Spring 2024 Edition

Posted March 28, 2024 by WI Staff in Latest Issues

(The beautiful photograph gracing our front cover for springtime was captured by Alison Coyle of Ballyblack WI.  It features striking spring flowers in the WI’s official colours!)  

 “For winter’s rains and ruins are over… Blossom by blossom the spring begins.”

–Algernon Charles Swinburne

Featured in this Super Spring edition of the magazine:

Foreword by Heather Adamson, Balmoral Sub-Committee Chairman

Checking in with the Chairman – The last blog from Margaret Broome’s time as Chairman

WI Against Climate Change – FairTrade ‘Small Acts, Big Impact’– article by Collette Craig, Culmore WI.

Arts Festival & Coffee Morning – ‘Nature’s Symphony: Celebrating Wildlife and Landscapes’

‘What’s Cookin’?! – Lovely, light recipes for Spring, brought to you by WI members in the Riada Area

Health Matters – Osteoporosis

Down To Earth – Springtime in the Garden – The Story of Slugs & Snails

‘The Whins’ – Wildflowers in the countryside – Article by Christine Rankin, Donaghadee WI

Scrapbook Competition 2024 – Winners revealed!

Phyllis Gailey Literary Competition 2024 – ‘Just Like Granny Used To Do…’ – 1st place story by Jennifer Gardiner, Kilrea WI

The Beauty of Springtime, Nature & Farming Life – A showcase of members’ seasonal snapshots

Monthly Competition & Coffee Time – Word puzzles, anagrams, sudoku, trivia & brainteasers

Quilt Fayre 2024 – ‘The Fayre: Legenderry’ – Competition Time!

Snippets of WI Life – Institute News reports (M, T, V & W)

Federation Competitions & Events – Entry Criteria & upcoming dates for the diary, including ACWW ‘Women Walk the World’, Balmoral Show 2024, Bowls Tournament, Quiz Final, WI Golfer of the Year, Mary Boyd Competition, Photographic Competition & the City of Belfast Autumn Fair!

Celebrating Milestone WI Anniversaries – Carryduff, Donaghadee & Eglinton

WI Awards & Adventures

More Institute Activities – The latest fun snapshots from our groups out & about across the province & beyond!

Members’ Anecdotes – Personal stories, jokes, poetry, art, craft, photography & much more…


✨✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  …Spring has sprung!  🌱


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