Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Speaker: Alan Thorpe - A career on the Railway

Alan was a Railway Mission Chaplain

Sun 25th June 2017 Summer BBQ

at the Oxleys - 41 West Hill

Tue 20th June 2017 Club Handover - Walton Park Hotel, Clevedon

Club handover to new President John Sleight. 3 Course meal with coffee/mints Cost £26 per head

Tue 20th June 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 13th June 2017 Club Assembly

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Tue 6th June 2017 Speaker: TBA

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Tue 6th June 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 30th May 2017 No meeting - Bank Holiday week

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Tue 23rd May 2017 Speaker: TBA

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Wed 17th May 2017 Blood Pressure monitoring at Reed Raines in Portishead High St

The Rotary Club will be operating a drop in for the public to call and have their blood pressures taken by qualified nurses. read more...

Tue 16th May 2017 Business Meeting and AGM

Our monthly Business meeting

Tue 16th May 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 9th May 2017 Speaker: Mark Howson - "The geological story in the rocks of Portishead"

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Tue 2nd May 2017 No meeting - Bank Holiday week

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Tue 2nd May 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 25th April 2017 Speaker: Sandy Tebutt - "The History of Portishead"

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Tue 18th April 2017 No Meeting

Bank Holiday week

Tue 18th April 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 11th April 2017 Business Meeting

Our monthly business meeting where we discuss and organise our affairs

Tue 4th April 2017 Membership Evening

brainstorming session on recruiting new members

Tue 4th April 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 28th March 2017 Swimathon Celebration Evening

... following our event on Saturday 25th March

Sat 25th March 2017 Swimathon 2017

Our Annual Charity swimming marathon. read more...

Tue 21st March 2017 Speaker: Bob Day

A fascinating story of a wartime incident in Bedminster

Tue 21st March 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 14th March 2017 Business Meeting

Oir Monthly Business Meeting

Wed 8th March 2017 Rotary Tea Party - Time for Tea Purple4Polio

We all will receive a jar of a Tiptree jam which all Rotarians are asked to donate min £2 for their jar. However to coincide with International Women"™s Day the club will hold a Tea Party at President Richard's house: 7 Maysfield Close

Tue 7th March 2017 Quiz Evening

We are being joined by members of Thornbury Rotary who have a scatter evening and are having a quiz night

Tue 7th March 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 28th February 2017 Speaker: Nigel Coombs

What's happening to the Balmoral? read more...

Tue 21st February 2017 Speaker: Phil Curme: "Most Interesting Battlefields"

Active in the War Memorial Trust Phil has brought attention to War Memorials in Portishead that members may be unaware of and also has pointed out the anti aircraft gun emplacements near to the Wildlife area.

Tue 21st February 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 14th February 2017 Business Meeting

Our monthly Business meeting

Tue 7th February 2017 Speaker: Ian Ridell - Penny Brohn

Penny Brohn has been successfully helping people with cancer for over 35 years, with their pioneering Bristol Whole Life Approach.
Theycan show you how to live well with cancer and take back control of your health and wellbeing read more...

Tue 7th February 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 31st January 2017 Speaker: Julian Withers about the Jessie May Charity

Jessie May is a Children's Hospice at home. read more...

Tue 24th January 2017 Speaker: Richard Harrison - "The Canals Trust"

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Sat 21st January 2017 Barn Dance

Our Annual Barn Dance at Somerset Hall to get you moving in the New Year read more...

Tue 17th January 2017 Guest Evening, Speaker Roy Shaw: "Story of Ships Tonnage"

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Tue 17th January 2017 - Tue 15th November 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 10th January 2017 Business Meeting

Our monthly Business Meeting

Tue 3rd January 2017 No meeting

Bank Holiday week

Tue 3rd January 2017 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 27th December 2016 No Meeting

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Tue 20th December 2016 Council & Business Meeting

Our monthly Council & Business Meetings

Tue 20th December 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 13th December 2016 Christmas Meal

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Tue 6th December 2016 Speaker: Susan Marshfield - Christmas Past & Present

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Tue 6th December 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 29th November 2016 Speaker: Ash Jones - The Nobel Prizes

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Tue 22nd November 2016 Speaker: Dr Jonathan Rees - Makunduchi and Kivungi

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Tue 15th November 2016 Speaker: Rebecca Howarth - European Tour Redcliffe Bay Rangers

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Tue 15th November 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 8th November 2016 Council & Business Meeting

our monthly Council and Business Meetings

Tue 1st November 2016 Speaker: Simon Caraffi - St Peter's Hospice

Simon will give an update on the work of St Peter's Hospice and receive the cheque for the money we collected for them in our Street Collection read more...

Tue 1st November 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 25th October 2016 Speaker: Geoff Vian - My career as a TV cameraman

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Tue 18th October 2016 Speaker: Ron Febrey:Tanzania Farming & Education

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Tue 18th October 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 11th October 2016 Business meeting

Our monthly Council and Business meetings

Tue 4th October 2016 Speaker: Brian Bradley - The Wreck of Danegarth

In 1946, he steam tug Danegarth was endeavouring to recover a 100 ton lock gate which had broken adrift in a heavy sea in the Bristol Channel when she sustained under water damage and immediately began to sink.
Brian will continue the story

Tue 4th October 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Sun 2nd October 2016 - Wed 12th October 2016 10k Multi-Terrain Run

Portishead Running Club's 10k Multi-Terrain Run - we do the stewarding read more...

Tue 27th September 2016 Speaker: John Store - steeplejack

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Tue 20th September 2016 - Wed 21st September 2016 Speaker: Andy Marsh - Chief Constable Avon & Somerset Police

On 1 February 2016 Andy Marsh returned as Chief Constable to his home force of Avon and Somerset, where he first joined as a new recruit in 1987. Andy built his early leadership skills here, working in uniform in Bath, Bristol and Somerset. read more...

Tue 20th September 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 13th September 2016 Spreaker: Jo Hook - Temwa

Temwa's missioin is to develop self-sufficient communities in hard to reach rural areas of Malawi read more...

Tue 6th September 2016 Business Meeting

our regular monthly Business Meeting read more...

Tue 6th September 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 30th August 2016 No Meeting

Bank Holiday week

Tue 23rd August 2016 Speaker: Clifford White

The Antiques Road Show - Behind the scenes. Clifford has been involved in the production of this show and will talk about his experiences read more...

Wed 17th August 2016 Guided walk round Bristol Docks

"‹Members of 'the Mother Club' and their partners are cordially invited to join the Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club on a guided tour of Bristol's Historic Harbourside. read more...

Tue 16th August 2016 Speaker: Simon Grove - Lifelites

Through the magic of technology, Lifelites gives life-limited and disabled children in hospices opportunities they wouldn't otherwise have. They do this in childrens hospices including Children's Hospice South West read more...

Tue 16th August 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 9th August 2016 Business Meeting

our regular monthly Business Meeting read more...

Tue 9th August 2016 Business Meeting

our regular monthly Business Meeting read more...

Tue 2nd August 2016 Speaker: District Governor - Richard Purdon

Meet our new District Governor

Tue 2nd August 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Tue 26th July 2016 Speakers: Andy & Barbara Thatcher, Portishead Pool Community Trust

Talk on our open air community pool and cafe read more...

Tue 19th July 2016 Speaker: John Adams - Classic Cars

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Tue 19th July 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...

Sun 17th July 2016 Annual Barbeque

Our summer barbeque in the Oxley's garden on West Hill

Thu 14th July 2016 Inter Schools Swimming Gala - Portishead Pool

We support with volunteers and some sponsorship

Tue 12th July 2016 Business Meeting

our regular monthly Business Meeting read more...

Sun 10th July 2016 Portishead Raft Race

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Tue 5th July 2016 Visit to the Life Centre Bristol

Meet 18:15 for 18:30 start. More details to follow read more...

Tue 5th July 2016 The Memory Cafe

Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 2:15pm-3:45pm at the Jubilee Day Centre, Slade Road read more...
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