Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Tue 24th April 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Keith Patton

Chyrelle Adams will speak about Cancer Support Trust

Sat 21st April 2018 Ukulele Night with Stockton to Darlington Ukulele Express

Joint event with Inner Wheel of a ukulele club based in Darlington who do a number of events throughout the year.
Venue: Shildon Civic Hall 7.00pm for 7.30pm read more...

Tue 17th April 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

The next round of the District Quiz will be played this evening against Durham Bede Rotary Club

Mon 16th April 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Tue 10th April 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Keith Black

Robin Easton presents "History and Working of the Bishop Auckland Partnership and The Four Clocks"

Tue 3rd April 2018 - Club Weekly Meeting: None this week

No meeting this week following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 27th March 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Ian Lloyd

Speakers: Derek Ward & Lee Brownson: Flatts Farm and Beyond

Wed 21st March 2018 An Evening with Peter Barron

Peter Barron Former Editor of Northern Echo Listen to Peter Barron former editor of The Northern Echo. Humour and anecdotes about his 17 years at the sharp end of newspaper journalism. read more...

Tue 20th March 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 19th March 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Tue 13th March 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Paul Howell

Speaker David Sutton-Lloyd on Demystifying Defibrillators

Fri 9th March 2018 SOUND WAVES CONCERT

To be held at The Methodist Church, 21 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland.
Tickets £5 each from any Rotarian. Principal beneficiary: The Children's Air Ambulance read more...

Tue 6th March 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker/Host Peter Cooke

Tue 27th February 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker Allan Fletcher on "The Long Walk West"

Tue 20th February 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 19th February 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Tue 13th February 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker/Host Neville Fairclough

Mon 12th February 2018 Curry Night 2018 at Spice Lounge

One of our most popular events of the year. Ideal for an early Valentines! Contact Keith Black for tickets at k.black@sky.com
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Tue 6th February 2018 Weekly Meeting: Speaker Dave Fletcher-Smith on the topic "Get some in"

Tue 30th January 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: The Mason - Dixon Line in the USA

The Mason - Dixon Line in the USA , a talk by John Dixon who is a distant relative of the famous Astronomer and Surveyor Jeremiah Dixon who originally came from Cockfield read more...

Tue 23rd January 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: The Brussleton Incline

Trevor Horner will describe the background to this iconic railway read more...

Fri 19th January 2018 A Night at the Museum

Fellowship visit to Derek Ward's museum for "Pie, Pint & Tour" read more...

Tue 16th January 2018 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Mon 15th January 2018 Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Tue 9th January 2018 Club Weekly Meeting:

No club meetings until this, the FIRST MEETING IN 2018
Speaker Host: David Beattie. Speaker: Ollie Burton

Sun 17th December 2017 Carol Service

Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church - all are welcome.
The President invites you to join him afterwards at the Saxon Inn for refreshments.

Tue 12th December 2017 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2017

Our Annual Christmas Message Function will again take place at the Bishop Auckland Golf Club.
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Tue 5th December 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: History of Electric Vehicles

A Brief exploration into electric vehicles read more...

Tue 28th November 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host & Speaker - Keith Black

Keith Black - "Keith's Namibia"

Wed 22nd November 2017 Visit to G5 Locomotive Project

Visit to the G5 Locomotive Project at Hackworth Industrial Estate, Shildon. Meet outside the venue before 5.30p.m.
Afterwards many of us will visit the Spice Lounge, Bishop Auckland.
Please contact Keith Black to join group.

Tue 21st November 2017 Club Monthly Business Meeting and S.G.M. No speaker.

Final Business Meeting of 2017 and Special General Meeting which receives Annual Accounts for the year ended 30.6.2017 and elects President for next year but one, i.e. 2019/20. Also elects Junior Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for 2018/2019

Mon 20th November 2017 Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Tue 14th November 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: David Aimer

David's Topic: "What does Bishop Auckland have in common with Westminster Abbey?"

Tue 7th November 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host John Yeomans

Speaker: Liz Pike: The Kingdom of Bhutan

Tue 31st October 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: District Quiz Time Again

First Round Match in District Quiz
Visiting Opponents: A team from the Rotary Club of Birtley
with a Guest Question-master from Durham Bede RC.

Tue 24th October 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker: Joe Ward

Joe Ward presents his own talk on Bridges

Tue 17th October 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Mon 16th October 2017 Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME

Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Wed 11th October 2017 "SERATA ITALIANA" - (ITALIAN EVENING)

Italian Evening with the purpose of enjoying excellent food and fellowship read more...

Tue 10th October 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Kishor Velangi

Speaker: John Yeomans - Topic: Old Cafes of Bishop Auckland

Tue 3rd October 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Tony Thompson

Speaker: Julie Costello - Topic: Cultivate4Life

Tue 26th September 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Steve Owers Everest Experiences

Steve Owers recounts his Mount Everest experiences

Tue 19th September 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

No Speaker

Tue 12th September 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Brian Shaw Quiz time and visit of Barnard Castle Rotarians

Brian's quiz - topic to be decided!

Tue 5th September 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Scott Wilson from The Northern Echo talking about Echo Sport

Tue 29th August 2017 Please note that there is no meeting today as this date follows a Bank Holiday Monday.

Fri 25th August 2017 Tour of Raby Castle

Fellowship event with guided tour of Raby castle if numbers are large enough.
Further details when available

Tue 22nd August 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker / Host David Raine on Famous Lives

Fri 18th August 2017 Visit to Brewing Company

Fellowship visit to the Steam Machine Brewing Company in Newton Aycliffe

Tue 15th August 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Bill Robson

Speaker: Belinda Tweed - The Bridge Young Carers Service

Tue 8th August 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker / Host John Pine

Tue 1st August 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker / Host Brian Pike

Sun 30th July 2017 Annual Barbeque Chez Robson

Always a splendid function for all Rotarian's and their guests with expert cooks and excellent hosts
Price is £15pp inclusive of a welcome drink & soft drinks. Enjoy!

Tue 25th July 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Host Tony Sanderson

Speaker: Frank Sanderson - "The Sandersons of Weardale"
An illustrated talk.

Fri 21st July 2017 Strawberry & Wine Evening

Strawberry and Wine Evening at Bishop Auckland Golf Club Friday 21st July 2017.
Assemble 19.00 for 19.30. Meal 19.45 prompt

Tue 18th July 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: Business Meeting therefore no speaker

Tue 11th July 2017 Club Weekly Meeting:

Speaker Host: John Yeomans.
Speaker: Derek Ward - "The Way We Were"

Tue 4th July 2017 Club Weekly Meeting: PRESIDENTIAL HANDOVER

Install and welcome Keith Black as our President and also enjoy the visit of the new District Governor, Len Burns
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