Club news

Young Carers visit to Charlecote Park

We had twenty children plus two staff from the Young Carers Group. They were split into three groups. Indoors they did napkin folding to make waterlilies, icing biscuits and making butter. In the spinney they planted primulas which they took … Continued

Kori Project – Practical Meeting

Back in January, a group of Soroptmist’s got together for a practical meeting. We helped trace, cut and sew materials for sanitary towels for the women and girls in Sierra Leone for the Kori Project. The Kori Project supports women … Continued

Nicol Ward Garden

The Soroptimists will soon be preparing for a busy period in the garden again. It has been quite wet and cold over the last few months in Stratford upon Avon, including a number of “Snow Days”! Back in November the … Continued

Midland Arden Region Speaking Competition – 17th March 2018

MIDLAND ARDEN REGION PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITIONHeld at Rugby Council Chambers on Saturday, 17th March 2018 A four-minute speech was made by 11 contestants from 9 Clubs. Stratford Club entered two contestants: Ricky Cookefrom Shipston High School whose topic was ‘Miracles … Continued

Annual Federation Conference October 2017

  President Ann plus 7 club members attended the Annual Federation Conference in Cardiff from Oct 26th – Oct 28th. During that time we sold cards and gifts in the exhibition area and raised £300 for the MERU Project.   … Continued

South Warwickshire Foundation Trust

On Thursday Sept 7th the Soroptimist International club of Stratford upon Avon and District were joined by Jayne Blacklay, Director of Development and Deputy Chief of South Warwickshire Foundation Trust. Jayne gave a very comprehensive talk about the current state … Continued

SIBGI SUA August Meeting – Kori Project

On the 3rd August, SIBGI Stratford-upon-Avon met at the Pierre Bistro in the town with some special visitors. President Ann presented Lila Morgan, Chair of the League of Friends at Stratford Hospital, with a cheque for £680. The Shakespeare Hospice … Continued

Nicol Ward Garden at the SUA Hospital

  Some super work was carried out by our SI ‘Gardening Team’ earlier this month to prune, weed and tidy the garden. It looks beautiful, bright and colourful for all visitors. staff and patients at the hospital.       … Continued

Warwickshire Young Carers’ Project

SI Stratford upon Avon had speakers from the Warwickshire Young Carers’ Project for our meeting in June to share the great work they are doing in our county. The Project supports young carers from ages 8-25 who are caring for close family … Continued

Stratford Marathon – 7th May

  Sunday 7th May saw the Stratford upon Avon Soroptomists assisting at the 19th mile water station. It was a glorious day and we saw little casualties but much praise. In addition to water bottles, we handed out sweets and fruit … Continued