Completed meetings and events 2021-2022

Wed 11th May 2022 Speaker Andy Wilson - Yorkshire Cancer Research

Andy is the Engagement Manager for Yorkshire Cancer Research based in Harrogate. Speaker Finder David Burrows , Visitors Host, Grace & Banners John Barrow, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Peter Meredith

Wed 4th May 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Geoff Brown, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Barrie Birch, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Derek O'Hearne

Wed 27th April 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Derek O'Hearne, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Alan Morrell , Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Barry Smith

Wed 20th April 2022 EASTER - NO Club Meeting

EASTER - NO Meeting at Northcliffe Golf Club

Wed 13th April 2022 Speaker:  Rtn Maurice Baren (RC Keighley)

Maurice has written quite a number of Books about ‘How it all began at . . . . ‘ Speaker Finder John Barrow, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners David Burrows, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms M. Atif read more...

Wed 6th April 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Geoff Brown, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Alan Arthur
Juliet Adoch

Wed 30th March 2022 Speaker Peace Scholar Juliet Adoch

Juliet is from Uganda and told us about the goings on there and her experiences of being a Peace Scholar. ----- Speaker Finder K Brown, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Robert Allan, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms read more...
Trees that were planted

Sat 26th March 2022 Ninth Tree Tree Planting

Bradford Blaize undertook their ninth tree planting since 2012 on behalf of the Forest of Bradford. read more...
Tony Emmott

Wed 23rd March 2022 Speaker Tony Emmott - The Bradford Fire

Tony will tell us a bit about the aftermath of the fire at Bradford City football ground in 1985. Speaker Finder Alan Morrell, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Peter Meredith , Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Peter Meredith
Ukraine Flag

Wed 16th March 2022 Business/Council Meeting & Review of Committee Action Plans

Visitors Host, Grace & Banners M. Atif, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Keith Brown read more...

Wed 9th March 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Robert Allan, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Derek O'Hearne , Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Robert Askew

Wed 2nd March 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Peter Meredith , Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Barry Smith, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Tony Gill

Wed 23rd February 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Barry Smith, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms John Barrow

Wed 16th February 2022 Alan Arthur - Books

Speaker Finder Alan Arthur is organising for members to talk about their favourite book. Visitors Host, Grace & Banners ???????, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Barrie Birch read more...

Wed 9th February 2022 Speaker Ken Senior

As Speaker Finder Ken Senior was ill Keith Brown organised for Barrie Birch to show a video of Julia Bradbury on a walk over the Catbells in the Lake District., Visitors Host, Grace & Banners ???????, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Alan Morrell
Margaret Hollis with her books

Wed 2nd February 2022 Speaker Margaret Holliss - author

Margaret is the author of a series of children's books titled Magical History Stories. Speaker Finder Robert Askew, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Keith Brown , Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms David Burrows

Wed 26th January 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Atif, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Tony Gill, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Geoff Brown

Wed 19th January 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Tony Gill, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Robert Askew, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Robert Allan

Wed 12th January 2022 Speaker

Speaker Finder Barry Smith, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners M. Atif, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Geoff Brown

Wed 5th January 2022 Club Business/Council Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace & Banners John Barrow, Cash Desk & Sergeant Peter Meredith

Wed 29th December 2021 NO MEETING - CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

NO MEETING AT NORTHCLIFFE GOLF CLUB - CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

Wed 22nd December 2021 NO MEETING - CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

NO MEETING AT NORTHCLIFFE GOLF CLUB - CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

Thu 16th December 2021 Carols at Bradford Cathedral

The carol service is 5:30pm for 6:00pm and Bradford Rotary Club claim it will go on until 9:30pm on their web site!
Sir David Wootton

Wed 15th December 2021 Speaker Sir David Wootton

Blaize Ladies came to our Christmas Lunch, a 'bonus' was the visiting Speaker - Sir David Wootton (former Lord Mayor of London). Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Barrie Birch, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Derek O'Hearne read more...

Wed 8th December 2021 Discussion about the Club

As Mike is on leave of abscence because of illness David organised a discussion about the Club. Speaker Finder Mike Clewes, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Barrie Birch, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Derek O'Hearne

Wed 1st December 2021 Speaker

Speaker Finder Peter Meredith , Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Alan Morrell, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms M. Atif

Wed 24th November 2021 Speaker

Speaker Finder Geoff Brown, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners David Burrows, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Alan Arthur

Wed 17th November 2021 EGM + Business / Council Meeting & Review of Committee Action Plans

Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Geoff Brown, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Graham Robinson

Wed 10th November 2021 Speaker

Speaker Finder Derek O'Hearne , Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Robert Allan, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Mike Clewes

Wed 3rd November 2021 Speaker: Janet Crampton: District Lead on Polio Plus

Janet's talk will include a slideshow, together with Insights & Updates on the present situation on Polio ----- Speaker Finder John Barrow, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Peter Meredith, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Keith Brown read more...
BRADFORD BLAIZE_FINAL Meeting at The Bradford Club on 27th October 2021

Wed 27th October 2021 Speaker

Speaker Finder Barrie Birch, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners M. Atif, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Robert Askew

Wed 20th October 2021 Speaker

Speaker Finder M. Atif, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Derek O'Hearne , Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Tony Gill
Saltergate Children's Home Logo

Wed 13th October 2021 Speaker Kevin Morley - Saltergate Children's Home in Ethiopia

Kevin will give us an update on his work in Ethiopia and the problems that the civil war are causing. Speaker Finder Alan Morrell, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Barry Smith, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms John Barrow read more...

Wed 6th October 2021 Club Business/Council Meeting

Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Alan Arthur, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Barrie Birch

Wed 29th September 2021 No Meeting at The Bradford Club - Golf Tournament

There will be no meeting at The Bradford Club as we are holding our much postponed Charity Golf Tournament at Ilkley Golf Club. Please see the page linked in details for further information. read more...
Blaize 29th Charity Golf Tournament

Wed 29th September 2021 Charity Golf Tournament at Ilkley Golf Club

The Rotary Club of Bradford Blaize will hold their 29th Annual Charity Golf Competition at Ilkley Golf Club. The total raised for charity so far since inception is £175,000. read more...

Wed 22nd September 2021 David's Speaker has had to cancel because of Covid

Tim will talk about the effect of Brexit on Bradford business. Speaker Finder David David promises an evening of chat & fun. Visitors Host Mike Clewes, Grace & Banners , Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms David Burrows read more...

Wed 15th September 2021 Speaker Alan Arthur - funny occurrences in working life

Speaker Finder Alan Arthur will lead a discussion funny things that occurred in his and your working lives. Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Robert Askew, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Robert Allan

Wed 8th September 2021 Speaker Graham Robinson - Back to the Future

Speaker Finder Graham Robinson lead a discussion on how members had dealt with the pandemic and what they felt the future might look like. Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Tony Gill, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms Peter Meredith

Sun 5th September 2021 Blaize Garden Party

President John is holding a Garden / Tea Party at his house. Bar opens at 2pm; Tea and buns served from 3pm.

Wed 1st September 2021 Speaker Suzanne Watson MD of Approach PR

We hope to resume face to face meetings at The Bradford Club on this date.
Speaker Finder Keith Brown, Visitors Host, Grace & Banners Alan Morrell, Cash Desk & Sergeant at Arms M. Atif read more...
ShelterBox

Wed 25th August 2021 Speaker Sanj Srikanthan - "Going the Last Mile as a Humanitarian"

Robert will be having Mike show the Rotary Together Talk by the Chief Executive of ShelterBox. The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Speaker Finder Robert Askew, Sergeant at Arms Derek O'Hearne read more...

Wed 18th August 2021 Meeting Cancelled

As several members are attending Shakespeare in the park at East Riddlesden Hall it has beeb decided to cancel this weeks meeting.
A girl using one of the stoves

Wed 11th August 2021 The killer you probably don’t know exists

Mike will show a presentation from a U.S. based charity that provides cooking stoves in South America.The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Speaker Finder Mike Clewes, Sergeant at Arms Alan Arthur read more...
Life in Lockdown From The Animals Point Of View

Wed 4th August 2021 Life in Lockdown From The Animals Point Of View

David will be showing the Rotary Together Talk - Will Travers Virginia McKenna - Life in Lockdown From The Animals Point Of View.
The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Speaker Finder David Burrows, Sergeant at Arms Graham Robinson

Wed 28th July 2021 Club Business/Council Meeting

The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Sergeant at Arms Mike Clewes

Wed 21st July 2021 Speaker ???

Geoff suggests that you have a pen and paper at the ready.
The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Speaker Finder Geoff Brown, Sergeant at Arms Keith Brown

Wed 14th July 2021 Speaker Derek O'Hearne

Derek showed a video on the history and manufacture of whisky.
The meeting was held by Zoom video conference.
Speaker Finder Derek O'Hearne, Sergeant at Arms Robert Askew

Wed 7th July 2021 Video K2 The Worlds Most Dangerous Mountain

John Waterhouse showed a video about climbing K" without ancillary oxygen. The meeting was held by Zoom video conference.
Speaker Finder John Waterhouse, Sergeant at Arms Tony Gill
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