Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Sat 23rd June 2018 - Wed 27th June 2018 RI Convention

RI Convention at Toro

Sat 23rd June 2018 - Sun 24th June 2018 5th Rotary Beer and Cider Fest. 23rd and 24th June 2018

Beer tent and spectators enjoying the day in 2017 Held at the Hatherley and Reddings Cricket Club, Shurdington Road,
Cheltenham GL51 4XA.

See "Details" below for information.

Thu 21st June 2018 Club Meeting with Guest Speaker

Alan Bielby the Speaker and former Chairman will talk and illustrate the GWSR extension to and construction of the Broadway Station.

Host Peter Watson

Sat 16th June 2018 Belmont School Funday

Club Members have been asked to provide assistance at the Belmont School Funday
Help is required to supervise the parking arrangements and also the Burger Barbecue

Wed 13th June 2018 Kids Out at Cattle Country

Children will be entertained at Cattle Country as part of a District Event

Sat 9th June 2018 Tea Cruise with the Willow Trust

A Tea cruise with the Willow Trust
The Cruise departs from Saul Junction
Tickets £15 per person with cheques payable to the Willow Trust
Please advise Anne Wilson

Thu 7th June 2018 District Area 5 Meeting

Meeting of Clubs within Area 5
Location and Timing to be advised

Thu 7th June 2018 Club Meeting with Guest Speaker Oliver Morris

Oliver Morris will give a talk on the growth of the "Gin" business, and range of products with demonstrating and tasting of Gins and Cocktails.
Please note that their brand of Gin will be available to members to buy on the night.

Host Ian Pym

Thu 7th June 2018 Club Council meeting

The next meeting of Club Council will be on the 7th June 5PM at the New Club

Thu 31st May 2018 Club Lunch Meeting with Partners at the Pudding Club

A Club Lunch Meeting to which Members Partners and Guests are invited
A lunch at the pudding Club located at the Three Ways House Hotel in Mickleton. GL55 6SB
Host Steve Wood
See details for more information

Sat 19th May 2018 An Elvis Tribute evening at the Parabola Arts Centre

An "Elvis" Concert in conjunction with LINC.

See "Details for Ticket Information

Thu 17th May 2018 District Council Meeting

District Council meeting at The Gables, Falfield. GL12 8DL

Wed 16th May 2018 - Thu 17th May 2018 Gloucester Business Show

Rotary will be manning a promotional stall at the Business Show at the Centaur on the 16th/17 May
If members are able to help please contact Steve Wood

Sat 12th May 2018 District Assembly

District Assembly at the Gables Hotel Falfield GL12 8DL

Thu 10th May 2018 Visit to Jet Age Museum

A guided tour starting at 10.15 until noon, followed by a lunch at the Gloucester Old Spot pub. Cost of the tour is £5 per member read more...

Thu 3rd May 2018 Club Meeting with Guest Speaker Dr Paul Haigh

Dr Paul Haigh will be speaking on "Experiences of a nuclear specialist in the former Soviet Union"

Thu 3rd May 2018 Club Council Meeting

Council Meeting at the New Club commencing 5PM

Thu 3rd May 2018 - Sun 6th May 2018 International Friendship Weekend Budapest

An International Friendship Weekend is being organised by the Rotary Club of Budapest Margitsziget to which Club Members are invited read more...

Thu 19th April 2018 Club Meeting with Guest Speaker

Speaker Sally Gillespie National Star Centre/Community

Host Anne Wilson

Sat 14th April 2018 Stroke Awareness Campaign

In conjunction with Cheltenham Rotary Club members will take part in a Stroke Awareness campaign in the Regent Arcade Cheltenham

Tue 10th April 2018 Cheltenham North Charter Day

Cheltenham North Celebrates completing 45 years as a Rotary Club
Cheltenham North was Chartered on 10th April 1972
(No plans to celebrate event as not a Normal Club Night)

Sat 7th April 2018 Cheltenham Wine Festival 7th April 2018

              Wine Festival in Pittville Pump Rooms Tickets all Sold Out
Thank you for your support

Fri 6th April 2018 - Sun 8th April 2018 RIBI Conference

RIBI Conference at Torquay

Thu 5th April 2018 Club Meeting with Speaker

Guest speaker Mike Fairbairn is a leading British glass engraver to the Royal Family and those of importance. He will speak on his experiences.
Host Beth Phillip

Thu 29th March 2018 Club Meeting with Partners

Meeting cancelled as Easter Weekend

Wed 28th March 2018 District Skittles Match Vs Tewkesbury

A Skittles away match Vs Tewkesbury
Details of Location, Timing and Food arrangements to be advised later.
Please advise John Thompson if you are able to play.

Fri 23rd March 2018 - Mon 26th March 2018 District 1100 Conference 23rd to 26th March 2018

Details of the 2018 District Conference

Wed 21st March 2018 Area 5 Meeting

Area 5 Meeting (Cheltenham)
This includes a presentation by Peter Davey on Membership
Location TBA

Wed 21st March 2018 Theatre Trip to RSC Stratford

A Theatre visit to the RSC at Stratford to see Macbeth read more...

Mon 19th March 2018 District Skittles Match Vs Evesham

A Skittles away Match Vs Evesham
Location St Ecgwins Club Evesham. Food available at 7:50
Start time to be advised.
Please advise John Thompson if you are able to play

Thu 15th March 2018 No Meeting

No Club Meeting as Cheltenham Races Week

Tue 6th March 2018 Threatre Visit to the Everyman

A group visit to the Everyman Theatre to see "Pressure" on Tuesday 6th March.
This is a play about weather forecasting for the D Day landings.
Details from Janet Keenan

Sat 3rd March 2018 Opera Gala Evening organised by Linc at Pittville Pump Room.

The Club is supporting this event organised by Linc.
An Opera Gala Evening. A three Course Dinner and Opera by Cheryl and Friends. Tickets £55 Contact Gill if you wish to attend.

Thu 1st March 2018 Club meeting with Guest Speaker


Thu 1st March 2018 Club Council Meeting


New dates for both meetings will be advised.

Sat 24th February 2018 RI Presidential Peace Building Conference

RI Conference at RICOH Arena, Coventry

Fri 23rd February 2018 Rotary Day 2018

Rotary Day.To celebrate the formation of the First Rotary Club.
This year Rotary International are asking each Rotary Club
to promote the Eradication of Polio Campaign. More information later.
See "details" below for History

Thu 15th February 2018 Club Meeting

Club Meeting for 15th February 18:00 for 18:30

Speaker Howard Robinson giving a talk on Edward Lear travel writer/ writer of nonsence

Host Gill Rouse

Wed 14th February 2018 Visit to Cheltenham Ladies College

A visit for Members and Friends to Cheltenham Ladies College
This will include a guided tour College and Sports Complex, Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be provided.
Cost is £12. Meet at the Princess Hall 10am
Please advise Gill/Sally if you wish to atte

Sat 10th February 2018 District Council Meeting

District Council Meeting at The Gables, Falfield. GL12 8DL

Fri 9th February 2018 District Quiz Night

The first round of the District Quiz Competition

Tue 6th February 2018 Skittles Vs Cheltenham Cleeve Vale

A District Skittles match Vs Cheltenham Cleeve Vale at the Cleeve Hill Golf Club. Start 7:30 pm. Order food on arrival at the Golf Club

Thu 1st February 2018 Club Meeting

Club Meeting 1st February 2017 1800 for 1830

Speaker Karen Mcfarlane County Commissioner for Gloucestershire
Girl Guides coupled with our Club support in the community

Host Gwynne Tucker Brown

Sun 28th January 2018 Polio National Immunisation Day

Rotarians across the World assist in the Immunisation Programme

Thu 18th January 2018 Club Meeting

A Club Business Meeting

Host Steve Wood

Wed 17th January 2018 District 1100 RYLA Meeting

District RYLA Meeting to promote 2018 and 2019 and beyond.
Venue Wheatpieces Community Centre, Columbine Road, Walton Cardiff, Tewkesbury. GL20 7SP

Thu 4th January 2018 Club Meeting 4th January 2018 1800 for 1830

Speaker Roger Workman Chairman Cotteswold Dairy
Host David Rees

Thu 21st December 2017 Club Meeting with Partners

A Social evening with a Buffet style meal
Would members please advise attendance officer if Partners are attending

No Speaker

Host Steve Wood

Thu 7th December 2017 Christmas Club Lunch

Christmas Lunch at The Manor by the Lake for Members Partners and Guests
Host Steve Wood

Tue 5th December 2017 District 1100 Area 5 Meeting

Area 5 (Cheltenham North) Meeting at Chipping Camden High School Cidermill Lane GL55 6HU 7PM for 7:30PM

Sat 2nd December 2017 District Council Meeting

District Council at The Gables, Falfield

Thu 30th November 2017 Longborough Festival Opera with Partners at Lilleybrook GC.

Speaker Martin Graham
Owner Longborough Festival Opera
at Lilleybrook Golf Club
Would members advise the attendance officer if Partners are attending
Host Michael Rouse

Sat 18th November 2017 An Evening of Rememberance

An evening of Rememberance in aid of the Poppy Appeal read more...

Thu 16th November 2017 My Career by one of our Members Plus Foundation Update

My Career by Ann Carter
An Update on Foundation by Peter Keenan
Host Rosanne Cole

Thu 16th November 2017 Council Meeting

The next Council meeting is at the New Club on 16th November 2017

Sat 4th November 2017 Cheltenham Fireworks Extravaganza

Rotarians from Cheltenham North and other Rotary Clubs help out at the Fireworks Display read more...

Thu 2nd November 2017 MP for Cheltenham

Speaker Alex Chalk MP
Host Peter Keenan

Tue 24th October 2017 Rotary World Polio Day

A day to promote the Rotary Campaign to eradicate Polio

Sat 21st October 2017 - Sun 22nd October 2017 Visit to the Malvern Theatre

A visit to Malvern Theatre to Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing" starring Laurence Fox
The play starts at 7:30 pm and the ticket cost is £25.50pp
Dinner can also be booked and starts at 6:15 pm.3 Courses £25 pp. read more...

Thu 19th October 2017 Visit of District Governor

A Club Visit by District Governor Alan Hudson

Host Michael Stevens

Sat 7th October 2017 Cheltenham Town versus Swindon

A table is being organised for the home game against Swindon
Cost £50 to include ticket, two course lunch programme and refreshments. Contact Eric Labrum if interested

Thu 5th October 2017 Cheltenham Literature Festival

Speaker Gordon Parsons
Past Director Cheltenham Literature Festival
Host Roger Grimshaw

Thu 5th October 2017 Council Meeting

Next Council Meeting 5 pm 5th October at The New Club

Mon 25th September 2017 - Thu 28th September 2017 Visit to Dartmouth Devon

A visit to Dartmouth Devon at at the Stoke Lodge Hotel, Stoke Flemming. This includes a visit to Dartmouth College

This is for Members and Partners only
Organised by Andrew Worthington

Thu 21st September 2017 Life at Sea Organising Performing Artists

Speaker Stephanie Williams Musical Director/Agent P & O Cruises

Host John Phillip

Sun 17th September 2017 Curry Lunch with Roger and Paddy Grimshaw

A Curry Lunch organised by the Club International Committee to raise funds for School in a Bag

To be held at York Barn Tredington, thanks to Roger and Paddy Grimshaw on Sunday 17th September 2017,12.15pm for 1.00pm. Tickets £17.50 pp


Thu 7th September 2017 Club Business Meeting

Business Meeting including an update on the Club Website.

Host Ian Pym

Tue 5th September 2017 Visit to Nimbus Records

Visit to Nimbus Records followed by Lunch and cruise on the River Wye read more...

Thu 31st August 2017 Guests and Partners evening Richard Chatham The Golden Age of Travel

The Golden Age of Travel, Antiques Roadshow
Venue Prescott Hill Climb Restaurant
Host Terry Anderson

Wed 23rd August 2017 Visit to Safran with Buffet Lunch

A Tour of the Safran factory plus an in house Buffet Lunch

Host Tony Hughes

Thu 17th August 2017 Print Waste Recycling

Print Waste Recycling and the efficient removal of rubbish.
Speaker Don Robins

Host Nigel Gilhead

Wed 16th August 2017 Anthony and Cleopatra at Stratford

Social Visit to Stratford for Anthony and Cleopatra Visit includes visit to Museum and Pre-Theatre Dinner

Sun 6th August 2017 A Garden Party for the benefit of Solar Aid

A party lunch at the home of Janet and Peter Keenan for the benefit of Solar Aid read more...

Thu 3rd August 2017 Winston's Wish Supporting Bereaved Children

Speaker Malaney Varajay-Boyce

Host Beth Phillip

Tue 1st August 2017 Train Trip and Barbecue for Young Carers and Children

A day out for Young Carers and Children.

Thu 20th July 2017 Dinner - Major Dennis Hansen

Major Dennis Hansen - Danish Army
NATO HQ in the UK

Host Peter Watson

Thu 13th July 2017 Theatre visit and Dinner at Malvern

Theatre visit to Malvern to see "Our Man in Havana" wtith dinner at the Theatre beforehand.

Wed 12th July 2017 Visit to Nimbus Records

Visit to Nimbus Records followed by Lunch and Cruise on the River Wye read more...

Sun 9th July 2017 A Garden Party for the benefit of Solar Aid

A party lunch at the Home of Janet and Peter Keenan for the benefit of Solar Aid read more...

Thu 6th July 2017 Dinner - Handover

Venue The Everyman Theatre Restaurant
Steve takes over the reins
Speaker Mark Goucher Chief Executive. The future for the Theatre.
Host Janet Keenan.
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