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 »
…. Stepping away from traditional post mortems Speaker – Marianne Kipling, Post mortem CT radiographer with iGene Ltd Digital autopsy can assist the UK Coroners to reduce the number of open post mortems that they do in the UK, and provide a more holistic way of managing investigation into unexpected deaths. Using a CT scanner instead of a scalpel is a leap forward in technology, and provides greater dignity for the deceased and peace of mind for their relatives. Marianne…Find out more »
Speaker – Dr Freya Harrison, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick Freya Harrison is a microbiologist at the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick. In 2014 she co-founded The Ancient Biotics Consortium to investigate remedies used to treat infection in pre-Enlightenment Europe. Colleagues from sciences, arts and humanities, aim to datamine historical medical texts to uncover patterns of natural product usage, and to identify, reconstruct and test remedies which may lead to the discovery…Find out more »