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Kirsty Bowen
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Sheffield loves a bit of sauce…..and so does SHWI!
Our June meeting saw us being joined by Ian Reddington, actor, former Tricky Dicky (never died on screen!) and film maker, to screen his documentary ‘Relish’! SHWI members with Ian Henderson’s Relish (aka Hendo’s) is a Sheffield legend -  a condiment-based...
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More fundraising at Sunfest
We're really pleased to say we raised £600 at Sunfest beer festival at the Rising Sun on Fulwood Road. It was the second year that we've been invited by Abbeydale Brewery and had a stall selling cake and savoury goods for those hungry beer drinkers. This ye...
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SHWI learn car maintenance with Kwik Fit
There’s nothing more confusing than trying to work out what your car is trying to tell you when its lights go all funny on the dashboard.  I love driving, it gives me freedom, it means I can go to lots of lovely places at the weekends with my hubby and our ...
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Ooh la la! Wine tasting with Le Bon Vin
Our SHWI May 2017 meeting saw Patrice from Le Bon Vin come and talk to us about WINE! And give generous tasters. And told us how attractive we are. And got distracted by a moustache on a cup. And had quite a strong accent and so was difficult to follow at t...
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Jam, Gin and Jerusalem: WI teams up with local companies to make charity jam for Sheffield Food Festival
South Yorkshire’s largest WI group have teamed up with local food and drink companies to create a boozy jam. Seven Hills WI’s raspberry and gin jam features ingredients from Catherine’s Choice jam and Locksley Distillery Company , who produce Sheffield’s Ro...
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Getting historical with Meredith Towne
Last month, we had my ideal meeting: History. Clothes. Women. REAL historical bags. On arrival, our speaker, Meredith Towne proceeded to unpack a history lover’s dream from her boxes. Edwardian dresses were placed onto dummies, fur trimmed boots worn by a r...
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Hey Honey! Buzzin' over bees
For March's meeting, Beekeeper Bronwen White joined us to teach us all about the art and skill involved in keeping bees, an essential part of our ecosystem.  We heard all about the different types of bee we may find in our gardens (including my personal fav...
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Girl Gang Sheffield and our new charity of the year
Our February meeting was a miserable, cold and wet night, several Committee members were ill, but it was the night we discovered our church has some sort of underfloor heating system. It was like winning the lottery, warm parquet is a actual thing.  We open...
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Don Valley Carol Service
We organised a special carol service last Saturday for the Don Valley Group of WI's in Sheffield in collaboration with St Andrew's UR church where we meet regularly. A big thank you to our events team who organised the event and all the members who voluntee...
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WI pie features in second helping of Sheffield cookbook
South Yorkshire’s largest WI group feature in a new Sheffield cookbook with a special pie recipe from one of their members. The recipe, written by Seven Hills WI (SHWI) member Di Coupe, is one of 80 local recipes in ‘The Sheffield Cookbook: Second Helpings’...
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