News 2018-19

Annual visit to Number 63

Our annual visit to stay at Number 63 Bayswater Road at our very own Soroptimist boutique hotel was attended by 10 Soroptimists and 3 Soroptimisters. Our first evening was a visit to the theatre to see “Company” which sadly ended … Continued


Tree Fest at St Mary Redcliffe Church

From today (4th December) until Saturday 8th December, St Mary Redcliffe Church is hosting a Tree Fest. Denise, with a little help from her husband and Marion, decorated a tree on behalf of SI Bristol. There are over 70 trees … Continued


Conference 2018, Liverpool and Meeting up with our Friendship Links

84th Federation Conference, Liverpool 25-27th October 2018. I attended this excellent Conference with members Helen Davies & Di Hill who, unlike me, were working extremely hard behind the scenes to make sure that everything ran efficiently and to time. The … Continued


Soroptimist Wreath at Act of Remembrance

On 9th November, 2018, an annual Act of Remembrance service was arranged by All Saints Church, Clifton, led by its Vicar, Charles Sutton with support from ‘Churches Together in Clifton, Cotham and Redland’ at St John’s War Memorial on Whiteladies … Continued


78th Regional AGM and Conference June 16th/17th 2018

This is Daphne Dowsing’s second year as Regional President and the Regional AGM, Conference and friendship weekend was again held in Tiverton. Five of us attended the day and David S joined us in the evening. The first part of … Continued


SI Bristol Supports Skirting Science

On Thursday 28th June, SI Western-Super-Mare organised their 10th ‘Skirting Science’ where three helpers from SI Bristol (SIB) attended. For the second time, it was held at Churchill Academy and Sixth Form. The event was attended by nearly 240 year … Continued


Long Service Awards

  Congratulations go to Anne, Margaret S, Hilary M, Liz N and Pat I. They received their Long Service awards at our AGM: Anne has been a Soroptimist for 50 years, Hilary and Pat 45 years and Liz N 35 … Continued




Ask Me Why I’m a Soroptimist? A Younger Members View

Membership Month of May Being a younger member as I am regularly referred, I am often asked “Why are you a Soroptimist?”. It seemed fitting to answer this question as part of SIGBI’s membership month of May. The truth is, … Continued