Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Fri 28th June 2019 Rtn. Nigel Wainman: Rotary Club of Leeds President 2018-19

Presidents Swansong

Fri 21st June 2019 Paul Isherwood: The Penny Dropped Community Interest Company

1. The mind of a compulsive gambler - what makes us tick
2. My own child gambling problem - how I overcame it.
3. Gamblers Anonymous - when to expect attending a meeting

Wed 12th June 2019 Nana Tomisige : Global Grant Scholar

Cultural differences between the U.K. and Japan

Sat 8th June 2019 District Council, Fulford, York

Fri 7th June 2019 Jonathan Williams FRSA : FareShare Yorkshire

The need for food in hundreds of vital frontline organisations across Leeds and Yorkshire, and how surplus food – so-called ‘food waste’ – can act as the solution.

Sat 1st June 2019 - Wed 5th June 2019 Rotary International Convention

RI Convention, Hamburg, Germany.

Fri 31st May 2019 Rtn Stuart Mills : 'The grass isn't always greener'

A story about how life is not always what it seems and the consequences

Thu 30th May 2019 - Sun 2nd June 2019 Visit to RC Braunschweig-Richmond

Fri 24th May 2019 Club Assembly

All members

Fri 17th May 2019 Ms Anna Smith: Flautist Music Performance

Cooke Webster prize winner 2018

Thu 16th May 2019 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Wed 8th May 2019 President's Dinner


Fri 3rd May 2019 Committee Meetings

Committee Meetings after lunch

Sat 27th April 2019 District assembly, Fulford, York

Fri 26th April 2019 Annual General Meeting

Fri 19th April 2019 No Meeting today

Good Friday

Wed 10th April 2019 Rtn David Waddington

My Job Talk

Fri 5th April 2019 Mr Darren Meade:Leeds Cancer Awareness Project

Cancer Screening and the importance of early detection.

Fri 29th March 2019 Rtn John Miles PHF: Global Sight Solutions

Global Sight Solutions - The Rotary avoidable blindness charity

Fri 22nd March 2019 Rtn Dr Anne Raine

The Malawi Project and the Global Grant

Thu 21st March 2019 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Sat 16th March 2019 PEPS (for President-Elect), Fulford, York

Wed 13th March 2019 Mr David Battersby: Maunby Investment Management Ltd

From Debt to Equity

Fri 8th March 2019 Ms Sarah Gamble: The Dogs Trust

The work of Dogs Trust

Fri 1st March 2019 Committee Meetings

Committee meetings after lunch

Fri 22nd February 2019 Rtn Andrew Bateman:Rotary International - District 1040 Foundation Grants Treasurer

Rotary Foundation - Our Charity
How it helps projects to improve our Communities at Home and Abroad

Wed 13th February 2019 Ms Tracey Gregory: Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance Development and Achievements

Fri 8th February 2019 Ms Julia Kay: BJ media

Using Jewish dancing for interfaith – with a demo!

Fri 1st February 2019 Professor David Young:

A Musical Memoir:
Tales from an International Career

Sat 26th January 2019 District Council, Fulford, York

Fri 25th January 2019 Mr Chris Gans: Adel-IT

How to get the best from computers

Thu 24th January 2019 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 18th January 2019 Committee Meetings

Committee meetings after lunch

Wed 9th January 2019 Mr John Battle: Chair of Bramley Baths

Mr Battle was formerly the Member of Parliament for the Leeds West constituency

Fri 4th January 2019 Rev John Day: New Year Message

Adviser in Mission Strategy and Church Revitalisation and Assistant Chaplain to the Archbishop of York

Fri 28th December 2018 NO MEETING TODAY

Fri 21st December 2018 NO MEETING TODAY

Fri 14th December 2018 Club Christmas lunch

Please note: Early Start 12 noon.
No Cashier on the day. This is a prepaid lunch.

Wed 12th December 2018 NO MEETING TODAY

Fri 7th December 2018 Billy Waddington : RYLA Awardee 2018

Billy will speak about his experiences at Hebden Hey - Summer 2018

Fri 30th November 2018 Mr Andrew Gowdy: Leeds Beekeepers Association

Bees and Beekeeping

Fri 23rd November 2018 Special General Meeting

All Members

Tue 20th November 2018 Festive evening

An evening of festive fellowship to raise funds for Lighthouse School, Cookridge. This event is now fully-booked. read more...

Fri 16th November 2018 No Meeting today

No Speaker

Thu 15th November 2018 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Wed 14th November 2018 Ms Lucy Gray: British Red Cross

The Red Cross response to the UK emergencies in 2017 –
the Manchester and London terror attacks, and the Grenfell Tower fire

Fri 9th November 2018 Mr John Whelpton: Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer Awareness : Health and Screening

Fri 2nd November 2018 Committee Meetings

Committee meetings after lunch

Fri 26th October 2018 Visit of our patron, the Lord Mayor of Leeds.

Visit of the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds read more...

Fri 19th October 2018 Ms Natalie Smith : Lighthouse School

Funding for our new 6th form Functional room to support our students to meet their full potential in meeting their destination

Fri 12th October 2018 - Sun 14th October 2018 District conference, Scarborough

Wed 10th October 2018 Jonathan Straight: Planet Straight

Bin There ; a career in waste and recycling

Fri 5th October 2018 Jessica Holland: St Vincent's Support Centre

President's Charity Speaker 2018-19

Fri 28th September 2018 Mr Paul Cooper: Principal - Bishop Young Academy

Modern Teaching in an Academy environment

Sat 22nd September 2018 District Council, Fulford, York

Fri 21st September 2018 Ms Sally Joynson : CEO Screen Yorkshire

The Film and Television Industry in Leeds

Thu 20th September 2018 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Wed 12th September 2018 Mr Wayne Stephenson: People Matters

People Matters, what we do, what we hope to achieve

Fri 7th September 2018 Committee Meetings

Committee Meetings after Lunch

Fri 31st August 2018 Mr Steve Ward: Author

Leeds: a focus for nineteenth century circus

Fri 24th August 2018 Mrs Hilary Lawther : Trustee - The Gambian Schools Trust

The work of the Gambian Schools Trust

Fri 17th August 2018 Visit of District Governor Nigel Arthurs

Fri 10th August 2018 No Meeting Today

Wed 8th August 2018 Rtn Robert Sladdin: Rotary Club of Calverley

Decline and Fall Yorkshire Style :the story of Wentworth Woodhouse and the Earls of Fitzwilliam who 100 years ago were one of the richest families in the land .

Fri 3rd August 2018 Mr Peter Wrigley: Wateraid

The work and achievements of Wateraid

Sat 28th July 2018 Bowls at Grassington

Annual outing to Grassington for bowls, with dinner to follow. read more...

Fri 27th July 2018 Scott Finlay : Dogs for Good

Dogs for Good is a life-transforming charity, creating partnerships between people living with disability and specially trained assistance dogs.

Fri 20th July 2018 Committee Meetings

Meeting of all committees after lunch

Thu 19th July 2018 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Wed 11th July 2018 Ms Tracy Gregory: Yorkshire Air Ambulance


Fri 6th July 2018 Presidential handover

Installation of Rotarian NIGEL WAINMAN as PRESIDENT for the Rotary year 2018-19
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