‘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 June column. June is always a very busy month for members, and this year in particular the organisational professionalism of our WI teams made two premier events so enjoyable for our members, with the NFWI Annual Meeting at […]

Annual Council Meeting – Mark Your Diaries!

This year’s Annual Council Meeting at the Hall for Cornwall is going to be one to remember, so make sure you mark it in your diaries today! Application forms will be sent to WI Secretaries later this month, so keep a lookout for them. We are thrilled to announce that our afternoon guest speaker will […]

Royal Cornwall Show Public Vote Announced

As you may know, in addition to awarding the Royal Cornwall Show Cup each year at the Show, we also conduct a Public Vote! This year we had record numbers of votes and the winning WI was Lanivet! Well done on a beautiful competition entry from one of our newest WIs! Second in the public […]

CFWI Visits the Royal Albert Hall!

Last week, a coach full of happy WI members from Cornwall set off for the NFWI Annual Meeting in London. We arrived at our hotel in Kensington on Tuesday 4 June in the afternoon and members scattered to see the sights. Some went to see a show, others hit the museums and others met up […]

Thanks to our Royal Cornwall Show Volunteers

We had an amazing three days at the Royal Cornwall Show! Loads of visitors popped into the marquee for a chat or a cream tea – some were our members, some were WI members from other parts of the country and some were interested and enthusiastic members of the general public. But they all commented […]

Royal Cornwall Show 2024 Competition Winners!

The results of the 2024 Royal Cornwall Show competitions are as follows: ROYAL CORNWALL SHOW CUP COMPETITION 1st Ladock WI 2nd Pendeen WI 3rd St Neot and District WI 4th Betjeman Belles WI 5th St Breward WI Rosemary Slee Award for Best Cookery Angela Bluett, St Kew WI Yvonne Toms Award for Best Craft Jude […]

The Royal Cornwall Show Countdown!

More members of the CFWI team were hard at work on the Showgrounds today! Our marquee is starting to look more like its lovely self. The bunting’s up, the tables are covered, the cups and saucers are in place and the water urns are ready for action. Only three days to go now!     […]

Royal Cornwall Show Prep Underway!

The WI Marquee on the Royal Cornwall Showgrounds has been up for some time, but today was the day the furnishings were delivered. Some of the Federation team was on hand to make sure everything was in place! Tomorrow, our Events Team along with support from the very helpful Community Payback folks, will be there […]