East Sussex Federation


Two great ‘Mid-Centenary’ events for ESFWI this summer.

This is the famous Flower Carpet in the Grand Place in Brussels, enjoyed by a group of WI members on a Federation trip in August. ‘Mid-Centenary’? Yes – we have two rounds of centenary celebrations here in East Sussex. In 1917 the original Sussex Federation of Womens’ Institutes was founded, and in 1919 that Federation

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Lady Denman Cup 2018 – our East Sussex Winners!

The theme this year was ‘The Day that Changed my Life’. First prize was won by Pauline Cherry, Rodmell and Southease WI. Second was Marina Bridges from Mile Oak WI, and third was Mary Mustin from Buxted WI. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all that entered! Pauline’s winning piece will be published in

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Please be patient with us!

Over the summer period we are changing to a new Website Editor. This means that this site will not be as up-to-date as you normally expect it to be. We’ll try to get new events added, but in the meantime, don’t forget to check in the printed WI News, or look at the postings all

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Data Protection Consent Form Notes

Data Protection Consent Form Notes The Data Protection Consent form will help WIs ensure they are complying with new GDPR requirements which came into effect May 25th 2018. The form is designed to be simple and easy to alter to suit your WI, but these notes have been written to help with any queries. An

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East Sussex Federation Board of Trustees’ Statement

You will probably have been aware of the media interest surrounding a blog written by an East Sussex Trustee and we wish it known that the views expressed in her blog do not represent the views of the East Sussex Federation. These are personal views made in a personal blog that is not connected to

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Lady Denman Cup Competition 2018

The day that changed my life …. Using no more than 500 words (excluding main title, but to include diary date if used), the Lady Denman Cup Competition 2018 invites members to write a diary extract based on the day that changed their life. Entrants must submit 4 copies of their entry, typed if possible,

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