Centenary, 1917 - 2017 Celebrating 100 Years

We invite all of you to our centenary exhibition starting on the 5th of April.

Call headquarters to reserve your ticket.

Centenary Exhibition Demonstration programme

Please click here to see the calendar of the demonstrations


Centenary squares

In recent weeks our Facebook newsfeed has been filled with your wonderful handcrafted centenary squares, and we've enjoyed seeing the wide variety of techniques and subject matters that have been chosen. Institutes are asked to ensure that all their handiwork is sent in to headquarters no later than Monday, 3rd April in order to be included in the banners.


Exhibition Closed to the public

We announce that Centenary exhibition will be closed to members on the afternoon of the 12th April at both the Royal Scots Club and at Headquarters in 42Heriot Row.

We annouce that the Centenary Exhibition is now fully booked on the 6th of April.


The SWI and The Sandpiper Trust together to save lives

The SWI have chosen the Sandpiper Trust as our Centenary Charity whom we are supporting throughout 2017. Sandpiper provides a vital emergency response across Scotland and are invaluable in our rural communities. To find out more of the work that they do you can watch thw short video below, by Dr. David Hogg a GP on Arran and one of the sandpiper trained doctors.

Sandpiper Trust - Scottish Women's Institutes from David Hogg on Vimeo.