Event Reports

The Golf Competition 2013

The weather was kind to the twenty-six lady golfers who teed off amidst the beautiful surroundings of Newtownstewart Golf Course for the Annual WI Golf Competition on Monday the 3rd June 2013.  Some of the ladies had travelled...


The Balmoral Show 2013

This year’s Balmoral Show was a great success at the new venue, Balmoral Park.  The WI ladies worked so hard to make it an excellent three days.   Chairman, Margaret Collinson said “This year we have been delight...



The Music Festival 2013

On a lovely Spring morning the WI ladies made their way through the orchards of County Armagh to attend the Music festival in St Saviour’s Church Hall, Portadown.  Despite the date having been changed due to poor weather con...


The Drama Festival 2013

Lisnaskea High School was the venue for the 2013 Drama Festival on Saturday 13th April.  The adjudicator was Mr Eamonn Bradley, B.A. Hons.  Entries included five sketches and three plays, which shows a healthy increase of int...



Bowls Final 2013

The finals of our Annual WI Bowls Tournament took place on Saturday, 9th March 2013 at Killymurris Presbyterian Church, Glarryford.  There was a great turn out of competitors and their supporters, with twenty areas represented...


Arts Coffee Morning

A very successful coffee morning was held recently at headquarters. It was organised by the Arts Sub-Committee with over 100 people attending. As well as coffee with delicious scones, pancakes and traybakes, the members viewed ...



Stormont’s 80th Anniversary Celebrations

The Federation of Women’s Institutes were invited to take part in the 80th anniversary celebrations of Parliament Buildings on Saturday 17th November 2012. Three members of the Home & Garden Sub-Committee were present –...


Christmas Event 2012

Christmas at the Lakes On a picturesque frosty morning over 400 members, many of whom had travelled a very long distance, attended the Home & Garden Sub-Committee annual Christmas event in the Killyhevlin Hotel on 24th Nove...



Speech Festival 2012

The Federation of Women’s Institutes Arts Sub-Committee held their annual Speech Festival in St Andrew’s Hall, Killyman, on Saturday 3rd November 2012. On a beautiful crisp autumnal day the Committee chairman welcom...


Drama Festival 2012

The Arts Drama Festival this year was held in Faughanvale Presbyterian Church Hall, Eglinton, on Saturday 14th of April. The weather couldn’t have been kinder to us – the sun shone brightly as all travelled to the beautiful...