International Women’s Club
The International Women’s Club , IWC, is linked to the University of Southampton, and is run by volunteers connected to the University. IWC meets on Wednesdays in term time, from 10am to 12 noon, at 58 Chamberlain Road, SO17 1PS.
. These meetings are friendly, relaxed and informative, with a programme of talks and demonstrations. Children are welcome but are the responsibility of the mothers at all meetings. The group offers:
• a social meeting place for women of all nationalities
• help with English conversation
• a friendly atmosphere and the chance to meet new people
• opportunities to learn about other countries
• information about schools, transport, health and other topics
In the Autumn and Spring terms, there is also a group for English Conversation on Monday mornings, from 10.30 to 12.00, at 58 Chamberlain Road, SO17 1PS. In the summer term there are Monday coffee mornings at members’ houses.
In addition, the club organises social outings and a Christmas party, when husbands, children and friends are welcome to come and join too. IWC is mostly made up of ladies who are the wives of postgraduate students or staff, but female students are also welcome to join.
International Women’s Club Spring 2018 Programme
Activities and programme for Spring 2018 at 58 Chamberlain Road, 10am to 12 noon on the following Wednesday mornings:
|Wednesday 10 January||Chat about Christmas activities and holidays.
(& Preparation for New Year Party on Saturday, 13 January)
| New Year Family Party at Highfield Church Centre,
SO17 1RL, 3.00-5.30 pm.
|Wednesday 17/01/18||Children’s Games & Rhymes||Sharon, Rachel|
|Wednesday 24/01/18||Dining in your country||Rie|
|Wednesday 31/01/18||Travelling & Transport Experiences||Alison|
|Wednesday 07/02/18||Love, Courtship & Marriage||Jill|
|Wednesday 14/02/18||Half term: Coffee Morning and Games||Eva|
|Wednesday 21/02/18||The British Royal Family & the Celebrity Culture||Ele, Jill|
|Wednesday 28/02/18||Visit to Southampton Civic Centre, meet Sheriff, Councillor Barnes Andrew and his wife||Rachel|
|Wednesday 07/03/18||International Women’s Day & Members’ Careers||Maria|
|Wednesday 14/03/18||Presentation on Spanish-speaking America||Elsa, Liliana, Vicky|
|Wednesday 21/03/18||Easter/Spring craft activity||Maria, Eva|
|Wednesday 28/03/18||Easter & Spring Festivals||Pat|
Pre-school children are welcome at these meetings – toys are available to play with. Please note: mothers are responsible for their children at all times.
International Women’s Club English Conversation Group – Programme
On Monday mornings from 10.30am to 12 noon, from the start of the Autumn term, there is an English conversation group at 58 Chamberlain Road. The programme for this term is below:
|Monday 08/01/2018||No Meeting|
|Monday 15/01/2018||English Conversation Group starts|
|Monday 22/01/2018||Programme to be confirmed|
|Monday 12/02/2018||NO MEETING School Half Term||Elé|
Members are welcome to bring their pre-school children. Toys are provided. However mothers are responsible for their children at all times.