Event Reports

Golf Competition 2018

WI Golfer of the Year 2018 On a perfect morning for golfing, eighteen ladies travelled to Killymoon Golf Club in Cookstown to compete in the WI’s annual ‘Golfer of the Year’ Competition. On arrival, the ladies enjoyed fre...


WI Homeskills & Handcrafts Competitions – Balmoral Show 2018

Congratulations to the talented winners of the Homeskills and Handcrafts Competitions at Balmoral Show! The Home and Garden Sub-Committee and the Homecraft Sub-Committee were delighted with this year’s entries in the Floral A...



WI at Balmoral Show 2018

The WI marquee at Balmoral Park was a hive of activity and it was yet another eventful and successful Show for the Women’s Institute. Here are some snapshots of this momentous occasion on the WI calendar…  


Quiz Final 2018

The WI Quiz Final took place in Hillsborough Village Centre on Wednesday 9th May 2018.  The proceedings began with Dorothy Andrews, Acting Chairman of the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee, welcoming all and introducing the n...



Introducing The Federation’s New 2018-2021 Office Bearers!

Welcome & Congratulations! There was a buzz of excitement at WI Headquarters at the end of April as voting commenced for the election of the new WI Federation Chairman, Federation Vice-Chairman and Federation Honorary Treas...


Farewell To The Outgoing 2015-2018 Office Bearers

We recently said goodbye to our 2015-2018 Office Bearers – outgoing Federation Chairman Elizabeth Warden (pictured centre), outgoing Federation Vice-Chairman Beth Irwin (pictured right) and outgoing Federation Treasurer Elsie...



WI Members Supporting ACWW’s ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign 2018

Women Walking Worldwide in aid of ACWW! The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) held its international Women Walk the World Day on Sunday 29th April 2018. On days in and around this special date, a number of WI Areas a...


Drama Festival 2018

An enthusiastic audience packed Loanends Presbyterian Church Hall on Saturday 14th April to enjoy the sketches and plays from a number of Institutes.  Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Carole Baird warmly welcomed everyone, includin...



Bowls Final 2018

On Saturday 7th April, nineteen Area finalists headed to Christ Church in Castledawson to take part in the annual Federation Bowls Final.  Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee Acting Chairman Dorothy Andrews gave everyone a very...


Annual General Meeting 2018

The 77th AGM was held on Thursday 22nd March 2018 in the Stormont Hotel, Belfast – a new venue for this year. The proceedings were chaired by Federation President Lady Anthony Hamilton and the Stormont’s ballroom was filled...