Completed meetings and events 2020-2021


Thu 24th June 2021 Handover

Our Handover was at The Banningham Crown this year

Sun 20th June 2021 John Longhurst Memorial Bench

A rustic bench has been installed on the Staithe in memory of Rotarian John Longhurst

Thu 10th June 2021 Zoom - Planning Meeting

Planning Meeting - please come along to the meeting with ideas for the programme for next year

Thu 3rd June 2021 Zoom - Club Assembly

Club Assembly - new team leaders will present their plans to the club.

Thu 27th May 2021 AGM - Zoom

Annual General Meeting - Team Leaders will present their annual reports
River Bure

Thu 20th May 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Emily Long, from The National Trust, project manager of the Riverlands Upper Bure River Valley Project.
"Healthy rivers and catchments, rich in wildlife, enjoyed and cared for by all"

Thu 13th May 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Matt Willer will be speaking about The Papillon Project

Thu 6th May 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Ru Hartwell - Trees and clean water in Kenya

Thu 29th April 2021 Business Meeting

Business Meeting via Zoom

Thu 22nd April 2021 Social Evening via Zoom

Social Evening for Rotarians and Partners organised by Mike Downes

Sat 17th April 2021 Polio Bike Ride

Rotarians and Friends will be cycling in Aylsham Market Place to raise funds and awareness of "End Polio Now" campaign read more...

Thu 15th April 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Trevor Eady - North Norfolk Railway

Thu 8th April 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Wing Commander Robin Stedman - Mountain Rescue

Thu 1st April 2021 No meeting

There will be no meeting this week

Thu 25th March 2021 Business Meeting

Business Meeting - please read reports before meeting

Thu 18th March 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Paul Webber - Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue
Sally is currently President Elect for the Rotary Club of St Neots and also an honorary member of the Bedford Club as I have been running a Rotakids for them.

Thu 11th March 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Our speaker is Sally Harrison and her talk will be about Little Faces Schools in Kenya. In particular, it will be about the very nearly completed Global Grant.

Thu 4th March 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Squadron Leader Michelle Stedman, local military liaison officer, will speak on overseeing pandemic protection

Thu 25th February 2021 Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Thu 18th February 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Dr Tim Pestell FSA, Curator pf Archaeology at Norfolk County Council speaking about "Norfolk's Archaeological Treasures"

Tue 16th February 2021 - Wed 31st March 2021 Laptop/Tablet Appeal - Thank You

We have been overwhelmed with the support you have provided - thank you so much. read more...

Thu 11th February 2021 Quiz Night

Ian and Barbara Stevenson's Quiz Night

Thu 4th February 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Sue Sharpe - Aylsham Festival

Mon 1st February 2021 - Wed 31st March 2021 Unwanted Spectacles

Do you have pairs of spectacles that you no longer need? If so, we can make good use of them. read more...

Thu 28th January 2021 Business Meeting - Zoom

Business Meeting

Thu 21st January 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Andrew Ferrara - Norwich Castle - Gateway to Medieval England

Thu 14th January 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Michael Bush - Aylsham before the newcomers.......

Thu 14th January 2021 Assistance Dog

Rotary helped to provide an assistance dog for a local teenager. read more...

Sat 9th January 2021 - Sun 31st January 2021 Can you donate a laptop or tablet?

Some school children still need laptops or tablets for their home learning - could you help? read more...

Thu 7th January 2021 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Jo Tuttle and Kathryn Garnham will speak about The Aylsham Cluster Trust - Children and Families

Thu 7th January 2021 Thank you

Thank you for your huge generosity in the build up to Christmas. read more...

Sat 19th December 2020 Santa - Saturday, 19 December

The latest information is shown below.

Wed 16th December 2020 Santa on 16 December

The latest information is shown below.

Fri 11th December 2020 - Sat 19th December 2020 Santa will be coming - UPDATED 1 December

We have had to make changes to our plans for Santa.

Earlier information on this website and in Just Aylsham is now out of date and the latest information is shown below. read more...

Thu 10th December 2020 Christmas Quiz

Christmas Fun Quiz - please wear Xmas jumpers and hats
Household Bubble included
BYO mince pies and a glass of festive cheer

Mon 7th December 2020 Can you help Santa?

If you are youngish, fit and able and would like to volunteer: read more...

Thu 26th November 2020 Business Meeting and SGM

Business Meeting and SGM

Thu 19th November 2020 Public Speaking Competition

Our Annual Public Speaking Competition took place this year - socially distanced of course.

Sun 15th November 2020 Xmas Lights Up

Rotarians and friends will be busy putting up the Xmas lights in Aylsham
Reserve date is Sunday 22nd November

Thu 12th November 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Patrick Prekopp will be speaking about Cittaslow in Aylsham

Wed 4th November 2020 Brightening Up the Town Centre

Rotary helped the Lights Committee put up some of the Christmas lights on the day before the latest lockdown!
One of our past picking teams.

Tue 3rd November 2020 Volunteers Needed

Could you help us with litter picking?

Contact Ray Horne on 07979 474140.

Tue 3rd November 2020 Litter picking in the rain

This was the first of our new community litter picks. We just beat the lockdown - but not the rain!

Mon 2nd November 2020 A carload of shoeboxes

We have been busy collecting shoe boxes - before lockdown - for the Blythswood Christmas appeal. This was just one car full - of 60 boxes!

Thu 29th October 2020 Social Evening via Zoom

House of Games - a quiz based general knowledge based game

Thu 22nd October 2020 Business Meeting

Zoom business meeting

Mon 19th October 2020 Purple Crocus Planting

We planted another 5,000 purple crocus corms to help end polio now

Thu 15th October 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

A talk about the Vattenfell Project

Thu 1st October 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Alex Hayes - Head of University Technical College

Thu 24th September 2020 Business Meeting

Please read team reports before meeting

Thu 17th September 2020 The Restart meeting!

Heritage Centre visit with a drink followed by Fish and Chips at Black Boys

Tue 15th September 2020 Water Tower for school in Kenya

Aylsham Rotary helped provide a rainwater catchment tower at Mrima Wa Kuku school in Kenya.

Thu 10th September 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Trevor Eady will speak about The City of Norwich Aviation Museum

Thu 3rd September 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Five years ago our Club decided to support the offer of sponsorship to Shadrack Mwadai from Kilifi, Kenya to enable him to get a 2nd Degree in Conflict Resolution at the UEA. We are looking forward to an update on his achievements.

Tue 1st September 2020 Information Board Restored

The vandalised information board on Weavers Way has been repaired and returned to the viewing platform on Weavers' Way.

Thu 27th August 2020 Business Meeting

Zoom meeting

Thu 20th August 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Peter Purdy and Sheila Denny will give an update on The Aylsham Roman Project

Sat 15th August 2020 Online Wine Tasting

A joint function with Aylsham Heritage Centre

Thu 6th August 2020 Speaker - Zoom Meeting

Speaker – Jennifer Grimm – ex US Peace Corp & Bus Consultant in Kenya.

Sun 2nd August 2020 Farewell to Jack

Rotary joined the rest of Aylsham is saying goodbye to our Curate, Jack Branford, and presented him with a Community Service Award.

Thu 30th July 2020 It changed my life

Rotarians to share a key event or person that changed/influenced their lives

Thu 23rd July 2020 Online Business Meeting

Thu 16th July 2020 Online Meeting - Support Dogs

Thu 9th July 2020 Online Team Meeting

Thu 2nd July 2020 Online Planning Meeting

Greg will lead us in developing our programme for the coming year.
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