Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Mon 27th June 2016 lunch Beaumont - Host Richard Nelson, Speaker Richard Nelson: Scotland, Soccer and The Somme "“ the Story of MacRae's Battalion

Note: change from earlier intention to hold this event as an evening meeting

Mon 20th June 2016 Lunch - Host Roy Dallison, Speaker Colin Tapping: the Hexham Courant

Mon 13th June 2016 Lunch - Speaker Phil Anderton: The Devil"™s Band

Sun 12th June 2016 President's at Home

Mon 6th June 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting

Tue 31st May 2016 Council

Mon 23rd May 2016 evening - Host Shelagh Carter, Speaker Prof John McCabe: The Secret life of Brandon Smythe

at the Beaumont Hotel in the Ballroom; wives, partners and prospective new members are welcome

Mon 16th May 2016 Lunch - Host Norman Wicks, Speaker Norman Wicks "Antiques"

Mon 9th May 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting

Tue 26th April 2016 Council

Mon 25th April 2016 evening at Beaumont Hotel - Host Paul Wharrier, Speaker Roger Clegg : Hadrian's wall country

Partners welcome, please let Martin know of additional attendees. cost is £13.50 for 2 courses and coffee

Mon 18th April 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting

Fri 15th April 2016 Race Night

Hexham Golf Club, starts around 19:00 with 1st race at 19:20; a joint venture with other local Rotary clubs.

Mon 11th April 2016 Lunch - Host Derek Lishman, Speaker Caroline Robertson: Rainbow Trust

Mon 4th April 2016 Lunch - Club AGM

Tue 29th March 2016 Council

Mon 21st March 2016 Lunch - Host Sandy Rutherford, Speaker Rob Strettle: Hexham Business Improvement District

Fri 18th March 2016 Forum Cinema - Film - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

19:00 for 19:30. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid A fund-raising event, organised by the Rotary Club of Hexham, with all proceeds for local youth charities read more...

Mon 14th March 2016 Lunch - Host Gilbert Rourke, Speaker Terry Newton : Uhuru Ministries - street boys of Kenya

Fri 11th March 2016 Tynedale Tall Tales Competition - Press Release

Nine very tall tales will be told by tale tellers from across the North East and Cumbria to a sold out audience of 120 people at a Tall Tales evening in the Great Hall of Hexham Abbey this coming Friday, March 11th. read more...

Fri 11th March 2016 Tynedale Tall Tales Competition - Winners

Winners of the Tynedale Tall Tales Competition on 11 March 2016 were: read more...

Mon 7th March 2016 Lunch - Presentation of Young Employee Awards, Beaumont Hotel

Mon 29th February 2016 Host Nick Rossiter , Speaker Nick Rossiter : Family History through DNA: Help or Hindrance

Sat 27th February 2016 President's Night at the Great Hall, Hexham Abbey

19:00 for 19:30; 4 course dinner and musical entertainment from Michelle B; cost £32.50 per person, guests welcome, black tie; please contact Richard Nelson if you wish to attend

Tue 23rd February 2016 Council

Mon 22nd February 2016 lunch - Host Alex Kerr, Speaker Nigel Barlow, Northumbria Blood Bikes

Mon 15th February 2016 Lunch - Host Hedley Novis, District Quiz, Hexham vs Jarrow

Mon 8th February 2016 Lunch - Host Peter Jewitt, Speaker Kathleen Todd: Practical Compassion for Destitute Children

Mon 1st February 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting

Tue 26th January 2016 Council

Mon 25th January 2016 Evening - host Brian Bell: Burns Night Extravaganza, Beaumont Hotel, 19:00 for 19:30, partners welcome

Mon 18th January 2016 Lunch - Host Terry Robson, Speaker Chris Milner: Hextol Foundation

Mon 11th January 2016 Lunch - Host Roger Abraham, Speaker Jamie Yeowart, Jubilee Sailing Trust

Mon 4th January 2016 Lunch - Business Meeting: induction of 4 new members

Mon 21st December 2015 Xmas Lunch

Mon 14th December 2015 Lunch - Host Eric Blackburn, Speaker: Stan Beckensall 'My Latest Book'

Mon 7th December 2015 Lunch - Business - Special General Meeting

Mon 30th November 2015 evening - Host: Peter Trevelyan, Speaker: Vicki Dillon; Bunters and Athenas Mediterranean Restaurant 19:00 for 19:30, partners welcome

Tue 24th November 2015 Council, at President's home

Mon 23rd November 2015 Lunch - Host George Robinson, Speaker Jonathon Ewen: The Shelter Box Scheme

Mon 16th November 2015 Lunch - Host Roger Milton, Speaker Edith Curry: Dinner for one

Mon 9th November 2015 Lunch - Host Peter Wood, Speaker Mari Hannah

Mon 2nd November 2015 Lunch - Business Meeting

Tue 27th October 2015 Council

Mon 26th October 2015 Evening - Beaumont Hotel, Host John Robinson, Speaker John Johnson, Gateshead Millennium Bridge: Concept to Construction

19:00 for 19:30; partners welcome, evening for prospective members

Mon 19th October 2015 Lunch - Host Bob Hull, Speaker David Clegg: The Hexham Neighbourhood Plan

Mon 12th October 2015 Lunch - Host Peter Gill, Speaker Peter Gill: Memory

Mon 5th October 2015 Lunch - Business Meeting

Fri 2nd October 2015 International Film Night

Suggestions are welcome!

Tue 29th September 2015 Council

Mon 28th September 2015 Evening - Ten-pin bowling at Wentworth 18:00; Meal Vercelli 19:30

Come for both events or just for the bowling or the meal

Mon 21st September 2015 Lunch - Host Michael Saxon, Speaker Natercia Correia: My Time in Brazil

Mon 14th September 2015 Lunch - Host George Proud, Speaker Eric Lewis:Tea boy to tea boy

Mon 7th September 2015 Lunch - Business Meeting

Tue 25th August 2015 Council Meeting at Bob Hull's

Mon 24th August 2015 Evening at Beaumont - Host Richard Nelson, Speaker Ian McArdle: Victoria Tunnel

Mon 17th August 2015 Lunch - Host Peter Oliver, Speaker Lesley Silvera from Groundwork

Mon 10th August 2015 Lunch - Host Brian Massey, Speaker Christine Giles "The Culture of Oman"

Mon 3rd August 2015 Business Meeting

Induction of Roy Dallison

Tue 28th July 2015 Club Council

Beaumont Hotel

Mon 27th July 2015 Terry Long, District Governor

Rotary in NE England

Mon 20th July 2015 Norman Wicks


Mon 13th July 2015 host George Aitchison, speaker Amber Proctor,

Youth and Community Worker, Hexham Youth Initiative, "My time in Thailand"

Mon 6th July 2015 President's Hand-over: Roger Abraham to Stephen Middleton

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