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Soroptimist International - Salisbury

Soroptimist International of Salisbury is part of a worldwide organisation of women, which is linked to the United Nations.

Welcome to SI Salisbury!

Why do women join SI Salisbury?

If you are curious about what it means to be a Soroptimist have a look around our website to see what we do.

Being a Soroptimist is about making a difference to the lives of women & girls both here in Salisbury and in the wider world. Find out how, by joining SI Salisbury, you can make a difference too.

Scroll through this presentation to learn about ‘What is a Soroptimist?’

what is a Soroptimist part 1  International organisation

what is a Soroptimist part 2  Regional organisation

We’d love to know if you’re planning to come to one of our meetings, so drop us a line at

What do we do?

For a quick look at our activities throughout the year, please watch this video 2021/22 and 2022/23.

Apart from monthly meetings, we raise funds to support our two main charities and work on Programme Action, or projects. For more information have a look at our Projects page but here is a summary of some of them:

Women’s Safety Initiative – a collaborative project with other organisations in our city to improve safety for all,

Her Salisbury Story – a research project to write women back into history,

STEM – to promote science and technology as career choices for girls,

Bra collection – sending gently used bras to Africa,

Orange the World – raising awareness of domestic violence.

Our news

For more information please see our Club News section.

Why not join us?

We meet on the 4th Monday each month at the White Hart Hotel, St John’s Street, Salisbury. If you use the hotel parking, please register at reception. Otherwise park in Brown Street Carpark nearby.

The meeting usually comprises, club business, a speaker, discussion time and if time permits ‘Getting to know us’: one of our members tells us about her life to date.

Our next scheduled meetings are:

September 25

October 23

November 27 – Wear something Orange

For normal meetings, we usually meet in the bar first and take a coffee or a drink through with us.  Please feel free to arrive from 7pm – the meeting will start at 7.30pm. Please email so we know you are coming.

We do need to conduct club business, but try to keep this as short as possible. Please note that no hard copies of club papers will be available so please bring your own if you need them.  They are available by email or on the members only page which is password protected.

Informal Coffee meet-up

We also meet informally for coffee and a chat at 10.30am on the first Saturday in the month in the Refectory at Salisbury Cathedral The next informal get together will be Saturday 2 September  all welcome! Look for a Soroptimist leaflets on the table.

We have many projects underway, but are always ready for new ideas, so come along, meet us, make new friends and see if you would like to be part of the newest women’s club in Salisbury!

Our Year to date

Dates for your diary

Bra Collection – May-June 2024: hang on to those gently used bras until our next collection. Would you like to be the coordinator? get in touch!

20th August – turn out your cupboards and contribute to car boot sale on market square in aid of club funds

21st August – Social meeting

TBA 2nd round  – ‘Ask for Angela’ – Janet Musgrove co-ordinating a pub crawl to investigate awareness and how this is used in Salisbury

25 November – 11 December – Orange the World 16 days of activism

27 November – Wear Orange to our meeting

Recent Club News

Scientist recognised!

On Wednesday 7th September the Salisbury Civic Society and Salisbury Soroptimists unveiled a blue plaque...

Striving for equality in CoE

Our guest speaker, the Right Reverend June Osborne, spoke about the challenges that women have...

Uplifting Support!

On Monday evening 20 Soroptimists and friends met to count bras. Yes, the annual Bras...

June raffle

Sad that we are already past the summer solstice, our June meeting cheered us up...