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.

Ladies Walking Netball

Ladies Walking Netball

We are a group of WI members and friends who meet on Monday mornings from 9.30am until 10.30am in the gym at Warwickshire College, Leamington Spa to play Walking Netball. For Health, Mental Stimulus, Friendship, Fun and Learning New Skills (not to be taken too...

Competition time … What’s New 2022!

Competition time … What’s New 2022!

Try something new in 2022 and enter our photo competition … Try your hand at cake decorating, dust off your knitting needles, dig out that paint set you’ve never used or put your new sewing machine to use. Have a go at creating your own cards, make a pair of earrings,...

Resolution selection time

Resolution selection time

Hi all, I thought I would introduce myself. I am Sue Gill, your new Resolutions Co-ordinator, taking on the role from Gillian Crisp (very big shoes to fill!). You may have seen that this year’s resolution shortlist has been announced and we have five interesting and...

EXTRA: Please read the Chair’s Blog

Upcoming Events

Feb 01

FREE ZOOM – Warwickshire WIs Book Club

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Feb 10

ZOOM Poetry Morning

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Feb 22
Mar 09

Anton Du Beke

March 9 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mar 18

Willow Workshop – 18th March 10am

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 18

Willow Workshop – 18 March 1pm

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Latest From Twitter

16 hours ago
'How The Women's Institute continues to be a beacon of hope for women'

Thank you to @FarmersGuardian for this piece about how the WI has supported women in rural areas and alleviated loneliness throughout our history and today! 💚

https://t.co/Qu9wl8F86o
19 hours ago
Are you taking part in the #BigGardenBirdWatch this weekend? Watch the birds around you for one hour and tell @Natures_Voice what you see! 🐦🦜👀

Go to https://t.co/tJIiRTHDIB to get involved. https://t.co/cR0loiNbVr
RSPB @Natures_Voice
Big Garden Birdwatch is finally here! Will you be taking part today? 👀 🐦 🏡

Don't forget you can join #BigGardenBirdWatch LIVE over on Facebook: https://t.co/pBl8R1ipEo
👉 9AM - Watch live feeder cams from across the UK!
👉 7PM - Join the 2022 Big Garden Birdwatch quiz 📝 https://t.co/GbBtRo9LwE
2 days ago
Today is #HolocaustMemorialDay, a time to reflect, remember and hope for a better future.

We will never forget those who lost their lives. Join the nation in lighting a candle in your window at 8pm this evening to stand together against prejudice and hatred. #HMD2022 https://t.co/0SgQRjGfSX

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Warwickshire WIs
Warwickshire WIs2 weeks ago
Zoom Talk - Mon 17th Jan 7pm £5
Patricia Carswell - Freelance journalist, copywriter, and award-winning blogger

Patricia Carswell has written for a huge variety of national newspapers and magazines and is the book editor of WI Life Magazine. She started her working life as a lawyer but after 10 years gave it all up to write, moving to Monmouth, she then faced a number of stumbling blocks including breast cancer but has found that a good book and a sense of humour will see her through most challenges. She will be talking about her work as a book editor, how she chooses the books that make it into reviews and how reading is one of the best things you can do for your health.

We will be including a Q&A session so if you’d like to ask a question please just send this in when you email to book your place.

To book just email admin@wfwi.co.uk detailing your name and WI and how you have made £5 payment (on-line or cheque)
Please quote event ref 4114 on ALL payments.