Event Reports

Quiz Final 2018

The WI Quiz Final took place in Hillsborough Village Centre on Wednesday 9th May 2018.  The proceedings began with Dorothy Andrews, Acting Chairman of the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee, welcoming all and introducing the n...


Introducing The Federation’s New 2018-2021 Office Bearers!

Welcome & Congratulations! There was a buzz of excitement at WI Headquarters at the end of April as voting commenced for the election of the new WI Federation Chairman, Federation Vice-Chairman and Federation Honorary Treas...



Farewell To The Outgoing 2015-2018 Office Bearers

We recently said goodbye to our 2015-2018 Office Bearers – outgoing Federation Chairman Elizabeth Warden (pictured centre), outgoing Federation Vice-Chairman Beth Irwin (pictured right) and outgoing Federation Treasurer Elsie...


WI Members Supporting ACWW’s ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign 2018

Women Walking Worldwide in aid of ACWW! The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) held its international Women Walk the World Day on Sunday 29th April 2018. On days in and around this special date, a number of WI Areas a...



Drama Festival 2018

An enthusiastic audience packed Loanends Presbyterian Church Hall on Saturday 14th April to enjoy the sketches and plays from a number of Institutes.  Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Carole Baird warmly welcomed everyone, includin...


Bowls Final 2018

On Saturday 7th April, nineteen Area finalists headed to Christ Church in Castledawson to take part in the annual Federation Bowls Final.  Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee Acting Chairman Dorothy Andrews gave everyone a very...



Annual General Meeting 2018

The 77th AGM was held on Thursday 22nd March 2018 in the Stormont Hotel, Belfast – a new venue for this year. The proceedings were chaired by Federation President Lady Anthony Hamilton and the Stormont’s ballroom was filled...


Homecraft Award Winners 2018

Congratulations to the following talented WI members who recently won prestigious Homecraft awards, which were presented at the AGM on Thursday 22nd March 2018:   Full Circle Winners Lorna McClure, Armoy WI Inez Richmond, Armo...



Scrapbook Competition 2018

Congratulations to the talented winners of this year’s Scrapbook Competition, who showcased their creative skills using various craft techniques, materials, photography and layouts to compile vivid, colourful scrapbook pages ...


Mary Boyd Competition 2018

This year the International Sub-Committee’s Mary Boyd Competition tasked entrants with compiling an original limerick on the theme ‘Worldwide Friendship’.  The winner was Jennifer Skelly of Moneyrea WI, who was presented...