Welcome to Example Federation

Pamela StoddartFederation Chairman

Welcome to the Nottinghamshire Federation

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We hope you enjoy receiving the Federation Christmas Card we have sent to every member.  
We wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas.
Please look at Stop Press for latest news and Information for WIs.
Our County Office staff are again taking it in turns being on furlough. The office is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.00am until 3.00pm. The door will be locked, so that we can monitor access but please ring the bell. Protective perspex screens are in place. Please sign in and sanitise hands and wear a face covering. Thank you. Post and emails will be dealt with but maybe not straight away! 

Office Christmas closure: from Thursday 17 December - re-open on Monday 4 January 2021

Please look at the County Office page for updates

December: An Information sheet has been sent to every WI either by Office 365 email or is in the post.

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


Zoom events for Members 

STOP PRESS: Please note all our Zoom events for Nottinghamshire Members are FREE!


Sat 5th December @ 7.00pm Christmas Celebration with Johnny Victory. Join us for the beginning of Christmas

Monday 7th December @ 7.00pm 'Make a paper Christmas Angel'

Wednesday 16th December @ 6.30pm Jo May will be 'Playing the Spoons'  join in or just listen.

Full details and booking on forms all available on County Office page.


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 2020/2021


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! . All our events are taking place via Zoom at the moment.  Denman College is holding on-line courses. Our monthly Newsletter - The Hornblower keeps everyone informed, currently an email version only. 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 4000 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 for the County Office, 2 of our staff are on furlough. Please ring the bell for access . Protective perspex screens are in place. Please sign in and sanitise hands when you come in and wear a face covering. 

We will be delighted to see you.

Pamela Stoddart
Federation Chairman