East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Blog

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...

“Absolutely Fabulous”

The newly formed Uckfield Divas WI were out in force on Monday 4th July to see the Absolutely Fabulous movie. With 75 ladies the Uckfield Picture House allocated them the whole of screen 2. A glass of bubbly was served on arrival as the ladies...

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...

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...