Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Wed 1st April 2020 Club meeting - "A Trip to India"

Chris & Anita recently returned from a holiday in India. This will be a talk about that holiday, including an update on the Idinjar project, and some observations on the changing face of India.

Wed 25th March 2020 Club meeting - "Crucial Crew"

Sat 21st March 2020 Charter Night

Our annual "birthday" celebration, for members and invited guests, this year to be held at Kingfishers Restaurant, Cretingham Golf Club.

Thu 19th March 2020 (NOTE NEW DATE) Theatre trip - Eastern Angles performing Red Skies at the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket

With 2020 marking the 70th anniversary of George Orwell's death, Red Skies is a timely look at a fictional meeting between two of Suffolk’s most famous residents: George Orwell, who took his name from the Ipswich river, and Arthur Ransome, who lived on it

Wed 18th March 2020 NO MEETING

Theatre visit tomorrow.

Wed 11th March 2020 Club meeting (Bar area)

Charter night planning- topics amusing/significant to talk about on the night etc

Wed 4th March 2020 Club meeting: Speaker - Lynn and Steve Tricker who run Truly Traceable

All about Venison and Game Pies! There will be samples to taste and pies to buy and take home!

Wed 26th February 2020 Club meeting - presentation of cheques from Xmas collection.

Harriet and Sarah reps from Suffolk Young Carers and the Eye Opportunity Group.

Fri 7th February 2020 Whisky Tasting - Islay Malts

Another one of John's delightful evenings, this time at Kingfishers Restaurant, Cretingham Golf Club. Smoky Whisky and Bangers & Mash

Wed 29th January 2020 Club Meeting (OMH) - Business Meeting

Wed 22nd January 2020 Burns Night

Organiser - John

Tue 14th January 2020 Talk by the Director of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

Joint meeting with Framlingham Rotary Cliub, at the Crown, Framlingham.

Wed 8th January 2020 NO MEETING - Theatre visit

Organiser - Susan.
Our annual trip to see the annual Eastern Angles Christmas production. This years it's “The Famous Four & A Half Go Wild in Thetford Forest”, at the Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge

Thu 2nd January 2020 New Year's Walk - Rotarians and friends

Organiser - John
Beach Car Park (near the cafe) at Dunwich for 11-00am
A 2/3 mile walk lasting 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Meal at the pub for 1-00pm - choice of all meals on the menu. Pay your own bill at the end. Limited parking in the pub.

Wed 25th December 2019 Club Meeting (OMH)


Wed 18th December 2019 Club Christmas Dinner TBC

Date & Venue TBC

Tue 17th December 2019 Santa's sleigh collection - Debenham - 2

Mon 16th December 2019 Santa's sleigh collection - Debenham - 1

Wed 11th December 2019 NO MEETING (BUSY WITH THE SLEIGH)

Wed 11th December 2019 Santa's sleigh collection - Stradbroke

Tue 10th December 2019 Santa's sleigh collection - Eye

Wed 4th December 2019 - Wed 11th December 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - Best Mince Pie competition (fake or bake!)


Wed 27th November 2019 Special General Meeting (OMH)

Our annual SGM

Wed 20th November 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - Sleigh ride planning / Prep for the SGM

Wed 13th November 2019 Club Meeting - Speaker - "Weird and wonderful items received at St Elizabeth’s hospice shop"

Weird and wonderful items received at St Elizabeth’s hospice shop"...from the grotesque, to items such as postcards from a soldier in the war....and how items are selected for auction.

Mon 11th November 2019 Woodbridge Deben Quiz Evening

Six members of the club will be trying to remember a few facts and supporting Woodbridge Deben's Rotary Quiz Night.

Wed 6th November 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - a Fireman's Experiences

Brian's friendly fireman will entertain us with some reminiscences.

Wed 30th October 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - The history of the River Gipping

Lewis Tyler, Secretary of The River Gipping Trust will speak on the history of the River Gipping (donation to River Gipping charity). read more...

Wed 23rd October 2019 - Wed 16th October 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) -

Harry will talk to us about how - and why - they moved the town of Kiruna in Sweden.

Wed 16th October 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) -

James will entertain us....

Sun 13th October 2019 Debenham Litter Pick

Some of our members will ber helping to Keep Debenham Tidy.

Wed 9th October 2019 Club Meeting (OMH)

Wed 2nd October 2019 Club Meeting (OMH)


Wed 25th September 2019 Club Meeting (OMH)


Wed 18th September 2019 Club Meeting (OMH)


Wed 11th September 2019 Ten-pin bowling

An evening at Martlesham Bowl

Mon 9th September 2019 Whisky Tasting evening at Otley White Hart (Public fund-raising event)

A public event. Tickets £26 for 6 Whiskies & buffet, £14 driver ticket (buffet only). Tickets from the White Hart; Websters Debenham; or phone 01728 861 204

Wed 4th September 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - A trip to Peru

John's Fly/Drive trip to Peru - talk and video

Wed 28th August 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - A trip to Transylvania

James will tell us about this fabled place. No garlic necessary.

Wed 21st August 2019 Annual Boules evening against Framlingham RC

This year at the Cretingham Bell

Wed 14th August 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - Boules practice!

Wed 7th August 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - John to arrange

Wed 31st July 2019 Club Meeting (OMH) - Fellowship evening

Wed 24th July 2019 Summer Barbecue

Wed 17th July 2019 Club Meeting - Cruising around Alaska

Alan will talk about the cruise that he sand Denise recently made around Alaska.

Wed 10th July 2019 Club visit to Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses

Tour starts at 6.30pm at Whitegate Farm, Norwich Road (A140), Creeting St Mary IP6 8PG.
There is a small charge of £5 per person.
Partners are welcome - and guests, subject to numbers. Maximum party size around 20. read more...

Wed 3rd July 2019 Club Meeting - TBA

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