Free Gift Aid Training from NFWI

NFWI is pleased to continue to expand its educational opportunities to support WIs, including two free sessions to help you understand and make use of Gift Aid. These sessions are held in collaboration with The Association of Charity Independent Examiners, with trainer Sarah Smith MSc BSc FCCA FCIE. The Basics Tuesday 21 November 11am-12:30pm Booking […]

An Afternoon of Cornish Entertainment

We’re looking forward to welcoming those of you have booked to attend our Afternoon of Cornish Entertainment this Friday (3 November). We already hear talk of Trustees baking fairings and heavy cake! However, there are still a number of spaces available. If you would like to bring along a friend, even if she isn’t a […]

The Gloucester Federation of WIs Has Organised a Holiday!

If you missed out on our Cornwall Federation holiday to the Cotswolds, you may be interested in a holiday organised by the Gloucester Federation! Gloucestershire Federation Holiday, Monday 16 to Friday 20 September 2024 Join the Gloucester Federation of WIs for a fully escorted holiday in Gloucestershire next September. Enjoy seeing Adam Henson’s Farm Park […]

‘WI Talk’ by Sheila Goldsworthy

Former CFWI Chairman and current Assistant Media Officer Sheila Goldsworthy writes a wonderful monthly WI column for The Cornishman. Here is Sheila’s October column: It was all good news at the recent CFWI Annual Council Meeting held at the Hall for Cornwall in Truro. These legendary meetings have always had first class speakers on the […]

No More Violence against Girls and Women

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. We are asking all the WIs in Cornwall to consider holding a fundraising coffee morning during […]

Our 2023 WI Holiday to the Cotswolds

This month, 47 CFWI members set off for a WI Holiday to the Cotswolds. It had been a long time since the last WI Holiday, so this was an eagerly anticipated event! Friendly coach driver Mike made sure the group arrived safely at the Gloucester Robinswood Hotel after a long day of traveling. Following a […]

A Busy Autumn for Godolphin WI

Members of Godolphin WI have had a busy time lately. They welcomed Fred Thomas, better known as Betty Stogs, to one of their meetings to tell them all about his adventures running the marathon, cycling, body boarding, zip wiring and even being locked up in Bodmin Jail, all to raise money for Children’s Hospice South […]

NFWI Resolutions Shortlist 2023-24 Released!

NFWI has now released the shortlisted resolutions for 2023-24 which were chosen by member and federation delegates at the Resolution Shortlist Selection meeting held earlier this month. The shortlist has now been checked by the NFWI solicitors, and any changes in wording have been agreed with the WI proposers. The shortlisted resolutions are now ready […]

Join Us for a Christmassy Afternoon Tea

Get the festive season started with a delicious afternoon tea and Christmas-themed entertainment with WI friends at Chy Noweth an Conteth. We’ll be serving a wonderful assortment of savoury and sweet treats that you won’t want to miss. And who knows … a special man in a red suit may even find time to visit […]