Welcome to Example Federation

Helen RoseFederation Chairman

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Welcome to the Nottinghamshire Federation

May:  The Federation Officers elected at the Trustee first meeting for 2022-2023 are: 

Chairman. Dr. Helen Rose. Vice Chairs. Wendy Richardson and Helen Ainley. Treasurer. Jenny Bailey

County Quiz results:  1st  Hucknall Leenside 2 are the winners for 2022 with 75.5 pts Congratulations!

The winning team

quiz winners

2nd: 75 pts Lapwings Unlimited  

Joint 3rd: 74 pts Staythorpe Slatterns  and Dorewood Dames.

County Quiz Top Ten results download


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

Events coming up. For more details please see County Office & Downloads 


How to apply: email via admin@nottswi.org.uk, or enclosure

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

Notts Federation has an Instagram account (NottinghamshireWI) and a Facebook page (NottinghamshireWI)? It’s great way to Share news!  So tell us what you've been doing; what you've been making; or places you have visited. Let 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. 


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! . Our monthly Newsletter - The Hornblower keeps everyone informed. Our Communications Team are working hard on all our media platforms. We are a founder member of the Notts Biodiversity Action Group - BAG. Have a look at their website:  www.nottsbag.org.uk

Nottinghamshire Federation was established in late 1917, we have 102 WIs and over 3000 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: admin@nottswi.org.uk . Our staff: Sue Sanderson, Federation Secretary, Heather and Val, 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. 

We will be delighted to see you.

Dr. Helen Rose
Federation Chairman