Completed meetings and events 2017-2018
Sat 30th June 2018 Presidents NightA celebration of Val's year in office at Mid Herts Golf Club
Wed 27th June 2018 President's HandoverMy job talks from two of our fairly new Rotarians.
Mon 25th June 2018 RiH trustees meeting to discuss plans for 2018/19
Wed 20th June 2018 Games in the GardenThe annual competition between Inner Wheel and Rotary in President Val's garden
Sat 16th June 2018 - Sun 17th June 2018 District ConferenceAt Hatfield University and DG Handover
Wed 13th June 2018 HVRC AGM/Club AssemblyWe receive reports and accounts from the 2017/2018 Council and hear about the plans proposed for 2018/2019.
Mon 11th June 2018 HVRC Interim Council MeetingThe incoming Club Council will meet to discuss plans for 2018/19
Wed 6th June 2018 Visit to Bell ClassicsFollowed by a BBQ hosted by Bell Classics
Wed 30th May 2018 Desert Island DiscsThis popular event returns for some new memories and tunes that link us to the past.
Wed 23rd May 2018 Club Futures DiscussionClub Futures Discussion
Wed 16th May 2018 Charter Night - 30th Anniversary of our Rotary ClubWe Celebrate this milestone with a dinner for Rotarians old and new.
Wed 9th May 2018 Club Business MeetingThe Club receives reports from committees and discus future proposals and activities.
Wed 2nd May 2018 Young Citizens Award DinnerWe celebrate the achievements of our talented Harpenden Young Citizens
Tue 1st May 2018 Club Council MeetingClub Council Meeting
Wed 25th April 2018 Themed accompanied dinner (partners and Inner Wheel) celebrating St. Georges DayThemed accompanied dinner (partners and Inner Wheel) celebrating St. Georges Day
Wed 18th April 2018 Alex Glassbrook - Driverless Cars.
Wed 11th April 2018 President's Fund RaiserPlough and Harrow
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Wed 4th April 2018 Speaker: Bim AfolamiMP for Harpenden & Hitchin. Bim is currently a Member of the Regulatory Reform Committee and the Public Accounts Committee and his topics of interest include: Departments for Business, Education, Transport, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Digital, Culture
Wed 28th March 2018 Speaker: Pamela MannOne of our local authors and writer of The Birth of Gossip - a novel set in the 16th Century England in a period of religious unrest -explaining how you write a book.
Wed 21st March 2018 Speaker: Richard Tredgoning.Waterways Experiences. Rotarians have been on the canal boat owned by the charity. We will hear about the charity, its aims and the good things it gets up to.
Wed 14th March 2018 Musical EveningAn Evening of Irish Music with James O'Grady- Partmers and Inner Wheel invited
Fri 9th March 2018 Quiz of QuizzesQuiz of Quizzes at St. Georges School
Wed 28th February 2018 Speaker: Nitesh GoshiFrom IMAP talking about Google
Wed 21st February 2018 Club Business MeetingClub Receives reports from committees and discussed future proposals and activities.
Wed 14th February 2018 Mike BarnhamThe U.S. Navy pacific Campaign 1942 -9145
Tue 13th February 2018 Club Council MeetingClub Counci Meeting
Thu 8th February 2018 District Quiz at WheathampsteadThe Club needs to submit 2 teams to represent them.
Wed 7th February 2018 Speaker: Graham WestwellThe Route to Lord Mayor
Wed 31st January 2018 Speaker: Alec BullSpeaker; Alec Bull
Wed 24th January 2018 Inter-club Quiz EveningPresented by our new quiz-master Tony Wills. Teams from Lions and Round Table
Wed 17th January 2018 Classics on the Common celebrationA get together with our partners, volunteers and helpers thanking them for their support at a wonderful classics event. To be held at Wheathampstead Hall.
Wed 10th January 2018 AuctionJohn and Hugh will do their best to persuade us to part with as much cash as possible as we bid for these most desirable objects and artifacts.(Donations of those objects need) This will be an accompanied 12th night festive meeting with partners and Inner
Wed 3rd January 2018 Fellowship EveningA chance to relax after the Christmas festivities- bring you best jokes!
Sat 16th December 2017 President's at HomePresident Val will entertain us at her homwe for Christmas celebrations.
Wed 13th December 2017 No MeetingNo meeting
Wed 6th December 2017 Carol concertCarol Concert at the High Street Methodist Church
Thu 30th November 2017 Wheathampstead Christmas Lights onWheathampstead Christmas Lights on
Wed 29th November 2017 No MeetingNo Meeting - See Thursday 30th
Wed 22nd November 2017 Speaker - Alec Bull - Austin Seven- The Motor for the milloinAustin Seven - The motor for the million
Wed 15th November 2017 Everest ProjectSpeaker – John Hiscock. The Everest Project - Hoddesdon to the Himalayas.
Sun 12th November 2017 Rememberance SundayFor those that want to attend meet at Rothamstead Park at 1030
Wed 8th November 2017 Club Business MeetingClub Business Meeting – SGM
Wed 1st November 2017 No Meeting see 31st OctoberNo meeting – see 31 October
Tue 31st October 2017 Joint meeting at WoolhamsJoint meeting at Woolhams with the 3 St Albans Rotary Clubs
Wed 25th October 2017 Speaker: Ron OvertonSpeaker: Ron Overton
Tue 24th October 2017 Club Council MeetingClub Council Meeting
Wed 18th October 2017 Speaker: Julie Honour-Jones is Sixth Form Manager at Sir John Laws.Speaker: Julie Honour-Jones is Sixth Form Manager at Sir John Laws.
Anna Philpott is Deputy Director of Sixth Form Education & Head of Business & Economics at St Georges. Jessica Bennett is Deputy Head of Sixth Form at Roundwood talking about hopes, fear
Wed 11th October 2017 Speaker: Carl Tinnion from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) telling us all about what they do.Speaker: Carl Tinnion from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) telling us all about what they do.
Wed 4th October 2017 Speaker: Cheryl Law, the new District Governor for our Rotary DistrictSpeaker: Cheryl Law, the new District Governor for our Rotary District
Wed 27th September 2017 Speaker: Workaid.Speaker: Workaid. The Chairman of Workaid and Claire Popple to tell us about the work the charity does and to launch the collecting of tools in Harpenden and Wheathampstead as a joint initiative with our club and the District Scouts
Wed 20th September 2017 St. Albans Abbey Theatre Visit, Go back in time with The Company of Ten who are performing Alan Ayckbourn’s Comedy, ‘Communicating Doors’ at 8pm. Tickets cost £11. Please let Susanne know asap if you want to join us.St. Albans Abbey Theatre Visit, Go back in time with The Company of Ten who are performing Alan Ayckbourn’s Comedy, ‘Communicating Doors’ at 8pm. Tickets cost £11. Please let Susanne know asap if you want to join us.
Wed 13th September 2017 Speaker: Paul Gardiner on the history of Harpenden CommonSpeaker: Paul Gardiner on the history of Harpenden Common
Wed 6th September 2017 Speaker: Sir John Dermot TuringSir John will tell us about his great uncle and his achievements at Bletchley Park and the enigma machine
Wed 30th August 2017 Speaker: DrJim LewisDr Lewis will tell us about an aspect of the industrial heritage of the Lea Valley
Wed 23rd August 2017 Business meetingThe Club receives reports on activities and proposals from its committees and decides the future direction of the club.
Wed 16th August 2017 Speaker: Steve Gledhill, Prostate Cancer UK.
Tue 15th August 2017 Club Council meetingCouncil will discuss current issues and proposals
Wed 9th August 2017 Summer games evening with Inner WheelOur annual competition against Inner Wheel at Val's.
Wed 2nd August 2017 Speaker: Captain Ian McNaughtCaptain McNaught will tell us about the work of Trinity House
Wed 26th July 2017 District CouncilDistrict representatives attend on the Club's behalf.
Wed 26th July 2017 Classics on the CommonOur biggest event of the year, Classics on the Common needs all members and many volunteers (as well as good weather) to ensure a successful event.
Wed 19th July 2017 Preparation for ClassicsRichard will give us a briefing on the organisation of next week's Classics on the Common
Wed 12th July 2017 Car Treasure HuntAlec and Liz Bull will give us cryptic clues to enable us to find our dinner destination somewhere in Hertfordshire
Sun 9th July 2017 Highland GatheringRotarians help with car parking at the Highland Gathering
Wed 5th July 2017 President's Charities: HACRO and Victim SupportNeil Ashley of HACRO and Clive Reader of Victim Support will explain about the work of their charities