Club news

Burns Night

Haggis, whiskey and lots of tartan were in evidence for our Burns Night. Scottish dancing was enjoyed by all and one gentleman was resplendent in full Highland dress. Soroptimister Nigel Morris addressed the haggis in great style assisted by Soroptimister … Continued


Helping Handbags

  On 22 January members of Soroptimist International of Tamworth packed 48 Handbags for distribution to 5 of our beneficiary organisations. The bags directly support people who are facing a life crisis. We also shared more of our ‘Healthy Relationship’ … Continued


Christmas party

At the club’s annual Christmas Party the Hamper Raffle proved very popular. The proceeds of the draw went to the Starfish Project.  


60s / 70s Night

  Club had a 60/70’s night for their November dinner meeting with a Chicken Kiev and Black Forest Gateau meal and many members dressing up in the fashions of the decades. There were topical quizzes and some lively dancing. Everyone … Continued


July speaker

Our guest speaker at our July Business Meeting was Nicky Edelstyn, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation – School of Psychology, Keele University. The title of the presentation was “Memory, Healthy Ageing, Cognitive Reserve and Dementia.” Fascinating and informative talk … Continued


Charter Dinner

  The club’s 70th Charter Dinner was on June 29th and we celebrated with an evening entitled “Putting on the Glitz” Sue Biggs,the Federation President was our chief guest. Entertainment was provided by “The Bluebelles” who performed a medley of … Continued


World Environment Day speaker

To acknowledge World Environment Day we had a very interesting and thought provoking talk by Chris Mitchell from Drayton Manor Zoo. He described in detail those wild animals in danger of extinction from poachers and traders. Chris concluded his talk … Continued


Defibrillator

As part of Tamworth’s Have a Heart campaign SI Tamworth raised funds for a defibrillator. Tamworth Have a Heart raises funds to place Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) in suitable cabinets in public places, making them available 24 hours per day … Continued


Cake Stall

  In June SI Tamworth had a cake stall at the Sir Robert Peel hospital fete. We raised £164 for our Club Charities.


Do the Aethel

  Members of SI Tamworth DotheAethel. DotheAethel is recreating the pose of  Tamworth’s Lady of the Mercians  and warrior queen Aethelflaed to mark the 1,100 anniversary of her death in the town. This is Tamworth Borough Council’s social media campaign … Continued