Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Thu 11th June 2020 Weekly Meeting Club Annual Assembly

Rotarian responsible for speaker Jon Herd

Sat 6th June 2020 - Wed 10th June 2020 Rotary International Convention - Cancelled

This year being held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Thu 14th May 2020 Our Next Online Meeting with John Dunlop

John will be speaking to us on Thursday 14th May at 7pm about Aquabox. If you'd like to join us please send a message via the Contact Form in the Menu List, top left. read more...

Sun 10th May 2020 District Assembly - Cancelled -

This event has been cancelled as a face to face meeting but may go ahead as an online meeting.

Fri 1st May 2020 - Sun 3rd May 2020 Rotary EXPO - Cancelled

Held at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Sun 26th April 2020 District Foundation Seminar - Cancelled


Thu 23rd April 2020 Ian Geddes' travel tours

On 23rd April our intrepid explorer took us on a tour - We leave you to guess where! read more...

Thu 9th April 2020 Our Annual General Meeting - Members only

To set our budget and subscription for the next year and also appoint up to six ordinary members of next year’s club council.
Gerardene Douglas-Scott

Thu 12th March 2020 Gerardene Douglas-Scott - Visitors particularly welcome

Gerardene will be speaking to us on Thursday 12th March. Visitors are especially welcome. read more...

Wed 11th March 2020 District Council Meeting at Glynhill Hotel, Paisley Road, Renfrew


Sun 8th March 2020 Regional Final of the Young Musician competition

National Competition with the two winners of this round going on to the National Final read more...

Sat 7th March 2020 Regional Finals Young Chef and Youth Speaks the Debate

Date for Regional Finals - All Scotland

Thu 5th March 2020 Joy Rivett on Mt. Kilimanjaro - Visitors welcome

Joy spoke to us on 5 March.

Sun 1st March 2020 Young Musician District Final

At Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Renfrew St., Glasgow

Thu 27th February 2020 Bryce Weir - The Culbin Sands and Findhorn Disaster

In 1694, one of the greatest sandstorms in British history buried the village of Culbin on the Moray Firth. Bryce Weir will be speaking to us about this disaster on 27 February.

Sun 23rd February 2020 2020-2021District Officers Assembly


Thu 20th February 2020 Dr. Joan Mowat - the impact of poverty on children

Dr. Mowat will be talking to us on Thursday 20th February about the impact of poverty on children’s attainment and well being - Visitors are especially welcome. read more...

Thu 13th February 2020 A night with Robert Burns - Visitors welcome

A three-course meal with coffee for £20. Programme:
George Miller, Grace; Bill McGregor, 1787 Burns letter; David Johnstone 'aye free, aff-haun, your story tell ..'; Willie Stewart songs; Robert Burns themed quiz

Thu 6th February 2020 The Reverend Alastair Symington, Chaplain to H.M. The Queen.

The Rev. Alastair will be speaking to us on Thursday 6th February. Visitors especially welcome. Club Council will follow this meeting.
Gargieston Primary School Winners 2020

Tue 4th February 2020 Primary Schools Quiz 2020

Report of our Annual Quiz

Thu 30th January 2020 Jim McCulloch - Personal Hygiene in Medieval Times

"To scratch or not to scratch; that is the question"! Member Jim McCulloch will be speaking to us on Thursday 30th January 2020
Frank Beattie

Thu 23rd January 2020 Weekly Meeting with Frank Beattie - Visitors very welcome

Frank will be talking to us on Thursday 23rd January
Jim Stewart, Talking Newspapers, Hamilton

Thu 16th January 2020 Jim Stewart on Talking Newspapers - Visitors especially welcome

Jim will be talking to us on Thursday 16th January read more...

Thu 9th January 2020 Tom McKellar 'Over to You' on 9 January - Visitors welcome

There is a Club Council following this meeting.

Thu 2nd January 2020 NO Weekly Meeting on Thursday 2nd January - New Year's Break

We wish all our members and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. read more...

Thu 26th December 2019 NO Weekly Meeting tonight - Christmas Break

We wish all our members and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

Thu 19th December 2019 Lieutenant Emma Heal, Kilmarnock Salvation Army - Christmas Message on 19 December - Visitors welcome


Thu 12th December 2019 Club Special General Meeting - 12 December

No speaker this evening

Thu 5th December 2019 Duncan Paterson - Life’s Experiences - Visitors welcome

Duncan will be speaking about his life’s experiences on Thursday 5th December.
The Mayflower

Thu 28th November 2019 Mayflower 400

George English will talk to us about the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower on Thursday 28th November. read more...
Jack with President David and Margaret Clark

Thu 21st November 2019 Weekly Meeting with Jack McPhail - Visitors welcome

Rotarian responsible for speaker Margaret Clark

Tue 19th November 2019 Young Musician Event

This is the anticipated date for our event - early Notice

Thu 14th November 2019 A Day in the Life of a Returning Officer - Fiona Lees

Fiona, Chief Executive of East Ayrshire Council, will be speaking to us on Thursday 14th November. She has been involved in elections for nearly 30 years and been a Returning Officer since 2004. read more...

Wed 13th November 2019 District Council Meeting at Glynhill Hotel, Paisley Road, Renfrew


Thu 7th November 2019 "From the Palace to Hampden, a career of two halves!" Bruce Gilmour

Bruce will be speaking to us on Thursday 7th November. Visitors very welcome.
There is a Club Council following this meeting.

Thu 31st October 2019 Young Achievers Dinner with the man behind Kilmarnock F.C.'s revival, Billy Bowie

Billy Bowie will be speaking to us on Thursday 31st October - Visitors especially welcome
Iain Christie at the Scottish Parliament.

Thu 24th October 2019 Weekly Meeting on World Polio Day - Speaker Iain Christie

Iain will be speaking to us on World Polio Day, Thursday 24th October - visitors especially welcome. read more...

Thu 17th October 2019 James McKee on iDEA - Visitors especially welcome

James will be speaking to us on Thursday 17th. read more...
Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

Sat 12th October 2019 - Sun 13th October 2019 Rotary District 1230 Conference

This year the Conference is at the Golden Jubilee Hotel, Clydebank
Victoria McDowall with 2018-9 President Ian Geddes and Robin Magee

Thu 10th October 2019 Victoria McDowall about her trip to Finland with the Girl Guides

Victoria will be talking to us on Thursday 10th October. Visitors are especially welcome
Scott Cuthbertson

Thu 3rd October 2019 An evening with Scott Cuthbertson - Visitors Welcome

Scott will be entertaining us on Thursday 3rd October read more...

Thu 26th September 2019 George English 'Real Ale, CAMRA & the Ayrshire Festival' - Visitors welcome

George will be talking to us on 26th September about real ale, CAMRA and the upcoming Ayrshire Real Ale Festival on 3-5 October in Troon. Come and join us there on Friday 4 October. read more...

Fri 20th September 2019 Culinary Ability Awards Dinner

'Black Tie Dinner in the Grand Banqueting Hall of Glasgow City Chambers on Friday 20th September 2019 at 6.30pm read more...

Thu 19th September 2019 Ian Geddes in Singapore..... - Visitors very welcome

Our favourite traveller will be enlightening us on Thursday 19th September read more...

Thu 12th September 2019 No Meeting this Thursday we are having a Scatter Week

Visiting other clubs
Bill McGregor

Thu 5th September 2019 ‘Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be’ with Bill McGregor. Visitors especially welcome.

Bill will be speaking to us on Thursday 5th September.
Club Council meets following this meeting

Thu 29th August 2019 NO Weekly Meeting at the Park Hotel ,

We're visiting Dean Castle to hear all about the Castle Restoration Project on Thursday 29th August

Thu 29th August 2019 Dean Castle, Past, Present and Future

We're visiting Dean Castle tonight, Thursday 29th August - visitors welcome. read more...

Thu 22nd August 2019 SGM and discussion on the Membership committee's proposals.

Thursday 22nd August 2019

District Governor Jimmy Johnston

Thu 15th August 2019 Visit of our new District Governor - Visitors welcome

D.G. Jimmy Johnston spoke to us on Thursday 15th August read more...

Wed 14th August 2019 District Council Meeting at Glynhill Hotel, Paisley Road, Renfrew

Robin Magee

Thu 8th August 2019 Robin Magee - An update on our effort to eradicate Polio from the world.

Robin was speaking to us on Thursday 8th August. read more...

Thu 1st August 2019 Weekly Meeting with Mark Hargreaves - Visitors welcome

Mark will be talking to us on Thursday 1st August. There is a Club Council following this meeting. read more...

Thu 25th July 2019 Weekly Meeting - Iain Shaw 'How to get on'

Iain Shaw explained about how to get on the website, changing passwords and user names on Thursday 25th July along with some of the benefits of our FaceBook page and Twitter feed.

Thu 18th July 2019 NO Weekly Meeting this Thursday 18/7/19

Hotel alterations in course

Thu 11th July 2019 NO Meeting this Thursday 11th July - Summer Break


Thu 4th July 2019 No meeting this Thursday 4th July - Summer Break

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