Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Thu 28th June 2018 Club Meeting - President Handover

President Michael Holehouse hands over the reins to Gareth Vest.

Thu 21st June 2018 Club Assembly

The President elect gives details of his teams plans and aspirations for 2018-19

Thu 14th June 2018 Business Meeting + Donkey Derby de-briefing

A review of the 2018 Donkey Derby and suggestions for the 2019 team

Thu 7th June 2018 Speaker - John Harrison - Travels Abroad


Thu 31st May 2018 Partners' Evening

Partners' Evening - details to be advised

Thu 24th May 2018 Donkey Derby Briefing - Rtn Brian Kay

Thu 17th May 2018 Speaker - Rotary Scholar

A visiting Rotary Scholar will be talking to us about their experiences in the UK and their career aspirations. read more...

Thu 10th May 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 3rd May 2018 Annual General Meeting

Thu 26th April 2018 Speaker - Tim Wright - Green Corridor

Green Corridor's mission is to improve access for disadvantaged 14-25 year olds to sustained employment, education and training through practical environmental land based learning.

Thu 19th April 2018 Speaker - Keith Miller - Raising the Costa Concordia


Thu 12th April 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 5th April 2018 Club Meeting - no scheduled speaker

Thu 29th March 2018 Partners' Evening + Speaker Gordon Rogers - Winston Churchill's Toy Shop


Thu 22nd March 2018 OK Our Kids - Speakers Tony Churchill & Lynn Bartley


Thu 15th March 2018 Speaker - - Porridge & Rice

A hungry child can't concentrate in class.

Thu 8th March 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 1st March 2018 No Club Meeting - Scatter Week

Thu 22nd February 2018 Club Meeting - RCC Discussion

An explanation of the Rotary Club Central website from Rtn Ken Smith

Thu 15th February 2018 Speaker - Rtn Prof David Brodie - Beggar on a Bicycle

Thu 8th February 2018 Business Meeting + DG visit

Thu 1st February 2018 Speaker - Jane Corry - Norden Farm Arts Centre

Jane is the Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Norden Farm Centre for the Arts a theatre venue in Maidenhead with live events, gallery, restaurant and cafe bar.

Thu 25th January 2018 Speaker - Barry Kellett - Art and Astronomy

Barry explains how astronomical objects that often appear in paintings or other historical accounts can be used, by astronomers, to gain a deeper insight into the artists' mind or location.

Thu 18th January 2018 Speaker - Heather Palmer - Africa Vision Malawi

Thu 11th January 2018 Business Meeting + PhysioNet Update - David Kaye

PhysioNet collects equipment for the disabled in developing countries. read more...

Thu 4th January 2018 Ray - A Time for Reflection

Following the untimely death of Rotarian Ray Dance the scheduled speaker has been postponed and we will get together for a meeting of reflection and tributes.

Thu 28th December 2017 No Club Meeting

Thu 21st December 2017 Club Christmas Dinner

Club Christmas Dinner at Burnham Beeches Golf Club

Thu 14th December 2017 Business Meeting

Thu 7th December 2017 Burnham Xmas Fayre - No Club Meeting

Thu 30th November 2017 Speaker - The Association of Dunkirk Little Ships - Jane Percival

A partners' and guest evening at Huntswood Golf Club with speaker Jane Percival read more...

Thu 23rd November 2017 Speaker - Dr Andy Gillespie - Burnham Grammar School

Dr Gillespie, Head of Burnham Grammar School, will bring members up to date with the success story of the School, which currently is over-subscribed. read more...

Thu 16th November 2017 Speaker - 16th November 2017 - Rtn Colin Gash talks on WW1

Rtn Colin Gash gives an account of the WW1 activities in 1917. read more...

Thu 9th November 2017 Business Meeting & Special General Meeting

Sat 4th November 2017 Burnham Beeches 5K & 10K Run

The Annual Burnham Beeches Run to raise funds for Local and Rotary charities read more...

Thu 2nd November 2017 Burnham Beeches Run - Briefing by Rtn Keith Greenough

Rtn Keith Greenough briefs members on their duties and responsibilities at the Run on Saturday 4th November

Thu 26th October 2017 Speaker - Cycling to the seaside - Rtn Rainer Struck

Rtn Rainer Struck with tales of his 1000 mile ride to Marseille to raise funds for Africa Vision Malawi

Thu 19th October 2017 Visit to Thames Valley Adventure Playground

We move our meeting to Thames Valley Adventure Playground for a fish & chip supper and social evening with the staff and supporters

Thu 12th October 2017 Business Meeting

Thu 5th October 2017 Speaker - Pop Goes Round the World

Hazel Shackleton and Janet Stelling talking about the Choir's plans read more...

Thu 28th September 2017 Speaker- Tom Law - The Mysterious World of Beekeeping

Beekeeper Tom speaks about the unusual job of looking after Heathrow airport's large population of bees. read more...

Thu 21st September 2017 Speaker - The Silk Road - Rtn Nick Teale

A presentation on a journey along the Silk Road read more...

Thu 14th September 2017 Speaker Gail Trimble - 14th September

“A Classicist on University Challenge - and after”

Thu 7th September 2017 RCBB Golf Day & Partners Evening - South Bucks Golf Club - 7th September 2017

Annual golf day at Farnham Park - visitors welcome read more...

Thu 31st August 2017 Past Speaker -Education in England today- Jesse Elzinga

A topical talk by The Head Master of Reading Bluecoats School. read more...

Thu 24th August 2017 Speaker - Maidenhead Waterways Restoration - Richard Davenport - 24th August

The chairman of Maidenhead Waterways on the rejuvenation of the town centre

Thu 17th August 2017 Speaker - Laura Gangadeen - The role of a Curator in the National Trust - 17th August

The National Trust Curator : a specialism in generalism read more...

Thu 10th August 2017 Business Meeting

Thu 3rd August 2017 Speaker - Elise Charles-Adams - Expedition to Peru


Thu 27th July 2017 Speaker - Sojourns in far-flung climes - Pres Michael Holehouse

Pres Michael with some thoughts and memories from his time in the Far East

Thu 20th July 2017 Speaker - Colin Mills on Addiction - 20th July

Breakthroughs in neuroscience and psychotherapy have led to a major understanding of what addiction is about. Colin's talk illustrates in simple layman language what lies behind addiction, such as shopping, food etc and ways of helping resolve it.

Thu 13th July 2017 Business Meeting

Thu 6th July 2017 Speaker Brian Murphy - Executive Job Club - 6th July

Brian is the Chairman of the East Berkshire Executive Job Club, that is dedicated to helping more mature candidates find work or change career direction in these increasingly difficult times. Since 2009 they have helped over 450 people in their job search read more...
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