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Dancing and Dru Yoga
Thursday March 19 201
Baslow Village Hall
1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
£5 per person - please bring a towel, yoga mat and a bottle of water
Apply to Derbyshire House in the usual way
Closing Date 1 February 2019


The shortlist for the 2019 Resolutions is now available - click the link below to find out more

Read the shortlist and find out more about the next steps for your WI to take.

For details of the new Denman Brochure November 2018 - September 2019 click the link below 🌼 #LoveDenman #CraftSchool #CookerySchool #LifestyleCourses



The NFWI Board of Trustees has set the membership subscription fee for 2019 at:

Full Membership £42 - NFWI portion £11.70 - WI portion £20.50 - Federation portion £9.80



Derbyshire House Christmas Closure dates 2018

Derbyshire House will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and re-open on Wednesday 2 January 2019

Centenary Service at Tideswell

The winner of the Chairman's Centenary Quiz is ..........Liz Mangle from Barlborough and Clowne WI - well done Liz

Click here for a copy of both the questions and answers

Home Economics

ACWW Autumn Supporters Days 2018

Once again there are two venues for this popular event:

Monday 19 November 2018 at Glossop - 1.45 pm to 4.00 pm approx.  Click here for information and application form

Monday 26 November at Derbyshire House - 11.00 am to 3.30 pm.  Click here for information and application form.

The closing date for both venues is Friday 2 November 2018.


For the results of the competitions at the County Show click here



TICKETS £37.50

7pm Drinks Reception in the Festively Decorated Painted Hall  and self guidedtTour of the Festively Decorated
North Wing of the House followed at 8.15 pm by a 2 Course Festive Dinner in the Carriage House Restaurant (Dietary Requirements catered for) Carriages 10.30pm
CLOSING DATE 5 OCTOBER Application forms with your WI Secretary


Mental Health Matters
Mental health matters as much as physical health. The NFWI urges all WI members to recognise the importance of parity between mental health and physical health, and take action to make it as acceptable to talk about mental health issues as much as physical health issues, and to lobby government for better support for mental illness.

Resolution Results

For the motion - 5,945 ---------- Against the motion - 104


Huge congratulations to our very own Bolsover WI for coming 3rd in the Elizabeth Bell Digital Story Challenge


NEW WIs FOR 2017

Calver & District WI is a newly reformed Derbyshire WI, here are Kat and Sarah the Secretary and President at their first Committee Meeting since forming. Monthly meetings will be held in the Derwentwater Arms, Calver on 3rd Thursdays each month at 7.30pm. Best wishes to them and their members.


NEW WIs FOR 2016

The League of Ladies WI in Glossop had their inaugural meeting on Wednesday 27 July 2016.  51 new members attended.

Meet members of the newly formed Woodville Whirlwinds WI - fantastic name ladies!

Woodville Whirlwinds WI - New WI


Say hello to the members of Whaley Bridge WI Committee



Photographs of two newly formed WIs during 2015.  Please send any information of other new WIs from 2015 and, of course, those hopefully formed in 2016 to the editor.

Members of New Mills WI

Clay Cross WI Committee Members

Clay Cross WI Members
Clay Cross WI Members

Cliffe Park Dronfield WI

The President of Cliffe Park Dronfield WI with two WI Advisers

DERBYSHIRE HOUSE is our Federation Headquarters.

The Federation office is open between 10 am and 2 pm Tuesday to Thursday. During this time the office is manned by part-time staff, if you contact us outside these hours the answer phone is always on when the office is unoccupied.  We will endeavour to respond to your query as soon as possible.

The Hall is available for hire, please see DFWI Hall Lettings below.  New audio visual is available to hire at an extra cost, please contact the office on 01332 342596 for further information.

DFWI Hall Lettings

When visiting Derbyshire House for an event, etc. please note that on-street parking is very restricted. Please display a DFWI parking pass (available from DFWI HQ) on your windscreen to prevent receiving a parking fine. The traffic wardens are trying to cut down on university students parking  on the roads around Derbyshire House, so please be aware of this when visiting.