East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Blog

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South of England Show 2016 Results

Well done to all those WIs who entered items for the South of England Show in June and congratulations to those who achieved a rosette. The standard was high as usual with some wonderful displays, greatly enjoyed by members of the public. Here is the...

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Afternoon with the Antiques!

Mike and Martin, two antique dealers, shared their expertise and provided us with an informative and enjoyable afternoon. Whilst no-one had their fortunes radically changed, we were certainly richer in knowledge! Thanks to Harbour WI as without them we would not have access to such...

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Welcome

East Sussex Federation of Women’s Institutes (ESFWI) was formed in 1919 having originally been part of the Sussex Federation which was the first to be created in the country in 1917 – just slightly earlier than the National Federation. Today we have 103 WIs across...

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April is MCS Month

The MCS (Membership Communication System) is an important tool used to keep correct and up-to-date records of every member. When a new member joins, her details should be entered onto the MCS and once this is done, she will be sent her new member’s welcome...

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Federation Annual Meeting 2016

This year we hope to welcome more working members to our Federation’s Annual Meeting as it is being held on Saturday 9th April at The Winter Garden, Eastbourne. Our main speaker is Mandy Hickson who, as one of the first female pilots in her frontline...

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Lady Denman Cup Competition 2016

‘To write a letter to your younger self’ Schedule The NFWI Lady Denman Cup Competition 2016 invites WI members to write a letter to their younger self. Using no more than 500 words, members must draw on their life experiences and imagine what they would...