2018 Events

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26       Singalong Screening at The Brewery

           Blow away the New Year cobwebs by joining in with a splendid singalong musical.


1         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm 

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.


17       Northern Show, Appleby Market Hall

           Super showcase of our members' craft and produce work.

26       Spring Federation Meeting, Kendal Town Hall, 7pm

           The renamed 'Half Yearly' meeting; this year features super play about the WI...


26       Briefing Conference, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

           All delegates need to know about the forthcoming AGM trip plus Resolutions discussion


4         Stone Troughs, Lane Farm

            Popular session for creating these garden features.


1-3       Country Fest, Crooklands

            Wonderful display of members' work in the WI Marquee.

5-7     Federation trip to NFWI Annual Meeting in Cardiff

            Delegates, Observers, WI Advisers & Federation Reps travel to this national meeting                 taking place at the Cardiff Arena, staying at the historic nearby town of Usk.

13     Speakers Afternoon, venue tbc

            Due to the popularity of this event it will be staged in a larger venue - details later.

28-       Federation Visit to Denman College

1 July   Places still available on fantastic courses including Chinoiserie, Italian Street Food,                    Michele's Little Art Course,Patchwork Bags for Fun, Sculpture - Animals for the                          Garden, Sound of the Carpenters. Please note: Brunel's Bristol & Bath is now FULL. 


19       Literary Lunch, The Belsfield Hotel, Windermere

           Delicious food in the company of a literary speaker - details to be confirmed.


1-31     WI Office closed to members

            Our traditional holiday month - but we can still answer phone/email enquiries.


13        Westmorland County Show, Crooklands

            Fantastic display of members' entries in a plethora of craft & produce classes.


20        Annual Council Meeting, The Villa, Levens (venue tbc)

            All the latest news from the Federation plus excellent guest speakers.

28        Table Top Sale, Preston Patrick Memorial Hall

            Stall, bric-a-brac plus excellent WI food - a good morning in prospect.


12        Federation Quiz, various venues

            Our wildly popular Federation-wide pub quiz - get your thinking caps on!  



7          Festival of Carols, Kendal Parish Church

            Seasonal readings and music to round off our WI year.

18        Christmas in the Office, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon   

            Pop in for mince pies & carols as you do that last minute Christmas shopping...