Welcome to the Yorkshire Countrywomen's Association. An organisation with over 4,000 members throughout the county of Yorkshire. Whether your interests are crafts, competitions, holidays/outings, gardening or just fun and friendship, we hope we offer something to suit all tastes.

There are 125 branches throughout the county who meet in various local venues, or even a member's own home once a month for a get-together or to be entertained by a speaker or demonstrator.

In addition Central Committee organise several events which bring members from all the Ridings together, this culminates at the end of the year with the annual Christmas Carol Service in York Minster.

Members keep in touch with events via a monthly newsletter, a quarterly magazine and the website. To view some of the activities our members enjoy and also to learn more about us, click on any icon either below or at the side of this page.

See what we get up to
  • Crafts

    One of the aims of the Association is to further the skills and knowledge of our members and to preserve the heritage of Yorkshire. Our Association is therefore represented at most local and county shows where members demonstrate various skills such as rag rugging, prick and stitch, card making, cookery, quilting and beading to name but a few.
    We also attend the Town and Countryside Days during June at The Showground in Harrogate. This event provides primary aged schoolchildren from around the county the opportunity to take part in a series of 'hands-on' workshops to sample local craft skills and learn about the countryside

  • holidays

    One of the highlights of the social calendar must be the holidays arranged by members for members, although husbands are most welcome to join our ladies if they dare!
    Recent destinations have included Scotland, Highgrove House, Chatsworth. Trips organised in the past include a theatre trip to London to see 'The Sound of Music', Calke Abbey in Derbyshire.

    See our calendar link for more social events throughout the County.

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Our President Mrs Audrey Totty MBE leaving No 10 Downing Street after meeting the Prime Minister and his wife

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