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Club Programme and Speaker Meetings 2022-23

Soroptimist International of Harrogate & District  is part of a worldwide women’s service organisation. Founded in 1933 the Club has a long history of making a difference to the lives of women and girls. We work locally and globally. Find out more about our activities here.

Want to join us?

If you want to help make a difference to the lives of women and girls then email

Look out for our exciting new programme for 2022-23. Find out more about how we are working to support the community locally, through supporting Dementia Forward and local food banks;  and globally with our  Toilet Twinning Project.


We meet on the  1st & 3rd Wednesday evenings at 7 pm at the Crown Hotel, Harrogate.  If you are interested in attending one  of our meetings please email

Club members Visiting Allerton Waste Recovery Park
Club members Visiting Allerton Waste Recovery Park 2019.



Club members wearing Chrismas Jumpers at December 2021 Meeting.





EVENT Speaker or activity

April 27th


Commonwealth War Graves at

Stonefall Cemetery visit


Elizabeth Smith

Regional Co-ordinator

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

May 4th  

Business meeting






May 18th


I am the product of the Faith of my family


Marta Seiler

June 1st  

Business meeting




June 15th Summer outing – visit to the Valley Gardens Harrogate Sue Wood

Horticultural Officer

Harrogate Borough Council



July 6th



Business Meeting




July 20th


Social Event –

Kettlesing Village Hall





Summer Break





September 7th


Business meeting



September 21st Family History –  Who do you think you are?

The St Helena Connection

Val Hills

Club President



October 5th


Business Meeting  



October 16th


Annual Lunch at Goldsborough Hall

October 19th





October   28th & 29th



SIGBI Conference



November 2nd

Dr Jackie Andrews

Medical Director

Business meeting

Harrogate NHS Foundation Trust

November 13th

Remembrance Sunday- laying of poppy wreaths throughout the District
November 16th Friendship Link Evening
December 7th Awards – Charity Shop Christmas window competition

Business meeting

December  14th Christmas Party – Masonic Hall

January 11th


Business meeting

February 1st


Programme Action meeting

Business meeting

Programme  Action Team
February 15th Zero Carbon Forum

How achievable is Zero Carbon?

Speakers and members discussions


March 1st


Business meeting
March 15th


 International Womens Day

Reflections on the achievements of SI Harrogate & Districts in 90 years



April 5th


Business meeting
April 19th

7pm start

AGM followed by supper