This time last week …

This time last week …

This time last week our intrepid WI members took to the waters … well done everyone glad you stayed dry! What next I wonder …
UK Coastal Resorts Quiz – now available

UK Coastal Resorts Quiz – now available

As our members and WI friends will know, we test your brains at the end of every year with our cryptic quiz … well this year we are delighted to offer you an extra summer quiz with the theme ‘UK Coastal Resorts’. We are posting each WI Secretary a...

MEDIEVAL ANTIBIOTIC STUDY

Freya Harrison, from the School of Lice Sciences, one of our Serious Science lecturers, is carrying out a study at the University of Warwick, that she would like WI members to take part in. The trial is being run in collaboration with Warwick’s Clinical Trials...
Spotlight on Sub Committee Members

Spotlight on Sub Committee Members

In Warwickshire we have four very active sub committees. They meet every other month and along with the Board of Trustees they arrange all the trips, workshops, talks and lunches that we offer to members  Creative Activities Leisure Activities Public Affairs ...
Bursaries – Leam Boat Centre

Bursaries – Leam Boat Centre

Over the last few years we have worked with Leam Boat Centre on several successful watery events, including this weekend when we have nearly 30 ladies having a go at Paddle Boarding!  The Boat Centre is now offering bursaries so if you or your WI knows anyone who...
Don’t forget to recycle for ACWW

Don’t forget to recycle for ACWW

The last bagful of recycled items that we sent off to Recycling for Good causes resulted in a cheque for…£132.10p for ACWW! (The current total collected for the Education Fund from Warwickshire is £1094.61) Associated Country Women of the World – ACWW What...
Hello from Stockton

Hello from Stockton

Our June meeting was held at the Football Club and although it wasn’t the celebration of our 90th anniversary which we held there last year, the enjoyment was even greater as we hadn’t met all together since last September! We had over 30 attending and we also...
W F W I Planters – facelift for the summer

W F W I Planters – facelift for the summer

A message from the WI Members who very generously gave up their time (& plants!) to give the W  F  W  I planters at Federation House a new lease of life for the summer! “FOR THE RESILIENT WOMEN OF WARWICKSHIRE WIs … Who over many months kept families...
A WI Picnic – Kingsbury WI

A WI Picnic – Kingsbury WI

Message from Sue Denstone – Kingsbury Treasurer “We thought you’d like to see some pics of our WI Picnic at Kingsbury Water Park. It was the first opportunity for members to meet up after lockdown. About 20 members attended and really enjoyed catching up...
A refreshing tip for Fizz Friday !

A refreshing tip for Fizz Friday !

Refreshing Tip… Did you know that a certain supermarket (has something to do with Nectar) sell a little bottle of Prosecco flavouring and if you add it to a bottle of pink lemonade (full fat or diet) then serve with ice it is a lovely refreshing drink that...
WI Promo Packs

WI Promo Packs

Order a promotional pack … We know lots of women are interested in joining the WI at the moment and so to help you promote your WI locally we have prepared a special promotional pack for you. The pack contains copies of WI Life, Become a Member leaflets plus,...
Time to order your 2022 Diary

Time to order your 2022 Diary

Time to order your 2022 WI Diary Orders for the 2022 diary are now being taken. Next year’s diary will have a green cover that is completely recyclable. Please contact your WI Secretary or order one. (£5.50)
A belated happy 102nd birthday to …

A belated happy 102nd birthday to …

Hampton Lucy & Charlecote WI ! Thank you to Jane Whyatt for the report and wonderful photos “22 members met in the garden of Charlecote Village Hall last week, first real meeting since September 2020. Even the  sun was happy for us ! Special guest was...
£50 Prize for Flower Power Competition!

£50 Prize for Flower Power Competition!

FLOWER POWER COMPETITION Your Flower Power entry could be … A fresh flower arrangement., knitted, painted, crochet, needle felt, watercolour, cross stitch, sugar work, patchwork, embroidery, origami, clay, pressed flowers, hand drawn, screen printed, applique...
Scam Awareness 2021

Scam Awareness 2021

2021 Scams Awareness Campaign, which will take place from 14 – 27 June. This annual campaign is all about creating a network of confident, #ScamAware consumers who are able to recognise a scam, report it to the appropriate agency and talk about their experiences...
Wishaw WI Reunited

Wishaw WI Reunited

After months on Zoom and WI meetings in a bag Wishaw WI were finally reunited in June. A blanket made of squares knitted by members was showcased followed by a celebratory fun game of croquet. Thank you Terry Barker for sharing these great pics, it’s great to...
Summer Makes and Bakes …

Summer Makes and Bakes …

Summer Makes & Bakes with Anne & Sue! Join our resident experts at the stove and sewing machine for an informal crafting and cooking chat. Anne will have some great tips for using your garden/allotment produce and Sue will share some of her wonderful quilts...
Warwickshire WIs Book Club

Warwickshire WIs Book Club

Do you enjoy reading? Would like to share and discuss books with others? Are you in need of some new author suggestions? Warwickshire WIs is looking to start an on-line Book Club. Lots to discuss so if you would like to be part of this new group then why not join us...
Summer Makes & Bakes

Summer Makes & Bakes

Thank you to Anne for sharing this lovely recipe, if you give it a go please let us know! Cheese and Courgette Muffin Surprise 225g Self Raising Flour 100g Courgette – grated 100g Cheddar- grated 175ml Milk One Egg 55ml Olive Oil 10 Cherry Tomatoes Salt and black...
Lady Denman Cup Writing Competition

Lady Denman Cup Writing Competition

Artemisia Gentileschi, Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, about 1615-17. @The National Gallery Lady Denman Cup Competition 2021 “Let me show you what a woman can do!” Schedule The NFWI is pleased to announce that the Lady Denman Cup Competition 2021 will...