Diary Dates and Events

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Here are some  future dates for your diary

Fixing Fast Fashion - A Zoom talk with Jean Tallis from West Yorkshire Federation
Tuesday 10 November at 7.30 pm
A powerpoint presentation and question and answer session by Climate Ambassador Jean Tallis on the effects of the fashion industry on the planet's resources. An opportunity to join the discussion from the comfort of your own home
Contat the office by phone or email office@dfwi.com to secure a place

Derbyshire Federation Annual Meeting
Tuesday 8th September at 11.00am. -via Zoom 
from your own sitting room
One delegate is invited from each WI
The Zoom link, with the agenda, will be sent on Monday 7th September.
The meeting should last about 11/2 hours.

Cruise & Maritime – British Isles Discovery Cruise
Departs from Liverpool on POSTPONED - MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW
(This cruise will be open to members, friends and family)
It is over 2 years since we organised a holiday but we could not resist this one for our members, friends and family.
13 nights cruise aboard Megallan calling at ports in England, France, Scottish Isles and Ireland.
Coach transfers commencing and ending in Derbyshire.
All inclusive costs including gratuities and porterage.
Full board plus afternoon tea and late night snacks.
Entertainment on board.
Prices per person vary from a twin inside cabin - £1279 up to a Twin Outside Superior plus - £2059. Single accommodation also available.
A refundable deposit of £150 made payable to DFWI is required to secure your cabin. (Please use the usual DFWI application form) This is a special price that cannot be held indefinitely.
For further information contact
Sue Murgatroyd tel. 01773 860110 or
Joan Rowland tel. 01246 203476.

DFWI Federation Sub Committee 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


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 ofthe Choir come from a number of WIs across Derby and South Derbyshire. For more information join The SherWIn Singers Facebook page or you wouldlike to join the Choir please contact Mary Denise on 01283 585884.

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.