Federation Events for 2020


Fri 1 +           Spring & Summer Florals Painting Course, Crook

Fri 15             Postponed until further notice. Participants will be contacted.

Wed 13       Active Women's Day, Kendal Leisure Centre

                      Postponed until further notice.

Sat 16           Centenary Walk, Canal Foot to Chapel Island (Leven Estuary) 

                      Postponed until further notice.

Thur 21      Trip to see 'Les Miserables', The Lowry, Salford

                     Cancelled. Ticket purchasers will be contacted after consultation with the theatre.

Sat 30           Country Fest, Crooklands

Sun 31          Cancelled - as confirmed by the Westmorland Country Agricultural Society.

Sat 30       Country Fest Ceilidh, Crooklands

                     CWFWI were going to host this event but because of Country Fest closure it is cancelled.


Thur 4           NFWI Annual Meeting, Royal Albert Hall, London

                     This event has been cancelled. All delegates, WI Advisers and Observers will be informed.

Fri 19 -          Trip to Falkirk Wheel, Kelpies, Royal Highland Show

Sat 20           Cancelled - all participants will be contacted.


Tues 14      CWFWI Centenary Evening Cruise, from Lakeside, Windermere

                     Please note: The Federation Trustees will make a decision on whether this event is able to  

                     go ahead and will inform members via the emailed bulletins to Presidents & Secretaries.


Thur 10         Westmorland County Show, Crooklands

                     Please note: we expect information about whether it will go ahead shortly & will pass it on.

Thur 24-       CWFWI Visit to Denman College

Sun 27          Regretfully the Federation visit has been cancelled. All participants will be contacted.



Fri 2              Murder Mystery Evening, Netherwood Hotel, Grange

                     We will let WIs and members know whether this event can go ahead as soon as possible.

Sat 24           CWFWI Centenary Annual Meeting, Coronation Hall, Ulverston

                     We are looking forward to this grand celebration once WIs are up and running again - 

                     look out for news of this in forthcoming bulletins!


2                    Federation Fun Quiz, Various Venues

                      Always popular, let's hope we are all back together to enjoy this tremendously fun evening.

6                    Centenary Harvest Supper, Masonic Hall, Station Road, Kendal

                      We will look forward to this friendly get-together with live music and delicious food.

11       Dabble Day, Scales

                      Members can have a go at some new craft challenges.

18                  Dabble Day, Endmoor

                      Craft challenges to have a try at at this central venue.

20                  Diwali Celebration, Unitarian Schoolroom, Kendal

                      We aim to invite community groups to join us and inform us about this important festival.

25                  Dabble Day, Colby

                      Members in the north can have a go at new crafts too. 


3           Christmas Coffee Morning, Coronation Hall, Ulverston

                      This has been gaining momentum in recent years as a great sociable gathering for WIs. 

                      Come and join us.

4       Christmas Readings & Carols, Kendal Parish Church, 2pm

                      Seasonal musings with words and music and not to be forgotten our contribution to the Christmas                          Tree Festival. Covid-19 isolated WI members are knitting decorations for the tree already. Hooray!

11                  Christmas Readings & Carols, Appleby Methodist Church, 2pm

                      This was a wild success when revived in 2019 and so we are going to run this lovely event again.




Due to the current Covid 19 (Coronavirus) crisis, Cumbria-Westmorland Federation events for the Spring of 2020 have been cancelled or postponed.

As soon as there is news about events later in the year we will inform members via the regular 'Keeping in Touch' bulletins we have organised to be sent out to 

Secretaries and Presidents until further notice. 

For all enquiries, please contact the "WI Office at Home" telephone 01539 736187 

or email cwfwi@btconnect.com.