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Here are some  future dates for your diary

Tuesday 16 July 2019 - Crown Green Bowling Taster session

Venue: Littleover Bowling Club, Carlisle Avenue, DE23 3ET

Time: 1.15 pm for 1.30 pm start

Cost: £5

Please wear flat soled shoes

Friday 19th July 2019 - Beeswax Wrap Making Workshop

with Jess from Oh Beehive

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

Time:  7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Cost: £5 per person plus £3 payable on the night to Jess for materials

Refreshments will be available

Apply in the usual way - cheques for £5 to be made payable to DFWI and sent to Derbyshire House.

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd July, 12 noon

Please note this event will also be held in the north of the county in September 2019

Friday 2 August 2019 - Flicknic - Mary Poppins Returns


Venue: Derbyshire House


Time: 1.00 pm - 3.30 pm


Cost: £3.00 - pay on the door


Please bring your own packed lunch to eat before the performance starts

Friday 6 September 2019 - Flicnic - Fisherman's Friends

Venue:Derbyshire House


Time: 1.00 pm - 3.30 pm


Cost: £3.00 - pay on the door


Please bring your own packed lunch to eat before the performance starts

Friday 20 September 2019- Cathedral Windows Patchwork

Tutor: Josefina Snawden

Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street, DE22 1GP

Time:  10.30am – 3.30pm


Cost: £30


Please bring your sewing machine, rotary cutter, cutting mat, fabric and usual sewing kit.
Tea and coffee will be provided during the day but please bring a packed lunch with you.


Closing Date:  Midday Thursday 23 August 2019

Thursday 26th September 2019 - Nordic Walking with Phill Alcock

Venue: Pavilion Gardens, St John's Road, Buxton SK17 6BE

Time: 11.00 am - 12 noon

Cost: £10

All equipment provided

Applications on General Application forms with cheques made payable to DFWI and send to Derbyshire House.  Please include an email address.

Closing date: 6th September 2019

Tuesday 1st October 2019 - Autumn Federation Meeting

Venue: Riverside Centre, Derby

Main speaker: Janet Street Porter

Wednesday 9 October 2019 - Shibori Ribbons Workshop
Tutor: Heather Vickers
Venue: Doveholes Community Centre,  SK17 8DU
Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm
Cost: £30 – plus approximately £5 for materials to be paid on the day
Silk Shibori Ribbon is a versatile base for beadwork.  You will use bead embroidery techniques to turn the ribbon into a pendant or brooch using beads, pearls or crystals.
Tea and coffee will be provided during the day but please bring a packed lunch with you.
Closing Date:  Midday Wednesday 11September 2019 .

Thursday 10th October 2019 - Lunch at Morley Hayes

Guest Speaker Sir Richard Fitzherbert BT, Tissington Hall

Further details to be confirmed.

Apply via your Secretary.

Closing date: 26th July 2019

Thursday 17 October 2019 - Computer Cafe

Venue: Derbyshire House

Time: Drop in from 10 am - 3 pm

Call in for a coffee and have a one-to-one session with one of our members with your lap tops and tablets.

No need to book

Saturday 19 October 2019 - DFWI Sewing Bee

Closing date: 28th September

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.