From Ukraine to Wadebridge

Carol Matta, Vice-President of Betjeman Belles WI, and her partner Jonathan, have taken into their home a woman and son from Ukraine. We asked Carol to share her story with us, which she was glad to do. Following is the second and final part of Carol’s piece. If you missed Part I, you can read […]

An NFWI Annual Meeting Delegate’s View

Carole Edwards, a member of Bude WI, attended the NFWI Annual Meeting as a delegate, representing her own WI, Marhamchurch WI, Morwenstow WI and Week St Mary Bonadventures WI. Carole wrote the following first-hand account of her experience at the Liverpool meeting, and we thought you might like to hear about it: If you are […]

Polruan WI Hosts Platinum Jubilee Tea Party

The many guests welcomed by Polruan WI to their Platinum Jubilee party were served tea by members and enjoyed home-made cream teas and cakes. Tables decorated with flowers, 1950s music and bunting added to the celebratory atmosphere. All who attended expressed how much they appreciated the effort put in by Polruan WI. The members were […]

New Staff Members at Chy Noweth!

We would like to introduce you to our two new CFWI members of staff! Our new Federation Secretary, who just started work this Monday, is Julia Pascoe. Julia is keen to get stuck in and start running the office and providing support to the Board of Trustees and our sub-committees. Julia is from Illogan, and […]

WI Pen Pals!

About four years ago, when the WI resolutions of mental health matters and alleviating loneliness had been voted on, Valerie Hughes from Sutton WI in the Norfolk Federation, decided that a good way of helping was to set up a WI pen pal group. Getting the word out was difficult as Valerie wanted to keep […]

Bodmin WI Visits Buckfast Abbey

Members of Bodmin WI held an outing to Buckfast Abbey last week. The photo here shows the group with their coach driver and their welcome host from the Abbey. The members reported they had the most perfect weather to visit this super place, along with lovely food and good company – in short, everything a […]

The CFWI Jubilee Garden Party!

We hope you’ll all be coming out to enjoy yourselves at our Platinum Jubilee Garden Party! Where: Tregrehan Garden (near Par) When: Saturday 2 July, 2pm-5pm Rain or shine! You’ll be entertained by the Bodmin Silver Band and Cornish Connection, a men’s barbershop chorus.  There will be cream teas and cake available. (As a bonus, […]