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Have a go … machine embroidery

Have a go … machine embroidery

Ever fancied trying machine embroidery? We very sadly had to cancel the course we had planned for summer 2020 on this wonderful craft but we hope to run it again next summer. In the meantime take a look at this great ‘how to’ video from tutor Claire Fell and have a go...

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Ready for collection …

Ready for collection …

Has your WI ordered yours? Some WIs have arranged to collect their bags filled with free promotional items already! To get yours contact Sarah or Kathy to arrange to collect from Federation House (Mon to Thurs 10am to 12noon) 01926 419998 / ...

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Guidance on creating goody bags for members

Guidance on creating goody bags for members

Guidance on WIs creating and sending goody bags to members Can WIs create and send goody bags to their members? Yes. WIs can give nominal – small and relative – gifts to members such as goody bags that demonstrate their appreciation for their members, and aims to keep...

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Federation House Update

Federation House Update

We are pleased to advise you, that following recent changes to government guidelines, Federation House will remain open for members to make pre-arranged collections and drop offs of paperwork and other items. Items may be collected or dropped off between 10am and...

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Order your 2021 Diary

Order your 2021 Diary

It isn't too late to order your 2021 diary (priced at £5.10). Next year’s diary will have a blue cover that is completely recyclable, which makes the whole diary recyclable with the exception of the ribbon. ... and fingers crossed we will have lots of lovely WI events...

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Dear Friends (Newsletter no 22)

Dear Friends (Newsletter no 22)

Dear Friends, I do hope that this letter finds you all well. Everyone at the Federation is fine and we were thinking that we were gradually getting back to ‘normal’.  The Office has re-opened for business and we even managed a ‘live’ (well, ok, mask to mask rather...

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FREE Promotional Items for WIs

FREE Promotional Items for WIs

In order to support our WIs we are giving each WI in Warwickshire some FREE promotional items that we hope will be helpful to you. These items could be used as raffle prizes, gifts to existing members or to help you promote your WI in your local community. We are...

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Plum Salsa

Plum Salsa

A good recipe to use up (ALL) those plums! (Pg 151 in our book Kitchen WIsdom) 4 plums sliced 1/2 red onion finely chopped Handful of mint & coriander leaves finely chopped Small red chilli finely chopped Juice and zest of 1 lime Ground black pepper   Mix all the...

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WI Day 2020

WI Day 2020

It's WI Day tomorrow (105 years since the first WI meeting was held in Anglesey, Wales). So we are asking "Why why the WI ..." Click the link below to print off your Why Why the WI ... and fill in what it means to you. Take a pic and email it to OR...

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Autumn Scenes Competition

Autumn Scenes Competition

Autumn Scenes Competition …   What does Autumn look like in your corner of Warwickshire?   Falling leaves, pumpkins, homemade soup, muddy wellies, lighting the fire, hot chocolate, conkers … take a photo of your Autumn Scene and enter our competition   The rules are...

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