Diary Dates and Events

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Here are some  future dates for your diary

Flicknic
Friday 6 May 1:00pm

Derbyshire House
The Father
£3 includes tea/coffee and biscuits
Arrive from 12 onwards and bring a packed lunch if you wish

eTuesday 14 June 7.00 pm - over Zoom
Hints and Tops on Saving you Money on Your Energy Bills
Free Event
Are you already becoming anxious about the rising cost of your energy bills?  Public Affairs and International have arranged a Zoom event with Peter Burgess Allen an adviser from Marches Energy Agency - Warmer Derby and Derbyshire - an organisation offering free impartial advice and support to everyone on how to make sure they are warm and well fed during these uncertain times.
We have nothing to lose and perhaps a great deal to gain from the information and advice Peter has at his fingertips so why not join us from the comfort of your own sofa to hear what he has to say?
Tuesday 14 June 7.00pm over Zoom.
Contact the office on 01332 342596 or enmail office@dfwi.co.uk to register for the link.  This is a free event

Make a Skirt in a Day
Wednesday 18 May 2022
Time: 9.30 am - 3.30 pm

Venue: Doveholes Village Hall
Cost: £28.00
Learn how to adapt apattern so that a straight skirt fits you perfectly
Apply in the usual way to the office or ring and pay by card quoting C09
Closing date:Wednesday 27 April at 12.00 noon

A Visit to Garden 34
Friday 20 May 2022

Time: 2.00 pm onwards
Venue:Garden 34 Duffield
Cost: £10 per ticket
Join Home Economics for a tour of this former NGS garden with a wide variety of plants and shrubs.  Take the opportunity of staying for tea and cake too.
Applications will only be accepted on the correct form sent out with the Link to your WI secretary or can be downloaded here. Please click here to access the form.  Closing date: Thursday 28 April at 12.00 noono

May 2022 Monthly Book Club
Wednesday 25 May 2022 10.00 am - 12.00 noon
Our Book Club meets again to discuss all things books.  Interested?  It is easy to join us.  Contact the office in the usual ways  for the link on 013320342596 or  office@dfwi.co.uk.  This information is also on our Sharepoint site, the DFWI Facebook page https:www.facebook.co./DerbyWIs and DFWI web page: https://derbyshire.thewi.org.uk/virtual-events. This is a free event for Derbyshire Federation members only

AFTERNOON TEA WITH THE HISTORY WARDROBE
WEDNESDAY 25TH MAY 2022-  2.00PM - 4.00 pm

CASTLETON VILLAGE HALL
Tickets £17 per person
Application Forms with your WI Secretary
Preference will be given to applicants for the cancelled 2020 event
Closing Date 22nd April 2022
PLEASE STATE ANY DIETARY NEEDS WHEN APPLYING
TIME FOR HISTORY, TEA AND A CHAT

A Visit to Garden 34
Wednesday 15 June 2022

Time: 2.00 pm onwards
Venue:Garden 34 Duffield
Cost: £10 per ticket
Join Home Economics for a tour of this former NGS garden with a wide variety of plants and shrubs.  Take thoe opportunity of staying for tea and cake too.
Applications will only be accepted on the correct form sent out with the Link to your WI secretary or can be down loated here
Closing date: Thursday 28 April at 12.00 noon

jJune Monthly Book Club
Wednesday 22 June 2022 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Our Book Club meets again to discuss all things books.  Interested?  It is easy to join us.  Contact the office in the usual ways  for the link on 013320342596 or  office@dfwi.co.uk.  This information is also on our Sharepoint site, the DFWI Facebook page https:www.facebook.co./DerbyWIs and DFWI web page: https://derbyshire.thewi.org.uk/virtual-events. This is a free event for Derbyshire Federation members only

Derbyshire County Show - Elveston
Sunday 26 June 2022 - Set up and judging Saturday 25 June
Theme for 2022 - All the Fun of the Fair
Schedules and details will be sent to WIs with the February mailing
Closing date for competition entries: Friday 27 May 2022 12.00 noon

Inchies Two Ways 
Thursday 30 June 2022-10.00am – 3.30pm

Tutor: Jackie Morgan
Venue: Derbyshire House, Sherwin Street
Cost: £30
Apply to the office on the general application form

Flicnic - Belfast
Friday 10June
Derbyshire House
£3 includes tea/coffee and biscuits
Arrive from 12 onwards and bring a packed lunch if you wish

Racquets Taster Day
Wednesday 6 July 2 22 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Duffield Squash and Raquet Club DE56 4EH
Cost £10 per person to include tea and coffee and all instructions
Apply to the office on the general application form
Closing date:Friday 17 June 2022

bJuly 2022  Monthly Book Club
Wednesday 20 July 2022  10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Our Book Club meets again to discuss all things books.  Interested?  It is easy to join us.  Contact the office in the usual ways  for the link on 013320342596 or  office@dfwi.co.uk.  This information is also on our Sharepoint site, the DFWI Facebook page https:www.facebook.co./DerbyWIs and DFWI web page: https://derbyshire.thewi.org.uk/virtual-events. This is a free event for Derbyshire Federation members only

fAugust 2022 Monthly Book Club
Wednesday 24 August 2022 - 10. 00am - 12.00 noon

Our Book Club meets again to discuss all things books.  Interested?  It is easy to join us.  Contact the office in the usual ways  for the link on 013320342596 or  office@dfwi.co.uk.  This information is also on our Sharepoint site, the DFWI Facebook page https:www.facebook.co./DerbyWIs and DFWI web page: https://derbyshire.thewi.org.uk/virtual-events. This is a free event for Derbyshire Federation members only

oSeptember 2022 Monthly Book Club
Wednesday 21 September 2022 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Our Book Club meets again to discuss all things books.  Interested?  It is easy to join us.  Contact the office in the usual ways  for the link on 013320342596 or  office@dfwi.co.uk.  This information is also on our Sharepoint site, the DFWI Facebook page https:www.facebook.co./DerbyWIs and DFWI web page: https://derbyshire.thewi.org.uk/virtual-events. This is a free event for Derbyshire Federation members only

Autumn Federation Meeting
Buxton Pavilion Thursday 6 Octobe
r 2022
Morning Speaker : Dr Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason
Afternoon Speaker: Tracy Daszkiewicz
More details to follow

December 2022
Trip to London to see the Christmas Lights
Staying at the Millenium Gloucester Hotel Kensington or similar on a B and B basis only 
Cost: £149 per person per night sharing a double room - single supplement available at approx £50
If you are intersted please forward your details to headquarters

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DFWI Federation Team  Events – please note that when applying for an event you will not receive any tickets or acknowledgements of your application until after the closing date, which is stated on the advert for that particular event from the sub committee running it

Kurling

Why not try and organise your own Kurling event, it's great fun and everyone can play regardless of age or physical ability. All the necessary equipment is available for hire and detailed information on how to play, these documents can be found on the Federation Downloads page.

TheSherWIn Singers meet regularly at Derbyshire House to sing together. Members of the Choir, lead by conductor Diane McHarg, come from a number of WIs across Derby and South Derbyshire. For more information join The SherWIn Singers Facebook page or you would like to join the Choir please contact the office: by phone on 01332 342596 or by email: office@dfwi.co.uk

When applying for any event please use the General Application form and carry out the following:

  • Please include the names of all participants and include a stamped addressed envelope for each event.
  • If you are sending an application for more than one event please send in separate cheques for each event and also an A5 sized stamped addressed envelope.
  • Please send all applications to DFWI, Sherwin Street, Derby DE22 1GP.