Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 25th June 2019 Club visit to Butterfly Garden

Followed by supper at Jury's Inn. PARTNERS AND FRIENDS WELCOME

Tue 18th June 2019 Club meeting - Rose Leonard on Bees

Tue 11th June 2019 Club Assembly

Tue 4th June 2019 Club meeting - Foundation for Infant Loss

postponed from earlier this year due to illness of the Speaker.

Tue 28th May 2019 Club meeting - Quiz

something light hearted for those of us who are still
​​​Around and not on holiday. PARTNERS AND FRIENDS WELCOME.

Tue 21st May 2019 Club meeting - Sue Webb, Gloucestershire Constabulary Archivist

Talk on 180 years of Gloucestershire Constabulary. PARTNERS AND FRIENDS WELCOME.

Tue 14th May 2019 Club AGM

Tue 7th May 2019 Club meeting - Winston's Wish

Talk by Laney Varaljay-Boyce

Tue 30th April 2019 Prinknash Abbey Visit

A visit to the local Abbey, followed by the usual Rotary Club meeting at Jury's Inn, Cheltenham. FRIENDS and FAMILY WELCOME. read more...

Tue 23rd April 2019 NO MEETING

Tue 16th April 2019 Club meeting - Wing Commander Chris Reid

Chris Reid, who lives locally, will be presenting to us on the Fokkher Aircraft.
He has extensive experience within the RAF, including the Vulcan Bomber.

Tue 9th April 2019 Club meeting - Richard Owen

Reports on Centenary celebration plans, Comvoc and future meetings, followed by talk from Richard Owen

Tue 2nd April 2019 Abbeyfield Gloucestershire -Sheltered Housing Trust

Talk about the founder of Abbeyfield and fundraising by residents

Tue 26th March 2019 Club meeting - Peter Ormerod

Tue 19th March 2019 Club meeting - Phil Godfrey, Walking from Scilly to Shetland

Phil Godfrey is a fellow Rotarian, who undertook a charity walk in 2017, from the Scilly isles to Shetland.

Tue 12th March 2019 Club meeting - Ruby on the Foundation for Infant Loss Training,

Ruby, a local Ladies College Pupil, talking about her newly created Charity. Ruby will be accompanied by her Mother, Chantelle.

Tue 5th March 2019 Club meeting - Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Team

The Team will arrive at 630pm after the meeting starts.

Tue 26th February 2019 Club meeting - ​Paul Barnett on Private Hook, 'A Gloucester Boy'

A Gloucester Boy – the history of Private Hook. Paul visited recently to talk about the Purton wrecks, but this time returns (in uniform) to talk about Private Hook (featured in Zulu)

Tue 19th February 2019 Club meeting - Chris Brierley, Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner

Tue 12th February 2019 Business Meeting

Tue 5th February 2019 Club meeting - Phil Sullivan

Hate Crime & Remember Srebrenica, with
An update on Coram (Life Education) with which he is also involved.

Tue 29th January 2019 Margaret Daniels – The Bard of Barnwood

A highly recommended visit from Margaret, locally likened to Pam Ayres whose successful presentations are not to be missed.

Tue 22nd January 2019 Club meeting - Cheltenham Town Mayor,

Bernie Fisher and The Mayoress, Trudie Fisher – our Annual visit from Cheltenham’s Mayor.

Tue 15th January 2019 Bristol Rotary Club Planning Centenary Celebration

A visit from one of the Bristol Club to offer help and guidance as we go forward to our Centenary Celebrations.

Tue 8th January 2019 Club meeting TBA

Tue 1st January 2019 No meeting

Tue 25th December 2018 No meeting

Tue 18th December 2018 David Price- Celebrating Rotary, 50 years twinning in pictures

Tue 11th December 2018 Club meeting - ​Mike Scott-Baumann "Palestine - Past, Present and Future".

Mike is an excellent Speaker on this subject, and we can look forward to an interesting, perhaps thought provoking presentation.

Tue 4th December 2018 Club Meeting - District Governor, Joan

Our District Governor, Joan Goldsmith will be visiting us from Nailsworth.

Tue 27th November 2018 President's Night + Christmas Supper

At Hatherley Manor.

Guest Speaker, Chris Evans (Butterfly Garden)

Menu and details below.

Tue 20th November 2018 Club Meeting - Abby Guilding - The Wiggly Worm Charity

Tue 13th November 2018 Club Meeting - EGM & Dan Carter GFRS

Presentation by Dan Carter, Firefighter from Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service on Safety in the Home.

Mon 12th November 2018 Charity Ten Pin Bowling

Bring a team to have fun and collect some money for your cause.

Tue 6th November 2018 Club Meeting - Restorative Justice

Tue 30th October 2018 Club Meeting - John Webb : The Cotswold Listener (Talking Newspaper)

Tue 23rd October 2018 Theatre Visit to Stratford-on-Avon - Troilus and Cressida

Coach pick up at Race Course Park & Ride at 15.15, leaving at 15.30. Arriving at RSC about 16.30.
Restaurant dinner commences at 17.15.
Troilus and Cressida performance starts at 19.15.
Coach departs RSC at about 22.30, back in Cheltenham at 23.30.

Tue 16th October 2018 Club Meeting - Paul Barnett, The Scuppered Ships at Sharpness.

Paul is a local historian.

Tue 9th October 2018 Club Meeting - Sue Webb, Archivist of Gloucestershire Police Archives

This year sees the Anniversary of 100 years since the first woman Police Officer, and Sue has many documents & photographs which she will bring along showing the history of Gloucestershire Constabulary.

Tue 2nd October 2018 Club Meeting -Richard Owen - Navy Boot Camp

Tue 25th September 2018 Club Meeting - Mike Phillips, The Bauhaus

The Bauhaus is the most important Art & Architecture School of the 20th Century. It may have designed parts of your lives even if you didn't know it........

Tue 18th September 2018 Club Meeting - Alex Chalk, MP for Cheltenham

Update on his work in Parliament.

Tue 11th September 2018 Club Meeting - Local Resident Becca

A project she recently undertook abroad. More details later.

Tue 4th September 2018 Club Meeting - District Governor, Joan Goldsmith

Visit from our new District Governor, Joan Goldsmith, who will have been in post a couple of months.

Tue 28th August 2018 Club Meeting - Elizabeth Tebby Germaine, Burma in the 20th Century

A presentation by local writer, Elizabeth, using her collection of documents and photos of lives in Burma during the 20th century. She will be bringing books for sale.Her website is

Tue 21st August 2018 Club Meeting - Rotary Walking Treasure Hunt

Meet between 5 and 6pm at the War Memorial, Broadway for a walk round looking to answer clues. Afterwards at the No. 32 cafe for dinner at 730pm, menu below. read more...

Tue 14th August 2018 Club Business Meeting

Updates on club activities from Com/Voc, International and Foundation

Tue 7th August 2018 Club meeting - Barbara Driver, Ambassador for Open Door.

Barbara is an enthusiastic speaker and terrific supporter of Open Door. Open Door is a local Charity, which, with CCP and Trussell Trust Food Bank, Com/Voc are considering for helping us with Christmas Parcels.

Tue 31st July 2018 Club meeting - Rotary Ramble on Cleeve Hill

Meet Quarry Car Park at 4.00pm. Followed by Supper at The Rising Sun.

Sat 28th July 2018 Summer Garden Party

Our usual charity garden party at the Ormerod's

Tue 24th July 2018 Club meeting - Andrew Rodgett, - Porsche from Weissach to the Alps ​​​Via the Millau Bridge

Talk at Jury's Inn, sounds like quite an adventure

Tue 17th July 2018 Club meeting -Social at Jury's Inn

Social, with the possibility of ​​​Summertime Bingo

Sat 14th July 2018 Meet the President

Come to David and Wendy Price’s house to ‘meet’ you new President, Simon Wheeler
Rotarian's at our Midsummer Fiesta stall

Sat 7th July 2018 Midsummer Fiesta at Montpellier Gardens

We manned a stall at Cheltenham's Midsummer Fiesta to bring a Rotary presence for the day and raise funds for our charities. read more...