Event Reports

Quiz Final 2017

The Federation Quiz Final took place in Hillsborough Village Centre on Wednesday 17th May 2017, with all twenty-one WI Areas taking part.  Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee Chairman Ann McCurdy welcomed everyone and introduce...


Drama Festival 2017

Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Carole Baird welcomed everyone to the annual Federation Drama Festival, held this year on Saturday 1st April in Mountjoy Presbyterian Church hall, Omagh. A special mention was made to Mrs Ita McVeigh...



Bowls Final 2017

After two venue changes, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee members were very fortunate to be offered the venue of the Holy Trinity Parish Church hall at Soldierstown, Aghalee to host the Fe...


Music Festival 2017

Second Comber Presbyterian Church hall was packed to capacity on Saturday 11th March 2017 for the Federation’s annual Music Festival 2017.  Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Carole Baird welcomed everyone to the event, including F...



Arts Festival 2017

Coffee Morning at Federation House The Arts Sub-Committee organised the annual Coffee Morning on Friday 10th February 2017 at Federation House.  Members attended from ‘Derry and Antrim and Down, Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone...


Victoria Square Bake Off Final

On Saturday 4th March 2017 the quest of Victoria Square and the Women’s Institute to find the best ‘Victoria Square’ Sandwich in Northern Ireland came to an end when Jennifer Creelman from Macosquin WI, repres...



Victoria Square Bake Off Semi-Final

The Quest To Find The Best ‘Victoria Square Sandwich’ In Northern Ireland! Victoria Square Shopping Centre recently teamed up with the Women’s Institute to find the best Victoria Sandwich baker in Northern Ireland. On Sat...


Christmas Event 2016 – Christmas Sparkle!

Five hundred and seventy ladies from WIs all over Northern Ireland attended the Home and Garden Christmas event in the Armagh City Hotel on Saturday 19th November 2016. This year’s event was entitled ‘Christmas Sparkle’ a...



World Rural Women’s Day 2016

The WI celebrated the International Day of Rural Women with the annual World Rural Women’s Day meeting held this year in the Loughshore Hotel, Carrickfergus on Saturday 15th October. International Sub-Committee Chairman Agnes...


Autumn Council Meeting 2016

The Autumn Council Meeting was held in the Loughshore Hotel, Carrickfergus on Saturday 15th October after the WRWD meeting. Federation President Lady Anthony Hamilton chaired the proceedings and greetings were received from Cou...