Local Areas

🔔📍ARTS INFO: Coffee Morning *Cancelled* – BUT Arts Festival Competition entries (paintings, etc.) WILL still be judged!

The message below is from Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Lesley Dowds. ((Unfortunately the Arts Coffee Morning {planned for 11th Feb} has had to be cancelled HOWEVER – entries for the ‘Beauty of Nature’ Painting,...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – *UPDATE: Delivery of saplings to WI HQ

A message from Federation Treasurer Sheelagh McRandal (Home and Garden Sub-Committee) regarding the delivery of the saplings from the Woodland Trust NI… (At least we will have them to celebrate our 90th anniversary next y...



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WI Members Celebrate Christmas!

It’s great that our groups are able to get together again, especially for the festive season… Annalong WI The Annalong ladies were invited to decorate a Christmas tree to be displayed in Annalong village as part of ...



Casual Catch-Ups & Outdoor Get-Togethers!

WI Friends Reunited!   Let’s Go Outside…  In keeping with Covid restrictions, some of our Institutes have sought alternative ways and times to meet, moving outside in the afternoon – enjoying refreshments and WI...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Killinchy WI

Planting progress… In celebration of National Tree Week last week and in conjunction with the Home and Garden Sub-Committee’s tree planting initiative, the Killinchy WI ladies planted 25 trees at Killinchy Village H...



The New WI Season & The New Normal! – More WI Meetings

Where there’s a will, there’s a way – Official WI meetings resume! Our Institutes missed a lot of regular meetings due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but now members are looking to the future.  Meetings are certainly a little...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Randalstown WI

Planting progress… To mark their Institute’s 50th anniversary and support the WI campaign to ‘Plant a Tree for our Future’, the Randalstown WI ladies adopted a tree in their local town. This also allowed...



More New Season Get-Togethers!

Now that restrictions have eased, our WI groups have been taking every opportunity to get together again for social outings, walks and Institute meetings…     Ballyblack WI Here are some snapshots of our Ballyblack ladi...


September Season – WI Meetings Resume!

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!   September kicks off our new 2021-22 WI season – and it’s great that many of our groups are now able to hold their official Institute meetings once again!   Meetin...