Completed meetings and events 2023-2024

A computer graphic of young children holding hands and dancing in a circle

Thu 23rd May 2024 Katharine Loveday: Kids Inspire

(At the Ivy Hill Hotel.) The charity tells us what they have been doing since they last spoke to us in April 2022.
Ukrainian flag

Thu 16th May 2024 Heather Rogers: Ukrainian Concert

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) This was a talk about the concert, not the concert itself. read more...
The words "Quiz Time" on a scribbled rainbow-coloured background

Fri 10th May 2024 Quiz for Farleigh Hospice

A quiz held at Writtle Sports and Social Club. read more...
A woman and a man standing in a cafe

Thu 9th May 2024 Visit to Sanctus

We visit Sanctus to support them and have lunch. read more...
Revised Club logo

Thu 2nd May 2024 Annual General Meeting

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) We hear reports on the Club's activities during the current Rotary year read more...
A woman's body lying by a kerb

Thu 25th April 2024 Rtn Graham Furnival: Murder it ain't!

(At the Ivy Hill Hotel.) Another fascinating talk from our retired police detective. read more...
People getting ready for a jumble sale.

Sat 20th April 2024 Jumble Sale at Danbury Village Hall

Our regular Spring event.
Computer graphic of a nurse wearing a black uniform.

Thu 18th April 2024 Sarah Baron: St John Ambulance

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) We learn more about this well-known charity. read more...
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Thu 11th April 2024 Fellowship meeting

This meeting will be held at the Great Baddow Millennium Community Centre. read more...
Revised Club logo

Thu 4th April 2024 Business meeting

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) Our usual monthly business meeting read more...
A smiling middle-aged couple

Thu 28th March 2024 Mary Wild: Helen Rollason Charity

(At the Ivy Hill Hotel.) A local charity supporting those with cancer. read more...
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Thu 21st March 2024 Rtn Anne Moriaty: International Assembly and the path to becoming a DG

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) Our member Anne Moriaty will be our District Governor in 2024-25 read more...
Two people in standing in a cafe

Thu 14th March 2024 Visit to Sanctus

We visit Sanctus to support them and have lunch
Revised Club logo

Thu 7th March 2024 Business meeting

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) Our usual monthly meeting read more...
A chicken and salad tortilla wrap

Thu 29th February 2024 Rtn Steve Lester: That's a Wrap

This meeting was held at Little Channels. read more...
A bronze statue of Justice

Thu 22nd February 2024 Sarina Hayes: Litigation at Backhouse

(At the Ivy Hill Hotel.) Backhouse Solicitors are our corporate member. read more...
(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) A man looking through prison bars

Thu 15th February 2024 Rtns Angela & Geoff Dickman: How long is a life sentence?

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) A good question! read more...
Knitting needles and wool in a basket

Thu 8th February 2024 Cafe Knitters

We visit Cafe Knitters at the Maldon Methodist Church read more...
Revised Club logo

Thu 1st February 2024 Business meeting

(At the Chelmsford Rugby Club.) Our usual monthly business meeting read more...
A view along railway lines to the Auschwitz concentration camp

Thu 25th January 2024 Rtn David Axon: The search for Heinrich Himmler

(At the Ivy Hill Hotel.) An insight into the history of the Second World War. read more...
Earthrise over the moon.

Thu 18th January 2024 Rtn Keith Dabbs: Something different

Keith's choices for Desert Island Discs. read more...
Young Musician logo

Fri 12th January 2024 Rotary Young Musician - Chelmsford heat

The Chelmsford heat of the Rotary Young Musician competition 2023-24 was held at St Cedd's School. read more...
An upward-pointing arrow bearing the number 2024

Thu 11th January 2024 New Year's Message

Farming today in the UK. read more...
Protecting the value

Thu 4th January 2024 Rtn Keith Otter: Choosing an insurance broker

What happened when Keith's firm set about choosing an insurance broker for a very specific purpose. read more...
A smiling man handing over a cheque

Thu 21st December 2023 Visit to Sanctus

We visit Sanctus to deliver Christmas presents to their clients. read more...
Rotary Christmas wreath

Thu 14th December 2023 Christmas party

This was held at the Ivy Hill Hotel read more...
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Thu 7th December 2023 Business meeting and Special AGM

We elect our officers for the forthcoming Rotary year read more...
Father Christmas and presents superimposed on a large church.

Sat 2nd December 2023 Santa's Grotto

We run the Santa's Grotto at Chelmsford Cathedral's Christmas Fair.
A dog raising a paw.

Thu 30th November 2023 Ali Charnock and Louise Thompson: Medical Detection Dogs

We learn more about them.
This meeting was held at Little Channels. read more...
Lungs with a shadow on them.

Thu 23rd November 2023 Angela Terry: EGFR+ UK

Angela gives us an update. read more...
A group of people getting ready for a jumble sale

Sat 18th November 2023 Jumble sale at Danbury Village Hall

Our regular Autumn event
Our first visit to Sanctus

Thu 16th November 2023 Visit to Sanctus

We go to Sanctus to chat to their homeless clients and then have lunch there ourselves.
The word Quiz on a rainbow-coloured background.

Sat 11th November 2023 Quiz for the Wilderness Foundation

We host a quiz at the Young Farmers Hall, Whitbreads Farm Lane, Chatham Green Chelmsford CM3 3FE to raise funds for the charity. read more...
Computer image of red roses.

Thu 9th November 2023 Debbie de Boltz: Farleigh Hospice

Our local hospice read more...
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Thu 2nd November 2023 Business meeting

Our usual monthly meeting read more...
Cartoon scouts

Thu 26th October 2023 Rob Pickess and Amir Ahmed: World Scout Jamboree 2023

Report on the jamboree held in Korea in August read more...

Thu 19th October 2023 Scatter week

Individual members will visit other Clubs this week.
Farm buildings

Thu 12th October 2023 Rtn Graham Furnival: The Barn Murder

Another case from our retired Chief Superintendent read more...
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Thu 5th October 2023 Business meeting

Our usual business meeting read more...
Not used to catch oysters!

Thu 28th September 2023 Chris Hadfield: Maldon Oysters

A local delicacy read more...
Our first visit to Sanctus

Thu 21st September 2023 Visit to Sanctus

We to Sanctus to help them serve meals to their homeless clients and then have lunch there ourseles. read more...
A computer graphic of a nurse clutching a red clipboard.

Thu 14th September 2023 Julie Taylor: Bleed packs

Julie tells us what they are and why they are needed read more...
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Thu 7th September 2023 Business meeting

Our usual monthly meeting
Drawing of an eye.

Thu 31st August 2023 Rtn John Miles: Global Sight Solutions

Rtn John Miles returns to give us an update on the charity Global Sight Solutions, originally known as the Guildford Rotary Sight Project. This meeting will be held at the Ivy Hill Hotel.
Police accident sign

Thu 24th August 2023 Rtn David Axon: Response to a tragic and horrific motorway accident

David tells us about his experience
Wild flowers

Thu 17th August 2023 Summer garden party

In warm and sunny weather read more...
District 1240 logo

Thu 10th August 2023 DG David Willis

A visit from our District Governor
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Thu 3rd August 2023 Business meeting

Our usual monthly meeting read more...
A dog with its paw raised, on a yellow background

Thu 27th July 2023 Sarah Scannell: Medical Detection Dogs

We hear about these highly skilled canines read more...
Our first visit to Sanctus

Thu 20th July 2023 Visit to Sanctus

We to Sanctus to help them serve meals to their homeless clients and then have lunch there ourseles. read more...
Rotary theme logo for 2023-24

Thu 13th July 2023 2023-24 programme

We discuss our programme for this Rotary year read more...
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Thu 6th July 2023 Handover meeting

The members of the 2022-23 Club Council hand over to their successors read more...
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