Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Fri 19th June 2020 Rtn. Angela Sheen: Rotary Club of Leeds President 2019-20

President's Swansong online

Sat 13th June 2020 District Council online

Fri 5th June 2020 Club assembly online

President Elect Nancy Norton presents the programme for 2020-21

Fri 22nd May 2020 Rtn David Johnson

Uncle John and the stirrup-pump” - (a family anecdote from my childhood)

Club meeting online

Thu 21st May 2020 Council Meeting online

Fri 8th May 2020 75th anniversary of V.E. Day

Some members tell us of their recollections of V.E. Day - online meeting.

Fri 1st May 2020 Annual General Meeting

1230 - online meeting

Fri 24th April 2020 Online club meeting

Fri 17th April 2020 Online club meeting

Fri 10th April 2020 Good Friday - online meeting

Fri 3rd April 2020 Online club meeting


Fri 27th March 2020 Trial online club meeting


Thu 19th March 2020 Council Meeting

Meeting held by email responses in view of Covid-19 lockdown regulations.

Fri 13th March 2020 Rtn David Waddington

Media - The good the bad the funny

Fri 6th March 2020 Committee Meetings

1330 Cosmopolitan Hotel - after lunch

Fri 28th February 2020 A Distinguished Speaker:

Escape from Nazi Germany to Darkest Africa

Fri 21st February 2020 Ms Jackie Chrouch: Support and Outreach Worker : The Joanna Project

We work with hard to reach women who are facing multiple disadvantages; women, trapped by life controlling addictions, often involved in street prostitution with all the exploitation and danger that involves.

Fri 14th February 2020 Elisha Okyere : RYLA 2019

Elisha was the Rotary Club of Leeds 2019 RYLA Awardee

Fri 7th February 2020 Laura Riach: Centre Fundraising Manager Yorkshire at Maggie's Centres.

The new Maggie’s centre at St James’ Hospital

Sat 1st February 2020 District Council, Fulford, York

Fri 31st January 2020 Rtn Michael Scorgie: Past President Rotary Club of Pontefract

“ The Sweet Smell of Success”
Liquorice & Pontefract.

Fri 24th January 2020 Mrs Sue Oliver : MHA Live at Home Community Support Project

Combatting loneliness and social isolation among vulnerable older people in Leeds

Thu 23rd January 2020 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 17th January 2020 Committee Meetings

1330 Cosmopolitan Hotel - after lunch

Fri 10th January 2020 Rebecca Smith & Zoe Parker: Bramley Mermaids Club

A Tale of Mermaids in Leeds

Fri 3rd January 2020 The Reverend Canon Sam Corley : Rector of Leeds

New Year Message

Fri 20th December 2019 Club Christmas Lunch

Cosmopolitan Hotel - remember to book your lunch. This is a prepaid meal, no cashier on the day

Fri 13th December 2019 NO MEETING TODAY

Wed 11th December 2019 MEETING CANCELLED

Army Cadet Canadian Exchange 2019

Fri 6th December 2019 Elisha Okyere : RYLA Awardee

Rotary Club of Leeds : RYLA Awardee Presentation

Fri 29th November 2019 Mr Darren Sykes : Lymphoma Action

Lymphoma – the condition (including my story) and work the of Lymphoma Action

Fri 22nd November 2019 Special General Meeting

1330 Cosmopolitan Hotel : All Members - After Lunch,

Thu 21st November 2019 Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Tue 19th November 2019 Festive Evening, Castle Grove Masonic Hall, Headingley

In aid of a local community global grant project read more...

Wed 13th November 2019 Rtn Stuart Barker

My Job Talk

Fri 8th November 2019 Karen Woloszczak : Manager - Action For Gipton Elderly

The Development and Work of 'Action for Gipton Elderly' read more...

Thu 7th November 2019 CANCELLED : Club visit to Allied Glass Works, Knottingley

A visit to Mencap Leeds has been organised by James read more...

Fri 1st November 2019 Committee Meetings

1330 - Committee members after lunch

Sat 26th October 2019 Know your Blood Pressure

Our service to the community.

Fri 25th October 2019 Visit of our patron, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor


Fri 18th October 2019 Miss Gemma Cross : Senior Community Fundraiser

An overview of Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

Fri 11th October 2019 - Sun 13th October 2019 District conference, Scarborough

Wed 9th October 2019 Mr Chris Chatten: Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

Fri 4th October 2019 All Members Special Meeting

A meeting to discuss significant issues to the Rotary Club of Leeds

Sat 28th September 2019 District Council, Fulford, York

Fri 27th September 2019 Rtn Manoj Joshi: District 1040 governor 2019-20

District Governor’s Address to the club

Fri 20th September 2019 Mr John Mumford

Estate Planners Ltd

Thu 19th September 2019 Rotary Club of Leeds: Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Tue 17th September 2019 Club visit to Wentworth Woodhouse, S62 7TQ

Wed 11th September 2019 Mr Gifford Brown

Building up a head of steam – a look at developments in the generation and use of steam.

Fri 6th September 2019 Rotary Club of Leeds: Committee Meetings

Cosmopolitan Hotel after Lunch

Fri 30th August 2019 Ms Susie Raimes : Jane Goodall Institute

Roots and Shoots

Fri 23rd August 2019 Rtn Caroline Coward

My Job Talk

Wed 14th August 2019 Mrs Nicky Massen

The work of local charity, Leeds Mencap

Fri 9th August 2019 Margaret Evans: Marie Curie Cancer Care

The services that Marie Curie nurses provide in the Leeds area

Fri 2nd August 2019 Naomi Griffiths-Littlechild : The Joanna Project

The Project works with vulnerable, hard to reach, women who are trapped by life controlling addictions and who are often involved in street prostitution with all the exploitation and danger that involves

Fri 26th July 2019 Rtn Gavin Macpherson: Rotary Club of Leeds - Nostalgia in a changing world

Our booked speaker has had a bereavement in her family, and cannot attend.
Fortunately Gavin is prepared to stand in for her

Thu 25th July 2019 Rotary Club of Leeds: Council Meeting

Park Plaza Hotel

Fri 19th July 2019 Committee Meetings

Committee Members 1330 after lunch

Wed 10th July 2019 Mr Donald Townsley: Retired Principle Rolling Stock Consultant, Mott McDonald Ltd

“Whither Leeds Transport”
One man’s considered view on possibilities for Leeds Transport

Sat 6th July 2019 District 1040 Handover

Aagrah Restaurant, Midpoint, Bradford

Fri 5th July 2019 Rtn Angela Sheen: Rotary Club of Leeds - President 2019-20

New president induction
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