Here is WI royalty in all its glory as Pengegon WI celebrated the Queens Platinum Jubilee with a Garden Party on a warm June evening. Members enjoyed playing croquet, lawn bowls and a Royal themed quiz. These were followed by fabulous food and a toast to Her Majesty.
Perranuthnoe & District WI celebrated their centenary with a magnificent tea party attended by other local WIs at St Piran’s Hall in Goldsithney last Friday. Helen Kestle (left), WI Federation Chair, is pictured here cutting the cake with Diana Harry (right), Perranuthnoe & District WI President.
Carol Matta, Vice-President of Betjeman Belles WI, and her partner Jonathan, have taken into their home a woman and son from Ukraine. We asked Carol to share her story with us, which she was glad to do. Following is the second and final part of Carol’s piece. If you missed Part I, you can read […]
Carole Edwards, a member of Bude WI, attended the NFWI Annual Meeting as a delegate, representing her own WI, Marhamchurch WI, Morwenstow WI and Week St Mary Bonadventures WI. Carole wrote the following first-hand account of her experience at the Liverpool meeting, and we thought you might like to hear about it: If you are […]
The many guests welcomed by Polruan WI to their Platinum Jubilee party were served tea by members and enjoyed home-made cream teas and cakes. Tables decorated with flowers, 1950s music and bunting added to the celebratory atmosphere. All who attended expressed how much they appreciated the effort put in by Polruan WI. The members were […]
We would like to introduce you to our two new CFWI members of staff! Our new Federation Secretary, who just started work this Monday, is Julia Pascoe. Julia is keen to get stuck in and start running the office and providing support to the Board of Trustees and our sub-committees. Julia is from Illogan, and […]
Members of Sticker WI dressed in their finery to accompany HM The Queen to the Sticker Royal Garden Party at Sticker Carnival. They achieved a well deserved second place.
About four years ago, when the WI resolutions of mental health matters and alleviating loneliness had been voted on, Valerie Hughes from Sutton WI in the Norfolk Federation, decided that a good way of helping was to set up a WI pen pal group. Getting the word out was difficult as Valerie wanted to keep […]
Members of Bodmin WI held an outing to Buckfast Abbey last week. The photo here shows the group with their coach driver and their welcome host from the Abbey. The members reported they had the most perfect weather to visit this super place, along with lovely food and good company – in short, everything a […]
We hope you’ll all be coming out to enjoy yourselves at our Platinum Jubilee Garden Party! Where: Tregrehan Garden (near Par) When: Saturday 2 July, 2pm-5pm Rain or shine! You’ll be entertained by the Bodmin Silver Band and Cornish Connection, a men’s barbershop chorus. There will be cream teas and cake available. (As a bonus, […]