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Board of Trustees 2024/2025

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Back row left to right: Jane France,  Liz Barker, Heather Duffield, Sandra Barker

Front row left to right: Kim Reynolds, Heather Jeary (Chairman), Sue Sursham, Gill Banks

For more information about your trustees, click here to read about their Federation roles and interests

Being a Trustee

Subscriptions 2024/25

Click the link above to see how your subscription fee of £48 is split and what does this pay for?


Save the Dates for 2024!


Events Update July

Federation Events:

Norfolk Federation Annual Meeting 2024

Photos coming soon......


Back by popular demand - Gliding Days - Friday 30th August 2024 at Tibenham Airfield

Auditions Day - Thursday 24th October 2024 - 10am - 4pm Norfolk Cricket Club £20

Puddings, Plonk & Pop, with The Squeegees - Wednesday 31st July 2024, Mundesley - 7pm - 10pm £20

Coming soon.........  A series of masterclasses in collaboration with Norwich Theatre

Norfolk Federation WI's Western Area invite you to an evening event to hear 'The History of our Local Churches' with Mr John Vigar. Monday 21st October 2024 6.30pm for 7pm at Downham Market Hall £5

Sales & Marketing:

Card Competition - Design a card suitable for any occasion - closing date 31st July 2024

2025 Diary - Order your 2025 Special Edition Diary celebrating 110 years soon as only limited numbers are being ordered.£7.00 each


Be a winner with the 2024/2025 '500' club - annual subscription £5 per share (closing date 31st October 2024)


Creative Writing Competition 2024

"Behind the Curtain(s)"

Using this theme as your starting point, create a piece of writing in a style of your choice. Closing date Monday 30th December 2024

Arts & Leisure:

Darts Tournament 2024 - March to September 2024

Whist, Tea and Cake - Thursday 18th July 2024 **This has been CANCELLED due to lack of support for this event and the minimum numbers not being reached**

Poetry Competition - I have a dream - Entry fee £2  closing date Monday 2nd September 2024

Fitness, Food and Fun - Thursday 12th September 2024 - Poppy Hall, Stalham - 10.30am-3.30pm £30

A morning fitness session and an afternoon singing workshop, with a break in the middle for lunch (included)

Poems, Prosecco & Afternoon Tea - Thursday 3rd October 2024 - ESH - 1pm-4pm £18

Come and celebrate National Poetry Day with us!

Tubing, Coffee and Cake - Thursday 10th October 2024 - 10am-12pm - Norfolk Snowsports Club - £25

Canasta Day - Thursday 31st October 2024 - ESH 10am-3.30pm £15 (bring a packed lunch)

Come and learn how to play, or refresh your skills.

Digital Activities:

Web Editor Training - Thursday 19th September 2024 at ESH  Basic training 10.30am-12.30pm Intermediate/Advanced training 1.30pm-3.30pm

Staying Safe Online

Dealing with Phishing messages on Facebook

Volunteers are always welcome to join the Digital Training Team - if you think you might be able to help, please contact us using the details on the attached flyer

Creative Activities:

Centenary Salver 2024  - pictures coming soon ...

Relief Printing Workshop -  Tuesday 9th and Saturday 20th July 2024 - ESH £15

Craft Day -  Friday 13th September 2024 - 10am-3.30pm - Norfolk C.C.C. £25

NEC Birmingham Craft Shows

Thursday 31st October 2024 - North Coach - The Creative Craft & Stitch Show and Simply Christmas

Friday 1st November 2024 - South Coach - The Creative Craft & Stitch Show and Simply Christmas AND Cake and Bake International Show

Ladies that Lunch:

A delicious 2 course lunch for £12 at Evelyn Suffield House, Norwich - 6th September, 4th October, 1st November, 6th December (not the 1st as showing on booking form)

Public Affairs:

Please take a look at our Environment section in Public Affairs, to read articles highlighting our concerns about environmental issues, written by our Climate Ambassador

Resolutions - Timetable and Casting your Vote

Resolutions results from Norfolk Federation

LATEST! PALS Newsletter June 2024

Please visit the PA WI's climate change campaign pop up stall at Norwich railway station on 13th June

Coronation Gardens for food and nature - a new campaign cup for 2025 - more info in link *EXTENDED ENTRY DEADLINE - 15th September 2024**

Click here for a report of the Zoom launch meeting of the Coronation Gardens competition held on 9th April 2024

Coronation Gardens for food and nature - terms and entry form

Coronation Gardens Extended Deadline 15th September 2024

Don’t delay !!!! Book your tickets, using the form in the link below, for the Botanical Gardens including a 90 minute garden tour. Tickets still available on both coaches with allocation from 7th August

Cambridge Botanical Gardens tour and talk - Wednesday 25th September 2024 - £35

Important: Payee for ACWW cheques has changed

Membership Advisers:

Treasurers End of Year Workshop - Monday 23rd September 2024 - ESH - 10.30am-12.30pm or 2.00pm-4.00pm FREE EVENT

Rose Bowl Competition 2024 - "Have you got the Midas touch?" - closing date 30th November 2024 £2

Membership Advisers Recruitment - Would You Like to Help the WI Grow?

New Members Booklet (2024) - handy for everyone!


Walsham le Willows Open Gardens Weekend - Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday 25th and 26th August 2024.  11am-6pm £8 per head for the 2 days, children under 16 free

Norfolk and Norwich Operatic Society

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN at the Theatre Royal, Norwich -Tuesday 28th January - Saturday 1st February 2025 - Click link for ticket information

Moving Parts Theatre Company

Outdoor production of Much Ado About Nothing - touring open air venues in Norfolk - June/July 2024 - Click link for ticket information

Barking Mad - Dog Holiday care

Courier Fraud Awareness Campaign

NEW! Doorstep Crime Campaign

Criminals are adapting: Beware!

Hiring a Tradesperson? Do your research!

Are you a target? Deter cold callers!

Trading Standards information

Keep Safe from Scams

Norfolk Trusted Traders


Carers Voice  Norfolk and Waveney

If you are a carer for someone, or know someone who is, then this site offers lots of useful information and leaflets available for display and distribution.  They are promoting a free 'passport' which identifies you as a carer, helping you access places with the person you care for

Carers Identity passport leaflet

Carers Identity passport poster

Carers Identity passport social media post

Easy print carers identity passport leaflet

Large print carers identity passport leaflet

Target Ovarian Cancer: Symptom Card


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