Event Reports

WI Ladies at the ACWW 29th Triennial World Conference in Melbourne, Australia 2019

(Thursday 4th – Wednesday 10th April 2019) ’90 Years of Achievements. Building 90 Years of Opportunities’ Snapshots of our WI International ladies at the ACWW Conference in Melbourne, Australia…   ...


WI Members Supporting ACWW’s ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign 2019

Women Walking Worldwide in aid of ACWW! The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) held its international Women Walk the World Day on Monday 29th April 2019. On days in and around this special date, a number of WI Areas a...



Drama Festival 2019

Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Lesley Dowds welcomed a large audience to the annual Federation Drama Festival, on Saturday 13th April in Macosquin Presbyterian Chruch Hall, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry. Five Institutes – Armoy...


Bowls Final 2019

The Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee hosted the Federation Final of the 2019 Bowls tournament, held in Omagh Presbyterian Church Hall on Saturday 30th March.  There were representatives from each of the twenty-one Areas and ...



AGM 2019 – Award Winners

AGM Award Winners 2019 Congratulations to the following talented WI members who recently won prestigious awards, which were presented at the Annual General Meeting in the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Thursday 21st March 2019:   Ho...


AGM 2019 – Scrapbook Competition – Winners

Scrapbook Competition 2019 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 acti...



AGM 2019

The 78th Annual General Meeting The 78th AGM was held on Thursday 21st March 2019 in the Europa Hotel, Belfast – a new venue for this year.  The proceedings were chaired by Federation President Lady Anthony Hamilton and the ...


Music Festival 2019

The annual Federation Music Festival was arranged by the Arts Sub-Committee and held on Saturday 9th March 2019 at Roseyards Presbyterian Church Hall, Ballymoney. There was an eclectic mix of styles and content, ranging from sh...



Federation Chairman Collette Craig Honoured with MBE Award!

Congratulations to Federation Chairman Collette Craig who was awarded the MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019!  Collette received this accolade for services to the community in Londonderry and recently enjoyed ...


Arts Festival 2019 – ‘A Breath of Spring’

The Arts Sub-Committee organised the annual Arts Coffee Morning, held on 15th February 2019 at Federation House.  Around eighty-four members attended from ‘Derry and Antrim and Down, Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone’ to enjoy ...