Diary Dates 2019 – 2020

2019 – 2020 Programme ( further information will be added as further  events are planned)

All  Club meetings take place at Cartmel Village Hall (Supper Room) at 7.30pm  unless otherwise stated


MAY  2019

Tuesday 7    Club meeting and  AGM    with Prosecco and cake

Saturday 11 May       Regional Conference Preston Marriott Hotel

Thursday 23 May     Regional Rosebowl Competition at  Cabus Village Hall 7.30pm


JUNE 2019

Tuesday 4     Club meeting  and Wellbeing evening    ( Supper Room and Main Hall)

Wednesday 5   World Environment day event

Saturday 15    Regional meeting Lancaster University with visiting Speaker Cath Holland talking about her work in Kenya tackling FGM


 JULY 2019

Tuesday 2    Club meeting .with PA group sessions ( Main Hall)

Saturday 6   Summer Outing to St Mary’s Church Wreay ( south of  Carlisle) CA4 0RL and lunch.

Saturday 13    Edwardian Festival in Park Road Gardens, Grange

18 – 21 July      Soroptimist international Conference Kuala Lumpur



Saturday 3     Beach Clean.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Meet on Grange Promenade by the railway station   10am and collect your tools. Children must be accompanied.

Friday 9   2pm   Afternoon tea at Sheila Cheesbrough’s home in aid of Barrow Women’s Centre

Saturday 17    From Trash to Treasure                                                                                                                                                                                      Fun afternoon for all the family on the Prom Sat 17th August 2-4 pm between the two cafés. Plastic treasure hunt for children with prizes. Info on recycling.  Make an art work from plastic.W Questions answered by SLDC Recycling Officer and more.

Friday 23 Italian evening  7pm at the home of Dot Davies ( Supperr and glass of wine £10)


Tuesday 3    Club meeting Speaker Bob Carwright – Red squirrels in South Lakeland

Sunday  2     Regional  lunch at Wyrebank



Tuesday 1   Club meeting

Saturday 5    Club Charter  lunch at Uplands

Thursday 24 – Saturday 26  Federation Conference  Bournemouth



Tuesday 5   Club meeting with PA group sessions ( Main Hall)

Saturday 9   Regional Meeting + AGM Lancaster University 10am

Saturday 16 Friendship Event with Soroptimist Clubs from NW Region  2-4pm Cartmel Village Hall

Thursday 28 Nov  Flower Demonstration by Joan Bentley at  Ulverston Sports and Social Club 7pm for buffet . Demonstration starts 7.30pm



Tuesday 3 Club meeting with Frugal sipper 6.45pm , “Write for Rights” Session and Frugal Raffle for International President’s appeal

Tuesday 10 Dec Club Christmas party  Hampsfield House Hotel 7pm



Tuesday 7  Club meeting  – “New Year Resolutions”- Sharing Soroptimist and Personal Resolutions

Saturday 25  Burns Night at Cartmel Village Hall 7 for 7.30pm.  Haggis, Neeps and tatties. Cash Bar. Raffle



Tuesday 4    Club meeting  and PA  Group sessions  ( Main Hall)

Saturday 15    Regional Meeting at the Crofters

Saturday 22    Event at  Grange Golf Club ( the lower one) riun by Membership Committee


MARCH 2020

Tuesday 3    Club meeting – Our Programme Goals

Saturday 14 Swimathon – Kendal Leisure Centre

APRIL 2020

Tuesday 7   Club meeting and AGM


MAY  2020





Saturday May 2nd      South Lancs Regional Conference

30 – 31st October 2020               SIGBI  Federation Conference Belfast




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