Virtual Events

Parmesan Biscuit Bake Along with Steph Clubb
Thursday 1 April 2021
Time:7.30 – 9.30 pm
Fee: £5.00 per person

Hosts: Margaret Scott and Viv Rhodes
Another cookery demonstration from Steph Clubb - this time parmesan savoury biscuits. The recipe will be sent out prior to the event to all attendees so we will have the opportunity to 'bake along with Steph' if we wish. The charge for this event is £5 per person
Please email the office: office@DFWI.co.uk or ring 01332 342596 to secure a place. We now have a card reader in the office so it is easy to pay over the phone.
The information for this event is also on  the DFWI Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/DerbyWIs, and on our SharePoint site

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The Magician and the Con Artist: Women who made Magic
Wednesday 17 March 2021
Time: 2.00 pm
Fee: £5.00 per person
Learn about the amazing ladies who helped to shape modern stage magic. Many did not get recognition they deserve so this is a celebration of their stories. From the three teenagers who started a worldwide phenomenon, the performer who created a new genre of stage magic and the 16 year old who challenged any man in the audience to a test of strength - and always won - and so much more, join us to hear Ashton Carter tell these fascinating stories.
The fee for this event is £5 per person
For joining details and to make a payment via the card reader please ring the office on 01332 342596 or email office@dfwi.co.uk
This information is also on the DFWI Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DerbyWIs, and on our SharePoint site

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Knit and Natter
Wednesday 10 March 2021 - 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Join us for a natter – bring along your knitting or whatever takes your fancy to enjoy a couple of hours together exchanging news and views.  This is a free event for DFWI members.  
Contact the office on 01332 342596 or email office@dfwi.co.uk to ensure a place.  The details are  on the DFWI Facebook events page or check on Sharepoint

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Quirky Baking with Rosie Fisher
Thursday 25 February 2021 - 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Ever made a cake in a cup or a Victoria sponge in the microwave? Our very own Rosie Fisher will give us a step by step demonstration of how to bake a cake super-fast in the microwave.  Bake along or simply watch the demo to try later. 
A free event for DFWI members.  
Contact the office on 01332 342596 or email office@dfwi.co.uk to ensure a place.  
The details are on the DFWI Facebook events page or check on Sharepoint

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DFWI Locked Down Again Quiz 2!
Friday 19 February 2021
Time: 7.30 pm
Hosts: Fay Rumley and Viv Rhodes
This is a free event for DFWI members
Are we all ready for another fun Quiz evening? We have been busy compiling questions, so all we need is you to come along and join us for a couple of hours whilst we keep the old grey matter working together.  Let’s make the most of our fellowship and friendship over zoom whilst we are advised to stay home to stay safe.
Please email the office: office@DFWI.co.uk or ring 01332 342596 to secure a place
The information for this event is also on DFWI Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/DerbyWIs,  and on our SharePoint site

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From Bean to Instant and back again!  Which is the Coffee for you?
Wednesday 17 February 2021 7.30 pm

Hi all my name is Adrian and I am looking forward to talking coffee with you and explaining how to use a simple concept for a coffee to suit your taste. It could be instant or a single estate brew from a particular place around the globe.  It doesn’t matter, coffee is life and hopefully we will uplift ourselves to a better outlook drinking a coffee perfect for us.  There are samples available for you to collect from the DFWI office – just check with the staff first.
Perhaps you’d care to check us out at www.azorieblue.co.uk to find out more
The charge for what should be an interesting and informative talk from a local coffee merchant is £5
Please contact the office quoting Event Number VE08 on 01332 342596 or email office@dfwi.co.uk to ensure a place.  We now have a card reader so you can pay over the phone or alternatively send in a cheque made payable to DFWI with the event number clearly written on the back to Derbyshire Federation of WIs Derbyshire House Sherwin Street Derby DE22 1GP if you prefer.
The details are  on the DFWI Facebook events page or check on SharePoint

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Virtual Wine and Witter - All Welcome
Thursday 4 February 2021 - 7.00 - 9.00 pm

Another date for your diary ladies!
Drop in to our Zoom meeting – bring your wine and nibbles!
Or your coffee and cake – whichever you prefer.
Have a chat with other WI members around the county
What sort of things would you like us to put on?
Have you any ideas for speakers, demonstrations, or activities?
Look out for more details nearer the time….
To apply please phone the DFWI office 01332 342596 or email: office@dfwi.co.uk
This information is also on Sharepoint and the DFWI Facebook page
This is a FREE event for DFWI members

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The Thursday Morning Wide Awake Breakfast Club
Thursday 28 January 2021
Time: 8.30 am – 9.30 am
Hosts: Fay Rumley and Diane McHarg
This is a scheduled meeting – every Thursday morning from 28 January to 11 March 2021
For those who are early risers, and enjoyed the Monday session or who are joining for the first time today come along and join Diane and Fay each Thursday morning for the next 7 weeks beginning Thursday 28 January from 8.30 am to 9.30 am. For each session you will need to bring your breakfast and one positive thing that has happened in the last 24 hours. We might explore current affairs, or invite along a guest speaker, or just put the world to rights, but whatever it is, it will be upbeat and positive.
This is a free recurring event for DFWI members only.
Please contact the office: by phone on 01332 342596 or email: office@dfwi.co.uk
This information is also on the DFWI Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/DerbyWIs,

Join a Book Club
Wednesday 27 January 2021
Time: 10.00 am
Hosts: Fay Rumley and Diane McHarg
This is a free event for DFWI membersFollowing on from the Coffee Morning, we would like to invite you to come along on Zoom and form book groups at 10.00 am on Wednesday 27 January 2021.
Don't panic if you can't make a daytime one, just register your interest with the office and we will get back to you.
Contact the office: phone 01332 342596 or email: office@dfwi.co.uk
The information is also available on  the DFWI Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/DerbyWIs, and on Sharepoin

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The Monday Morning Wide Awake Breakfast Club
Monday 25 January 2021
Time: 8.30 am – 9.30 am
Hosts: Fay Rumley and Diane Mc Harg
This is a scheduled meeting – every Monday morning from 25 January to 8 March 2021
For those who are early risers, why not join Diane and Fay each Monday morning for the next 7 weeks beginning Monday 25 January from 8.30 am to 9.30 am. For each session you will need to bring your breakfast and one positive thing that has happened in the last 24 hours. We might explore current affairs, or invite along a guest speaker, or just put the world to rights, but whatever it is, it will be upbeat and positive.
This is a free recurring event for DFWI members only.
To register and receive the recurring link:
Please contact the office: by phone on 01332 342596 or email: office@dfwi.co.uk
This information is also on the DFWI Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/DerbyWIs,

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DFWI Locked Down Again Quiz with the Virtual Events Team
Friday 22 January 2021 - 7.30 pm
Just because we are all confined to barracks for the next few weeks during Lockdown 3 there is no reason why we can't keep our brain cells working. Join us for our January Quiz and enjoy a fun couple of hours with WI friends on zoom.  This is not a competition but an opportunity to laugh together and support one another during these very strange times.
Ring or email the office for the link.
Phone: 01332 342596, email: office@dfwi.co.uk.
This information is also on the DFWI Facebook page and on Sharepoint
This is a free event for DFWI members only at this time

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The A – Z of Music with Steve Rowley
Wednesday 20 January 2021 – 2.00 pm

The horn of a chamois, a pig-nosed psalter and a sack of groans all feature in Stephen Rowley’s exploration of the music world’s more quirky corners.  He gets invited to play at festivals in far flung places, where in turn he finds further exotic items to add to his collection. Behind every instrument there is a tale to tell.
Join us on Zoom for this interesting talk.
Charge: £5.00.  Please use code VE07 when paying for this event.  You can now pay by card over the phone for events - please ring the office on the number below
Please email the office: office@DFWI.co.uk or ring 01332342596 to secure a place
This event is for DFWI members only at this time
The information for this event is also on DFWI Facebook  and on SharePoint

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