Category: News

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!

Federation Quiz Final 2017

Congratulations go to Westham Evening WI, whose team the ‘Four Candles’ won the final at ESFWI HQ. Six WIs took part in the final: – West Ham Evening WI – Four Candles; Hailsham Nightingales WI –’ WI’s Owls’;Pett WI – ‘All the President’s Women’; Ovingdean...

Autumn Show and Game Fair 2017

The Autumn Show and Game Fair is being held at the Ardingly Showground on 30th September and 1st October from 9am – 5pm. Schedule and multiple entries are permitted for all classes. The WI competition entries under the title ‘Box of Delights’ will be on...