North Yorkshire West
We are an exciting Federation offering many activities and events for both educational and social benefit for our members. Being a very large geographical area from Manfield in the North to Sutton Craven in the South, Burton in Lonsdale in the West and Aldborough in the East incorporating the beautiful towns of Harrogate, Richmond, Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales made famous by James Herriot.
Presently we are a small Executive committee with many other members helping to create opportunity for our members, continue to explore our website and if you would like to know more than contact our secretary and she will help you.
North Yorkshire West at the AGM
Follow this link on You Tube to see Full AGM Video
Janet Street Porter - Event moved to Tennants in Leyburn
Mary Gwynn - 23rd July event delayed November 5th this time at Alma House
North Yorkshire West Centenary Events can be previewed on this link to Centenary Events Page .
Reports of events are now being addded to the News and Reports Page
We hope there is something for everyone to attend and join in - so plan your year now.
Yorkshire Show 2015
Thanks to all who helped, came to the cafe or cart, enetered the competitions, viewed the displays, watched the demonstrators, bought from the sales table, bought raffle tickets, see gallery of pictures on News and Reports Page
2015 Events and Workshops
More events details and workshops details added see the links
Spring Council Meeting
Saturday 28th March 2015
Below is a selection of photos taken at the meeting - including all photos of award presentations which have been reduced in size for web display - note titles will added later. Any WI requiring a a photograph at full resolution please email Hazel Smyth - email@example.com
Minutes of the Spring Council meeting held last year at Grassington can be downloaded here in pdf form - these are to be approved at Leyburn.
NFWI's Centenary Baton visited our county in April
Follow the Baton on Twitter: WI Centenary Baton @theWI_baton2015 and view the current photos in the at the following link which takes you to the photos uploaded from our Federation
Denman Federation Visit – 3rd – 6th May 2016
All plans are now complete for our regular visit in 2016. The courses we have planned are:
* Gardens of Delight – Anna Stevens
* London & Royal Palaces – Peter Lawrence
* Ribbon Embroidery – Marilyn Pipe
* Jane Austin – Hazel Jones
* Fun & Fitness – Gill Avery
* Stained Glass – Tutor TBC
* Ukulele Fun – Richard Partridge
Hopefully something for everyone. Full details of the courses and costs are in the brochure.
Some courses book up very quickly so don't delay send your application form as soon as possible.
NFWI news & events
- WI members will start a nation-wide conversation about organ donation
- NFWI responds to Royal College of Midwives’ report into postnatal care, 24 hour signs & symptoms
- Annual Meeting - 7 June 2014
- Volunteers cannot continue being used as sticking plaster in the library service says WI
- Updated NFWI advice on the reuse of jam jars
Contact the NFWI
- Phone: 020 7371 9300
- Open hours: 9am–5pm Mon–Fri
- Address: 104 New Kings Road, London SW6 4LY
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