Denman cup and Buckinghamshire Science Days

LADY DENMAN CUP COMPETITION (details in WI Life p.13) The NFWI is proud to announce that this year’s competition will be held in partnership with The National Gallery.  All documents relating to this year’s competition as well as the results and winning entries from last year’s ‘What I heard on the bus’ competition are available to download here My… Continue reading

January Meeting – Yoga – Nicky Lowe

A great start to 2021! Our guest for our January meeting was yoga teacher Nicky Lowe who created a bespoke yoga sequence for us, focussing on shoulders, neck, and upper back – areas neglected at the moment with more people working from home during lockdown. For the online session we used various props which we found… Continue reading

December Meeting – a Virtual Walk around Bloomsbury – Elaine Wein and Jenny Rossiter

A big thank you to Elaine and Jenny who took us for an excellent virtual walk around Bloomsbury, introducing us to some of the lesser known inhabitants of the area who had all achieved Blue Plaque status. All we had to do, was sit back and enjoy a glass of festive bubbles together – what… Continue reading

Billingsgate Zoom Webinar

We visited Billingsgate a few years ago and thought this may be of interest! Hello, We have really enjoyed delivering our pilot Zoom webinars over the last couple of weeks! Thanks to all those who joined us as we prepared and talked about sea bass and hake. We did record these and they will be available on our… Continue reading

Happy 2021! Membership details for this year

Happy New Year! We hope everyone is safe and well! Here is some housekeeping to start the New Year off. Lee Green WI are pleased to confirm that in response to the challenges of the COVID situation over the past year, renewal of membership fees has been postponed by three months.  As a result, the… Continue reading

A Little Festive Cheer

The committee were busy spreading some festive cheer this weekend. As a special thank you we decided to treat our members to a tipple to enjoy when we have our online meeting this Thursday evening (details to follow). Carolyn has also supplied a recipe sheet should you wish to make a cocktail, as we usually… Continue reading

November meeting – The Sacred Art of Geometry – Amber Khokhar

Last Thursday 37 of us joined in for our zoom meeting with artist Amber Khokhar. Amber is a return speaker for us and it was good to see her again albeit remotely from her studio in Deptford. Amber spoke of the way geometry was used by ancient thinkers as a way of describing and understanding… Continue reading

Bonfire Night Quiz Results

Many congratulations to all the teams that took part in last Friday’s quiz Oh for Fawkes’ Sake! but especially to Lost & Fined, Ramalamadingdong Featuring Scandilicious and Person Woman, Man, Camera, TV who medalled in 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively.   We think that around 130 people took part online which is a record for us! Please find attached the final… Continue reading

Zoom Talk on Stem Cell Donations – 1st December 2020

As you know the NFWI resolution on Stem Cell Therapy is a major topic for 2020/21. On Tuesday 1st December 2020 at 7.30pm, the West Kent Federation are holding a zoom presentation based upon this theme. Our speaker Sarah Chapman will tell us about her experience as a recipient of stem cell donation following her… Continue reading

October Meeting – Portraying Pregnancy in Art – Rosalind Whyte

Do hope you enjoyed Rosalind Whyte’s talk at our October meeting based on the ‘Portraying Pregnancy’ exhibition that was on earlier this year at the Foundling Museum. A great opportunity to get up close to the pictures on your screen and take a good look. Who could resist Marcus Gheeraerts’s portrait of an unknown lady… Continue reading