Soroptimist Charity Cafe at St Peter’s Church, Harrogate 2nd September 2017

Charity Cafe

St Peter’s Church, Harrogate Alzheimer’s Society

Meru Day of Service – a washout but good cheer

Raising money for Meru and the Alzheimers Society.

Harrogate and District Soroptimists were keen to raise awareness of the Meru Women’s Garden Project and join in with our Federation Meru Day of Action.  We secured the charity stall at the popular Ripon Market –  held every Thursday and … Continued

“Shades of Grey” provide plenty of colour and music to our Fundraising Evening

Enjoying a drink on the Veranda overlooking Nidd Gorge

The terrace at the Hub in Knaresborough provided the perfect place to  savour the fantastic view over the Nidd Gorge in Knaresborough over a glass of Pimms. Club Members, family and friends were then excellently entertained with the varied music of … Continued

Club Welcomes Yorkshire Grant of Friendship guest Natalie Kurhaluk

Natalia with Club members Irene, Christabel, Judith, Janet and Val

Harrogate and District Soroptimists were delighted to welcome the Yorkshire Grant of Friendship guest Professor Natalia Kurhaluk. Natalia stayed with Club member Janet Hutton for two nights and had the opportunity to meet with Club members and visit some of … Continued

Wonderful summer outing to Tennants Auctioneers

President Nicola gives vote of thanks for a wonderful evening to Rodney Tennant

On a beautiful Midsummer evening, 27 members of the Club made their way up Wensleydale to Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn. We were delighted that three members from Northallerton and Richmond were able to join us. As everyone gathered the shop enticed … Continued

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