Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Fri 30th June 2017 President's Swansong

Fri 23rd June 2017 Rtn Vivienne Leslie: My Job Talk

Fri 16th June 2017 Mr Bob Bowman: From council estate to Buckingham Palace via the police and Leeds Rhinos.

Mr Bowman is Operations Director, Leeds Rhinos Foundation.

Thu 15th June 2017 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 9th June 2017 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 7th June 2017 Geoffrey Forster: Bonaparte's battle carriage in Leeds.

Fri 2nd June 2017 Club assembly

Fri 26th May 2017 Rachael Cawte, mezzo-soprano, Cooke-Webster prize winner, will sing for us.

Our visitors

Thu 25th May 2017 - Sun 28th May 2017 RC Braunschweig-Richmond visit to Leeds 2017


Sat 20th May 2017 District council meeting, Fulford

Fri 19th May 2017 Mr Martin Hamilton: The work of the Leeds Civic Trust.

Mr Hamilton is director of the Leeds Civic Trust

Thu 18th May 2017 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 12th May 2017 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 10th May 2017 Ruth Perrott: VisionCare Optometry.

Eyecare in Africa; the recycling of spectacles and the Specsort project

Sat 6th May 2017 District assembly, Fulford

Fri 5th May 2017 Committee meetings

Fri 28th April 2017 Annual General Meeting

Wed 26th April 2017 Community Service spring fund-raising event.

Raising funds for Talking Books RNIB/ Action for Blind and Partially Sighted People read more...

Fri 21st April 2017 Mrs Carren Bell: Lagan's Foundation Home Support Service

Thu 20th April 2017 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 14th April 2017 Good Friday - NO MEETING

Wed 12th April 2017 Mr A A Dhand, author: Streets of Darkness

Fri 7th April 2017 Mr John Howley: The Sylvia Wright Trust

The work of the Sylvia Wright Trust in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu

Fri 31st March 2017 Mr John Freer: How I got into horticulture.

Fri 24th March 2017 Ms Catherine Chadwick-Rayner: The SAFER project.

The speaker is Community Project Officer with the West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service.

Sat 18th March 2017 PEPS (for President-Elect), Fulford

Fri 17th March 2017 Mr Mark Warner: Working towards a circular economy.

Mr Warner is Sustainability Manager at Leeds Beckett University.

Thu 16th March 2017 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 10th March 2017 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 8th March 2017 Rtn Andy Morrison: Changing young lives in Nepal.

Andy is a member of the Rotary Club of Harrogate Brigantes. His talk is about an IT, literacy and economic regeneration project in Nepal being put together for a Rotary Foundation global grant proposal.

Fri 3rd March 2017 1. Rtn Keith Harbage - Rotary Club Central; 2. Committee meetings

Tue 28th February 2017 Technology tournament, Leeds

Rotary Technology Tournament for schools in the Leeds area to be held at the John Charles Sports Centre.

Fri 24th February 2017 David Boorman: BLISS - a charity for premature and sick babies.

Fri 17th February 2017 Mr Tom Smith: Leeds recycling and energy recovery facility.

Mr Smith is Head of Waste Operations, Leeds City Council.

Thu 16th February 2017 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 10th February 2017 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 8th February 2017 Mr Malcolm Johnson: The Middleton Railway Trust Ltd

Fri 3rd February 2017 Mr Liam McQuaid: Martin House Children's Hospice

Sat 28th January 2017 District council meeting, Fulford

Fri 27th January 2017 Jacquie McGuire: Talking Books

Fri 20th January 2017 NO MEETING TODAY

Thu 19th January 2017 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Wed 18th January 2017 Kristyn Behrends: Promoting Peace through Self-Sufficiency

Kristyn Behrends is a Rotary Peace Fellow, class XV, presently studying at the University of Bradford. Her particular areas of study are Peace, Conflict, and Development. read more...
Young Citizen Awards 2016

Mon 16th January 2017 Leeds Young Citizen Awards

The annual Rotary Leeds Young Citizen award ceremony will be held in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Leeds in the Civic Hall.

Fri 13th January 2017 Committee meetings

Fri 6th January 2017 Canon John Holmes: New Year, New Hope.

Canon John Holmes will deliver the new year message on this, our first meeting of 2017.

Fri 30th December 2016 NO MEETING

Fri 23rd December 2016 NO MEETING

Fri 16th December 2016 Club Christmas lunch

Christmas lunch for club members and partners ONLY who have pre-booked. Meet at 11.30 am to sit down to lunch promptly at 12 o'clock.

Fri 9th December 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 7th December 2016 Marguerite Roy: Women in peacekeeping

Marguerite has had extensive experience working overseas, starting with the Peace Corps of the United States as a volunteer and technical advisor in Guinea, West Africa. She is presently studying for a post-graduate degree at the University of Leeds.

Fri 2nd December 2016 Presentations by RYLARIANS Latham Haigh and Heather Martin

Fri 25th November 2016 Special general meeting

Fri 18th November 2016 Emma Clark: Podiatry/Chiropody

Thu 17th November 2016 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 11th November 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Thu 10th November 2016 Annual festive evening

Our annual festive evening will be held at Castle Grove Masonic Hall, Headingley, 7.00 for 7.30 pm. Elizabeth Cameron (soprano) will sing for us. Surplus funds from this event will be donated to ShelterBox.

Wed 9th November 2016 Barry Simmons: My Life as an Egghead

Fri 4th November 2016 Committee meetings

Sat 29th October 2016 Blood pressure testing

Blood pressure testing in the Merrion Centre in support of the work of The Stroke Association.
Organiser: Roger Ehrlich

Fri 28th October 2016 The Lord Mayor & Lady Mayoress of Leeds

Visit of our Patron, The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Gerry Harper and the Lady Mayoress, Miss Lynn Scholes.

Fri 21st October 2016 Gerald Jennings: Leeds Chamber of Commerce

Thu 20th October 2016 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 14th October 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 12th October 2016 Ian Parker: Literacy in a Box

Fri 7th October 2016 - Sun 9th October 2016 District conference, Scarborough

Fri 7th October 2016 Business meeting

Fri 30th September 2016 Gary Don: Collectibles

Fri 23rd September 2016 Alan Cooke: Fifty Years Selling Homes

Sat 17th September 2016 District council meeting, Fulford

Fri 16th September 2016 Jane McHale: The Sick Children's Trust

Thu 15th September 2016 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 9th September 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 7th September 2016 William Baldry: Phenomenon Reality

Fri 2nd September 2016 Committee meetings

Fri 26th August 2016 Ian Vellins: Unknown War Hero

Fri 19th August 2016 Visit of District Governor Phil Poole.

Sat 13th August 2016 Bowls at Grassington

Bowls at Grassington

Fri 12th August 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 10th August 2016 Richard Strudwick: Of Maces, Mayors and Merriment

Fri 5th August 2016 Rtn Robert Sladdin: Model Villages

Tue 2nd August 2016 Charity organ recital at Mill Hill Chapel

Organ recital

Fri 29th July 2016 PDG Robert Jackson: End Polio Now

Fri 22nd July 2016 Kate Moree: The Seagull Project

Thu 21st July 2016 Council at Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 15th July 2016 Committee meetings

Fri 8th July 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 6th July 2016 Major Stanley Hardy: The Lord Lieutenant's Office

Fri 1st July 2016 Presidential handover

Installation of Rtn Peter Loveday as president for the Rotary year 2016-17
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