Join the Climate Ambassador scheme

Join the Climate Ambassador scheme

DO YOU FEEL PASSIONATELY ABOUT PROTECTING THE CLIMATE? WI Climate Ambassadors In 2016 the NFWI decided to recruit WI Climate Ambassadors via federations: WI members who felt passionately about this issue and who wanted to campaign locally within their communities. We...
St Marys Christmas Tree – we need your creative help

St Marys Christmas Tree – we need your creative help

This year, for the theme of our tree at the Christmas Tree Festival, we are going to celebrate the 200 year anniversary of the births of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Prince Albert introduced the Christmas Tree to the Royal household after his marriage to Queen...
Lane Cup 2020 – why not enter ?

Lane Cup 2020 – why not enter ?

To be staged at Warwickshire WIs Annual Federation Meeting on Monday 30th March 2020 at The IXL Centre, Dallas Burston. The challenge is to make a repurposed article using an item of clothing. Your entry will be judged on Creative Interpretation and Usefulness. The...
Information on new Resolutions – please read …

Information on new Resolutions – please read …

Please follow the links below to find information on the two resolutions passed at the 2019 Annual Meeting: 4. Resolution memo: A decline in local bus services 5. Resolution memo: Cervical screening Please cascade this information to your WI...
Lunch with Paul Martin – book your tickets now

Lunch with Paul Martin – book your tickets now

Look out at your July WI meetings for details of our festive lunch with Paul Martin Monday 2nd December 2019 Dunchurch Park Hotel 12.15pm for 12.45pm £40 Join us for a sumptuous two course festive lunch with tea or coffee and then settle back to listen to Paul tell us...
Kitchen WIsdom … £5

Kitchen WIsdom … £5

Our lovely centenary cook books are now just £5 each. You can pop into Federation House to get yours, or we are happy to post to you (small postage cost will apply).
Who is checking your WI accounts this year?

Who is checking your WI accounts this year?

Application Form – WFWI Examiner to check your WI accounts WI ANNUAL ACCOUNTS – INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL EXAMINER (IFE) The Charity Commission regulations require that every WI has its accounts examined annually by an independent person. Independent means...
Lady Denman Cup 2019

Lady Denman Cup 2019

Using no more than 500 words, the Lady Denman Cup Competition 2019 invites members to write a description or a discovery of invention in the field of science – real or imagined? Using no more than 500 words, WI members are invited to write a piece of science, fact or...
Social Media Workshop – What it will cover …

Social Media Workshop – What it will cover …

Note from organiser Anne Bufton-McCoy. Calling ALL WIs … This training opportunity is for up to SIX members of your WI Committee. The evening is all about what some Warwickshire WIs are already doing! Some things may be new to you and some you will already know....
NEW WI Nuneaton Acorns – Now Open!

NEW WI Nuneaton Acorns – Now Open!

Do you live in the Horeston Grange area of Nuneaton, or know someone who does? Well, we have a new WI to offer you! NUNEATON ACORNS WI … is NOW OPEN! Congratulations ladies ! Next meeting Wednesday 15th May at 7.30pm (7.30pm Horeston Grange Community Church) Come...
Policy for the use of Plastic

Policy for the use of Plastic

Warwickshire Federation of Women’s Institutes Policy for the use of Plastic Warwickshire Federation of WIs adopts a policy of avoiding the use of plastic and polystyrene plates/bowls/cutlery where possible, preferably choosing to use crockery and cutlery available at...
Calling all WIs – Its MCS Month !

Calling all WIs – Its MCS Month !

What is MCS? MCS stands for Membership Communication System, the place each WI uses to keep the NFWI up-to-date with its members. Your April WI mailing contains a list printed from MCS for you to check and update. I can’t remember how to log in? To access MCS use the...
Are you knitting?

Are you knitting?

Are you knitting hats for The Big Knit 2019 ? You can drop your completed hats to Age UK shops (Age UK Warwickshire) in Leamington Spa, Rugby or Stratford Upon Avon. For more information visit...
Order your 2020 Diary

Order your 2020 Diary

Orders for the 2020 diary priced at £5, are now being taken. Next year’s diary will have a red cover that is completely recyclable, which makes the whole diary recyclable with the exception of the ribbon. In order to avoid disappointment, please let Federation House...
Application Forms …

Application Forms …

Important information regarding applications for all Federation events When booking tickets for Federation events WIs MUST – Submit the details as requested for ALL participants (ie name, tel, dietary requirements, pick up points, emergency contact) – Make...
Important – Bank details on WI websites

Important – Bank details on WI websites

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM NFWI – Bank details on WI websites Please note that your WI should not place your bank account details (sort code and account number) on the website. Even though these details can only be used to pay money into the account, they do form part...
NFWI Performing Arts Week – September 2019

NFWI Performing Arts Week – September 2019

The WI Performing Arts Week is the perfect opportunity for members to come together and enjoy, showcase or develop their skills in performing arts. 14 – 21 September 2019 From acting, stage make up, theatre visits, poetry, art and design to music or comedy, the week...