2016 Jevington & Filching Programme of WI events

Each month there are a number of 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 2015:

Christmas Celebrations


3rd December

At Trinity Church Hall - Christmas fare, poetry, readings, tombola and jolly good company!

A good afternoon enjoyed by all! We wish everyone a

merry Christmas and happy New Year.


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Summer Lunch


13th August

This year Chalk Farm Hotel, secured the most votes for our Summer lunch. (Jevington)

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Picnic in Friston


30th July

Food and conversation in a lovely relaxed setting - what more could you wish for on a Summer's day! (Jevington)

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Jevington Fete


13th June

We will be taking part in the Fete this year, why not come along and enjoy the fun! 

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South of England Show


11th-13th June

'Centenary Celebrations’ is the theme for this year’s South of England Show to be held at Ardingly on 11th, 12th & 13th June 2015. There is a great variety of classes and details are available here.


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Annual Meeting


12th November

Voting for Officers and Commitee members takes place for 2016.

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NFWI AGM and Centenary Celebrations,

The Albert Hall, London


4th June 

Due to limited space not everyone can go to this event but due to the very special celebration Cineworld will  be streaming the event either in both Eastbourne and Brighton. Cost £5.00.

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Archiving at the Keep, Falmer, Brighton


13th April

Opened in November 2013 by HM The Queen, The Keep is the new home of the East Sussex Record Office where many of our Federation and WI archives are kept. On this day we shall have The Keep to ourselves and there will be a special display of many of our interesting Federation and WI archives.

Finger buffet lunch included Tickets £15
Closing date for applications: Thursday 12th March 2015 Application Form

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ESFWI ACM, Winter Garden, Eastbourne


25th March 1.30-4.30 - doors open 11.30 for sales stalls.

Tickets £9.50 members £10.00 non-members. (ESFWI).

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Staging Workshop, Maresfield Village Hall


Friday 20th March 2015-10.00-4.00

Ideal for those entering the South of England Show.  Pick up tips for displaying your entries. (More info. on the website. Cost £25.00 for up to two members from the same WI. Closing date: Saturday 31st January (ESFWI).

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Level 2 Hygiene Certificate - WI HQ, Hailsham


13th March 2014 - 10.00-3.00

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: 20th February. (ESFWI).

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Mah Jong Again - WI HQ, Hailsham


Friday 6th March - 10.00am-1.00pm

Another chance to try this absorbing game, experienced players and beginners alike. Tuition for beginners provided.

Cost £10.00 to include tea and homemade cakes

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

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