Diary Dates 2018-2019

2018 – 2019 Programme (Provisional and pending further information)


APRIL 2018

Tuesday 3 Club meeting  – Fun night

Tuesday 17 Executive committee

Tuesday 24 AGM and Change of Insignia

MAY  2018

Tuesday 8 Club meeting with Speaker Andrew Vickers from SLDC talking and answering questions re Recycling

Saturday 12 May  South Lancs Regional Conference Ramada Plaza Hotel Southport PR9 0DZ

Thursday 24  Regional Rosebowl Competition evening Cabus Village Hall 7.30pm


JUNE 2018

Tuesday 5 Club meeting  with PA group sessions

Saturday 19 Edwardian Festival

Saturday 23 Regional meeting Lancaster University


 JULY 2018

Tuesday 3 Club meeting in Sensory Garden (Club meeting 6.45pm, Invited guests 7.30pm) .

TBC Summer outing to gardens

Saturday 7 July UKPAC Study Day Belfast




Sunday  2 Regional  lunch at Wyrebank

Tuesday 4 Club meeting



Tuesday 2 Club meeting with speaker Rachael Hoggarth from Barrow Women’s Centre

Saturday 6 Charter Afternoon Tea 2-4pm Hampsfell House Hotel

thursday 25 – Saturday 29  Federation Conference  Liverpool



Saturday 3  Regional Meeting + AGM

Tuesday 6  Club meeting with PA group sessions



Tuesday 4 Club meeting with “Write for Rights” Session

Tuesday 11 Dec Club Christmas party  Hampsfield House Hotel 7 for 7.30pm



Tuesday 8  Club meeting



Tuesday 5  Club meeting and  NW Air Ambulance talk

Saturday 16  Regional Meeting


MARCH 2019

Tuesday 5 Club meeting  –  PA  Group sessions


APRIL 2019

Tuesday 2 Club meeting



MAY  2019

Tuesday 7 Club meeting and  AGM


FUTURE / OTHER  EVENTS  2018 /2019


Saturday 11 May 2019            Regional Conference Preston Marriott Hotel

18 – 21 July 2019                    Soroptimist international Conference Kuala Lumpur   ( next International Conference is Dublin in  2023)

24-26 October 2019               SIGBI  Federation Conference Bournemouth




UN Days and Significant Dates


February-March Fairtrade Fortnight (UK only) – www.fairtrade.org.uk

3rd March  World Book Day – www.worldbookday.com

8th March  International Women’s Day – www.internationalwomensday.com

22nd March  World Water Day – www.worldwaterday.org

7th April  World Health Day – www.who.int/world-health-day/en

15th May International Day of the Family – www.un.org/esa/socdev/family

5th June   World Environment Day – www.unep.org

8th September  International Literacy Day – www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/education-building-blocks/literacy

21st September   International Day of Peace – www.internationaldayofpeace.org

3rd October  Club Friendship Day – Clubs are encouraged to observe this day  in recognition of the chartering of the first Soroptimist Club in Oakland, California, USA on 3rd October 1921

16th October  World Food Day – www.fao.org/getinvolved/worldfoodday/en 

17th October  International Day for the Eradication of Poverty   www.un.org/esa/socdev/social/intldays/IntlDay/index.html

18th October   Anti-Slavery Day (UK Only) – www.antislavery.org

25th November  Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women www.saynotoviolence.org

1st December   World Aids Day – www.who.int/topics/hiv_aids/en    www.worldaidscampaign.org/en/World-AIDS-Day

10th December  UN Day of Human Rights – www.un.org/en/rights