East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Blog

Happy New Year

We wish all our member a very happy and successful 2018. Here are some new year resolutions that might be useful for your WI. New Year Resolutions

South of England Show 2018

The WI will be at the South of England Show at Ardingly 7th – 8th – 9th June 2018 and here is the Schedule for the Competitions.

Lady Denman celebrated with Blue Plaque

East Sussex County Chair, Gill Nokes, accompanied by two past Chairs, Shirley Kirby and Kathryn Hutson, and fourteen other East Sussex Federation members joined members of West Sussex Federation to celebrate the life of Lady Gertrude Denman with the inauguration of a blue plaque. The...

CarrTaylor Vineyard Visit September 2017

On a beautiful early Autumn day, we enjoyed a few hours at the Carr Taylor vineyard in Westfield, the second oldest English vineyard! We received a very warm welcome and were given a very interesting vineyard tour where we were lucky enough to actually see...

Friends Against Scams

Consumers lose £5-10 billion to scams each year! Friends Against Scams aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to: ‘Take a Stand Against Scams’ We are running a session for members to find out how to become a...

Bowling Taster Day

The Leisure and Learning Sub-Committee organised a bowling taster day at the Isle of Thorns & District Bowling Club, Chelwood Gate. A number of WI members attended where they received tuition from some of the club members. Larger bowls were not needed!