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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...

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Ros Trophy Winner – Sheila Light

Ros Trophy Winner – Sheila Light

The Ros Trophy is a WFWI speaking competition held every other year and in 2019 we celebrated the vast library of Agatha Christie. Competitors prepared and read a 3 minute piece from any of her books.  Competitors and audience alike were treated to a fabulous and...

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Summer Recipe – Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

Summer Recipe – Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

An excellent way to use broken meringues ... 2oz Meringues 1/2 pint Double Cream Grated zest & juice of 1 lemon 1/2 jar of Lemon Curd Line a 1lb loaf tin with clingfilm Break up meringues and leave to one side Whisk cream Add lemon zest, juice and curd to the...

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Dear Friends (Newsletter No. 14)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No. 14)

Dear Friends, Well, it feels like GOOD NEWS Week this week. First of all, I am sure you will all join me in congratulating Lynne on her re-election as National Chair and Jeryl on here -re-election as National Vice Chair. How proud we all are to have such prestigious...

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Dear Friends (Newsletter No 13)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No 13)

Dear Friends I do hope you are keeping well and are in touch with your friends and fellow members. It’s been a busy week at Federation leve l- the internet has been humming with all the ideas and things we are trying to do for the benefit of our membership… Thank you...

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TRUSTEE TOP TIP – Blue Tak !!!

TRUSTEE TOP TIP – Blue Tak !!!

This weeks top tip is from Federation Chair, Anne Bufton-McCoy Did you know that you can make your rings and jewellery shine and sparkle using a small blob of blu-tak? Make sure you have warmed and softened it well first the press gently over the surface of your rings...

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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...

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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,...

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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
Ros Trophy Winner – Sheila Light

Ros Trophy Winner – Sheila Light

The Ros Trophy is a WFWI speaking competition held every other year and in 2019 we celebrated the vast library of Agatha Christie. Competitors prepared and read a 3 minute piece from any of her books.  Competitors and audience alike were treated to a fabulous and...

read more
Summer Recipe – Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

Summer Recipe – Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

An excellent way to use broken meringues ... 2oz Meringues 1/2 pint Double Cream Grated zest & juice of 1 lemon 1/2 jar of Lemon Curd Line a 1lb loaf tin with clingfilm Break up meringues and leave to one side Whisk cream Add lemon zest, juice and curd to the...

read more
Dear Friends (Newsletter No. 14)

Dear Friends (Newsletter No. 14)

Dear Friends, Well, it feels like GOOD NEWS Week this week. First of all, I am sure you will all join me in congratulating Lynne on her re-election as National Chair and Jeryl on here -re-election as National Vice Chair. How proud we all are to have such prestigious...

read more