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.
Speaker - Professor Paul Smith, Director, Oxford University Museum of Natural History. He is a world renowned speaker – see him on You Tube Our understanding of the evolutionary origin of animals and why there was a rapid increase in biodiversity around 530 million years ago has changed dramatically recently. Professor Smith will use the exploration of the very remote Sirius Passet fossil locality of North Greenland to try to guide us through new thinking on this important eventFind out more »
Come along and learn why we should be cutting down on our use of plastic and how we should be recycling. Organisations such as the Waste Management team at Warwickshire County Council; the extraordinary recycler, Kebrina Barker; the Waste and Resources Action Programme, known as WRAP and Reyousable – Sustainability with Style will be represented, giving presentations and answering our questions. Includes - coffee, tea and biscuits on arrival and a light lunch of homemade soup and bread followed by…Find out more »
Specialist speakers will provide expert briefings at this meeting on the final resolution(s) for 2020, which will be announced by NFWI in February. Up to two members are invited to attend this interesting and thought-provoking evening as the information given will be useful for discussion at your May meeting. This new venue offers a central location and plenty of parking in the adjacent public car park at a cost of £1 for the evening. Ticket costs are payable from WI…Find out more »
Speaker – Professor William Chaplin, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Birmingham and a leader of the NASA Kepler Mission We have now discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars in our Galaxy. Stellar systems, like our own solar system, are very common. In this talk Professor Chaplin will discuss how we are using NASA satellites and ground-based telescopes to study these newly discovered planets, starting with their host stars, and the prospects for finding signatures of life on…Find out more »