Completed meetings and events 2018-2019
Sun 30th June 2019 PRESIDENTIAL HANDOVERAndy will pass on the Chain of Office to Ralph at Westward Ho! Cricket Club. We will enjoy a Barbeque together with partners. A cash bar will be available.
Sun 30th June 2019 Race for LifeWe have been asked to provide stewards for this annual event which collects funds for Cancer Research UK.
Fri 28th June 2019 Hatherleigh Presidents NightJoin President Philip Hackett for his Presidents Night at The Royal North Devon Golf Club.
Fri 28th June 2019 Cycle RelayPilton College are organising a sponsored cycle relay to provide days out for the young carers of Carewise. We have been asked to provide marshalls along the route (the Tarka Trail between Asda and Fremington).
Wed 26th June 2019 Dementia Training EveningAdam Crispin, a member of Barnstaple Action Alliance (Dementia) will conduct a dementia awareness training session. Steward: Mark Fowler
Sat 22nd June 2019 Ilfracombe Compass Presidents NightJoin Chris Batstone for his Presidents Night at Ilfracombe Golf Club
Fri 21st June 2019 Bideford Presidents NightJoin Morris Poole at The Pier House, Westward Ho! for his Presidents Night
Thu 20th June 2019 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly session for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 19th June 2019 Introduction to BonsaiNigel Wright, a local expert, will talk about these miniature trees. PARTNER'S EVENING. Steward: Ralph Gordon
Wed 12th June 2019 Bideford Bridge Presidents NightWe have a special invitation from Alan Glover to his night at Beaconside House. A Scatter Night for anyone not going.
Sat 8th June 2019 - Sun 9th June 2019 RIBI Clean Up DayWe are invited to assist with the clean up at Croyde Beach on Saturday or Saunton Beach on Sunday.
Wed 5th June 2019 CLUB AGM and BUSINESS MEETINGPreceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Chris Eastaugh
Sun 2nd June 2019 Docton MillAnother Sunday walk. This time a visit to Docton Mill near Hartland enjoy the gardens and a cream tea.
Wed 29th May 2019 REVIEW OF OUR ROTARY CLUB YEARA look back over President Andy's year with a quiz to test your recollection of events! Steward: Eddie Dymond
Fri 24th May 2019 Ilfracombe President's NightJoin President John Brown at the Carlton Hotel in Ilfracombe for his President's Night.
Wed 22nd May 2019 NEW MEMBERS EVENINGA interesting evening to introduce your friends to Rotary. Steward: Grahame Davidson
Sun 19th May 2019 Ueli's Bluebell Walk on ExmoorAn easy walk, followed by Sunday Lunch at Hinam Farm, Dulverton. Cost £20 per head.
Sat 18th May 2019 Exmoor Presidents NightAt Dulverton Town Hall. Join President Michael Scott for his President's Night and the Club's 40th Charter Anniversary
Thu 16th May 2019 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly session for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 15th May 2019 St John Ambulance First Aid TrainingSue Ayre will tell us about recent updates to this training and give us some useful tips to use in an emergency. Steward: Jerry Davies
Fri 10th May 2019 - Sun 12th May 2019 RIBI National ConferenceIn Nottingham
Wed 8th May 2019 Families in GriefEmma Marston will talk about this local charity. Steward: Brian Burgess
Sun 5th May 2019 BOWLINGAt United Services Club. Cost £3 per head. Fine weather promised!
Wed 1st May 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: John Bracher
Wed 24th April 2019 CSM Ian LaceyIan will give us a talk "A Brief History of the SAS". Should be very interesting... Steward: Phil Boaden
Sat 20th April 2019 Devon RFU County Cup FinalVolunteers needed for Stewarding
Thu 18th April 2019 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly session for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 17th April 2019 Cycles ScuderiaCraig Bellow runs this popular cycle shop in Kingsley Road, Bideford. He will tell us about the bikes he sells and bring some stock. Steward: Lew Baglow
Sat 13th April 2019 BARNSTAPLE LINK PRESIDENT'S NIGHTVenue - Portmore Golf Club. Please support President Andy on his President's Night.
Sat 13th April 2019 Know Your Blood Pressure DayIn Green Lanes. Volunteers from our Club will be welcome to assist as Stewards.
Wed 10th April 2019 "A Stitch in Time"Charlie Siegle from Kitsons will give us some financial advice. Steward: David Anderson
Wed 3rd April 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Richard Beer
Sat 30th March 2019 SOUTH MOLTON PRESIDENT'S NIGHTVenue - The Assembly Rooms, South Molton
Thu 28th March 2019 Spring Quiz NightOur popular fun for all quiz!
Wed 27th March 2019 NO MEETING TONITEPlease support our Spring Quiz Night tomorrow evening...
Sat 23rd March 2019 BARNSTAPLE PRESIDENT'S NIGHTVenue - The Barnstaple Hotel
Thu 21st March 2019 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 20th March 2019 North Devon Rounders ClubGeorgina Crossman will tell us about the fun and friendship members enjoy as well as the exercise. Steward : Bob Withecombe
Mon 18th March 2019 EXETER RACESA group are off to the races today!
Thu 14th March 2019 TORRINGTON ROTARY CLUB INTER CLUB SPORTS EVENINGThis annual event at Langtree Village Hall. £9.50 per head for the evening and buffet. Teams of ten Rotarians and partners, to include three ladies. Lew will be looking for volunteers shortly!
Wed 13th March 2019 SCATTER NIGHTSome members plan to attend the Bideford Bridge meeting to which all are welcome.
Sat 9th March 2019 - Sun 10th March 2019 DISTRICT CONFERENCESeveral members are attending.
Wed 6th March 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Don Williams
Wed 27th February 2019 10 PIN BOWLINGGeoff Stubbings has organised another of these popular evenings. Begin in Super Bowl at 18:00 and then move into the Hotel for our meal. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward: Mike Willcox
Thu 21st February 2019 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 20th February 2019 "Driving Miss Daisy"Mark Jones will tell us about this important local service. Steward : Mike Warner
Wed 13th February 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Malcolm Underwood
Wed 6th February 2019 CHINESE NEW YEARWelocome in the Year of the Pig at Fullam Chinese Restaurant. PARTNERS NIGHT. Numbers will be needed early for this event.
Wed 30th January 2019 The TromboneReminiscences from Peter Smith, a local professional trombonist. Steward: Malcolm Underwood
Wed 23rd January 2019 Rob Palmerwill tell us about Commemorative Acts in relation to RAF Chivenor. Steward: Graham Taylor
Thu 17th January 2019 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 16th January 2019 Chivenor Military Wives ChoirWE MEET AT THE PARK HOTEL TONITE.
Vanessa Longhurst and three other members of the Choir will tell us about their beginnings and what the Choir means to them. They will NOT be singing. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward : Geoff Stubbings
Wed 9th January 2019 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGADG Roger Byrom will attend. Preceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Richard Smith
Wed 2nd January 2019 HAPPY NEW YEAR!NO MEETING TONITE
Thu 20th December 2018 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 19th December 2018 Last Meeting of the YearCome and enjoy a special three course meal and a good social evening. Steward: John Silver.
Sun 16th December 2018 Christmas LunchThis popular annual event at The Commodore.
Wed 12th December 2018 NO MEETING TONITEPlease support the old folks party on 10th December.
Mon 10th December 2018 Senior Citizen's Christmas PartyOur annual event for senior citizen's at the Barnstaple Hotel.
Wed 5th December 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceded by Club Council at 18:15 pm. Steward Hassan Shenavar
Wed 28th November 2018 School in a BagLis Roy will tell us about wonderful initiative to help disaster affected children. Steward: Keith Rogers
Sat 24th November 2018 Torrington President's NightWe have been invited to support Torrington President Charles Innes at The Pier House, Westward Ho!.
Wed 21st November 2018 Ouch! My Back!Come along and hear Julian Barker, a Chiropractor from South Molton, talk about health issues. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward: David Pennyfield.
Thu 15th November 2018 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 14th November 2018 KILLER SKITTLESAt United Services Bowls Club, with a pie, beans and chips supper. Cost to be confirmed, proceeds to Over and Above Charity. PARTNERS EVENING.
Wed 7th November 2018 RNLI Gala DinnerAt the Barnstaple Hotel. We are hoping to get at least two tables for this annual charitable event. £29 per head. PARTNERS NIGHT. Please let Eddie Dymond know a soon as possible if you wish to attend. The guest speaker is crime writer Diane Janes.
Wed 31st October 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Clice Norris
Sat 27th October 2018 Spooky Cycle RideWe have been asked by The Calvert Trust to assist with marshalling their Spooky Cycle Ride on Saturday October 27th. Volunteers, please.
Wed 24th October 2018 Plastic Free North DevonTonite we will hear about the latest idea from the Environmental lobby. Steward: Tim Neve.
Thu 18th October 2018 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly event for those living with Dementia and their carers
Wed 17th October 2018 OCTOBER QUIZ NIGHTAnother of our popular Quiz Nights!
Wed 10th October 2018 John WoodingtonJohn is a local member of the British Racing Drivers Club and he has some interesting tales about his passion for top level motor sport. Steward: Roger Mills
Wed 3rd October 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceeded by Club Council at 18:15, We meet at the BARNSTAPLE HOTEL as usual tonite and not as previously advised. Steward: David Hunt
Wed 26th September 2018 District Governers VisitDistrict Governer Graham Carey will mak an official visit to the Club. Let's have a really good turnout this evening... Steward: Chris Haywood
Thu 20th September 2018 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly Dementia Cafe.
Wed 19th September 2018 Pat PatelPat will tell us about his "Wicked Wolf" gin and how it has been such a sucess story. Re-scheduled from 11th July. This week we meet at PARK HOTEL. Steward, Allan Hanlon
Wed 12th September 2018 Plastic Free North DevonFind out what is being done locally to rid the world of plastic pollution. Steward: Ralph Gordon
Wed 5th September 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceded by Club Council at 18:15
Wed 29th August 2018 Full Steam AheadDavid Woolley will tell us how he fulfilled every schoolboys dream to be a railway engine driver. Steward: Chris Eastaugh
Wed 22nd August 2018 Harbour LightsAn opportunity to explore these beautiful gardens. £18, including entry to garden, two course meal and hot drinks. PARTNERS EVENING. Steward: Eddie Dymond
Fri 17th August 2018 Annual Charity Golf DayOur popular annual event for Charity. This year for "Over and Above".
Thu 16th August 2018 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly Dementia club
Wed 15th August 2018 School in a BagLis Roy will tell us about a wonderful initiative that delivers rucksacks of learning resources and eating utensils to those who need them. Pres Elect Ralph will be in the Chair. Steward: Jerry Davies
Sun 12th August 2018 Presidents Bowls ChallengeAt United Services Bowls Club. President Andy has been challenged by wife Liz who is President of USBC. A fun afternoon with a cream tea. All members and partners are welcome to take part. Cost £2.00 per head.
If it is raining (!) we will play Skittles.
Wed 8th August 2018 Plymouth FireworksA trip to Plymouth to view the first evening of the British Fireworks Championships 2018. Streets Coach to leave Barnstaple Railway Station at 15:15.
Wed 1st August 2018 The North Devon ShowWe shall need about 20 members to help with the smooth running of the Show.
Wed 25th July 2018 CLUB BUSINESS MEETINGPreceeded by Club Council at 18:15. Steward: Grahame Davidson
Thu 19th July 2018 Memories Are Made of ThisOur monthly Dementia Cafe.
Wed 18th July 2018 Mercy ShipsRachael Greenland will tell us about her experiences of working and helping on the Mercy Ships. PARTNERS NIGHT. Steward: Brian Burgess
Sat 14th July 2018 YOUNG STARS OF THE FUTURE 2018Come and be entertained by highly talented local amateur and professional "Young Stars of the Future". Tickets from Chris Haywood or Bideford College (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm) or on the door on the evening.
Wed 11th July 2018 MEETING CANCELLEDPat Patel will tell us how his "Wicked Wolf" Gin has been such a sucess story. You might want to come by taxi this evening! PARTNER’S NIGHT. Steward: John Bracher
Wed 4th July 2018 Tony WasleyTony will talk about the major part he plays in helping local yoyungsters who have been taken into care. Steward: Phil Boaden