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Activities within the Federation

There are plenty of events going on every month  across the West Suffolk Federation, so whatever your interests are, there is bound to be something to suit you. 

More information is found in the monthly mailings, which you should receive by email from our secretary, and which are also available at the monthly meetings, and on the monthly mailings page

If you want to attend any of the events, sign up at the meeting or let the secretary know, and we will add you the list which we send in to the Federation every month.  Payment is due from members once we receive the invoice from the Federation, non members must pay when they sign up.



    April 2017
  • Friday 7th April, 1-2pm                 Soup and a Natter
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve             £6.75 per member, £7.25 per non member
  • Tuesday 19th April, 1.30-3.30pm                        Chickenfoot
    • WI Hall, Wickhambrook              £8 including tea and cake, members only
  • Friday 21st April, 2.30-4.30                         Techie Session
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve                  £5 per member
  • Wednesday 26th April, 7-9pm                   Resolution conference
    • Moreton Hall Community Centre                           £7 per WI

May 2017

  • Friday 5th May, 1-2pm             Soup and Natter
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve                                     £6.75 per member, £7.25 per non member
  • Monday 8th May, 11am-1pm                   Recipe Swap and Coffee Morning
    • Sturmer Village Hall                    £5 per member including taster and coffee
  • Wednesday 10th May, 9.45 for 10am              Spring Walk, 5.5miles
    • Gazeley Church                               £2 members, £3 non members
  • Thursday 11th My, 6.30pm                      Table Tennis fun doubles evening
    • Cockfield Village Hall             £5 per person
  • Friday 12th May, 2.30-4.30pm                  Techie Session
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve £5 per member
  • Friday 19th May, 11am-1pm                   Recipe Swap and Coffee Morning
    • Sturmer Village Hall                    £5 per member including taster and coffee
  • Tuesday 23rd May, 1.30-3.30pm                 Whist for Beginners
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve        £6 to include tea and cake
  • Wednesday 31st May, 7.30pm start          Spring Concert
    • All Saints Church, Bury St Edmunds           £8 members, £10 non members

June 2017

  • Thursday 15th June            BBC Gardners World and Good Food Shows
    • NEC Birmingham, via Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds            £40 member, £42 non member
  • Friday 16th June, 2.30-4.30pm                  Techie Session
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve £5 per member
  • Tuesday 20th June, 10am-3.30pm                Inter-federation Sports Day
    • BSE Cathedral Refectory                 £18.50 per member inc lunch
  • Tuesday 27th June, 7pm             New Officers Evening
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve        FOC, must be booked
  • Wednesday 28th June, 2-4.30pm                       Buddhist Retreat centre
    • Walsham le Willows                    £5 members, £8 non members
  • Friday 30th June, 9.30 for 10am                             Bowls triples
    • Risbygate Sports Centre                     £12 members, £13 non members inc lunch and coffee

July 2017
  • Friday 14th July, 2-3.30 or 4-5pm                     Walk Around Woolpit
    • Woolpit to include museum and church         Price TBC
  • Friday 14th July, 7.30pm                     Flower Arranging Demonstration
    • Woolpit village hall                  £10 members, £13 non members
August 2017
  • Wednesday 30th August, 7.30pm                      Singing Workshop
    • Lavenham Village Hall                       £8 inc refreshments
September 2017
  • Monday 25th September, 10am-12noon         Play Reading
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve           £6, members only
  • Tuesday 26th September, 8am/8.30am            Royal Chelsea Hospital
    • Bury Bus Station/Newmarket                      £40 members, £42 non members

October 2017
  • Monday 9th October, 10am-3pm                      Calligraphy Workshop
    • Park Farm, Fornham St Genevieve                  £35 members, £40 non members
  • Tuesday 10th October, 10am                                 Polar Institute & Kings College
    • Cambridge                              £22 members, £25 non members


December 2017
  • Friday 8th December                 Thursford Spectacular
    • Thursford Norfolk, via  Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds    further details to follow