Easter Needle Felting for Mawnan WI

Mawnan WI arranged an afternoon workshop for members and the village community to make felt Easter decorations. Most of those attending had not done any needle felting before so it was great to have an expert on hand. Michelle explained what the members needed to do and showed some “which she had made earlier”. After […]

Porthleven WI Hold Annual Meeting

Porthleven WI held their Annual Meeting on 13th March at the Public Hall. After several years as President, Maureen Williams decided to stand down. She was thanked for her dedication to the branch and received a gift, presented by Secretary, Lee Eggle. The new President will be Margaret Edgecumb. Porthleven WI has been meeting for […]

Coads Green WI Forges Links with NZ

On a recent trip to New Zealand, Coads Green WI’s Press Officer, Gerry Rennie, met up with friend and ex-teaching colleague , Sue Hall. Sue is very active in Rural Women New Zealand and is the Provincial Secretary for Waipa-King Country in the North Island, so there was plenty to talk about. In 2017, Sue […]

Cornwall Blood Bikes Come to Mawnan!

As members of Mawnan WI were noting dates for their diaries, they were certainly not expecting the arrival of a BMW1200 RTP with full headlights. The curtains at the entrance to the Memorial Hall were dramatically opened to allow Martijn Huddlestone, the Duty Fleet Bike Rider, to ride in whilst ladies grabbed their phones to […]

Crowlas & Ludgvan WI Members Get Snap-Happy!

As well as all the fantastic workshops available through CFWI; in the far West of Cornwall, Crowlas and Ludgvan WI always have plenty of activities for members to choose from. One such activity is the camera club which meets at a different venue each month. This offers exciting opportunities to get that perfect picture in […]

Pancake Races in Mawnan

Children from Mawnan School and the village pre-school were joined by mums, dads and grannies at the Pancake Races organised by Mawnan WI this week. There were lots of races for everyone who attended, from two-year-olds to ladies and gents in their 80s. Many showed considerable skill in tossing their pancakes as they raced down […]

Fowey WI Shows the Love x 100

Members of Fowey WI recently combined the CFWI Centenary ‘100 Pledge’ with the ‘Show the Love’ campaign, with wonderful results! They made a whopping 100 green felt hearts! A fantastic atmosphere was created with all the members working together to achieve one goal. And to top it off, they combined the felt heart workshop with […]