Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Wed 1st April 2020 Meeting cancelled owing to Charity Dinner on 31-3-20

As we are holding a Charity Dinner on the 31 March 2020 at the Aagrah Midpoint in aid of the Marie Curie Bradford Hospice there will be no meeting at The Bradford Club. See:
www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=785701&ClubID=183

Sat 28th March 2020 Tree Planting for the Ninth Year

Tree Planting in March 2019 Alan has again organised for us to go tree planting at Hodsons Farm Straight Lane, Addingham Moorside, Ilkley, LS29 9JU. This time the organising company is Yorgreen Community Interest Company which has taken over from the Forest of Bradford. read more...

Wed 25th March 2020 Speaker Tony Ashton - A Construction Project

Tony Ashton Speaker Finder Tony Ashton will be talking through a construction project (With Pictures). He will explain all the stages of the re-building of a property., Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Waterhouse, Cash Desk Derek O'Hearne

Wed 18th March 2020 Speaker??

Speaker Finder Tony Gill, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Keith Brown, Cash Desk John Waterhouse

Wed 18th March 2020 - Wed 17th March 2021 All meetings at The Bradford Club have been cancelled

All future meetings have been cancelled until further notice Please note that owing to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic the decision has been taken to cancel all future meetings at The Bradford Club until further notice.

Wed 11th March 2020 Business/Council Meeting & Review of Committee Action Plans

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Mike Clewes, Cash Desk Barry Smith

Wed 4th March 2020 Speaker Professor Mike Dixon - A visit to Zambia

Professor Dixon gave a slide show presentation about a visit to Zambia. ----------------- Speaker Finder Derek O'Hearne, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Barrow, Cash Desk M. Atif read more...

Wed 26th February 2020 Speaker Barrie Birch - One of 6 English Towns

As Barrie is unable to attend Mike will show one of his videos by Alec Clifton-Taylor. ----------- Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Gill, Cash Desk John Watson

Thu 20th February 2020 Visit to RAF Menwith Hill

A model of a modern satallite which hangs from the ceiling in the reception area of RAF Menwith Hill Barry Smith organised a visit to the joint USA / UK satallite monitoring station at RAF Menwith Hill. Afterwards we repaired to The Hopper Lane Hotel for dinner read more...

Wed 19th February 2020 Speaker Amanda Warrant - Marie Curie

Marie Curie Logo Amanda updated us on the work of the Marie Curie Hospice in Bradford. Speaker Finder John Watson, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Ashton, Cash Desk Keith Howard read more...

Wed 12th February 2020 Speaker Dr John Rhodes & Iris Rhodes - Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships Logo Dr Rhodes is a retired GP from Riddlesden and has done work on Mercy Ships. He gave a presentation along with his wife Iris about the ship. -------- Speaker Finder Alan Morrell, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barry Smith, Cash Desk John Barrow read more...

Wed 5th February 2020 Speaker Rtn Anne Griffin - Bradford 2020 Disability Games

New Age Kurling Anne from Bradford Bronte will tell us about the organisation for the Disability Games to be held at Bradford Grammar School on 31/5/20. ------ Speaker Finder Mike Clewes, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk John Waterhouse read more...

Wed 5th February 2020 Speaker Rtn Anne Griffin - Bradford 2020 Disability Games

Anne from Bradford Bronte will tell us about the organisation for the Disability Games to be held at Bradford Grammar School on 31/5/20. ------ Speaker Finder Mike Clewes, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk John Waterhouse read more...

Wed 29th January 2020 Speaker Bill Adams - Are Trade Unions Still Necessary?

Bill Adams of the TUC Bill Adams is the Regional Secretary of the TUC for Yorkshire and the Humber region.----------------------- Speaker Finder Keith Brown, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners M.Atif, Cash Desk Alan Morrell read more...

Wed 22nd January 2020 Speaker John Waterhouse - The state of the nation?

John Waterhouse John spoke about what is currently happening in the world saying he hoped to give an insight to the "Spirit of the age". -------- Speaker Finder John Waterhouse, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Robert Askew, Cash Desk Derek O'Hearne read more...

Wed 15th January 2020 Speaker Mark Atkinson - Horse Racing

Mark who is Keith Howards driver and racing partner will told us more about the sport and Keith's stable of horses. ---------- Speaker Finder Keith Howard, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Morrell, Cash Desk Keith Brown read more...

Wed 8th January 2020 Club Club Business/Council Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Graham Robinson, Cash Desk Pierre Richterich

Wed 1st January 2020 Closed for New Year NO MEETING

There will be no meetings over the Christmas New Year period.

Wed 25th December 2019 Closed for Christmas NO MEETING

There will be no meetings over the Christmas New Year period.

Wed 18th December 2019 Closed for Christmas NO MEETING

There will be no meetings over the Christmas New Year period.

Wed 11th December 2019 Carols at the Catherdral

As usual we will have an early meal at The Bradford Club and then wend our way over to the Cathedral. --------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk Barry Smith

Wed 4th December 2019 Speaker Rtn Geoff Kenure - The way we were – supervising offenders in the 1960’s

Geoff Kenure Past President of Bradford Rotary Club Geoff told us about his time at the Probation Service -------- Speaker Finder John Barrow, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Ashton, Cash Desk Mike Clewes read more...

Wed 27th November 2019 Speaker Barry Empson---Kare for Kaleo

Kaleo Nursery Pupils Barry told the Club about the much needed and excellent work he is undertaking in this remote part of Ghana. ---------- Speaker Finder Tony Gill, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barrie Birch, Cash Desk Alan Arthur read more...

Wed 20th November 2019 Speaker our RYLA candidate Josh Chima

Josh in the middle with his mentors Derek Housely and Lucy Hodgson Josh told us about his experience on the RYLA course last August ------------------ Speaker Finder John Waterhouse, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Mike Clewes, Cash Desk Tony Gill read more...

Wed 13th November 2019 Business/Council Meeting & Review of Committee Action Plans

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Derek O'Hearne, Cash Desk Peter Meredith

Wed 6th November 2019 Speaker Jack Humphrey - Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Jack Humphrey Jack spent 5 months as an intern at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and told us a little bit about his time there. Speaker Finder Barry Smith, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Watson, Cash Desk Graham Robinson read more...

Wed 30th October 2019 Julia Coffin - Peace Scholar

Rotary World Peace Symposium Julia is a peace scholar at Bradford University funded by Rotary International. She will tell us about the programme. -------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Barrow, Cash Desk Robert Allan read more...

Wed 23rd October 2019 No Meeting at The Bradford Club - Amazon fulfilment centre

Tony Gill has organised a visit to the Amazon fulfilment centre at 12:30pm. Wives are welcome. The address is Balby Carr Bank, Doncaster DN4 5JS

Wed 16th October 2019 Speaker Josh Wallace - My Voyage on the ketch James Cook

Josh and some other crew members Josh was sponsored by us to sail with the Ocean Youth Trust North on the ketch "James Cook". He will tell us of his adventure. -------- Speaker Finder John Barrow, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Graham Robinson, Cash Desk Barrie Birch read more...

Fri 11th October 2019 - Sun 13th October 2019 District Conference - Scarborough

Several members will be attending the District Conference in Scarborough.

Wed 9th October 2019 Speaker Right Reverend Chris Edmondson

Right Reverend Chris Edmondson Chris has had a very interesting and varied life in the Church and will make that the subject of his talk. -------------- Speaker Finder Pierre Richterich, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Geoff Brown, Cash Desk Tony Ashton read more...

Wed 2nd October 2019 Speakers Chris & Anne Raine on their project in Malawi

Chris and Anne in Malawi Chris and Anne will talk about their involvement in providing equipment and training to help prevent ENT disease in Malawi. --- Speaker Finder Robert Askew, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Barry Smith, Cash Desk John Watson read more...

Thu 26th September 2019 275 Dictionaries 4 Life Presented to Local Schools

Presentations made at Bowling Park Primary School The Rotary Club of Bradford Blaize have today completed the distribution of 275 dictionaries to 5 primary schools within Bradford City. read more...

Wed 25th September 2019 Speakers Peter and Ann Hullah - Women’s Education Partnership

Women's Education Partnership Logo This charity aims to provide opportunities for talented young Sudanese women to study at university in their own country. ------Speaker Finder Robert Allan Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Peter Meredith, Cash Desk Robert Askew read more...

Wed 18th September 2019 Club Business/Council Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Robert Allan, Cash Desk Mike Clewes

Fri 13th September 2019 District Governor Manoj Joshi will speak to the G10 Clubs

DG Manoj will speak to all 10 Bradford Group clubs to update them on the messages from Rotary International and Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland

Wed 11th September 2019 MEETING CANCELLED - District Governor Meeting on Friday

The Bradford Group of 10 Rotary Clubs are meeting at the Dubrovnik hotel at lunchtime on Friday 13 September so this meeting has been cancelled.

Wed 4th September 2019 Speaker - Club Members

RYLA Course Two – Saturday 3rd August to Friday 9th August As our RYLA candidate had to cancel due to a family emergency Alan Arthur organised several members to talk about their favourite sportsman. --------- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Alan Morrell, Cash Desk Keith Brown read more...

Wed 28th August 2019 Speaker Barrie Birch - One of 6 English Towns

Barrie showed a 30 minute DVD from the Alec Clifton-Taylor series. ---- Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Tony Ashton, Cash Desk Barry Smith read more...

Wed 21st August 2019 No Meeting at The Bradford Club - Shakespeare in the park

East Riddlesden Hall photo By Mdcollins1984 - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2596959 As quite a few members will be attending the production of Midsummer Night's Dream by The Lord Chamberlains Men at East Riddlesden Hall there will be no meeting at The Bradford Club. read more...

Wed 14th August 2019 No External Speaker - Alan Arthur organised members to speak

Members spoke about their favourite sportsman. ------------ Speaker Finder Alan Arthur, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Waterhouse, Cash Desk Geoff Brown read more...

Wed 7th August 2019 Speaker Rotarian Mrs Sheila Wainwright - 'Who Cares'

Sheila with one of her Therapeutic Cats Sheila is the IPP of the Rotary Club of Wakefield and her talk centred around dementia. ---------- Speaker Finder John Watson, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Derek O'Hearne, Cash Desk M. Atif read more...

Sun 4th August 2019 - Sun 11th August 2019 Ocean Youth Trust North - Sailing on the James Cook

The James Cook Ocean Going Ketch Report on a James Cook sailing trip from Holland to North Shields by Josh Wallace read more...

Wed 31st July 2019 Speaker - Atif -

Atif Speaker Finder Alan Morrell has organised for Atif to be questioned about the Asian community in the area and also about the Muslim religion. Please email Alan with your questions. --- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Keith Howard, Cash Desk John Barrow

Wed 24th July 2019 Speaker - Mike Clewes - The second most important worsted producing town

Speaker Finder Mike Clewes will make a presentation on the most important worsted producing town after Bradford, , Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Pierre Richterich, Cash Desk Graham Robinson

Wed 17th July 2019 Speaker - M. Atif - Visit to local Mosque - No Meeting at The Bradford Club

Speaker Finder Atif will escort members on a tour of Westgate Mosque followed by dinner at Aagrah Midpoint. ----- Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Keith Brown, Cash Desk Peter Meredith read more...

Wed 10th July 2019 Meeting at Northcliffe Golf Club as The Bradford Club is Closed

NOTE CHANGE OF TIME TO 7:15 FOR 7:30pm. Barrie Birch will present another video of historical English towns . ---------- Speaker Finder Keith Howard, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners John Watson, Cash Desk Tony Gill read more...

Wed 3rd July 2019 Club Assembly

Speaker Finder David Burrows, Visitors Host, Grace and Banners Geoff Brown, Cash Desk Robert Allan
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