Category: News

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...

Finalists in Federation Quiz 2017

Well done to all the teams who took part in the four heats of the Federation Quiz 2017. After a hard fought competition, the six highest scoring teams who will be taking part in the final on Friday 30th June at ESFWI Headquarters are ………....

Save the Date – Women Go Wild!

SAVE THE DATE 22 – 24 June 2018 Yes! It is really going to happen! A camping weekend for WI members, at Blacklands Farm in beautiful Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, organised as part of the Sussex WI Centenary Celebrations. The event will start on...

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 101 WIs across...

Beading Treasure Trove ACWW Raffle

Through Toni’s initiative of the incredibly successful ‘Christmas Crumbs’ event for ACWW she met a lovely lady called Eleanor. Although not a WI member, Eleanor became very interested in the event which she wanted to support. Her very generous donation to Toni was an amazing...

East Sussex Commemorative Reception

On 5 September 1917, the first Sussex Women’s Institutes Conference was held at Little Ote Hall, Wivelsfield, the home of Mrs Josephine Godman. One hundred years later, we have the unique opportunity to celebrate this event in the stunning grounds of Great Ote Hall, which...