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...
Show The Love

Show The Love

Warwickshire WI are taking part in NFWIs Climate Coalition’s Show the Love again in February 2019. 1. Share a green heart to start a conversation about climate change – get creative and make a green heart badge using our felt heart guide on page 7 of the community...
The Big Knit 2019

The Big Knit 2019

A fun, simple knitting initiative raising funds to fight loneliness among older people. Each year Age UK runs a campaign in partnership with Innocent Drinks called the Big Knit where knitters across the UK are asked to make and donate little woolly hats which Age UK...
2019 WI Mailing Dates …

2019 WI Mailing Dates …

Here are the dates for your WI mailings in 2019  January – Thursday 17th  February – Thursday 21st March – all mailings will be handed out at the end of Annual Federation Meeting on 18th March  April – Thursday 18th  May – Thursday 16th ...

Changing the charitable status of the Federation

*** Open discussion sessions at Federation House on Monday 4th February 2019 at 11.00 am and 2.30pm. No need to book, just come along *** The Trustees of the Warwickshire Federation of Women’s Institutes would like to change the charitable status of the Federation...
The perfect Christmas present … a day at Denman

The perfect Christmas present … a day at Denman

The perfect Christmas present … a day at Denman. £40 Join us for this wonderful day and enjoy a demonstration by a WI Cookery School Chef … Coffee/ Tea on arrival, two course lunch with a glass of wine or soft drink, tour of the college and a cream tea are all...
Why not try some Poetry in 2019 …

Why not try some Poetry in 2019 …

Why not try something new in 2019? Come along and enjoy a morning of poetry at Federation House … Feb 14th – Mothers May 9th – Water July 11th – Sports Nov 14th – Winter Solstice 9.45am No need to book … £2 payable on arrival (includes...
Hedgerow Preserves

Hedgerow Preserves

This wonderful Warwickshire WIs book  ‘Hedgerow Preserves’ was recently discovered at a jumble sale. The finder has very kindly put the book on line so the lovely recipes can be shared....
Photography Competition

Photography Competition

NEW! Photographic Competition A year in your WI Schedule Inspired by member’s talent and love of photography, the NFWI Science & Leisure Committee invites WIs to submit a collection of photographs depicting a year in their WI. Running from January – December...

St Marys – a wonderful celebration

Thank you to everyone who joined us today at our Centenary Celebration, it was a wonderful morning. The church bells rang, we sang Jerusalem and listened to some great readings and music. A proud day for Warwickshire...
100 Years of Campaigns …

100 Years of Campaigns …

100 years of WI campaigns 2018 marks a century since members passed the first WI resolution. Find out how you can commemorate this special year with your WI. On 24 October 1918 at the NFWI’s second Annual Meeting, WI members passed the WI’s first resolution, calling...
Resolution Shortlist – now available

Resolution Shortlist – now available

Selection slips will be in November WI Life and also sent to your WI in the November mailing. 1. Improving Plant Biosecurity in the UK In recent years, trees and plants in the United Kingdom have come under threat from diseases introduced from imported and infected...
Cheese & Wine Quiz – available at November WI meetings

Cheese & Wine Quiz – available at November WI meetings

This year the theme of our ever popular quiz is … Cheese and Wine Please offer these to your members at your next meetings. They cost £1 per copy. Prizes of £50, £30 and £20 will be awarded to the first three correct entries drawn. All entries to be submitted by 24th...