Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Fri 18th January 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will have our monthly Projects Meeting, which will take the place of a speaker. A Club Council meeting will take place afterwards.

Fri 11th January 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we hope to have a talk on "The Tyne Tunnels" from a member of the TT2 team.

Fri 4th January 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will will be meeting a team from Gosforth Rotary Club in the first round of the Rotary District Quiz. This will be at the New Kent Hotel.

Thu 20th December 2018 Rotary Club Christmas Lunch

We met for our annual Christmas luncheon, a highlight of our Rotary year, when we enjoy food and friendship as well as making donations to some of the local charities whose work we are supporting. read more...

Mon 17th December 2018 Christmas Charity Collection in Eldon Square

Percy Hedley School at the Rotary Christmas Collection in Eldon Square 2018 This year we were allocated three days for our annual street collection in Eldon Square, collecting from 12noon - 2pm each day from 17th - 19th December. The charity we collected for is Newcastle Vision Support. read more...

Fri 14th December 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. There is no speaker planned so we will enjoy a time of Rotary fellowship.

Fri 7th December 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

Image courtesy of Jonathan Gaunt We meet as usual for lunch, after which Liz Clark will talk to us about the Northumbrian Hedgehog Rescue Trust. THIS WILL BE AN OFFICIAL GUEST DAY: members are encouraged to bring guests to hear what should be an interesting talk. read more...

Fri 30th November 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, immediately after which we will hold the 2018 Special General Meeting of our Club. Papers for this meeting are now available via links on this page. read more...

Fri 23rd November 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which Nicky Sargeant, youth manager at the Scotswood Natural Community Garden will tell us about the sailing trip that some of their young people enjoyed in the summer. Our Club made a contribution to the cost of the trip

Fri 16th November 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

During and after lunch we will have our monthly Projects Meeting, discussing ways in which we may put into action Rotary's ideal of service. After lunch there will be a meeting of Club Council.

Fri 9th November 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

As this was the nearest Friday to the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice at the end of WW1, we marked the occasion with Peter Firth reading entries from his grandfather's diary, written on the Western Front during the last months of the Great War. read more...

Fri 2nd November 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch and are to be joined by District Governor, Stewart Atkin, who is making his postponed Official Visit to us.

Fri 26th October 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. Afterwards, Peter Tracey will talk about his work as a volunteer with the charity, "Daft as a Brush".

Fri 19th October 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. During and after lunch we will be discussing plans for Club Projects and associated matters. There will be a Council meeting in the hotel lounge after the Projects meeting.

Mon 15th October 2018 Visit to the Discovery Museum

The Discovery Museum Building today A party of ten of us enjoyed a guided tour of the former Coop Warehouse that is now Newcastle's Discovery Museum - a very interesting building. This was followed by an enjoyable lunch at Mario's Italian Restaurant read more...

Fri 12th October 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will discuss any pressing business matters and have a time of fellowship.

Fri 5th October 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

Our guest for lunch today will be Chris Clarke, from the Friends of Jesmond Library, who will be speaking to us after lunch read more...

Fri 28th September 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which Dr. Elizabeth Waterston will talk on the subject, ‘Taking the Finger off the Red Button - De-escalating the risk of Nuclear War’

Fri 21st September 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will discuss Club Projects Business. Following the closure of the main meeting, Club Council will meet in the lounge.

Fri 14th September 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which Sue Gregg will speak to us about the work of Newcastle Vision Support. Our Club has supported this local charity, which was formerly known as the Newcastle Society for Blind People, for many years. read more...

Thu 6th September 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DAY. Due to another booking, the New Kent Hotel is unable to accommodate us on Friday this week. We were to have had DG Stewart Atkin this week but due to the change of day he is unable to come. He will now visit us on 2nd November. read more...

Fri 31st August 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will have a time of fellowship.

Wed 29th August 2018 Charity Collection - Anderson & Garland Auction Preview Evening

Clients of Anderson & Garland, Auctioneers attending the private viewing evening for the Fine Art Auction at which the Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne were collecting for Newcastle Vision Support. We are grateful to Anderson & Garland for the opportunity of collecting at the private viewing evening for the Sept 2018 Fine Art Auction. Thanks to the generosity of clients we were able to collect £655 for our chosen charity, Newcastle Vision Support. read more...

Fri 24th August 2018 Rotary Club Meeting

Due to the fact that a large number of members are unable to attend, there will be no normal lunch meeting at the New Kent Hotel. Those who wish to will attend an open day at Maggie's Centre at the Freeman Hospital meeting at 1.45pm. read more...

Fri 17th August 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will discuss Club Projects Business. Following the closure of the main meeting, Club Council will meet in the lounge.

Fri 10th August 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. Our honoured guest today is the Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne Councillor David Down who is making his official visit to our Club.

Fri 3rd August 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which we will either have a speaker or a time of fellowship

Fri 27th July 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, following which Paul Keeley, of the charity Sustainable Global Gardens, will give us an update on the Rotary Tree Project.

Fri 20th July 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. Immediately after lunch we will discuss Club Projects in open forum. This will be followed at about 2.15pm by a meeting of Club Council.

Fri 13th July 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which President Stephen will officially hand over to incoming President Bill.

Fri 6th July 2018 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which we will deal with Service Project matters in open forum.
future calendar district events local events