Event Reports

WI Members Support ACWW’s ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign 2022!

It’s that time again!  Women have been walking worldwide in aid of ACWW, with sponsored walks and events taking place on (or close to) 29th April 2022! The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) held its official i...


Annual General Meeting 2022

The AGM was held in the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Thursday 31st March – and it was a great success!  We were delighted to be able to hold such an important meeting in person again, especially as this event had to be cance...



It’s a Wrap! Unveiling the Finished WI Scarf Design…

  Saintfield WI member Therese Mageean’s beautiful winning artwork has now been brought to life as a modern ladies fashion scarf – and it’s stunning! Therese was the winner of the Arts Sub-Committee’s recent creati...


Scrapbook Competition 2022

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 activities from the previous WI...



Arts Trophy Presentation

 The theme for the Arts Festival Competitions for 2022 was “ The Beauty of  Nature”, with entries in Painting, 3D Decoupage, Calligraphy and Good Handwriting.  Due to Covid-19 regulations earlier in the year, the annual ...


Arts Festival Competitions 2022 – ‘The Beauty of Nature’ – *Winners Revealed!

The theme for the Arts Festival this year was ‘The Beauty of Nature’, with classes in Painting, 3D Decoupage, Calligraphy and Good Handwriting, and here are the winners…           *Cla...



Arts Sub-Committee – ‘Design A WI Scarf’ competition – *Winner Revealed!

Last year, members got to unleash their inner fashion designer, for a creative challenge set by the Arts Sub-Committee – to come up with a modern, stylish design for a lady’s fashion scarf that could be worn by WI m...


More WIs Support ACWW & the ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign

#acww Women Walking Worldwide! ACWW sponsored walks take place worldwide each year and WI members are always very supportive of this worthy cause.  ACWW offers support, friendship and practical help to improve the lives of wom...



The Christmas Event 2021! – We are back again!

The Home and Garden Sub-Committee members were delighted that their annual Christmas Event was able to take place this year.  Ladies from Institutes across the province gathered in the Crowne Plaza, Belfast on Saturday 27th No...


Autumn Council Meeting 2021

ACM Here are some snapshots from the Autumn Council Meeting, held on Saturday (23rd October) in the Drummond Hotel, Ballykelly. The guest speaker was Joe Mahon of UTV fame.  Several awards were presented from Federation compet...