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Update from NFWI about WI Meetings

Update from NFWI about WI Meetings

11 September 2020 Important update about WI meetings England Earlier this week, the Government announced a ban on gatherings, indoors or outdoors, of more than six people in England. You must therefore not meet with people from other households socially in groups of...

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Getting back to WI meetings …

Getting back to WI meetings …

Congratulations to Hampton & Lucy Charlecote WI who met last week, their first meeting 'in person' since March. 17 members all socially distanced and wore face coverings for the duration of the meeting and the speaker spoke from behind a Perspex screen Committee...

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Exciting News – Potential WI Opening in Bedworth

Exciting News – Potential WI Opening in Bedworth

Exciting news...We are hoping to open a WI in Bedworth! The WI is all about inspiring woman and provides a rich source of fun, skills and friendship. Due to current circumstances we can't meet face to face and so are holding the first meeting on-line. This is for...

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Federation Lockdown Book Club

Federation Lockdown Book Club

Book 16 from Julia Baker The Land Where Lemons Grow By Helena Attlee. You can almost smell the lemons as you are drawn through the pages of this unusual, fascinating book which I first heard being read on Radio 4 and had to buy to enjoy at my own pace  over and over...

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Virtual Show … and the winners are

Virtual Show … and the winners are

Thank you to everyone who has entered our Virtual Show so far. Classes 1, 2 and 3 have now been judged and the winners are ... Class 1 - Scones 1st – Jean Ball, Warton 2nd – Shirley Talboys, Broom 3rd –  Julie Sanders, Grendon Highly Commended Jo Taylor, Bulkington...

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Dear Friends (Newsletter No 21)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 21)

Dear Friends, I do hope that this letter finds you all well. This will be the last Newsletter until the beginning of September as the Office will close for the staff annual holidays at the end of the week.   Sarah and Kathy have worked extremely hard throughout the...

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Summer Recipe – Pear & Courgette Soup

Summer Recipe – Pear & Courgette Soup

Another lovely recipe from our Kitchen WIsdom cook book ... and a great way to use up all those courgettes! Put a saucepan on a medium heat and add butter and olive oil Add onions & carrots and cook until browned Add courgettes & pears and cook for 10 mins Add...

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John Johnson Zoom Talk

John Johnson Zoom Talk

John Johnson was hearteningly up-beat about the future of his family business, the well known Johnsons Coaches based in Henley in Arden and carrier of many successful WFWI trips over the years. John would prefer to be zooming round the country but he gave us, via...

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Great News from ACWW

Great News from ACWW

Congratulations to all Warwickshire WI members! We have raised the full amount of £4765, which was pledged to support 40 women farmers in Tamil Nadu, India. They have now been trained to grow indigenous varieties of rice more productively and have been able to raise...

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Dear Friends (Newsletter No 20)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 20)

Dear Friends Well, here we are in August already and as my dad remarked recently, the nights are drawing in! Never mind, WIs across the county are beginning to consider ways and means of enabling their members to meet if they wish to do so.  I have been meeting with...

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