Category Archives: Federation

Swinton Park

On Tuesday more than a dozen of us took the scenic route over to Swinton Park for lunch. The weather was pretty miserable but it was still a lovely drive through Pateley Bridge, Summerbridge and Grewelthorpe. Swinton Park was built … Continue reading

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Christmas Flowers Workshop

Last Friday I had a great day at Alma House in Ripon on a workshop for festive flower arrangements. There were three different arrangements being demonstrated and we could choose to make two of them. We had a list of things to take … Continue reading

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Christmas Dabble Day

A couple of weeks ago I went on a WI ‘Christmas Dabble Day’, they’re like a craft taster day, there’s usually a choice of three or four crafts and you choose two to do in the morning and one in … Continue reading

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Festive Food and Flowers

Festive Food and Flowers always feels like the start of Christmas to me, it’s usually at the end of November, just in time to give you lots of ideas for Christmas. It’s always a great day out and this year … Continue reading

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Tea Dresses & Tea Dances

Last month several of us went to Kettlesing Village Hall for a delightful afternoon with Lucy Adlington of History Wardrobe. The talk was all about the 1930’s and Lucy strolled in with an elegant, slim coat with a fur collar. … Continue reading

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Resolutions: Make your voice count

  Every resolution passed throughout the WI’s 101-year history has stemmed from a concern put forward by members. This uniquely democratic model offers the opportunity for you to combine your voice with 220,000 others to make a real difference on … Continue reading

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Federation News

DABBLE FOR DENMAN :Saturday 21st January :Alma House. Dabble days are usually very good, you can try out two new crafts, one in the morning and another in the afternoon, this time the choices include knitting, crochet, felt embroidery and … Continue reading

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