Our events are open to members and non-members unless they state otherwise in the description.

CANCELLED – Needle Felted Robin with Lesley Evans at WI Centre – CCC

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Make a super free-standing decoration with a seasonal touch! Needle felt with wool “tops” and add your own style to a robin with character! All materials will be supplied, but remember your glasses, so that you can spend an enjoyable day, using a unique pattern creating your own Christmas robin, with a surprise at the […]

£30

Christmas Floral Designs for the Home with Christine Pearce on Zoom – CCC

This month CCC are bringing you the very talented Christine Pearce, a NAFAS area demonstrator in flower arranging, and a tutor at Denman for 12 years. Christine loves to share her passion of flower arranging and during this event she will be demonstrating how to put together 2 – 3 different Christmas floral arrangements for […]

£5

Crazy About Quilts with Jane Cobbett

Zoom

We are delighted to welcome back Jane Cobbett. Jane is a tutor and collector of vintage patchwork, based in the West Midlands, she has a passion for old textiles and the methods used to create unusual and beautiful pieces from the smallest Victorian Love Token to full size quilts. In her second talk with FEWI, […]

£5

CANCELLED – Massage and Online Wellbeing with Lana Walker – A&L

Zoom

You can learn self-care treatments that are nearly as good as the real thing (massage in-person). It might sound strange, but it does actually work! The idea came when Lana was chatting with a friend on Zoom, who said she had a sore neck and shoulders. Lana offered to show her some techniques that she […]

£5

CANCELLED Is being a Federation Trustee for you?

Zoom

2pm - 4pm OR 7pm - 8.30pm   Ever thought about becoming a Federation Trustee? Then come along to our FREE informal drop-in session at WI Centre to find out more. Meet some of the existing Trustees and chat about the role. Tea/Coffee and cake supplied. 2pm - 4pm OR 7pm - 8.30pm

Free

Manners Please Dearest with David Allen – A&L

Zoom

Welcome to the extraordinary world of Victorian Etiquette. You are all invited to attend a Victorian Finishing School for Young Ladies where you will discover the Do’s and Don’ts of courtship, calling cards, dinner party etiquette and the mysterious language of the fan. It’s great fun!! Please note that since the talk is interactive, attendees […]

£5

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

  We are delighted to welcome members back to WI Centre with an opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.   Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed […]

£7

MCS Free Drop-In Session

Zoom

Are you a new or existing MCS (Membership Communication System) Rep? Do you need help or a refresher with MCS? We are here to help you keep your WI records up to date and answer any questions. Book a place on our FREE MCS Drop-In session at WI Centre.

Free

Free Digital Drop-In Session

Zoom

Do you want to set up social media or a website for your WI? Do you have questions about how best to promote your WI on social media? Have you got a new phone or tablet that you need help with? If the answer is yes, then book a place on our FREE Digital Drop-In […]

Free

The Must-see Street in Cambridge with Murray Jacobs

Zoom

Murray Jacobs a Cambridge Green Badge Guide running ‘Hidden Cambridge.co.uk ‘.  He will introduce you to the must see streets in Cambridge including stories of a rather eventful visit by a monarch, student antics that hit the front page and intriguing details of Kings College Chapel, to name just a few.  Whether you know Cambridge […]

£5

TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Calling All Treasurers!  At last – a chance to get together in person and meet other Treasurers.  No matter how long you have been a Treasurer it is always good to share some of your best practices and pick up some tips. You may have a concern you want to chat over or you a […]

Free

TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Calling All Treasurers! At last – a chance to get together in person and meet other Treasurers.  No matter how long you have been a Treasurer it is always good to share some of your best practices and pick up some tips. You may have a concern you want to chat over or you a […]

Free

TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Calling All Treasurers! At last – a chance to get together in person and meet other Treasurers.  No matter how long you have been a Treasurer it is always good to share some of your best practices and pick up some tips. You may have a concern you want to chat over or you a […]

Free

Vintage style Cupcake Decorating with Angela Flynn

EARLY BIRD BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - BOOK BY 31st JANUARY @ £22.50 Non member price £28pp Would you like your cupcakes to WOW? Now is your opportunity to develop the skills to do so at this cake decorating workshop. In the morning you will learn how to colour and condition fondant so that you […]

£25

Belly Dancing Workshop with Kay Beighton

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Come and enjoy a morning of fun, learning the art of Belly Dancing.  No experience necessary.  The Tutor, Kay Beighton, will provide costumes to wear during the workshop.

£15

FEWI WALK – North Fambridge – Blue House Farm Nature Reserve

Ferry Boat Inn Ferry Road, North Fambridge, Essex, United Kingdom

Dust off those walking boots for our first walk of 2022 at Blue House Farm Nature Reserve, North Fambridge. A beautiful setting next to the River Crouch. The warden, Harry, will lead us around this wonderful natural area. Lunch can be ordered at the newly renovated Ferry Boat Inn on the day. All welcome! Meet […]

£3

Resolutions Pros and Cons on Zoom

Zoom

At this interesting meeting you will have the opportunity to hear details of each of the Resolutions on this year's short-list. There will also be the chance to discuss and debate these choices and find out more about the resolution process.  Hosted by FEWI's Resolutions Co-ordinator Laura Pisaneschi. Everyone is welcome - if you are […]

Free

Beginners Dressmaking Skills with Susan Sparrow

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD MEMBERS TICKET BOOK BY 21st FEBRUARY £27 NON MEMBERS £33 Would you like to learn the skills that are tested on the BBC's Great British Sewing Bee? If yes then why not join our workshop to learn/improve your machine sewing techniques and knowledge.   The workshop will cover: pattern markings, checking a pattern […]

£30

Bowls Taster Session at South Woodham Ferrers Bowls Club

South Woodham Ferrers Bowls Club Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, United Kingdom

Why not join us to try out Bowling on an outdoor artificial Bowling Green. Find out how addictive Bowling can be, it gets you out in the fresh air and helps you exercise without you really knowing it. It is a good way of making new friends and is a lot of fun. Join us […]

£8

CRAFT DABBLE DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD RATE £20 - BOOK BY 28TH FEBRUARY 2022 NON MEMBER RATE £23 We last dabbled together in 2019 so we are delighted to announce that we will be dabbling again at WI centre. This day will consist of two crafts for you to participate in - a Dorset button and a Fabric Flower […]

£21.50

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

President & Secretary Training

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Advisers, Jan and Angie, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to be.  As with […]

£7.50

President & Secretary Training CANCELLED

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Advisers, Jan and Angie, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to be.  As with […]

£7.50

Platinum Jubilee Floral Workshop CANCELLED

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD TICKET £48 Book by 31st March 2022 NON MEMBERS £55 Just in time for those of you planning to complete flower arrangements for the Jubilee Weekend we are offering a jubilee themed floral workshop at WI Centre. Your tutor for the workshop is Susan Horne, NAFAS Qualified Area Demonstrator and Tutor, who has […]

£50

BRIAR ROSE GOLDWORK WORKSHOP WITH NIK RAVESCROFT

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD MEMBER PRICE £40 - BOOK BY 31ST MARCH 2022 NON MEMBER PRICE £49 The Cookery & Creative Crafts Committee is pleased to welcome a new Tutor, Nik Ravenscroft, to run a goldwork workshop. Goldwork embroidery dates back thousands of years with its roots in religious and royal embroidery and the English were renowned […]

£45

Climate Action Group Summer Social

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

All FEWI Climate Ambassadors are warmly welcomed to the WI Centre for a good catch up, sharing ideas and experiences over afternoon tea. All WI members who are concerned about climate change and would like to know, or do, more, or those wanting to find out about being a Climate Ambassador are very welcome to […]

Free

County Annual Meeting

Charter Hall, Colchester Charter Hall, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom

FEWI is delighted to invite members to our 105th County Annual Meeting.  Along with our usual business of the day we are pleased to confirm that our speaker will be broadcaster and journalist Jennie Bond and our entertainment will be provided by community choir The Big Sing.  We are also inviting a selection of traders to tempt you […]

£15

PAT’S SMALL TOTE BAG WITH PAT LUMSDALE – CANCELLED

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD PRICE £32 - BOOK BY 30/04/22 NON MEMBERS £38 We are delighted to welcome back to WI Centre the fabulous Pat Lumsdale who will teach you how to make a handy tote bag and quilt it too. This 12”x 12” x 5” bag is a useful size for your bits and pieces whether […]

£35

FEWI – Platinum Jubilee Walk – London

Meeting at Liverpool Street Station at 10am, we will travel by underground to Westminster and walk to Buckingham Palace where you will witness the Guard Change (if scheduled this day) and be given an explanation of the history of Buckingham Palace and its day-to-day workings. From here witness the new Cavalry Guard making its way […]

£9.50

NEW TREASURER TRAINING DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Welcoming all new Treasurers (plus any treasurers who would like a refresher). We will cover many of the areas of your role and you will have a chance to meet other new Treasurers. Some of our Independent Financial Examiners (IFEs) will be on hand with Federation Treasurer Moyra Jackson and, together, we can hopefully answer […]

£7.50

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

Saxon Hall Literary lunch with Sarah Harrison

Saxon Hall, Southemd

Come and join us for a Summer Literary Lunch, as part of our celebrations of our Queen’s Platinum Anniversary. A two course lunch will be served at this delightful venue Our after lunch speaker will be the very entertaining author, Sarah Harrison. Your choice of menu: MAINS:   Chicken Supreme with white wine & mushroom sauce, […]

£27

GET HOOKED ON CROCHET

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Ever wanted to learn to crochet or know somebody who does? You will learn basic crochet stitches and complete a “granny square”. Our crochet tutors will provide guidance and advice on developing your newfound crochet skills and future projects you may feel inspired to try.  All the materials for the morning session will be provided […]

£10

President & Secretary Training on Zoom

Zoom

Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Advisers, Jan and Angie, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to be.  As with […]

Free

President & Secretary Training on Zoom

Zoom

Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Advisers, Jan and Angie, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to be.  As with […]

Free

Patchwork Cushion making with Paulette Brabin

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Early bird ticket price £28 if booked before 31st May Non members £33 Ever wanted to learn to patchwork. Now C&CC are offering you the opportunity to try this diverse craft. This workshop is concentrating on one aspect of patchwork, American blocks, and you will also learn a basic quilting technique.   At the end […]

£30

Hunters Meet Literary Lunch with Amanda Campbell

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

    As part of our programme of Literary Lunches, come and join us for a sumptuous lunch. Our after lunch speaker will be the very entertaining author, Amanda Campbell. Bestselling author AJ Campbell is an alumna of the Faber Academy and published her debut novel Leave Well Alone in August 2020, described as ‘a gripping story […]

£27

NEW TREASURER TRAINING DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Welcoming all new Treasurers (plus any treasurers who would like a refresher). We will cover many of the areas of your role and you will have a chance to meet other new Treasurers. Some of our Independent Financial Examiners (IFEs) will be on hand with Federation Treasurer Moyra Jackson and, together, we can hopefully answer […]

£7.50

President & Secretary Training

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

POSTPONED FROM 19/7/22 Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Advisers, Jan and Angie, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to […]

£7.50

President & Secretary Training

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

POSTPONED FROM 19/7/22 Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Advisers, Jan and Angie, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to […]

£7.50

Father Christmas Doorstop with Pat Robson – 2 day workshop

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Tuesday 13th September AND Tuesday 20th September Early bird price £52 book by 31st May Non-member price £56 Join Denman Tutor Pat Robson to make her Father Christmas Doorstop. This rather special old gentleman would stand at your door to welcome you through the festive season. He measures twenty inches high on a 6inch base […]

£54

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

The Great Big Week Grand Finale CANCELLED – LOOK OUT FOR A NEW DATE IN FEBRUARY 2023

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Many WIs will be organising events to celebrate the Great Big Green Week 24th September-1st October 2022. Not to be outdone, FEWI have the wonderful Amanda Sutherland showing us how to upcycle our clothes. If you’re bored with your clothes why not bring them to our swishing event to swap them with others? Or, if […]

£4

TREASURER REFRESHER TRAINING

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

This is open to all but geared towards longer serving Treasurers. We will cover many of the areas of your role and you will have a chance to meet other Treasurers and share you good, and not so good, experiences with one another. Some of our Independent Financial Examiners (IFEs) will be on hand too, […]

£3.50

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

MACHINE EMBROIDERED POPPY BROOCH WITH KAREN IVES

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD RATE £35 book by 31/7/22 NON-MEMBER RATE £39 We are excited to welcome a new tutor to WI Centre: Karen Ives an established textile artist and tutor with a studio in Braintree.  Karen is a member of 02Textiles, an exhibiting textile group who exhibit at RHS Hyde Hall.   This is a machine […]

£37

LIVING GARDEN SCULPTURES WITH VICTORIA ROBERTSON

Zoom

Victoria Robertson is a wonderful horticulturalist and garden writer from Essex. She enjoys growing garden sculptures, is passionate about growing and planting in the famous walled garden at Copped Hall, Epping. Her Sculptures are life size, you will learn how they are made and how to look after them in your garden.

£5

BREAD MAKING DAY WITH HILARY HICKS

Chelmsford College Princes Road Campus, Essex, United Kingdom

Non members £43.50 In collaboration with Chelmsford College, CCC are pleased to offer you a bread making day. During the day you will learn to make, and take home, white and brown bread; bun dough; naan breads; pittas and flatbreads. Your tutor for the day will be Hilary Hicks, who has been teaching cookery for […]

£39.50

PRESIDENT & SECRETARIES TRAINING – HYBRID MEETING 2pm OR 7pm

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  Then come along to a training session with WI Adviser Jan, and allow us to take the uncertainties away.  The roles are important but only as onerous as you want them to be.  As with most things […]

£7.50

Treasurers Training Day for new or inexperienced treasurers

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Welcoming all new Treasurers (plus any treasurers who would like a refresher). We will cover many of the areas of your role and you will have a chance to meet other new Treasurers.  Some of our Independent Financial Examiners (IFEs) will be on hand with Federation Treasurer Moyra Jackson and, together, we can hopefully answer […]

£7.50

Lined Christmas Stockings and Bunting with Claire Salmon

Zoom

Claire Salmon is a regular tutor for Denman Online. In this session, learn how to make your own personalised lined stockings, mini stocking bunting or advent calendar using plain and patterned fabrics, and a range of decorative techniques such as printing and applique. Her classes are easy to follow, and you will receive instructions and […]

£5

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

EVERY QUILT HAS A STORY with Dr. Tony Mansi and author, Liz Trenow

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

If you are interested in social history and/or needlecraft then this is an event you cannot afford to miss. The morning will consist of two speakers:  Firstly -  Author, Liz Trenow who will be talking about her book “The forgotten Seamstress” which is based in Essex;  www.liztrenow.com Secondly - Dr. Tony Mansi on WW2 Canadian […]

£12.50

FEWI CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERTS

Saffron Walden St Mary the Virgin Church, Saffron Walden, Essex, United Kingdom

2.30pm and 7.30pm   FEWI is delighted to announce the return of our annual Carol Concerts in St Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden at 2.30 and 7.30.  Please ensure you select ​your preferred time when booking your ticket. St Mary’s is the largest non-cathedral church in Essex with an overall length of 183 feet and […]

£5

EDEN’S KEEPERS – the story of Gardens, Love and WI by acclaimed author Sarah Barclay

Online

Sarah Barclay is a journalist and author, having had a column in You Magazine and various other publications. She has been researching and writing Eden’s Keepers which is about Nancy Tennant who was born in Ugley, and, after the first World War, devoted herself to music and to the Women’s Institute, which was a new […]

£5

SHOW THE LOVE 2023

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Many WIs will be organising events to celebrate the Show the Love in February and for FEWI's celebration the wonderful Amanda Sutherland will be showing us how to upcycle our clothes. Or, if you’re bored with your clothes, why not bring them to our swishing event to swap them with others? Plus, bring your climate […]

£1

Osteoporosis Bone Density Heel Scan at WI Centre

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

The Osteoporosis Assessment Service will be visiting WI Centre with their heel ultrasound scanner (McCue CUBAClinical) which does not use X-rays but safe ultrasound signals. The bone density measured in the heel is strongly related to the hip and spine and is an excellent surrogate scanning site for osteoporosis assessments.  A small amount of ultrasound […]

£25

THREADS OF LIFE WITH JOHN SCOTT

Online

RECORDING AVAILABLE - if you are unable to attend on the day, we have a recording ticket option.  The recording link will be emailed to you on Monday 6th March and will be available for 7 days. John Scott, currently of Sewing Street TV, has lived a varied life but, whether it's behind the scenes […]

£5

STASH BUSTER DAY – free event

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Come along to WI Centre for plenty of bargains, craft supplies, books, kitchen equipment and so much more. First come first served at this bumper stash busting day. The WI Centre shop will also be open.

Free

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

Treasurers Training Day for new or inexperienced treasurers

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

POSTPONED FROM 21st JANUARY DUE TO ILLNESS Welcoming all new Treasurers (plus any treasurers who would like a refresher). We will cover many of the areas of your role including year end books and the Treasurer's Report for your Annual Meeting.  You will have a chance to meet other new Treasurers.  Some of our Independent […]

£7.50

BURGHLEY HOUSE GUIDED TOUR

Burghley House Stamford, Peterborough, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

This is an exclusive event to see the conservation work at Burghley house, to enjoy the wonderful treasures displayed in the house and explore the gardens and grounds of this Elizabethan house. The coach leaves WI centre at 8am (sorry no further pick ups) arriving at Burghley 10.30am, returning at approximately 6pm. The cost for […]

£68

Resolutions Pros and Cons HYBRID MEETING

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

At this interesting meeting you will have the opportunity to hear details of each of the Resolutions on this year's short-list. There will also be the chance to discuss and debate these choices and find out more about the resolution process.  Hosted by FEWI's Resolutions Co-ordinator Laura Pisaneschi. Everyone is welcome - if you are […]

Free

Resolutions Pros and Cons HYBRID MEETING

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

At this interesting meeting you will have the opportunity to hear details of each of the Resolutions on this year's short-list. There will also be the chance to discuss and debate these choices and find out more about the resolution process.  Hosted by FEWI's Resolutions Co-ordinator Laura Pisaneschi. Everyone is welcome - if you are […]

Free

A HELPING HAND – CANCELLED

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Sadly we have had to cancel this event but if you have a Work in Progress that you need some help with, please just give us a call and we will find someone to help you one to one.     Have you got any craft projects that you need help and or encouragement to […]

£10

DARTS TOURNAMENT FINAL – FREE EVENT

Bardswell Social Club Bardswell Close, Brentwod, Essex

Spectators welcome to watch the exciting final of our 2022/23 Darts Tournament. No ticket purchase required.

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

BLUE PLAQUE UNVEILING – NANCY TENNANT

Ugley Village Hall Cambridge Road, Ugley, Essex

Do come along to see our first sponsered blue plaque being unveiled and join us for tea and cakes afterwards. We hope to have local press in attendance for interviews and photographs.  No ticket required. Please let us know at WI Centre if you plan to come for catering purposes. 1.30 for 2pm (Please note […]

Free

NFWI AM live stream at WI Centre

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Are you thinking of observing NFWI AM virtually? Why don't you come along to WI Centre for the day and enjoy the company of other members while watching the meeting on the big screen? Enjoy free tea and coffee, bring your lunch and make it an occasion. Almost as good as going in person!

£2

BEASTS OF BAYEUX – CANCELLED

Hybrid - WI Centre or Zoom Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

C&CC are pleased to offer this Hybrid workshop with Nik Ravenscroft.   Nik will be Zooming in to WI Centre so you could join from home, or come to WI centre to join other stitchers. The focus of the workshop is Bayeux stitch which is the main stitch used to great effect in the Bayeux tapestry […]

£36

Osteoporosis Bone Density Heel Scan at WI Centre

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

The Osteoporosis Assessment Service will be visiting WI Centre with their heel ultrasound scanner (McCue CUBAClinical) which does not use X-rays but safe ultrasound signals. The bone density measured in the heel is strongly related to the hip and spine and is an excellent surrogate scanning site for osteoporosis assessments.  A small amount of ultrasound […]

£25

GREAT BIG GREEN WEEK – Clean Rivers for People and Wildlife

Hybrid - WI Centre or Zoom Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

This year we will focus on our WI resolution with a local twist, “Clean Rivers for People and Wildlife in Essex” for our Great Big Green Week event. This topic is featuring often in the news and it would be great to think it’s already been sorted out, but it still really needs more WI […]

£1

THAMES BARGE TRIP ON THE RIVER BLACKWATER

Topsail Charters Topsail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom

This event is sold out - please contact WI Centre if you would like to go on the waiting list   Join us a for a cruise on an old Thames Barge, sailing on the picturesque River Blackwater with Topsail Charters. Meet at Hythe Quay, Maldon for an 11am sailing, returning at 1pm.  Please be […]

£32

FUSED GLASS WITH MOLTEN WONKY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

EARLY BIRD £45 NON MEMBERS £50 A welcome back to Katie Lynn, www.moltenwonky.co.uk, who produces quirky, original fused glass items.  You will make two pieces - a bird and a picture, hear how Katie developed her studio and be able to see her glass art and buy from her shop.  After going for firing at her […]

£47

COUNTY ANNUAL MEETING 2023

Cliffs Pavilion Station Road, Southend on Sea, Essex

FEWI is delighted to invite members to our 106th County Annual Meeting.   Along with our usual business of the day we are pleased to confirm that our speaker will be writer, media personality and former greengrocer, Gregg Wallace MBE and our entertainment will be provided by Danny Foster and the Big Soul Corporation.  We are also inviting […]

PADEL TENNIS – CANCELLED

PDL Padel Park Drive, Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom

Join us in a taster session to try the fastest growing sport in the UK. Padel Tennis is an innovative form of tennis that is fun, and sociable. It is the perfect Cardio exercise. You can play at your own level or ability and play at your own pace. Coach, Dan Troy, will show us […]

£6

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS 7th July CANCELLED

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Calling All Treasurers! A chance to get together in person and meet other Treasurers.  No matter how long you have been a Treasurer it is always good to share some of your best practices and pick up some tips. You may have a concern you want to chat over or you a success story to […]

Free

STOW MARIES GREAT WAR AERODROME GUIDED TOUR WITH CREAM TEA

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome Hackman's Lane, Flambird's Chase, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Join us on a visit to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome to learn about life experienced a century ago at this distinctive WWI site with the largest surviving group of Royal Flying Corps buildings. The aerodrome houses a museum, reproduction WWI aircraft and a shop. Arrive at 11am for a guided tour of the exhibitions […]

£18.50

Inter WI Darts Tournament 2023-2024

Welcome to the 23/24 season of FEWI's darts tournament.  The year's tournament is being co-ordinated by The Brentwood Belles and we are very grateful for their help and expertise. Team captains should sign up their team on TicketSource and their WI will be invoiced separately.  WIs can have as many teams as they wish at […]

£16

SUMMER LUNCH – CLACTON ON SEA GOLF CLUB

Clacton on Sea Golf Club West Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex

Come and join us for a lovely lunch at the Clacton-on-Sea Golf Club. After a two course lunch we will have an interesting talk by Jane Harman who has been instrumental in setting up the female led group providing a floating bakery and workshops on one of the oldest Thames sailing barges.  The barge, May, […]

£21

LINO PRINTING WITH WEE BOTHY ART

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

The C&CC  team are very excited to offer for the first time a Lino Printing workshop with Eleanor Malinder of Wee Bothy Art www.weebothyart.com at WI Centre. You will be guided through the process of designing, carving and printing your own Lino block. On completion of the course you will have a small edition of your own […]

£35

SUMMER LUNCH AT THE ROYAL CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB, BURNHAM ON CROUCH

The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club The Quay, Burnham on Crouch, Essex

This event is sold out - please contact WI Centre if you would like to go on the waiting list Come and joing us for a lovely lunch overlooking the picturesque River Crouch in the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham on Crouch. After a two course lunch we will have an interesting talk from His […]

£26

Summer Lunch – The Victoria Wood Lunch – celebrating a National Treasure with Paulus

Hunters Meet Chelmsford Road, Hatfield Heath, Essex

Non members £45 As part of our programme of Summer Lunches, come and join us for a sumptuous lunch. Our after lunch speaker will be the very entertaining Paulus with his wonderful homage to the music and wit of the late, great Victoria Wood. The show debuted at the Edinburgh Festival 2022 where it was […]

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

Osteoporosis Bone Density Heel Scan at WI Centre

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

The Osteoporosis Assessment Service will be visiting WI Centre with their heel ultrasound scanner (McCue CUBAClinical) which does not use X-rays but safe ultrasound signals. The bone density measured in the heel is strongly related to the hip and spine and is an excellent surrogate scanning site for osteoporosis assessments.  A small amount of ultrasound […]

£25

FIRST AID AWARENESS COURSE

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Do you often wonder how you would cope in a medical emergency? This one-day course provides a comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most circumstances, giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.  At the end of day you will be given a certificate to show your […]

£25

Treasurers Training Day for new or inexperienced treasurers

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Welcoming all new Treasurers (plus any treasurers who would like a refresher). We will cover many of the areas of your role including year end accounting preparation and you will have a chance to meet other new Treasurers.  Some of our Independent Financial Examiners (IFEs) will be on hand with Federation Treasurer Verity Brome and, […]

£1

FEWI WALK – Spitalfields – Rags to Riches SOLD OUT FURTHER DATE AVAILABLE

London Liverpool Street

Non members £15 This walk in Spitalfields, led by experienced private walks tour guide, Sue Jackson, will be around Spitalfields.  The immigration of the French Hugenots into this area of London and their extraordinary weaving skills gave Spitalfields its great 18th-century reputation as a European centre of production of fine quality silks. The walk chronicles […]

£14

Punch Needle with The Modern Crafter

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Rachel Lawson describes Punch Needle as "drawing with wool".  Rachel runs The Modern Crafter with her sister at their Saffron Walden store. Their designs and patterns have featured in several magazines such as Mollie Makes, Love Embroidery and Crafts Beautiful.  At a discount for our members, Rachel will teach you techniques to enable you to […]

£38

FEWI WALK – Spitalfields – Rags to Riches ADDITIONAL DATE

London Liverpool Street

Non members £15 This walk in Spitalfields, led by experienced private walks tour guide, Sue Jackson, will be around Spitalfields.  The immigration of the French Hugenots into this area of London and their extraordinary weaving skills gave Spitalfields its great 18th-century reputation as a European centre of production of fine quality silks. The walk chronicles […]

£14

STASH BUSTER DAY – free event

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Come along to WI Centre for plenty of bargains, craft supplies, books, kitchen equipment and so much more. First come first served at this bumper stash busting day. Take a look at the video from our previous, very successful, stash day here. The WI Centre shop will also be open.

Free

PRESIDENT & SECRETARIES SESSION – HYBRID MEETING 10am

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

£1 in person at WI Centre or FREE on Zoom 10am Are you new to the roles or just thinking of taking on the role of President or Secretary?  You will hopefully find these sessions useful.  All WI Presidents, Secretaries and committee members are welcome to attend these sessions.  As well as covering roles, any […]

£1

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome members to WI Centre for the opportunity to help choose speakers for our Panel of Speakers Book.  You will experience taster presentations from up to 6 new speakers.  Teas and coffees will be available but please bring your own mug.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and stay […]

£7

RESOLUTION SHORTLIST DISCUSSION

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

2pm-4pm OR 7pm-9pm HYBRID IN PERSON OR ON ZOOM NFWI's Resolution Shortlist will be decided in October so this meeting is an opportunity for you to learn more about each Resolution on the shortlist and to discuss the pros and cons before you vote for your preferred option.  You could attend this before taking the […]

£1

Christmas Decorated Cupcakes with Angela Flynn

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Wow your guests at Christmas with beautifully decorated cupcakes.  In the morning you will learn and practise the skills needed to decorate your cupcakes.  After lunch you will be creating six unique cupcakes.  Angela Flynn is an experienced pastry chef supplying many local businessses with homemade cupcakes.  Workshop includes all ingredients and recipes.

£27

Christmas Dabble Day – CANCELLED

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Non members £22 Federation of Essex Women's Institutes (FEWI) presents a day organised and run by CCC members to give you an opportunity to learn new skills whilst going home with 3 items that are ideal for those Christmas gifts for family and friends.  Under Angela's tutorage you will be making 6 marzipan fruits, colouring […]

£20

Carol Concerts 2023

Chelmsford Cathedral New Street, Chelmsford

  NON MEMBERS WELCOME

£5

BEGINNERS ART CLASS

WI Centre Whitelands, Terling Road, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, United Kingdom

Did you enjoy Art Lessons at school? Have you picked up a brush for art since? This beginners art workshop will  be a real opportunity to relearn the how’s and why’s of drawing and water colour painting. Both colour, tone and  texture will tackled. You will be able to take away a simple landscape painting […]

£25