Completed meetings and events 2023-2024

Wed 15th May 2024 Club Meeting - Adullam Housing – Tracy Ferguson (CT)

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Wed 8th May 2024 Club Meeting - From a Council House to the Palace ‘

Speaker John Wells

Wed 1st May 2024 AGM

Wed 24th April 2024 Club Meeting - Simon De Montfort

Speaker Steve Marquis from the Greater Wigston Historical Society

Wed 17th April 2024 Club Meeting - Gruinard - “Death Island”

Speaker arranged by Theresa Phillips

Mon 15th April 2024 Chef & Spice fund Raiser

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Wed 10th April 2024 Club Meeting - NATS

NATS is the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services. In a typical year pre-Covid, they handle over 2.5 million flights and 250 million passengers travelling over the UK and across the North Atlantic.





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Sun 7th April 2024 Disability Games District 1070

Venue Ratcliffe College
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Wed 3rd April 2024 Club Meeting - Dachau concentration camp.

Jack Hunter read more...

Wed 27th March 2024 Club Meeting - Mapping 42 years ago

Libby Gluyas read more...

Wed 20th March 2024 Club Meeting - WATER AID

Richard McMahon read more...

Mon 18th March 2024 Wyggeston Wood work Party - Cancelled MUD !!

Please contact Stuart if you are wanting to join the merry band. Please also note, the parking conditions are not good due to the incessant (or that’s how it seems!) rain - sharing cars where possible would be good.

Wed 13th March 2024 Club Meeting - Semper Eadem or always changing? Leicester as a multi-faith city -

Speaker Riaz Ravat is Deputy Director of St Philip’s Centre, a leading national charity established by the Diocese of Leicester to create and enhance positive interfaith relations. read more...

Wed 6th March 2024 Business Meeting

Sat 2nd March 2024 Tree Planting

On a bright early spring morning seven substantial fruit trees of heritage varieties were planted by members of the Club and Knighton Wild at Knighton Green.

Wed 28th February 2024 Club Meeting - Peering into the earliest galaxies

Speaker Prof. Nial Rahil Tanvir is a British astronomer at the University of Leicester. His research specialisms are the Extragalactic distance scale, Galaxy evolution and Gamma ray bursts. read more...

Wed 21st February 2024 Club Meeting - Sharma Centre

Beena & Yasmin read more...

Wed 14th February 2024 Club Meeting - Richard Spicer PENSION JUNGLE

Wed 7th February 2024 Club Meeting - the birth and early years of the Great Central Rlwy.

Speaker Malcolm Riddle read more...

Wed 31st January 2024 Club Meeting - Osprey Leadership Foundation

Speaker Tim Mackrill - Osprey Leadership Foundation - inspiring and enabling the conservation leaders of the future. read more...

Wed 24th January 2024 Club Meeting - Andrew Robinson

Wed 17th January 2024 Club Meeting - MY LIFE ON THE FOOTPLATE

Speaker - Brian KNIGHT

Wed 10th January 2024 Club Meeting - Leicester Hospitals Charity

Speaker Lydia Sharman

Wed 3rd January 2024 NomMeeting

Wed 27th December 2023 NO Meeting

Wed 20th December 2023 Christmas Meeting

Wed 13th December 2023 Special General Meeting

Details to be announced

Mon 11th December 2023 Hedge Planting at Gaulby Lodge Farm

100 + whips planted as infill in gaps on existing hedge row..

Wed 6th December 2023 Club Meeting - The Christmas Truce 1914

Speaker Peter Cousins

Wed 29th November 2023 Club Meeting BABY BASICS

Speaker Laura

Sun 26th November 2023 - Thu 1st January 1970 Club Meeting

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Wed 22nd November 2023 Club Meeting - District Governor Visit

D G - David Kendrick

Thu 16th November 2023 Hedge planting - 500 hedge plants , needed planting, possibly at short notice.

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Wed 15th November 2023 Club Meeting PLASTIC FREE

Speaker - Mandy Penfold read more...

Wed 8th November 2023 Club Meeting - President's Challenge

Speaker & Topic Details to be announced on the day.

Fri 3rd November 2023 Wyggeston Wood - Work Parties

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Wed 1st November 2023 Club Meeting - HEART RESEARCH

Speaker Prof. Zakkar
Mr Mustafa Zakkar, PhD
Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Honorary Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Specialist Clinical Interests
Aortic Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Sat 28th October 2023 Litter Pick with Blaby Scouts

Meet JANE YOUNG at 9.50am at The Blaby Scout Hut, Skippers Cl, Blaby, Leicester LE8 4JD. in readiness for a 10 am start.
HI VIZ club tabards to be worn.....

Wed 25th October 2023 Club Meeting - LOVE FOR LIFE

Speaker - Lara Best. Love4Life is a charity that supports people with learning disabilities and autism to make friends and find love through workshops and social events.

Wed 18th October 2023 Business Meeting

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Wed 11th October 2023 Club Meeting - Volunteering with the police

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Thu 5th October 2023 Social Evening - Indoor Bowls & Fish & Chip Supper

Venue - Narborough and District Bowling Club and Social Club
Coventry Rd, Narborough, Leicester LE19 2GT read more...

Wed 4th October 2023 Club Meeting - WISHES FOR KIDS - Chris Trivett

SPEAKER - Gary Lowe: Wishes 4 Kids has been created to grant a wish for children and youngsters in Leicestershire who are life limited, terminally ill, have experienced life-changing physical or emotional traumas and have suffered major abuse. read more...

Wed 27th September 2023 Club Meeting ‘Community Service- What next?’

Speaker Chris Trivett

Wed 20th September 2023 Club Meeting - Presidents Challenge

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Wed 13th September 2023 Club Meeting - WASTE What Happens Next ?

Speaker -Kimberley Tilley, Service Development Officer (Waste Management), Leicester City Council

Wed 6th September 2023 Club Meeting - WHATS IN A NAME ? - Robin Bowler

“What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.”
― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Wed 30th August 2023 Meeting - Leics Railway Snippets

In the absence of Rtn. Brian (unavailable) a loco Fireman on the Great Central in the 1950'/60's, Malcolm will show 2 Leicestershire nostalgic railway movies from the past....

Sat 26th August 2023 Pimms & Pate

At the home of Past President Stuart.
£10 pp - Proceeds to Water Aid

Thu 24th August 2023 Guided Tour Leicester Castle & DMU museum

Following the tour, members dined at BISTRO PIERRE 8-10 Millstone Lane

Wed 23rd August 2023 Club Meeting - 100 YEARS OF AUNTIE BBC

Speaker DAVE ANDREWS.

Wed 16th August 2023 Club Meeting - Financial Fraud

Organiser - John Wells

Wed 9th August 2023 Business Meeting

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Wed 2nd August 2023 Club Meeting - Fund Raising Discussions

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Wed 26th July 2023 Club Meeting - Origins of St John and up to Present Day

Speaker Val Griffith
Andrew Robinson giving members of the Rotary Club of Blaby and their guests the history, development and future plans for Wyggeston’s Wood.

Tue 25th July 2023 Wygeston Wood - Work Party

In conjunction with Blaby Rotary Club
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Wed 19th July 2023 Club Meeting Jack Hunter, Trout Farming in Denmark

Speaker Jack Hunter

Wed 12th July 2023 Club Meeting - Lord-Lieutenant Leicestershire Mike Kapur

.Organiser Mary French

Wed 5th July 2023 Meeting Presidents Invitational challenge

.Speaker Malcolm Riddle
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