Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Wed 26th June 2019 Speaker - Simon Drury - Local Psychologist, Corporate Mentor, and Author

Speaker - Simon Drury - Local Psychologist, Corporate Mentor, and Author will give a talk on ' Why we work and what happens afterwards read more...

Wed 19th June 2019 Speaker - Barry Butenshaw

Speaker - Barry Butenshaw will give a talk on 'Prince Charles, Bombs and Barry"

Wed 12th June 2019 Speaker Rodabe Rudin from Age UK

Speaker Rodabe Rudin from Age UK will give an insight into the workings of Age UK in East Grinstead

Wed 5th June 2019 Speaker Alan Collinge will give a talk on International issues and the environment

Speaker Alan Collinge will give a talk on International issues and the environment

Wed 29th May 2019 Music for youth concert video - viewing and discussion by Gordon Hillier

Music for youth concert video - viewing and discussion by Gordon Hillier

Wed 22nd May 2019 Business Meeting and Club Assembly

Sorry! it is a business meeting and Club Assembly this evening and only members to attend

Wed 15th May 2019 R.Y.L.A. Candidates

R.Y.L.A. Candidates will give a talk on their experiences at the Rotary Young Leaders Awards Event held earlier in the Rotary year. read more...

Wed 8th May 2019 Speaker - Chris Tappin

Speaker - Chris Tappin

Wed 1st May 2019 Rotary Members to Visit the Bell Ringers Tower at St. Swithun's Church

Rotary Members will visit the Bell Ringers tower at St. Swithun's church and will gain an experience of what it takes to make the wonderful sounds we hear at our meetings every Wednesday evening read more...

Wed 24th April 2019 Club Annual General Meeting

Sorry! it is the Club Annual General Meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 17th April 2019 Speaker - Samatha Day on her trip through Malawi

Speaker - Samatha Day on her trip through Malawi

Wed 10th April 2019 Speaker Christine Hardisty - Will give a talk on Charities - the Past, the Present ……and……the Future?

Christine will give a talk on The history of charities and how charitable work has evolved and changed over the years; the role of charities today and their challenges; and what we think their future might be. read more...

Wed 3rd April 2019 Speaker Michelle from the melanoma trust - Melanoma and the danger for golfers

Michelle will give a talk on Melanoma and the danger to golfers

Wed 27th March 2019 Business Meeting

Sorry! it is a business meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 20th March 2019 Speaker – Dr. Elinor Flatman from the Ship Street Surgery in East Grinstead

Speaker – Dr. Elinor Flatman from the Ship Street Surgery on her visit to Tanzania

Wed 13th March 2019 Sorry! There is no meeting this evening

Sorry! There is no meeting this evening due to members visit to the West Sussex recycling centre at Ford.

Wed 13th March 2019 A visit to the West Sussex Recycling Centre at Ford, West Susseex

A group of members will be visiting the West Sussex Recycling Centre at Ford, in West Sussex.

Wed 6th March 2019 Speaker - Peter Erridge on the works of the Friends of Weirwood Reservoir

Peter is a volunteer and as a friend of Weirwood Reservoir has a wealth of knowledge of the importance of the Reservoir in attracting a wide selection of birds and general wildlife

Wed 27th February 2019 Business Meeting

Sorry! it is a business meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 20th February 2019 Speaker - Local Playwright Stephen Fallowell

Stephen has written a dramatic reading to be performed by members of our Rotary Club read more...

Wed 13th February 2019 Speaker - Tony Hardisty

Tony will give a talk on the The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic

Fri 8th February 2019 Brooks Williams Blues Guitar Concert - Friday 8th February 2019

Brooks Williams Blues Guitar Concert will be held at the Meridian Hall, East Court, College Lane, East Grinstead, RH19 3LT read more...

Wed 6th February 2019 Speaker - David Easton, District Governor

The speaker this is evening is David Easton our District Governor

Wed 30th January 2019 Speaker Philip Baker on Commercial Property in East Grinstead

Local commercial property expert and Rotarian Philip Baker will give a talk on his experiences during his life long career as a commercial property expert in East Grinstead and the surrounding area.


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Sun 27th January 2019 150 Dancers enjoyed our Charity Tea Dance on 27th January

150 dancers joined us for a not so strictly tea dance at the Meridian Hall on Sunday 27th January
It was a fun and entertaining afternoon of ballroom, Latin and modern dancing with Tea, Scones and Jam and Cream to sustain them. read more...

Wed 23rd January 2019 Business Meeting

Sorry! it is a business meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 16th January 2019 Speaker - Sarah Howland Chair of the Quarry Crew

Sarah will give a talk on her work on the Stone Quarry Estate in East Grinstead.This is one of the President's chosen charities. read more...

Wed 9th January 2019 Speaker - Helen Lewis from the Momentum Charity

Helen will give a talk on the work of the President's chosen charity the Momentum Children's Charity read more...

Wed 2nd January 2019 Sorry! there is no Rotary meeting this evening

Sorry! there is no Rotary meeting this evening but we will be back next Wednesday at 7-30pm as usual

Wed 26th December 2018 Sorry! there is no Rotary meeting this evening

Sorry! there is no Rotary meeting this evening we are recovering from our Christmas events

Wed 19th December 2018 A Christmas Quiz - But with a Difference

A new twist on Christmas quizzes - A Christmas Quiz not to be missed read more...

Wed 12th December 2018 Christmas Dinner at Sweetwoods Golf Club

Tonight is our Christmas themed dinner at Sweetwoods Golf Club

Wed 5th December 2018 Special General Meeting and Business Meeting

This evening is the Special General Meeting and Business Meeting - Sorry Members only this evening.

Wed 28th November 2018 Job Talk by Member Pat Howes

Member Pat Howes will give a talk on his career and other interesting facts

Sat 24th November 2018 Rotary Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday 24th November

The ceremony starts at 2-45pm with the Town Crier and East Grinstead Concert Band outside Broadley Brothers in the High Street.
The lights will be switched on at 4-00pm following the build up with singing Christmas carols and visiting celebrities.

Wed 21st November 2018 Speaker - Kate Geraghty Imberhorne School student

Kate along with a fellow Imberhorne school student will give a talk on their Summer trip to Tanzania read more...

Wed 14th November 2018 Speaker - Brother David Jarmy

Brother David Jarmy will give a talk on his Pilgrimages to Taize in Southern France

Wed 7th November 2018 A club Visit to the Royal Albert Hall - Details to be confirmed

A club Visit to the Schools Proms at the Royal Albert Hall
This will be a Partners, Family and Friends event. Details to be confirmed

Wed 31st October 2018 Andy Thomas will give a talk on crop circles

Andy Thomas will give a talk on crop circles

Wed 24th October 2018 Speaker - Paul Hickson on Rotary Polio Day

Paul Hickson will give a talk on "Our work in India as Rotary Volunteers with the immunisation programme for Polio Plus". read more...

Wed 17th October 2018 Business Meeting

Sorry! it is a business meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 10th October 2018 Speaker - John Ellis

Speaker - John Ellis - "Be Happy, things are better than you think" read more...

Wed 3rd October 2018 Speaker - Anne Blight from the Starfish Project

Speaker - Anne Blight will give a talk on the Starfish project

Mon 1st October 2018 Meridian Rotary Golf Days have raised over £100,000 for charities

Our club held its Annual Charity Golf Day at Sweetwoods Golf Club on Monday 1st October.
The event was organised by Neal Waddingham and his team and raised funds for the this year's President's charities Momentum Childrens Charity and the Quarry Crew. read more...

Wed 26th September 2018 Business Meeting

Sorry! it is a business meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 19th September 2018 Speaker - Stephen Doerr

Speaker - Stephen Doerr will give a talk on Provincial Clock Makers

Wed 12th September 2018 Speaker Camilla Slattery - Queen Victoria Hospital

Speaker Camilla Slattery will give a talk on the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Wed 5th September 2018 Speaker - Sally Goldsmith from Music for Youth

Sal will give a talk on the works of the Music for Youth organisation. Established in 1970, their mission is simple: they believe that music, and the chance to participate in high-quality musical activities, should be open to every young person. read more...

Wed 29th August 2018 Speaker Michael Haynes –

Speaker Michael Haynes – "Building Queen Victoria Hospital and the work of McIndoe" read more...

Wed 22nd August 2018 Speaker David Ivorson, Whittington College

David Ivorson the Chaplain at Whittington College will give a talk on the work and history of Whittington College, Felbridge, East Grinstead read more...

Wed 15th August 2018 A visit to Tony Elias's Garden at Coldharbour House, Redhill, Surrey RH1 4NA

This 1½ acre garden, part of the N.G.S. offers breathtaking views to the South Downs. Originally planted in the 1920’s, it has since been adapted and enhanced. read more...

Wed 8th August 2018 Speaker, Tony Hardisty -

The Thinker ‘The Descent of Humankind’ - a review of the evolution of the human species from our ape ancestors 7 million years ago. read more...

Wed 1st August 2018 An evening stroll to the Weirwood Millennium picnic site

An evening stroll to the Weirwood Millennium picnic site and a picnic - Bring your own picnic and drinks

Wed 25th July 2018 Business Meeting

Sorry! it is a business meeting this evening and only members to attend

Wed 18th July 2018 A morning tour of the West Sussex Recycling plant at Horsham

A morning tour of the West Sussex Recycling plant at Horsham followed by lunch at a local hostelry read more...

Wed 11th July 2018 DUE TO UNEXPECTED CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENING'S MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

DUE TO UNEXPECTED CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENING'S MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Wed 4th July 2018 Sorry! No meeting this evening - Please see Monday 2nd July evening event

Sorry! No meeting this evening - Please see Monday 2nd July evening event

Mon 2nd July 2018 Rotary Young Artist & Designer Awards 2018

East Grinstead Meridian Rotary, in partnership with St Swithun’s Church and our two secondary Schools, Sackville and Imberhorne, recently held a Rotary Young Artist & Designer Exhibition event. read more...
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