Completed meetings and events 2020-2021

Randolph displaying the seed exchange box

Tue 30th March 2021 Rotary Club of the Isle of Thanet Sunrise seed exchange project

An idea from the club for the benefit of the community. A place to donate seeds and take others in exchange. Great idea for gardeners. read more...
An illustration of the type young people of Chernobyl  who are so much in need of help.

Wed 3rd March 2021 Donation to Chernobyl Children's Lifeline

A post updating our support for this charitable organisation. read more...
Caroline and Kevin's tabards worn while engaged in  marshalling at The old Saga Building at Westwood Cross, now being used as the Thanet Vaccination Centre

Wed 24th February 2021 Volunteering at the Thanet Vaccination Centre in the Old Saga Building at Westwood Cross

President Caroline Winzer and her husband Kevin Winzer rose to the occasion and did their first shift of the day, volunteering as marshals at the centre. This was in response to a request from Government to Rotary and other organisations read more...
The caption in the picture says it all.

Sun 21st February 2021 "Purple for Polio" crocuses ready to flower

A project that was started a while ago is now reaching fruition (or should we say it's blooming)
Our Logo for the Quiz

Fri 12th February 2021 Thanet Sunnrise Rotary Club's Virtual Quiz

A quiz held online at a Zoom Meeting. Everyone was invited, both Club Members, other Clubs' Members and the public at large. read more...
One of the little libraries in Thanet that the club has helped by donating book  marks created by the club.

Fri 29th January 2021 Thanet Little libraries

A post about something more than just donating money read more...
Lots of lovely loaves of bread awaiting delivery across Thanet to those in need.

Fri 8th January 2021 The Lifeboat Project

Bread donated by Krusty Kobb Bakery to the Lifeboat Project for distribution across Thanet. read more...
Just some of the hampers made up for distribution

Thu 24th December 2020 Christmas Hampers for Oasis Women's' refuge

Club members got together to make up some excellent Christmas Hampers to be taken to the local Oasis Women's' Refuge read more...
The famous Spitfire museum at Manston. A place well known the the residents of Thanet and beyond.

Sun 20th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 20 (The last day)

Its the last day of an epic journey. Well done Pop-up Santa. read more...
Here he is in all his glory. Goodness knows where he got all that from but doesn't he stand out. Well done Santa, you are almost home and dry. Not long to go now.

Sat 19th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 19

Pop-Up Santa has been getting exercise today on his tricycle, dragging along Elf and Chief Elf in the gusty weather read more...
Here's our boy. Pop-Up Santa with a microphone almost as big as his ego. Go for it Santa let rip and Rock and Roll..

Fri 18th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - Day 18

Santa Rocks. He has gone loopy today. Strutting his stuff at Ramsgate seafront and Broadstairs. read more...
Here is Pop-Up Santa with others preparing to do his bit for the environment. He'll really be working up a sweat dressed like that.

Thu 17th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - Day 17 (second venue)

Not content with exploring Margate Caves Pop-Up Santa took himself off to Hartsdown Park to help with tree planting. read more...
Here's our man outside the entrance to the caves. He has high hopes of a spectacular grotto for this Christmas. It's size almost matches his ego!!

Thu 17th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - Day 17 (first venue)

Pop-Up Santa has gone to the Margate Caves to see if he can have them for his grotto. Great idea Santa but I don't think you'll be in luck. read more...
Here is our daring-do Pop-Up Santa beside his favourite ship in Ramsgate harbour. The lifeboat. He's already had some fun on this in the past. (See earlier post).

Wed 16th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 16

Today Pop-Up Santa is making his presence felt at Ramsgate harbour. read more...
Beach hut Santa looks like he's come to make sandcastles. A riotous outfit, guaranteed to please the passers by.

Tue 15th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 15

Today Santa was at Westgate providing Christmas cheer to walkers. read more...
Pop-Up Santa is supposed to be helping to do some gardening work for the Sunken Garden Project. Looks more like he is fooling around in this picture.!!!

Mon 14th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 14

Santa visited the Sunken Gardens at Westbrook to give some festive help to the project. read more...
Yes they are woolly trees. All knitted by a local resident and her friends.

Sun 13th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey day 13 (second venue)

Santa arrives at Minster to see their woolly trees. read more...
Santa arriving at Margate Fire Station with some festive treats.

Sun 13th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 13 (first venue)

Pop-Up Santa came bearing gifts to Margate Fire Station read more...
Madder than box of frogs, here's Pop-Up Santa out to try out a vintage motor cycle and sidecar.

Sat 12th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 12

Santa messing about with a motor cycle and sidecar read more...
Here's the old boy on a real adventure this time.at the Waterloo Tower at Quex Park

Fri 11th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 11 (second venue)

Santa moves on to his second venue for a short visit. read more...
Here's Pop-Up Santa doing what he always does when he's got an audience.. Posing as usual, this time at Quex Barn for the benefit of the shoppers.

Fri 11th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 11 (first venue)

The first venue was the crazy golf at Quex Park.(after a quick pose at Quex Barn for shoppers)
And then he's off to scale some dizzy heights (see part two). read more...
Here is our Pop-Up Santa who had been granted exclusive access to Dreamland for his photo shoot.

Thu 10th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 10

Pop-Up Santa had a great day with a trip to Dreamland at Margate Seafront. read more...
Well what do you think? Looks a bit of a show off. Of course, because he is. All dressed up as a Viking Father Christmas. Very Classy

Wed 9th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 9

Pop-Up Santa has become a Viking on his trip to the Viking Ship at Cliffsend today read more...
Santa descending to the outer harbour basin to check out his latest transport idea.

Tue 8th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 8

Today Santa turned up at Ramsgate harbour, without his reindeer. Looks like he was checking out on some other kind of transport instead of the sleigh. read more...
Here's Santa who's obviously been netting and caught a fish - well an inflatable one at least.

Mon 7th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 7

Santa is today at Margate harbour arm read more...
Here's Pop-Up Santa just about to enter the windmill at Drapers Mills. He'll be calling himself Windy Miller next.

Sun 6th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 6

Santa popped over to check out Drapers Windmill and to get his long-suffering chief elf Caroline Winzer to take yet more pictures of him. read more...
Here's Santa heading down to Botany Bay for another day of surprising passers by

Sat 5th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa Christmas journey - day 5

Santa took himself off to Botany Bay read more...
Here is Santa on his converted three wheeler. I suppose he could have put a red nose on the front and labelled it Rudolph.

Fri 4th December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 4

Santa decided to give the people of Minnis Bay a treat by racing his three wheeler along the promenade. read more...
Here's Santa in a veritable winter wonderland at Quex Park, Birchington

Thu 3rd December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 3 (second venue)

Santa moves on from the chimney read more...
Here is the mystery place Pop-Up Santa visited today. But where on earth in Thanet is it?

Thu 3rd December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 3 (first venue)

A bit of a mystery this one. He's going into a building somewhere in Thanet - but where is it? read more...

Wed 2nd December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 2

Pop-Up Santa went to the Captain Digby Pub read more...
Santa at the North Foreland Golf Club follies

Tue 1st December 2020 Pop-Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 1 (second venue)

Santa moved on to a second venue on his first day's outing read more...
Santa resplendent in his outfit trying to outdo the famous statue of the lifeboatman at Margate Main Sands

Tue 1st December 2020 Pop Up Santa's Christmas journey - day 1 (first venue)

IOTS Pop up Santa at Margate main beach causing a stir read more...
The invite to join the Virtual Quiz

Fri 23rd October 2020 Rotary Club of the Isle of Thanet Sunrise Virtual Quiz

A fundraising quiz in support of Parkinsons Thanet and EK Independent Dementia Support, plus other charities read more...
President Caroline with club members Sarah and Martin Hughes together with Debbie Windridge

Tue 22nd September 2020 Keep Britain Tidy

Litter Picking in two teams between Westgate and Westbrook read more...
Caroline and Kevin's front drive loaded up with items for sale

Sat 5th September 2020 Caroline Winzer's Garage Sale

Caroline and Kevin's front drive loaded up with items for sale read more...
An inspirational; idea for volunteering.

Thu 13th August 2020 Coronavirus - help for Broadstairs

A volunteer event set up to support people during the pandemic (picture courtesy of Heather French Henry) read more...
Raising a glass of PImms to good company

Sat 8th August 2020 Come chat with me

A garden picnic fundraiser organised by Caroline and Kevin Winzer read more...
In the background, Sue and Peter Bateman on the left with Pam and Clive Turner on the right of the table. In the foreground is Kevin Winzer. Caroline, of course is behind the camera, taking the picture.

Thu 23rd July 2020 Picnic with the President

An afternoon of Picnic and PImms with the President and her husband. read more...
Rob Yates in his garden placing the President's Jewel on a table  for Caroline WInzer to collect prior to the Handover meeting on 2nd July 2020

Thu 2nd July 2020 Handover of the Presidency from Rob Yates to Caroline Winzer

Meeting at Rob Yates garden on 29th June 2020 to collect the President's Jewel and present Rob with his badge as Past President to be. The Handover to be a Zoom meeting on 2nd July 2020 read more...
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