Women’s Institute Celebrates 100 Years


On Thursday 25th November, the Lord-Lieutenant attended a service of thanksgiving at the Newport Minster to celebrate one hundred years of the WI being on the Island.

Six favourite Hymns were sung with readings between each hymn. The Centenary WI Choir sang 3 folk songs of the four Seasons by Vaughan Williams accompanied by Sue Biss, IW Federation Chairman, on the grand piano.

After the service the Lord-Lieutenant met members of the Island WI branches and was introduced to a WI member who had celebrated her 100th birthday the day before.

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