Completed meetings and events 2020-2021
Mon 12th April 2021 Business MeetingMonthly Business Meeting
Tue 6th April 2021 Council MeetingBi-monthly Council Meeting
Mon 29th March 2021 Information NightThis is when we try to convey to the general public what we do in Rotary. We are always looking for new members and supporters, so this is a chance for everyone to find out more about us.
Mon 22nd March 2021 Murder Mystery NightThe murder takes place at the 26th Climate Change Conference in Glasgow when an eminent Professor is callously disposed of at the Gala Dinner. read more...
Mon 22nd March 2021 Murder Mystery NightThe murder take place at the 26th Climate Change Conference in Glasgow when an eminent Professor is callously disposed of at the Gala Dinner read more...
Mon 15th March 2021 St. Patrick's DayAn evening of all things Irish, presented by Michael Hill and David Wilson
Mon 8th March 2021 Speaker NightOur Speaker will be Prince Caesar. Prince is a local man who is distributing food parcels to needy families in the county. He will be telling us about his work, and his requirement for financial assistance and also volunteers to help with distribution.
Mon 1st March 2021 Business meeting/St. David's DayMonthly Business Meeting.
It is also St. David's Day so there will be a short presentation about St David and how the day is celebrated in Wales
Mon 22nd February 2021 Joke NightAs a nod to Comic Relief, every member will be telling their best jokes. A bottle of wine to the person who makes me laugh the most!
Mon 15th February 2021 St. Valentine's DayOur own Arthur Hollomon will be telling us about the history of St. Valentine's Day, about the man himself, and also his experiences in the flower industry.
Mon 8th February 2021 Speaker NightOur speaker is Janet Cooke from the Rotary Club of Peterborough Ortons, and District Lead on the Rotary and Carers UK Partnership. She will be talking about the need for more Rotarians to become Carers UK Ambassadors.
Mon 1st February 2021 Business MeetingMonthly Business Meeting.
Tue 26th January 2021 Council MeetingBi-monthly Council meeting.
Mon 25th January 2021 What Have You Been Up To (Part 2)Another opportunity to chat about your experiences of lockdowns, worries, concerns, positives, etc.
Mon 18th January 2021 Speaker NightSpeaker is Janette Merilion, an horticulturalist, garden designer and professional speaker. Her subject will be "plants suitable for a winter garden".
Mon 11th January 2021 Chair based exercisesPast President Allison du Toit, now residing in the Isle of Man, will be leading us in a session of chair based exercises, aimed at the over 60's
Mon 4th January 2021 Business MeetingMonthly Business Meeting.
Mon 21st December 2020 PantomimeChichele Players presentation of "Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood."
Mon 14th December 2020 Frugal SupperWe would normally be at Darsdale Care Home singing Christmas Carols, followed by a Frugal Supper. Due to Covid restrictions, we have presented the home with a basket of fruit and CD's of Christmas music, and will still hold our own Frugal Supper online.
Mon 7th December 2020 Business MeetingMonthly Business meeting.
Tue 1st December 2020 Council MeetingBi-monthly Council meeting.
Mon 30th November 2020 St. Andrew's DayAn evening of all things Scottish. Music, recitations, history, etc., and don't forget your tot of whisky.
Mon 23rd November 2020 InternationalA zoom link up with "Samwell" in Kenya. We have funded Samwell through school, and now through university where he is training to become an accountant.
Mon 16th November 2020 Charter NightOur Charter Night will be aWine and Cheese evening. Everyone to bring their own wine and cheese and share with members why they made their particular choice. This will be followed by a "toilet" based quiz and raffle in aid of Toilet Twinning.
Mon 16th November 2020 Charter CelebrationCheese and Wine evening (on Zoom) followed by "toilet" based quiz and raffle, raising funds for Toilet Twinning.
Mon 9th November 2020 Speaker NightOur speaker is Bob Leaper from Daventry Danetre Club who are leading a project to supply solar panels for Nepal, to pump water to supply hill villages and schools.
Mon 2nd November 2020 Special General MeetingAnnual Special General Meeting
Mon 26th October 2020 International NightOur International Chair, Roy Murphy, is organising an International Logo Quiz - all good fun!
Mon 19th October 2020 Speaker NightTonight's Speaker is Rotarian Eric Hall, the District Polio Champion.
Mon 12th October 2020 Alan Mathias QuizOur Annual quiz in memory of past member Alan Mathias. All proceeds for End Polio Now Campaign
Mon 5th October 2020 Business MeetingMonthly Business Meeting
Tue 29th September 2020 Council MeetingBi-monthly Council Meeting
Mon 28th September 2020 What Have You Been Up ToA chance for every member to tell us how they have been coping during lockdown, share any worries or concerns, or give some positive advice.
Mon 21st September 2020 Inter Club meetingThe Rotary Club of Daventry Danetre are joining us to hear our speaker, Richard Bird, whose subject is "Queen Victoria's Letters."
Mon 14th September 2020 Speaker NightOur speaker is David George and his subject is "The Mighty Oak, This Is Your Environment"
Mon 7th September 2020 Business MeetingMonthly business meeting
Mon 24th August 2020 Inter Club meetingWe are joining the Rotary Club of Uppingham, on Zoom, where there speaker is Richard Adams telling us about the formation of Rutland Water.
Mon 17th August 2020 DG VisitOur District Governor, Peter Berry, will be joining us at the Rushden Historical Transport Society, for dinner and chat.
Mon 10th August 2020 Speaker NightSpeaker John Eves speaking on "Teenage Devils and Moral Panic" - basically an insight into the mods and rockers of the 1960's and how it was blown out of proportion by the press.
Mon 3rd August 2020 Business MeetingMonthly business meeting
Tue 28th July 2020 Council MeetingBi-monthly Council meeting
Mon 27th July 2020 Picnic at the Secret Garden, WymingtonA socially distanced picnic in beautiful surroundings at the Secret Garden, Wymington. Bring your own picnic.
Mon 20th July 2020 Who Wants to be a MillionaireA virtual edition of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, with prizes instead of cash!!
Mon 13th July 2020 Speaker NightMember John Walker speaking about his role as a Trustee of the NHFT
Mon 6th July 2020 Business MeetingMonthly business meeting