This year we celebrated Christmas with two wonderful Christmas County Lunches, one at Hannafore Point Hotel in Looe and the second at the Penventon Park Hotel in Redruth. Members wore Christmas jumpers or other sparkly seasonal glad rags and enjoyed some delicious food, many opting for a proper Christmas dinner of turkey followed by Christmas […]
We know how busy you all are during the weeks leading up to Christmas, but we’d like to draw your attention to some January CFWI events you may have overlooked. The following events have December closing dates but do not currently have many applicants. We would hate to have to cancel them just because members […]
The digital version of the December issue of County News is now available via MyWI!
Members of Cury WI enjoyed a fun morning making Christmas tree decorations at Mullion Glass Studio. They give a big thank you to Cury WI member Shirley who organised everything.
Members of Godolphin WI enjoyed an interesting evening recently with Tamsin Harris. Tamsin keeps bees which are spread around different areas in Cornwall. She makes honey, differently flavoured depending on the area the bees collect pollen from, and wax products which her bees kindly provide for her. She explained to the group her joy of […]
By now, all WI Secretaries will have received printed information about the 2024 NFWI Annual Meeting to be held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, on 5 June 2024. If your WI is scheduled to send a delegate this time, please do take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and put your name forward! The Annual […]
Former CFWI Chairman and current Assistant Media Officer Sheila Goldsworthy writes a wonderful monthly WI column for The Cornishman. Here is Sheila’s November column: “A hearty laugh is good for us”. This, amongst other plausible items of advice, has been covered by the media in recent days. We are reminded that laughing is good for […]
Did you know that there’s a library of craft and cookery books at Chy Noweth an Conteth? In the past, we’ve loaned out the books to any members who wanted to borrow and use them. However, times have been very slow at the library, so we’ve decided to sell off the books to free up […]
This year, 25 November marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism, an annual international campaign that kicks off on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. This ties in with the WI’s ‘No More Violence against Girls and Women’ campaign, something that […]
CFWI’s November Quiz, held yesterday in Ladock, was a very successful event, with a full house, a jolly atmosphere and lots of delicious food! Veryan WI went home as the winners, with South Hill WI in second place and Camelford WI in third place. Congratulations to the winners and to all who participated!