Author Archives: Cornwall Federation of WIs

Milestone Celebrations for St Pinnock WI

St Pinnock WI was delighted to celebrate their 70th birthday and also to celebrate the 90th birthday of member Helen Hutchings. Another member, Jane Young, gave over her house and gardens for the celebration, making lunch for 20 members. Jane … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Campers Make the News!

For any of you who may have missed it, our Cake, Craft & Camping weekend got a full page spread in this week’s Cornish Times!  Click here to see a .pdf of the article. Do you recognise yourself in any … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

St Stephen in Brannel WI Celebrates CFWI

St Stephen in Brannel WI held a wonderful garden party in celebration of the CFWI 100th anniversary. WI member Grace Gribble kindly hosted the event in her beautiful garden where cakes, pastries and hats were the order of the day. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Porthleven WI Update

The Hall was crowded for Porthleven WI’s September meeting and members were in for a treat as they listened to local silversmith Abigail Brown explaining how she works and showing us the beautiful things she creates. After initially studying in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bavarian Evening in Aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance

NOTE: THIS IS NOT A WI EVENT A charity night is being held in Rilla Mill village hall on Saturday 21st September in aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance. Live music from the Blue Barons Oompah Band Bar and Bavarian style … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Three Chairs for Crowlas & Ludgvan WI

After a request from the head teacher at Ludgvan School for help reupholstering 60 school chairs, Crowlas & Ludgvan WI came to the rescue. President Alison Latham along with Committee member Val Puddiphatt reviewed the situation. A plea for assistance … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bude WI Makes 3D Pictures

Bude WI’s Craft Group made 3D pictures from pebbles, shells and bric-a-brac at their September meeting. Instructed by Carol Sparham, the members were encouraged to be creative and the resulting pictures were all individual. Everyone was delighted with their efforts, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Foodie Affair for Crowlas & Ludgvan WI

Crowlas & Ludgvan WI’s August meeting was a very food-oriented affair. Guest Speaker Liz Llewellyn-Jones, known to many as a member of CFWI’s Board of Trustees, talked about her career in catering in the Royal Navy, with a selection of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Upcoming Centenary County Lunch

It’s not too late to book your place at our very special Centenary County Lunch! Held at the beautiful Carlyon Bay Hotel, overlooking St Austell Bay, this promises to be a fabulous event. We have also been very lucky and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

St Mary’s Isles of Scilly WI’s Busy Craft Group

Since 2014, St Mary’s Isles of Scilly WI’s Craft Group has met during the quieter ‘off season’ from late October to March. In the early years, sessions were fortnightly and varied between afternoons and evenings in the homes of members, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment