Event Reports

Autumn Council Meeting & World Rural Women’s Day 2017

WI members from all over the province descended upon the Killyhevlin Hotel in Enniskillen for two very important meetings on the WI calendar.  During the morning, the International Sub-Committee ladies held their annual World ...


Festival of the Spoken Word 2017

The Federation’s annual Festival of Spoken Word was held on Saturday 14th October 2017 in Ballygawley Presbyterian Church Hall, County Tyrone. Mr Paul Coote, Clerk of Session, warmly welcomed everyone to Ballygawley and hande...



WI at the City of Belfast Autumn Flower Show 2017

This year the City of Belfast Autumn Flower Show ran on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September in Botanic Gardens, Belfast and the WI was once again asked to run a class for members. Over the two days, the marquee was a hive o...


Photographic Competition 2017

Reflections The title for the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee’s annual Photographic Competition this year was ‘Reflections’ and entrants were tasked with capturing a striking, original image in keeping with the theme. ...



Golf Competition 2017

WI Golfer Of The Year 2017 On what proved to be an ideal day for golf twenty-one ladies travelled to Tandragee Golf Club to compete in the annual ‘WI Golfer of the Year’ Competition, competing for the prestigious Mi...


WI at Balmoral Show 2017

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… Federation Chairma...



WI Homeskills & Handcrafts Competitions – Balmoral Show 2017

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


WI Members Support ACWW’s ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign 2017

Women Walking Worldwide In Aid Of ACWW The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) held its international Women Walk the World Day on Saturday 29th April 2017. On days in and around this special date, a number of WI Areas ...



Annual General Meeting 2017

The 76th AGM was held on Thursday 23rd March 2017 at the Kings Hall Conference Centre in Belfast and chaired by Federation President Lady Anthony Hamilton. The hall was filled with over four hundred members, keen to hear report...


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...