Club news

Tea bags

An article in our local newspaper, the Tamworth Herald, featured SI Tamworth and our success in collecting 5,000 tea bags for craft workers in South Africa. The tea bags will be sent to the township of Hout Bay where the … Continued

Sausage sizzler

    On a sunny Sunday afternoon in August members of SI Tamworth and friends attended a Summer Sausage Sizzler hosted by Immediate Past President Chris. It was a really lovely afternoon with good company, good food and even good … Continued

FGM speaker

  Soroptimist members had a very interesting and very thought provoking evening when Tiggi Konte came to talk at a recent meeting. Tiggi organises the Walsall FGM support group. Tiggi and her mother, who accompanied her, had both been victims … Continued


  In March SI Tamworth signed up to EasyFundraising. We have now raised over £375.00. Immediate Past President Chris said: “Easyfundraising is a wonderful idea and a very easy way to make money for your good cause, it’s brilliant”. Watch … Continued

James Bond Night

  On July 12th Vicky Vernon our membership officer and Barry her husband played host in their wonderful garden to a James Bond evening.             Live music was provided by Jane Bailey who entertained us … Continued

Picnic Meeting

We held our annual Picnic Meeting at a local farm at which is owned by the Hemus family at Drayton Bassett and it was an excellent evening. We were given a warm welcome and a wonderful meal. Food was plentiful … Continued

Charter Dinner

The club’s 71st Charter Dinner was on June 28th.     The guest speaker was Auctioneer and Antiques expert Charles Hanson. He entertained everyone with a very interesting and very amusing description of life in the Antiques world, and the … Continued

Blood bikes

  At our June Business meeting Alan Blake spoke about Blood bikes.       Blood bikes are a voluntary organisation which provide a free service between hospitals. For more information please see:-

Children’s book

To celebrate our 70th Charter year SI Tamworth purchased copies of a book for every Primary school in Tamworth. SI Tamworth wanted a do something that would make a difference in schools, support the Soroptimist ethos of ‘Educate, Empower, Enable’ … Continued

Mental Health Awareness week

  SI Tamworth joined  Easyfundraising on March 14th to raise money for club charities and between March 1st and April 30th  was the highest raising club , winning a £100 donation. A remarkable achievement!   Mental Health Awareness week is … Continued