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Florence Kirkby BFWG President 1997-2000

Florence invested her efforts for over half a century in the professional development of women in society and  had a deep commitment to broader issues in society including care of the less privileged.

 

  • She had a high ranking career when opportunities were few
  • Was an amazing role model who made a priceless contribution to BFWG
  • Recently applied to become the oldest councillor in Britain and vowed to give the elderly a voice.
Meeting Queen Elizabeth 1 -“Gloriana”

Meeting Queen Elizabeth 1 -“Gloriana”

In May 2019 Sutton Coldfield members had a chance to meet Queen Elizabeth 1 -“Gloriana”, at her political zenith in the grounds of Tutbury Castle There is no doubt that Gloriana had one of the most profound effects on English and European politics. The Protestant...

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Esmie

Esmie

We first supported esmie when she was at school, we continued when she went to Zomba university to read economics and through her studies for her Masters. She works in the Malawi bank. Now her employer is supporting her for her PHD at Loughborough university, she’s...

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A Coffee Morning With A Difference

A Coffee Morning With A Difference

A  plan to visit a member, who had recently moved to Oxfordshire, soon expanded from a coffee morning into a fascinating day out. 10 members from Sutton Coldfield set off in a minibus on a lovely Autumn day. Coffee and homemade cakes were very welcome on our arrival,...

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Sutton Coldfield African Schoolgirl lunch

Sutton Coldfield African Schoolgirl lunch

Sutton Coldfield Association of Women Graduates held a ‘bring and share’ lunch at a member’s house. Twenty-six members and guests attended and brought with them some delicious food. The warm sunny weather contributed to this being a very enjoyable occasion.

The sum of £242.16 was raised for our African Schoolgirl fund.

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Sutton Coldfield Book Group

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Sutton Coldfield Association: Private Journals of Elizabeth Hervey

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Canterbury Association Book Group

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North Eastern Association Coffee Morning

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Liverpool Book Circle

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Winchester Lunch at The Old Vine

Winchester – Lunch

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Leeds Association Autumn coffee morning with LAWG archives

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Sutton Coldfield Association: Coffee

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Winchester – BFWG Sybil Campbell Collection Symposium

Canterbury – Education of Health Professionals

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Winchester – Talk: Permanent Londoners – Statues in Central London

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Sutton Coldfield Association Book Group

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Liverpool: General Meeting

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