NYW Zoom Along

Scroll Down to the Programme for September and October - Daytime / Evening  and Weekend Talks/Demos

Issues with Zoom Courses

News Flash
Direct Payments
Members can pay into the Federation bank account directly using online banking, or via their bank over the counter (rather than at a post office).
Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the previous incorrect information that we were given by our bank.

If you have any issues or concerns regarding courses please email web.nwyorkswi@yahoo.co.uk

Introduction

Over the last few months everyone has been deprived of the opportunity to meet up with WI friends or take part in courses and events.

NYWFWI trustees have now decided the time has come for us to provide for our members an opportunity to have fun and acquire  knowledge, skills and entertainment  and possibly provide an encouragement for new members about what the WI has to offer.

The cost per course will be £5.00 per member and £6.00 for any non-members, who would like to join in per attendee, there are no additional software costs but you will require an internet enabled device ie a PC, iPad, tablet, mobile phone.

Help - how do I do it?

All sessions will be provided using the ZOOM platform which is an on-line Video Conferencing tool - which is free to use as an attendee. We have prepared two non-technical guide on how to connect to a sessions a One Page - How to Join (download a copy here) and a Full Guide to Zoom (download a copy here) if you want to set up your own Zoom Account and manage meeetings using Zoom. We are offering free monthly sessions when you can try it out see below.

Booking Procedure

Please email the Federation Office at nywfwi@btconnect.com letting them which courses you are booking and that you have paid.

Members to pay into the Federation bank account directly using online banking or via their bank or over the counter at the Post Office. All zoom sessions are £5.00 members/ £6.00 non-member. The details needed to do this are as follows:
Account name: NYW Fed of Womens Institutes
Account No: 35739439
Sort Code: 05-07-17

You must also include a Payment reference of: Course Code + your initials and your WI’ e.g. ‘XYZ!’ ABC Anywhere WI

Your log in details for the courses will be forward no later than on the Friday before the courses starts.

Zoom Course Programme

A Copy of the Brochure distributed to WI Secretaries in August for Sept Courses can be downloaded here or browse down to see what is on offer.  NOTE - Brochure time for Helen Neave talk is incorrect please see  below 2pm

October Course Brochure in production will be issued to WI's and available here from 21st September

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October   

Free online Demo and Q&A

We are organising 2 more sessions in both  October and November for members dates below to demo and answer questions on technology for Members/Meeetings

We have prepared two non-technical guide on how to connect to a sessions a One Page - How to Join (download a copy here) and a Full Guide to Zoom (download a copy here) if you want to set up your own Zoom Account and manage meeetings using Zoom.

9th September 2pm        CMIW01

Make it Wild with Helen Neave

More details about them, their shop and volunteering opportunities can be found at www.makeitwild.co.uk

If you missed this one a further course will be available scroll down for dates .

15th September 7pm        SSS01

Sex, Secrets, Scandal and Salacious Gossip of the Royal Court 1660-1830 with Sarah Slater

If you missed this talk look out for a further talk in October on  the Ghosts of Hampton Court

22nd September 10.30am WBY01

Write a Book in a Year with Hazel Goss

Hazel is a retired teacher, carer for a disable husband, grandmother and author from Harrogate. She caused a stir in book circles two years ago with her first work of fiction, Forced to Flee, about ethnic cleansing in former Yugoslavia.
She has gone on to write several other books, the latest being The Pathway Back and reveals in her talk how you could write your own book.
For more details of Hazel’s books, visit Amazon and search for Hazel Goss, where the paperback and Kindle formats are both available.

23rd September

2pm        

SBB01

Soaps, Balms and Butters with Rachel Hutton

Rachel is a very accomplished craftswoman who has provided a wide range of courses at Alma House. This demonstration is the first of her online support courses.
Rachel will demonstrate a range of 9 natural beautiful beauty products which you can make at home. These will include a range of both every day and luxury soaps, shampoo soaps, hand, lip and foot balms and also body butters.
It is intended that you watch the demonstration, but you will have the option to purchase a kit to run alongside the demonstration which will have all the ingredients and recipe cards in it for you to make at your leisure after the zoom demonstration.
Before or after the session you can follow these links to get:
PDF downloadable recipes and notes for all 9 items:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/832058784/wi-zoom-demo-wednesday-23rd-sept-200-pdf?ref=shop_home_active_3&frs=1
Printed & posted recipes and notes for all 9 items:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/845963999/wi-zoom-demo-wednesday-23rd-sept-200?ref=shop_home_active_2&frs=1
All ingredients plus recipes and notes posted for all 9 items:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/845965777/wi-zoom-demo-wednesday-23rd-sept-200?ref=shop_home_active_1&frs=1

29th September 7pm        LVW01

Life with Victoria Wood with Chris Foote-Wood (her brother)

Chris is a politician, author, editor and publisher and the brother of Victoria Wood.
His talk relates their unusual family life and how he instigated the memorial statue and wrote her biography, Victoria Wood. Comedy Genius – Her Life And Work. The book is available from Amazon.

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7th October

Wednesday

7:00pm

HIS01

Have you got family secrets to pass on?

History in a shoebox                          

Vivienne Rivis will show you how to manage interesting things from the past to hand on to future generations.

8th October

Thursday

10:30am MAC01

Macramé: Session 1 Learn how to make the knots with Judith Stansfield

Judith is the Chair of the Craft and Home Economics Committee. This session is for those of you who have never done macramé or have forgotten the details of how to make the knots that are used to make plant holders, wall hangings, bags etc.
She will go through the basic knots that are used in making macramé in Session 1 and how to make a plant holder in Session 2.
You will need a curtain ring tied to something firm like a chair back or table leg and eight 1 metre lengths of string, cord or thick wool in four different colours.
If you don’t have different colours, you can colour the ends with different coloured felt-tips to help you identify which cord you are working with.

12th October

Monday

7:00pm ZP01

Have some fun! Zoom Pirates

Our own Liz Whapples is organising a Pirates Zoom game, which will be entertainment for you and your family.

14th October

Wednesday

7:00pm VS01

Fancy a private singalong of old favourites?

with Vintage singer Hattie Bee


Hattie will entertain with a commentary and selection of songs from the past that you can join in at home, no matter how rusty your vocal chords have become during lockdown!

15th October

Thursday

7:30pm FOC03

Free online Demo and Q&A

Book Direct with Hazel Smyth via email to web.nwyorkswi@yahoo.co.uk

We are organising 2 more sessions in both  October and November for members dates below to demo and answer questions on technology for Members/Meeetings

We have prepared two non-technical guide on how to connect to a sessions a One Page - How to Join (download a copy here) and a Full Guide to Zoom (download a copy here) if you want to set up your own Zoom Account and manage meeetings using Zoom.

20th October

Tuesday

2:00pm HW01

Hackfall Woods

Wander through the woods and keep your feet dry! David Mason will provide a photographic guide to the wooded landscape of the Woodland Trust site in Nidderdale

21st October

Wednesday

2:00pm FOC03

Free online Demo and Q&A

Book Direct with Hazel Smyth via email to web.nwyorkswi@yahoo.co.uk

We are organising 2 more sessions in both  October and November for members dates below to demo and answer questions on technology for Members/Meeetings

We have prepared two non-technical guide on how to connect to a sessions a One Page - How to Join (download a copy here) and a Full Guide to Zoom (download a copy here) if you want to set up your own Zoom Account and manage meeetings using Zoom.

21st October

Wednesday

7:00pm UN01

Is there modern slavery on your doorstep?

Clare Mills  will provide information about modern slavery and what to look for. It is one of this year’s National Resolutions and can happen even in our peaceful rural areas. If you wish to provide more support for this organisation, donations can be made at https://www.unseenuk.org/support-us/donate

30th October

Friday

7:00pm GHC01

A spooky Halloween jaunt from your own armchair

Ghosts at Hampton Court with Sarah Slater

Working with the ghosts of Hampton Court Palace' is Sarah’s most popular talk, about her experiences working with the ghosts at Hampton Court Palace, what it is like to wander the galleries late at night on her own in the dark, the history, stories and sightings of ghosts over the years - a topical talk for Halloween!

Sarah gave us a very good talk in September on Sex, Secrets, Scandal and Salacious Gossip of the Royal Court 1660-1830 - don't miss this one!

31st October

Saturday

10:30am  

Busy Bees !

Rachel Hutton will demonstrate how you can support bees by learning how to use their products to make useful things

More Course will be added for November so keep checking for further opportunities.