Event Reports

WI Golfer of The Year – Back on Course for 2022!

Newtownstewart Golf Club – Monday 20th June 2022 Members of the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee were delighted to be back on course to host the Federation’s annual Golf tournament, after a hiatus since June 2019 due ...


Music Festival 2022

Templepatrick Presbyterian Church Hall was alive with the sound of music on Saturday 21st May… After a hiatus since 2019, due to the pandemic, our WI singers were delighted to be back for the Federation’s Music Fest...



WI Competitions @ #BalmoralShow2022 – Winners & Other Placings Revealed!

We can now reveal the results of the WI’s Homeskills & Handcrafts Competitions at this year’s Balmoral Show.  All the Competitions were open to both WI members and non-members, with classes in Floral Art, Cooke...


WI Back at Balmoral! #BalmoralShow2022

After a hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Women’s Institute members and friends were absolutely delighted to return to Balmoral Show this year – along with their legendary teas, of course! 2022 is a special year ...



WI Members Support ACWW’s ‘Women Walk the World’ Campaign 2022!

It’s that time again!  Women have been walking worldwide in aid of ACWW, with sponsored walks and events taking place on (or close to) 29th April 2022! The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) held its official i...


Annual General Meeting 2022

The AGM was held in the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Thursday 31st March – and it was a great success!  We were delighted to be able to hold such an important meeting in person again, especially as this event had to be cance...



It’s a Wrap! Unveiling the Finished WI Scarf Design…

  Saintfield WI member Therese Mageean’s beautiful winning artwork has now been brought to life as a modern ladies fashion scarf – and it’s stunning! Therese was the winner of the Arts Sub-Committee’s recent creati...


Scrapbook Competition 2022

Each year entrants to the Scrapbook Competition use various craft techniques, materials, photography and layouts to compile a vivid, colourful scrapbook depicting the story of their Institute’s activities from the previous WI...



Arts Trophy Presentation

 The theme for the Arts Festival Competitions for 2022 was “ The Beauty of  Nature”, with entries in Painting, 3D Decoupage, Calligraphy and Good Handwriting.  Due to Covid-19 regulations earlier in the year, the annual ...


Arts Festival Competitions 2022 – ‘The Beauty of Nature’ – *Winners Revealed!

The theme for the Arts Festival this year was ‘The Beauty of Nature’, with classes in Painting, 3D Decoupage, Calligraphy and Good Handwriting, and here are the winners…           *Cla...