change, achieving gender equality and building towards Covid-19 recovery.

It’s not too late to book your free ticket at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-leadership-tickets-151454575713?fbclid=IwAR1cW