Completed meetings and events 2017-2018
Fri 23rd February 2018 Rotary DayTo celebrate the formation of the First Rotary Club. This year Rotary International are asking each Rotary Club to promote the Eradication of Polio Campaign.
Mon 19th February 2018 Speaker Evening at the Elephant & CastleRtn John Harries is introducing the District Officer for Interact/RotaKids in District 1180
Mon 12th February 2018 Councillor Joy Jones is our speaker at the Elephant & CastleRtn Chris Tomley has invited her to give an update on RSH/Telford Hospital issues.
Fri 9th February 2018 Friendship CafeOur monthly Cafe for people with memory problems and their carers.
At the Wesley Methodist Church, Back Lane, Newtown
Mon 5th February 2018 Council and Business Meeting at The Monty Club, Newtown
Sat 3rd February 2018 RIBI Young Musician: District 1180 FinalFor the winners of Club Young Musician in our District
Mon 29th January 2018 Quiz Night at the Elephant and Castle HotelMore excitement in a battle between 2 giants of the Rotary District 1180 Quiz league - Newtown and Oswestry
Mon 22nd January 2018 Dinner at the Elephant and Castle HotelPresident Alan briefing the Club on the 'Uganda Project'.
Mon 15th January 2018 Dinner - Speaker is Rhian CostallRhian is a member of Hafren Forester Archery Club and has won medals and awards galore since taking up archery 2 years ago.
She is attending the Club to speak to us about her experiences and future plans
Fri 12th January 2018 Friendship CafeOur monthly Cafe for people with memory problems and their carers
At the Wesley Methodist Church, Newtown
Mon 8th January 2018 Club Council & Business MeetingMeeting in the Monty Club 7pm for Business
Sun 7th January 2018 - Mon 8th January 2018 Removal of Christmas TreesTaking down the Town Christmas Tree and Tree of Light read more...
Mon 1st January 2018 Public Holiday - no meeting
Mon 25th December 2017 Christmas Day
Sat 23rd December 2017 Newtown Rotary Collection at MorrisonsSanta and his sleigh will join the NT Rotarians outside Morrisons for a collection for Rotary charities
Thu 21st December 2017 Rotary Carol ServiceThe Club arrange a Carol Service open to any members of the public who wish to attend at All Saints' Church, Newtown
Mon 18th December 2017 Speaker Night with guests Bethan & Horace MuhabuziBethan and Horace work in Uganda with JJ Community Transformation developing school and medical facilities.
Elephant and Castle Hotel, 7pm
Sat 16th December 2017 Rotary Collection at MorrisonsSanta and his sleigh will join the NT Rotarians outside Morrisons for a collection for Rotary charities
Mon 11th December 2017 Club Christmas Dinner at BroneirionDress smart, not formal
Mon 4th December 2017 Council & Business Meetings at The Monty Club - Working Buffet
Mon 27th November 2017 Speaker evening at E&C HotelDavid Hunt, guest of Jim Burton, who will be speaking on his experience as a private pilot whilst living in Canada and his experience in the Motor Industry.
Fri 24th November 2017 Switching on of the Christmas Lights in NewtownThe lights go on tonight, with Father Christmas and lots of activities, stalls and food and drink. Organised by the Town Council
Mon 20th November 2017 Speaker - Stuart Spooner of Motif Creative.Stuart is Managing Director of this marketing agency and will be presenting to club on some exciting projects that his company have worked with in recent years.
Sun 19th November 2017 Putting up the Town Christmas TreeRotarians will gather this morning to erect the Christmas Tree on Broad Street. Volunteers welcome
Mon 13th November 2017 Half Yearly Review at The Elephant and Castle HotelAre we achieving our goals for the year?
Fri 10th November 2017 The Friendship CafeOur monthly Cafe welcoming people with memory problems and their carers, or anyone feeling a bit isolated and in need of company
Wed 8th November 2017 Rotary QuizWelshpool host Newtown in the Quiz, at the Royal Oak
Mon 6th November 2017 Pie & Pud Fundraiser at the Waggon and HorsesWith speaker Chris Bushnall from RYLA.
Organised by Vocational Committee
Mon 6th November 2017 Council at Waggon & Horses
Fri 3rd November 2017 - Sun 5th November 2017 District 1180 ConferenceThis year our District Conference is being held at Lion Quays Oswestry
Mon 30th October 2017 Ghost Walk with Rory around Newtown Town CentreMeet in the Elephant & Castle at 6.30pm.
End in the Monty Club at 7.30pm-8pm for a buffet, with probably more tales from Rory.
Organised by International Committee
Mon 23rd October 2017 Dinner at the Elephant & Castle - Speaker Rtn Janet Rogers. Subject "From Hell to Honours!"
Wed 18th October 2017 District CouncilMeeting in Wrexham for members of District 1180 to discuss District business
Wed 18th October 2017 - Thu 19th October 2017 Planting crocuses in NewtownAs part of the activities to raise awareness of polio and Rotary's involvement in its eradication the Club are planting thousands of crocuses on a bank near the river in Newtown
Mon 16th October 2017 Dinner - An Audience with Martin Doyle
Mon 9th October 2017 Vocational Evening at the Elephant & Castle HotelOur 2017 RYLA candidate discussing her experiences on the Award week.
Mon 2nd October 2017 Club Council followed by Business Meeting at Glanhafren Market HallBuffet meal
Mon 25th September 2017 Rotary AWW Presentation at E&C HotelThe Clubs of Llanidloes, Machynlleth and Newtown join together to celebrate this year's Across Wales Walk (24 June 2017)
Sat 23rd September 2017 Stroke Awareness DaySt John Ambulance Caersws Division will be on Broad Street to check blood pressures and give advice
Mon 18th September 2017 New Members Evening at E&C HotelIntroducing visitors to Rotary and what we do
Fri 15th September 2017 Disaster Emergency CollectionIn support of those suffering from Hurricane Irma the Club are holding a collection at Morrison's in Newtown and plan to put all monies raised towards the purchase of Shelterboxes
Mon 11th September 2017 District 1180 Quiz - Newtown versus LlanidloesTo be played at Glanhafren Market Hall, Market Street, Newtown. Buffet meal. BYO liquid sustenance
Sat 9th September 2017 Street CollectionTo support Ponthafren Digital Inclusion Project
Mon 4th September 2017 Council and Business Meeting at the High St Deli, NewtownCouncil at 6pm, Business Meeting at 7pm. Buffet meal £10 a head.
Sat 2nd September 2017 - Sun 3rd September 2017 Newtown Food FestivalThe Food Festival is an annual event in Newtown, celebrating food, drink and music.
Mon 28th August 2017 Public Holiday - no meeting
Mon 21st August 2017 Visit to Glanmiheli, KerryArranged by President Alan.
Basket Meal at the Kerry Lamb
Mon 14th August 2017 Talk by Graham Winchester - or maybe a quizAt the Elephant & Castle Hotel
Mon 7th August 2017 Council and Business Meeting at Market Hall, Newtown
Mon 31st July 2017 PonthafrenVisit to Ponthafren arranged by Denzil Jones
Meal at E&C
Mon 24th July 2017 Meeting organised by Community Services CommitteeLlanllwchaiarn graveyard for maintenance work. Followed by meal at Bull and Heifer Bettws Cedawain at 7.30pm
Mon 17th July 2017 BBQOrganised by President Alan
Mon 10th July 2017 Speaker eveningOrganised by David Hall
Venue The Elephant and Castle Hotel, Newtown
Mon 3rd July 2017 Business MeetingPlanning events and fund raising
Mon 3rd July 2017 Council at Elephant & Castle Hotel