Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Sun 30th June 2019 PRESIDENTIAL HANDOVER

Andy will pass on the Chain of Office to Ralph at Westward Ho! Cricket Club. We will enjoy a Barbeque together with partners. A cash bar will be available.

Sun 30th June 2019 Race for Life

We have been asked to provide stewards for this annual event which collects funds for Cancer Research UK.

Fri 28th June 2019 Hatherleigh Presidents Night

Join President Philip Hackett for his Presidents Night at The Royal North Devon Golf Club.

Fri 28th June 2019 Cycle Relay

Pilton College are organising a sponsored cycle relay to provide days out for the young carers of Carewise. We have been asked to provide marshalls along the route (the Tarka Trail between Asda and Fremington).

Wed 26th June 2019 Dementia Training Evening

Adam Crispin, a member of Barnstaple Action Alliance (Dementia) will conduct a dementia awareness training session. Steward: Mark Fowler

Sat 22nd June 2019 Ilfracombe Compass Presidents Night

Join Chris Batstone for his Presidents Night at Ilfracombe Golf Club

Fri 21st June 2019 Bideford Presidents Night

Join Morris Poole at The Pier House, Westward Ho! for his Presidents Night

Thu 20th June 2019 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly session for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 19th June 2019 Introduction to Bonsai

Nigel Wright, a local expert, will talk about these miniature trees. PARTNER'S EVENING. Steward: Ralph Gordon

Wed 12th June 2019 Bideford Bridge Presidents Night

We have a special invitation from Alan Glover to his night at Beaconside House. A Scatter Night for anyone not going.

Sat 8th June 2019 - Sun 9th June 2019 RIBI Clean Up Day

We are invited to assist with the clean up at Croyde Beach on Saturday or Saunton Beach on Sunday.

Wed 5th June 2019 CLUB AGM and BUSINESS MEETING

Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Chris Eastaugh

Sun 2nd June 2019 Docton Mill

Another Sunday walk. This time a visit to Docton Mill near Hartland enjoy the gardens and a cream tea.

Wed 29th May 2019 REVIEW OF OUR ROTARY CLUB YEAR

A look back over President Andy's year with a quiz to test your recollection of events! Steward: Eddie Dymond

Fri 24th May 2019 Ilfracombe President's Night

Join President John Brown at the Carlton Hotel in Ilfracombe for his President's Night.

Wed 22nd May 2019 NEW MEMBERS EVENING

A interesting evening to introduce your friends to Rotary. Steward: Grahame Davidson

Sun 19th May 2019 Ueli's Bluebell Walk on Exmoor

An easy walk, followed by Sunday Lunch at Hinam Farm, Dulverton. Cost £20 per head.

Sat 18th May 2019 Exmoor Presidents Night

At Dulverton Town Hall. Join President Michael Scott for his President's Night and the Club's 40th Charter Anniversary

Thu 16th May 2019 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly session for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 15th May 2019 St John Ambulance First Aid Training

Sue Ayre will tell us about recent updates to this training and give us some useful tips to use in an emergency. Steward: Jerry Davies

Fri 10th May 2019 - Sun 12th May 2019 RIBI National Conference

In Nottingham

Wed 8th May 2019 Families in Grief

Emma Marston will talk about this local charity. Steward: Brian Burgess

Sun 5th May 2019 BOWLING

At United Services Club. Cost £3 per head. Fine weather promised!

Wed 1st May 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: John Bracher

Wed 24th April 2019 CSM Ian Lacey

Ian will give us a talk "A Brief History of the SAS". Should be very interesting... Steward: Phil Boaden

Sat 20th April 2019 Devon RFU County Cup Final

Volunteers needed for Stewarding

Thu 18th April 2019 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly session for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 17th April 2019 Cycles Scuderia

Craig Bellow runs this popular cycle shop in Kingsley Road, Bideford. He will tell us about the bikes he sells and bring some stock. Steward: Lew Baglow

Sat 13th April 2019 BARNSTAPLE LINK PRESIDENT'S NIGHT

Venue - Portmore Golf Club. Please support President Andy on his President's Night.

Sat 13th April 2019 Know Your Blood Pressure Day

In Green Lanes. Volunteers from our Club will be welcome to assist as Stewards.

Wed 10th April 2019 "A Stitch in Time"

Charlie Siegle from Kitsons will give us some financial advice. Steward: David Anderson

Wed 3rd April 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Richard Beer

Sat 30th March 2019 SOUTH MOLTON PRESIDENT'S NIGHT

Venue - The Assembly Rooms, South Molton

Thu 28th March 2019 Spring Quiz Night

Our popular fun for all quiz!

Wed 27th March 2019 NO MEETING TONITE

Please support our Spring Quiz Night tomorrow evening...

Sat 23rd March 2019 BARNSTAPLE PRESIDENT'S NIGHT

Venue - The Barnstaple Hotel

Thu 21st March 2019 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 20th March 2019 North Devon Rounders Club

Georgina Crossman will tell us about the fun and friendship members enjoy as well as the exercise. Steward : Bob Withecombe

Mon 18th March 2019 EXETER RACES

A group are off to the races today!

Thu 14th March 2019 TORRINGTON ROTARY CLUB INTER CLUB SPORTS EVENING

This annual event at Langtree Village Hall. £9.50 per head for the evening and buffet. Teams of ten Rotarians and partners, to include three ladies. Lew will be looking for volunteers shortly!

Wed 13th March 2019 SCATTER NIGHT

Some members plan to attend the Bideford Bridge meeting to which all are welcome.

Sat 9th March 2019 - Sun 10th March 2019 DISTRICT CONFERENCE

Several members are attending.

Wed 6th March 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Don Williams

Wed 27th February 2019 10 PIN BOWLING

Geoff Stubbings has organised another of these popular evenings. Begin in Super Bowl at 18:00 and then move into the Hotel for our meal. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward: Mike Willcox

Thu 21st February 2019 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 20th February 2019 "Driving Miss Daisy"

Mark Jones will tell us about this important local service. Steward : Mike Warner

Wed 13th February 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Malcolm Underwood

Wed 6th February 2019 CHINESE NEW YEAR

Welocome in the Year of the Pig at Fullam Chinese Restaurant. PARTNERS NIGHT. Numbers will be needed early for this event.

Wed 30th January 2019 The Trombone

Reminiscences from Peter Smith, a local professional trombonist. Steward: Malcolm Underwood

Wed 23rd January 2019 Rob Palmer

will tell us about Commemorative Acts in relation to RAF Chivenor. Steward: Graham Taylor

Thu 17th January 2019 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 16th January 2019 Chivenor Military Wives Choir

WE MEET AT THE PARK HOTEL TONITE.
Vanessa Longhurst and three other members of the Choir will tell us about their beginnings and what the Choir means to them. They will NOT be singing. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward : Geoff Stubbings

Wed 9th January 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

ADG Roger Byrom will attend. Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Richard Smith

Wed 2nd January 2019 HAPPY NEW YEAR!

NO MEETING TONITE

Thu 20th December 2018 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 19th December 2018 Last Meeting of the Year

Come and enjoy a special three course meal and a good social evening. Steward: John Silver.

Sun 16th December 2018 Christmas Lunch

This popular annual event at The Commodore.

Wed 12th December 2018 NO MEETING TONITE

Please support the old folks party on 10th December.

Mon 10th December 2018 Senior Citizen's Christmas Party

Our annual event for senior citizen's at the Barnstaple Hotel.

Wed 5th December 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceded by Club Council at 18:15 pm. Steward Hassan Shenavar

Wed 28th November 2018 School in a Bag

Lis Roy will tell us about wonderful initiative to help disaster affected children. Steward: Keith Rogers

Sat 24th November 2018 Torrington President's Night

We have been invited to support Torrington President Charles Innes at The Pier House, Westward Ho!.

Wed 21st November 2018 Ouch! My Back!

Come along and hear Julian Barker, a Chiropractor from South Molton, talk about health issues. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward: David Pennyfield.

Thu 15th November 2018 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 14th November 2018 KILLER SKITTLES

At United Services Bowls Club, with a pie, beans and chips supper. Cost to be confirmed, proceeds to Over and Above Charity. PARTNERS EVENING.

Wed 7th November 2018 RNLI Gala Dinner

At the Barnstaple Hotel. We are hoping to get at least two tables for this annual charitable event. £29 per head. PARTNERS NIGHT. Please let Eddie Dymond know a soon as possible if you wish to attend. The guest speaker is crime writer Diane Janes.

Wed 31st October 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Clice Norris

Sat 27th October 2018 Spooky Cycle Ride

We have been asked by The Calvert Trust to assist with marshalling their Spooky Cycle Ride on Saturday October 27th. Volunteers, please.

Wed 24th October 2018 Plastic Free North Devon

Tonite we will hear about the latest idea from the Environmental lobby. Steward: Tim Neve.

Thu 18th October 2018 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers

Wed 17th October 2018 OCTOBER QUIZ NIGHT

Another of our popular Quiz Nights!

Wed 10th October 2018 John Woodington

John is a local member of the British Racing Drivers Club and he has some interesting tales about his passion for top level motor sport. Steward: Roger Mills

Wed 3rd October 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15, We meet at the BARNSTAPLE HOTEL as usual tonite and not as previously advised. Steward: David Hunt

Wed 26th September 2018 District Governers Visit

District Governer Graham Carey will mak an official visit to the Club. Let's have a really good turnout this evening... Steward: Chris Haywood

Thu 20th September 2018 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly Dementia Cafe.

Wed 19th September 2018 Pat Patel

Pat will tell us about his "Wicked Wolf" gin and how it has been such a sucess story. Re-scheduled from 11th July. This week we meet at PARK HOTEL. Steward, Allan Hanlon

Wed 12th September 2018 Plastic Free North Devon

Find out what is being done locally to rid the world of plastic pollution. Steward: Ralph Gordon

Wed 5th September 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceded by Club Council at 18:15

Wed 29th August 2018 Full Steam Ahead

David Woolley will tell us how he fulfilled every schoolboys dream to be a railway engine driver. Steward: Chris Eastaugh

Wed 22nd August 2018 Harbour Lights

An opportunity to explore these beautiful gardens. £18, including entry to garden, two course meal and hot drinks. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward: Eddie Dymond

Fri 17th August 2018 Annual Charity Golf Day

Our popular annual event for Charity. This year for "Over and Above".

Thu 16th August 2018 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly Dementia club

Wed 15th August 2018 School in a Bag

Lis Roy will tell us about a wonderful initiative that delivers rucksacks of learning resources and eating utensils to those who need them. Pres Elect Ralph will be in the Chair. Steward: Jerry Davies

Sun 12th August 2018 Presidents Bowls Challenge

At United Services Bowls Club. President Andy has been challenged by wife Liz who is President of USBC. A fun afternoon with a cream tea. All members and partners are welcome to take part. Cost £2.00 per head.
If it is raining (!) we will play Skittles.

Wed 8th August 2018 Plymouth Fireworks

A trip to Plymouth to view the first evening of the British Fireworks Championships 2018. Streets Coach to leave Barnstaple Railway Station at 15:15.

Wed 1st August 2018 The North Devon Show

We shall need about 20 members to help with the smooth running of the Show.

Wed 25th July 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETING

Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Grahame Davidson

Thu 19th July 2018 Memories Are Made of This

Our monthly Dementia Cafe.

Wed 18th July 2018 Mercy Ships

Rachael Greenland will tell us about her experiences of working and helping on the Mercy Ships. PARTNERS NIGHT. Steward: Brian Burgess

Sat 14th July 2018 YOUNG STARS OF THE FUTURE 2018

Come and be entertained by highly talented local amateur and professional "Young Stars of the Future". Tickets from Chris Haywood or Bideford College (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm) or on the door on the evening.

Wed 11th July 2018 MEETING CANCELLED

Pat Patel will tell us how his "Wicked Wolf" Gin has been such a sucess story. You might want to come by taxi this evening! PARTNER’S NIGHT. Steward: John Bracher

Wed 4th July 2018 Tony Wasley

Tony will talk about the major part he plays in helping local yoyungsters who have been taken into care. Steward: Phil Boaden
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