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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Gillian Crisp

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Gillian Crisp

Chair of Public Affairs Committee
Archivist
Joint Editor Corunna News
Digital Strategy Member

Having been a member of my local WI for many years, I was pleased to become a Warwickshire Federation Trustee as this position has given me many more opportunities to learn new skills and to take up fresh challenges, as described below!

I am Chair of the Public Affairs Committee and our remit encourages us to organise outings and events to help members learn about the world around us. My role as WFWI Representative for the Associated Country Women of the World enables me to offer talks to WIs explaining the work of this charity.

As editor of Corunna News, it is such a pleasure to receive the imaginative and enthusiastic reports and photos from WIs all over the county.
Looking after the WFWI Archives, I am learning about our past and conserving this valuable resource for use in the future.

BELONGS TO:

Norton Lindsey WI

LINKED WIs:

Bishops Tachbrook, 
Hampton Lucy & Charlecote, 
Hillmorton Paddox, 
Long Itchington, 
Studley Daytime, 
Warwick, 
Warwick Daytime, Wootton Wawen.

January 2020

Serious Science 1 – Jan 2020 – The Cambrian Explosion of Life

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£8

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 event

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March 2020

Let’s be drastic and say no to plastic!

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rowington Village Hall, Rowington Green
Rowington, Warwickshire CV35 7DB United Kingdom
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£10

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…

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April 2020

Resolution Briefing Meeting

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park
Kenilworth, CV8 1QJ United Kingdom
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£6.00

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…

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Serious Science 4 – April 2020 – Sounding Stars …

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£8.00

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…

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