Calendar of Soroptimist Events

See what Special Days and Soroptimist events are coming up.  To submit an event complete this simple online form.

See a list of all the Special Days marked by Soroptimist International..

Apr 1 Sat
SI St Albans and District 60th Anniversary Gala Diamond Dinner @ Aldwickbury Park Golf Club
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Soroptimist International St Albans & District’s 60th Anniversary Gala Diamond Dinner.  Three course dinner with live music to celebrate great value at £39/head – Flyer/booking form and more information is on the website.  Email sistalbans@hotmail.com.

Diamonds are a girls best friend . . . . .

The Club celebrates its Diamond Anniversary in April 2017, and this event is a “60 for 60” production . . . .where we will complete 60 projects in our 60th year – the projects will be large, small, fun and more serious….

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Jun 10 Sat
SI Northern England Regional Conference – Women inspiring Action @ Rheged Centre
Jun 10 all-day

SI Northern England Regional Conference
Women inspiring Action
Saturday 10 June 2017 9.30am – 3.30pm http://www.rheged.com
Speakers: Jane Walker MBE, CEO Purple Community Fund, Rachel Holliday, Cumbria Woman of Year 2015 –2016, Sue Hayman MP

Inspirational women sharing stories exploring why and how an idea becomes an action which inspires others and changes lives.

Programme: 9.30 Coffee, Reception and Networking

Morning session will include: Speakers exploring Women in education, Women in Politics and Women in the Community. A panel discussion will be followed by entertainment and lunch. Take the opportunity to explore the unique shops and displays in the Rheged Centre.

Afternoon session will include a focus on Women in Science, Women and Young People and Women of the future.

Accommodation: http://www.visiteden.co.uk/where-to-stay http://www.rheged.com

Jun 16 Fri
South West & Channel Islands Regional AGM Weekend @ Best Western Tiverton Hotel
Jun 16 – Sunday all-day

South West and Channel Islands Regional Friendship weekend

Including the AGM on 17 th of June 2017, with evening celebration dinner. Friday 16 th a fun evening with a meal and a special visit on the Sunday including lunch. Soroptimists members please come and support us here in Mid Devon easy access from junction 27 on the M5. Soroptimist members only at the AGM. Husbands and partners most welcome

Jun 23 Fri
International Women in Engineering Day 2017
Jun 23 all-day

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in National Women in Engineering Day 2016. The day was another amazing success and we were extremely pleased to see so many organisations and individuals involved whatever their size and reach. If you put on an event or participated in one, please do tell us about it by emailing inwed@wes.org.uk. We’d love to share your good news and successes however big or small.  Thank you again for your enthusiasm and commitment – why not start thinking about what you can do for INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY #INWED17 now!

Jul 8 Sat
UKPAC Meeting @ Ramada Hotel, Solihull
Jul 8 all-day
Aug 17 Thu
SI Caribbean Conference @ Jewel Resorts
Aug 17 – Saturday all-day
Sep 21 Thu
International Day of Peace
Sep 21 all-day
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution 36/37, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to“commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” 
Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. This is a special day for Soroptimists around the world.  Use the hastag #peaceday for your messages of goodwill.
Sep 23 Sat
SI Croydon and District Club’s 90th Birthday Celebrations
Sep 23 all-day

It is going to be a weekend of celebrations from 22nd September 2017 until 24th September.

SIGBI President Ann Hodgson attending.

Expecting friendship clubs joining the weekend celebrations.

www.sigbi.org/croydon-and-district

Oct 11 Wed
International Day of the Girl Child
Oct 11 all-day
Oct 26 Thu
SIGBI Annual Conference 2017 – Cardiff @ Wales Millennium Center
Oct 26 – Saturday all-day

The 2017 conference will be held in Cardiff at the iconic Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay.

Cardiff Bay offers lots of things to do – eateries, bars, boat trips and cultural attractions; and you are only a short distance from Cardiff City Centre which offers a fantastic shopping experience so come early and make the most of your stay in Wales.

The conference theme, Step Up, Lead the Way was chosen to encourage all of us to lead the way in terms of growing our organisation and securing its future.

 

Join us for this unique once-a-year event as hundreds of members come together to share experiences, get inspired and celebrate what being a Soroptimist really means.