Club news

Our meeting on Wednesday 10th July 2019

We’re delighted to welcome Jodi Peck, from Suffolk Refugee Support, who will speak about SRS’s 20 years and its current work with women.  She is bringing Maria with her who will tell us how our Bursary has helped her. Please … Continued

Find out what Suffolk Libraries are Doing for the Community

Our speaker at our meeting on Wednesday 8th May was Sarah Lungley, Mental Health and Wellbeing Coordinator for Suffolk Libraries who spoke about her role.  We had invited Sarah as 1. it was Mental Health Awareness Week (and we wore … Continued

The Meru Garden Project

In November 2015, were elected as our Federation Project partner 2016-19 with our new partner CIFORD in Meru, Kenya. The project is an agricultural training programme for women called Meru Women’s Garden Project. The project launched on International Women’s Day in March … Continued

Kim Trotter is our next Speaker

At our next meeting on Wednesday 13th February at The Ipswich & Suffolk Club, Northgate Street, we’re delighted to welcome Kim Trotter who will be talking to us about the Future Female Society, one of the many organisations, including Ipswich Soroptimists, … Continued


We were pleased to have fielded a team for SI Colchester’s Quiz evening on 28th February to raise funds for Colchester Soroptimists’ Youth Award 2019.  The event raised in the region of £600 to help sponsor the Award. It is … Continued

Helen Pankhurst

Just before Christmas we had the opportunity to hear Helen Pankhurst (granddaughter of Emmeline) talk about the lead up to (some) women achieving the vote, progress made since 1918 and raise a discussion about what changes we would like to … Continued


  It is that time of year again when it is good to give to those less fortunate. And, that is just what we have done!  The Club has given donations to our International President’s Appeal of ‘Women, Water and … Continued

WVWV100 was an amazing Festival

We’re so proud to be part of the group of women that came together, decided on mounting a Festival, planned it and made Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes a great success.  Described as awesome by some of those who came and … Continued

Our September meeting

Tomorrow evening we have our Autumn supper at the Ipswich and Suffolk Club. Members have recently read the book ‘A Song of Their Own’ by Joy Bounds, a record of what women in and around Ipswich did to increase the … Continued