2014 Jevington & Filching Programme of WI events

Each month there are a number of coach outings, learning opportunities and craft sessions organised by the ESFWI. These are available to all members and details are to be found in the monthly magazine “WI News” received by each of our members. For members with access to the internet these events are also on the ESFWI website

We organise our own events and support local events as well as the above and to date the following are on offer for 2014:

Gilt on the Gingerbread

 

1st and 2nd March 2014, Deans Place, Alfriston

Speakers including Melissa Waddington - Truffle Hunting and More. Pat Bryer - A flavour of Joyce Grenfell. Tom Coward - Head Gardener at Gravetye Manor.

(ESFWI).

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Mah Jong Again - WI HQ, Hailsham

 

Friday, 21st February 10.00am -1.00pm

Come and try this absorbing game, experienced players and beginners alike. Tuition for beginners provided.

Cost £9.50 to include tea and homemade cakes in the interval.

Enquiries: Anita Jobling via HQ - 01323 442592 - more information at ESFWI website. (See link above)

Closing Date: Friday, 31st January (ESFWI). sic in the Park Willingdon RecreatTo

Become a Moodler - WI HQ, Hailsham

 

Thursday 27th February 10.00am -12.00

The NFWI Moodle is the online place to visit to find out more about the WI and its activities.

Cost £4.00 per person - max 2 members per WI.

Enquiries: HQ - 01323 442592 - more information at ESFWI website. (See link above)

Closing Date: Thursday, 6th February (ESFWI). sic in the Park Willingdon RecreatTo

Craft Day, Uckfield Civic Centre

 

3rd March 2014-10.00-4.00

2014 sees a new format to the day as there will be a craft market open from 9.00-2.00 as well as the usual 'Bits & Pieces' and Raffle. Tickets are 7.50. (ESFWI).

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ESFWI ACM, Winter Garden, Eastbourne

 

26th March 1.3-4.30 - doors open 11.30 for sales stalls.

Speakers Matthew Collins, Radio presenter, author etc. and Christina Ewbank from Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce. Tickets £9.50 members £10.00 non-members. (ESFWI).

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Basic Food Hygiene Certificate - WI HQ, Hailsham

 

28th March 2014-10.00-4.00

WIs who do lunches or teas need one member to hold a certificate which lasts 3-5 years. WI funds can be used for 1 member. Cost £40 to include exam fee and book. Closing date: 4th March. (ESFWI).

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Out and About

 

April 2014

As the weather is improving (we hope!) we'll take advantage of the Spring sunshine. (Jevington)

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Guided tour - All that Glitters: The gems and jewels of London

 

Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 - various pick-ups.

Visiting the London Silver Vaults, diamond district Hatton Garden and more. Leave London at 4.45pm.

Enquiries to Brenda Horton via HQ. 01323 442592.

Closing date: Wednesday, 26th March (ESFWI).

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Cuckmere Group

 

16th May

(Alfriston, East Dean, Jevington & Filching & Micheldene WIs) -Trip to Haskins Garden Centre, Worthing for lunch calling at the Sistine Chapel enroute.

Sadly this trip had to be cancelled.

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NFWI AGM, Leeds

 

7th June

Speakers are now confirmed as Sir Andrew Motion, English poet & novelist; Dr George McGavin, entomologist, author & presenter; and Bill Turnbull, British journalist and presenter.

Tickets are £18 each and are on sale at local federation offices. Tickets are limited so be sure to get yours soon!

Note: You are responsible for you own travel and accommodation arrangements.

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South of England Show

 

5th-7th June

 

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Jevington Fete - Rectory Fields, Jevington

(next to St Andrew's church)

 

14th June

Punch and Judy, Craft stalls, plants, Jevington Produce stall, Tombola, Cream Teas, Hog Roast, drinks tent with Real Ale and much, much more. Live music from the Hot Club of Jevington -Gypsy Jazz Quartet. Entry £2.00 - £1.00 senior citizens. Free parking.


 

Garden Party

 

July

Date and venue to be confirmed. (Jevington)

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Summer Lunch

 

14th August

This year we are staying local and visiting The Old Polgate Station. (Jevington)

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Annual Meeting

 

13th November

Voting for Officers and Commitee members takes place for 2015.

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Christmas Celebrations at Wannock Hall.

 

Monday, 8th December

Music with John Cave.

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