News & Events
Federation Events 2020
For more details or to book for any of these please email firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 NFWI Raffle
Yes, it is still going ahead. It's your chance to win £10,000 and to support your Federation. Federations receive a 60% of the ticket sales. The draw will take place on Friday, 9 October 2020. All ticket sales etc should reach NFWI by Friday, 25 September 2020. Contact your WI Secretary for tickets.
Virtual Quiz Night - Tuesday, 28 July at 2pm
The Federation Sports & Leisure committee are planning to hold a Quiz on Zoom. WIs are invited to enter one team of 2 people, using the same computer, sitting appropriately social distanced. If this is not possible a single person can represent your WI. In order for us to send the Zoom link to those taking part please send the email address of one participant in each team to email@example.com.
Walking Treasure Hunt - Friday, 11 September
Walking Treasure Hunt around Abergavenny starting from 2pm. This will be done in pairs starting at 5 minutes interval from 2pm. The start and finish will be in Bailey Park. Please bring your own refreshment.
Lady Denman Competition 2020 - Closing date has been extended to Friday, 11 September 2020
What I heard on the bus.....using no more than 500 words. WI members are invited to submit a piece of writing, either comical, serious, fact or fiction, based on a conversation they have overheard or imagined they had heard, on a bus. Entries can be submitted as email or hard copy to Federation Office by Friday, 11 September 2020. The best 3 will then be sent on to NFWI for final judging.
Literary Lunch with Matt Johnson, on Friday, 25 September 2020
Has been postponed. Watch out for the new date in 2021.
2020 Not in my Name Competition
Design a car sticker depicting the 'Not in my name campaign to end violence against Women'. A design in any shape, size or colour will be accepted which can be reproduced. The design can be created by hand or digitally. Judging criteria: Creativity and originality; Interpretation and clarity of the theme; Quality of the design; Ease of reproduction. Submission of Entries by post to: NFWI Wlaes, 19 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9HA or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries should include: name and contact details of entrant; name of WI and Federation. Deadline, Thursday, 1 October 2020.
Christmas Craft Fair at the NEC Birmingham on Saturday, 7 November 2020
GFWI will be arranging a coach trip. Tickets £23 per person includes coach fare and entrance to all shows.
Christmas Four Crafts Day
To take place at Goytre Village Hall on Saturday, 28 November, Cost £22.
Not in my Name - The Senedd, Cardiff
Monday, 23 November
Light a Candle - St Mary's Priory Church, Usk
Tuesday, 24 November
Royal Welsh Show Winter Fair 2020
November 30 - December 1. Entries are invited for: Craft Competition, Recycled Christmas Gift, Produce, and a Christmas Cake from another country.
Carol Service - St Mary's Priory Church, Monmouth
Saturday, 5 December
FEDERATION EVENTS 2021
GFWI Service of Celebration - St Mary's Priory Church, Abergavenny
Saturday, 20 February, 2021
St David's Day Tea
To take place on Tuesday, 2 March 2021 at Little Mill Village Hall
NFWI Wales Conference in Mold
Sunday, 7 March 2021
Gwent Federation Annual Council Meeting at Rougemont School, Malpas, Newport
Cancelled for October 2020 - new date - Saturday, 10 April 2021
Guest speakers: to be advised at a later date
NFWI Annual Meeting at Royal Albert Hall, London - Monday, 19 April 2021
A one night stay at the Hilton London Kensington has been booked for the night of Sunday, 18 April. Please contact secretary@gwent wi.org.uk to secure a room.