Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Tue 27th June 2017 Technology Tournament for local school teams

At Cokethorpe School. Organised by Witney Rotary Club

Mon 26th June 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Nick Poole - Water Search and Rescue Team

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Fri 23rd June 2017 Presidents Night 2017

at The Vines, Black Bourton

Mon 19th June 2017 Lunch - Business meeting (Sandwiches)

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Sun 18th June 2017 Cream Tea

at Ramsden Farmhouse

Wed 14th June 2017 Club Council at Lord Kitchener at Curbridge

Wed 14th June 2017 Kids Out Day 2017

A group of local children spend a day out sponsored by Witney Rotary Club.

Mon 12th June 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Dion Hickin - ‘There are bold pilots and old pilots, but no old bold pilots’

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Wed 7th June 2017 Club Services Committee Meeting

Venue TBA

Tue 6th June 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Mon 5th June 2017 Lunch - Speaker -Howard Sinclair, Advance Housing and Support

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Sun 4th June 2017 World Pooh Sticks Championships 2017

Anxious faces follow the Pooh Sticks Progress were held on the River Windrush at Cogges in Witney with Competitors, young and old, cheering on their pooh-stick. read more...

Mon 29th May 2017 NO CLUB MEETING

Bank Holiday

Mon 22nd May 2017 Evening Meeting - Speaker - Rotarian Alan Wolstencroft will speak about his work in Sierra Leone supported by GAGA - a very large circie of contributors he has built up in this country.

at Witney Lakes Resort.
NOTE: The meal will start promptly at 7.30pm as the programme also includes the Induction of 3 new Rotarians .

Mon 15th May 2017 Lunch - Business Meeting & AGM. Note Change of Venue to The Lord Kitchener in Curbridge.

Mon 15th May 2017 - Sun 21st May 2017 'Turn Witney Blue' Campaign

Witney Dementia Awareness Week, supported by Witney Rotary Club, involves a series of public events. Follow the link below to view the programme:
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Sat 13th May 2017 1090 District Assembly

at the Christ Church Centre, Henley-on-Thames

Fri 12th May 2017 - Sun 14th May 2017 President's Fellowship Weekend

in Poole

Tue 9th May 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Mon 8th May 2017 Club Council at Witney Richmond Village

Private Dining Room

Mon 8th May 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Jon Ellard - Promoting the Club on Social Media

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Thu 4th May 2017 Witney Rotary Evening Group

are having an informal meeting at the Lord Kitchener in Curbridge. Everyone welcome. 8pm onwards.

Mon 1st May 2017 No Club Meeting - May Day Bank Holiday

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Mon 24th April 2017 Lunch - Business Meeting

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Sat 22nd April 2017 Charity Coffee Morning

At St Mary's Church in Witney. All profits shared between St Mary's Church Roof Appeal and the Oxford Prostate Cancer Support Group.
Organised by The Rotary Club of Witney.

Mon 17th April 2017 No Club Meeting - Easter Monday

Bank Holiday

Tue 11th April 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Mon 10th April 2017 Club Council at Witney Richmond Village

Private Dinning Room

Mon 10th April 2017 Lunch - NOTE Change of Venue to Witney Lakes - Fellowship Meeting with Inner Wheel Members

Sat 8th April 2017 Charity Race Night SOLD OUT!

at the Corn Exchange Witney including a Fish and Chip supper.


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Sat 8th April 2017 Rotary Street Collection in aid of Polio Eradication

in Witney Town Centre read more...

Thu 6th April 2017 Senior Citizens Film Show

Venue and details TBA

Wed 5th April 2017 Club Services Committee Meeting

Venue TBA

Mon 3rd April 2017 Lunch - Speaker -Juliet Curry - Witney Woodland Volunteers

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Thu 30th March 2017 1090 District Council

Village Hall Benson

Thu 30th March 2017 Motor Heritage Museum at Gaydon

a Club visit to this most interesting collection. The Guided Tour will commence at 10.30am please aim to arrive at Gaydon by 10am.

Wed 29th March 2017 International Committee Meeting

at Hill Grove Farm

Tue 28th March 2017 Rotary Club Golf Competition

Time and Venue to be confirmed.

Mon 27th March 2017 Evening Meeting - Speaker Cheryl Hooper, from Cecily"™s Fund. A WItney based charity,

a Charity providing education for children in the Kitwe area of Zambia, whose parents have died of Aids
This is a chosen Charity of the Woodgreen Interact Club.

Fri 24th March 2017 - Sun 26th March 2017 1090 District Conference

at the International Conference Centre, Bournemouth

Wed 22nd March 2017 Fun Evening with Inner Wheel Club Members

at Witney Lakes

Mon 20th March 2017 Lunch - Business Meeting. (Traditional)

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Sat 18th March 2017 Witney Firewalk 2017

Fire Walking through 20 feet of glowing wood embers at an estimated temperature of around 1230 Degrees Fahrenheit! raising funds for a new playground area at St Mary's CE Infant School Church Green. This event, at the school, is arranged by the School's Parent Teacher Association, supported by Witney Rotary Club.

Fri 17th March 2017 WODC Chairman & Hon Rotarian Norman MacRae's Charity Dinner Dance

at Witney Lakes Resort

Tue 14th March 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Mon 13th March 2017 Club Council to be held at Witney Richmond Village

in the Private Dining Room

Mon 13th March 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Barbara Shaw - Citizens Advice

Bosworth Suite Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Mon 6th March 2017 Club Darts Competition

at Witney Snooker Club

Mon 6th March 2017 Youth Services Committee Meeting

At The Blue Boar following regular Club Meeting

Mon 6th March 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Richard Shircore - "Public Health - Not Always What it Seems?"

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Thu 2nd March 2017 Rotary Evening Group Meet

at The Lord Kitchener in Curbridge. read more...

Mon 27th February 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Baroness Cox -

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Sun 26th February 2017 Paul Harris Fellows Luncheon

with Partners at The Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel, Abingdon Road, Oxford, OX1 4PS.

Sat 25th February 2017 Charity Coffee Morning

organised by Woodgreen School Interact Club in the High Street Methodist Church.
Why not pop in and enjoy a Coffee and a Cake? In aid of Cecily's Fund, providing support to young people in Zambia who have lost parents to Aids.

Mon 20th February 2017 Lunch - Business meeting (Sandwiches)

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Tue 14th February 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Mon 13th February 2017 Club Council

- Venue TBC

Mon 13th February 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Mark Saville - Special Effect

Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Thu 9th February 2017 Youth Speaks Competition Zone Final

Teams of Young People from across most of Oxfordshire compete for the opportunity to go forward to the District Final of the Rotary National Youth Speaks Competition. The competition will be held in The Congregational Church, 4 Welch Way Witney OX28 6JF

Wed 8th February 2017 Club Services Committee Meeting

Meet at Michael Brown's Home in Church Hanborough

Mon 6th February 2017 Community Service Committee

meeting at Chris Dyer's house in Finstock

Mon 6th February 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Maria Forest - My Life on Fairgrounds

Bosworth Room Blue Boar Market Square Witney

Mon 30th January 2017 Evening Meeting - Speakers - Global Grant Scholars

at Witney Lakes Resort 7pm for a 7 30pm start: Meal £15 per head. read more...

Thu 26th January 2017 Evening Satellite Group Meeting

at The Lord Kitchener Curbridge. read more...

Mon 23rd January 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Shaenna Loughnane - Bridge 2 Aid

Bosworth Room Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Wed 18th January 2017 Membership & Retention Committee meeting

at The Blue Boar

Mon 16th January 2017 Lunch - Business Meeting. (Traditional)

in the Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Market Squarel Witney

Tue 10th January 2017 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

At The Lord Kitchener, Curbridge Witney

Mon 9th January 2017 Club Council

- Function Room at Hacketts 1 Wesley Walk, Witney OX28 6HG

Mon 9th January 2017 Lunch - Speaker - Rotarian Bernard Petrucci - My Job Talk

Sat 7th January 2017 Witney Rotary New Year Fellowship Walk

Why not join us for a leisurely walk round Blenheim Park, home of the 12th Duke of Marlborough? Family and friends are most welcome. read more...

Mon 2nd January 2017 No Club Meeting

Happy New Year to all our readers and especially our many supporters.

Thu 29th December 2016 Rotary 'Twixt' Tea Party

at 'Open Doors' in Downs Road with an invitation for all Witney Area Senior Citizens.

Mon 26th December 2016 No Club Meeting

Merry Christmas to all our readers and especially our many supporters.

Mon 19th December 2016 Christmas Lunch (Members Only)

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Mon 12th December 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Wendy Dawson - CEO Base 33

In the Bosworth Suite Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Thu 8th December 2016 Rotary Christmas Concert

High Street Methodist Church Wirney read more...

Mon 5th December 2016 Club Christmas Dinner - Speaker - Rev.Canon Tim Partridge

7 for 7.30pm start at Witney Lakes Resort, Downs Road, Witney

Sat 3rd December 2016 Chipping Norton Pantomime

Club Visit followed by Supper

Wed 30th November 2016 Club Services Committee Meeting

Meeting Time and Venue to be confirmed

Wed 30th November 2016 1090 District Council

Christchurch Centre Henley

Mon 28th November 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Elizabeth Knowles - Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Note - Change of Venue- The meeting will take place at The Lord Kitchener. Lew Road, Curbridge.

Fri 25th November 2016 "Light Up Witney" for Christmas

Come and celebrate In Witney Town Centre read more...

Mon 21st November 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting (Traditional) & Special General Meeting

Note - Change of Venue- The meeting will take place at The Lord Kitchener. Lew Road, Curbridge.

Sat 19th November 2016 The Great Cake Bake

Witney Rotarians and Friends raising funds for GOSH (Great Ormond Street Hospital) at Witney High Street Methodist Church read more...

Sat 19th November 2016 Witney Rotary Club Street Collection

arranged by the Rotary Club's International Committee

Fri 18th November 2016 Children In Need

Witney Rotarians will be joining other members from across the Thames Valley collecting money at Heathrow Airport for the BBC Children in Need Appeal.

Mon 14th November 2016 Club Council

- Function Room at Hacketts 1 Wesley Walk, Witney OX28 6HG

Mon 14th November 2016 No Club Meeting - Scatter Week

Members are encouraged to participate in a club meeting at another Rotary Club.

Sun 13th November 2016 Rememberance Day

President Steve Holborough to participate in the Street Parade and Wreath-laying ceremony at Witney War Memorial

Sat 12th November 2016 District Interact Day

at Bourne End Academy Time and Venue To Be Confirmed

Wed 9th November 2016 Witney Christmas Lights 'Switch-on' Committee Meeting

The Blue Boar Market Square Witney.

Mon 7th November 2016 Club Services Committee Meeting

Meeting Time and Venue to be confirmed

Mon 7th November 2016 International Committee Meeting

in the Bosworth Suite of the Blue Boar Hotel Market Square- following the Monday Club Meeting

Mon 7th November 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Jayne Woodley - Oxfordshire Community Foundation

in the Bosworth Suite of the Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Wed 2nd November 2016 Membership & Retention Committee

Meeting at Hacketts

Mon 31st October 2016 Evening Meeting - Dinner - Speaker - Jenny Cane - 'Hope and Homes for Children'

Note - Meeting is at Witney Lakes Resort, Downs Road Witney (£15 per person)..

Tue 25th October 2016 Carnival Committee

at the Blue Boar Hotel, Market Square, Witney

Mon 24th October 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Prof. Peter Burns "“ "˜Fanta for breakfast, a life in travel & tourism"™

in the Bosworth Suite of the Blue Boar Hotel in Central Witney

Thu 20th October 2016 1090 Meet the Scholars Evening

Badgemore Golf Club Henley-on-Thames

Wed 19th October 2016 Autumn Film Show for Senior Citizens,

at High Street Methodist Church

Mon 17th October 2016 Lunch - Business meeting (Sandwiches)

in the Bosworth Room of the Blue Boar Hotel Market Square Witney

Sat 15th October 2016 Purple4Polio, Crocus Planting

Rotarians and friends will be planting scores of Crocus bulbs on two sites in Witney and a third site in Carterton to celebrate the centenary of Rotary Foundation, Rotary's own Charity. read more...

Fri 14th October 2016 Fellowship Golf Day on Friday October 14th 2016

Burford Golf Course in the Cotswolds at Burford Golf Club read more...

Thu 13th October 2016 - Sun 21st August 2016 Witney Rotary Evening Group

at the Lord Kitchener in Curbridge OX29 7PD. read more...

Mon 10th October 2016 Club Council

- Function Room at Hacketts 1 Wesley Walk, Witney OX28 6HG

Mon 10th October 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Suzi Morgan - Richmond Villages - Dementia

In the Bosworth Room at the Blue Boar in Witney Market Square.

Fri 7th October 2016 Electric Blanket Testing

in partnership with Age UK, Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue and Oxfordshire Trading Standards. read more...

Mon 3rd October 2016 International Committee Meeting

at Keith Crawford's home.

Mon 3rd October 2016 Club Services Committee Meeting

Meet at: 44 Bull Street, Aston

Mon 3rd October 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Mark Garwood - Royal British Legion

Club meeting in the Bosworth Room of the Blue Boar in Witney Market Square

Mon 26th September 2016 Dinner - Witney Lakes - Speaker - on Prostate Cancer

Wed 21st September 2016 Membership & Retention Committee meeting

Hackett's Function Room

Mon 19th September 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting. (Traditional)

lunch guest Katie Carvell RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)

Tue 13th September 2016 Club Council - The Lord Kitchener Curbridge

Mon 12th September 2016 Lunch - Speaker - DG Joy Arnott

Sat 10th September 2016 Walk to remember the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

A Walk from Bampton Church to the war graves at Black Bourton read more...

Thu 8th September 2016 1090 District Council

Benson Village Hall

Mon 5th September 2016 Community Service Committee Meeting

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Mon 5th September 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Kevin Sheehan - My Job Talk

Kevin will be speaking about his background and career.

Mon 29th August 2016 NO CLUB MEETING - Bank Holiday

Mon 22nd August 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Ian Petty - Witney Museum

Thu 18th August 2016 Witney Rotary Evening Group

at the Lord Kitchener in Curbridge OX29 7PD. read more...

Tue 16th August 2016 Supper & Quiz at the Lord Kitchener in Curbrige

Host and fellow Rotarian Bernard de Petrucci invites Club members, wives, partners and friends for a social evening.

Mon 15th August 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Martin Realey - from 'Restore'

Mon 8th August 2016 Club Council - Function Room at Hacketts 1 Wesley Walk, Witney OX28 6HG

Mon 8th August 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Caleb Thomas - Sport Malawi

Mon 1st August 2016 Club Service Committee Meeting

Meeting Time TBC, Venue TBA

Mon 1st August 2016 Lunch - Peter Cliff - Radio Cherwell

Thu 28th July 2016 Witney Rotary Evening Group

No Meeting this week as members are attending Club Assembly on Monday Evening. read more...

Mon 25th July 2016 Dinner - Witney Lakes - Club Assembly

Note change of Venue and earlier start time.
To be attended by White Area AG - Dorothy Cantrell (Banbury Cherwell) read more...

Mon 18th July 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Jamie Thorp - Barclays Bank

Sun 17th July 2016 Truck Fest Pig Roast

WItney Rotary Club Members will be running a Pig Roast at the Truck Fest Music Festival at Hill Farm near Steventon

Sat 16th July 2016 Truck Fest Pig Roast

WItney Rotary Club Members will be running a Pig Roast at the Truck Fest Music Festival at Hill Farm near Steventon

Fri 15th July 2016 - Sun 17th July 2016 Truck Fest Pig Roast

WItney Rotary Club Members will be running a Pig Roast at the Truck Fest Music Festival at Hill Farm near Steventon

Tue 12th July 2016 Club Council - Function Room at Hacketts 1 Wesley Walk, Witney OX28 6HG

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Mon 11th July 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Rtn Andy Wolf - My Job Talk

Sat 9th July 2016 Witney Carnival 2016

Fun for all the family at Witney Carnival starting with the Street Procession at 11am, and followed by a full afternoon's entertainment on the Leys. read more...

Wed 6th July 2016 Witney Carnival Committee Meeting

Function Room, Hacketts 1 Wesley Walk Witney.

Mon 4th July 2016 Club Services Committee Meeting

Meeting Time and Venue to be confirmed

Mon 4th July 2016 Lunch - Speaker - Julia Brown - FASD (Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders)

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