City of Belfast Autumn Fair 2012

Posted January 16, 2013 by WI Staff in Event Reports

The WI was delighted to be involved once again with the Autumn Fair on the 15th and 16th September 2012.

A competition for WI Institutes or Areas was well supported with 13 entries. These displays added to the displays of flowers, fruit and vegetables and were admired the large number of visitors to the Botanic Gardens event.

The theme was Come Celebrate and competitors had to display the following items on a card table:

A floral arrangement in a candlestick

A decorated Victoria sandwich,

Sixe pieces of shortbread.

A napkin box

A patchwork cushion


Floral Arrangement in a Candle Stick

1st Maureen Adams and Ruth Orr, Cullybackey WI

2nd Mary Knox, Broughshane WI

3rd Jean Eve, Newtownbreda WI

Patchwork Cushion

1st Ann Henning and Julie Uprichard, Maghaberry WI

2nd Dorothy Andrews, Maze-Brookfield WI

3rd Heather Craig, Abercorn Area

Napkin Box

1st Rosemary Kennedy, Cullybackey WI

2nd Ethel Patterson, Abercorn Area

3rd Lynsay Johnston, Maghaberry WI

Decorated Victoria Sandwich

1st Vera George, Saintfield WI

2nd Geraldine Kane, Ben Madigan WI

3rd Julie Uprichard and Mary Twigg, Maghaberry WI

Six Pieces of Shortbread

1st Lily Gabbie, Crossgar WI

2nd Ann Henning, Maghaberry WI

3rd Annie Hamilton, Broughshane WI


1st Cullybackey

2nd Abercorn Area and Maghaberry WI

The winning Institutes are:

1st Broughshane

2nd Cullybackey

3rd Abercorn area

4th Maghaberry

Congratulations to all who competed and remember it’s about taking part and not everyone can be a winner.


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