MAY

19       Plant Evening, Preston Patrick Memorial Hall, 7pm

             Plant sale and expert discussion on how to grow Apples plus idea for WI Orchards at Sizergh.
           Pay on door. 

JUNE

3-4      Country Fest, Crooklands Showfield

           CWFWI is invited to take part with craft & produce classes for the first time.

           Closing date for entries: Friday 12 May.

1         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

7         102nd NFWI Annual Meeting, Echo Arena, Liverpool

           Our party of delegates travels on Tuesday 6 June & returns Wednesday 7 June 2017

           (the evening of the meeting).

           If you've never been a delegate before, put your name forward, it's very interesting.

           Give your name in to your Secretary or contact the WI Office if you would like more

           information about what being a delegate involves.

8/9      Stone Troughs, Lane Farm, Crooklands near Kendal

            Chance to create your own garden stone trough.
           Closing date: Friday 26 May. 

15       Lace Workshop, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-4pm

             Expert instruction by Christine Kingsley-Chase in this delicate traditional craft.
20       New Speakers Afternoon, WI Office, Kendal, 1pm-3pm
           Closing date: Friday 26 May.
24    Federation Summer Walk & Cream Tea, Leasgill Village Hall, 1pm
           Two four-mile walks in Levens Park area, followed by tea hosted by Heversham WI.
           Closing date: Friday 16 June.

29       Ivan Day Afternoon Tea, The Villa, 1pm-4pm

             Enthralling talk by food historian accompanied by afternoon tea.
           Closing date: Friday 2 June.

JULY

6         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

12/13  Beginners' Ukulele, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-4pm

           Two-day course with acclaimed Denman tutor. Ukulele's available to borrow.

           Closing date: Friday 23 June.

14-17  Gardens & Houses of Aberdeenshire

           Food, Farms & Gardens' Committee weekend with visits to fabulous historic venues.

18       Group Representatives Coffee Morning, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

           Ideas and discussion for our Group organisers.

27    Brass Band Concert, Kendal Parish Church, 7.30pm

           Wonderful musical evening with Burneside Brass.

           Closing date: Friday 23 June.


AUGUST

3         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm 

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

19       Hot Ice, Blackpool Pleasure Beach

           Two coaches are running to this fabulous, daring ice spectacular.

           Closing date: Friday 21 July.

SEPTEMBER

7         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

11-13   Judging for Westmorland County Show entries, Preston Patrick Memorial Hall

            Check your Show schedule for days and times for you to submit your entries.

14       Westmorland County Show, Crooklands

           CWFWI are honoured to have our own marquee at this major event in the Cumbrian

           calendar, where members compete in craft and produce classes.

21       "Sew 'n' Sews", WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3pm

            Friendly get-together of our keen needlewomen. Newcomers/beginners welcome.

28       Lace Workshop, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-4pm

            Expert instruction by Christine Kingsley-Chase in this delicate traditional craft.

29 to

2 Oct   Leisure Weekend in Derbyshire

           Visits to Buxton, Hayfield, Haddon House, Knutsford. 3 nights at Palace Hotel, Buxton.

           Closing date for deposit: Thursday 31 August.

OCTOBER

5         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

5         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

6    Live Jazz & finger buffet, Kendal Town Hall, 7pm

           Fabulous toe-tappers with Hope Swings Eternal plus finger buffet for all to enjoy.

12       "Sew 'n' Sews", WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3pm

            Friendly get-together of our keen needlewomen. Newcomers/beginners welcome.

21       Annual Council Meeting, The Villa, Levens, 10am-4pm

            Federation annual meeting with news, views and top-notch guest speakers.

26       Lace Workshop, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-4pm

            Expert instruction by Christine Kingsley-Chase in this delicate traditional craft.

NOVEMBER

2         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

6         Federation Quiz, various venues, 7pm

           Lots of fun all over the Federation with the same quiz in different venues - plus supper.

9       "Sew 'n' Sews", WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3pm

            Friendly get-together of our keen needlewomen. Newcomers/beginners welcome.

16       Lace Workshop, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-4pm

            Expert instruction by Christine Kingsley-Chase in this delicate traditional craft.

DECEMBER

1        Festival of Readings & Carols, Kendal Parish Church, 2pm

          A seasonal end to our WI Federation year.

7         Writers Inc, WI Office, Kendal, 12noon-2pm

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

8         Christmas in the Office, WI Office, Kendal, 2pm-4pm

           Seasonal good cheer with mulled wine, mince pies & carols.

14       Lace Workshop, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-4pm

            Expert instruction by Christine Kingsley-Chase in this delicate traditional craft.

15      WI Office closes to members for Christmas break, from 4pm

           We will be open to welcome visits from members on  Friday 5th January 2018.


              
               


                                                 

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