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Here are future dates for your diary

Wednesday 22nd August 2018 - Quad Biking

Venue: Wild Park Farm, Brailsford

Time: Start - 1.30 pm

Cost: £35.00 per person

Apply in the normal way to Derbyshire House including an email address

Closing date: Friday 27th July 2018

Friday 7th September 2018 - Flicnic - Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman as Sir Winston Churchill

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Time: Film starts at 1.00 pm but bring along your picnic lunch from 12.30 pm

Cost: £3.00 to include Tea, Coffee and biscuits

No need to apply - just come along and enjoy the afternoon with us

Thursday 20th September 2018- Sashiko Embroidery

Venue: Wadshelf Village Hall, S42 7BX

Time: 10.30 am - 3.30 pm

Cost: £28

Apply using general application form to Derbyshire House

A £4 kit (fabric, thread, needle) will be available on the day

An equipment list will be sent with your confirmation.

Closing date: 23rd August 2018

Tuesday 25th September 2018 - Days for Girls Workshop

Learn how to make reusable sanitary protection for girls in the third world

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Time: 12 noon - 4.00 pm

Cost: £7.00

Apply using general application form to Derbyshire House

Please bring a packed lunch

Closing date: Monday 11th September 2018  

Saturday 29th September 2018 - For the Joy of Singing

Venue: Broadway Baptist Church, The Broadway, Derby DE22 1BP

Time: 10.30 am - 3.30pm

Cost: £15.00

Apply using general application form to Derbyshire House

Closing date: 31st August 2018

Friday 5th October 2018 - Flicnic - Hidden Figures

A triumph of black women working in America with early computers during the Second World War

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Time: Film starts at 1.00 pm but bring along your picnic lunch from 12.30 pm

Cost: £3.00 to include Tea, Coffee and biscuits

No need to apply - just come along and enjoy the afternoon with us.

Wednesday 10th October 2018 - Centenary Lunch at Hassop Hall

Venue: Hassop Hall, Hassop, near Bakewell

Guest Speaker - Charles Hanson

Time: 12.00 noon for 12.45 pm - refreshments and biscuits available from 11.00 am - 11.30 am £3

Cost: £36.00

Application forms with WI Secretaries

Closing date: 3rd August 2018  

Wednesday 17th October 2018 - Craft Dabble Day

Venue: Dove Holes Community Centre, near Buxton SK17 8DU

Time: 10.30 am - 3.00 pm

Cost: £5.00 to include raffle ticket plus a small charge for dabbles

Just turn up on the day.

Light lunches and refreshments available

Thursday 18th October 2018 - 3D Contemporary Christmas Tree

Tutor Meryl Simpson

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Cost: £30.00 plus nominal charge for fabric if not supplying own

Closing date: Wednesday 19th September 2018

Apply in the usual way on a general application form

Saturday 20th October - Autumn Council Meeting

Venue: Trent College - Long Eaton NG10 4AD

Time: 11.00 am - 4.00 pm (Doors open at 10.00 am)

Main Speaker - Janet Street-Porter

Cost: Tickets £15.00

Tuesday 30th October 2018 - Flower Arranging Demonstration with Jonathan Moseley

Venue: At Cliff College, Cliff Lane, Calver S32 3XG

Time: 10.30 am - 2.45 pm (Doors open at 10.15 am)

Cost: £25.00 - to include a two course hot lunch

Closing date: Monday 1st October 2018

Apply in the usual way on a general application form

If the event is oversubscribed there will be a ballot after the closing date.

Friday 2nd November 2018 - Flicnic - Mamma Mia - here we go again

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Time: Film starts at 1.00 pm but bring along your picnic lunch from 12.30 pm

Cost: £3.00 to include Tea, Coffee and biscuits

No need to apply - just come along and enjoy the afternoon with us

Monday 19th November 2018 - ACWW Midlands Supporters Day

Venue: Glossop Methodist Church SK13 8AT

Time: Doors open at 1.15 pm for 1.45 pm start.  Close 4 pm approx.

Cost: £5.00 including refreshments on arrival

Apply to Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Please enclose SAE and make cheque out to ACWW Derbyshire

Please advise of dietary needs

Closing date: Friday 2nd November 2018

Monday 26th November 2018 - ACWW Midlands Supporters Day

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

Time: Doors open at 10.30 am, coffee for 11 am start

Cost: £8.50 including refreshments on arrival and at end of day

Apply to Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP.

Please enclose SAE and make cheque out to ACWW Derbyshire

Please advise of dietary needs

Closing date: Friday 2nd November 2018

Saturday 1st December 2018 - A taste of Christmas and Afternoon Tea with the SherWIn Singers and the Derbyshire Community Male Voice Choir

Venue: Broadway Baptist Church (next to Derbyshire House)

Time: 2.30 pm

Cost: £8.00 per ticket

Apply to DFWI or to Choir Members

Closing date: Thursday 8th November 2018

Friday 7th - Sunday 9th December 2018 - Trip to London

Venue: Park Plaza Riverside Hotel on a B and B tariff

Time for shopping or to book a show

Cost: £240 per person sharing, £132 single supplement

Apply in the usual way on a general application form

Closing date: 10th September 2018

Wednesday 12th December - Christmas at Chatsworth

Drinks Reception in the festively decorated Painted Hall followed by a two course Festive Dinner in the Carriage House Restaurant

Time: 7.00 pm for reception followed by dinner from 8.15 pm to 10. 15 pm

Cost: £37.50

Closing date: 5th October 2018

Application details with WI Secretaries

Thursday 13th December 2018 - Christmas Wreath Making

Venue: Staveley Methodist Church Hall, Chesterfield Road, Staveley S43 3XD

Time: 7.00 pm till 9.30 pm

Cost: £17.00

Apply in the usual way with SAE to Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP

If the event is oversubscribed there will be a ballot after the closing date

Closing date: Friday 9th November 2018

Monday - Wednesday 18th - 20th March 2019 - Derbyshire visit to Denman

Various course opportunities at various prices - please see Denman representatives for more information

DFWI Federation Sub Committee Events – please note that when applying for an event you will not receive any tickets or acknowledgements of your application until after the closing date, which is stated on the advert for that particular event from the sub committee running it.

Kurling

Why not try and organise your own Kurling event, it's great fun and everyone can play regardless of age or physical ability. All the necessary equipment is available for hire and detailed information on how to play, these documents can be found on the Federation Downloads page.

TheSherWIn Singers meet regularly at Derbyshire House to sing together. Members ofthe Choir come from a number of WIs across Derby and South Derbyshire. For more information join The SherWIn Singers Facebook page or you wouldlike to join the Choir please contact Mary Denise on 01283 585884.

When applying for any event please use the General Application form and carry out the following:

  • Please include the names of all participants and include a stamped addressed envelope for each event.
  • If you are sending an application for more than one event please send in separate cheques for each event and also an A5 sized stamped addressed envelope.
  • Please send all applications to DFWI, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP.