Local Areas

Princess Anne’s visit

The W.I. Ladies at Balmoral Show were delighted when HRH Princess Anne paid a visit to the W.I. tent on the Wednesday. The Federation Chairman, Colette; Treasurer, Pamela and sub-committee Chairmen were presented to her. She al...


Gosford Spring Area Meeting

A very successful Spring Area meeting was held in April in Crozier Hall, Armagh. Chairman Hazel McKee welcomed everyone from the 12 institutes in the area. New Executive member Lyn Roper was welcomed and at the end of the proce...



Balmoral Show

Congratulations to Dorothy Arnold Richhill W.I. for winning Best in Show at floral art section of W.I. competition at Balmoral show. Her artistic shoe from musical High Society won 1st in class and Best in Show. Congratulations...


Seaforde Women’s Institute – May 2018 news

President Annabel Cleland welcomed everyone to the meeting. Our Speaker for the evening was Alison Johnston from AJ Jewellery. Alison told us about how she got into the jewellery business – from a fascination as a small child...



Downpatrick Women’s Institute – May news 2018

The May meeting began with a visit to the lovely Coille garden, home of John and Agnes Peacocke, in Finnebrogue demense Downpatrick. The beautiful woodland setting has many rare plants, a spring garden, courtyard and pond and a...


Spring Area Meeting – Quoile Area 2018

                                                                      ==================== The spring meeting was held on 18th April in Killinchy Presbyterian...



Woman Walk the World – Quoile Area 2018

Hi Everyone, Many thanks for your support on Saturday.  The weather was great and the Smuggler’s Table did us proud as usual. To date the money received is £350 and thanks to all who contributed.  Those ladies who were not...


Congratulations to our new Federation Chairman and Vice Chairman

  Federation Chairman   (Colette Craig – Culmore, Londonderry) being hugged by Federation Vice-Chairman  (Edwina Marr, Downpatrick)  



Killinchy Women’s Institute- May 2018 news

One minutes silence was held in respect of our member Miss Maureen McConnell who died on 26th April 2018. Members enjoyed a demonstration of planting a spring hanging basket and a herb pot by our member Helen Warden. Helen also...


Annalong Women’s Institute – April 2018 news

  All the ladies arrived glowing and ready for another night of fun and laughter at Annalong WI, except this time we all met in Annalong Harbour Bar for our Annual Dinner. Everyone was warmly welcomed by our President Oliv...