Completed meetings and events 2016-2017
Fri 30th June 2017 District HandoverTime and venue TBA
Tue 27th June 2017 Club Handover - Dorchester Rugby Club (Partners & Guests Welcome)Chris will pass the mantle to Les. Dorchester Rugby Club
Fri 23rd June 2017 Mock Interviews - The Studio SchoolFurther details to follow
Tue 20th June 2017 Club Business Meeting
Tue 20th June 2017 Council at Wessex Royale Hotel
Sat 17th June 2017 Dorchester CarnivalProcession at 18:30
Sat 17th June 2017 - Dorchester Carnival 2017Casterbridge Rotary Club participated in the organisation of the Dorchester Carnival last year, on Saturday 18th June 2016.
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Tue 13th June 2017 Committee Meetings
Sun 11th June 2017 Rotary Foundation Centennial Birthday PartyWeymouth & Portland Sailing Academy
Sat 10th June 2017 - Wed 14th June 2017 RI Convention, AtlantaFurther information can be found at http://www.rotaryconvention2017.org/
Tue 6th June 2017 Club MeetingHold for Club Review of Marathon
Tue 30th May 2017 No MeetingTuesday immediately following a Public Holiday: no club meeting this evening.
Tue 23rd May 2017 Club Meeting - Partners and Guests welcomeMarathon Briefing & Barrie's film on Kenya trip. Partners and Guests welcome
Tue 23rd May 2017 Club Meeting - Partners and Guests welcomeMarathon Briefing & Barrie's film on Kenya trip. Partners and Guests welcome
Tue 16th May 2017 Club Business Meeting including Club AssemblyWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 16th May 2017 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Sat 13th May 2017 Young Chef National FinalLincoln College, Lincoln LN2 5HQ
Wed 10th May 2017 Age UK Cream Tea and Sing-a-longRowan Cottage, 4 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, DT1 1PW
Tue 9th May 2017 NEW Committee Meetings
Sun 7th May 2017 Youth Speaks National FinalVenue and Time TBC
Tue 2nd May 2017 No MeetingTuesday immediately following a Public Holiday: no club meeting this evening
Tue 25th April 2017 Club Business Meeting incorporating Annual General Meeting (AGM)Wessex Royale Hotel
Club Business Meeting moved from 18th April and now incorporates Club AGM (needs to be held between 1st April and 31st May)
Tue 25th April 2017 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Mon 24th April 2017 District ExecutiveThe Crown & Victoria Inn, Tintinhull, BA22 8PZ
Sat 22nd April 2017 'Call My Bluff' Wine TastingStratton Village Hall read more...
Tue 18th April 2017 No MeetingTuesday immediately following a Public Holiday: no club meeting this evening. This would normally be Club Council and Business and has been moved to 25th April when the AGM will also occur.
Tue 18th April 2017 Council at Wessex Royale Hotel - Moved to 25 April
Thu 13th April 2017 District Service GroupVenue & Time TBC
Tue 11th April 2017 Committee Meetings
Sat 8th April 2017 President's (Welsh) NightPresident's Night at Wessex Royale Hotel. Gwyliwch y gofod hwn am fwy o wybodaeth ...
Fri 7th April 2017 RIBI Conference, ManchesterFurther information available:http://www.rotarygbi.org/what-we-do/conference/2017-conference/
Thu 6th April 2017 District Future GroupVenue & Time TBC
Tue 4th April 2017 Guest Speaker - Rebecca MeteauRebecca Meteau will speak about the work Swanage School do with Brother John School in Uganda and specifically the water and sanitation project that they are seeking support with.
Sat 1st April 2017 Young Chef Regional FinalShaftesbury School
Tue 28th March 2017 Rotary's Gift of Sight - Guest Speaker Yinka Osoba Rotary Club of YeovilThe Guildford Rotary Eye Project which is an RIBI approved avoidable blindness programme providing eye care, such as cataract operations, to those in India and Africa who sadly are too poor to be able to access such things for themselves. read more...
Sat 25th March 2017 Youth Speaks Regional FinalVenue and Time TBC
Tue 21st March 2017 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 21st March 2017 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 14th March 2017 Committee Meetings
Sat 11th March 2017 Rotary GBI Regional AssemblyBristol (Venue TBA)
Tue 7th March 2017 Pauline Camm: Lethal Weapons - a 1909 International ThreatThe History of Hatpins. Pauline will bring her collection of hatpins, Victorian jewellery and accessories. Partners evening
Mon 6th March 2017 District ExecutiveThe Crown & Victoria Inn, Tintinhull BA22 8PZ
Wed 1st March 2017 Young Writer Prize GivingWaterstones', South Street, Dorchester
Tue 28th February 2017 Guest Speaker: Peter LushOperation Chariot: The Raid of St Nazaire, 28th March 1942
Sat 25th February 2017 Youth Speaks District FinalVenue and Time TBC
Sat 25th February 2017 Young Writer District FinalVenue and Time TBC
Wed 22nd February 2017 District Service GroupVenue & Time TBC
Tue 21st February 2017 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 21st February 2017 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Fri 17th February 2017 International Evening - Make Samosas the proper way!Partners and Guests Welcome. Â£13 Please refer to RSVP for further information.
Fri 17th February 2017 - Sun 19th February 2017 RIBI Leadership AssemblyHilton Metropole Hotel, Birmingham
Wed 15th February 2017 District Future GroupVenue & Time TBA
Tue 14th February 2017 Committee Meetings
Thu 9th February 2017 Area Semi Final for Youth Speaks CompetitionEvent will be held at Standerwick
Tue 7th February 2017 "Some British Army Experiences" - Guest Speaker: Eliot GloverEliot will share some of his personal experiences. This is a partners evening.
Sat 4th February 2017 Young Chef District FinalThe District final will be on 4th February at King Alfred's School, Highbridge, TA9 3EE read more...
Wed 1st February 2017 RI Friendship Exchange D1200 Visit to Kerala, India (D3201)12 day exchange visit (dates TBA). Organised byPast District Governor Brian Murray PHF
The Rotary Club of Yeovil
Friendship Exchange Chairman D1200
West Street Farm
Seavington St Mary
Ilminster TA19 0QU
Tue 31st January 2017 Guest Speaker: Bill Reeves - Portland PortBill Reeves is the Chief Executive of Portland Port Ltd.
Tue 24th January 2017 Guest Speaker Helena Conibear: The Alcohol Education TrustThe Alcohol Education Trust helps parents protect and inform their children about alcohol. Further information available at: www.alcoholeducationtrust.org
Thu 19th January 2017 Youth Speaks, United ChurchYouth Speaks Local Intermediate Heats read more...
Tue 17th January 2017 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 17th January 2017 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 10th January 2017 Committee Meetings
Sat 7th January 2017 District Executive, District Service & Future GroupsThe Crown and Victoria Inn, 14 Farm Street, Tintinhull BA22 8PZ.
(Joint Meeting with Futures & Project Groups) followed by Christmas Lunch.
Tue 3rd January 2017 No MeetingTuesday immediately following a Public Holiday: no club meeting this evening.
Tue 27th December 2016 No MeetingTuesday immediately following a Public Holiday: No club meeting this evening.
Tue 20th December 2016 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 20th December 2016 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Sat 17th December 2016 Waitrose Bag PackingBag packing at Waitrose with the Scouts
Thu 15th December 2016 Carol Float CollectionCastle Park: meet at lay-by at top of Maiden Castle Road @ 18:15. Please respond to RSVP
Wed 14th December 2016 Carol Float CollectionVictoria Park. Meet at Alexandra Road/Damers Road @ 18:15. Please respond to RSVP
Tue 13th December 2016 Christmas PartyClub Christmas party at Kingston Maurward
Fri 9th December 2016 80th Anniversary Dinner - Rotary Club of SherborneLeweston School. Sparkling reception followed by 3 course dinner with table wine & coffee Â£30 per person. Black Tie. Tickets from Rotarian Paul Austin, Burlington, Bradford Road, SHERBORNE DT2 6BW or 01935 816915
Thu 8th December 2016 Carol Float CollectionFordington: meet at San Telmo Chip Shop @ 18:15. Please respond to RSVP
Wed 7th December 2016 Dorchester Service Clubs' Carol ServiceThe United Church, South Street, Dorchester.
Wed 7th December 2016 Carol Float Collection - CANCELLED in favour of Service Clubs' Carol ServiceManor Park - meet Manor Road/Southcourt Avenue junction at 18:15. Please respond to RSVP
Tue 6th December 2016 Meeting cancelled and replaced with Dorchester Service Club Carol Service on 7th December
Tue 6th December 2016 Tree Planting Kings FieldReplacement 25th Anniversary Trees - time TBC
Tue 29th November 2016 Committee MeetingsCommittee Meetings on 13th December cancelled for Club Christmas Party. Agreed that this would be a Committee night at Business Meeting 18 October 2016
Tue 22nd November 2016 Special General Meeting (SGM)Annual SGM (needs to occur between1st November and 31st December
Panini's, Weymouth Avenue.
Tue 15th November 2016 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 15th November 2016 Wareham Rotary Club's 'Thank You' EventNot Just Sundaes, Wareham. This event is to thank participants and supporters for their help and support with the Wareham Rotary Club Bike Ride and to announce the total money raised for Cancer Research.
Tue 15th November 2016 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Mon 14th November 2016 - Thu 24th November 2016 Visit to Water Projects in NepalTrekking in Nepal read more...
Fri 11th November 2016 Poundbury Rotary Club Quiz Night, Brownsword Hallread more...
Tue 8th November 2016 Committee Meetings
Tue 1st November 2016 Speaker: Dave Thompson Dorset Youth AssociationDave Thompson, Director from Dorset Youth Association will join us to talk about this organisation.
Ben Woolley (IPP) and Paul Austin (Chair, Club Services) Rotary Club of Sherborne will join us to talk about their 80th Anniversary Event. read more...
Wed 26th October 2016 District ExecutiveThe Crown & Victoria Inn, Tintinhull BA22 8PZ
Tue 25th October 2016 Scatter Night to Wareham Rotary ClubSpeaker Simon Grant-Jones: Fellow & Licentiate of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths http://www.simongrant-jones.com.
Springfield Country Hotel, Grange Rd, Wareham BH20 5AL. Please respond to Rotary RSVP
Tue 18th October 2016 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 18th October 2016 Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 18th October 2016 District Service GroupVenue & Time TBC
Tue 11th October 2016 Committee Meetings
Tue 11th October 2016 District Future GroupVenue & Time TBA
Sun 9th October 2016 Bulb Planting A37Organised by Community Services Committee read more...
Tue 4th October 2016 Guest Speaker - Brian Murray PHFBrian from the Rotary Club of Yeovil will be talking about the Rotary International Friendship Exchange with D3201 Kerala India in February and September 2017
Sun 2nd October 2016 Tripartite Tea PartyCollaborative event with Rotary Clubs of Portland and Bridport. Jailhouse Café, Portland. Cost Â£5 per person.
Sat 1st October 2016 Race Night - Pilgrim House WeymouthOrganised by the Rotary Club of Weymouth for the Dorset Domestic Abuse Welfare Committee. Â£10 to include a Fish & Chip supper
Fri 30th September 2016 Race Night - Brownsword Hall, PoundburyEvent organised by Poundbury Rotary Club in support of their Nepal Water Projects, HomeStart and Rotary Foundation. Tickets Â£8 to include a ploughman's supper. Bar available.
Tue 27th September 2016 Speaker: Stephen Dominy - Christian Aid Regional Co-ordinator, Dorset & WiltshirePresentation by Christian Aid talking about how that organisation gets local firms to run projects aimed at reducing poverty in countries such as India and Nicaragua. read more...
Fri 23rd September 2016 Pasadena Roof Orchestra - Weymouth Pavilion. Event organised by Rotary Club of Portland in aid of Rotary CharitiesThe Pasadena Roof Orchestra are a world class orchestra formed over 40 years ago. Tickets available from: www.weymouthpavilion.com/event/Pasadena-Roof-Orchestra/256
Tue 20th September 2016 Club Business MeetingClub Business Meeting to be held at Wessex Royale Hotel
Tue 20th September 2016 Club CouncilCouncil Meeting to be held at Wessex Royale Hotel
Mon 19th September 2016 Clinton Grassby Memorial Lecture - Richard III: The King under the Car ParkClinton Grassby lecture at Thomas Hardye School. Please respond to separate RotaryRSVP to reserve tickets.
Sun 18th September 2016 Great Dorset Bike Ride organised by the Rotary Club of WarehamAnnual event in aid of Cancer Research. Casterbridge Rotary Club support by staffing a feeding station at Moreton. Rotary RSVP sent 5th July seeking support with staffing a feed station at Moreton. Have you responded?
Tue 13th September 2016 Committee MeetingsCommittee Meetings to be held at various venues
Sat 10th September 2016 District ForumSt Dunstan's School, Glastonbury, BA6 9BY
Tue 30th August 2016 No MeetingTuesday immediately following a Public Holiday: no club meeting this evening.
Tue 23rd August 2016 Club Event - Dorchester Treasure Trail followed by meal at the Colliton ClubAssembling at the Colliton Club any time after 6pm; follow a trail around Dorchester collecting clues. The walk is about 1.5 miles and the time it takes to complete depends on how quickly you and your team are at gathering the clues! read more...
Tue 16th August 2016 Club Business MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Tue 16th August 2016 Club Council MeetingWessex Royale Hotel
Thu 4th August 2016 District ExecutiveThe Crown & Victoria Inn, Tintinhull BA22 8PZ
Tue 2nd August 2016 Visit to Langham Wine EstateFollowing a pub meal we had an evening tour of the Langham Winery read more...
Mon 25th July 2016 District Service GroupVenue and time TBC
Tue 19th July 2016 Club Business & Visit from District GovernorBusiness Meeting at Wessex Royale Hotel
Tue 19th July 2016 Club Council MeetingCouncil Meeting, Wessex Royale Hotel
Mon 18th July 2016 District Future GroupVenue & Time TBA
Tue 12th July 2016 CommitteesVarious Venues