Issue 10: May 2021

Your latest national WI news

 Welcome to the WI's latest newsletter. We've got a busy month ahead so scroll down to find activities, news and online events for both WI members and non-members to join!

Me, Myself and WI starts today!

Today is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and we're delighted to launch our new initiative, Me, Myself and WI, encouraging you to take care of your mental and physical wellbeing. We have a whole host of fantastic mindful activities for members alongside several free online events open to everyone. Join us for one of the following later this week!

Peek inside WI Life!
The May/June issue of WI Life has landed with members! This month's magazine is a mental wellbeing special! The beautiful cover is designed by Let's Make Jam WI member Lynn Barrow aka The Quirky Bird. We spoke to six inspiring members, who bravely shared their mental health and wellbeing stories.

Read a digital version of the May/June issue here.
Join our Women in Leadership webinar
On Friday 21 May from 1pm - 2.30pm, we will be hosting an exciting free webinar on ‘Women in Leadership'. You will have the chance to hear from an excellent panel of speakers who will come together to discuss the importance of having more women in leadership in tackling climate change, achieving gender equality and building towards Covid-19 recovery.

Book your free ticket here.
'A New Route for Local Bus Services'
As part of our Get on Board campaign, we recently launched a report which calls on both local and national Governments to take action to enable an adequate provision of bus services.

You can read the full report, and what we're calling for, on our website.
Try a Denman at Home course!
Are you interested in literature, history, craft, food, travel or gardening? Explore our range of online courses with Denman at Home! This week we also have a FREE Denman at Home comedy evening with award winning comedian Rob Rouse!
Browse the listings here. 
Strawberry Swirl Cupcakes

Enjoy these sweet and simple strawberry swirl cupcakes, with floral decoration, one of our new recipes as part of #MeMyselfandWI 

Click here for the recipe.

Rock Painting
A fun project suitable for kids to join in! Decorate your rocks with uplifting messages and leave them around the community to brighten someone's day.

Click here for the step-by-step instructions.
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