Federation Events for 2019

January - June


January 2019

Friday 11      Treasurer's Surgery, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

                     Our Federation Treasurer will answer any WI finance queries in person. 

                     It is helpful if you can let us know you are coming or you can ring her for a chat.

                     Also 8 Feb, 12 April. 


Friday 25     Singalong 'Oklahoma' Screening, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, 12noon

                    Lunch followed by singalong to this classic musical. Stetson/bonnet wearers welcome.


Weds 13      Ukulele Group, WI Office, Kendal, 1pm

                     Friendly monthly strummers' group - newcomers welcome.


Weds 27      Wellbeing Day, WI Office, 10am-2.30pm

                    Learn about how to look after your wellbeing with Catherine Hunt. Hand & foot massages.


Thurs 28      Peter McCall, Selside Village Hall, 2pm

                    Fascinating talk featuring Cumbria's Police & Crime Commissioner.


Friday 8       International Women's Day, Coronation Hall, Ulverston, 10am-3.30pm

                    Thought-provoking line-up of speakers on international women's issues.

Thurs 14 +   Natural Art Course with Margaret Jarvis, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-3pm

Thur 21        Brush up on your painting and drawing skills with expert help. Beginners welcome.


Sat 16          Spring Table Top Sale & Coffee Morning, Appleby Public Hall, 9am-12noon

                    WIs can hire a stall for fundraising or just come & enjoy a friendly cuppa with WI friends.

Mon 18         Reading Aloud, People's Hall, Sedbergh, 11am

                     Teams of two compete for the Rose Bowl Trophy - reading from Little Women +

                      a poem of choice.

Mon 25         Federation Spring Meeting, Kendal Town Hall, 7pm

                      Large evening meeting with all the WI news plus entertaining top-notch speaker.

Thur 28        From Green to Gold Again, Endmoor Village Hall, 10am-3pm

                     Learn how to improve your scores at our Shows with this informal day featuring specialist

                      judges in craft, cookery & garden produce.


Tues 16        Speakers' Afternoon, Bryce Institute, Burneside, 1.30pm-4pm

                     Our ever-popular afternoon when we get to hear new speakers & entertainers with a view 

                     to booking them for WI meetings.

Thur 25         Briefing Conference, WI Office, Kendal, 10am-12noon

                      Information for delegates and others attending the NFWI Annual Meeting in Bournemouth,

                      plus further details of the resolutions that will be debated at that meeting.


Sun 5 -          Federation Holiday to Northern Ireland

Fri 10            Super holiday including visits to the Giant's Causeway and Fermanagh Lakelands.


Sat 1 -          Country Fest, Crooklands

Sun 2            Terrific family-friendly local show featuring WI Marque with members' exhibits.

Wed 5           NFWI Annual Meeting, Bournemouth

                     Our party of delegates, WI Advisers and Observers travel down on Tuesday 4 June & 

                      return on Thursday 6 June

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Look in your latest edition of WI News for full details of how to apply

You can also contact the WI Office via the applications prompt (left) or use one of the downloadable events forms if available (via forms prompt left)