Completed meetings and events 2018-2019


Thu 27th June 2019 Handover

The crown and sceptre pass from one to t'other read more...
The steak looks good!

Sun 23rd June 2019 President's barbecue

The great and the good joined outgoing President for a barbecue chez Adams. read more...

Thu 20th June 2019 Charity presentations

Charity presentations
Dunghill Trophy

Mon 17th June 2019 Dunghill Trophy

This event is held at Northampton County Golf Club
Rotary wheel

Thu 13th June 2019 Fellowship evening

Due to poor support for the walking tour it was cancelled, so we meet at Cheyne Walk as normal read more...
Teeing off

Fri 7th June 2019 Charity Golf Day

Overstone Park GC
Lucy Somers

Thu 6th June 2019 iDID Adventure

Lucy Somers, Programme Coordinator for this charity that supports young people who are deaf or hard of hearing with challenging sports.
AGM at Nene Valley

Thu 30th May 2019 Business meeting, and AGM

Thu 30th May 2019 Council

Thu 23rd May 2019 Ablitt Shield evening

This is when we award the shield to a Scout or Scout leader who has gone beyond the norm. Unfortunately it clashes with the local Gang Show, so the President will go to the Derngate, and we'll hold a fellowship meeting at CWC. read more...
Club Assembly

Thu 16th May 2019 Club Assembly

Event cancelled

Thu 9th May 2019 NO MEETING

Due to us having to re-schedule the visit to Castle Ashby Gardens, tonight's meeting was rescheduled to the preceding Tuesday (7th).
Castle Ashby Orangery

Tue 7th May 2019 Club meeting

Visit to Castle Ashby Gardens
Trussell Trust

Thu 2nd May 2019 Northampton's Trussell Trust Food Bank

Jo Alderman from the local Food Bank is coming to tell us about their work.
Friday walkers

Fri 26th April 2019 - Sun 28th April 2019 Walking Weekend, Belper

Alastair and Jean's tour de force - pity about Saturday's weather.
Neil Hufton

Thu 25th April 2019 Neil Hufton and Dominic McGuinness' night

Neil and Dominic will share the results of the attitude survey that members were asked to respond to.
Business meeting

Thu 18th April 2019 Business meeting

Thu 18th April 2019 Council

Bridge hand and card table

Wed 17th April 2019 Bridge Tournament, Yardley Hastings Village Hall

Time to polish up your green eyeshades, slip on the elasticated arm bands and start practising the 52-card shuffle. read more...
Olney sign

Thu 11th April 2019 Club meeting

Historical walk round Olney, followed by a meal locally. read more...
Cooked breakfast/lunch

Tue 9th April 2019 Hope Centre brunch

Some of our members will attend the Hope Centre to help cook a brunch for the Centre users. NB The actual start time is now confirmed as 10:30.
UoN logo

Thu 4th April 2019 University of Northampton tour, then a meal and talk at CWC

Meet at 6pm at the new UoN campus at Waterside for a tour, then afterwards repair to the CWC for a meal and a talk by Nick Allen of the Uni.
Aloe Vera plants

Thu 28th March 2019 - Thu 28th February 2019 Club meeting

Jenny Hall came to talk about... well, it had naff all to with either gliders or malt loaf. It was a sales pitch for Aloe Vera products. Disappointing.
Business meeting

Thu 21st March 2019 Business meeting

Thu 21st March 2019 Council

Young Carers logo

Thu 14th March 2019 Club meeting

We have a representative from Northamptonshire Carers coming to talk to us about young carers.
Northants S and R logo

Thu 7th March 2019 Speaker meeting

Linda Wyatt, of Northamptonshire Search and Rescue is coming to talk about their work.
Utility Warehouse Authorised Distributor

Thu 28th February 2019 Speaker meeting

Val Adaway of Utility Warehouse
Business meeting

Thu 21st February 2019 Business Meeting

Thu 21st February 2019 Council

WW2 medals

Thu 14th February 2019 Collecting militaria

Dave Knight, known to all members, even if they don't realise it, is to talk to us about one of his passions. read more...
Rock UK logo

Thu 7th February 2019 Speaker meeting

Matt Croxon, Commercial manager of Rock UK's Frontier Centre, which we have used on more than one occasion, for Young Carers etc, is coming to talk to us.
MHA Live at Home logo

Thu 31st January 2019 Live At Home

Louise Preedy of the Northampton Live At Home scheme is our speaker. read more...
Trade-Aid logo

Thu 24th January 2019 Club meeting

Rtn John Asher of the Grantham Kesteven club is coming to talk to us about how this now 11-year-old charity is doing.
Business meeting

Thu 17th January 2019 Business Meeting

Thu 17th January 2019 Council


Thu 10th January 2019 Club meeting

Depression, with Dr Mo Tobun
RYLA logo

Thu 3rd January 2019 RYLA presentation - TBC

Our two candidates, Eloise and Helen, will be returning to update us on their week
John Franklins

Thu 27th December 2018 Informal club meeting

For this in-between Christmas and New Year slot there was no FORMAL meeting but a few of us had an informal get-together in a local hostelry. See page for details. read more...

Thu 20th December 2018 Our Christmas party

This is a with-partners' evening. It will be held at Gt Houghton Village Hall.

Thu 20th December 2018 Nene Valley's Christmas party

Courtesy of our on-call 'snapper' Alan Sutton here are a few pics from the party at Gt Houghton Village Hall.
Business meeting

Thu 13th December 2018 Business meeting, and SGM

Thu 13th December 2018 Council

Thu 6th December 2018 Young Enterprise

Robin Neighbour of YE is coming to update us on their current programmes and how we can help young people. read more...

Thu 29th November 2018 Paul Harris Fellows' Evening

Whilst there are likely to be some ladies present, i.e. ones who are PHFs, this is NOT a with-partners evening.

Thu 22nd November 2018 Delapré Abbey, a visit.

Having heard about Delapré Abbey from Bill Lockerbie in September we are now going on a visit, with a tour and dinner.
Team photo after mid-morning coffee chez Worthington

Wed 21st November 2018 Rotary walk

A walk organised, and led by Les Worthington

Sat 17th November 2018 Race Night, at Great Houghton Village Hall

Normal service will resume, as there WILL be alcoholic refreshments available at the bar. read more...
Business meeting

Thu 15th November 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 15th November 2018 Council

Sun 11th November 2018 Heroes for Peace Concert

To be held at the Derngate Theatre, this will be on the 100th anniversary of the WW1 Armistice.Tickets are available from Tony Billson. read more...

Thu 8th November 2018 Royal Yacht Britannia

Our Speaker is 'Roo' Smith
NB This is a with-partners evening.

Thu 1st November 2018 Rotary Foundation evening

Our own Keith Fossey, 'fresh' back from disporting his bare legs in Sri Lanka is to talk to us about Foundation.

Thu 25th October 2018 President's interview

It's the annual grilling of the man in the hot seat. I can't tell you who is to tease out the answers, because I don't know. So watch this space, or wait and see.
Business meeting

Thu 18th October 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 18th October 2018 Council

Thu 11th October 2018 Job talk - Dee Cox

Dee Cox has been asked to share a little about herself, a ritual we inflict on all new members. read more...

Thu 11th October 2018 District Quiz, at Wellingborough Golf Club

Having once reached the final of this competition we are keen to go one better this year.
Bob Hughes

Mon 8th October 2018 Bob Hughes PHF

The Counties Crematorium

Thu 4th October 2018 Brexit: a view, with Andrew Lewer MP

NGH entrance

Fri 28th September 2018 NGH Talbot-Butler ward assessment centre opening

Opening of the new assessment centre on the Talbot-Butler ward
Avon Cosmetics

Thu 27th September 2018 Ashley Ferguson - Avon Cosmetics

NB This is a with-partners evening
Conference centre entrance

Fri 21st September 2018 - Sun 23rd September 2018 District Conference, Torquay

​The annual, usually seaside, trip for some fellowship and fun. read more...

Thu 20th September 2018 Delapre Abbey

Bill Lockerbie is our speaker.
NB We'll be going to the Abbey for a tour and dinner, on 22nd November.
Business meeting

Thu 13th September 2018 Business meeting

Thu 13th September 2018 Council

Thu 6th September 2018 We're going down the pub!

This will NOT be at CWC. To be precise, we're going to the Fox and Hounds in Whittlebury owned by the same people who run the Silverstone Brewery.

Thu 30th August 2018 Northampton BID

Rob Purdie of the town's Business Improvement District (I think that's the right reading of the acronym) is our speaker

Thu 23rd August 2018 Old Folks' barbecue

Great Houghton Village Hall
Business meeting

Thu 16th August 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 16th August 2018 Council

Thu 9th August 2018 District Governor, Tim Tucker

Tim is joining us for a chat - ish!

Mon 6th August 2018 Dunghill Trophy

This is the annual club golf competition

Thu 2nd August 2018 Orthopaedic surgery for beginners (really?) !

Simon West

Thu 26th July 2018 Parkinson's Disease, a speaker

Angela Jeffery
Business meeting

Thu 19th July 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 19th July 2018 Council

Tue 17th July 2018 Palace of Westminster visit

Andrew Woods arranged a visit to the House via the Northampton South MP, Andrew Lewer read more...
NGH entrance

Thu 12th July 2018 Talbot Butler Ward's new cancer assessment unit at NGH

A speaker is coming to tell us about how this is going
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