February 2024 News



Feb 24 mag cover

DELIVERY DATES 2024 (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 February

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

Federation Annual Meeting - Lunch order form (Pre-ordered lunch boxes & Prelude Restaurant menu)


Calendar Girls - the musical at Norwich Theatre Royal

Wednesday 3rd April 2024 - 7.30pm

A special WI night has been arranged for members, daughters, sister, nieces and friends too, with a fantastic 25% off ticket prices, booked by 21st March. See link for details of prices

Edible Hanging Basket Workshop - Tuesday 30th April 2024 - New Buckenham Village Hall - 12pm - 4.30pm

Lunch with Giggly Pigs - Monday 20th May 2024 at Norfolk Cricket Club 12- 4pm

Come and hear Tracy Mackness speak about her life , pig farming and becoming an author. Some of her sausages will  be available to purchase.

Back by popular demand - Gliding Days - Friday 10th May and Friday 30th August 2024 at Tibenham Airfield

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


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

Arts & Leisure:

Bridge Day - Wednesday 6th March 2024 **Sadly we have had to take the decision to cancel this event as it failed to reach minimum numbers**

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

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 - 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 April, 3rd May, 5th July, 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 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 7th March 2024  *CANCELLED*

In view of the low uptake of tickets for this event we have sadly had to take the decision to cancel it.

LATEST! PALS Newsletter February 2024

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

We are now pleased to be able to give you all the information about the competition in the link below. Well-known botanist, Richard Hobbs, is assisting us with this, and will be answering your questions and giving you tips at a Zoom Q&A on 9th April. Book your place with Helen.

Coronation Gardens for food and nature - terms and entry form

Important: Payee for ACWW cheques has changed

Membership Advisers:

Treasurers' Workshop **FREE EVENT **-  Tuesday 26th March 2024 - 10.30am - 12.30pm and  1.30pm - 3.30pm

Quiz Night - Friday 26th April 2024 7pm at Bawdeswell Village Hall

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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