Completed meetings and events 2014-2015

Sun 28th June 2015 Presidents Party

Presidents Party lunch at the Larkhall Footall Club

Thu 11th June 2015 Wine and Cheese

Wine and Cheese evening at St Johns Hospital with talk by one of the schools participating in Kids Out.

Wed 10th June 2015 Kids Out

Rotary club members take children from local schools on a day trip to Longleat.

Thu 28th May 2015 Great Chalfield Manor

Visit to Great Chalfield Manor

Thu 14th May 2015 Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Talk by Ella Mayne about our chosen charity for next year - The Great Western Air Ambulance. read more...

Thu 30th April 2015 Propsect House Hospice

Prospect Hospice Angela Jordan will talk to club about the Prospect Hospice in Swindon.
Grace: Tim Westbrook
Host: Tony Duce

Thu 23rd April 2015 Twerton Junior School

A presentation to club members by the headmaster of Twerton Junior School - David Goucher, about the improvement in the children's reading ability following help from club volunteers who attend each week to listen to the children reading.

Sat 28th March 2015 SS Great Britain

Trip to Bristol and guided tour of the SS Great Britain.

Thu 12th March 2015 Iconic Cycling Events

Talk by Steve Baxter, commercial manager of the Bike Bath event. Bike Bath is an annual weekend-long event for bike riders of all abilities, starting at The Rec in Bath and then touring the surrounding area.

Thu 5th March 2015 Business Meeting

Two members from the Rotary Club of Mendip will present information about the forthcoming October 2015 District Conference.

Thu 26th February 2015 Wine Tasting

An evening Wine Tasting at the premises of Great Western Wine.

Thu 19th February 2015 Teenage Years in a Prison Camp

Peter Bazire talk about his life as a teenager in a Japanese Prison Camp within China during World War 2.

Thu 5th February 2015 Business Meeting

Monthly business meeting.

Thu 29th January 2015 Farm to Shop

Partners and Guests are invited to the Society Cafe in Kingsmead Square to learn about and taste the many varieties of coffee.

Thu 22nd January 2015 William and Caroline Herschel

Talk by Jonathan Hall about astronomers William and Caroline Herschel.

Thu 15th January 2015 Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal

Wallace and Gromits Grand Appeal fundraises for the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and St Michaels Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Special Care Baby Unit) at St Michaels Hospital.

Thu 8th January 2015 Business Meeting

Monthly business meeting.

Thu 4th December 2014 William & Caroline Herscel

Talk by Jonathan Hall about astronomer William Herschel and his sister Caroline.
Grace: Mac Place
Host: John Gowland

Fri 28th November 2014 3 Clubs Christmas Carol Concert

The 3 Bath Rotary Clubs Christmas Concert at the Forum with the Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines, commencing 7:30. Raising funds for Friends of Young Carers and Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity. Tickets £15 and £30, children half price.

Thu 20th November 2014 Heartworks

Presentation by Peter Roswell of the Rotary Club of Wrington Vale on Heartworks, a proect to provide a Training Simulator based in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.
Grace: Malcolm Chatwin
Host: Peter Mills

Thu 6th November 2014 Mayor of Bath

A talk by the Mayor of Bath, Councillor Cherry Bleath.
Grace: Mike Richards
Host: Jan MacKenzie

Thu 30th October 2014 Information Evening

Open invitation to people interested in learning about Rotary, to meet members and learn about some of the projects supported.
Grace: Peter Mills
Host: Ian Pegg

Thu 23rd October 2014 Julian House

Visit by members to Julian House followed by meal. Meeting at Manvers Street Baptist Church basement at 6pm for a tour of the Shelter, finishing at 7:30pm. Meal at Huntsman Inn on Bog Island.

Thu 9th October 2014 Friendship & Vocational

Vocational presentation by new club members.
Grace: Bob Copperman
Host: President Charles Hayward

Thu 2nd October 2014 Avon & Somerset Constabulary

Talk by recently retired Avon & Somerset Police DCI Nick Papuca. Nick was in charge of criminal investigation, responding to serious crime.
Grace: Vince Arkell
Host: David Beresford-Smith

Thu 11th September 2014 Talk by Ceceil Weir on Julian House

Talk by Cecil Weir on Julian House is a refuge for homeless people.

Thu 4th September 2014 Bath Carers Centre

Talk by Andy Graham about the Bath Carers Centre.

Thu 28th August 2014 Bike Workshop

Visit to Bike Workshop to see the work of the Julian House project.

Thu 14th August 2014 Visit to Dyrham Park

A tour of Dyrham Park for members, their partners and guests. Tour and buffet meal provided at a cost of £15 per person.

Thu 7th August 2014 Sports Evening

Evening of Bowls and Crazy Golf at the pavilion in Victoria Park followed by dinner. Partners welcome, £15 per person to include entry and dinner.

Thu 31st July 2014 Speaker Samantha Grief

Talk by Samantha Grief about the Big Issue.
Grace: John Long
Host: Alison Patrick

Tue 22nd July 2014 Mint Room Quiz

Quiz Night at the Mint Room. Members, partners and guests welcome, entry £20 per person to include excellent 3 course Indian dinner.

Thu 10th July 2014 Visit by Judy Barnard Jones, District Governor

Visit to club of District 1200 governor Judy Barnard Jones.
Grace:Peter Hopwood
Host: Ken Jefferies

Thu 3rd July 2014 Speaker Professor Anna Gilmore

Talk by Professor Anna Gilmore of Bath University on Smoking.
Grace: Roger Wilson
Host: Alan Bleathman
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