Completed meetings and events 2020-2021

Wed 14th April 2021 Kirsty Coxon from Rainbows

Kirsty will tell us how Rainbows is operating through the Lockdown........................VoT Malcolm Darroch

Wed 7th April 2021 No Meeting after Bank Holiday

No Meeting

Tue 6th April 2021 Council Meeting

Wed 31st March 2021 Mike Spencer on Attenborough Nature Reserve

Mike will give us an update on progress at the Reserve...............VoT David Itzhak

Wed 24th March 2021 Liv Sulley will talk to us about life at university

Liv was one of our first RYLA candidates. She talks about her experiences since then.............................VoT Alan Gardner

Wed 17th March 2021 Business Meeting

Wed 10th March 2021 John Ashton - Keeping the Scout Group open

John Ashton will talk to us about how the local Scout Group kept going during the pandemic..........................VoT Mohan Khera

Wed 3rd March 2021 Doctor Bob Wardand on "What Doctors Think"

Doctor Bob will enlighten us about the thinking processes behind their medical decisions.......................VoT John Foxon

Tue 2nd March 2021 Council Meeting

Wed 24th February 2021 Living and working on Eire

Marie Jenkins will talk about her experiences on the Emerald Isle..........VoT Andy Taylor

Wed 17th February 2021 Business Meeting

Wed 10th February 2021 Eileen Morley talks on "Questions she would like Answers to"

During her recuperation Eileen came across some questions she would like answered..............VoT: John Clifford

Wed 3rd February 2021 Talk by the "Hearing Ambassadors"

Andrew and Gillian Campbell will talk about the difficulties of Deafness......................VoT Eileen Morley

Tue 2nd February 2021 Council Meeting

Wed 27th January 2021 Local Connections to the Gunpowder Plot

William Ruff will talk about local involvement with the Plot...........VoT John Tordoff

Wed 20th January 2021 Fundraising

A discussion about how we continue to fundraise in the future

Wed 13th January 2021 Business Meeting

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Wed 6th January 2021 Peter Hammond will give us one of his talks

This time Peter will tell us about "Lotions, Potions and Cure-alls"....................VoT Derek Savidge

Tue 5th January 2021 Council Meeting

Wed 16th December 2020 Christmas Party

It's our Christmas Party with loads of fun and games

Wed 9th December 2020 Business Meeting

Wed 2nd December 2020 John Elford Box will talk to us about his 70+ years living with Polio

John will tell us how he has coped with this crippling disease................VoT: John Dornan

Tue 1st December 2020 Council Meeting

Wed 25th November 2020 Professor Mike Doherty will tell us "The truth about Gout"

Mike Doherty will tell us about the symptons and treatment of this crippling ailment".............VoT: David Jackson

Wed 18th November 2020 Stuart and Barbara Marriot will update us about the Rwanyana Trust in Africa

The Marriots work with the Villagers of Rwanyana which we support.........VoT Paul McGuire

Wed 11th November 2020 Business Meeting

Wed 4th November 2020 Our Virtual Charter

Our Charter this year is via Zoom and our Keynote speaker will be Alexa Wigfield of "When you wish upon a Star" Charity

Tue 3rd November 2020 Council Meeting

Wed 28th October 2020 How to make a "Tornado"

Graham Hayes will tell the story of "Tornado" from concept to fruition...............VoT David Pedlar

Wed 21st October 2020 Talk by Dr Vikram Desai - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Desai will talk about his work at Kingsmill Hospital........................VoT Marie Jenkins

Wed 14th October 2020 Business Meeting

Wed 7th October 2020 Peter Boyd - The Meaning of Life

Peter will talk about his life and times............................VoT Angie Perkins

Tue 6th October 2020 Council Meeting

Wed 30th September 2020 The Doctor and the Samurai Sword

Dr John Dornan will tell us about his epic exploits with a Samurai Sword .......... VoT: Richard Cook

Wed 23rd September 2020 David Itzhak - Black Lives Matter in a biblical context

David will tell us how the current BLM events are linked to biblical times ............. VoT Bryan Preston

Mon 21st September 2020 Visit by DG Jill Bethell

This will be a joint meeting with Beeston RC at Beeston Fields Golf Club

Wed 16th September 2020 Our Speaker will be Rosemary Brierley

She has written two quite different books: 'A Bletchley Park Wren Overseas' and 'The House of Help: A place to give birth, and then to forget'.------------------VoT: John Woodhouse

Wed 9th September 2020 Mercy Ships

An update on the work of Mercy Ships with Speaker Peter Montgomery ----------------------------------------VoT Paul Maguire

Fri 4th September 2020 - Charity Golf Day

Our 2020 Golf Day which took place despite Coronavirus read more...

Wed 2nd September 2020 No Meeting after Bank Holiday

No Meeting

Wed 26th August 2020 August Out - We are on Scatter duty

Wed 19th August 2020 August Out - We are on Scatter duty

Wed 12th August 2020 August Out - Trip To Burrows Gardens

The gardens have something for everybody, whether you are a knowledgeable plants person, a gardener or just someone who loves the beauty, peace and tranquility of lovely gardens, set in 5 acres of beautiful Derbyshire countryside

Wed 5th August 2020 August Out - We are on Scatter duty

Tue 4th August 2020 - Tue 7th July 2020 Council Meeting

Wed 29th July 2020 Professor Alexander Trautrims will speak about Modern Slavery in Contemporary Society

Wed 22nd July 2020 Malcolm Darroch on "In Flagrente Collecto" (that's Stamps to you and me)

VoT: Mike Lucas

Wed 15th July 2020 Business Meeting

Business Meeting Grace : Graham Hayes

Wed 8th July 2020 Ted Cantle will talk about the renovations to Nottingham Castle

Grace: Hayri Kaya VoT: Laurie Whyte AV: Graham Hayes

Tue 7th July 2020 Council Meeting

Wed 1st July 2020 Handover Meeting Grace: John Tordoff AV: Malcolm Leivers

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