Archive for March, 2020

Mary Boyd Competition 2020

The International Sub-Committee once again ran its annual Mary Boyd Competition and this year entrants were tasked with creating a child’s pencil case in any medium.  As you can see, there were lots of colourful entries ...


Scrapbook Competition 2020

Each year entrants to the Scrapbook Competition use various craft techniques, materials, photography and layouts to compile a vivid, colourful scrapbook depicting the story of their Institute’s activities from the previous WI...



Meeting Queen Azizah of Malaysia

Showcase of WI Craftwork for the Queen of Malaysia It was a great honour for the Federation to receive an invitation to attend an afternoon with Her Majesty Queen Azizah of Malaysia on Wednesday 11th December 2019 at ACWW Centr...


Ulster History Circle Unveils Blue Plaque in Honour of WI Founder Dorothea Florence Macausland

Friday, 6th March 2020 was a very proud day for the Women’s Institute, particularly the WI in Garvagh, as the Ulster History Circle unveiled a blue plaque at St. Paul’s Church in the town, to commemorate Dorothea Fl...



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April 2020 Edition

Featured in this month’s magazine: Meeting Queen Azizah of Malaysia! Health Matters – Exercise & Fitness Down To Earth – Gardening in April Crewel Embroidery – get creative with our craft page! Phyll...



IVEAGH AREA QUIZ

On 29th February the Area Quiz, hosted by Waringstown, was held in Waringstown Primary School. All Institutes were represented and many members came to support their Quiz team. Following a welcome by Ann Harnett Area President,...


CRAFTING DAY

Organised by Sandra Ledlie. Executive Member a Craft Day was organised for 8th February. Approx 100 people gathered at Belmont Hotel Banbridge along with tutors to participate in 6 different crafts or to join the ‘Natters...