Ards Peninsula Area

New Federation Chairman from the Ards Peninsula Area

BREAKING NEWS!   The Members of the Ards Peninsula Area send our congratulations and best wishes to our Ards Peninsula Area Executive member, Elizabeth Warden, who has just been elected as the new Chairman of the Federatio...


Portaferry

Prior to the summer recess, members enjoyed: May – a plant sale was held.  Some Portaferry members conducted a floral art demonstration.  Six beautiful, modern and easy to do at home designs were finished.  The raffle ...



Portaferry

Portaferry WI’s 80th Birthday Celebrations Begin!   The Portaferry Institute is the second oldest WI in Northern Ireland and to mark this milestone the Institute was invited by the Tourist Board to set up an exhibiti...


Donaghadee

Prior to the summer recess members have enjoyed the following meetings: May – President Audrey welcomed members, guests from neighbouring Institutes and Executive Member, Elizabeth to Hospitality Evening in May. The speak...



Ballywalter

A Happy Exchange with Kirkley WI Northumberland For almost twenty years the Institutes in Northumberland and Ballywalter in County Down have been making exchange visits.  In this their 50th Anniversary year, eleven members of ...


Ballyholme

Annual General Meeting 2014 Congratulations to Anne Mck , who has been elected as President.



Ballygrainey

The new season will commence September 2014. Before the summer recess members have during the past months enjoyed: March – visiting the Excelsior Picture Theatre and were welcomed by Roy.  After watching “Breakfast...


Ballyblack

September 2014   Speakers: Abernethy Butter  Competition: Unusual Butterdish Alison and Will Abernethy provided a demonstration of buttermaking from an old fashioned churn at the September meeting.  The members were then ab...



Donaghadee

President, Audrey, welcomed everyone to the October meeting, including Nial of Ringhaddy Daffodils, who was the guest speaker. His business is breeding and planting up to 500 varieties of daffodils, some of which have won Gold ...


Portaferry

October’s meeting was the AGM. President, Betty, flew in from India, to attend. Nora chaired proceedings and also discussed the responsibilites of the Home & Garden Sub- Committee of which Nora is Chairman of. Betty w...