JULY

27    Brass Band Concert, Kendal Parish Church, 7.30pm

           Wonderful musical evening with Burneside Brass.

           You can pay on the door: tickets £8.00.

AUGUST

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

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

9         Summer Introduction/Pruning Day, Sizergh

            Meet NT Rangers, help tend the Sizergh orchards & put the fruit to good use.

19       Hot Ice, Blackpool Pleasure Beach

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

           Closing date: Friday 21 July.

SEPTEMBER

2         Federation Coffee Morning, Kendal Town Hall, 9am-12noon

           Come along and enjoy a cuppa and a natter among WI friends. Delicious cake stall.

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

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

7         Patti Dawson Floral Workshop, Preston Patrick Memorial Hall, 1pm

           Based on the Floral Art Schedule for the Westmorland County Show.

           Closing date: Friday 25 August.

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. 

19       Let's Be On A Committee, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

           Friendly coffee morning with ideas about making committee work fun and relevant.

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

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

25       Day Trip to Gawthorpe Hall, near Burnley

           Art & Craft Committee organised visit to this historical Jacobean/Victorian mansion.

           Closing date: Friday 1 September. 

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.

5/19    Antler-topped Walking Sticks, Lane Farm, Crooklands, 10am-3.30pm

           Two-day course tutored by renowned walking stick & crook maker Harold Mason.

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

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

           Closing date: Saturday 2 September. 

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

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

12       Painting for Pleasure, Kirkby Stephen

           Enjoy a day of fun, creativity and friendship.

17       Beading Workshop, Ormside Village Hall, 10am-3.30pm

           Tutor Jackie Loudon leads session on how to make a candy stick.

           Closing date: Saturday 30 September. 

18       Beading Workshop, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3.30pm

           Tutor Jackie Loudon leads session on how to make a Christmas bauble.

           Closing date: Saturday 30 September. 

20      Federation Choir Rehearsal, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            Come and join the Federation Choir; in rehearsal for the Carol Festival in December.

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

            Federation annual meeting with news, views and humorous guest speaker Peter Slack.
           Closing date: Tuesday 19 September - forms with your Secretary. Lunch available to order.

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

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

27      Federation Choir Rehearsal, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            Come and join the Federation Choir; in rehearsal for the Carol Festival in December.

NOVEMBER

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

           Federation Creative Writing Group. Newcomers welcome.

    Federation Choir Rehearsal, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            Come and join the Federation Choir; in rehearsal for the Carol Festival in December.

5         Table Top Sale with 'Pop Up' WI Cafe, Preston Patrick Memorial Hall, 9am-12.30pm

           Stalls available for £7; or just come along and enjoy a sociable morning of bargain-hunting.

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.

10      Federation Choir Rehearsal, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            Come and join the Federation Choir; in rehearsal for the Carol Festival in December.

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

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

17       Chocolate at Christmas, Endmoor Village Hall, 1pm

            Learn how to create delicious chocolate treats with tutor Sally Lister.
           Closing date: Friday 25 August.

17/24   Federation Choir Rehearsals, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            Come and join the Federation Choir; in rehearsal for the Carol Festival in December.

28        Consultative Meeting, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            Helpful discussion on all the shortlisted Resolutions for the 2018 NFWI Annual Meeting.

DECEMBER

    Federation Choir Rehearsal, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

            The Federation Choir rehearse for the Carol Festival.

8      Federation Choir Rehearsal, Kendal Parish Church, 11am

            Final rehearsal for the Federation Choir; before the concert in the afternoon.

8          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.

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

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

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

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

19       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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