Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Wed 26th June 2019 Speaker Noel Waterhouse said a few words about the Sea Cadets

Ocean Youth Trust and Sea Cadets Logos Noel attended with Josh Wallace who we have sponsored on one of the Ocean Youth Trust's Tall Ships Voyages. ---- Speaker Finder Barry Smith, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners: Volunteer OFFER needed, Cash Desk Alan Morrell read more...

Wed 19th June 2019 No Meeting at The Bradford Club - Charity Golf Tournament at Ilkley Golf Club

There will be no meeting at the Bradford Club. For details of the Golf Tournament see the link in details below read more...

Wed 19th June 2019 28th Annual Charity Golf Competition at Ilkley Golf Club

Ilkley Golf Club The Rotary Club of Bradford Blaize held their 28th Annual Charity Golf Competition at Ilkley Golf Club. The total raised for charity since inception is £175,000. read more...

Wed 12th June 2019 Speaker ??

Speaker Finder Graham Robinson, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Robert Askew, Cash Desk Barrie Birch

Fri 7th June 2019 - Sun 9th June 2019 Visit from our Dutch Friends from Rotary Club of VL80

Some of the visitors at Alan and Marjorie's house Between them Our John Waterhouse and Ron Hoekstra from VL80 organised for some current and past members of VL80 to visit us for the weekend. read more...

Wed 5th June 2019 Club Night - Committees for 2019/20

Committee Chairmen along with their members will discuss the programmes for the next Rotary year. ------------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Gill, Cash Desk Mike Clewes

Wed 29th May 2019 Our own John Waterhouse on the Age of the Universe

John Waterhouse John returned to his one of his favourite hobby subjects the Universe and its creation. ------------------- Speaker Finder Tony Gill, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barrie Birch, Cash Desk Graham Robinson read more...

Wed 22nd May 2019 Guided tour of Cliffe Castle in Keighley - No meeting at The Bradford Club

There will be a 1 hour guided tour followed by one hour looking around the gardens. Then there will be lunch at Steeton Hall around 12:30pm ------------ Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barry Smith, Cash Desk Robert Askew read more...

Wed 15th May 2019 Archives Evening

Hosted by John Barrow - Members will spend the evening sorting through the archive material that Robert & others have in store. Please bring your own items along. ---------------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk Peter Meredith

Wed 8th May 2019 There will be a showing of films of Yorkshire in days of yore

Speaker Finder Alan Arthur has organised a film show, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Pierre Richterich, Cash Desk Keith Brown

Wed 1st May 2019 AGM and Council / Business Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Robert Allan, Cash Desk Pierre Richterich

Wed 24th April 2019 NO MEETING - Closed for Easter

NO MEETING - Closed for Easter

Wed 17th April 2019 Speaker Paul Taylor - US Presidential Politics

Paul Taylor Paul Taylor who is the Head at Fulneck School will talk about US Presidential Politics. ------------ Speaker Finder Robert Askew, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Geoff Brown, Cash Desk Tony Ashton read more...

Wed 10th April 2019 Speaker John Hinchcliffe the CEO of Freemans - Grattan

John Hinchcliffe the CEO of Freemans - Grattan Speaker Finder Pierre Richterich had arranged for the CEO of Freemans - Grattan to speak to us, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Keith Howard, Cash Desk: Volunteer OFFER needed read more...

Fri 5th April 2019 - Sun 7th April 2019 Walking Weekend from Coniston Water Holiday Fellowship Hotel

The walkers Several members and friends attended the annual walking weekend. This year the base was the Holiday Fellowship hotel at Monk Coniston Country House hotel. read more...

Wed 3rd April 2019 Dr. David Dawson - Anaesthetist and Consultant on Sleep Apnoea

David will talk about the links between snoring and sleep apnoea. --------------- Speaker Finder Robert Allan, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Graham Robinson, Cash Desk Geoff Brown read more...

Sat 30th March 2019 Tree Planting for The Forest of Bradford

Part of the Tree Planting Team at Crag Nook Farm For the 8th Year members helped The Forest of Bradford by planting 350 trees at Crag Nook Farm, Oldfield, BD22 0JL read more...

Wed 27th March 2019 Alys Allardyce - RC Ripon - Aquaboxes and Aqua-Filters

An Aquabox Barrie Birch had organised for Alys from the Rotary Charity Aquabox to tell us more about the work of the charity. ------ Speaker Finder Tony Ashton, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Waterhouse, Cash Desk Derek O'Hearne read more...

Wed 20th March 2019 Rotary District Speaker: Tony Perryman - Sand-dam in Kenya

A Sand dam constructed across a seasonal dry river bed Tony will speak about a potential District-wide fund-raising Project for a Sand-dam in Kenya ------------ Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Keith Brown, Cash Desk John Waterhouse read more...

Wed 13th March 2019 Vintage Film Club

At 8pm after dinner we will join with the Vintage Film Club. --------- Speaker Finder Derek O'Hearne, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners David Burrows, Cash Desk Peter Meredith read more...

Wed 6th March 2019 Council / Business Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners: Stand-in needed, Cash Desk Barry Smith

Wed 27th February 2019 Speaker Dr Jahangir Akhtar - "The lifestyles of the Princes and the Princesses in British India"

Dr Akhtar will talk about The lifestyles of the Princes and the Princesses in British India. ---------- Speaker Finder M Atif, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Gill, Cash Desk John Watson read more...

Wed 20th February 2019 Visit to see The Magic Flute at Leeds Grand

There will be no meeting at The Bradford Club as we are attending a performance of "The Magic Flute" at Leeds Grand Theatre read more...

Wed 13th February 2019 Speaker Bob Bowman of The Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Bob Bowman Bob will tell us a bit about the work of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation --------- Speaker Finder Alan Morrell, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barry Smith, Cash Desk David Burrows read more...

Wed 6th February 2019 AG Sandra Wilkinson with her quarterly update

Assistant Governor Sandra will come to give her quarterly update from District 1040, --------------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk John Waterhouse

Wed 30th January 2019 Visit to the Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility

Speaker Finder Keith Brown has organised a visit to the Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners M. Atif, Cash Desk Alan Morrell read more...

Wed 23rd January 2019 CLUB Meeting_Burns Night event

Special Scottish Meal: "All Scottish Cuisine is based on a Dare"
Members, Wives and Friends & Guests all welcome. Members to book for their Guests etc via the Bradford Club.
Members & Guests will read Poems and other things connected to the Bard

Wed 23rd January 2019 BURNS Night - Haggis Supper - Members provide Entertainment

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Robert Askew, Cash Desk Derek O'Hearne

Wed 16th January 2019 Dr Richard Mantle_Director General of Opera North

Speaker Finder Keith Howard, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Morrell, Cash Desk Keith Brown

Wed 9th January 2019 Rtn Trevor Woodward - Ocean Trust followed by Council / Business Meeting

Rotarian Trevor Woodward – York Vikings will briefly tell us something about the doings of the Ocean Youth Trust. We will take Council Business after that short talk ----- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Graham Robinson, Cash Desk Pierre Richterich

Wed 2nd January 2019 No Meeting - Closed for Christmas

No Meeting - Closed for Christmas

Wed 26th December 2018 No Meeting - Closed for Christmas

No Meeting - Closed for Christmas

Wed 19th December 2018 Scatter Week - No meeting at The Bradford Club

‘Scatter Week’ - this is an opportunity to see how another Club works, and possibly meet Rotary friends. read more...

Wed 12th December 2018 Speaker From Bradford's Peace Museum

The Peace Museum Logo Speaker Finder David Burrows has organised for a speaker from the Bradford Peace Museum to visit us. ------------ Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk John Watson read more...

Sat 8th December 2018 Blaize Christmas Party

The annual Christmas Party was held at the home of Janet and Mike Clewes.
Time - 7:00pm for dinner at 7:30pm.
Entertainment organised by Keith Brown

Wed 5th December 2018 Carols at Bradford Cathedral

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Ashton, Cash Desk Mike Clewes

Wed 28th November 2018 Speaker Barrie Birch - The English Town of Ludlow

Barrie Birch will play one of his DVDs by Alec Clifton Taylor. ------------ Speaker Finder Barry Smith, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Watson, Cash Desk Graham Robinson read more...

Wed 21st November 2018 Tony Gill is asking that we resolve a moral dilemma

Speaker Finder Tony Gill will present us with a moral dilemma, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barrie Birch, Cash Desk Geoff Brown read more...

Wed 14th November 2018 Speaker Wayne Jacobs - One in a Million Charity and Free School

The One in a Million Charity logo Wayne Jacobs, ex Bradford City footballer and CEO of One in a Million told us about his journey to setting up the organisation. --- Speaker Finder Gerald Sanderson, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Mike Clewes, Cash Desk Tony Gill read more...

Wed 7th November 2018 EGM + Business / Council Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Derek O'Hearne, Cash Desk Peter Meredith

Wed 31st October 2018 Speaker Ken Senior - Soil Mechanics and Geology

Ken spoke about his time as a civil engineer dealing with surveying prospective building sites. ---------- Speaker Finder Peter Meredith, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners David Burrows, Cash Desk Robert Allan read more...

Wed 24th October 2018 Speaker Alan Arthur - Book Club Event

There was no outside speakers at the Club meetings on 17th and 24th of October instead there was a Book Club event on both dates. -------- Speaker Finder Alan Arthur, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Gill, Cash Desk Keith Howard read more...

Wed 17th October 2018 Speaker Robert Askew - Book Club Event

There was no outside speakers at the Club meetings on 17th and 24th of October instead there was a Book Club event on both dates. --------- Speaker Finder Robert Askew, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Graham Robinson, Cash Desk Barrie Birch read more...

Fri 12th October 2018 - Sun 14th October 2018 Visit to District 1040 Conference at Scarborough

The 2018 D1040 Conference Dinner Dance Several members and their spouses attended the annual D1040 conference at Scarborough. read more...

Wed 10th October 2018 Speaker Dr Simon Hinchcliffe Head

Dr Hinchcliffe is the headmaster at Bradford Grammar School ----- Speaker Finder Pierre Richterich, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Peter Meredith, Cash Desk Tony Ashton

Wed 3rd October 2018 Speaker about Kala Sangam

Kala Sangam Logo A follow up on last year's presentation. --------- Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, read more...

Wed 26th September 2018 BFD 10 GROUP - District Governor Nigel Arthurs

The Presidents from the Bradford 10 Group with District Governor Nigel Arthurs District Governor Nigel Arthurs will address all the Bradford 10 clubs at The Bradford Club to avoid having to visit each club individually. ---------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Morrell, Cash Desk Robert Askew & Mike Clewes read more...

Wed 19th September 2018 Council / Business Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Robert Allan, Cash Desk Derek O'Hearne

Wed 12th September 2018 Speaker Barrie Birch - The English Town of Richmond

Barrie Birch Barrie showed one the episodes from his ‘English Town’ DVD on Richmond --------- Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Gerald Sanderson, Cash Desk Barry Smith read more...

Wed 5th September 2018 Speaker Our RYLA Candidate Rachael Chadwick

The members of the first 2018 RYLA course Rachael told us about her experiences on the RYLA course at Hebden Hey ----- Speaker Finder John Waterhouse, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Waterhouse, Cash Desk Alan Arthur read more...

Wed 29th August 2018 Speaker Rotarian Brian Burton - Tales of a Telecom Manager

Distribution Network showing the Poles, Holes and Plastic Brian has spoken to us previously in relation to Berlin. On this occasion he talked about his time as a manager at BT both before and after privatisation -- Speaker Finder Tony Ashton, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners M. Atif, Cash Desk Keith Brown read more...

Wed 22nd August 2018 No Meeting at The Bradford Club

Several members are visiting East Riddlesden Hall to watch Shakespeare's "The Tempest" in the gardens.
The Lord Chamberlains Men will perform this spellbinding masterpiece about a tempestuous storm, a shipwreck and a mystical island.

Wed 15th August 2018 Visit to Jervaulx Abbey

The visitors to Jervaulx Abbey 6 Blaize Rotarians together with wives and friends visited Jervaulx Abbey. Keith Brown had organised a tour which was conducted by the owner Ian Burdon. read more...

Thu 9th August 2018 Collection on behalf of Marie Curie Hospice

2 Blaize members collecting for Marie Curie Hospice Continuing our tradition of supporting the Marie Curie hospice in Bradford members collected throughout the day at the Morrisons supermarket in Idle. Support from the shoppers was good and £347.90 was raised during the day.

Wed 8th August 2018 No Meeting at The Bradford Club

As we are going to visit the Rotary Club of Otley Chevin on Monday the 6th of August there will be no meeting on this date at The Bradford Club

Mon 6th August 2018 We joined a meeting of the Rotary Club of Otley Chevin

Rotary Way in Otley It had been agreed that in place of our regular weekly meeting on 8 August we would visit the Rotary Club of Otley Chevin to attend their regular weekly meeting. Their speaker was Philip Davies the Member of Parliament for Shipley. read more...

Wed 1st August 2018 Speaker Kevin Morley - Saltergate Children's Home, Ethiopia

Saltergate Childrens Home Logo Kevin updated us on the progress that he has made with the charity which now houses 33 children. ------ Speaker Finder Alan Morrell, Visitors Host Geoff Brown, Grace and Banners , Cash Desk David Burrows read more...

Wed 25th July 2018 Visit to Stanley Ferry

Stanley Ferry John Barrow organised a visit to the Stanley Ferry to see the Canal Lock-Gate Workshops which was followed by lunch at the Three Horse Shoes pub in Oulton read more...

Wed 18th July 2018 Council / Business Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Pierre Richterich, Cash Desk Peter Meredith

Sun 15th July 2018 Hello / Goodbye

Some members hid from the sun in the tent The club held the annual celebration of the change of President at the home of John and Barbara Barrow read more...

Wed 11th July 2018 Meeting Cancelled - No meeting at The Bradford Club

It has been decided to cancel the meeting this evening in case England reach the semi-final of the World Cup.

Wed 4th July 2018 Speaker Mark Arthur, CEO Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Mark Arthur Mark Arthur, CEO of Yorkshire County Cricket Club told us about himself and the latest ground developments at YCCC - Speaker Finder Keith Howard, Visitor's Host, Grace & Banners John Watson, Cash Desk Robert Allan read more...
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