Girl Guides – Redevelopment of Birk Crag Centre


President Nicola Harding welcomed Sue Mackay, County Commissioner, Girlguiding for North Yorkshire West and Stuart Holland, Project Manager for the re-development of the Birk Crag Centre, to speak at the Club’s June meeting. When Sue highlighted the vision, mission and … Continued

Comfort Quilts for the Women’s Refuge

Club member, Tricia Chapman, has many skills, one of which is making quilts. Together with Cindy, Kip, Pat, Christine and Elizabeth, of the Yorkshire Yanks Quilt Group, plus the help of Tricia’s personal friends Beryl and Isabel, some wonderful quilts … Continued

Meru Women’s Garden Project – raising awareness


Club members took the opportunity of a stand at the Ripon Cathedral Home and Garden Event held on the 8th April to raise awareness about the Meru Women’s Garden Project and sell some of the delicious Meru Herbs Jams and … Continued

Find out more about our Club – Listen to our Podcast


We are delighted to present our Podcast recorded by Stray FM during our International Women’s Day Event. It will tell you more about the organisation, the Club, where we meet and what we do. Please contact us on if … Continued

COFFEE MORNING – Starbeck Methodist Church raises over £100 for Craft Aid International

Starbeck poster

Starbeck Methodist Church,  raised over £100  for Craft International a local charity that works locally and globally by “Enabling, empowering & supporting differently-able people in the UK and overseas, creatively.” Local MP Andrew Jones popped in for some tea and cake … Continued

International Women’s Day – 8th March 2017

Lisa Winwood

President Pat Shore and Harrogate and District Soroptimist’s were delighted to welcome people to the Wesley Chapel in Harrogate to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Jennie Levick, Soroptimist International Yorkshire President, welcomed everyone, with a reminder that this date, is one … Continued

The Work of Childline Zimbabwe

Stella Motsi

We were delighted to welcome people to our meeting on WEDNESDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2017 at 7.30 pm when Stella Motsi, National Director of Childline Zimbabwe and Dr Amanda Mason Jones, Senior Lecturer in Global Public Health, University of York who spoke on ‘THE WORK OF … Continued

Charity Burns Nights Supper raises nearly £500 for charity

Toast to the Haggis

Club members, friends and family chased away the January Blues  at our Charity Burns Night Supper on the 21st January 2017.  Venue NineteenNineteen provided a warm welcome for over 50 guests as we celebrated the life and loves of Robbie … Continued

Wetherby Christmas Charity Shop Window Winner and Highly Commended

Winner OXFAM Wetherby

                Harrogate and District Soroptimists are once again delighted to be supporting Welcome to Wetherby and organising the Charity Shop Christmas Shop Window Competition. The judging took place in early December against the … Continued

Charity Shop Christmas Shop Window Competition brings Christmas Cheer

Winners at the Mayors Parlour

It must be Christmas when the annual Christmas shop window competition takes place. Harrogate and District Soroptimists are once again delighted to organise the  Charity Shop Window Competition; it was great to see so many shops getting involved. There were … Continued