AFM 2020 APPEAL – Spectacles

AFM 2020 APPEAL – Spectacles

Have you got old pairs of glasses cluttering up your drawers? Following the success of our previous AFM appeals the Trustees would like to ask members to consider bringing their unwanted glasses to the AFM on Monday 30th March 2020. These items can be dropped off at...
Craft Items Available at Federation House

Craft Items Available at Federation House

In addition to the fabric kindly donated by The Lillies WI we now have some fab cross stitch books and silks available (thank you Shipston on Stour WI) If your WI has a craft group or if you are a seamstress, up-cycler, or maker of nativity costumes you might like to...
Resolution Shortlist

Resolution Shortlist

Here is the shortlist of resolutions for the 2020 Annual Meeting. Look out in your next WI Life and in our WI mailing for details of how to make your selection from The Resolution Shortlist (& please remember that individual members should make a selection) 1. A...
Become a Climate Ambassador …

Become a Climate Ambassador …

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...
Fabric, fabric, fabric…

Fabric, fabric, fabric…

We have been donated some large boxes of fabulous fabric in various sizes, types, colours – see attached. (Thank you Lillies WI) If your WI has a craft group or if you are a seamstress, up-cycler, or maker of nativity costumes you might like to take a look … first...
Kitchen WIsdom – Sale or Return

Kitchen WIsdom – Sale or Return

Available sale or return at your WI meetings … Now just £5 (was £9.95) with your WI keeping 50p per copy sold! They make excellent Christmas presents, raffle prizes, birthday presents … To arrange a box of books to put on sale at your next WI meeting, please...
Do you need a judge for your 2020 show?

Do you need a judge for your 2020 show?

Each WI has been sent an application form for WI Judges for shows in 2020. If you would like to request a judge(s) for your 2020 Show then please complete and return your form to Federation House by Thursday 23rd January 2020 together with a copy of your show...
Darts 2020/2021

Darts 2020/2021

In order that the Darts Cup can be presented at the Annual Federation Meeting in March 2021, the tournament will start in April 2020 and progress through to the final to be held mid-September 2020 at a venue to be confirmed. Each WI can enter up to 2 teams Teams will...
Quiz now available … Herbs & Spices

Quiz now available … Herbs & Spices

Why not have a go … Each WI will be receiving 10 copies of our highly anticipated annual quiz and these will be available at your November and December WI meetings. If you would like any more copies to give to family and friends or to send with your Christmas cards...
AFM 2020 – keynote speakers announced …

AFM 2020 – keynote speakers announced …

We are excited to announce our keynote speakers … The Butterfly Brothers JOEL AND JIM ASHTON Award-winning wildlife and garden designers, environmentalists and well-being ambassadors Jim and Joel Ashton really are brothers!  They encourage everyone to bring more...
How to add your new Officers to MCS

How to add your new Officers to MCS

As Annual Meetings are underway we know that many WIs will have new Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers to add to MCS. Click on the link below for a reminder about how to do this … How to Change Your Officers on MCS  
WI Flower Power

WI Flower Power

Another great workshop …. On Thursday 12th September twenty ladies gathered together at the Church Lawford village hall for an afternoon of flower arranging. Our tutor for the afternoon was Jane Fox an area NAFFAS demonstrator. She demonstrated a tower construction...
It’s SHOW time …

It’s SHOW time …

Sunday 9th August 2020 – WFWI SHOW! (Bearley Village Hall, Sniterfield Road, Bearley, CV37 0SR) Welcome to the Warwickshire Federation of WIs Show. As everyone really enjoyed the Centenary Show in 2018, your Board of Trustees thought you would like another...
Have you seen the new Denman Brochure ?

Have you seen the new Denman Brochure ?

We’re delighted to also announce that the new Denman course brochure is now available to view as a flip book on our website also (can be found under what’s on> course brochure): Course Brochure Please do take a look and encourage audiences to utilise this new...
Do you need a helping hand to find new members ???

Do you need a helping hand to find new members ???

We would like to draw your attention to an exciting promotional item now available to WIs. This is a printed invitation which you can personalise to invite prospective members to your WI meeting. There are many innovative ways the invitation can be used. Individually...