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The programme includes occasional talks, coffee mornings, luncheons, receptions, concerts and other cross-cultural activities such as the Friendship/Cultural visits, all of which are designed to promote friendship and understanding between women of member countries or who are members of likeminded organisations.  These events are held in a variety of interesting locations, from private homes, restaurants and clubs, to Embassies and High Commissions and funds raised go, primarily, to the Council’s support of Training Programmes (see Courses page).

Where the venue is not restrictive on numbers, events are opened more widely.

In the last few years The Women’s Council has joined other organisations with ties to the Commonwealth in sharing an annual event. For example, in 2016 we visited The Middle Temple. Since then we’ve enjoyed a river trip to Greenwich, including a visit to The Queens House, as well as a day in the City of London, visiting Guildhall, Pewterers’Hall and St Lawrence Jewry and visiting The Museum of The Bank of England followed by lunch in a nearby restaurant. The other object of these shared events is to be more aware of our respective aims and provide an opportunity to share ideas.

For more information about these and other events please contact our Events Organisers at :  enquiries-twc@outlook.com


Members, friends and other supporters of The Women’s Council generously contribute their time and energy in raising funds to support our aims. Plants sales, coffee mornings and summer lunches are typical examples, but an outstanding gesture of support was Piaras Moore’s 1000 Mile Walk in 2018 which raised over £10,000.


During the Covid-19 ‘Lockdown’ The Women’s Council (TWC) formed a small team to create a E-Recipe Book.   Urged on by one of our Honorary Vice Presidents, Rosina Dhala, and with the encouragement of contributors, we have raised funds to sponsor a special Training Course for women professionals working in the field of disability, supported by TWC for the last fifty years.

The Cook Book has since been printed and is available to buy. A poster advertising “The Way to Cook with The Women’s Council”can be seen and downloaded here.

We hope you will enjoy this exquisite collection of fine recipes from the kitchens of our wonderful supporters. There is a wide variety, coming from all over the world and from our Members, Friends and Patrons.

Please contact us by e-mailing : enquiries-twc@outlook.com

If you would like to help us by organizing or participating in fundraising events, please do contact us.

The Women’s Council Recent Events

29 April, 2024

Coffee afternoon at Doria's residence overlooking the River Thames

Doria Adam kindly hosted a coffee afternoon for TWC. It was a lovely afternoon with warm hospitality, delicious food, a relaxed atmosphere and lovely views of the River Thames. Thankfully…

28 February, 2024

Leap Year Lunch

The Mandarin Kitchen played host to a lively gathering of TWC members and guests celebrating Leap Year with a delectable lunch. Renowned for its culinary delights, the restaurant lived up…

30 January, 2024

Fauna Quiz

TWC started off 2024 with a  popular zoom quiz on animals. Our Quizmaster extraordinaire Jenny, tested our knowledge on animals from around the world. Everyone shared their fascinating wildlife adventures.…

6 December, 2023

Christmas Lunch 2023

We all enjoyed a festive celebration at The Army & Navy Club. Superb company, atmosphere and outstanding music from the Wellington College Jazz Band directed by Mr Heeley and Dr…

7 November, 2023

TWC’S Golden Anniversary Celebration

A celebration of TWC’s 50th Anniversary as a registered charity at the Embassy of Nepal. Our heartfelt thank you to His Excellency and TWCs Patron Madam Sunita Acharya for their…

27 September, 2023

Afternoon Tea & Culinary Quiz

Thank you to patrons, members and guests for their wonderful company and support at the welcome back Afternoon Tea and Quiz at the Army & Navy Club. The tea was…

19 June, 2023

RHS Wisley Gardens

We enjoyed a walk around Wisley Gardens on a hot summer’s day. Thank you so much to Gerda for an enlightening horticultural tour. We all learnt so much about the…

26 May, 2023

Fatimah’s Coffee & Cake Fundraiser

A gorgeous afternoon in Fatimah’s beautiful garden. Fundraising for TWC with tea, coffee, cakes and plants. Thank you to Fatimah for her warm hospitality, and Savitrie for the relaxing hand…

25 May, 2023

Joint Commonwealth Organisation Annual Event-The Queen’s Gallery

It was wonderful to meet many members of the 6 collaborative organisations: The Victoria League, Corona Worldwide, Commonwealth Girls Education Fund, The Royal Commonwealth Society, Bath, Commonwealth Countries League and…