Outings & Events

Every outing or event featured here are advertised through Flyers which are sent to the WIs in our monthly mailings. You can also download the current ones from this site by clicking on the appropriate events in the listings.

Bookings are made through your WI Secretary, you tell her that you would like a ticket for the event or trip and pay her the correct fee. She will collate all of the orders, complete the necessary forms and order the tickets from Federation House for you. We are sorry but at the moment we are unable to process ticket requests from individual members.

Sometimes events and visits are open to guests. However, our 4000+ Warwickshire WI members will always be our priority.

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Anne Bufton-McCoy

01827 830053|

Chair of Warwickshire Federation
Digital Strategy Leader
Membership & Promotion Member

I became an honorary member of the WI at the tender age of seven- when, full of enthusiasm, I sold my Mum’s coat at a WI Jumble sale! In our household the WI was a way of life and when we had to move from Northamptonshire to Coleshill in 1967 it was but a small step to meeting new friends at Over Whitacre WI. Once married I moved to Seckington…… disaster – no WI, no pub, just 23 houses!

Not to worry, there was a thriving WI at Newton Regis so I joined immediately. Over the years I think I held most posts on the committee and was persuaded to join the County Public Affairs Committee. What an interesting world I discovered- the Trustees and the sub committees run a huge machine known as Warwickshire WI. The amount of organisation behind even the smallest event amazed me. I tried my hand at running trips to places of interest, baking biscuits for Women Reaching Women Days and helping with Trustee events.

I was thrilled to be asked to join the Board of Trustees and enjoy the variety of work which comes my way. As Vice Chair I held responsibilities for Strategic Planning and the Digital Future of Warwickshire WIs.

I am now starting a new adventure as Chair of the Federation- as we begin our second century of Inspiring Women- what an exciting time to be part of this fabulous organisation. The Trustee team is very strong and I am looking forward to great times ahead!

I’m a keen gardener, cook and passionate devotee of Denman College. Love the WI!


Newton Regis WI


, Curdworth, 
, Grendon
, Horeston Grange, 
Kingsbury, Mancetter, 
Ridge Lane, 
Treacle Tarts

December 2019

Lunch with Paul Martin … dont forget to book by end of September!

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dunchurch Park Hotel CV22 6QW United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Trustees for a Christmas cracker with Paul Martin ... A special festive lunch at the wonderful Dunchurch Park Hotel, CV22 6QW 12.15pm for 12.45pm Join us for a sumptuous two course festive lunch with tea or coffee and then settle back to listen to Paul tell us of his life and adventures on BBC’s Flog It and other TV programmes. This event is initially being offered to WI members only but if space allows may be opened to…

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January 2020

Presidents Day – 27th January 2020

January 27, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
St Michaels Church Centre, Church Road
Budbrooke, CV35 8QL United Kingdom
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Whether you are a brand new or more experienced President, I would like to invite you to come along to our Presidents’ Get Together. During this informal session you will be given all the necessary updates and you will also have the opportunity to talk to the various sub committees about their work and initiatives from NFWI in small groups. Along the way, you will meet Trustees, Sub-Committee Chairmen, Advisers and Office Staff. Stopping for a coffee break half way…

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