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January 2021


Arts Festival Competitions 2021 – ‘The Beauty of Nature’

January 29 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

BT10 0LL


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Brought to you by the Arts Sub-Committee The theme for the Arts Festival painting/decoupage competitions in 2021 is: ‘The Beauty of Nature’! The closing date for entries to WI Headquarters is:  Friday 29th January 2021 (Please view the ‘Downloads’ section of our website for more information)

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Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee – Phyllis Gailey Literary Competition 2021

January 29 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Arts Sub-Committee – Creative Competition – Design a WI scarf!

January 29 @ 9:00 am3:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Have you ever dreamt of being a fashion designer? Well, the Arts Sub-Committee has come up with a challenge that is sure to get your creative juices flowing… ‘Design an original, modern WI scarf that can be worn by all members!’ *Your design should subtly incorporate the WI farm gate from our official logo and the flax flower that is synonymous with Northern Ireland. Designs should be in colour and sketched on plain white paper (A3 or A4). Think: classy,…

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May 2021


Homecraft Judging for Ribbons & Isobel Lusk Trophy (Candy Bear)

May 10 @ 9:30 amMay 17 @ 3:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

BT10 0LL


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Homecraft judging for Ribbons and the Isobel Lusk Trophy (Candy Bear) will commence this month! *Items for judging should be left in WI Headquarters on/before: Monday, 17th MAY! (by 3:00pm!) *Please ensure you contact the office in advance for opening hours/to arrange a suitable time slot for submitting, in keeping with Covid regulations. Thank you. ( *£2.00 per item entered. Extra white entry cards and pink forms are available at HQ.)

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June 2021


AGM 2021 – A Virtual Event – Live-streamed Via Zoom!

June 10 @ 11:00 am3:30 pm

Europa Hotel Belfast,

Great Victoria Street

Belfast,

BT2 7AP

United Kingdom


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The Federation’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday, 10th June in the Europa Hotel, Belfast (from 11am)! Due to Covid-19 restrictions, with a limit on the number of people allowed to meet indoors, only outgoing and incoming Executive Members will be in attendance BUT the exciting news is – this will be a virtual event live-streamed on Zoom! This link will go live on *Thursday, 10th June 2021 at 11:00am* Simply click & come along: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87538739889?pwd=dWplMm16ZmlOUnJtTlVFZ09DUHBBZz09 Meeting ID:…

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The Federation of Women’s Institutes of Northern Ireland are recruiting for a new Chief Executive Officer – Closing date for applicants: 18th June 2021

June 18 @ 9:00 am4:30 pm

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Photographic Competition 2021 – “Spectacular Skies”

June 30 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

Federation House


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There is still time to get your entries in for the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee’s Photographic Competition 2021! Theme: ‘Spectacular Skies’ Closing date for entries: Wednesday, 30th June 2021. (*Hard copies only – posted to WI Headquarters. Please include your name & Institute on the back of your photograph. 1 x 2nd class stamp per photo entered is all you need!) Click here for more info: http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Photographic-Competition-pdf.pdf  

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September 2021


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Deadline for ordering saplings extended to 24/9/21!

September 24 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

The Home and Garden Sub-Committee, with the approval of the Executive, and in conjunction with The Woodland Trust NI, is spearheading a project to fight climate change! This will be carried out in two parts: All the Institutes will be asked to encourage and advise its members on how to reduce their carbon emissions – more of this later. Plant a Tree campaign We are asking every member of WINI to plant a tree in their own, a friends or…

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October 2021


Arts One Day School – Class 1: Calligraphy – Flat Cutwork

October 4 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Monday, 4th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  10am – 4pm Class 1: Flat cutwork – white on white to create a 3D initial picture This is 1 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines Please view the ‘Downloads’ section for more information: http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Arts-One-Day-Schools-2021.pdf

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Ulster Countrywoman – Autumn Edition – Deadline: 6th October 2021

October 6 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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The next edition of the Ulster Countrywoman magazine will be the Autumn 2021 issue. The deadline for all submissions is: Wednesday, 6th October 2021 (by 12 noon). Please email all articles, anecdotes, photographs & advertising to: editor@wini.org.uk (The Autumn edition is due for release from 27th October) Let’s make this a bright, bold, action-packed, autumnal edition! 

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Arts One Day School – Class 2: Calligraphy – Gold Leaf & Vellum

October 6 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Wednesday, 6th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  10am – 4pm Class 2: Starting to use gold leaf and vellum with hand-drawn letters. Some gold painting can be included.  Looking at different adhesives for the gold. This is 2 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict…

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Arts One Day School – Class 3: Calligraphy – Celtic Half Uncial

October 11 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Monday, 11th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  Class 3: Celtic half uncial. Ideal for revision and beginners. This class will include layout and design, using different size nibs and colours. This is 3 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines Please view the…

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Homecraft Judging – October 2021 (Ribbons)

October 13 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Judging for Homecraft Ribbons will take place in October. Please submit items for judging to WI Headquarters by Wednesday 13th October 2021. Judging fee: £2.00 per item. Extra white cards & pink sheets are available at WI HQ. http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Homecraft-Judging-Entry-Form-PDF.pdf

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Arts One Day School – Class 4: Calligraphy – Basic Italic

October 13 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Wednesday, 13th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  Class 4: Basic italic and revision with layout of text using 2 different sizes of nibs and colours. This is 4 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines Please view the ‘Downloads’ section for more information:…

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Arts One Day School – Acrylic Painting (1)

October 16 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Saturday, 16th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  Acrylic Painting (1) This is 1 of 2 acrylic painting sessions with tutor Helen Galway 16×12 canvas art boards, paints & brushes all supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines Please view the ‘Downloads’ section for more information: http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Arts-One-Day-Schools-2021.pdf

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Arts One Day School – Class 5: Calligraphy – Sculptured Letters

October 18 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Monday, 18th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  Class 5: Sculptured letters. To give the effect of a 3D carved letter in a frame (supplied) This is 5 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines. Please view the ‘Downloads’ section for more information: http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Arts-One-Day-Schools-2021.pdf

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Arts One Day School – Class 6: Calligraphy – Gold Leaf with Metallic Inks & Paints

October 20 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Wednesday, 20th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  Class 6: Gold leaf and metallic inks and paints to create a diverse range of techniques. Time to explore. Different adhesives will be used. This is 6 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines Please view…

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Yellow Office Bearers Form – Please return to WI HQ by 20th October 2021

October 20 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Details of the new 2021-22 Institute Committee Members Please complete Office Bearers form and return to WI Headquarters by 20th October 2021 Even if your Committee is remaining the same this season, please still submit this form so we can complete our records and circulate the List of Secretaries A PDF of this form is downloadable at the following link: http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Office-Bearers-Form-PDF-1.pdf

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Autumn Council Meeting 2021

October 23 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

The Drummond Hotel,

2 Main Street, Ballykelly

Limavady,

BT49 9HP

United Kingdom


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ACM 2021 Saturday, 23rd October 2021 The Drummond Hotel, Ballykelly (BT49 9HP)   Tune in and Zoom in, live from The Drummond Hotel, Ballykelly this Saturday! Join us on ZOOM for the Federation ACM! This link will go live on Saturday morning *23rd October 2021 at 10:00am* Simply click & come along: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81506035377?pwd=RGNYNGUrVFVwVXlpTjNlOEc0bXpqQT09 Meeting ID: 815 0603 5377 Passcode: 065402 The meeting will commence at 10.30am (finishing around 12.30pm – 1pm). The guest speaker will be Joe Mahon of UTV…

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Arts One Day School – Class 7: Calligraphy – Celtic Lettering (follow-on)

October 25 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

WI Headquarters (Federation House),

209/211 Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy

Belfast,

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Monday, 25th October 2021 WI Headquarters, Belfast  Class 7: A follow-on Celtic lettering – half uncial style hand, using different types of nibs. This is 7 of 8 calligraphy sessions with tutor Jacqui Brachi All materials will be supplied The cost is £10.00 per class, to be paid on the day These socially distanced, grant funded classes, limited to a maximum of 8 participants will adhere to strict Covid guidelines Please view the ‘Downloads’ section for more information: http://www.wini.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Arts-One-Day-Schools-2021.pdf

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