December 2023 News



December 2023 magazine cover

Office Christmas Closure

The Office and House will be closed from 3.30pm on Thursday, 21st December.   We re-open Tuesday, 2nd January 2024, at 10.30am.

DELIVERY DATES 2023 (and order form)

WI News User Guide

How to Enlarge WI News

Your Federation needs Volunteers

Norfolk Federation Structure

Board of Trustees 2023/2024

Click on the above to see who are your current trustees for Norfolk Federation

Being a Trustee


Save the Dates for 2024!

Events Update December

Federation Events:

National Annual Meeting 2024

Letter from the Chairman

1st information to WIs

Linking List

Norfolk Federation Annual Meeting 2024

Norfolk Federation Annual Meeting - Monday 18th March 2024 at the Theatre Royal, Norwich - Headline speaker - Janet Street-Porter

Sales & Marketing:

500 Club 2023/2024  Subscribe for your £5 share and 'Be a winner with the 2023/2024 '500' Club!'

2024 Norfolk WI Diary and Calendar Order Form (Flowers and Fungi in Norfolk) Diaries £7 Calendars £5.50


Creative Writing Competition 2023 "The Perfect Ingredient(s)" - **NEWLY EXTENDED** Closing Date 31st December 2023

Pre-loved Handbag Sale - Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2024  ESH 10.30am-3.30pm

Norfolk WI News - 2023 Order Form

Arts & Leisure:

Sadly the 2nd Zoom panto! 'Happily Ever After' planned for Thursday 14th December 7.30pm has been postponed, due to unforeseen technical issues. It is now planned to hold it on Thursday 11th January 2024 at 7.30pm, and the link will be sent in the New Year.

Jigsaw Race - Supper followed by a jigsaw race - ESH - Thursday 18th January 2024 5.30pm-9.00pm

A trip to the V&A to include the Re:Imagining Musicals Exhibition - Thursday 1st February 2024

Bridge Day - Wednesday 6th March 2024 at ESH - 10.00am - 3.30pm

Darts Tournament 2024 - March to September 2024

Digital Activities:

Get Comfortable Online 'Any Questions'- Thursday 15th February 2024 - 10.30-12.30 Evelyn Suffield House

WI Web Editor Training - Thursday 18th April 2024 at ESH  Basic training 10.30am-12.30pm Intermediate/Advanced training 1.30pm-3.30pm

Staying Safe Online

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 - Saturday 13th-Sunday 14th April 2024 - 'A Day to Remember'

Centenary Salver  - A Competition for Individuals - Saturday 13th- Sunday 14th April 2024 - 'A Cushion'

Ladies that Lunch:

A delicious 2 course lunch for £12 at Evelyn Suffield House, Norwich -  5th January 2024, 2nd February 2024, 5th April 2024, 3rd May 2024

Public Affairs:

Resolutions - Timetable and Casting your Vote

Resolutions Information Meeting - Monday 15th April 2024 ESH 10.30am-12.30pm

Green Hearts and Green Bags - Green Hearts Day - Wednesday 14th February 2024 - 10.00am-12.30pm

Women's Matters: Home and Abroad

To be held at Mattishall Community Hall - Thursday 7th March 2024 - 10.30am-3.30pm. An event to mark International Women's Day

LATEST! PALS Newsletter October 2023

Coronation Gardens for food and nature - a new campaign cup for 2025 - more info in link and to follow

Important: Payee for ACWW cheques has changed

Membership Advisers:

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

New Members Booklet (2023) - handy for everyone!

Baking & Sharing:


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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