Club News

SI Southport’s Memorable Mile

Regional President Margaret’s Rose Bowl Challenge this year was to ‘Walk a Memorable Mile’ and spread the word about our organisation along the way. SI Southport members decided to walk along iconic Lord Street in Southport (a ‘measured’ mile between … Continued


SI Southport on tour in Champagne

Have you ever tried the ancient art of sabrage? Neither had most of a group of 15 Southport Soroptimists, plus husbands and friends until they embarked on a trip to Reims at the end of April.  Sabrage is the ancient art … Continued


Wonder Women at Edge Hill University, February 2018

Edge Hill University are celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote in 2018, and they invited SI Southport to their ‘Wonder Women’ launch event on 6th February, exactly 100 years after some women received the vote. Our stall was set up … Continued


Three Clubs Meeting, February 2018

For many years, the three SI clubs in Sefton – SI Bootle, SI Crosby and SI Southport  – have met for a fun social evening. This is a great opportunity for us to get together in an informal environment to … Continued


SI Southport at Tesco – and not just for shopping!

Southport Soroptimists were flushed with success recently when they donned toilet suits in Tesco in to collect money for WaterAid and local charities. A total or £286 was collected. We were also able to raise awareness of Soroptimism and what … Continued


Southport Soroptimists at work

On a cold Saturday morning in early December, members of SI Southport packed bags of toiletry items & sorted warm clothing to be given to vulnerable people who visit the Christmas Shelter run by the Alchemy Centre in Southport over … Continued


SI Southport’s 2017 Christmas Fayre

SI Southport members held their annual Christmas Fayre in early November. As usual, the cake stall and bottle tombola sold out quickly, but there was also bric-a-brac and wonderful costume jewellery and scarves for sale, as well as a stall … Continued


Congratulations, South Lancs President Margaret

SI Southport member Margaret Davies was inducted as the president of our region, SI South Lancashire at the recent SIGBI Federation Conference in Cardiff. Margaret has chosen the theme of ‘REACH OUT’ for her year. She would like members to … Continued


SI Southport’s 85th Charter Night

In March, SI Southport celebrated a special birthday, the 85th anniversary of the charter, with a gala dinner and dance. We were delighted to welcome members from many local clubs in South Lancashire – including our mother club, SI Liverpool … Continued


Charity Auction at SI Southport

Southport members held an auction at their Club Room, with our special guest auctioneers, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, aka Margaret Davies and Jean Tweddell. Over 100 lots – an eclectic collection of kitchen items, jewellery, clothing and toys, plus … Continued