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25 Apr 2018Hidden Treasure?Bring along your treasures to be professionally valued at Uplowman Village Hall in July 2018. Click here for more details.
25 Apr 2018Archery Taster DayCome along and enjoy a morning or afternoon being taught archery. Taster sessions have been arranged in September in Exmouth. Click here for more details.
25 Apr 2018Pink Book'The Pink Book' of Foods, Crafts & Skills Area programmes for 2018/2019 will be available from Mid June. Click here for a copy of the order form. You can also access the order from the Downloads page.
23 Apr 2018DFWI Holidays
The Heritage & Historic House of Shropshire
The closing date for this holiday has been extended. There are now three twin/double rooms, and a single room available. Full details of the holiday are available on the DFWI Holidays page. For more info please contact:
16 Apr 2018DFWI Holidays
Delights of Liverpool
June 2018
DUE TO CANCELLATIONS THERE ARE NOW VACANCIES ON THIS HOLIDAY.  The Delights of Liverpool & The Terracotta Warriors - June 2018.  Full details are available on the DFWI Holidays page. Please contact:
27 Mar 2018June EventsTwo events for your diary in June -- Rebirth of a Wildflower Meadow - Byway Farm, Bickleigh.  Join us for a talk by 'Farmer John' Greenslade who explains how changing farming practices led him to create a nature reserve.

A Midsummer Celebration of Trees at Stone Lane Gardens, Newton Abbot. Stone Lane Gardens was established over 40 years ago and is an enchanting 5-acre woodland garden on the edge of Dartmour National Park.  
27 Mar 2018Croquet DaysOur ever popular croquet refresher and coaching sessions will be held at Raleigh Meadows in July & September, Barnstaple and Budleigh Salterton in September. Click here for more details.
8 Mar 2018BursariesHURRY, HURRY, HURRY - there's no time to lose in applying for one of this year's bursaries. Click here for more information.
21 Feb 2018WI LogoThis document provides useful guidance on how to use the WI Logo. It can also be downloaded from the downloads page.
3 Feb 2018April eventsTwo events for your diary in April -- Springtime in your Garden, come along and enjoy a day exchanging informaton with gardening experts and each other. Stage and Display will help you not just with competitions but will also help you find the best way to display your local events, posters, foods and crafts.  
31 Jan 2018ACWWEvery year in April, ladies from all over the globe come together for a very special event -- Women Walk the World - join in on Sunday, 29 April 2018. Click here for more details.
31 Jan 2018Spring Council MeetingThe booking form and agenda for this year's Spring Council Meeting in Torquay are now available. Click here for more information about this year's speaker.
23 Jan 2018DFWI HolidaysThe Heritage & Historic Houses of Shropshire.  A five day holiday to Shropshire has been announced for October 2018.  Details will be with your WI Secretary soon.  Click here to go to the Holidays page.
The Delights of Liverpool & The Terracotta Warriors - this holiday in June 2018 has been so popular we are now pleased to offer a second one in July 2018. Full details are available on the DFWI Holidays page.
02 Dec 2017DenmanAnother Federation Denman break has been organised for September 2018. Full details are available on the Denman page.
02 Dec 20172018 EventsThree new event are announced for early 2018 - Cooking Demonstrations including lunch are being held at City College, Plymouth and South Devon College Paignton.  Our Stepping into Spring event is about having fun and learning new dance steps. Come and enjoy music, dance and fun. A lunch to celebrate International Women's Day will be held in Tavistock with two guest speakers. All the details can be found on the Diary 2018 page. You can also click on the links above for a copy of the enclosure.
02 Dec 2017Walking NetballLadies from Totnes WI have set up their own walking netball group. Have a look at their video on the Local Activities page.
02 Dec 2017ResolutionsMember's voting forms for the 2018 Resolutions are now available on the Resolutions page.
02 Dec 2017New DownloadsTwo new forms are now available for download - the 2018 Officer's reminders and the 2018 Stationery Price list.  
30 Oct 2017County QuizEnclosure now with your WI Secretary.  Closing date for applications is 19th January 2018.  Click here for more details.
30 Oct 2017Egyptian DayJoin us for an Egyptian themed 3 course lunch, with after lunch speaker, Peter Brooks. Two venues and two dates.  Click here for all the details.
30 Oct 2017Speakers Audition DayCome and hear new speakers wishing to be included in DFWI's Speakers Book. Click here for all the details.
30 Oct 2017Beaulieu & Hampton Court Flower ShowCome and join us for a visit to Beaulieu and Hampton Court Flower Show in July 2018. Click here for all the details.
30 Oct 2017CompetitionsAnnouncing the 2018 St George's Day Trophy Competition and the Radio Devon Writing Competition. Click here for all the details on the Competitions Page.
25 Oct 2017DFWI HolidaysA three day holiday to Liverpool has been announced for June 2018. Details will be with your WI Secretary soon. Click here to go to the Holidays page.
25 Oct 2017DenmanAn application form for Denman Federation Visits is now available to download. Click here, or go to the Denman or Download pages.
15 Oct 2017Totnes WITotnes WI are holding an Opportunities for All event in Totnes on Thursday, 16th November 2017. Click here for all the details on the Local Activities page.
14 Oct 2017ResolutionsThe I&PA Committee have organised special meetings to discuss the Resolution shortlist. All the details can be found on the Resolutions Page.
07 Oct 2017Subscription RatesNFWI have recently published the subscription rates for 2018. Click here for details.
02 Oct 2017County Whist DaysEnclosure now with your WI Secretary. Closing date for applications is 30th January 2018. Click here for more details.
28 Sep 2017DenmanClick on this link to read the latest update on the Saving Denman Appeal
31 Aug 2017E&RA eventSTOP PRESS. Due to events beyond our control, we have had to cancel the 18th September event "Devon's Bread, Beer, Cider & Wine". The event will be rescheduled in Spring 2018.
26 Aug 2017Carol Service 2017STOP PRESS. Due to Health & Safety restrictions, the maximum number to be allowed into the Cathedral this year will be 1,000 people. This will now be a ticketed event. Please click here for all the details. The application form is now with your WI Secretary.
26 Aug 2017Beauty DaysDates for the very popular Beauty & Pampering Days at Exeter are now available.  Click here for all the details.   Application form is with your WI Secretary.  Closing Date for booking is 30 November 2017.
23 Aug 2017Mini Promo TotemsMini Promo Totems - available to order again! Due to the success of NFWI's print run it has been decided to give federations and WIs another opportunity to order the new Mini Promo Totems to help brand and promote  meetings and events. Click here for more details. Orders with payment must reach DFWI at The FIrs by 3 OCtober 2017. Click here for a copy of the order form.
21 Aug 2017Denman BursariesNFWI has announced additional bursaries available for the 2017/2018 programme. For more details -  Click here to go to the Denman page.
04 Aug 2017Downloadable FormsForms added, click here to go to that page
02 Aug 2017Winter SkittlesFinals to be held at Longdown Village Hall, 28th April 2018
16 July 2017NFWI - Study DayNational Gallery
A Picture of Childhood : Children in art
9th November 2017

NFWI's Science & Leisure Committee has launched their next Study Day, which is to be held at the National Gallery in London later this year.  Like previous Study Days, this will be a lecture-based day and will not include a guided tour of the Gallery. Click here to view the poster.  For a group booking form click here. For an individual booking form click here.