Completed meetings and events 2023-2024

Mon 17th June 2024 Members talk

Graham Starkey will talk about his career

Mon 10th June 2024 Club Assembly

Club programme and projects for 2024-2025 led by Iain Vernon

Mon 3rd June 2024 Club Business Meeting

Updates on Club projects, etc

Mon 27th May 2024 No Meeting


Mon 20th May 2024 Holiday Picture Quiz

A popular quiz hosted by former member David Startup

Mon 13th May 2024 Club AGM & Business Meeting

AGM - includes report on 2023-2024 and proposed budget for 2024-2025. Also elect members to the Executive Committee

Mon 6th May 2024 No Meeting


Mon 29th April 2024 Trams of yesterday serving North Leeds

Speakers - Melvyn & Simon Reuben - Leeds Transport Historical Society

Mon 22nd April 2024 Hearing about the Gambian Schools Trust

Hilary & Steve Lawther will speak about the Trust and how it improves educational facilities in the Gambia

Mon 8th April 2024 Club Business Meeting

Updates on Club projects and finances

Mon 1st April 2024 Easter Monday - no meeting

Next meeting - 8th April

Tue 26th March 2024 Club Meeting at the Crown, Boston Spa

Current club projects going forward. Option of meal at 7.30pm

Mon 25th March 2024 NO MEETING - NOW ON TUESDAY 26th MARCH

refer to meeting at Crown in Boston Spa 26th March

Wed 20th March 2024 Visit to Thackray Museum of Medicine, Leeds

Arranged by Christine Clarke (note the Museum is located at St James' University Hospital)

Mon 18th March 2024 Speaker - Giles Bennett

From nuclear to the internet

Mon 11th March 2024 Speaker - Julie Harriman

Julie will speak about her career in Teaching

Mon 4th March 2024 Club Business Meeting

To report on current club projects and programme

Mon 26th February 2024 Speaker - Graham Brown

An update on Foodbank needs

Mon 19th February 2024 Speaker - John Miles

John will speak about 'Global Sight Solutions' offering eye treatment to patients in India, Africa and economically emerging areas.

Mon 12th February 2024 Speaker - John Clitheroe

John's talk is "Speaking for myself, singing out loud"

Mon 5th February 2024 Club Business Meeting

This meeting includes the induction of new members
Burns Supper booking details

Mon 29th January 2024 Wetherby & Boston Spa celebrate Robert Burns

A fun night to celebrate Scotland's National Bard

Mon 22nd January 2024 School Environmental Project

Julie Hodgson will speak about St Joseph's School project

Mon 15th January 2024 South Korean Scout Jamboree 2023

Sue Russell speaks about the Scout Jamboree 2023

Fri 22nd December 2023 Club Fund Raising at Morrisons

Collecting for Rotary charities

Mon 18th December 2023 Club Christmas Party

Members get together at Wetherby Golf Club

Mon 11th December 2023 Speaker - Adrian Balcombe

A talk about "living more sustainably"

Fri 8th December 2023 Rotary Santa Sleigh visits Boston Spa

This is to support the village annual Christmas Tree Festival. Volunteers can offer to collect at Boston Spa Methodist Church.
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Mon 4th December 2023 Club Special General Meeting

To confirm appointments for 2024 - 2025

Mon 27th November 2023 Speaker - Miles Burton

Miles will speak about his time in Palestine

Mon 20th November 2023 No Meeting on 20th November

Next meeting on Monday 27th November

Sun 19th November 2023 Club Charter Lunch

To celebrate 37 years service to the community

Mon 13th November 2023 Club Business Meeting

Ongoing projects and club programme

Mon 6th November 2023 Speaker - John Waterhouse

A talk about 'Black holes in space'

Mon 30th October 2023 Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Latest news and updates from Eric Songhurst (YAA)

Mon 23rd October 2023 No Meeting on 23rd October

An opportunity to visit other local clubs

Fri 20th October 2023 Club wine & cheese evening

Fund raising event in Boston Spa "Call my Wine bluff"

Mon 16th October 2023 Speaker - Ken Cunliffe

A talk about the Avro Aircraft Works in Yeadon

Mon 9th October 2023 Speaker - Uell Kennedy

Uell will speak about the links with Rotary Clubs in Europe

Mon 2nd October 2023 Club Business Meeting

To discuss Club projects and programme

Mon 25th September 2023 Speaker - Stephen Ellis PDG

Presentation on District Foundation & Peace Fellows

Mon 18th September 2023 Feedback from RYLA candidates

Reports from Jack Pinnington and Harry Meadon

Mon 11th September 2023 Speaker - Andy Wilson

Berenblum and the Bari bombs (leading to discovery of chemotherapy)

Wed 6th September 2023 Meeting with DG David Phillips

Joint meeting with Wetherby & District at Wetherby Golf Club

Mon 28th August 2023 No meeting - August Bank Holiday

Next meeting is on Monday 4th September

Mon 21st August 2023 Speaker - Club Member Rob Henstock

New member career talk

Mon 14th August 2023 Club Business Meeting

Ongoing projects and club programme

Mon 7th August 2023 No Meeting on 7th August

The next meeting of the Club is the Business Meeting on 14th August

Sun 6th August 2023 Tockwith Show

Rotary stall and games - supporting Rotary charities

Mon 31st July 2023 Speaker - Nick Jocelyn

Topic - The history of Gin and how we started (the Otley White House Distillery)

Mon 24th July 2023 No Speaker - Projects discussion

Considering community projects and fund raising

Thu 20th July 2023 Club Day Away and lunch

Details later

Mon 17th July 2023 No Meeting on 17th July

The next meeting of the Club is Monday 24th July

Sun 16th July 2023 Boston Spa Summer Festival

Rotary promotions and stall in Stables Lane Park

Mon 10th July 2023 Speaker - Xuemeng Li

Social care - adapting homes (University of York project)

Mon 3rd July 2023 Club Business Meeting

Ongoing projects and club programme
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