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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.

  

Thinking of becoming a member?

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ZOOM EVENTS

​​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.


THURSDAY 10 JUNE AT 7 PM
Life Below Stairs

by Daphne Atkinson









Memoirs of my late mother working as a Housemaid in a stately home in the 1930s

 THURSDAY 24 JUNE AT 7 PM​

Resolutions Meeting

A call to Increase Awareness of the Subtle Signs of Ovarian Cancer







​Come and listen to  Kate Stannard, Community Fundraising Manager from Target Ovarian Cancer, the UK's leading ovarian cancer charity.  This charity works across all 4 nations of the UK to improve early diagnosis, fund research and provide support to women with ovarian cancer and their families.  Learn more about this issue to better inform your voting decision. The deadline for WIs to vote on this Resolution is Friday 9 July 2021. 

 



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 MAY NEWS 'N' views  

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.​


Find a WI Near you

 

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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.

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BELVOIR CASTLE NEW DATE

 MONDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2021

​We are very pleased to confirm our trip to Belvoir Castle.  If you didn’t apply to go the first time, it isn’t too late, so please book with your WI Secretary.

The cost of this full day out is £30 which includes coach travel from either
Doncaster or Sheffield, entry to the
gardens and lakes, and a guided tour of the Castle. 

Belvoir Castle is located near Grantham, Leicestershire and is a great place to visit.  It dates back to the 11th Century and is the ancestral home of the Duke of Rutland, where the family have lived in an unbroken line for almost 1000 years.   There is also 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, however, 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.

 





 

  

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!


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POSTPONED

​INTEREST MEETING AT EDLINGTON  

NEWSLETTER OUT NOW!

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


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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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