Tregony WI Welcomes Cornwall Blood Bikes

Cornwall Blood Bikes were the guests at Tregony WI’s September meeting. The members said it was a fabulous, informative evening and something other WIs may be interested in as most areas have their own Blood Bike groups. The Blood Bike riders are all volunteers, and the women learnt a lot about the organisation and its […]

Polruan WI Creates Their Own Rolling Stone

Polruan WI had a fun and creative time making a scarecrow for the annual Polruan Scarecrow Competition. The theme this year was The Stone Age. With some lateral thinking, the members decided to make a “Rolling Stone”-age figure in the form of Sir Mick Jagger. The lid of a coffee can served very well as […]

Sea Poetry for Mermaids: Mylor and Flushing WI

Mermaids: Mylor and Flushing WI held the third in their series of health and wellbeing themed talks last week with an inspiring and entertaining evening entitled Morvoren-Sea Poetry. Very appropriately, the group discovered that morvoren means ‘mermaid’ in Cornish. Ella Walsworth-Bell from Mylor Bridge and Kerry Vincent from Constantine presented the evening and the gloriously […]

Speaking with Confidence Workshop!

Do you feel anxious if you have to give the vote of thanks at your WI meeting? Does the thought of standing up in front of your members and speaking to them fill you with fear? Don’t worry! We can help! SPEAKING WITH CONFIDENCE Friday 10 November 2023 CHY NOWETH AN CONTETH 10.30am-3pm This one-day […]

‘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 September column: WI members need have no worries on how to fill these autumn days, just open the September issue of County News where we can find a superabundance of educational and pleasurable […]

A Birthday Celebration for Blunts WI

The women of Blunts WI celebrated their 70th birthday recently with a tea party in Quethiock Village Hall. Scrumptious food was enjoyed by all and a lovely birthday cake was cut by President Kate Bairstow. A display of WI memorabilia proved to be a big success and some members recalled events over the last 50 […]