Events for 2019
January - June
Friday 8 International Women's Day, Coronation Hall, Ulverston, 10am-3.30pm
Thought-provoking line-up of speakers on international women's issues.
Tickets still available - pay on the door.
Thurs 14 + Natural Art Course with Margaret Jarvis, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3pm
Thur 21 Brush up on your painting and drawing skills with expert help. Beginners welcome.
Sat 16 Spring Table Top Sale & Coffee Morning, Appleby Public Hall, 9am-12noon
WIs can hire a stall for fundraising or just come & enjoy a friendly cuppa with WI friends.
Mon 18 Reading Aloud, People's Hall, Sedbergh, 11am
Teams of two compete for the Rose Bowl Trophy - reading from Little Women +
a poem of choice. Adjudicator: Chris Tyler of Kendal Writers' Cafe.
Tue 20 Stress-Busting Rag Hooking, WI Office, 10am-3pm
Try your hand at this fascinating traditional craft.
Thur 28 From Green to Gold Again, Endmoor Village Hall, 10am-3pm
Learn how to improve your scores at our Shows with this informal day featuring specialist
judges in craft, cookery & garden produce.
Mon 1 ***Please note change of date: Federation Spring Meeting, Kendal Town Hall, 7pm
Large evening meeting with all the WI news plus entertaining comedienne Helene Dolder.
Wed 3 Federation Spring Lunch, Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, 12.30pm for 1.00pm
Delicious food plus talk from fascinating speaker Sarah Weldon
Wed 10 Listen, Speak, Inspire, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon
Fun course helping build members' speaking confidence.
Tues 16 Speakers' Afternoon, Bryce Institute, Burneside, 1.30pm-4pm
Our ever-popular afternoon when we get to hear new speakers & entertainers with a view
to booking them for WI meetings.
Thur 25 Briefing Conference, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon
Information for delegates and others attending the NFWI Annual Meeting in Bournemouth,
plus further details of the resolutions that will be debated at that meeting.
Sun 5 - Federation Holiday to Northern Ireland
Fri 10 Super holiday including visits to the Giant's Causeway and Fermanagh Lakelands.
Wed 15 Painting for Pleasure, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen
All levels welcome at this friendly open air art session.
Sat 1 - Country Fest, Crooklands
Sun 2 Terrific family-friendly local show featuring WI Marque with members' exhibits.
Wed 5 NFWI Annual Meeting, Bournemouth
Our party of delegates, WI Advisers and Observers travel down on Tuesday 4 June &
return on Thursday 6 June
Look in your latest edition of WI News for full details of how to apply
You can also contact the WI Office via the applications prompt (left) or use one of the downloadable events forms if available (via forms prompt left)