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For details and to book a place at any of these events please send a message via the “Contact Us” button on your screen or email . All are welcome!

These meetings are inspirational “mini” Soroptimist Conferences – anyone is welcome to attend.

Sat 2 and Sun 3 Oct – 100th Anniversary of Soroptimist International This is a one-off event attended by Soroptimists from all around the world! 5pm to 9pm click here to book and find out more about what will be happening and how the centenary will be celebrated

  • Regular Registration: 16 July – 14 September, 2021 / $50.00 (about £36)
  • Last Minute Registration: 15 September – 2 October, 2021 / $75.00 (about £54)

Sat 9 Oct – 9.30am to 1pm on Zoom – SI London Chilterns Region AGM/Conference. Speaker: Dame Sarah Mullally, Bishop of London, on Career and Gender. Dame Sarah will share her personal experience of rising to senior roles in two professions with the exact opposite gender mix – in nursing she was England’s Chief Nursing Officer and now she is a Bishop in the Church of England.  We will continue our Soroptimist International 100th Anniversary celebration by recognising  more of the top #WhoIsShe Soroptimists from our Region.  We will also spend time remembering our dear Member, Johanna Raffan MBE SIGBI President and Member of SI Thames Valley, who sadly died in June. There is more so please click here to view updated information about the event  Please book  on Eventbrite using this link Booking information will also be sent directly to Clubs in the Region.

Fri 29 Oct and Sat 30 Oct 12-6pm – SI Great Britain and Ireland Conference Llandudno Online with workshops and speakers 12 to 6pm both days and a celebration of our 100th Anniversary. Book now – the price is per person:

  1. Early Bird Registration: until 16 August 2021 – £60
  2. Normal Registration:  17th August – 30 September 2021 – £70
  3. Late Registration: 1st October – 22 October 2021 – £80

Please note that the 1 hour workshops are £5 for each day – if you don’t attend the workshops the Conference opens at 1.15pm please click here to see the Programme timings

Sun 21 Nov – SI Thames Valley 30th (Now 31st) Anniversary Charter Lunch 12.30 for 1pm Please come and pay tribute to the life of one of the Club’s founders, Johanna Raffan, who sadly died in June this year at The River and Rowing Museum, Henley, OXON  RG9 1BF  £50 to include a welcome drink, a meal, a toast and a donation to club charities. Download the invitation and booking form here  SITV 30th Anniversary Lunch Invitation and Booking Form or email

Sat 11 Dec – Zoom – SI London Chilterns Region Conference – Human Rights Day 

Sat 5 or 12 Mar ? 2022 TBD – Face-to-Face – London – SILC Region Conference – International Women’s Day

Sat 11 Jun ? 2022 TBD – Face-to-Face – SILC Region Conference Hosted by SI Slough Windsor and Maidenhead Club

Sat 8 Oct 2022 – Zoom – SILC Region AGM/Conference

27-29 July 2023 Soroptimist International Convention Dublin  “Challenge the Future”


SILC Newsletter August 2021

SILC Newsletter May 2021

SILC Newsletter March 2021

SILC Newsletter January 2021

SILC Newsletter November 2020

SILC Newsletter October 2020

SILC Newsletter 15th August 2020-1

SILC Newsletter July 2020

SILC Newsletter June 2020

SILC Newsletter May 2020

SILC Newsletter April 2020

Dear Diary

“Dear Diary” is the calendar of Soroptimist events across London Chilterns Region. To submit any items please send to It can be downloaded here:







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It is mailed out to Clubs in the Region every month – please let us know if your Club is not receiving and forwarding to Members by sending a message via the “Contact Us” on this website.