Federation Events

For the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic this new Committee will organise all events, mostly by Zoom, and the individual sub-committees, except Membership Support, will be suspended.


"A Study in Sherlock" - Stephen Wells

Friday 30th April  -  5.00 - 6.00 pm

Are you a Sherlock Holmes fan, how much do you know about this enigmatic character? Hear how Sherlock Holmes was created,and why he continues to thrill each and every generation. This illustrated talk contains rare video archive material and gives a fascinating insight into the world's most famous detective in books, film and television.

£5.00 WI Members    £7.00 Non-members

Eventbrite: https://wsfwi-sherlock2021.eventbrite.co.uk

“My Life as an illustrator & designer” -  Alison Gardner

Tuesday 4th May 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Alison will talk about her life in design, including telling us about her iconic designs used for WI merchandise – you may even have one of our lovely Centenary mugs.

£5.00 WI Members             £7.00 Non members


“Speakers Interviewing by Zoom”

Wednesday 5th May 7pm – 9.30pm

Join us for our first Zoom Speakers event. We have a selection of interesting new speakers for you and you will have the chance to vote for your favourites as part of the session.
Come and support us.

FREE to WI members

Booking via Eventbrite: https://wsfwi-speakerint-may21.eventbrite.co.uk

“The New Forest - A landscape shaped by grazing and its ancient tradition of Commoning”

Thursday 20th 4pm – 5.30pm

Suzanne Kempe, a New Forest Commoner, a New Forest pony judge, will show us this beautiful National Park through the year, following some commoning activities and looking at how the grazing animals shape the landscape.

£5.00 WI members        £7.00  Non-members

Booking via Eventbrite:  https://wsfwi-newforest-2021.eventbrite.co.uk

"Field to Fork"  -  Stephanie Jones, Head of Communications, Nature Way Foods, West Sussex

Friday 28th May 2.30pm – 4pm

Fresh thinking has been at the heart of Natures Way Foods from the beginning. It all started in 1994 when they started producing salad with just one wash line packing the leaves into bags. They now supply prepared salads, coleslaw and potato salad, and fresh food to go products to some of the UK’s largest supermarket and foodservice companies.

£5.00 WI Members         £7.00 Non members

Booking via Eventbrite:  https://wsfwi-fieldfork-2021.eventbrite.co.uk