Welcome to Example Federation

Pamela StoddartFederation Chairman

Welcome to the Nottinghamshire Federation

Please look at Stop Press for latest news and Information for WIs.
County Office is now closed. Please look at the County Office page for updates

August: An Information sheet has been sent to every WI either by Office 365 email or by post.

Would officers of WIs please access your Office 365 emails.  Thank you.


The Federation's postponed Annual Meeting will take place as a virtual (Zoom) meeting on Wednesday 23 September at 7.00pm. Information regarding booking a place will be sent to WI Secretaries, via Office 365 emails or by paper. Refunds of ticket money has been processed.


Social media has become increasingly popular and it’s a great way to communicate with members and share information.

Did you know that Notts Federation has an Instagram account (NottinghamshireWI) and a Facebook page (NottinghamshireWI)?

It’s great way to Share news!  So tell us what you been doing; what you been making; or places you have visited. Let’s us advertise your events, promote your celebrations or get an answer to a question.

We are looking for interesting and inspiring articles and features so if you can help please get in touch; ideas are book reviews; film or tv reviews; recipes – food or drinks, craft ideas or quizzes. Get in touch via the accounts above or email suzanneplamping@nottswi.org.uk


Our headquarters, Trent Bridge House (County House) is located in the market town of Newark on the eastern borders of the county. The Board of Trustees & Committees bring everyone together to share in a range of activities, each committee have their own web page with reports of events and the latest news.. Do you want to Start a NEW WI ? Have a look at the information. See the Calendar for 2020


We have lots of fun & laughter with a variety of events and classes with a mix of education and entertainment thrown in.  Art, Craft and Sports - you name it we do it! . We hope to continue from September - if we can.  Denman College is holding on-line courses. Our monthly Newsletter - The Hornblower keeps everyone informed, currently an email version only.

We attend the County Show at Newark in May, was cancelled this year. The WI Marquee would have had an exhibition by WIs on the theme of 'The Roaring Twenties' and displays plus the WI Show. During the year our members are made aware of Community concerns and raise funds for  ACWW. Associated Country Women of the World. 

Nottinghamshire Federation was established in late 1917, we have 116 WIs and over 4200 members.  If you are looking to make new friends or have recently moved into Nottinghamshire - come and join us. You can either type in your POST CODE in the search box at the top of the page or go to Find a WI. There will be a WI near to you or why not start a new one, please Contact us.

If you are visiting the area or have recently moved, please contact us here at County House, Trent Bridge House, Tel No: 01636 673550. email: secretary@nottswi.org.uk . Our staff: Sue Sanderson, Federation Secretary, Sandra and Heather, are always pleased to welcome visitors or call in for a cup of tea during office hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am-3pm. CLOSED THURSDAY & FRIDAY. Please note the County Office is closed until further notice.

We will be delighted to see you.

Pamela Stoddart
Federation Chairman