CFWI’s First Literary Lunch

Last month, we held our inaugural Literary Lunch in the beautiful surroundings of Budock Vean Hotel, in Mawnan Smith. This was a new venture for CFWI and we were pleased to welcome 73 members for a delicious lunch, followed by an informal chat with Sarah Pearse, an award winning author. Sarah’s first book, The Sanatorium, […]

An Afternoon of Cornish Entertainment

Even though the closing date has passed, there are still some spaces available on our Afternoon of Cornish Entertainment! Join us for an afternoon of Cornish entertainment with two Cornish Bards. The always popular and always entertaining Bert and Pol will help us to preserve the traditions of Celtic history and culture through poetry, song, […]

Enter our Cornish Winter Fair WI Competitions!

We are encouraging all WIs to enter the WI competitions at this year’s Cornish Winter Fair, to be held on the Royal Cornwall Showgrounds on Saturday 18 November! There is a collaborative (group) competition, as well as some fun and simple individual classes you can enter on your own. There’s still plenty of time, but […]

Flotsam Flo at Chy Noweth!

The lovely Kate Doran (aka Flotsam Flo) will be coming to share her story at Chy Noweth on Wednesday 15 November (10.30am for 11am). Tickets are only £10 and include biscuits and coffee/tea. Flotsam Flo makes handmade, unique, sustainable bags, accessories and presents using plastics and materials that are difficult, if not impossible, to recycle. […]

Crantock WI Has a Go at Lino Printing

Members of Crantock WI spent a most enjoyable morning learning how to make lino prints. First the members traced their designs and transferred them to a block of lino. They then learned how to use the cutting tools and cut a design, which many found most therapeutic. It was then finally time to roller up […]

Autumn Craft Days: You’re Not Too Late!

Marshgate Village Hall – Thursday 26 October Marazion Community Hall – Thursday 2 November Chy Noweth an Conteth – Thursday 16 November 10am-3.30pm Even though the closing dates are approaching, you’re not too late to book a space on one of our wonderful Autumn Craft Days! You’ll have the opportunity to work all day on […]

WI Hall Owners Network Launches

Members of five Cornish WIs met this month for the inaugural meeting of the WI Hall Owners Network. Members from Trevone WI played host to members from Connor Downs and Gwithian WI, Cuddra WI, Newquay WI and Polruan WI. The group got together to share ideas and offer each other support for the additional tasks […]