Completed meetings and events 2022-2023

Wed 21st June 2023 Cheque Presentations

DEBBIE THRUSSELL of LOROS was presented with a donation from the club. read more...

Fri 16th June 2023 - Sun 18th June 2023 Club Weekend - Mermaid Inn Derbyshire

19 intrepid De Montfort Rotarians visited the wilds of the Peak District staying for 3 nights at the MERMAID INN. Great fellowship, coupled with good food interspersed with some tough rambles around the area were had by all.....


Wed 14th June 2023 Presidents Challenge

Richard Spicer spoke about the vageries of TAX since its inception......

Wed 14th June 2023 Kids Out, Wicksteed Park. Detail TBC

.For a number of years District 1070 has supported Rotary’s Kids Out day – which is always in June with a visit to Wicksteed Park Kettering for a day of fun and frolics for around 2000 disabled/disadvantaged kids. read more...

Sat 10th June 2023 Music In The Park 2023

The concert is raising money for "LOROS" (hospice) and "RAINBOWS" (children's hospice). Club members are requested to contribute in some way. Either by setting up, helping at the event, clearing up afterwards or donating to LOROS.. read more...

Wed 7th June 2023 Meeting - Friends of Raymond and Nutfield

Speaker CHRIS JONES (secretary)

Wed 31st May 2023 Meeting - The Story of Orson Wright

Speaker - Peter Cousins

Wed 24th May 2023 AGM

Note this is a change of date from 10th May

Sat 20th May 2023 District Assembly, Loughborough:


Wed 17th May 2023 Meeting - LOROS speaker


Sun 14th May 2023 PicNic In The Park

District 1070 Event at Bradgate Park.

Wed 10th May 2023 Meeting - Health Management Leic Tigers Foundation

speaker Liz Causon Health Manager
Hi Viz Jackets to be worn.

Mon 8th May 2023 Litter Pick -

Litter Pick in conjunction with Blaby scout group....
Meet 9.45am at the Blaby Scout HQ, Skippers Close, Blaby, LE8 4JD

Fri 5th May 2023 - Sun 7th May 2023 District Conference, at Drayton Manor Park

More details of the conference can be found at this link read more...

Wed 3rd May 2023 Meeting - Speaker

Speaker TBA by Chris Trivett

Wed 26th April 2023 Minding my own football business

Speaker Barrie Pierpoint was one of the people who helped save Leicester City from administration and helped lay the foundations for the following two decades that would see Leicester go on to be crowned 2015/16 Premier League champions.

Wed 19th April 2023 Presidents Invitation Challenge

Sun 16th April 2023 District 1070 Disability Games, Lincoln. Details TBC

Details for this district event yet to be announced

Wed 12th April 2023 Andrew Robinson to arrange

Wed 5th April 2023 Osprey Breeding project

Speaker Alan Herbert

Wed 29th March 2023 Club Meeting - The under age Soldiers of WW1

Speaker - Peter Cousins

Wed 22nd March 2023 Club Meeting - Leics & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Speaker Bill Hill

Mon 20th March 2023 Chef & Spice Fund Raiser

Fund Raising event in aid of Lighting Africa

Wed 15th March 2023 Club Meeting - Canine Partners

Speaker Glynis Myall

Wed 8th March 2023 Club Meeting - 100 years of Auntie BBC (postponed)

Speaker Dave Andrews Radio Leicester was unable to attend due to illness.
President gave a explanation as to why there are salad shortages,,,,,, read more...

Wed 1st March 2023 Business Meeting


Tue 28th February 2023 Wyggeston Wood Work Party

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Wed 22nd February 2023 Club Meeting Presidents Invitational Challenge

Speaker Chris Trivett

Wed 15th February 2023 Club Meeting - MHA Gardening

Speaker Marilyn Bowles - MHA Aigburth Gardening Volunteer

Wed 8th February 2023 Club Meeting - 50 Gems of Leicestershire

Speaker Mike Smith - Author

Wed 1st February 2023 Club Meeting - HOME FOR GOOD

Speaker - Debbie Hill

Wed 25th January 2023 Meeting - Plastic Packaging Isn’t Just Rubbish.

Speaker - Mark Woodland
Coffee Break time...

Tue 24th January 2023 Wyggeston Wood - Work Party January 2023

.Rotarians from Blaby Rotary Club joined members of Leicester de Montfort to coppice a number of willow trees and litter pick.

Wed 18th January 2023 Club Meeting = POLICE CADETS

Speaker Jonathan Mansfield

Wed 11th January 2023 Club Meeting - The History Of Leicester Trams Part 2

.This is part 2 of the Leicester Tram Story - Electrification 1903 >

Wed 4th January 2023 NO MEETING

Wed 28th December 2022 NO MEETING


Wed 21st December 2022 CHRISTMAS BUFFET MEETING with fun & games

Partners welcome to attend

Wed 14th December 2022 Club Meeting - Plastic Packaging Isn’t Just Rubbish.

Speaker Mark Woodland

Fri 9th December 2022 Planting of Whips....

Another work party for the planting of a hedgerow (500 whips) at a farm in Gaulby on Wyggeston Hospital Land. The cost is covered by a grant and donation by Stuart for the balance. read more...

Wed 7th December 2022 Special General Meeting

The delayed formal induction of our newest member, Louise, is scheduled to take place at this meeting....

Wed 30th November 2022 Club Meeting - SAVING THE SAFFRON BROOK

Speaker Judith Proctor

Sat 26th November 2022 QUIZ Evening

Quiz Venue - Glen Parva Memorial Hall
£17.00 pp included a fish and chip supper.
Profits to Salvation Army (Wigston) and South Leicestershire Food Bank.


Wed 23rd November 2022 Club Meeting - COUNTDOWN

Speaker - David French
VOT - Maureen Jerman

Wed 16th November 2022 Club Meeting President’s Invitational Challenge -

Speaker: Maureen Jerman, - Freshwater Fish of Great Britain. read more...

Wed 9th November 2022 Club Meeting - WW1 POstal Service

The postal system to the Western Front did not exist before the declaration of war Peter Cousins story tells of the huge logistical exercise to put a system in place and to get letters and parcels to the “Tommies” - much needed for the morale. read more...

Sat 5th November 2022 CROCUS PLANTING

Another 1000 crocus corms were planted by members of the club at Leicester's Knighton Park today...

Wed 2nd November 2022 Business Meeting


Sat 29th October 2022 CROCUS PLANTING

Knighton Green - 1000 corms planted

Thu 27th October 2022 Council Meeting

Via ZOOM ?

Wed 26th October 2022 Club Meeting

Speaker Rtn. Brian Knight......MY BOWLING HIGHLIGHTS

Mon 24th October 2022 Crocus Planting Programme 2022

Venue Wyggeston Wood.
Time 10am

Sat 22nd October 2022 Crocus Planting Programme 2022

Saturday 22 October 10:00am Aigburth Care Home, Manor Road, Oadby. LE2 2LL. 1000 corms to be planted. Download our Planting Guide.. Volunteers need to bring a spade & gardening trowel.
Secateurs and a penknife are useful additions.


Wed 19th October 2022 Club Meeting - RAINBOWS

Speaker .Jenny Ball

Wed 12th October 2022 Topic Laughton & Gumley...the Past


Wed 5th October 2022 Club Meeting - THE LEICESTER SWANNINGTON RAILWAY

Speaker Malcolm Riddle

Wed 28th September 2022 Speaker Meeting - The early History of Leicester's Trams

Talk by Rtn. Malcolm Riddle

Wed 21st September 2022 Presidents Challenge

Talk by Rtn. Rob Foster on a secret topic chosen by the President....

Wed 14th September 2022 Club Meeting - ROTARY DISABILITY GAMES

Speaker RTN. Chris Trivett.


Sun 11th September 2022 Guided Tour of Glenfield Railway Tunnel

The guided tour of the tunnel commenced at 11.30a.m. Followed by Lunch at the Forge, Glenfield. read more...

Wed 7th September 2022 Club Meeting - ESTATE MANAGEMENT

.Speakers Rtns.Theresa Phillips & Andrew Robinson

Wed 31st August 2022 Club Meeting - ADMIRAL NURSES

Speaker Rtn. Graham Thompson

Sat 27th August 2022 PIMMS & PATE SOCIAL EVENT

at the home of Club President Stuart Mucklejohn.

Wed 24th August 2022 Club Meeting - Presidents Challenge

An Amusing Talk by Deb Terrett on Lawn Mower racing, first introduced in the early 1970's.... read more...

Wed 17th August 2022 Club Meeting - Speaker HOPE against cancer

Nigel Rose, the CEO thanked the club for the invitation to speak, he gave an outline on the pandemic and its overall effect on the charity sector. Expectations for the future of charities in general and the developments of Hope Against Cancer.

Wed 10th August 2022 Club Meeting - Speaker on Childrens Hospital Pyjamas Charity

Speaker Ann Dunkley

Mon 8th August 2022 Guided Walk of The Newarks. Leicester.

The walk was organised by Theresa Phillips.
16 people attended and met at the Magazine Gateway at 6pm.
The table at Wyggston’s House Restaurant was booked from 7:15 to 8:45 pm....but the serving of the pre-ordered food proved to be rather tardy....

Wed 3rd August 2022 Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 20th July 2022 Speaker - Toys on The Table