New events are added to this page as they are announced. Please look at the Resources page if you need help to access and use Zoom.

For more information, to book your place and receive zoom meeting details please email events@wfedwi.org.uk.


Denman at Home is providing a series of informative and entertaining shared virtual experiences to WI members and non-members. They have cookery courses, craft demonstrations, history and cultural talks and activities for all the family.

If you are a Facebook user then search for WI Wanderers. This group is open to any WI member who is looking for something different to do or would like to get to know people outside their area. The group posts a daily list of events, meetings and activities.


WIgglers walking netballers

Walking netball is a great way to improve your general health and fitness while having fun. The WIgglers meet every Thursday morning, currently outside at Peopleton Village Hall, and from 20 May at Droitwich Leisure Centre.

  • Thursdays, 10.00am
  • Peopleton Village Hall, then from 20 May 2021 at Droitwich Leisure Centre
  • Costs: £5 per month, this may change as circumstances alter
  • Email: kworboys@wfedwi.org.uk for more information

 


Facebook training

This session is designed for those WIs who do not have a public page on Facebook. Having a public Facebook page is a great way to attract new members, as many people new to an area will search Facebook for local groups.

  • Saturday 15 May 2021, 2.00 – 3.30pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: to be confirmed
  • Members: free
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Gardens for us and them – the future generations

Listen to Dr Ian Bedford, Research Entomologist and Speaker who is fascinated by the bug world and has had a career in Research Entomology. Dr Bedford ran the Entomology Department at the John Innes Centre, Norwich and now works independently offering advice to companies that are developing environmentally safer plant protection products. Dr Bedford promotes and encourages wildlife friendly home gardening. You would have heard him on various TV and Radio programmes.

  • Tuesday 18 May 2021, 7.30pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: 13 May 2021
  • Members and non-members: £5
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Practical photography course

It’s the photographer that makes a great image – not the camera! Learn the important practical aspects of what makes a good photo, then take your pictures and share your photos, get hints, tips and suggestions for improvement.

  • Saturday 22 May 2021, 2.00 – 4.00pm AND Saturday 12 June, 2.00 – 4.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: 13 May 2021
  • Members: £5
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


WFWI Quiz – May

Will your name be on our winner’s board this time? Have a go at our Federation quiz and test your knowledge.

  • Thursday 27 May 2021, 2.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Watercolour workshop – water and the landscape

Is the warmer weather enticing you and your paints outside, into nature? Look at water in the landscape with ‘new eyes’, learn and practise the techniques to paint it in watercolours in this interactive workshop with local artist and tutor Andrew Clacher

  • Monday 7 June 2021, 1.30 – 3.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: 31 May 2021
  • Members £20.00; non-members £22.00
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Macrame covered jars workshop

Jo Lovell will show us how to make ornamental lights for your home and garden from macrame covered jars and a battery operated light.

  • Wednesday 16 June 2021, 10.30 – 12.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: 31 May 2021
  • Members £5.00
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Microsoft Teams – an introduction

Teams is part of your WFWI Office 365 account and is a way to share documents and hold meetings online. It is totally free to use, as opposed to the paid pro zoom account. Our workshop will show you the basic of how to set up and use teams within your WI and beyond.

  • Thursday 17 June 2021, 7.30 – 9.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: to be confirmed
  • Members: free
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Creating posters for your WI

The WI have produced editable and downloadable templates of publicity posters that can be customized for your WI. We will show you how to find and customize the templates ready for you to publish online or print to display on noticeboards. The workshop is restricted to 2 members per WI; fees can be paid from WI funds.

Flyer for new claines WI
  • Tuesday 22 June 2021, 7.30 – 9.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Closing date: to be confirmed
  • Members £5.00
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


WFWI Quiz – June

Will your name be on our winner’s board this time? Have a go at our Federation quiz and test your knowledge.

  • Wednesday 23 June 2021, 7.00pm
  • Zoom
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Lavender wreath workshop

Bonterre is a 15-acre specialist education farm just outside Worcester. Beside lavender they grow fruit and vegetables. At the workshop you will make a lavender wreath, have a tour of the farm and be provided with refreshments and a cream tea. All materials provided

  • Saturday 3 July 2021, 2.00 – 4.00pm
  • At Bonterre (or zoom – ticket price will be adjusted)
  • Closing date: 17 June 2021
  • Members £27.50; non-members £29.50
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Slimbridge Wetlands Centre

Coach trip to Slimbridge Wetlands Centre. Spend the day exploring the wildlife reserve. Coach pickups from Worcester (approx 9.00am) and Bromsgrove (approx 9.30am).

  • Wednesday 14 July 2021
  • Coach trip
  • Closing date: 21 June 2021
  • Members >65 £29.00; members <65 £31.00; non-members >65 £32.00; non-members <65 £34.00
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Summer musical soiree

The all-girl string trio Fordante, will be bringing us some lovely music in the very appropriate surroundings of the Elgar Birthplace, The Firs in Lower Broadheath. Tickets include canapes and a soft drink or glass of wine and access to the Elgar Birthplace Museum.

  • Friday 23 July 2021, 7.30pm
  • Elgar Birthplace, Lower Broadheath
  • Closing date: to be confirmed
  • Ticket price: to be confirmed
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register

 


Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

Coach trip to Waterperry gardens with 8 acres of historic and inspirational gardens nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside.

  • Wednesday 15 September
  • Closing date: to be confirmed
  • Members £25.00; non-members £29.00
  • Email: events@wfedwi.org.uk to register