Club news

Spring events update

Forthcoming events include our Regional Meeting which will take place on Sat. 3rd March at Queen Alexandra College, Harborne; starting promptly at 10.0am and finishing with a lunch. A Charity Lunch to raise funds for Lucy Clough – the daughter … Continued

Upcoming events

Fun and Games for the Family – is our next open event on Fri. 23rd Feb – 7.0 pm at the Baxter Church Rooms, Bullring, Kidderminster: a Games night for ALL playing some of the old and new favourite board … Continued

Help us do a survey on human trafficking/modern day slavery

Human trafficking and modern slavery are horrendous crimes which rip apart the lives of victims.          Whilst many people recognise these crimes as global issues, unfortunately the UK is not immune from them.       During 2016 the National Crime Agency reported[1] 3805 … Continued

Sheepfest in Kidderminster

A trail of individually decorated sheep and lambs has kicked of this year’s Kidderminster Arts Festival.  Organised by the Town Mayor Cllr. Nicky Gale, Groups and individuals decorated their sheep to showcase their organisation.  The sheep were made by the … Continued

Making a Difference at Bewdley Carnival

  The long arm of the Law? …. or ‘rodent control’? Time and place of action: Last Saturday – Bewdley Carnival! We were delighted to see PC Maher – 2613 – coming to our aid at our stall to ‘Splat … Continued

Change of Insignia 2017

Several members represented Kidderminster Soroptimists among members from 12 Clubs around the Midland region at a recent Celebration Luncheon held at the Welcombe Hotel in Stratford Upon Avon. The lunch celebrated the achievements of all clubs over the past 12 … Continued

Charity Bridge Drive April 2017

The third successful Bridge Tournament organised by SI Kidderminster & District took place on Wednesday 26th April at Blakedown Parish Room. After a welcoming morning coffee, 64 players, many of whom were ‘returners, enjoyed several rounds of play until a … Continued

Dementia Friends Training

  Jo Hughes of the Alzheimer’s Society came to talk to us about Dementia Friends. Dementia Friends is a national initiative to raise awareness about dementia in our communities.  19th May begins National Dementia Awareness week. There are five key … Continued

Public speaking competition

The last Saturday in March saw our region’s 15th Annual Public Speaking Competition held in Birmingham’s prestigious Council House where seven of the 12 clubs in Midland Arden Region introduced in total 11 candidates. These were pupils 14 – 18 … Continued

Club Visit to Newman Brothers’ Coffin Works

Notes from the Newman Brothers Museum Tour March 2017 Newman’s was founded in 1882 by Alfred and Edwin Newman and started out as a brass foundry, making predominantly cabinet furniture until 1894. They employed 10,000 people before the recession took … Continued