Events

DETAILS OF HOW TO BOOK ANY OF THE EVENTS BELOW WILL BE GIVEN EITHER ON THE BOOKING FORM (BOOKING FORMS PAGE) OR IN WI NEWS.

PLEASE READ THROUGH THE BOOKING INFORMATION CAREFULLY AND BEAR IN MIND THAT WHERE ZOOM EVENTS INVOLVE A DEMONSTRATION MEMBERS WILL BE SENT ANY NECESSARY MATERIALS BY POST.  MAKE SURE WHEN YOU ARE BOOKING THAT YOU LEAVE ENOUGH TIME FOR DFWI TO GET YOUR PACKAGE TO YOU.

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To book an event, please send a cheque payable to DFWI Ltd, together with a correctly stamped addressed envelope
to County House, 18 Crown Street West, Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3DW, or ring the office to make a BACS payment. 
For any further enquiries please email federationsecretary@dorsetwi.org.  

Booking Forms can be found on the "Booking Forms" page on the website,
or through Federation Secretary.

Without sounding obvious, the "Closing Date" given against events refers to the application closing date.

The Events Committee welcomes ideas from all members and would be delighted to look into any suggestions they may receive.  Please send any suggestions to :
Events Committee, DFWI, County House, 18 Crown Street West, Poundbury, Dorset    DT1 3DW.

To save scrolling right through ,click on the month you are interested in below to take you to that month's events.  If a month doesn't show in the list below there is nothing currently planned for that month.

May 2022
June 2022
July 2022
August 2022
September 2022
October 2022
November 2022 
Events In The Pipeline

DURING THE CURRENT SITUATION PLEASE SEE ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
AGAINST EVENTS CONCERNING CANCELLATIONS, CHANGES, ETC.  
YOUR UNDERSTANDING IS APPRECIATED AND ANY MORE IN DEPTH INFORMATION
WILL BE POSTED ON THE URGENT NOTICES PAGE.

Booking Forms can be found on the back of WI News, on the "Booking Forms" page on the website,
or apply to County House.

2022

MAY 2022

  • Wed, 4   -   Iris Cards Workshop at County Office, 10.00am - 12.30pm.  Closing date :  18 April 2022.
  • Wed, 25   -   Scrapbook lass at County Office, 11.00am - 3.00pm.  Closing date :   11 May.  Click here to read What Is Scrapbooking? This event is now cancelled.

JUNE 2022

  • Queen's Platinum Jubilee.   Ideas and suggestions will be welcomed by County Office.  Any photos from WIs from any Jubilee celebrations will be welcomed.  Thank you.
  • Sat, 11   -   NFWI Annual Meeting in Liverpool.
  • Tue, 14   -   Chavenage House and Gardens, Nr Tetbury, Gloucs.  Please note that the coach pick ups are now Dorchester, Wimborne and Shaftesbury.  Places are booking fast so if you would like to go on this interesting day out please send in your booking soon.  Booking form now available on the Booking Forms page.  Closing date :  16 May 2022.
  • Mon, 20   -   Macrame Workshop at County House, 10.00am - 12.30pm.  Please note there is a limit on numbers of only 6 so book soon to avoid disappointment.

JULY 2022

  • Thu, 14   -   Biscornu Workshop at County House, 10.00am - 3.00pm.  If you've never heard of Biscornu it is a decorated pin cushion and looks stunning when completed.  Closing date :  1 July 2022.
  • Mon, 25   -   Practice for Golf Croquet competition being held on Sunday, 31 July (two competitions :  one for beginners and one for more competent players).   Winterborne Valley Croquet Club, 5.00pm - 8.00pm.  Closing date :  21 July 2022.
  • Fri, 29 until Sun, 31   -   Camp Bestival
  • Sun, 31   -   Golf Croquet Competition 2022, Winterborne Valley Croquet Club, 10.00am - 4.00pm.  Closing date :  21 July 2022.

AUGUST 2022

  • Wed, 3   -   Big Canoe Trip, Studland, 10.00am - 1.00pm.  In the event of inclement weather the alternative date is Thu, 18 Aug.  To register interest and make payment by 31 May please email federationsecretary@dorsetwi.org.  Register interest and make payment on or by 31 May 2022.

SEPTEMBER 2022

  • Thu, 1 until Mon, 5 Sep   -   Floriade 2022 five day trip.  Price includes 4 nights hotel accommodation, entrance to Floriade including a ride on the cable car, canal cruise on Amsterdam canals, entrance and seat at the Zundert Flower Parade.  For full information see the booking form on the Booking Forms page.  Closing date :  29 April 2022

OCTOBER 2022

  • Thu, 27   -   DFWI Annual Meeting, Poole.  Speakers :  Phil Holt who spent 30 years in Air Traffic Control; Pip Stewart who took on a world-first challenge following Guyana's Essequibo River from source to sea.  Artisan area is back with craft items to buy.

NOVEMBER 2022

  • Christmas Crafts   -   Carey Hall

Booking Forms can be found on the "Booking Forms" page on the website,
or apply to County House :  federationsecretary\@dorsetwi.org.

EVENTS IN THE PIPELINE

  • Aternoon Tea at Athelhampton House
  • Dorset Button Making, County House
  • Macrame Plant Holder workshop
  • Silk Scarf Painting

Further details of these event will follow in due course.
All booking forms and details of events can be obtained from the Federation Secretary,
email: federationsecretary@dorsetwi.org