ACM Quiz Sheet winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s ACM Quiz, with the theme ‘Textiles’: 1st Mrs B Cooper-Holme, 2nd Mrs B Powe, and 3rd Mrs E Jenkinson. Well done!

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200 Club Latest Draw

Were you lucky in the first of the new season’s draws? This took place at the Federation Coffee Morning held at Alston, on 23 June. Winners were: 1st, £90, Mary Brown, Hayton WI; 2nd,…

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NFWI AGM 2018, Cardiff

This year’s resolution, ‘Mental health matters’, was passed with a resounding 98% vote in favour. The day was enjoyed immensely by delegates and Trustees, as you can see from the photo!

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New Board of Trustees

Congratulations to our new Board of Trustees, elected for the term 2018–2020 (see About Us). Our new Chairman is Ilene Forsyth, Longtown WI, a longstanding member of the Board and previously Vice Chairman. Elected…

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Annual Council Meeting

Caroline Thomson, our inspiring afternoon speaker, at our recent Annual Council Meeting. See the Gallery for more photos of the day.

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Your knitted poppies!

Some of the poppies knitted last year by WI members to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of The Somme made a reappearance on a tree outside the Museum of Military Life within…

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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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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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