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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Craft Dabble Day

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and try your hand at a variety of crafts including a fabric sampler, book folding, beading, felting, weaving and card making.

The Centenary Environment Debate

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Who Cares For Our Environment? Pollution, flooding, erosion of the countryside - if you are concerned about the future of our environment then this event is for you. We ask our guest speakers to discuss how their organisations are working to protect and improve our environment. Representatives from the National Trust, the Campaign for the Farmed Environment and the Environment Agency are among those who will contribute to the discussion. Tea, coffee, biscuits and a light lunch provided.

Tutbury Castle Visit with Lesley Smith as Nell Gwynn

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tutbury Castle is a medieval castle in Staffordshire owned by the Duchy of Lancaster.  We will arrive at approximately 11.30am in time for a light two course lunch followed by tea and coffee. After lunch we will see Lesley Smith give her rendition of Nell Gwynne. Nell was the mistress of Charles II and for many people they believe that was all she was known for – other than selling oranges!  The real Nell Gwynne is a victory for English…

Embellished Embroidery Workshop

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Further to the success of the workshops in 2017 we are delighted to bring you another wonderful workshop with Nicola Jarvis. Nicola is an artist who uses embroidery in a range of art, design and textile applications. She teaches hand embroidery classes all over the world and is known for her beautiful embroidery projects, decorated with intricate patterns inspired by various historic styles, depicting birds, animals and flowers. She trained at the Royal School of Needlework and has been teaching…

The People’s Post Trip

May 9 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join us and our award winning Blue Badge guide in London to find out all about the story of posting a letter from earliest times to the coming of the GPO, visit the brand new postal museum and take a ride on the Mail Rail beneath the streets of London. Starting with coffee and biscuits (included in price) we will embark on a morning walking tour with tales of the Penny Post and how the public tried all ways to…

Poetry Morning – A Woman’s Place

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Behind the Scenes at the RSC Trip

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

A visit behind the scenes of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, which includes a back stage tour, a trip up the tower and the 'Page to Stage' talk where you will discover the journey a play takes from script to performance in front of an audience. 
Your ticket price also includes a light lunch 
(Drinks available to purchase). In addition you will receive complimentary tickets to the exhibition and discounted tickets if you wish to see: • Romeo and Juliet at…

Visit to National Memorial Arboretum

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

A Day to Remember... 
Arriving at 10.45 you will have plenty of time to explore the 150 acre site which is home to over 350 memorials and around 30,000 trees. The memorials and their stories really are fascinating. 
You can bring your own lunch or visit the onsite coffee shop or restaurant, not forgetting to visit the gift shop before we leave at 3pm. There is no entrance fee but onsite donations are welcome.

National Federation Meeting

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Mikron Theatre Group – Revolting Women

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

By popular request, the Trustees are delighted to welcome back the Mikron Theatre Company to perform Revolting Women. This play tells the suffrage story through the eyes of the less well-known Sylvia Pankhurst. Full of political satire, song and more suffrage societies than you can shake a stick at, Revolting Woman unravels a contentious and momentous movement in history!

Warwickshire Federation Centenary Weekend

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - June 17 @ 2:00 pm

Digital Volunteers Meeting

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Digital Volunteers Meeting

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Poppy Knit In

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Poetry Group – Poetry for Children

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Warwickshire Federation Grand Day Out!

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

How would your members like to join hundreds (and hopefully thousands) of Warwickshire WI members on our fantastic 
Grand Centenary Day Out? We have been working with Johnsons Coaches to devise a very special celebratory day in the historic city of Lincoln. Johnsons have very kindly arranged for the Grand Centenary Day Out to be at cost. It is only open to current WI members of the Warwickshire Federation and costs £21 per member. This is a great opportunity for…

Great Fire of Warwick Talk – With Afternoon Tea

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Step back in time to 5th September 1694, with Dr Gillian White and hear how the Great Fire of Warwick caused the destruction of a large part of the medieval town leading to architectural changes which resulted in today’s beautiful town. Then enjoy a delectable afternoon tea.

Kayak or Canoe on the River Leam

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Be part of Sports Week and join us on this afternoon on the River Leam and get an exciting insight into canoeing or kayaking. Instruction will be given and a supervised session on the river will give us a chance to try our water skills. 
NOTE: Lifejackets provided. Full details of extra clothing to be taken (all items you will already have) will be sent to participants in advance. 
A medical form will be filled in on the day.

Ghosts, Gallows & Gangsters!

September 19 @ 7:00 pm

Join us and our award winning Blue Badge Guide to learn lots about the most haunted city in the world. Once called the 'City of Gallows' visitors to London had to pass a hanged man at every gate. We will seek out ghosts, gangsters and the mystery of Jack the Ripper on this tour full of goosebumps and giggles! Starting with coffee and biscuits (included in price) we will embark on a morning walking tour with tales of crime and…

Darts Tournament 2018/19

March 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In order that the Darts Cup can be presented at the Annual Federation Meeting 2019, we have to start the tournament in September/October and progress through to the final to be held on 4th March 2019 at a venue to be confirmed. A maximum of two teams per WI can be entered. Teams may need to travel to locations around the Federation for matches. Please ensure that the members can play the final on 4th March 2019 should they be…

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