Southwick Downsway WI bulb planting centenary event

Looking back at WI centenary celebrations as West Sussex Federation looks to mark its own 100 years

This year, many groups will be holding celebrations across the county for the centenary of the West Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes.

Here is a look back at some of the WI centenary events which have taken place since the National Federation of Women's Institutes centenary in 2015.

Rustington WI centenary celebration lunch. L to R Wendy Beckley, secretary, Jacqui Buckland, president and Kath Malthouse, honorary treasurer.
Rustington WI centenary celebration lunch. L to R Wendy Beckley, secretary, Jacqui Buckland, president and Kath Malthouse, honorary treasurer.
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Jane Probitts, NFWI Trustee, front right, and Lisa Emmerson, president of the Singleton and East Dean WI, planting a tree at the Weald and Downland to celebrate the centenary
Jane Probitts, NFWI Trustee, front right, and Lisa Emmerson, president of the Singleton and East Dean WI, planting a tree at the Weald and Downland to celebrate the centenary
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Shoreham Beach WI centenary celebrations
Shoreham Beach WI centenary celebrations
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Midhurst WI held a hat competition for centenary
Midhurst WI held a hat competition for centenary
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