About Our Club

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International Women`s Day 2019
Knit and Natter raising money for North Devon Hospice 2019
Collecting for Water Aid 2018
Celebrating World Book Day 2018. The club had a stall in the centre of |Braunton to give out free books.
Joan Collins joined the group with her daughter marching through Bristol
Railing against Domestic Abuse
A large group of members from the various Soroptimist Clubs in the South West Region assembled at Temple Meads Station Bristol before marching through the city.
Receiving the Ellen Braun Award
Enjoying a cup of tea and a chat after working on a project.
Petal Scattering to remember victims of domestic violence
Mpumi from SI Bulawayo viewing the machine we hope to buy them.
The Barnstaple Club raises funds for our joint 'Knickers for Knowledge' project with our Soroptimist friends at SI Bulawayo
Presenting Simon Higgins, South West Area Manager of the Road Hauliers Association with anti -  trafficking toliet stickers to go in toliets at truck stops across the  UK
The club had a stall in the Pannier Market, Barnstaple for Antislavery Day 2018. They collected signatures for the Purple Tear Drop 'Sex for Sale'  Petition.
Working on the garden at Pilton House
Hanky Panky 2018
Jenny has been putting up displays to raise awareness of issues and information about our club in libraries across North Devon on a regular basis.
Cheque presented by petroc College students for K4K project.
Raising funds with a Cream Tea at Westward Ho.
The international President(2016) Yvonne from New Zealand, enjoying a cream team with us at the Commodore Hotel, Instow.
Meeting with Yvonne the International President (2016) at the Commodore Hotel Instow
Members visited the Brynsworthy Recycling Plant voted the fourth most efficient in the country.
International Women`s Day
A Christmas fund raiser at Westward Ho
We obtained 100 signatures on the Purple Teardrop Petition.
Coffee with Soroptimist frends from a visiting club.
Bags of used clothes waiting to be collected to raise funds for 'Knickers for Knowledge'


Soroptimist International of Barnstaple is part of the world’s largest service organisation for women. We welcome new members of all ages and from all walks of life, to join us and make a difference to the lives of women and girls.


Soroptimist means Best for Women – Soror for Sister and Optima meaning the best.

Some of the things we do:

Fund-raise for Water Aid


Take action against Domestic Abuse


Support our local Women’s Refuge


Raise awareness of Human Trafficking


Lobby for Change




Educate, Empower and Enable women and girls


We have no religious or political affiliation.