HOMECRAFTS AND GARDENS
Organises classes and workshops held in Kendal and venues out and about the Federation, encouraging members to develop new skills under expert tutor guidance. Occasional day trips to venues of artistic merit such as historic houses
FINANCE & OFFICE
including SALES TEAM
Internal committee comprising Committee Chairmen and invited lay members, plus any Trustee wishing to attend. Has recently incorporated the work of the Sales Team.
This committee encourages interest and enjoyment in sporting and leisure activities by arranging classes including Dance Days, Federation Walks, sporting activities such as archery, ten-pin bowling, croquet and organising events such as the annual Federation Quiz. Painting for Pleasure offers seasonal opportunities for members to enjoy open air painting/sketching.
Our meetings deal with all matters encouraging new members to join and offering support to WIs needing advice and help. We handle the formation or suspension of WIs, arranging training sessions, classes and visits to WIs, group, regional and NFWI meetings.
MUSIC & DRAMA
Encourages interest and the development of high standards in Music & Drama by organising performances, competitions and concerts which members can participate in and also arranges visits to see first rate professional productions.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS &
This Committee aims to
encourage interest in and address issues
pertaining to General Education,
Local, National and International Affairs and the Environment, by the
arrangement of classes, courses, conferences and events.They include
informative events following on from the resolution mandates agreed at
the national AGM
SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS
This committee makes all the administrative arrangements and runs the Federation’s
involvement in the Westmorland County Agricultural Show, Country Fest and the biannual Northern Show.
They recruit the judges, demonstrators and stewards and set up the marquee displays at these events.
Our Committees are the life-blood of the Federation, helping the Trustees put on events to appeal
to as wide a range of members as possible and fulfill our brief to educate, entertain and inspire.
If you would like to join one of the committees below or find out more about their work, please get in touch
on 01539 720921 or email via the contact us prompt