2015 NFWI Centenary

Northamptonshire Federation celebrated with a Centenary Picnic at Sulgrave Manor and an Open Day at WI House. WIs also celebrated in their own way. Click here for more details and here for photos of some of the events

Centenary AGM at Royal Albert Hall - Thursday 4 June 2015
An unforgettable day!  Click here for more details
HM The Queen cutting the WI Centenary Cake

Special WI Centenary Buckingham Palace Garden Party
Tuesday 2 June 2015

Click here for more about this amazing day.
Denford Npton Roses %26 Martinis members

NFWI Federation Centenary Link Baton
Centenary Baton on Northamptonshire Federation's cushion

The Centenary Baton is making its way around 69 Federations after starting its journey in January 2014  from Llanfairpwyllgwyngyll on Anglesey (the first WI in Britain 1915) and will finish in June 2015 at the Royal Albert Hall. Northamptonshire Board of Trustees collected the Baton from Warwickshire Federation on 30 September 2014. Click on links.

The Mikron Theatre Company toured with its production of
"Raising Agents" to celebrate 100 years of the WI.
In the Old Rectory Garden Blisworth

A Centenary rose
was planted in the garden at WI House in December 2014
ready to flower in the summer of 2015.  Photo shows
Sue Kendall (County Chairman) and Gina Starling (Garden Officer).
Sue Kendall, County Chairman and Gina Starling, Garden Officer, planting a Centenial Rose in the garden at WI House

WI Centenary Celebrations
Click here for details of some of the wonderful celebrations arranged by WIs around the County.