East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Blog

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...

Green Hearts update

These are some of the green hearts made by members who came to Hailsham to take part in the Drop In days making Green Hearts as part of the Climate Change campaign. Everyone made two or three hearts from the amazing stash of free materials...

WI Women Go Wild???

Up and down the country, groups of WI Women are getting together for well-being weekends in the countryside. As part of our East Sussex Centenary Celebrations we’d love to give you the opportunity of being part of this exciting venture. What is this all about?...

Federation Annual Meeting 2017

The Federation’s Annual Meeting will once again be held at the Winter Gardens, Eastbourne. On Wednesday 29 March 2017  from  1.30 – 4.30 pm (doors open at 11.30am) Our main speaker this year will be RUTH GOODMAN. Ruth is a well-known TV Historian and a...

Green Hearts

For the past couple of years on Valentine’s Day, WI members have been busy creating green hearts to show their love and support for people, plants and places threatened by Climate Change. We know that some of WI members already take part, but this year...

Visit to The Wallace Collection

Guided by an expert we saw fabulous interiors with lavish drapes and silk walls, which all helped to create the most awesome backdrop to a seemingly never ending supply of paintings, furniture, porcelain and artefacts. I am sure the Laughing Cavalier even enjoyed our visit...