RESOLUTIONS MEETING

Thursday 24 June at 7 pm


​The Resolution to be discussed at this year's NFWI Annual Meeting is "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. 


Cost:  £3 for SY members and £4 for non SY members
Please contact your WI Secretary to book a place. 

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A PASSION FOR PEARLS

by FRANCES CARLAW

Thursday 15 July at 7 pm


​This talk is about the history, science and beauty of pearls. Going back over 5000 years, pearls have been associated with wisdom, power, wealth and beauty.  You will see many different colours and shapes of pearls and hear some misunderstood pearl myths exploded, and other stories

re-told…

Cost:  £3 for SY members and £4 for non SY members
Please contact your WI Secretary to book a place.  



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BELVOIR CASTLE

at Belvoir Castle, Grantham  NG32 1PE

This will be a full day out travelling by coach.

Guided tour and access to the gardens and lakes.  Retail park, restaurant and tea room also on site.


Cost is £30 



 


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SOUTH YORKSHIRE FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S INSTITUTES

July

MY LIFE AS AN ILLUSTRATOR AND DESIGNER

by ALISON GARDINER

Tuesday 27 July at 7 pm


​This interesting talk is about Alison's life as an illustrator/designer and how her career has developed after studying printed textiles (where she had her first work published as greeting cards) to the giftware business she has today.
Over the years Alison has designed in a variety of areas from children’s books to cross stitch kits.  Many of her customers are from the heritage sector and include Buckingham Palace, National Trust, Blenheim Palace and Highgrove, plus the Women’s Institute of course!  Alison has also designed a mug for the WI, which has been produced for 13 Federations around the country.

 ​​Cost:  £3 for SY members and £4 for non SY members
Please contact your WI Secretary to book a place.  



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