Posts Tagged: NFWI

Handmade Christmas Fair 3rd December 2017

It’s just over a week to go until our Handmade Christmas Fair returns to the Standon and Puckeridge Community Centre.   We have managed to attract a number of our regular stallholders, as well as some fabulous new ones, and I am so excited about the wonderful range of products that will be available.   We will… Read more »

NFWI Annual Meeting in Brighton 11th June 2016

2016 NFWI Annual Meeting Notes Chair’s Address – Janice Langley Janice looked back on the centenary – including the fruit cake! – the WI Fair in Harrogate and the Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House. She spoke about Denman and how with the extension of the campus, costs have also increased.  Only 3% of members… Read more »

Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House

The WI Centenary is almost at an end, and celebration events for myself as a member of Puckeridge WI have already ranged from listening to a ukelele band in a barn at a Hertfordshire County centenary baton event to a royal garden party at Buckingham Palace.   The year has come to a fabulous end… Read more »

Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers – BBC2 20/7/15

After a short delay for the over-running golf, Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers, a celebration of the WI centenary by Lucy Worsley was broadcast on BBC2. Lucy took us through the history of the WI from it’s origins in Canada, and Madge Watt addressing the local women in the Llanfair PG “shed” on Sept 11th… Read more »