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· Networking
Social
Grab a coffee and head over to the Networking area to meet up with friends. Three minute chats, assigned at random.
Becky Hayward Elizabeth Howe Lynne Stubbings Kath Vale Sara Galloway Jenny Burton Carole Greene Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Yve Robinson Pat Poole Hilary Haworth Joycelyn Cull Jenny Street Margaret Kaye Judith Forster Jane Cutler Deborah Sanders
2021-05-26T10:00:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Social https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Doors open
Time to explore before we go live on Stage
Margaret Kaye Jenny Street Jenny Burton Carole Greene Thelma Sackman Judith Forster
2021-05-26T10:00:00Z 2021-05-26T10:30:00Z Europe/London Doors+open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Info and Help Desk
Help getting around the event
Joycelyn Cull Carole Greene Thelma Sackman Judith Forster Linda Nicholls Yve Robinson Lynn Foster
2021-05-26T10:00:00Z 2021-05-26T16:00:00Z Europe/London Info+and+Help+Desk https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Silver Cup Voting
Vote for your favourite
Sara Galloway Pat Poole Margaret Kaye Jenny Burton
2021-05-26T10:00:00Z 2021-05-26T14:00:00Z Europe/London Silver+Cup+Voting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Leisure & Lifestyle: News and Events
News and Events from BFWI Leisure & Lifestyle team
Pat Poole Hilary Haworth Jenny Burton Carole Greene Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Margaret Kaye Jenny Street
2021-05-26T10:01:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Leisure+%26+Lifestyle%3A+News+and+Events https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Science & Society: News and Events
News and Events from BFWI Science & Society team
Pat Poole Hilary Haworth Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Joycelyn Cull Jane Cutler
2021-05-26T10:01:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Science+%26+Society%3A+News+and+Events https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Creative Crafts: News and Events
News and Events from BFWI Creative Crafts team
Pat Poole Hilary Haworth Jenny Burton Carole Greene Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Margaret Kaye
2021-05-26T10:01:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Creative+Crafts%3A+News+and+Events https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Member Support: News and Events
Help and advice on running your WI with Member Support. Downloads available here for meeting documents. Chat with WI Advisers or source promotional materials
Pat Poole Carole Greene Linda Nicholls Joycelyn Cull Thelma Sackman Lynn Foster Yve Robinson Judith Forster
2021-05-26T10:01:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Member+Support%3A+News+and+Events https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Speakers Sub-Committee: News and Updates
Finding a Speaker
Jenny Burton
2021-05-26T10:01:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Speakers+Sub-Committee%3A+News+and+Updates https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Equality Diversity & Inclusion
Conscious inclusion in the WI
Kim Edwards
2021-05-26T10:01:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Equality+Diversity+%26+Inclusion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Centenary Table Panel
The Big Reveal
Margaret Kaye Deborah Sanders
2021-05-26T10:10:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Centenary+Table+Panel+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
2020 Remembered
Take your seats as we look back over a year like no other
Sara Galloway Joycelyn Cull
2021-05-26T10:15:00Z 2021-05-26T10:25:00Z Europe/London 2020+Remembered https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Centenary Pennants
All 94 WI Pennants beautifully curated and audio described. Can you spot yours?
Margaret Kaye Kim Edwards
2021-05-26T10:15:00Z 2021-05-26T21:00:00Z Europe/London Centenary+Pennants https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening the meeting
Welcome and Housekeeping notes from Sara Galloway, Federation Secretary
Pat Poole Sara Galloway
2021-05-26T10:30:00Z 2021-05-26T10:33:00Z Europe/London Opening+the+meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening the meeting
Join in at home as we remember our 2015 national centenary meeting at the Royal Albert Hall
Jenny Burton Carole Greene Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Yve Robinson Sara Galloway Pat Poole Hilary Haworth Joycelyn Cull Jenny Street Margaret Kaye Judith Forster
2021-05-26T10:33:00Z 2021-05-26T10:35:00Z Europe/London Opening+the+meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening the meeting
Federation Chair, Pat Poole, opens proceedings
Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T10:35:00Z 2021-05-26T10:45:00Z Europe/London Opening+the+meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening the meeting
Adoption of the Standing Orders: Delegates vote
Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Sara Galloway Joycelyn Cull Hilary Haworth Margaret Kaye Jenny Street Jenny Burton Carole Greene Pat Poole
2021-05-26T10:36:00Z 2021-05-26T10:45:00Z Europe/London Opening+the+meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening the meeting
Presentation of the Minutes of the 2019 Annual Council Meeting
Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Sara Galloway Joycelyn Cull Hilary Haworth Margaret Kaye Jenny Street Jenny Burton Carole Greene Pat Poole
2021-05-26T10:36:00Z 2021-05-26T10:45:00Z Europe/London Opening+the+meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Chair's Address
Federation Chair, Pat Poole, reports on the Federation's activities for the year.
Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T10:45:00Z 2021-05-26T10:59:00Z Europe/London Chair%27s+Address https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Financial Statement
The Honorary Treasurer presents the Federation's performance for the year ending 30/11/2020. Followed by a vote to approve the financial statement
Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Sara Galloway Joycelyn Cull Pat Poole Margaret Kaye Jenny Street Jenny Burton Carole Greene Hilary Haworth
2021-05-26T11:00:00Z 2021-05-26T11:14:00Z Europe/London Financial+Statement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Appointment of IFE
Proposal, seconding and delegate vote on the appointment of the federation's independent financial examiners for 2020-2021
Hilary Haworth Margaret Kaye Judith Forster Yve Robinson Sara Galloway
2021-05-26T11:13:00Z 2021-05-26T11:20:00Z Europe/London Appointment+of+IFE https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Morning Speaker Session
Lynne Stubbings, NFWI Chair
Hilary Haworth Lynn Foster Lynne Stubbings
2021-05-26T11:20:00Z 2021-05-26T11:45:00Z Europe/London Morning+Speaker+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Morning Speaker Session
Lord Lieutenant, Countess Howe
Kim Edwards Linda Nicholls Elizabeth Howe
2021-05-26T11:45:00Z 2021-05-26T12:02:00Z Europe/London Morning+Speaker+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lunch time Speaker Session
Becky Hayward, Prison Governor
Becky Hayward Jane Cutler
2021-05-26T12:00:00Z 2021-05-26T14:00:00Z Europe/London Lunch+time+Speaker+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lunch time Speaker Session
Kath Vale, Dementia Adventure
Kath Vale Susan Paxton
2021-05-26T12:00:00Z 2021-05-26T14:00:00Z Europe/London Lunch+time+Speaker+Session+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lunch time Speaker Session
The climate Ambassadors present their work for the year, including a viewing of the 'climate scarf'
2021-05-26T12:00:00Z 2021-05-26T14:00:00Z Europe/London Lunch+time+Speaker+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Stage Break
Take this opportunity to visit exhibitor and federation booths and fringe sessions
Joycelyn Cull Hilary Haworth
2021-05-26T12:03:00Z 2021-05-26T14:00:00Z Europe/London Stage+Break+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Guest Speaker, Jay Blades
Jay Blades, restorer and presenter, talks about his life, his work and his strong sense of community
Judith Forster Yve Robinson Hilary Haworth Thelma Sackman Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Sara Galloway Joycelyn Cull Pat Poole Margaret Kaye Jenny Street Jenny Burton Carole Greene
2021-05-26T14:02:00Z 2021-05-26T14:47:00Z Europe/London Guest+Speaker%2C+Jay+Blades https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Silver Cup Results
Your votes counted and the winner announced
Margaret Kaye Jenny Burton Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T14:55:00Z 2021-05-26T15:05:00Z Europe/London Silver+Cup+Results https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Presentation of Certificates, Cups and Awards
We announce the winners of the BFWI Centenary Gran Raffle Draw
Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T15:04:00Z 2021-05-26T15:20:00Z Europe/London Presentation+of+Certificates%2C+Cups+and+Awards https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Presentation of Certificates, Cups and Awards
Congratulate our WIs in their Anniversary year, our 100 Miles for 100 Years 'finishers', and our newest WI Advisers
Jenny Street Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T15:05:00Z 2021-05-26T15:20:00Z Europe/London Presentation+of+Certificates%2C+Cups+and+Awards https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Presentation of Certificates, Cups and Awards
Congratulate winners of the 101 Words Competition, Lady Denman finalists, and more
Jenny Street Carole Greene Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T15:05:00Z 2021-05-26T15:20:00Z Europe/London Presentation+of+Certificates%2C+Cups+and+Awards https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Thanks and Farewells
We respond to feedback on the event, and thank our Guests, our Officers, Staff and Volunteers
Margaret Kaye Kim Edwards Pat Poole Joycelyn Cull Jenny Street Sara Galloway Bucks Comms
2021-05-26T15:20:00Z 2021-05-26T15:25:00Z Europe/London Thanks+and+Farewells https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Thanks and Farewells
Federation Chair, Pat Poole, brings the conference to a close.
Sara Galloway Pat Poole
2021-05-26T15:25:00Z 2021-05-26T15:30:00Z Europe/London Thanks+and+Farewells https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Anthem
Join in at home as we close the meeting with the National Anthem
Joycelyn Cull Pat Poole Hilary Haworth Margaret Kaye Jenny Street Jenny Burton Carole Greene Thelma Sackman Judith Forster Kim Edwards Lynn Foster Linda Nicholls Yve Robinson Sara Galloway
2021-05-26T15:30:00Z 2021-05-26T15:33:00Z Europe/London Anthem https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Special Reprise: Countess Howe
Countess Howe, Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire
Elizabeth Howe Bucks Comms Elizabeth Howe
2021-05-26T16:00:00Z 2021-05-26T16:20:00Z Europe/London Special+Reprise%3A+Countess+Howe https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fannual-council-meeting Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Becky Hayward

Governor HMP Grendon & Springhill

Joycelyn Cull

Chair of Communications, BFWI Trustee

Pat Poole

Chair, BFWI

Kim Edwards

Vice Chair, BFWI

Margaret Kaye

Chair of Creative Crafts, BFWI Trustee

Thelma Sackman

BFWI Trustee

Lynn Foster

Vice Chair, BFWI

Kath Vale

Dementia Adventure

Lynne Stubbings

Chair, NFWI

Elizabeth Howe

Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire

Sara Galloway

Federation Secretary

Yve Robinson

Member Support, WI Adviser, IFE Trainer

Linda Nicholls

BFWI Trustee

Judith Forster

Chair of Member Support

Carole Greene

BFWI Trustee

Jenny Burton

BFWI Trustee

Jenny Street

Chair of Leisure & Lifestyle, BFWI Trustee

Hilary Haworth

Honorary Treasurer, BFWI

Elizabeth Howe

PA to Lord Lieutenant

Yvonne Alton

Climate Ambassador

Catherine Campbell

Climate Ambassador

Deborah Sanders

Table Panel Project Lead

Jane Cutler

Chair, Science & Society

Bucks Comms

Chair of Communications, BFWI Trustee

Susan Paxton

Trustee, Travel and Holidays Officer

The event is over

The WI offers friendship, community engagement, educational opportunities, activity, activism and fun.

Booths

Dementia Adventure

Thinking differently about dementia

Awards, Cups and Presentations

To Music from SEFWI: Women Who Jam

Climate Ambassadors

Session Presentation from 12:15pm 26th May

Centenary+1 Merchandise

Visit our On-line Store

Memorial Book

Buckinghamshire Federation of WIs Memorial Book 2020

Campaigns

100 years of WI campaigns

Centenary Table Panel

The Big Reveal

Crusader Holidays

Discover the best of Britain and Europe by Coach

Beautifully Different

Winslow Market Place and On-line

Silver Cup

Vote for your favourite!

WI Enterprises

Helping to finance the Women's Institute's aims and objectives through a variety of commercial activities.

Griffiths Bros

Premium Spirits

Science & Society

Events, competitions and challenges

Centenary Pennants

A video presentation, audio described

Leisure & Lifestyle

Events, competitions and challenges

Creative Crafts

Events, competitions and challenges

Member Support

Help and Advice for Running your WI

Walkers Bulbs

The WI Bulb Scheme

Speakers

Finding a Speaker

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Recognising, embracing and celebrating difference

Denman @ Home

Denman comes to you

Info & Helpdesk

Helping you to get the most out of today's event

Rose Hill Designs

Creating award-winning Pop Art designs

Christine Green

Graphic designer and crafter