Denman is the WI’s educational college, set in 17 acres of beautiful grounds in Marcham, Oxfordshire. The college was established in 1948 and offers the opportunity to experience both day and residential courses in a variety of subjects, from arts and crafts, to cookery, dance and numerous lifestyle choices. You’ll probably be surprised at the range and choice of subjects available!
Denman is open to both members and non-WI Guests. Bursaries are available for members – MFWI offer two £150 bursaries and there are some from Denman itself.
As well as courses there are special one-off events, shows and talks.
The Denman website has details of all of the courses and special events available.
The college can also be booked for private functions if you’re looking for somewhere for a meeting or conference.
Denman Designer Day – 20th February 2020
Middlesex Federation held a special designer day at Denman on 20th February 2020. Participants had the opportunity to try two courses, Silver Clay Jewellery and Willow Work.
Middlesex Denman Weekend – 16th to 18th November 2018 – the special weekend at Denman for Middlesex members was a tremendous success. An amazing amount of cheese was made, some very talented artists started to blossom and other members had fun dancing and learning how to keep themselves fit and well.
MFWI Denman Bursary Winners 2019
Katherine Earl, Harrow on the Hill WI
Julie Bloomfield, Halliford WI
MFWI Annual Council Meeting Denman Dip Winner 2019
Dallas Barnes-Hughes, Halliford WI
200+Club Denman Bursary Winners 2019
Pat Gravette, Iver WI
Carole McKetchnie, West Drayton WI
MFWI Craft Committee Denman Bursary Winner 2019
Carol Kelly, Sunbury Village WI