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.

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

Bake Off, Charities We Support

The next Bake-Off is fast approaching

Our second Bake-Off of the year will take place on 21st October 2018 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