Membrs of the IWI Basel

Join the IWI Basel in 2021

The International Women’s Institute is looking for new members – so if you are based in the Basel area and want to meet new friends and do fun things, as well as support some local charities we are the group for you. Our usual ‘Meet & Greet’ events are canceled due to Covid-19, but we will be hosting virtual/online events via Zoom, so if you are interested in joining, complete our new members form and you will receive an invitation.

News about IWI Basel

Charity Advent-Calendar Singalong (online on Facebook)

Watch the recording!
We are still taking donations for our Charities.

For a little bit of fun leading up to Christmas (and we all need it this year) and to help support some local charities join the IWI Basel and local superstar Andi Curran (he will be singing).

We will be live on the IWI Facebook page on19/12 at 18:00 for a live Zoom-streamed event.

The more you donate*, the more Andi will sing!


To donate click on the link or scan the QR code (by mobile), donations can be made by PayPal, debit or creditcard.

Bake Off

Participate in our Autumn/Halloween themed Amateur Bake-Off Competition for Charity

Our second Bake-Off of the year will take place on 20th October 2019 at Markthalle in Basel. Non-members are welcome to participate. Our chosen charity for this Bake-Off is the Surprise Strassenchor and 50% of the proceeds go to support this incredible charity. 

This is a ‘fun’ event and all you eager amateur bakers (sweet-bakes only please) – both IWI and non-members are welcome to enter!

There are two categories;

  • Children (under 16’s) 
  • Adults.

There are ‘prizes’ and certificates for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed winners. 

Judging starts at 10:30 and all sweet bakes are for sale from 11:00 to 15:00.

Home-made savoury bakes are on sale from 10:30 – Go on, treat yourself!

Do you want to enter? Go to sign-up form

Bake Off

Spring Charity Bake-off, 19th May 2019 in Basel

Our big fundraiser of the year where profits go to our chosen charity: Frauenhaus Basel

19th May 2019, at Markthalle, Basel.

The Bake-Off is a baking competition where our finest home-baked goods go under the scrutiny of our judges to decide who is the top baker in Basel!
We have adults and children’s entries (1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes* and certificates for each category). *all children receive a prize for entering.

We sell portions of the entries to raise money as well as selling other savoury baked goods. We will also sell our famous homemade pickles.

To enter the competition, go to the entry form: 

Savoury bakes on sale: 10:30 am
Cakes on sale from 11:00 am