Completed meetings and events 2020-2021

Wed 2nd June 2021 Whitsuntide

Enjoy the sunshine on this day off :-)

Wed 26th May 2021 Behind the scenes at the Victoria Theatre

A talk by Mr Tim Fagan - Manager
Victoria Theatre Halifax

'Behind the scenes at the Victoria Theatre'.

Wed 19th May 2021 Overgate update and presentation

Presentation to Overgate of cheque for the climb a tower fundraiser.
Thanks to all who supported the event but special thanks to Geraldine for organising the races, Maggie for selling the horses, the Batemans for running the tote.

Sun 16th May 2021 A day at the races

All the fun of the race course, from the comfort of the sofa!
With approximately 20 members and guests participating, we had an exciting and fun afternoon, whilst raising £400 for Rotary charities.

Wed 12th May 2021 Charter Evening

Charter Evening - happy birthday to us
Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Wed 28th April 2021 Yorkshire Air Ambulance a talk by Lynne Copley

A talk about Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Partners and guests are welcome to attend.

Wed 21st April 2021 AGM

Waterhouse Homes

Wed 31st March 2021 Waterhouse Homes

Rtn Michael Steele will be speaking on the history of Waterhouse Homes
Halifax Parish Church

Wed 24th March 2021 The restoration of the Minster roof.

The speaker on the 24th is to be Rotarian Revd. Canon Hilary Barber on the restoration of the Minster roof.

Wed 17th March 2021 Lister Lane Cemetery

The speaker is David Glover and his subject is the history of Lister Lane Cemetery

Wed 10th March 2021 Halifax Club Charter / Scatter Night

Many members will be attending the lunchtime Halifax club's Charter Evening; those who don't should use the opportunity to scatter
Carers UK logo

Wed 3rd March 2021 Carers UK - a talk by Rotarian Shabir Hussain

Shabir Hussain from Sowerby Bridge Club updating on the partnership between the organisation and Rotary.

Sun 28th February 2021 Halifax Calder TT Race

37 miles white knuckle ride sandwiched between 2 exhilarating roller-coaster sea crossings - for only £5!!! read more...
Wainhouse Tower

Sun 28th February 2021 Halifax Calder Rotary Climb the Tower for Overgate Hospice. From now until

Join the members of Halifax Calder Rotary and enjoy a virtual climb of Wainhouse Tower to raise funds for Overgate Hospice.
Talking newspapers logo

Wed 17th February 2021 Talking Newspapers Sue Hanson Calderdale Council's Civic Support Officer

Talking Newspapers - a talk by Sue Hanson, Calderdale Council's Civic Support Officer.
Partners and guests are welcome to attend.

Sun 31st January 2021 Christmas now and then

Christmas now and then - a few snaps from years gone by

Wed 13th January 2021 School in a bag - speaker Luke Simon

Globally, there are millions of children who are deprived of an opportunity to learn. On an individual basis, a SchoolBag for these children can provide vastly improved learning capabilities, hope and a lifeline to a future out of poverty.

Wed 16th December 2020 Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols.
Music from Tim Pool on cornet and possibly, just possibly, the rest of the Pool family (if the instruments are out of storage by then!)
Coal Pit

Wed 9th December 2020 Coal pit pottery - a talk by John Colton

What is Coal pit pottery?
See below for the Google explanation, or join us on the 9th to find out from John read more...

Wed 2nd December 2020 Singo Bingo night

Dancing juice and dancing shoes compulsory
Overgate Hospice

Wed 18th November 2020 Overgate catch up

A talk by Nicola from Overtgate
President Geraldine laying the poppy wreath at the Halifax Cenotaph

Wed 11th November 2020 - Thu 12th November 2020 Lest we forget

President Geraldine laying the wreath at the Cenotaph in Halifax read more...

Wed 4th November 2020 Special General Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the Special General Meeting of the Club will be held on the 4th November

First prize

Sun 11th October 2020 Rotary Treasure Hunt

A day out for ALL the family.
Social-distancing exempt!

Sat 3rd October 2020 - Sat 31st October 2020 Rotary's 'monumental contribution' to ending polio celebrated

Rotary's 'monumental contribution' to ending polio celebrated in PMQs read more...

Wed 30th September 2020 - Mon 31st August 2020 This is what Rotary can achieve

New Mercy Ship
Calderdale Way

Wed 30th September 2020 Halifax Calder Rotarians move The Calderdale Way

A team of club members plus family and friends have begun to walk the (equivalent of) 50 mile Calderdale Way read more...
Cat's eyes

Wed 23rd September 2020 Percy Shaw - a talk about the man by Glenda Shaw

Glenda Shaw will give a talk about her great uncle Percy Shaw read more...

Wed 12th August 2020 UK dam legislation and recent reservoir incidents

A talk by Richard Robson

Wed 29th July 2020 Fancy a cornet, mother?

I'd rather listen to that nice Tim Pool play his, father! read more...