HUNDREDS of members gathered at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford for a service to mark the centenary of the WI.
Each of the 140 branches from the Oxfordshire federation were represented with four members and there was a parade of banners.
The service was opened with a rendition of
Canon Edmund Newey welcomed everyone to the cathedral and Rev Lisa Holmes gave a reading.
Ann Jones, who chairs of the Federation of Wales, gave the address and Sir Hugo Brunner spoke of his mother’s lifelong work with the WI.
The service ended with the National Anthem.