Club News

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We are currently raising funds for Toilet Twinning and for the Women’s Refuge in Derby. You can help us by registering with to make a donation to SI Derby every time you shop online. Over 3300 retailers are part … Continued

Our next meeting

November 25th is the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. At our meeting on November 29th member Judy Doenhoff will be addressing the subject of Misogyny. Following Judy’s presentation there will be a brief business meeting and an … Continued

Eight SI Derby members attend the annual Conference

The Federation Conference was held in Liverpool this year and 8 SI Derby members attended. The Conference runs from Thursday evening to Saturday evening. There were 1200 members from around the world in Liverpool, who heard inspiring and informative speakers, including Terry … Continued

Derbyshire Women’s Refuge

in July 2018 we packed 18 Welcome Bags for the Refuge. 12 were for women and 6 for men, who also need support following domestic violence.  

A Visit to Tissington Well Dressings

  On May 11th a small group of us visited Tissington well dressings and enjoyed a meal afterwards. a chilly evening in the middle of an otherwise fine spell of weather!  

Frances takes on role of President Elect

Frances (R) has not been a member of SI Derby for very long, but she has already made a great impact on the club. She has now agreed to be our President next year. She is handed the President Elect … Continued

New member for SI Derby

At our June Meeting we welcomed new member Maggie Wolff (L). Membership officer Jan hands her the membership pack.  

Celia’s coffee morning for Meru

Celia’s coffee morning was held January 27th at her house in Derby. We raised £170 for the Meru Women’s Garden Project, through donations for coffee and cake and an exchange of scarves at £2 per time. Several friends and neighbours … Continued

SI Derby celebrates its 80th Charter anniversary

On October 6th 2017 79 members and guests were at the Hallmark Hotel in Derby to celebrate 80 years of Soroptimism in Derby. The dinner was attended by our Federation president, Ann Hodgson, the Mayor of Derby Cllr John Whitby and … Continued