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VIRTUALLY NORFOLK WI News
2022 April onwards
April 2022: Change to April speaker
In a change to our published programme, we will be entertained at our Birthday meeting in April by Saffron Summerfield who will be telling us about “Milton Keynes to Mississippi” – live music with anecdotes, stories and a brief history of the guitar.
April 2022: 2022 Subscriptions
Our 2022 Subs are due from 1st April and are £44 full member. £21.60p dual.
2022 January to March
March 2022: Garden Party in June
Details of our planned Garden Party on Thursday 16th June have been sent out to members. To assist with planning the transport and catering, members are asked to send replies and any comments via email to email@example.com by 17th April
March 2022: Hazel’s Virtually Norfolk EDP article
You can find President Hazel’s EDP WI WEEK article on the Norfolk WI Facebook page
February 2022: Proposed Garden Party
As our birthday lunch could not go ahead in April, we are planning a Garden Party in June instead. Thanks to the generosity of one of our members offering her garden. More information in due course.
February 2022: Birthday Meal
In these uncertain times, our proposed birthday lunch in April had poor take-up, so it is with regret that this has had to be cancelled.
January 2022: New email address for Virtually Norfolk WI
We have changed our email address. If you wish to contact us, please do so on firstname.lastname@example.org
2021 October to December
December 2021: Christmas posts on Facebook
See a Christmas message from our President Hazel and a picture of the Christmas Garland made by Wendy A on behalf of Virtually Norfolk WI for Evelyn Suffield House on our Facebook page
December 2021: 2022 Programme
Our 2022 Programme with dates and speakers can be found here.
Our December meeting is one week early.
November 2021: Our Committee and helpers 2021-2023
Following our Annual Meeting, the members of our new Committee are Hazel Jones (President), Sue Birrell, Pam Cooper and Ann Morgan. Our helpers are Sandra Vellam, Wendy Adams and Anne Nelson.
November 2021: Annual Meeting in November – the new Committee
This will be our last (and only!) Annual Meeting in November. Future Annual Meetings will be held in February, beginning February 2023. So our new Committee will be for a term of 15 months for one year only, reverting to 12 months after that.
Your current Committee need your help. If you are a current member and would like to put your name forward to join the new Committee, please let us know via email to email@example.com by 17th November.
November 2021: Birthday Meal in April
To celebrate our first birthday, we have organised a Birthday Lunch next April. Details have gone out to members via email.
Members are asked to respond by 21st November to firstname.lastname@example.org to say whether they would like to attend.
October 2021: Annual Meeting in November
President Hazel says:
It’s that time of year again, but our first annual meeting. Can you spare an hour or two to help your Committee? We are down to the Officers and two helpers. Please help us. If you want more information contact email@example.com
October 2021: Prize Club
Applications for the Prize Club are now closed for this year. Thank you to members who have joined in. Draws will take place every four months with the first in our December meeting. The prize money will be £30 each time.
2021 July to September
September 2021: Watercolour workshop
Members have been sent materials in the post to make a bookmark, design a postcard and design a card complete with an envelope at the Watercolour Doodle Workshop led by Margaret Collingwood (Norfolk Federation Chairman) in the September meeting.
August 2021: Launch of our new Facebook page
See a welcome post from President Hazel on our new Facebook page. Why not like and follow us at
July 2021: Hazel’s July update
President Hazel gives her first update on what's been happening with VIRTUALLY NORFOLK WI.
See Hazel’s July 2021 update here
July 2021: Launch of our new logo
The final voting for our new logo took place during our July meeting.
Members chose a design created by Michelle Cooper based on a Mocho on Pixabay image
July 2021: July Speaker
In a change to our published programme, the speaker at our July meeting will be Paul Smiddy talking about “A Passion for Speed - the daring life of Mildred the Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce"
July 2021: Prize Club
Members have been invited to join our Prize Club. Details can be found here.
£5 per entry to be in before 1st September with the first draw taking place in December
2021 April to June
June 2021: 2021 Programme
Our 2021 Programme with dates and speakers can be found here.
Our December meeting is one week early
May 2021: A Virtually Norfolk WI Logo
Members have been asked to design a Logo for VIRTUALLY NORFOLK WI.
Entries to be in by 5th July with members’ voting to take place by 20th July
For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org