20 WI Treasurers' Workshop, WI Office, Station Road, Kendal, LA9 6BT, 10am & 1pm
Rescheduled (from 21 Feb) workshop for WI Treasurers - also on Weds 28 Feb morning only.
Contact the WI Office (01539 720921) if you have any queries.
21 Cowkeepers of Liverpool - Bryce Institute, Burneside (moved from Crook Institute)
Fascinating social history talk with David Joy.
28 WI Treasurers' Workshop, WI Office, Station Road, Kendal, LA9 6BT, 10am only
Rescheduled (from 21 Feb) workshop for WI Treasurers.
‘n’ Sews Relaunch, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3pm
Fun tutored workshop to make & embellish a
17 Northern Show, Appleby Market Hall
Super showcase of our members' craft and produce work.
Presidents & Secretaries’ Q&A, WI Office, Kendal, 10am & 1pm
Friendly get-together where any queries or worries can be
26 Federation Spring Meeting, Kendal Town Hall, 7pm
The renamed 'Half Yearly'
meeting; this year featuring Ginny Davis
Productions’ “Arrows of Desire” a super WI comedy for us all to enjoy.
19 Flowers, Music & Poetry, Cumbria Grand,
Not to be missed evening gala celebrating
25 Drama Workshop, The Box, Kendal, 7pm
Fun evening of actor training for beginners with top tutor
26 Briefing Conference, WI Office, Kendal,
All the details delegates
need to know about the forthcoming AGM trip plus Resolutions discussion.
17, 18 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. Observer tickets available
to order by 31 January.
13 Speakers Afternoon, venue tbc
Due to the popularity of this event it
will be staged in a larger venue -
28- Federation Visit to Denman College
1 July Places still
available on fantastic courses Italian Street Food, Michele's Little Art Course, Patchwork Bags for Fun,
Sculpture - Animals for the Garden, Sound of the.
19 Literary Lunch, The Belsfield Hotel, Windermere
Delicious food in the
company of a literary speaker in the gorgeous ‘Laura Ashley’ hotel.
1-31 WI Office closed to members
This is the month when we take a break from
committee meetings and courses - but the
staff are still available to answer phone/email enquiries Tuesdays & Fridays 9am-4pm.
dates September is traditionally Membership
month. We will be coming to a venue
near you to assist in your recruitment drive.
13 Westmorland County Show, Crooklands
display of members' entries with a plethora of craft & produce.
21-23 CFC Short Break to Scarborough &
Opportunity to enjoy a short
break to the Yorkshire coast with a visit to
a country house & gardens.
23 Annual Council Meeting, Kendal Town Hall,
All the latest news from the Federation plus excellent
28 Table Top Sale, Preston Patrick Memorial Hall
Stall, bric-a-brac plus excellent WI food - a good
morning in prospect.
29 Federation Quiz, various venues
Our wildly popular Federation-wide pub quiz - more
teams than ever!
Coffee Morning, Coronation Hall, Ulverston, 9am-12noon
7 Festival of Carols, Kendal Parish Church
18 Christmas in the Office, WI Office, Kendal,
Pop in for mince pies & carols including
the legendary 12 Days of Christmas—with