Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker Host Ian Lloyd

Ian's speaker is Graham Barsby who will describe the work and processes involved in Commissioning our Rotary Plaque.

Tue 20th June 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Also Club Annual General Meeting

Tue 13th June 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker Host Neville Fairclough

Neville's speaker is Bill Robson talking about his recent trip to Cape Town, South Africa.

Tue 6th June 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: Allan Fletcher.

Allan Fletcher speaks on the topic "Bing Sings but Walt Disney..."

Sat 3rd June 2017 - ROTARY RIDE 2017 CANCELLED

In view of the very low number of entrants who have so far registered, it has been decided with regret to cancel this year's Rotary Ride event.
Entry fees will be returned to those who have already paid and we offer apologies to anyone about to register. read more...

Tue 30th May 2017 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday

Tue 23rd May 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker Host: John Yeomans

Special tie evening. Please wear a tie which has special significance for you, and be prepared to tell its history to the assembled members and guests. Proceedings to be conducted by JJY in his inimitable way.

Thu 18th May 2017 President's Night at Headlam Hall.

Annual Dinner Dance: Start 18.45 for 19.30. Dancing to Little Big Band until midnight.

Thu 18th May 2017 President's Night at Headlam Hall.

Annual Dinner Dance: Start 18.45 for 19.30. Dancing to Little Big Band until midnight.

Tue 16th May 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Sun 14th May 2017 Swimathon at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Charity swim at Spennymoor Leisure Centre read more...

Tue 9th May 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker Host - David Breden

Graham Temby will speak about Badgers & Local Life.
Also:
Presentation of cheque to Great North Air Ambulance Service.

Thu 4th May 2017 Charity collection at Morrisons in aid of Wear Valley Riding for the Disabled

Charity collection at Morrisons, Bishop Auckland, in aid of Wear Valley Riding for the Disabled. Join our team of volunteers and shake a bucket for an excellent local cause.

Tue 2nd May 2017 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday

Tue 25th April 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host David Beattie

Robert Hillary will talk about Raby Castle

Tue 18th April 2017 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 11th April 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 10th April 2017 Council Meeting at Park Head

This meeting is a week earlier than usual because next Monday is Easter Monday.

Tue 4th April 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Rob Goddard from the NHS

A presentation about the major appeal to raise funds to purchase two new MRI scanners for two local hospitals. See link below read more...

Wed 29th March 2017 Rotary International Quiz and meal at the Pollards

Please come and support this event hosted by the International Committee which will raise funds for the Ghurka Welfare Trust read more...

Tue 28th March 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Guide Dogs for the Blind

David Thomas will talk about Guide Dogs for the Blind

Tue 21st March 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 20th March 2017 Council Meeting at Park Head

Tue 14th March 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker David Aimer

David will speak on the topic "As Birds Flying"

Tue 7th March 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Allan Fletcher on Bricks!

Allan will speak on the topic "Bricks"

Tue 28th February 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker - Kishor Velangi

Kishor Velangi talks about "Auckland, New Zealand" our names sake.

Tue 21st February 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 20th February 2017 Council Meeting at Park Head

Tue 14th February 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker - Geoff Wilson

Geoff Wilson speaks about "A Flight Accident in the Desert"

Mon 13th February 2017 Curry Night 2017 at Spice Lounge

One of our ever popular events of the year. Ideal for an early Valentines! read more...

Tue 7th February 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Auckland Castle and Market Place future developments

Lee Brownson enlightens us on future Auckland Castle developments along with the market place developments

Fri 3rd February 2017 Northern Voices Concert

Northern Voices Choir Northern Voices Choir at The Methodist Church, 21 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland in aid of the Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital. read more...

Tue 31st January 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: It's District Quiz Time!

Second Round match in the District Quiz.
Visiting opponents will be a team from Rotary Club of Durham Bede.

Tue 24th January 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Search and Rescue in County Durham

Steve Owers from Teesdale & Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team giving a presentation on search and rescue within County Durham

Tue 17th January 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 16th January 2017 Council Meeting at Park Head

Tue 10th January 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Gordon Henderson presents "Everything that you wanted to know about the Romans but were afraid to ask!"

Everything to know about the Romans but were afraid to ask!

Sat 7th January 2017 Christmas Tree Collection Scheme 2017

Collection of christmas trees for recycling in a joint project with Butterwick Hospice read more...

Sun 18th December 2016 Carol Service

Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church - all are welcome with festive refreshments laid on at the Saxon Public House after the service

Wed 7th December 2016 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2016 by Right Reverend Paul Butler - Bishop of Durham

We are delighted to welcome the Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler, to give this year's message at our annual Christmas event held at Bishop Auckland Golf Club read more...

Fri 2nd December 2016 Pantomine Time!

Annual excursion to the pantomine - this time to Gala Theatre Durham

Tue 29th November 2016 Club Weekly Meeting:Brian Pike with "London End to End"

Weekly meeting with a guest speaker Brian Pike on "London End to End"

Tue 22nd November 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Final business meeting of 2016 & Special General Meeting to elect the President for the next year but one (2018/19), & the Junior Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer for 2017/18. Also to receive annual accounts for the year ended 30th June 2016.

Mon 21st November 2016 Comedy Curry Night

Enjoy Issy's company again at the ever popular Spice Lounge this time with a comedy twist read more...

Tue 15th November 2016 Club Weekly Meeting:Derek Priestman presents " Round Table into Rotary "

Weekly meeting with a Derek Priestman speaking on " Round Table into Rotary "

Mon 14th November 2016 Council Meeting at Park Head

Sun 13th November 2016 Remembrance Sunday Service

Remembrance Sunday Service read more...

Tue 8th November 2016 Club Weekly Meeting:Joe Ward reflects on "The Somme"

Weekly meeting with a guest speaker Joe Ward reflecting on "The Somme"

Tue 1st November 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: An African Experience by Keith Patton

Wed 26th October 2016 "SERATA ITALIANA" - (ITALIAN EVENING)

Italian Evening with the purpose of enjoying excellent food and fellowship, and to raise funds for Aquabox read more...

Tue 25th October 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Clives Moses reveals some "Football Memories"

Tue 18th October 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 17th October 2016 Council Meeting at Park Head

Tue 11th October 2016 Club Weekly Meeting:

Wed 5th October 2016 Open / Information Evening - What's Rotary all about ?

Bishop Auckland Rotary Club Logo An open evening for prospective new members or simply the curious In "The Rotary Room" at the Park Head Country Hotel, Coundon. read more...

Tue 4th October 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Steve Taylor on "School Admissions"

Tue 27th September 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Joe Ward talks on "The Centenary of the Somme"

Fri 23rd September 2016 Sponsored Walk with Gordon Henderson

A sponsored walk in aid of general charitable funds following the old railway line read more...

Tue 20th September 2016 Club Business Meeting: No Speaker

Mon 19th September 2016 Council Meeting at Park Head

Tue 13th September 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Adam Reed talking about Football Injuries

Talking Football Injuries

Tue 6th September 2016 Club Weekly Meeting:Lillian Howell from "The Samaritans"

Tue 30th August 2016 Please note that there is no meeting today

Tue 23rd August 2016 Club Weekly Meeting:John Askwith "Branchlines radiating from Bishop Auckland Station"

Tue 16th August 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Barbara Laurie " A Slideshow Tour of Bishop Auckland Market Place"

Tue 9th August 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Cricket in the West Indies and Barbados!

The second installment of Michael Croker's tales. This time "Cricket in the West Indies" read more...

Tue 2nd August 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: David Hastings from RNLI "Northern Heroes"

Tue 26th July 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: David Aimer presents "The Best of Southern Rhodesia"

Tue 19th July 2016 Club Business Meeting:

Mon 18th July 2016 Council Meeting at Park Head

Tue 12th July 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Bob McManners introduces us to Mining Art "McGuinness Gallery" in Bishop Auckland

Tom McGuinness aims to give an overview of the huge variety of techniques and styles that this most talented artist adopted during his lifetime "“ ranging from oils to lithography, from etching to wash-off. A quiet man, Tom"™s work speaks volumes across

Tue 5th July 2016 Club Weekly Meeting: Presidential Handover

Presidential Handover
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