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Zooms – members should book these directly with Federation House by emailing or calling 01926 419998

Trips / Workshops / Lunches etc – members should book all other events through the 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.

Secretaries – you can find all the adverts and booking forms in the WI Officers area of the website

Sometimes events and visits are open to guests. However, our 3000+ Warwickshire WI members will always be our priority.

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Ruth McCartney

02476 542918|
Trustee
WI Advisor
Chair of Creative Activities Sub Committee

I joined the WI, by accident, in 1989.

A friend was trying to get the WI reopened in Wolston, as it had been closed for a year, and I went to the meeting in the school hall. I had no idea what the WI was all about, so I just went to find out and ended up being elected to the committee as assistant treasurer. I have to say that my Mother was quite shocked as she had not had a good experience of the WI in the 1960’s and tried to persuade me to avoid it. However, they were short of committee members and my friend said, “Ruth will do that”, and so it all began.

The following year I was elected as President and attended Presidents Day at Park Street, our Federation Office before the move to Warwick. A day or so later I was rung and asked if I would like to find out what the Membership Committee did and later I was invited to train as a VCO (Voluntary County Organiser) in 1993 and completed this two years later.

My other interests include my two children plus gardening, swimming and lots and lots of crafting; including knitting and spinning and dyeing my own yarn.

And my Mother? When she moved to Wolston some years later she also joined the WI, as she had listened to me raving about it for years, and loved it making many new friends who helped to make the move to a new village much easier for her.

BELONGS TO:

Wolston WI

 

November 2021

Handmade Christmas Workshop 10am

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Stoneleigh Village Hall, Birmingham Road
Stoneleigh, CV8 3DD United Kingdom
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£12

Come and discover some new crafts to brighten up your Christmas. A selection of quick and easy crafts will be available to try on the day to use at home or to share with your WI. All materials will be provided so just turn up , relax and enjoy getting into the festive spirit. Stoneleigh Village Hall, CV8 3DG 10am to 12.30pm OR 1pm to 3.30pm £12 Tea, coffee and biscuits included Open to Members Only  

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Handmade Christmas Workshop 1pm

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Stoneleigh Village Hall, Birmingham Road
Stoneleigh, CV8 3DD United Kingdom
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£12

Come and discover some new crafts to brighten up your Christmas. A selection of quick and easy crafts will be available to try on the day to use at home or to share with your WI. All materials will be provided so just turn up , relax and enjoy getting into the festive spirit. Stoneleigh Village Hall, CV8 3DG 10am to 12.30pm OR 1pm to 3.30pm £12 Tea, coffee and biscuits included Open to Members Only   

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FREE ZOOM – Warwickshire WIs Book Club

November 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom United Kingdom
FREE

Warwickshire WIs Book Club Tuesday 23rd November 7.30pm FREE Our book club will meet every other month, here are the dates for your 2022 diary - 25th Jan, 29th March, 31st May, 26th July. The next book we will be reading is The Heights by Louise Candlish Why not read the book and come along in November to join the discussions! PLUS … We have a free book for every Book Club attendee, donated to WFWI by the publisher. 'The Unlikeliest…

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