2024 Events and Workshops

Scroll down to see full details including Booking Forms to the end of 2023.

A summary of events can be found at this Summary of Events page.

2024 Events

The events below are open for bookings scroll down to download the booking forms.

Save the Dates - events which are in planning for 2024 are listed on  this link to summary-of-events-and-dates Booking Formz and full details will be added below as details are firmed up.

Forms are available in both Word and PDF format for completion before emailing or posting to Alma House to reserve places.

If the closing date has passed please contact the office on 01765 606339 for availability.

January 2024

Date and TimeDescription

Wednesday 31 Jan 2024 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm

Booking Ref 24M01MCS1

Membership Communication System (MCS)

Alma House

Cost Per WI MCS Rep £7.50

These are  workshop/problem solving sessions designed to enable your WI MCS rep to maintain the records which are used by the WI to communicate with members securing their personal details in a centralised secure system.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st November  – Closing Date: 17th January

February 2024

Date and Time Description15 th

Thursday 15th February 10:30-3.30pm

Booking Ref 24A02DD

Dabble Day

Embsay with Eastby Village Institute BD23 6RE

Thursday 15th February 2024

10.30am coffee 10.45am – 3.30pm
Cost £20.00

Please choose 2 options and a reserve from the following activities:

1.Ukrainian Decorated Eggs (pysanky) with tutor Mr Genek Prystawsky. Please provide your own egg carton to carry your pysanka home, kitchen roll, paper plates, plain white candle & pencil. Tools and eggs will be provided in the cost of materials – cost £5.00.

2.Make a necklace, memory wire bracket, glasses chain or pendant with Pat Dunnill. Materials provided cost £5.00.

3.Make a Kumihimo Key Fob or Bag Dangler with Maddy Willmott. Cost of materials £5.00.

4.Take part in glass painting with Ukrainian Tutor Harnia. Materials included cost £5.00.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st December  – Closing Date: 31th January

Thursday 29th February 1:30-3:30pm

Booking Ref 24M01MCS2

Membership Communication System 2 (MCS)

Gargrave Village Hall

Cost Per WI MCS Rep £7.50

These are  workshop/problem solving sessions designed to enable your WI MCS rep to maintain the records which are used by the WI to communicate with members securing their personal details in a centralised secure system.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st December  – Closing Date: 22nd February

March  2024

Date and TimeDescription

Tuesday 5th March 10:30am-3.30pm

Booking Ref 24A03PW

LOG CABIN PATCHWORK WORKSHOP
WITH ANNE STARKEY

ON TUESDAY 5TH MARCH 2024 10.00 AM FOR COFFEE, 10.30 AM TO 3.30 PM
AT ALMA HOUSE HG4 1NG COST £20

The workshop is suitable for all abilities and is ideal for beginners.
Learn how to make the building blocks of Log Cabin, including the traditional log cabin block, courthouse steps and corner start. The blocks can be hand or machine stitched, and a variety of items constructed from coasters to table mats and runners.

You will need to bring:
Coasters:- I can supply a kit for these or if you prefer to use your fabric you will need 6 fat eighths (each 9in x 18in approx.)
Table mats and runners:- 6 fat quarters (each 18in x 18in approx.) and a 12in square for the centres of the blocks.
In addition you will need:-
Sewing machine (Pat tested),
sewing thread,
basic sewing kit i.e .needles, pins, scissors etc
notepad and pen,
rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat (if you have these)

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st December  – Closing Date: 20th February

Tuesday 12th March 1:30pm-4:00pm

Booking Ref 24A04CE

BACK BY SPECIAL REQUEST

COOKERY DEMONSTRATION WITH EASTER IN MIND
WITH JULIE CLARKE

ON TUESDAY 12TH MARCH 2024

AT ARKENDALE COMMUNITY HALL, MOOR LANE, ARKENDALE, HG5 0RF
DOORS OPEN AT 1.30 PM, FINISHING AT 4.00 PM
COST £15

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st December  – Closing Date: 27th February

Saturday 16th March 10:30-3:30pm

Booking Ref 24A05HM

NOT HOME-MADE BUT HANDMADE

A WORKSHOP WITH LESLEY FIDLER

SATURDAY 16TH MARCH 2024
10.00 AM FOR COFFEE, 10.30 – 3.30 PM AT ALMA HOUSE HG4 1NG
COST £20

Have you ever wondered why some hand-knitted items look attractively hand-made and others are just wonky? What makes the difference between a knitted garment you are proud to wear and one that sits at the bottom of the drawer taking up space? Why did THAT entry win the knitting class? Come and learn some techniques and tips for adding that extra something to your knitting. Suitable for anyone who can knit (cast on, cast off, plain and purl) and who wants to learn. You will receive a list of items you will need closer to the date.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st December  – Closing Date: 29th February

Saturday 23rd March 12:30-3:30pm

Booking Ref 24P01CC

Climate Change Workshop

BISHOP MONKTON VILLAGE HALL HG3 3TN

SATURDAY 23RD MARCH 2024

12.30 PM TO 3.30 PM

COST £10 The price includes Tea/Coffee, biscuits

COME ALONG TO OUR SECOND CLIMATE EVENT AND FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CLIMATE ISSUES. THE SPEAKERS ARE JAMES JOHNSON A LOCAL FARMER, THE ROTTERS DISCUSSING COMPOSTING, SAM O’BRIEN TALKING ABOUT FOOD AND TIM O’BRIEN TALKING ABOUT ENERGY AND PEOPLE.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1st December  – Closing Date: 8th March

April 2024

Date and TimeDescription

Wed 10th April

Spring Council 2024


At Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall HG3 2EJ

Wednesday 10th April

Ticket prices: Delegates: £27.50 Visitors £32.50
Prices include 2 course lunch, morning coffee on arrival and hot drink after lunch

Morning speakers— Ruth Packwood from Hope at Home—safe homes for survivors of slavery.


Afternoon Speaker –Alan Dedicoat, “The Voice of the Balls” and “Strictly Come Dancing”.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1 Jan 2024 – Closing Date: 3rd April

Fri 19th April

Membership Communication System 3 (MCS)

Bedale Hall 2.00pm to 4.30pm

Cost Per WI MCS Rep £7.50

These are  workshop/problem solving sessions designed to enable your WI MCS rep to maintain the records which are used by the WI to communicate with members securing their personal details in a centralised secure system.

Booking Form - Download a  PDF Booking Form Here (you need to print it off and send in to the office) or download a Word version for editing here

Booking Start Date: 1 Jan 2024 – Closing Date: 3rd April

Friday 26th April 2024 7:00pm

Booking Ref 24A01FS

Fashion Show and Pop Up Shop

CANCELLED

SHOP YOUR FAVOURITE HIGH STREET BRANDS AT 50% OFF OR MORE

Kettlesing Village Hall, HG3 2LB

Tickets  £10.00 includes a Glass of Fizz

July 2024

GYS July 2024

The draft schedule for the competetions is available at this link https://yorkshire-north-west.thewi.org.uk/federation-and-national-competitions