Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Thu 28th June 2018 Club Handover

Outgoing President Peter Bramwell hands over President's insignia to incoming president Tom Sharples.

Sun 24th June 2018 Car Boot sale Seaham


Thu 21st June 2018 Midsummer Gathering - Polio Eradication Barbara & Ian's home

Foundation event at Barbara and Ian's house

Thu 14th June 2018 Quiz- DE at home to Durham Bede


Fri 8th June 2018 Strawberry and Sparkling night at Ann and Jeff's

Strawberries and Sparkle at Ann's Strawberry night at Ann and Jeff's house

Thu 7th June 2018 Club Assembly


Thu 24th May 2018 Planning for 2018/18-9 & Business meeting


Mon 21st May 2018 - Thu 24th May 2018 Purple4Polio Grand Tour

May 21st – 24th District checkpoint Beamish Museum

Thu 17th May 2018 Fish & Chips Supper


Sun 13th May 2018 Swimathon – Spennymoor Leisure Centre

The swans will swim again for Breast Cancer Care and the chosen charity of Spennymoor Rotary Club

Thu 10th May 2018 Committees & Business meeting


Thu 3rd May 2018 District Assembly or Scatter


Thu 19th April 2018 95th Charter Celebration Rotary Club of Durham & Quiz- DE at home to Houghton-le-Spring

Dinner at Ramside Hall Hotel. Dress code: formal
Quiz at home

Thu 12th April 2018 Let’s get connected using WhatsApp

Peter A and Barbara B to facilitate members how to get connected to the Durham Elvet Rotary Club's groupsapp

Thu 5th April 2018 AGM and Business meeting


Sat 17th March 2018 “Pâté & Puds” - Foundation event at the home of Liz & Dave


Thu 8th March 2018 Rotary Club Central – Stewart Atkin

Rotary Club Central is an online tool to help clubs set and track their goals and achievements. Click below for accessing the Club Reference Guide

Thu 1st March 2018 Committees & Business meeting


Thu 22nd February 2018 Gulyas night at Klari's

Hungarian Gulyas Authentic gulyas cooked by Klari

Sat 17th February 2018 - Sun 18th February 2018 Leadership Assembly - Warwick


Thu 15th February 2018 District Quiz- DE at home (Hallgarth) to Chester-Le-Street


Sun 11th February 2018 Sponsored walk around Durham

Durham An exciting treasure hunt in the city of Durham with hidden clues along the way organised by Peter Atkinson. All money raised will got to the Treetops Ward, University Hospital of North Durham. Gathering at 1pm by the statue of the Marquess of Londonderry

Thu 8th February 2018 Committees & Business meeting


Thu 1st February 2018 Committees & Business meeting


Thu 14th December 2017 Club Christmas Meal at Hallgarth


Sun 10th December 2017 Collection at Sainsbury's

Community and Vocation

Thu 7th December 2017 Committees and Business Meeting

arthur speaks about his role as a Deputy County Lieutenant ...

Thu 30th November 2017 Durham 3 clubs meeting

Speaker Abi Atkinson

Thu 23rd November 2017 Speaker PDG Terry Long - RYLA


Thu 16th November 2017 Speaker Nicolas Nasser, General Manager Hallgard


Fri 10th November 2017 Broth Night at Ann's

Broth Night at Ann and Jeff Southern's house in Durham DH1 1JP no.1 in aid of The Meila Centre, Võru, Estonia

Thu 9th November 2017 Speaker Revd. David Tomlinson

Revd. David Tomlinson The title of David's talk is 'Vicars only work on Sundays'

Sat 4th November 2017 Continuous donations for the Rotary's Shelter Box project

Margaret selling jewelry for the Shelter Box project Peter Bramwell's continuous support for the Shelter Boxes distributed by Rotary across the world disaster areas

Sat 4th November 2017 Continuous donations for the Rotary's Shelter Box project

Bramwell's continuous support for the Shelter Boxes distributed by Rotary acros the world disaster areas

Fri 3rd November 2017 Donations 'Pay for a Day' St Cuthbert Hospice

Support for the Living Well Centre in loving memory of John Sinclair, Howard Pattinson and Jerzy Kowalczyk. To raise the funds Tom Sharples, Mark Sinclair and Maja Kowalczyk took on a sponsored Lake District walk from Glenridding to Helvellyn – and back.

Thu 2nd November 2017 Committee and Business Meeting


Thu 26th October 2017 Speaker Rtn Pauline Crow - team RAD Laos

Laos Pauline will talk about team RAD's recent work in a Children's Hospital in Laos.

Thu 19th October 2017 Speaker Darren Hughff

Yugoslavia Darren Hughff will share his thoughts about what happened in Yugoslavia

Thu 12th October 2017 Ann Southren MBE receives Paul Harris Fellowship

President Peter Bramwell congratulates Ann Southren MBE, who has been chosen for this year's Paul Harris Fellowship award by the club-members.

Thu 12th October 2017 Tapas Evening at Peter and Gwen's

Tapas Home made tapas at Peter and Gwen's home Low Meadows in Lanchester

Tue 10th October 2017 The planting of 5000 purple crocus corms in aid of Polio

President Peter Bramwell and his wife Gwen and club secretary Arthur Charlton On Tuesday, 10th October as part of Rotary International's ongoing campaign to raise awareness of Polio and to work towards eliminating the disease, the three Durham Rotary Clubs got together to plant a further 5000 purple crocus corms on the roundabout.

Thu 5th October 2017 Committees and Business Meeting


Thu 28th September 2017 Speaker Rtn. Paul Keeley District Planting Champion

Rotary Tree Challenge ...

Thu 21st September 2017 Speaker Rtn. Anne Sadler from Rotakids


Thu 14th September 2017 Official Visit DG Len Burns and Valerie and the induction of Lis Robson as new member

DG Len Burns' induction of Lis Robson ...

Thu 7th September 2017 Committee and Business Meeting

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