Completed meetings and events 2017-2018
Tue 26th June 2018 Presidential HandoverPresident Pat hands over to incoming president - Colin
Tue 19th June 2018 Nigel Humphries - A Life of Crime - Diary of a Criminal SolicitorNigel tells us of his career as a criminal solicitor
Tue 12th June 2018 Fellowship MeetingNo speaker so time for fellowship
Thu 7th June 2018 - Sunset MeetingDr Vanessa Loaiza - 'Memory in the Ageing Mind'. Vanessa has some fascinating stuff to tell us.
Tue 5th June 2018 Club AssemblyNews about the coming year
Tue 29th May 2018 - Scatter WeekNo meeting this week
Tue 22nd May 2018 Annual General MeetingFormal club business at the AGM
Tue 15th May 2018 James O'Dell - 'Crossing Borders - Alternative Money'A new look at money
Tue 8th May 2018 John Flack (MEP for the east of England)We hear from one of our MEPs
Tue 1st May 2018 John Powell/ Robert Macauley on their visit to IndiaWork continues to eradicate polio
Tue 24th April 2018 Army Recovery Centre - Crevasse HouseCaptain Simon Mander - preparing soldiers for leaving the Army
Tue 17th April 2018 Business MeetingClub business with time for fellowship
Tue 10th April 2018 Lunch at the MercuryInstitute closed so fellowship lunch at the Mercury
Thu 5th April 2018 - Sunset MeetingMonthly Sunset Meeting at the Officers' Club
Tue 3rd April 2018 - No meeting todayRace Night, Gt. Horkesley Village Hall so no meeting today.
Tue 27th March 2018 Fellowship MeetingNo speaker with a chance for fellowship
Tue 20th March 2018 Sandy Burnett - Mercy ShipsWe hear about the excellent work the Mercy Ships are doing in the Third World
Tue 13th March 2018 Freda Casagrande - Hi capFreda will outline the work of Hi cap in Nepal and describe the Nepal Hostel Project
Tue 6th March 2018 Peter Wilson & Phil Murray (Colchester Hospital)Details of the Colchester Hospital Cancer Campaign
Thu 1st March 2018 Sunset MeetingThis meeting is cancelled due to the weather
Tue 27th February 2018 Fellowship MeetingAn opportunity for fellowship with no speaker
Tue 20th February 2018 Alan Edwards on a new almshouseWe hear about a new Colchester almshouse from the architect
Tue 13th February 2018 JohnMiles (Guildford Rotary Eye Project)Eye surgery hospitals which provide free eye care to those in poverty in the developing world.
Tue 6th February 2018 Business MeetingIn the Balkerne Restaurant
Thu 1st February 2018 Sunset MeetingAt the Officers' Club, Colchester
Tue 30th January 2018 No Meeting5th Tuesday, so no meeting today
Tue 23rd January 2018 Simon Prestney - Age ConcernSimon will describe the work of Age Concern in Colchester
Tue 16th January 2018 Dr Vanessa Loaiza (Essex University)Pyschological research on age-related change
Tue 9th January 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership AwardPhil Grigg tells us about the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) programme.
Tue 2nd January 2018 Fellowship MeetingAn opportunity for fellowship after the break - at the Mercury restaurant.
Tue 26th December 2017 No meetingNo meeting today
Tue 12th December 2017 Christmas Lunch - In the BISTRO RestaurantAnnual Christmas lunch - partners welcome. Pre-booking essential
Tue 5th December 2017 District Governor's Visit - In the BISTRO RestaurantOfficial visit by DG Nick Sillitoe. Venue is the GROUND Floor Bistro Restaurant
Tue 28th November 2017 Special General Meeting - In the Bistro RestaurantAnnual SGM with agenda as in the Club Directory. Venue is GROUND floor Bistro restaurant
Thu 23rd November 2017 - Sat 25th November 2017 Tesco Bag PackingBag Packing at Tesco The Hythe, Colchester - we could do with some extra support so please contact us if you can help out - every little bit helps! read more...
Tue 21st November 2017 John Russell (Headmaster, Colchester Royal Grammar School)12.30 for 12.45 in the Balkerne Restaurant
Thu 16th November 2017 Wallasea Island VisitA guided tour of this RSPB site
Tue 14th November 2017 Mid and North Essex MindJenny McPherson will talk to us on the work of the charity
Tue 7th November 2017 Dr Isobel King - Mulanje Mission Hospital
Mon 6th November 2017 International Students' EveningThe annual welcome event for international students in the Grand Jury Room, Colchester Town Hall.
Thu 2nd November 2017 Sunset MeetingMonthly Sunset Meeting starting 5.45pm and completing 6.30pm
Wed 1st November 2017 Old Time Music Hall - 1st November - 7.00pm for 7.30pmat The Headgate Theatre, Colchester. 7.00 for 7.30pm read more...
Tue 24th October 2017 Lizzy Kingsford (Children’s Services Project)12.30 to 14.00 in the Balkerne Restaurant PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE A FRUGAL LUNCH read more...
Tue 17th October 2017 Business Meeting12.30 for 12.45 in the Balkerne Restaurant
Sat 14th October 2017 Grand Dinner Dance 14th October 201719.00 for 19.30 in the Moot Hall in aid of the worldwide campaign for the eradication of polio - End Polio Now. read more...
Tue 10th October 2017 Alice Charrington - Camino de Santiago12.30 for 12.45 in the Balkerne Restaurant
Tue 3rd October 2017 Alan Foster/Phil Lee (Visual Impairment Awareness)12.30 for 12.45 in The Balkerne Restaurant
Tue 26th September 2017 Jackie Froggatt - The Magistrates Association12.30 for 12.45 in The Balkerne Restaurant
Tue 19th September 2017 My Life - Rtn. Dennis Willets12.30 for 12.45 in The Balkerne Restaurant
Tue 12th September 2017 Fellowship Meeting at The Mercury Theatre12.30 for 12.45
Thu 7th September 2017 Sunset Meeting - Special Event - Thursday 7th September6.30pm meet at the Colchester War Memorial (By Castle) for a Town Tour from official tour guides Dick Barton and Ian McMeekan. The tour will last till 8pm and then we will head to Bills restaurant for a bite to eat for who ever wishes to stay.
Tue 5th September 2017 Fellowship Meeting at The Mercury Theatre12.30 for 12.45
Tue 29th August 2017 Historian Andrew Phillips12.30 for 12.45 in the downstairs restaurant
Tue 22nd August 2017 Mary-Ann Bartlett (Artsafari) – talk on Malawi12.30 for 12.45 in the downstairs restautant
Tue 15th August 2017 Business Meeting - Rotarians Only PleaseIn the downstairs restaurant
Tue 8th August 2017 NO LUNCH TODAY - GONE RACING!No lunch meeting today - join us at Chelmsford Races this evening BUT only if you have booked in advance via Rtn Roy Chapman
Thu 3rd August 2017 Sunset Meeting - Thursday 3rd AugustGuest Speaker - ‘Life behind the Lens’ - Sally Parkinson will give a fascinating talk on the art of photography.
Tue 1st August 2017 Jasmin Taylor - Telemark Skiing12.30 for 12.45 in The downstairs restaurant