Event Reports

Drama Festival 2015

The annual WI Drama Festival took place in Carrickfergus on 18th April 2015. Even though there were fewer entries this year, it still proved to be a great day of entertainment. There were two sketches- ‘Never Say Never’ fro...


WI Welcomes The New 2015-2018 Office Bearers!

* * Introducing your new 2015-2018 Office Bearers! * * * Federation Chairman Elizabeth Warden from the Ards Area (pictured centre) * Federation Vice-Chairman Beth Irwin from the Ranfurly Area (pictured left) * Federation Treasu...



WI Says Farewell To The Outgoing 2012-2015 Office Bearers!

We recently said goodbye to our 2012-2015 Office Bearers- outgoing Federation Chairman Margaret Collinson, outgoing Federation Vice-Chairman Irene Craig and outgoing Federation Treasurer Anne Kirkwood. These three ladies were a...


AGM 2015

The Annual General Meeting took place on Thursday 26th March 2015 at the Kings Hall Conference Centre in Belfast. Hundreds of WI ladies were in attendance and enjoyed a day of reflecting on the great achievements of the WI thro...



Music Festival 2015

Hillsborough Was Alive With The Sound Of Music! On a lovely sunny day WI music enthusiasts headed to Hillsborough Presbyterian Church Hall for the Arts Sub-Committee’s annual Music Festival. The event was so well supported th...


Bowls Final 2015

Abercorn Area Bowled Over With Success!  WI ladies from nineteen Areas took part in the WI Bowls Finals at Killymurris Presbyterian Church on Saturday 7th March 2015. Roberta Hall, Chairman of the Magazine & Leisure Sub-Co...



Arts Coffee Morning 2015

Despite it being Friday 13th and a wet morning, over one hundred WI ladies descended on Federation House for the Arts Sub-Committee’s annual Coffee Morning and presentation of prizes. Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Ethel Simpso...


The Christmas Event 2014 – The Spirit Of Christmas

On Saturday 29th November 2014 the Home & Garden Sub-Committee’s annual Christmas event, this year entitled The Spirit Of Christmas, took place at the Tullyglass Hotel in Ballymena.  The response was exceptional with fou...



Autumn Council Meeting 2014

Pictured at the ACM (L-R) are: Federation Chairman Margaret Collinson, guest speaker Lady Moyra Campbell CVO, ACWW World President Ruth Shanks from Australia, ACWW Finance Committee member Heather Brennan from Australia, and Fe...


World Rural Women’s Day 2014

Pictured at WRWD (L-R) are: International Sub-Committee Chairman Elizabeth Warden, International Sub-Committee member and ACWW Finance Committee member Margaret McMillan, ACWW World President Ruth Shanks from Australia, ACWW Fi...