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December 2021

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

11th December 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£5

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 around the home. As we aren’t together and can’t raffle the arrangements, Chris will donate the ones that she makes during the event to local…

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January 2022

Crazy About Quilts with Jane Cobbett

January 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Zoom
£5

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, Jane covers the fascinating history of patchwork quilts, the methods used, unusual fabrics, social history, care etc starting from the 1600s through to the 1970s…

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

January 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom
£5

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 could use on herself to reduce the tension in those muscles – it worked, and the online self-care treatments were born… You will learn self-massage…

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February 2022

CANCELLED Is being a Federation Trustee for you?

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
Free

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

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Manners Please Dearest with David Allen – A&L

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom
£5

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 are kindly requested to have to hand during the talk – a paperback book; a teaspoon; a cup and saucer; a fan (or folded piece…

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March 2022

NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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£7

  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 lunch and stay and chat after the meeting.

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MCS Free Drop-In Session

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Free

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.

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Free Digital Drop-In Session

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Free

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 session at WI Centre.

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The Must-see Street in Cambridge with Murray Jacobs

March 23 @ 8:00 pm
Zoom
£5

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 well, or have never visited, this talk will whet your appetite for a return or a first visit.

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TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

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 success story to share; you may want to talk to one of our team of Independent Financial Advisers (IFE) who will be on hand; or…

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TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

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 success story to share; you may want to talk to one of our team of Independent Financial Advisers (IFE) who will be on hand; or…

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April 2022

TREASURERS DROP IN DAY

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

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 success story to share; you may want to talk to one of our team of Independent Financial Advisers (IFE) who will be on hand; or…

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Vintage style Cupcake Decorating with Angela Flynn

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
£25

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 can make beautiful stable pastel-coloured decorations for your cupcakes. You will practice your piping skills to get perfect lines and dots to finish your cupcakes.…

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Belly Dancing Workshop with Kay Beighton

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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£15

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.

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FEWI WALK – North Fambridge – Blue House Farm Nature Reserve

April 20 @ 10:15 am - 1:00 pm
Ferry Boat Inn, Ferry Road
North Fambridge, Essex CM3 6LR United Kingdom
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£3

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 at 10.15 for a 10.30 start at the Ferry Boat Inn is located on Ferry Road, North Fambridge, CM3 6LR, 01621 738844.  There are limited…

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Resolutions Pros and Cons on Zoom

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom
Free

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 new to resolutions, or have been following them for years, come along and hear about this year's nominations. This event is for WI Members only.

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Beginners Dressmaking Skills with Susan Sparrow

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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£30

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 will fit, cutting out; putting in zips both normal and invisible; seam finishes; and buttonholes and hems. Your tutor is Susan Sparrow who has over…

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May 2022

Bowls Taster Session at South Woodham Ferrers Bowls Club

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
South Woodham Ferrers Bowls Club, Hullbridge Road
South Woodham Ferrers, Essex CM3 5LJ United Kingdom
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£8

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 at the South Woodham Ferrers Bowling Club, you will receive tuition and take part in a friendly game with other WI ladies. There are many…

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CRAFT DABBLE DAY

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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£21.50

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 Brooch, as well as a baking demonstration and a soup and cake lunch. Dot Reed will be tutor as you learn to make a Dorset…

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NEW SPEAKER AUDITIONS

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
WI Centre, Whitelands, Terling Road
Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 2AG United Kingdom
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£7

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 and chat after the meeting. This is a members only meeting.

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