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2022

June
30 June
Thursday 30 June

The City of London’s Secret Gardens – 30 June

Dr Helen Naylor, Historian and Westminster tour guide, leads a bespoke walking tour of the City of London’s Secret Gardens.

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28 June
28 June
Tuesday 28 June

Office 365 Training – June – FULLY BOOKED

We are now running workshops every month to help WI committee members get to grips with Office 365.

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27 June
Monday 27 June

The Royal Pavilion Brighton Coach Trip followed by Afternoon Tea – CANCELLED

Come and join us for a guided tour around Brighton Pavilion followed by afternoon tea.

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21 June
Tuesday 21 June

WI Adviser Catch Up – June

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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Tuesday 21 June

The City of London’s Secret Gardens – 21 June – CANCELLED

Dr Helen Naylor, Historian and Westminster tour guide, leads a bespoke walking tour of the City of London’s Secret Gardens.

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18 June
Saturday 18 June

The City of London’s Secret Gardens – 18 June

Dr Helen Naylor, Historian and Westminster tour guide leads a bespoke walking tour of the City of London’s Secret Gardens.

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May
23 May
23 May
Monday 23 May

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI – May

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February and March, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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20 May
Friday 20 May

Bridge Tea at Oxshott Village Centre – Cancelled

Come along and spend an afternoon playing bridge with like minded people.

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20 May
Friday 20 May

Introduction to Spinning on a Turkish/Cross Spindle – Cancelled

If you have every been interested in spinning yarn, come long and try for yourself.

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17 May
Tuesday 17 May

WI Adviser Catch Up – May

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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April
30 April
Saturday 30 April

Supper Quiz

Come and pit your wits against friends, family or other WIs in our yearly quiz.

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27 April
27 April
Wednesday 27 April

Crochet for Intermediates

Have you always wanted to improve your crocheting skills? Then come along to this workshop.

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20 April
20 April
Wednesday 20 April

Crochet for Beginners – FULLY BOOKED

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Then come along to this workshop.

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19 April
Tuesday 19 April

WI Adviser ‘What do you want your Federation to do?’ – April

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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13 April
Wednesday 13 April

Resolution Briefing Meeting – Fetcham

If you are a delegate for the NFWI annual meeting or presenting Resolutions at your own WI , please book and come along.

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13 April
Wednesday 13 April

Resolution Briefing Meeting – Zoom

If you are a delegate for the NFWI annual meeting or presenting Resolutions at your own WI , please book and come along.

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6 April
Wednesday 6 April

Resolution Briefing Meeting – SFWI

If you are a delegate for the NFWI annual meeting or presenting Resolutions at your own WI , please book and come along.

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March
22 March
Tuesday 22 March

New Speaker Auditions – Morning

Choose who you might like to hear in the future – be a critical audience for the new speakers’ auditions!

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22 March
Tuesday 22 March

New Speaker Auditions – Afternoon

Choose who you might like to hear in the future – be a critical audience for the new speakers’ auditions!

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22 March
Tuesday 22 March

New Speaker Auditions – All Day

Choose who you might like to hear in the future – be a critical audience for the new speakers’ auditions!

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21 March
Monday 21 March

Annual Council Meeting 2022

Why not join us at our 104th Annual Council Meeting which with some great speakers.

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15 March
Tuesday 15 March

WI Adviser ‘How to Be Inclusive and Offer Equality and Diversity’ – March

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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3 March
3 March
Thursday 3 March

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February and March, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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February
25 February
Friday 25 February

Time for Tea with Margaret Watson, Harpist

Come join us for a lovely relaxing afternoon tea with music.

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24 February
Thursday 24 February

Treasurer Workshop – Caterham

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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22 February
Tuesday 22 February

A Day Making Music – Percussion and Handbell Ringing

Come join us learning how to play music.

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22 February
Tuesday 22 February

Secretary Workshop – SFWI

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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22 February
Tuesday 22 February

President Workshop – SFWI

If on the committee and fancy becoming a President but scared of what it might involve, book your place now.

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22 February
22 February
Tuesday 22 February

Committee Workshop – SFWI

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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17 February
17 February
Thursday 17 February

President Workshop – Bletchingley CANCELLED

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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17 February
Thursday 17 February

Committee Workshop – Bletchingley CANCELLED

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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17 February
Thursday 17 February

Secretary Workshop – Bletchingley CANCELLED

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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15 February
Tuesday 15 February

WI Adviser Catch Up – ‘Showing the Love’ in our WIs. A Climate Awareness Chat.

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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12 February
12 February
Saturday 12 February

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February and March, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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10 February
10 February
Thursday 10 February

Committee Workshop – Zoom

If you have ever wondered being on your WIs Committee might involve, book your place now.

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9 February
Wednesday 9 February

President Workshop – Zoom

If on the committee and fancy becoming a President but scared of what it might involve, book your place now.

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9 February
Wednesday 9 February

Treasurer Workshop – Caterham

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in Feburary, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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8 February
Tuesday 8 February

Secretary Workshop – Zoom

If on the committee and fancy becoming a Secretary but scared of what it might involve, book your place now.

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January
20 January
Thursday 20 January

Cancelled – Beading Workshop for Beginners

Join us learning how to make wonderful beaded bracelets.

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13 January
Thursday 13 January

Butlins Holiday Camps, The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Please join us for a talk to hear about some of the biggest names in showbiz history.

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11 January
Tuesday 11 January

January WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up. Ways to Help your WI.

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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2021

December
16 December
Thursday 16 December

Flying Experiences of a Female Drone Pilot with Janine Kilroe

Please join us for a virtual meeting to explore the wonders of drone flying.

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14 December
Tuesday 14 December

December WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up – Social Media Tips

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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11 December
Saturday 11 December

Decorate a Christmas Cake

Christmas is coming so be prepared to decorate your Christmas cake!

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10 December
Friday 10 December

Brick Lane Music Hall – Banstead and Claygate – Spaces still available

Come and join us for that festive feeling.

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10 December
Friday 10 December

Brick Lane Music Hall – Guildford – Places still available

Come and join us for that festive feeling.

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9 December
Thursday 9 December

Christmas Craft Day

Christmas is coming so be prepared, spend a crafty day with us!

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8 December
Wednesday 8 December

The Planet, The Church and Me

As part of our Ethnicity, Diversity & Inclusion series of events, come listen to Ali Angus talk about her interesting life whilst raising her family.

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November
29 November
Monday 29 November

November Diversity and Inclusion Book Club

As part of our Diversity & Inclusion series of events, come and join our monthly book club.

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18 November
Thursday 18 November

‘Burlesque, Me and the WI’ with Lindsey Barrell

Please join us for a virtual meeting to learn all about dancing burlesque style!

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11 November
Thursday 11 November

‘Women who went to war disguised as men’ by Vivien Morgan

Please join us for a virtual meeting to learn about women who disguised themselves as men to become fighters during the war.

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9 November
Tuesday 9 November

November WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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6 November
Saturday 6 November

Cheese Making with Louise Talbot

Come and make cheese with Louise!

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October
26 October
Tuesday 26 October

Keeping You Safe From Fraud and Scams

Please join us for a virtual meeting to hear about how you can avoid being duped by new scams.

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25 October
Monday 25 October

Diversity and Inclusion Book Club

As part of our Diversity & Inclusion series of events, come join our monthly book club.

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21 October
Thursday 21 October

‘Life in Number 10’ (Downing Street) with Mario Creatura

Please join us for a virtual meeting to get a glimpse inside number 10!

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18 October
Monday 18 October

Autumn Federation Meeting (2021)

Why not join us to hear Amanda Owens, Alieda Moore and other speakers at this Autumn’s Federation Meeting.

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14 October
Thursday 14 October

Crime and Me – a Day in the Life of a Circuit Judge

As part of our Ethnicity, Diversity & Inclusion series of events, come listen to day in the life of a Circuit Judge.

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12 October
Tuesday 12 October

October WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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7 October
Thursday 7 October

Jail Tales – Memoirs of a ‘lady’ prison governor with Chris Duffin

Please join us for a virtual meeting to hear first hand what is was like to be the first female governor of Dartmoor Prison.

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6 October
Wednesday 6 October

On with the Show (PM Session) – Crafts and Essay Writing – CANCELLED

This event will show you how to gain a higher score in WI competitions, concentrating on crafts skills.

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6 October
Wednesday 6 October

On with the Show (AM Session) – Cookery and Preserves – CANCELLED

This event will show you how to gain a higher score in WI competitions, concentrating on home economics.

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September
29 September
Wednesday 29 September

Painting with Acrylics – Part 3 Alice May Tomkins

Please join us for a virtual meeting to learn how to paint with acrylics.

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28 September
Tuesday 28 September

Annual Meetings Made Easy, Afternoon Session at SFWI

Join us with your WI Advisers learning about how to make Annual Meetings Easy.

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28 September
Tuesday 28 September

Annual Meetings Made Easy, Evening Session via Zoom

Join us with your WI Advisers learning about how to make Annual Meetings Easy.

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25 September
Saturday 25 September

Treasurer Workshop – Caterham

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in August and September, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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25 September
Saturday 25 September

Vegetarian Cookery Session

Prepare to learn new ideas for creating the perfect vegetarian dishes at home.

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23 September
Thursday 23 September

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in August and September, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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22 September
Wednesday 22 September

Literary Lunch

Why not join us for lunch with Adele Parks, bestselling author of LIES LIES LIES and JUST MY LUCK, with her most dazzling and provocative novel yet.

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22 September
Wednesday 22 September

Willow Weaving Workshop

Get weaving with Nicki and make a basket so don’t miss out!

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14 September
Tuesday 14 September

September WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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8 September
Wednesday 8 September

Willow Weaving Workshop

Get weaving with Nicki and make a basket so don’t miss out!

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August
31 August
Tuesday 31 August

Treasurer Workshop – Caterham

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in August and September, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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27 August
Friday 27 August

Croquet Taster Day

Come and join us for Croquet, Pimm’s, lunch and fun. Don’t miss out!

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23 August
Monday 23 August

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in August and September, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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July
30 July
Friday 30 July

London City Walk – Theatrical London (Convent Garden) – July 2021

Join Blue Badge Guide Gavin Webb for a Walking Tour of Theatrical London (Convent Garden).

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15 July
Thursday 15 July

Grandma Flew Spitfires with Richard Poad

Please join us for a virtual meeting to discover what is was like flying the skies in WW2.

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13 July
Tuesday 13 July

Camera Group Meeting: July 2021

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet and join us RHS Gardens, Wisley?

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13 July
Tuesday 13 July

WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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June
10 June
Thursday 10 June

Camera Group Meeting: June 2021

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet and join us on our Leatherhead Common Walk in Memory of Liz Williams?

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10 June
Thursday 10 June

An Introduction to Chalk Paint® with Annie Sloan

Please join us for a virtual meeting to learn how to create works of art with Chalk Paint®.

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8 June
Tuesday 8 June

WI Adviser Chat and Catch Up

Please join us for a virtual meeting to enjoy time with other members and your WI Advisers.

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2 June
Wednesday 2 June

Coronation Virtual Balloon Race: June 2021

Up, up and away! SFWI’s 2nd virtual balloon race to commemorate HM the Queen’s Coronation.

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May
19 May
Wednesday 19 May

Camera Group Meeting: May 2021

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet and join us at Binton Wood, Seale?

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17 May
Monday 17 May

RSPB – British Coastal to Wetland Birds with Alan Sharpe

Please join us for a virtual meeting to explore outstanding coastal and wetland birds in Britain.

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April
29 April
Thursday 29 April

Alice May Tomkins presents Painting with Acrylics

Please join us for a virtual meeting to learn how to use acrylics and paint a wonderful picture of the moon.

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23 April
Friday 23 April

Camera Group Meeting: April 2021

Camera Group is getting together outdoors again. Why not come and join us with your camera, phone or tablet at Hurst Park, Moseley?

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4 April
Sunday 4 April

Virtual Balloon Race

Up, up and away! SFWI’s first ever virtual balloon race!

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2020

November
16 November
Monday 16 November

‘Tour of the Universe’

A Zoom meeting hosted by the 3Cs Science Group, the speaker is Neil Phillipson on a ‘Tour of the Universe’.

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October
19 October
Monday 19 October

The ExoMars 2020 Rover

A Zoom meeting hosted by the 3Cs Science Group. The speaker is Andrew Coates, Deputy Director of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, on ‘The ExoMars 2020 Rover’.

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September
30 September
Wednesday 30 September

Infectious Diseases (including Coronavirus): Are We Winning?

Join East Surrey Science Group for this fascinating talk via Zoom.

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March
23 March
Monday 23 March

The ExoMars 2020 Rover: Postponed

Hosted by the 3Cs Science Group, the speaker is Andrew Coates, Deputy Director of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, on ‘The ExoMars 2020 Rover’.

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13 March
Friday 13 March

Guided walk in Southwark

OUR popular London walks are back, this time around Southwark with Gavin Webb, a London Blue Badge Guide.

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12 March
Thursday 12 March

Camera Group Meeting

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet to Surrey Sculpture Park to record some of the more than 600 large outdoor sculptures on display?

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4 March
Wednesday 4 March

Crafty Ladies Meeting

This group is for members who wish to enjoy their craft of lacemaking, tatting, embroidery or other work along with other like minded crafters.

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3 March
Tuesday 3 March

Guided Walk in Southwark

OUR popular London walks are back, this time around Southwark with Gavin Webb, a London Blue Badge Guide.

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February
29 February
Saturday 29 February

Cook a real CURRY

SAY goodbye to mass-cooked Indian takeaways and learn how to make your very own Indian curry.

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29 February
Saturday 29 February

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI HQ

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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27 February
Thursday 27 February

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI HQ

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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27 February
Thursday 27 February

Camera Group Meeting

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet and join us at Alice Holt Forest to record spring starting to bud?

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26 February
Wednesday 26 February

Treasurer Workshop – Caterham

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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17 February
Monday 17 February

Monitoring the Environment from Space

Hosted by 3C’s Science Group, our speaker is Robin Wilson, who has a PhD in Satellite Imaging and Complex Systems Simulation and is currently a freelance academic and…

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17 February
Monday 17 February

Committee Workshop – Reigate

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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13 February
Thursday 13 February

Committee Workshop – Ottershaw

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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12 February
Wednesday 12 February

Committee Workshop – East Horsley

Calling all committee members — newly elected or old hands!

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8 February
Saturday 8 February

Treasurer Workshop – Caterham

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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5 February
Wednesday 5 February

Treasurer Workshop – SFWI HQ

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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5 February
Wednesday 5 February

Treasurer Workshop -SFWI HQ

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in February, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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January
18 January
Saturday 18 January

Make Seville Orange Marmalade

Come and Make Marmalade! OUR award-winning preserves tutor Hazel Will is holding what promises to be a great morning of marmalade making (and all you ever wanted to…

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8 January
Wednesday 8 January

Crafty Ladies Meeting

This group is for members who wish to enjoy their craft of lacemaking, tatting, embroidery or other work along with other like minded crafters.

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2019

December
14 December
Saturday 14 December

Surrey Serenaders Christmas Concert

Why not come and sing with us? All are welcome.

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11 December
Wednesday 11 December

Camera Group Meeting

Bring your photography equipment and some of the shots that you have taken throughout this year to HQ for this meeting.

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6 December
Friday 6 December

Outing to Greenwich from Claygate

This event has proved to be very popular and is oversubscribed.

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4 December
Wednesday 4 December

Christmas Decorations Workshop

Why not make your own Christmas decorations this year — a three piece hanging folded Christmas ornament, using a kit prepared by tutor Christine Dalley.

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3 December
Tuesday 3 December

Outing to Greenwich from Banstead

This event has proved to be very popular and is oversubscribed.

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November
29 November
Friday 29 November

Outing to Greenwich from Guildford

This event has proved to be very popular and is oversubscribed.

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23 November
Saturday 23 November

Edible Gifts

What do you give to the person who has everything?

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18 November
Monday 18 November

Southern Industrial Heritage

Hosted by 3C’s Science Group, our speaker is Geoffrey Mead, Associate Tutor at the University of Sussex.

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13 November
Wednesday 13 November

Camera Group Meeting

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet to Claremont Gardens and record the beautiful Autumn colours?

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12 November
Tuesday 12 November

New Speaker Auditions: morning

Come and see new speakers audition

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12 November
Tuesday 12 November

New Speaker Auditions: afternoon

Come and see new speakers audition

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12 November
Tuesday 12 November

New Speaker Auditions: all day

Come and see new speakers audition

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8 November
Friday 8 November

Literary Lunch

Archaeology and crime are a winner for Ellie.

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6 November
Wednesday 6 November

Crafty Ladies Meeting

This group is for members who wish to enjoy their craft of lacemaking, tatting, embroidery or other work along with other like minded crafters.

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1 November
Friday 1 November

Christmas Craft Day

Christmas is coming and to prepare for it we are holding another Craft Day, with 11 tutors offering a variety of activities for you to choose from.

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October
21 October
Monday 21 October

Air Accident Investigation

Hosted by 3C’s Science Group, our speaker is David Henderson, a retired pilot.

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19 October
Saturday 19 October

Make & Bake Bread

Would you like to make your own bread?

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10 October
Thursday 10 October

Camera Group Meeting

Why not come along with your camera, phone or tablet to Wisley and visit the exhibition of modern and contemporary sculpture and its relationship with the cultivated landscape.

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7 October
Monday 7 October

Autumn Federation Meeting (2019)

PLANT hunter/horticulturalist Tom Hart Dyke and former Blue Peter and Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas are the keynote speakers at this autumn’s Federation meeting.

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September
20 September
Friday 20 September

Indoor Bowls

Join us for our next bowls taster day – friends and family welcome!

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16 September
Monday 16 September

Biodiversity Development at Toyota’s UKHQ

June is Toyota GB’s annual Green Month, in which the company runs a series of displays, talks and green initiatives at its Surrey headquarters.

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7 September
Saturday 7 September

Treasurer Workshop

Sheena Landgraf, our Federation Treasurer, will be running treasurer workshops in September, aimed at helping with preparing your annual accounts.

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4 September
Wednesday 4 September

Crafty Ladies Meeting

This group is for members who wish to enjoy their craft of lacemaking, tatting, embroidery or other work along with other like minded crafters.

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August
30 August
Friday 30 August

Croquet Taster Day

Our annual Croquet Taster Day does not lose its magic, we’re sure you’ll have a wonderful time at Surbiton Croquet Club on Friday, 30 August 2019.

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