May 2024 News



May 2024 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 2024/2025

Board of Trustees 2024-5

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 May

Federation Events:

National Annual Meeting 2024

Letter from the Chairman

1st information to WIs

Linking List

Norfolk Federation Annual Meeting 2024

Photos coming soon......


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

Murder Mystery Evening - Wednesday 15th May 2024 -  South Wootton Village Hall  £18

Auditions Day - Monday 17th June 2024 - 10am - 4pm Norfolk Cricket Club £20

Hampton Court Palace Visit - Friday 21st June OR Friday 28th June 2024 - to include a 2hr private tour of the Palace £65

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

Sales & Marketing:

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

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen guided walk - Friday 14th June 2024 - 9.45am-1pm  Free for RSPB members £4.50 for non members

Whist, Tea and Cake - Thursday 18th July 2024 - ESH 10.30am-1.30pm £7.50

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

Digital Activities:

**Please note** The WI Web Editor Training has been rescheduled due to the unavailability of our volunteer trainers. New date Thursday 9th May 2024 at ESH  Basic training 10.30am-12.30pm Intermediate/Advanced training 1.30pm-3.30pm

Get Comfortable Online - Thursday 20th June 2024 10.30am - 12.30pm ESH Bring your phone/tablet and your questions £7.50

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

Watercolour Workshop - Friday 19th July 2024 - ESH £30

Ladies that Lunch:

A delicious 2 course lunch for £12 at Evelyn Suffield House, Norwich - 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 results from Norfolk Federation

LATEST! PALS Newsletter February 2024

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

Important: Payee for ACWW cheques has changed

Membership Advisers:

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

Box of Delights Question Time - Tuesday 14th May 2024 10.30am-12.30pm or 2pm-4pm FREE EVENT - an informal meeting with your WI Advisers

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

New Members Booklet (2024) - 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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