Latest 200 Club winners

Winners of the second draw of the season, which took place at the Federation Coffee Morning held at Langwathby on 16 September, were: 1st, £90, Warwick Bridge WI; 2nd, £50, Seaton Bookaneers WI; 3rd,…

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CCFWI archive exhibition

Carlisle Archive Centre invited members to view records of their WIs. Fascinating old minute books, scrapbooks, photos and newspaper cuttings were some of the items exhibited. Staff also laid on a delicious cream tea!

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Our newest Trustees

Jennifer Baker and Kris Longshaw were elected on to the Board of Trustees in April. Jennifer, of Melmerby WI, has served as a Trustee previously, holding the position of County Treasurer. She is currently Editor…

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Annual Council Meeting 2017

Members enjoyed the ACM at Morton Academy on 8 April. More photos of trophy and certificate presentations can be seen on the Gallery page, as well as photos of the current Chairman’s badge and Federation…

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Poppies for the Somme

The anniversary of the Battle of the Somme draws to an end. WI members have knitted and crocheted thousands of poppies to contribute to a living memorial at the Museum of Military Life.  Between 1st July and 18th November,…

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Stained glass window

As part of the Christine Boyce exhibition at the Archive Centre, Lady Gillford’s House, Carlisle, the stained glass panels previously installed in WI House, Lonsdale Street, will be on display for the whole of…

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Battle of Britain Rose Bowl

Trustees recently presented the Battle of Britain Rose Bowl to the Solway Aviation Museum for safekeeping, and you will be able to view it as part of their permanent RAF Kirkbride exhibition. It was…

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Federation Chairman

The Chairman of Cumbria-Cumberland Federation of WIs for 2016-2018 is Morag Parkin, Lorton WI.  Morag has been a member of the WI for 48 years, and has held the positions of Secretary, Treasurer and…

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