Diary 2018/19


Soroptimist International Derby meets on the first Thursday of each month at The Sleep Inn next to The King’s Highway Pub Kingsway Derby DE22 3NH. Meetings start at 7.00.

Programme 2018-2019: Monthly meetings and events

May 3rd  A visit to the Meru Women’s Garden Project, Janet Stopher Clark. Chaired by Judy Doenhoff

May 11th Visit to Tissington Well Dressings followed by dinner

June 4th Sponsored walk for Meru, and to celebrate World Environment Day

June 7th Speaker Nadia Nazir from Derby Women’s Refuge, chaired by Celia Beizsley

June 30th Region Meeting and Change of Insignia

July 5th Packing Welcome Bags for Derbyshire WISH; A celebration of the Suffragettes chaired by Margo Broadhurst

22nd August A Croquet Evening at Long Eaton

September 6th A literary evening, chaired by Frances Rothwell

22nd September Region Away Day

October 4th The meeting will be themed around anti-slavery day, chaired by Annette Porter

October 20th Informal Charter Celebration

October 25-28 Annual SIGBI Conference Liverpool

November 1st The meeting will be themed around Elimination of Violence against Women, chaired by Celia Beizsley

November 29th Speaker Doreen Markam “Would you rather be French?” Chaired by Janet Stopher-Clark

December 6th Christmas Dinner at Chevin Golf Club.

December 9th Human Rights Day – Frugal Lunch and packing gifts for young people leaving care

January 3rd 2019 Packing welcome bags for Derbyshire WISH; Auction of unwanted Christmas gifts; Review of year and planning for next year. Chaired by Liz Hurfurt

February 7th Speaker Helen Barley-McMullen – HM Inspector of Railways. Chaired by Frances Rothwell

March 7th Water and sanitation theme, chaired by Marion Merkens

March 9th  International Women’s Day Event in Derby

April 4th AGM