Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Thu 29th June 2017 Dr Lynne Corner talks about Dementia research

Dr Lynne Corner speaking at Rotary Club Evening Meeting Dementia can be difficult to deal with but Lynne's talk gives us an insight on new research can help. read more...

Thu 29th June 2017 Evening Meeting

Dr Lynne Corner will speak about current developments in Dementia Research. read more...

Thu 29th June 2017 Dr Lynne Corner talks about Dementia research

Dr Lynne Corner addressing our Club meeting Dementia can be difficult to deal with but Lynne gives us an insight into new research on the subject. read more...

Tue 27th June 2017 Club Assembly

President Ed Kear will introduce his Team and outline plans for 2017-18.

Tue 27th June 2017 Club Assembly

Ed outlines his plans for the year ahead read more...

Thu 22nd June 2017 Team RAD - volunteering in Laos.

President Pauline told us about her recent work in a Children's Hospital in Laos. read more...

Wed 21st June 2017 Charity Cheque Presentation

The Annual distribution of charity funds at Finchale Training College read more...

Sat 17th June 2017 Collecting for Macmillan Cancer Support

We are for communities ... read more...

Thu 15th June 2017 Visit of the Mayor of Durham, Cllr. Bill Kellett.

We welcomed the new Mayor and Mayoress to this meeting. read more...

Sun 11th June 2017 Garden Party with a Taste of Persia theme

An enjoyable afternoon at the home of Past President Fari Serajian. read more...

Wed 7th June 2017 Welcome to a new Rotarian.

We welcomed new member, Jan Karnacz, and in the absence of a speaker, we were treated to one of Frank Davison's devilish quizzes.
read more...

Thu 1st June 2017 Bright Red - Ashley Elliott

A presentation about this locally based charity - Fighting Blood Cancer read more...

Thu 25th May 2017 Nepal Project Proposal - Rtn Bibek Pradhan

A potential project to bring water and sanitation to a remote area of Nepal. read more...

Wed 24th May 2017 Rotary Rambles

Intrepid Rotarians walking Hadrian's Wall in stages. Regular monthly walks, on 2nd Wednesday, plus longer distance walks each summer. read more...

Thu 18th May 2017 The National Garden Scheme - Alison Morgan

An overview of this scheme where around 3,700 private gardens are opened to the public to raise money for charity. read more...

Thu 11th May 2017 Committee Reports

A routine business meeting read more...

Sat 6th May 2017 Stroke Awareness Day

Do you know your blood pressure? read more...

Thu 4th May 2017 Club AGM

An important business meeting read more...

Thu 27th April 2017 Graham Wakeman -

Some aspects of protection from acts of terrorism. read more...

Thu 20th April 2017 Irritations! - Rtn. Eric Colling

Some misuses and abuses of the English language ... read more...

Thu 13th April 2017 Rtn. Alan Watson - Unknown Facts about Policing

Secrets of a country bobby? read more...

Thu 6th April 2017 Children North East - Carol Taylor

Carol told us of the work of this local charity. read more...

Thu 30th March 2017 Josie's Dragonfly Trust - Sarah Hogg

Brightening the lives of children and young people with cancer. read more...

Thu 23rd March 2017 The Hospital of God - Gail Defty & Rose Maddick

The provision of high quality care in Durham read more...

Sat 18th March 2017 President's Evening

We joined President Pauline for an evening of fellowship and entertainment. read more...

Thu 16th March 2017 Committee Reports

A routine business meeting read more...

Thu 9th March 2017 Round Two of the District Quiz

We beat the Houghton-le-Spring Club in the first round so today we hosted the second round. read more...

Thu 2nd March 2017 Website Wonders - Rtn. Eric Colling

A whistle stop tour of the various Rotary websites. read more...

Wed 1st March 2017 Swimathon Cheques Presentation

The happy recipients ... ... in the magnificent surroundings of Durham Town Hall read more...

Thu 23rd February 2017 Mike Westrom - a Rotary Global Grant Scholar

read more...

Thu 16th February 2017 Perspectives on Asia - Alicja Szotek

Alicja is our regular waitress at lunch-time meetings - when she's not traveling the world! But today she joined us for lunch and be waited on for a change ... read more...

Thu 9th February 2017 Rtn. Nitin Shukla - District International Service Chairman

The District International Service Chairman addressed the Club. read more...

Thu 2nd February 2017 International Quiz

Testing our knowledge on International affairs.. read more...

Thu 26th January 2017 The North East Exhibition for Future Engineers.

Bowman Bradley was unable to be with us today, but in his stead we enjoyed a presentation from very enthusiastic and well-informed ladies. read more...

Thu 19th January 2017 Neville's Cross Battlers

Surprises awaited us - at least for those members who had not read this page before the meeting. read more...

Thu 12th January 2017 Business Meeting - Committee Reports

...

Thu 5th January 2017 Tour of Durham, Part Two

Rtn. Keith James continued his talk on the hidden stories of our city. read more...

Thu 29th December 2016 Christmas Break - no meeting today

Please note - there will be no meetings on 22nd and 29th December.
We meet again as usual on Thursday 5th January 2017.

Thu 22nd December 2016 Christmas Break - no meeting today

Please note - there will be no meetings on 22nd and 29th December.
We meet again as usual on Thursday 5th January 2017.

Thu 15th December 2016 Christmas Lunch, Rotary with Inner Wheel

The Dean of Durham Cathedral, the Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, came to deliver the Christmas Message. read more...

Thu 8th December 2016 Special General Meeting

A business meeting to confirm key officers for the next Rotary Year. read more...

Fri 2nd December 2016 - Wed 21st December 2016 The Christmas Sleigh - 2016

Santa is out and about again ... read more...

Thu 1st December 2016 Area Action Partnerships

An explanation of the work of the AAPs in County Durham. read more...

Thu 24th November 2016 The Nazareth Trust - Shaun Newton

... Shaun Newton is in charge of Resource Development at this locally-based charity. read more...

Sat 19th November 2016 - Sun 20th November 2016 Annual Swimathon - the ninth!

We were at Freeman's Quay once again for our annual Swimathon.
read more...

Thu 17th November 2016 The ABC Project

Rtn. David Hill, RC Stokesley, will bring us up to date with progress on this project, AIDS-free Birthright for Children. read more...

Thu 10th November 2016 Business Meeting

Officers and Committee Chairmen reported back from the recent Club Council meeting.

Thu 3rd November 2016 Rotary Water Supply Project in Nepal

Rtn. Max Hamps, RC Hexham, told us about this International Rotary project - of which we are a partner. read more...

Thu 27th October 2016 R.N.L.I.

David Hastings told us about the work of the Lifeboat service. read more...

Fri 21st October 2016 A Walk to End Polio

David did it again! read more...

Thu 20th October 2016 Hadrian's Wall Rambles

Rtn. Ed Kear, et al, shared memories of their recent walks along the route of the Roman Wall. read more...

Thu 13th October 2016 The Laos Project

Dr Ram Senasi, a Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at our local hospital, spoke about his voluntary work at a Children's Hospital in Laos. read more...

Thu 6th October 2016 The Salvation Army

David and Lorna White told us about the work of the Salvation Army in the Durham area. read more...

Mon 3rd October 2016 Rotary Learner Programme

Business programme, similar to "The Apprentice", run in local schools. read more...

Thu 29th September 2016 Who will keep the lights on?

... Professor Gluyas of Durham University was the Speaker at this evening meeting. read more...

Thu 22nd September 2016 Fairtrade - Catherine Sygrove

"The Power is in Your Hands ..." read more...

Thu 15th September 2016 Committee Reports

A routine business meeting.

Thu 8th September 2016 Thai Culture - Rtn. Clive Beddoes

Clive is Past President of the Durham Bede Rotary Club, married to Tai - from Thailand ... read more...

Thu 1st September 2016 Not my Job Talk - Rtn. Derek Sowell

What surprises will Derek spring on us? read more...

Thu 25th August 2016 Parkinson's UK - Alistair Franks

... A talk on the work of this charity ... read more...

Thu 18th August 2016 Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

Sanctuary Sophia Stovall, a Development Officer at the Cathedral, visited the Club to tell us about Open Treasure - and other developments at Britain's favourite building ... read more...

Thu 11th August 2016 Cancer Research UK - Anne Robertson & Janet Leafe

... ... it can affect us all ... read more...

Thu 4th August 2016 A visit by the District Governor

DG Peter Chandler visited the Club. read more...

Thu 28th July 2016 ERASE - Sean Barry

Sean Barry represents the local Safeguarding Children Board ... read more...

Thu 21st July 2016 A talk by Past District Governor Jean Thompson

PDG Jean described to us the role of a Rotary Club in support of a District Governor read more...

Thu 14th July 2016 Committee Reports

A routine business meeting.

Thu 7th July 2016 Presidents' Handover

President Pauline now in the Chair ... Fari hands over the reins to President Pauline. read more...
future calendar district events local events