Latest News

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 16)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 16)

Dear Friends, I hope that you are beginning to feel slightly more relaxed about the loosening of the Lockdown and that most of you have been able to enjoy seeing family members even if it is at a distance. I was privileged to be interviewed on Coventry and Warwick...

read more
Summer Recipe – Courgette and Ginger Loaf

Summer Recipe – Courgette and Ginger Loaf

Another lovely recipe from our cook book Kitchen WIsdom from Gillian Crisp, Norton Lindsey WI Ingredients 3 eggs 125g caster sugar 8fl ozs sunflower oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp syrup from a jar of preserved ginger 250g courgettes grated 250g wholemeal flour 1 tsp...

read more
Sun Worshipping WI Super Scrubber !

Sun Worshipping WI Super Scrubber !

What a wonderful picture from Harbury WI Six members have been busy sewing scrubs, gowns, bags & headbands for the last 6 weeks. The photo (with the members permission) is of a “Sun Worshipping Super Scrubber” and one of me in a rather large set of scrubs I had...

read more
Poetry Mornings 2021 – dates for your diary

Poetry Mornings 2021 – dates for your diary

Did you enter our Summer Verses Poetry Competition? Do you enjoy poetry? Would you like to find out more about poetry? Why not join us in 2021 at our quarterly poetry get togethers when we enjoy reading and listening to poetry on a given theme, together with coffee,...

read more
Dear Friends (Newsletter No 15)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 15)

Please do share this newsletter letter with as many of your members as you can. It is also available on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/WarwickshireWI) Dear Friends, What a week for the Federation! Our first ZOOM event was on Monday night with Louise of Silver...

read more

Virtual Show – The Classes

WFWI Produce and Craft Show … we can’t do it as planned so we are holding a smaller ‘Virtual Show’ and we really hope you will take part! Here are the classes you can enter ... Class 1 Four Fruit Scones (photographed on a plate, with one cut in half to show evenness)...

read more
Poetry Winner … Congratulations to …

Poetry Winner … Congratulations to …

... Marion Fewkes of Wolston WI Congratulations Marion, the judges were both agreed on the first reading that you were the worthy winner SWALLOWS SOAR (A Villanelle) Swallows soar in a sky cyan blue. Watching in wonder from my hospital bed in my soul I soar with...

read more
Lady Denman Cup Competition time …

Lady Denman Cup Competition time …

“What I heard on the bus ….” Using no more than 500 words, WI members are invited to submit a piece of writing, either comical, serious, fact or fiction, based on a conversation they have overheard, or imagined they had heard, on the bus. The cost for entry is £7 per...

read more
Competition Time – Get Creative and Fill a Vase

Competition Time – Get Creative and Fill a Vase

Competition time … “Get Creative and Fill a Vase” Your vase can be filled with fresh, paper, knitted, silk, clay or wild flowers, foliage, vegetables … anything you like. The rules are simple 1) You can use any size vase you like and fill it as creatively as you like....

read more

July Blog

Sunday 5th July If I never see another blackcurrant….. There’s something very lovely about picking fruit which you have grown- almost therapeutic but then after the first five hours that feeling starts to evaporate…. Just a few pounds of jam to make now and I am done....

read more
Dear Friends (Newsletter No 16)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 16)

Dear Friends, I hope that you are beginning to feel slightly more relaxed about the loosening of the Lockdown and that most of you have been able to enjoy seeing family members even if it is at a distance. I was privileged to be interviewed on Coventry and Warwick...

read more
Summer Recipe – Courgette and Ginger Loaf

Summer Recipe – Courgette and Ginger Loaf

Another lovely recipe from our cook book Kitchen WIsdom from Gillian Crisp, Norton Lindsey WI Ingredients 3 eggs 125g caster sugar 8fl ozs sunflower oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp syrup from a jar of preserved ginger 250g courgettes grated 250g wholemeal flour 1 tsp...

read more
Sun Worshipping WI Super Scrubber !

Sun Worshipping WI Super Scrubber !

What a wonderful picture from Harbury WI Six members have been busy sewing scrubs, gowns, bags & headbands for the last 6 weeks. The photo (with the members permission) is of a “Sun Worshipping Super Scrubber” and one of me in a rather large set of scrubs I had...

read more

June …..

Tues 30th June Great Public Affairs meeting today. What an interesting meeting Jane is sorting out all of the Speakers for Serious Science 2021 - goodness me, she does have the knack of finding really great speakers! There are two sub- groups of the committee working...

read more
Poetry Mornings 2021 – dates for your diary

Poetry Mornings 2021 – dates for your diary

Did you enter our Summer Verses Poetry Competition? Do you enjoy poetry? Would you like to find out more about poetry? Why not join us in 2021 at our quarterly poetry get togethers when we enjoy reading and listening to poetry on a given theme, together with coffee,...

read more
Dear Friends (Newsletter No 15)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 15)

Please do share this newsletter letter with as many of your members as you can. It is also available on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/WarwickshireWI) Dear Friends, What a week for the Federation! Our first ZOOM event was on Monday night with Louise of Silver...

read more

Virtual Show – The Classes

WFWI Produce and Craft Show … we can’t do it as planned so we are holding a smaller ‘Virtual Show’ and we really hope you will take part! Here are the classes you can enter ... Class 1 Four Fruit Scones (photographed on a plate, with one cut in half to show evenness)...

read more
Poetry Winner … Congratulations to …

Poetry Winner … Congratulations to …

... Marion Fewkes of Wolston WI Congratulations Marion, the judges were both agreed on the first reading that you were the worthy winner SWALLOWS SOAR (A Villanelle) Swallows soar in a sky cyan blue. Watching in wonder from my hospital bed in my soul I soar with...

read more