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celebrating 100 years of the wi


The first British WI was founded in 1915 in Anglesey, Wales in Llanfairpwllgwyngogogoch!!
  

MONTHLY CRAFT CLUB


For beginners and advanced crafters.  3rd Tuesday of the month.
Cost £4 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.

 

Thinking of becoming a member?

ATTENTION STALL HOLDERS!

Would you be interested in holding a stall at one of our Federation Annual Meetings?
If so please contact Sheila Knowles, Senior Vice Chair on 01226 284432 or email sheilaknowles789@btinternet.com
A 6ft table will cost £25 and the Federation is to receive 10% of your takings.

  

 INSPIRING WOMEN IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE


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INTERESTED IN JOINING THE WI?

We are holding interest meetings in Stannington and Walkley, Sheffield


Come along to an open meeting at Stannington Methodist Church, Knowle Top, Sheffield  S6 6AN on Tuesday 16 October 2018 or Tuesday 20 November (or even both) at 7 pm.


Come along to an open meeting at St Mary's Church Hall, South Road, Sheffield  S6 3RX on Friday 12 October or Friday 9 November 2018 (or even both) at 7 pm.


Have a tea or coffee and a chat with existing WI members and find out more.


For further information, please contact Sue Thompson on 07763 559903 or email suelthompson@virginmedia.com   

​Photo Credit:  Jayne Spaven

EXCELLENT GUEST SPEAKERS


At our recent Federation Annual Meeting, we had the privilege of hearing some great Speakers.  Gaby Ellis 'Not so Jam and Jerusalem'

Rachel Fearnley who has self published a book entitled “Communicating with Children When a Parent is at the End of Life” and Graham Walton (My Life with Seven Women). Graham gave a funny, sad and poignant talk about having the first ever all female sextuplets in the world. 

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ADVANCE NOTICE
​NFWI ANNUAL MEETING 2019

​The Annual Meeting next year will take place in Bournemouth on WEDNESDAY 5 JUNE 2019.  We have a Hotel booked for 2 nights, travelling down on Tuesday 4 June and returning after the meeting the following day on Thursday 6 June. 

The Hotel booked is the HINTON FIRS HOTEL located on Bournemouth’s East Cliff, just a few minutes walk from the sea.  The hotel has a restaurant, bar/lounge, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna.  All rooms are en suite with a TV, hospitality tray, and hairdryer and there is a lift to all floors.  The cost for 2 nights bed, breakfast and 3 course dinner on both evenings is £175 per person (there is a £25 single room supplement charge).  This also includes the cost of the coach travel for Observers.  Delegates will receive one night’s accommodation and travel free of charge.  The second night will be charged at £87.50 per person.



 

  

SOUTH YORKSHIRE FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S INSTITUTES