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ATTENTION STALL HOLDERS!

Would you be interested in holding a stall at one of our Federation Annual Meetings?
If so please contact the Federation Office on 01302 325829 or email southyorksfed@gmail.com
A 6ft table will cost £25 and the Federation is to receive 10% of your takings.

  

Are you thinking of joining the WI?  If so please come along to the interest meeting which is to be arranged as soon as we are able to.

Watch this space...….. 


  Everyone welcome!


Thinking of becoming a member?

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ZOOM EVENTS

THURSDAY 29 APRIL AT 7 PM
Looking Good with Colour
by Sue Burton









Are you wearing the RIGHT colours? 
Sue Burton, founder of Colour & Style Analysis Image Consultancy, will inspire you with her colourful presentation.


THURSDAY 13 MAY AT 7 PM
The Social History of Afternoon Tea by Gillian Walnes Perry


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​​This fascinating and mouth-watering illustrated talk covers how tea drinking was first introduced into England, how it was popularised and how afternoon tea became a social institution.
The talk is given by Gillian Walnes Perry MBE, writer, speaker and lecturer, who recently gave us an outstanding talk in February about Anne Frank.


THURSDAY 27 MAY AT 7 PM

Modern Slavery by Simon John










Join SYFWI Public Affairs Committee for a talk about this complex issue.  Simon John is a retired solicitor who spent his career fighting for justice for people who had suffered catastrophic injuries.  A lifelong member of Amnesty
International and supporter of Anti-slavery International, his experiences have made him realise the capacity of
citizens individually, to make a difference.

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BELVOIR CASTLE TO BE RE-ARRANGED TO THE AUTUMN

We are pleased to inform you that a visit and tour of Belvoir Castle will be re-arranged to the Autumn in line with the Government's roadmap.  2 coaches, one going from Doncaster and the second from Sheffield will pick up members.  Arriving in advance of the tour at 11 am, we will spend the full day here, leaving at approximately 4 pm.  The cost of the Guided Tour and access to the gardens, including coach travel is £30.  


Belvoir Castle is a great place to visit, it dates back to the 11th Century, a guided tour of the Castle will be included and there are also gardens and lakes to explore with plenty of retail
therapy opportunities too in the Engine Yard Retail Park!  Local food, artisan shopping and the best of country living from the latest fashions and accessories to homewares, crafts and toys.  There is also a restaurant and tea room. 


Due to the nature of the property disabled access is unfortunately limited, the Castle ground floor is accessible, without ramps or slopes.  The entrance door is 80cm wide. Wheelchair users may access the Guard room, Portico, Castle kitchens, Pastry room, Gift shop and Tea rooms. There is no lift inside.
 





 

  

MONTHLY CRAFT CLUB

For beginners and advanced crafters.  3rd Tuesday of the month.

Cost £5 to include all materials and tools.  To book a place on any of the sessions, contact Sandra Crawford by telephone or email on sandim08@uwclub.net.
No commitment, simply 'dip in and out' as you wish.

WI MEETINGS

Update 6.4.21 - WI meetings
  From 29 March:
WI members can arrange for groups of six to meet in either public outdoor spaces such as parks, allotments, woodlands etc. or a private garden.
Indoor meetings are not allowed.

NFWI have published some Meetings Guidance which is on the Downloads page for you to view or print.
PLEASE NOTE THE FEDERATION OFFICE AT HALL CROSS COTTAGE IS CLOSED.

PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE BY EMAIL southyorksfed@gmail.com.​


NEWSLETTER OUT NOW!

Please go to the Downloads page where you can view/print your copy.


 INSPIRING WOMEN IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE


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POSTPONED

​INTEREST MEETING AT EDLINGTON  

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​NFWI ANNUAL MEETING - CHANGE OF DATE

The 2021 NFWI Annual Meeting will be held  on TUESDAY 8 JUNE 2021.

  

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