Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Fri 24th April 2020 No Rotary Lunch Meeting

We would have met as usual for lunch but for the Coronovirus lockdown. Hopefully the guest speaker that Peter had booked, Anthony Atkinson, will be able to talk on the subject of T. Dan Smith. at a later date.

Fri 17th April 2020 Rotary Lunch Meeting

If we are able to meet we have a talk by John Adams who is a powerful advocate for the “Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel”. There will be a Council Meeting after lunch.



Fri 10th April 2020 NO Rotary Lunch Meeting

We are not meeting today, which is Good Friday - a national Bank Holiday.

Fri 3rd April 2020 NO Rotary Lunch Meeting

Weekly lunch meetings have been suspended until further notice due to the Government's advice to avoid non-essential contact with other people to curb the spread of Coronavirus

Fri 27th March 2020 NO Rotary Lunch Meeting

Weekly lunch meetings have been suspended until further notice due to the Government's advice to avoid non-essential contact with other people to curb the spread of Coronavirus

Fri 20th March 2020 NO Rotary Lunch Meeting

Weekly lunch meetings have been suspended until further notice due to the Government's advice to avoid non-essential contact with other people to curb the spread of Coronavirus

Fri 13th March 2020 Rotary Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which there will be an open Business Meeting

Fri 6th March 2020 Rotary Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which Peter Firth will give a "Banner Talk" on West Derby

Fri 28th February 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

Our after lunch speaker today will be Stephen Bell, who will entertain us with a talk entitled "Swings and Roundabouts"

Fri 21st February 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

During and after lunch we will be discussing Club Projects business and Club Council will meet in the lounge after 2pm

Fri 14th February 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We will meet for lunch after which Ian Campbell, who is the Chairman of the Newcastle Beekeepers Association, will speak to us. Please note that this is a change to the previously published programme. read more...

Fri 7th February 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We will meet for lunch, after which Len Burns will introduce a video of RI President Elect Holger Knaack's address to the RI International Assembly on his theme, “Rotary Opens Opportunities”. (This is a change from the previously published programme)

Fri 31st January 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

After lunch John Gillespie will give a talk on Helensburgh

Fri 24th January 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We will meet for lunch as usual. After lunch, Peter Tracey will talk about events which happened "On this Day" in the past.

Fri 17th January 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We will meet for lunch as usual. During and after lunch we will be discussing Club Projects business and Club Council will meet in the lounge after 2pm

Fri 10th January 2020 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We will meet for the first lunch meeting of the new year. After the meal Peter Masterman will speak on the subject "Remember Flying!"

Fri 20th December 2019 Rotary Christmas Lunch

This being the last Friday before Christmas, we will be holding our special Christmas Lunch, with the usual packed programme. This will be the last lunch meeting of the year. there are no meetings on 27th December or 3rd January. read more...

Fri 13th December 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. After lunch we will have a short talk by Stan Eshuis, about his experience as a Rotary Exchange Student in SP State in Brasil.

Fri 6th December 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, during which we will be dealing with any outstanding Projects business. Len Burns will bring some Rotary Promotional films..

Fri 29th November 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which the Club will hold its Special General Meeting

Fri 22nd November 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which Jo Robertson will give a talk entitled "The Art of Watercolour".

Fri 15th November 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. After lunch we have a speaker from the Northumberland Spirit Company, the makers of Alnwick Gin and other beverages. He may even bring some samples!

Fri 8th November 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch, after which Harold Robson will talk about red herrings and white elephants. He will encourage some audience participation..

Fri 1st November 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. After lunch Len will show a video of Saltburn Rotary Club and give a summary of what our Membership & Research Group have discussed so far. Open discussion with members.

Fri 25th October 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which Len Burns will speak to us about Polio Plus.

Fri 18th October 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. After lunch, Ethan McQueen, who is the young man we sent on the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) week in August will talk to us about his RYLA experience and a recent Youth Sail Training Award expedition

Fri 11th October 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. This will be followed by a talk by our member Dr Amin Shah who will tell us something about himself.

Fri 4th October 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. After lunch, Past President Jo Robertson will entertain us with a talk.

Fri 27th September 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. This will be followed by a talk by Past President, Stephen Bell.His subject will be Ford, Edison and Firestone

Fri 20th September 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. This will be followed by our monthly Projects Meeting, when we will discuss ways in which we may fulfil the objects of Rotary.

Fri 13th September 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which Paula Gascoigne will speak about the charity, Smile for Life, which is President Suren's chosen charity of the year.

Fri 6th September 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. Our speaker after lunch will be Erin Fairley of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Fri 30th August 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. This will be followed by a time of fellowship.

Fri 23rd August 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which we shall have a time of fellowship. Assistant District Governor, Denise Cartwright will be visiting us.

Fri 16th August 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which we shall have our monthly Projects Meeting, discussing ways in which we may achieve our objective of service in the community.

Fri 9th August 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which Geoff Brindle will speak on a subject of his choice

Fri 2nd August 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch after which we shall have a time of fellowship

Fri 26th July 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We will be meeting as usual for lunch at 12.45pm. After lunch our guest speaker is Sally Bennett who will be talking to us about St Mary's Island Seal Watch. All guests are welcome read more...

Fri 19th July 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

Immediately after lunch, we will discuss new and ongoing service projects and thsi discussion will be followed by Club Council

Fri 12th July 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

We meet as usual for lunch. The programme after lunch will be announced later

Fri 5th July 2019 Rotary Club Lunch Meeting

This being the first meeting in the new Rotary Year, outgoing President Bill will hand over the reins to incoming President Suren.
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