Completed meetings and events 2015-2016
Wed 29th June 2016 Social event - White Horse, Stoke AshA special night - We have a room booked at the White Horse Hotel, Stoke Ash (on the A140).
Members partners, and friends are all welcome.
The handover has been postponed until 06/07/16. However, we promise an enjoyable social gathering.
Updated 23.06 read more...
Wed 22nd June 2016 Club Meeting Workshop for fund raising event(s)Grace - Mary
VOT - Rhona
Thu 16th June 2016 MASS SCATTER - Felixstowe Landguard (Mary organising)Members are encouraged to join a "mass scatter" to Felixstowe Landguard club. There will be a presentation, from Rotarian Brian Davies, on the club"™s South African project "“ The Horizon Farm Trust. , 7pm Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe.
Wed 15th June 2016 NO MEETING - PLEASE SIGN UP FOR SCATTER THURS 16TH JUNE
Wed 8th June 2016 - Wed 22nd June 2016 Club Assembly PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATEOne of our most important meetings. The "chairs" for next year will talk about their thoughts and plans for the coming Rotary year. A chance to discuss what we're all about.
Wed 1st June 2016 Club MeetingMaths magic! For anybody who think Maths is boring...
Park Sims will talk on "Fibonacci's Magic Numbers"
See READ MORE for the pictures!
Speaker Finder: Elaine
Wed 25th May 2016 Business Meeting & RIC reportbackAn opportunity for those who attended the 'RIC' event in Belgium the previous weekend to report back to the club. Photos please!
Plus our postponed business meeting from the 18th.
Fri 20th May 2016 - Sun 22nd May 2016 RIC - "Rotary International Club"Our annual get-together with Rotarians from 5 other countries across Europe. This year, we'll be the guests of Rotselaar Rotary Club, in Belgium. read more...
Wed 18th May 2016 NO MEETING
Wed 11th May 2016 Club meeting -Anna Cottrelll from the Rotary Club of Norwich will talk about Ghana and Kekeli, a charity specialising in help for children with disabilities in Ghana
Speaker Finder: Ruth
Sat 7th May 2016 CHARTER NIGHTOur annual Big Birthday Bash! A Black-Tie dinner at the Brome Grange, to include a talk by Joyce Kimber on 'Satire in Song"™ talk. Bring friends, relations, anyone you can! See "read more..." read more...
Wed 4th May 2016 AWAY - VISIT to Suffolk Energy-from-Waste incinerator at Great Blakenham followed by supper TBAYou've seen the chimney, now see things from the inside. Rotarian Alan has organised this trip to see a modern contribution to reducing climate change. LIMITED TO 20 PERSONS, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED, MEMBERS/HON MEMBERS TAKE PRIORITY.
VoT(?): Paul read more...
Wed 27th April 2016 Club meeting - Celebrating St George's Day and Liizzie's 90thWell, why not? Celebrating all that's good about England, and HM The Queen's 90th Birthday. Organisers: Brian / Susan
VoT: Malcolm read more...
Sat 23rd April 2016 Stroke Awareness DayWe will be offering free blood pressure tests at
Lucy Jane Flowers
152,000 reasons why... See Read More... read more...
Wed 20th April 2016 NO MEETING - SEE MONDAY 18TH APRIL
Mon 18th April 2016 Scatter to Woodbridge Deben RCTo mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster RCHS has been invited by Woodbridge Deben RC to hear the talk by Len Green, who has been to Chernobyl twice, and will take place
on Monday 18th April at Ufford Park Hotel - go to right-hand entran
Wed 13th April 2016 Business Meeting & Annual General MeetingThe usual updates on what the club is doing, plus this is the club AGM. As well as formal business (see "Read more"), this is an opportunity for constructive discussion on how the club is doing and where it's going.
Grace: Ruth read more...
Wed 6th April 2016 Club meeting: "Job Talk"New member Mel Blower will tell us all about himself, his life and career!
Wed 30th March 2016 Club meeting - Social event plus presentation of commemorative trophy"Fish, Chips and Piccies" - Susan organising - Scampi & Chips for tea, plus a mystery entertainment which may or may not involve personal pictures of members of the club...
PLUS: We will be joined by Richard Pither (RC Diss) representing "Village Water". read more...
Wed 23rd March 2016 Club Meeting - Tools with a MissionPaul Seymour will talk about the work undertaken at Ipswich-based charity TWAM, and the impact that we are making to those less fortunate than us, particularly in Africa.
Speaker Finder: Brian
VoT: Elaine read more...
Wed 16th March 2016 Club meeting - Presentation of funds to EACH and SFCPresentation of funds for our "Santa" collections to Hannah Walker of East Anglia Childrens Hospices, and Kirsten Alderson of Suffolk Family Carers.
VoT: Chris read more...
Wed 9th March 2016 Business MeetingGrace: Mary
Wed 2nd March 2016 Speaker meeting: Governor Declan Moore of Hollesley Bay PrisonGovernor Moore has a reputation as a good speaker, so this should be a very interesting session.
Speaker Finder: Elaine
Wed 24th February 2016 Club meeting: Steve Munns, District Grants chair will talk about "What we get from grant funding"Speaker Finder: Mary
Wed 17th February 2016 SCATTER (no club meeting)Members of the club are encouraged to visit another club.
Wed 10th February 2016 Club meetingRotarian Malcolm McCartney will talk about his time with the Royal Logistics Corps
Speaker Finder: Malcolm
Wed 3rd February 2016 Club meetingGames night!
Partners and friends welcome.
Speaker Finder: Peter
Wed 27th January 2016 Business MeetingGrace: Chris
Wed 20th January 2016 Speaker Meeting: Paul Bartlet"The sad but instructive tale of Mary, Elizabeth and Francis". Another interesting and amusing historical observation from Rotarian Paul Bartlet. Partners, Friends, waifs and strays all invited.
Speaker Finder: Paul
Wed 13th January 2016 Visit to Seckford Theatre, WoodbridgeOur annual "Eastern Angles" winter theatre visit. This year, it's to see "Holy Mackerel" at Seckford Theatre at Woodbridge Seckford Theatre.
Wed 6th January 2016 Club Meeting: Fellowship eveningNothing specific, just come along if you can and say HAPPY NEW YEAR.
Wed 30th December 2015 NO MEETING
Wed 23rd December 2015 NO MEETING
Wed 16th December 2015 Club Meeting: Christmas DinnerGrace: Susan
Tue 15th December 2015 Santa collection - Framlingham (North)Members, partners and friends on our annual tour of local towns, collecting money in support of local childrens' charities.
Mon 14th December 2015 Santa collection - Framlingham (South)Members, partners and friends on our annual tour of local towns, collecting money in support of local childrens' charities.
Wed 9th December 2015 Santa collection - StradbrokeMembers, partners and friends on our annual tour of local towns, collecting money in support of local childrens' charities.
Tue 8th December 2015 Santa collection - EyeMembers, partners and friends on our annual tour of local towns, collecting money in support of local childrens' charities.
Tue 8th December 2015 Santa collection - DebenhamMembers, partners and friends on our annual tour of local towns, collecting money in support of local childrens' charities.
Wed 2nd December 2015 Business Meeting & SGMGrace: Ruth
Wed 25th November 2015 Visit by DG & Talk on Village Water.A Double Feature! 2015-16 District Governor Dorothy Pulsford-Harris will visit the club, and Richard Pither (Diss Rotary Club) will talk to us about Village Water.
VoT: Ruth read more...
Wed 18th November 2015 Club Meeting
Susan will be presenting one of her infamous quizzes.
This time - "A quiz with a difference" (?!?!)
Wed 11th November 2015 Club meetingFellowship Evening (no specific activity)
Paul's talk has been postponed until the new year, as many members will not be present at this weeks meeting.
Wed 4th November 2015 Club MeetingNick Ross lives in Eye, and is the Director of Art History Abroad. AHA run courses whose aim is to help people enjoy Italy, and see a wealth of beautiful art while having fun. AHA draw connections between art history, philosophy, music, literature and hi
Wed 28th October 2015 Speaker MeetingLeslie Olive, the founding conductor of the Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra, will talk about his vision for the SPO.
Click on "read more..." for lots more information.
Speaker Finder: Malcolm
VoT: Mary read more...
Wed 21st October 2015 Speaker MeetingWilliam Debenham will talk about his recent visit to Peru, partly aided by funds from the club.
Speaker Finder: (Harry)
Wed 14th October 2015 Speaker MeetingRotary member Brian Hull will talk on "A typical growing year on Church Farm".
Speaker Finder: Brian
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Wed 7th October 2015 Speaker MeetingBarry Chevalier Guild will talk on The History of Aspall Cider.
Speaker Finder: Alan
Wed 30th September 2015 Speaker meetingChris Wilkes - The Childrens Society
Speaker Finder: Rhona
Wed 23rd September 2015 - Business MeetingGrace: Chris
Wed 16th September 2015 - Speaker meeting - Mike Bone, "Radioactivity"Speaker Finder: Mike
VoT:Susan read more...
Wed 9th September 2015 Social event - Treasure Hunt in DebenhamOrganised by Peter & Elaine!
Wed 2nd September 2015 Speaker MeetingJonny Ripman will talk about the work of the Ipswich Childrens Contact Centre (ICCC), run by PACT ( Parents Conciliation Trust ) , a Suffolk based Registered Charity.
Speaker Finder: Ruth
Wed 26th August 2015 Social evening at Peter & Elaine'sGrace: Phil
Wed 19th August 2015 Summer Ramble - our regular summer event, a short walk starting and finishing at the Old Mill House.PLEASE NOTE EARLY START.
Planned routes are ~ 1 mile and ~2.5 mile. The first part being co-joined, so ramblers can decide after ~1/2 mile which route they prefer.
No stiles this year!
Wed 12th August 2015 Boules evening at the Old Mill HouseOur yearly event....
Members/partners/friends compete to win "The Presidents Boules" at the Old Mill House.
Wed 5th August 2015 NO MEETING - SCATTER WEEKMember "scatter" to visit other Rotary Clubs.
Wed 29th July 2015 - Business Meeting.Focus: Fund Raising - Why, what and how much
Wed 22nd July 2015 Speaker - Dr. Dan PoulterOur newly re-elected MP will be visiting the club. Members are invited to bring partners and friends.
(Speaker finder: Rhona)
Vote of Thanks: Paul
Wed 15th July 2015 - Wed 29th July 2015 Speaker - Mike Bone: RIC and PolandMike Reports back on his trip to Poland - hopefully a few pics! We'll also be reviewing a presentation from Patrick Billiet about the future of RIC.
Wed 8th July 2015 Club Handover meeting (Old Mill House)Care of the club is transferred from Brian to Mike.
As befits such an important event, this is a Black Tie / Posh Frock do.
Wed 1st July 2015 Club social meeting (and District Handover at Diss)No specific activity tonight, just an opportunity for members to socialise. Several members of the club will be attending the District Handover event in Diss.