Lancashire Federation of Women's Institutes

Welcome to the Lancashire Federation of Women's institutes

Formed in 1920, LFWI has over 8000 members across 174 WIs.  

Meet the Team

The LFWI Board of Trustees comprises 12 members who meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  LFWI employs two part-time staff members.

Our Lancashire WIs

Interested in joining the WI?  Browse our list of Lancashire WI meeting dates and venues for a WI near you.  You will be assured of a warm welcome.  

Forthcoming Events

The Board of Trustees and LFWI Sub-Committees provide a diverse range of educational workshops, cultural events, leisure activities and excursions.  Find out more about our forthcoming events.

Our Sub-committees

Find out more about the work of our Sub-Committees and also how you might become involved.


Denman is the WIs centre for learning, offering a wealth of opportunities to learn new skills in the field of cookery, craft and lifestyle.  Our Denman Ambassador is Kay Hopkinson from Grindleton WI.

LFWI - centenary year 2020