Club News

Get the Clothes. Get the Confidence. Get the Job.

On the 12th June several club members made a visit to Stockport for a tour of Smartworks.  This is a charity with six UK offices that aims to help long term unemployed women to get a job.    Assistance may … Continued


SI Chester at Storyhouse Women 2019

Storyhouse Women Weekend is a celebration of what it means to be a women or a girl in the world today, and a chance to explore and discuss topics that affect anyone who identifies as a woman or a girl. … Continued


Chester Celebrate 4th Charter Anniversary with a Quiz

  Friends, family and fellow Soroptimists gathered together in Chester to celebrate the 4th anniversary for chartering the club. We held a successful quiz night at Westminster Park Community Centre with 20 tables competing for the main prize – a … Continued


A Christmas Fundraiser!

During the weekend of the 15th & 16th December members spent their time gift wrapping books in the City branch of Waterstone’s Book Shop.  Customers were able to have their books beautifully wrapped whilst making a donation to one of … Continued


Chester: Suffragette City

On Saturday, 15th December Chester: Suffragette City was held at the University to celebrate 100 years since women first voted in Chester.  It was an interesting day with speakers including Emma Rees, Director of Chester’s Institute of Gender Studies, as … Continued


It’s Not Good Enough!

This year marks the 70th Anniversary since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed.We have just come to the end of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender based Violence against Women, which is from 25th November (International … Continued


84th Federation Conference – Liverpool

Several Chester members attended the recent Federation Conference held in Liverpool from 25th – 27th October. After the usual Flag Ceremony on Thursday evening, followed by entertainment from the Brothers of Swing (which had many of us up on our … Continued


From Hard Sell to Hard Cell

On 24th September, President Carole and members of SI Chester invited friends and members of other clubs in the Region to join us for dinner at the Mollington Banastre Hotel. The Guest Speaker was Emma Rees, Professor of Literature and … Continued


A Visit to the Pankhurst Centre

Club Summer Outing to Manchester On Sunday, 24th June, President Carole, along with Anne and Geraldine, visited the Pankhurst Centre in Manchester.  The Centre is situated in the house in which Emmeline and her family lived from 1898 – 1907. … Continued


Nepalese Teachers Visit Chester School

A Visit from Classrooms in the Clouds:  Nepal Four teachers, sponsored by Classrooms in the Clouds: Nepal, and the Chairman, Sherpa Dawa, visited the UK in June for two weeks.  SI Chester enthusiastically support this charity and, last year, assisted … Continued