Crantock Blue Tits!

After a talk to Crantock WI by Sarah Walsh, a member of the local Blue Tits group, members were inspired to take the plunge! They heard Sarah’s message about the friendship and health benefits of cold water swimming, and had a great time joining the Blue Tits for a swim at local Polly Joke beach.  […]

Willow Hearts in Pensilva

Pensilva WI members were looking forward to hearing about the manufacture of fudge, and of course trying some, but unfortunately Matt and Shelley from Roly’s fudge were so busy keeping up with demand that they were unable to come and speak to the group. However, they were very lucky that Carol Horsington, who was due […]

Bude WI Begins its 100th Anniversary Celebrations!

Believe it or not, Bude has had a WI for 100 years. The institute began life in Queen Street in Bude in November 1922. The institute, the largest in Cornwall, continues to provide the membership with regular meetings, fun get-togethers, encouragement to step outside their comfort zones, inspiration to be their true and best selves […]

A Beautiful Day for a Garden Party!

On Saturday, CFWI held its Platinum Jubilee Garden Party at Tregrehan Garden near St Austell. After a slightly grey start, the clouds parted and it was a fabulously sunny afternoon! Pictured here are some regally behatted (and crowned) WI members, including Rosemary Williams of Truro WI (left)  who won our Jubilee Hat Parade competition – […]

A Midsummer Evening Walk for Zennor WI

On 21 June, members of Zennor WI embarked on an evening walk up the Foage Valley (opposite the bus stop in Zennor) and onto Zennor hill, led by local naturalist Liz Thompson. Liz showed the group how to identify a wide variety of flowers, grasses and birds, often using her enviable skill of recognising birds […]