Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Wed 29th June 2016 Club Handover

President Bernie sums up the highlights of his year and hands over to incoming President Martin

Tue 28th June 2016 Visit to Royal Forest of Dean

The winning team from Ledbury Club members attend a quiz night at Royal Forest of Dean Rotary Club read more...

Wed 22nd June 2016 Dave Fletcher speaking about Antarctica

President Bernie with Dave Fletcher Meeting at The Farmers Arms, Wellington Heath read more...

Wed 8th June 2016 Away visit to recycling centre

Composting Green Material Visit to Rose Hill Composting and AO Plant followed by a meal at the Beauchamps Arms, Dymock.

Wed 25th May 2016 Business/ Club Assembly

Hear about the incoming President's plans for 2016-17 and the response from AG Colin Hunt

Wed 18th May 2016 Speaker evening

David Tombs talks about National Service in 1950s

Wed 11th May 2016 Business

Club Council meeting at 6pm followed by club business meeting

Wed 11th May 2016 - Wed 16th March 2016 Evergreens Spring Party

Last Year's party was great fun Ledbury Rotary entertain the members of the local Evergreens Club and their helpers read more...

Wed 20th April 2016 Our Community - the next 5 years.

Short presentations by a Panel followed by general debate" . Partners welcome read more...

Wed 6th April 2016 Jackie Tweedale talking about The Dymock Poets, partners welcome. Meeting at The Kilcot Arms [Ross Rd, Newent GL18 1NA]

Jackie Tweedale will be talking about The Dymock Poets. Poets have been associated with Ledbury and the surrounding area for many years and this talk will be of interest to us all.

Wed 23rd March 2016 Away visit Hereford Catering College with partners.

Meal at The Cider Orchard.
Timing is 6.15pm for meal at 7.00pm

Wed 9th March 2016 Away visit to Road Maker Inn at Gorsley with partners.

Details to follow (Contact Tony/Stephen)

Wed 2nd March 2016 Business meeting -CANCELLED

Business meeting preceded by a Club Council meeting at 18.00

Thu 18th February 2016 Wine Tasting (NB DATE and VENUE CHANGE)

Meal at Farmers Arms, Wellington Heath followed by wine-related talk.

Wed 3rd February 2016 AGM and Speaker on submarines

Club Council meeting at 18.00
AGM/brief business meeting followed by our speaker who will give an interesting presentation on submarines

Wed 27th January 2016 District skittles away visit to Monmouth Rotary Club

Played Monmouth Rotary Club in 1st round, we won by 1 pin after a tense final round

Wed 20th January 2016 Nick Taylor talking about Bloodhound SSC and the Land Speed Project

Speaker Nick with Tony Knight and a project poster A detailed and enjoyable update on the progress of Bloodhound SSC project, its construction and how it is encouraging children to become involved in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Wed 6th January 2016 MIND Talk

Speaker Richard (left) with David Tombs Business meeting preceded by a Club Council meeting at 18.00. After a brief business meeting Mark Waller and Richard Kelly updated us about the project the Club supported last year.

Fri 11th December 2015 Annual Christmas Dinner

Stephen and friends The club met, with partners,for the annual Christmas Dinner at the Royal Oak Much Marcle. The evening, organised by Stephen, was a great success with excellent food and finished with unaccompanied singing of several carols.

Sat 5th December 2015 Rotary Christmas Collection

The annual collection will take place at The Co-op supermarket in New Street Ledbury, by kind permission of the store manager. Proceeds will be used to support local projects

Tue 1st December 2015 Meeting Father Christmas

We had a very special day out visiting Father Christmas in Clearwell Caves with a few Ledbury primary School staff and pupils. Great fun for every age!

Wed 25th November 2015 Meeting at Farmers Arms, Wellington Heath

Meal with partners followed by a talk by Keith Francis, Deputy Mayor of Ledbury

Wed 11th November 2015 Skittles at the Walwyn Arms

Skittles at the Walwyn Arms and team selection

Wed 4th November 2015 Business meeting including Youth Exchange talk with Council at 6pm

Georgie with the banner Kyoko gave us. Club Business meeting with Club Council at 6.000pm read more...

Wed 21st October 2015 Speaker on Herefordshire Birds

Brian and Una with Birds of Herefordshire Book Brian Willder gave an interesting and detailed talk about local birds , the Herefordshire Ornithological Club and the Ledbury Naturalists assisted by Una read more...

Wed 7th October 2015 Meeting at Bromsberrow Shop

President at Bromsberrow shop Richard Long is the speaker on Lawrence of Arabia. Supper is fish and chips read more...

Sun 27th September 2015 Half Marathon Royal Forest of Dean

Some of last year's Autumn half Marathon runners Ledbury Rotarians and partners help steward in the Forest of Dean

Sat 26th September 2015 Charity Concert at Ledbury Market Theatre

Vocal Score Vocal Score - Voices in Harmony and the ESM Band with Philip Holland
Music to suit all tastes
Raising funds for local charities

Wed 23rd September 2015 Wye Valley Brewery visit with partners and meal

Tony Knight in the Brewery A visit to the Wye Valley Brewery followed by a meal.
With partners.

Wed 9th September 2015 Business Meeting with Council at 6pm

Council meeting at 6pm Business meeting 7pm

Mon 31st August 2015 Ledbury Carnival

We won the trophy We entered a float in this year's carnival with the theme stepping back in time read more...

Sun 23rd August 2015 Madresfield vintage car rally

Impressive line of bonnets Ledbury Rotary help Dave Vale with catering to the vintage sports car aficionados - teas, coffees, bacon sandwiches and cakes ... read more...

Wed 19th August 2015 At the Third Stroke: the Speaker is a consultant cardioloigist

Dr Antony French, a Consultant Cardiologist, spoke to the Club about his work read more...

Wed 5th August 2015 Martin Perry on Cosmetics & Toiletries, with partners

Kyoko, Georgie and Shoko choose some samples after the talk Martin talking on Cosmetics and Toiletries: Control Content and Claim. read more...

Fri 24th July 2015 - Sun 26th July 2015 Welland Steam Rally 2015

President Bernie in action Ledbury Rotary and friends staff the gates at the 3 day Steam Rally read more...

Wed 22nd July 2015 Hereford to Worcester Railway construction Council meeting at 6pm

Gordon Wood our speaker Gordon Wood talking on the construction of the Railway between Hereford and Worcester read more...

Sun 12th July 2015 A Ledbury Celebration at the Poetry Festival

Tony and Stephen checking the drinks stalls Rotary help with stewarding the "party" at the end of the Poetry Festival

Wed 8th July 2015 Club Business Meeting with Club Council

Handover to President Bernie from Mark First meeting of new Rotary Year. Council meets at 6pm
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