Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Tue 30th June 2020 ZOOM@7pm: CLUB HANDOVER

Former Rotarian & good friend John was to be our speaker this evening, his topic was 'Itinerant Irishman'. Now cancelled ref COVID-19. In stead we have Club Handover Meeting, with President Neil handing over to PE Bruce, Via on line Zoom.

Tue 23rd June 2020 ZOOM@ 5.15pm: CLUB ASSEMBLY

ref COVID-19 so our Assembly will be on line ZOOM this evening, members please join in 5.15pm please. ADG Jacqui Skone will join us on line to update on general & District matters.
NOTE it is a 5.30pm start!

Tue 16th June 2020 ZOOM@7pm: SPEAKER ?

Clive had organised a special surprise speaker for this evening!
Celebrity, Sportsman, Author, Musician, Singer?....only Clive knows!
Sadly now cancelled ref COVID-19

Sun 14th June 2020 Progressive Lunch + LADIES (cancelled ref COVID-19)

Sunday was to be our Progressive Lunch event.

Thu 11th June 2020 Peter Lane Memorial Golf Tour . Cancelled ref COVID-19

Wed 10th June 2020 National Rotary KIDSOUT ( cancelled ref COVID-19)


Wed 10th June 2020 - Fri 12th June 2020 Peter Lane Memorial Golf Tour. Cancelled ref COVID-19

Tue 9th June 2020 ZOOM@7pm: FELLOWSHIP

Members had planned to meet at 7pm for a BBQ on the Banks of the Severn, at the Yew Tree Inn .

Tue 2nd June 2020 ZOOM@7pm: QUIZ by JB

Club Assembly now cancelled ref COVID-19

Tue 26th May 2020 No Meeting (as follows Bank Holiday, & COVID!)

Tue 19th May 2020 ZOOM@7pm: New Member John Shaw will introduce himself

Film night at the Sherborne,cancelled ref COVID-19. So new member John will tell us about 'John' ! Welcome John.

Tue 12th May 2020 ZOOM@7pm: John B's VE Day QUIZ

AGM cancelled due to COVID-19


Bank Holiday Friday, due to Government changing the BH from Monday 4th, to celebrate VE Day

Tue 5th May 2020 VE DAY Celebration (sadly now cancelled ref COV-19)

Now cancelled.Members & our Ladies had planned to celebrate V E Day at the Old Chapel at Hartpury. Organiser Chris Drury

Sun 3rd May 2020 Rotary Service at Cathedral CANCELLED ref COVID-19

Gloucester Club service to celebrate 100 yrs at Gloucester Cathedral, tickets required.
Sadly now CANCELLED ref COVID-19

Fri 1st May 2020 Gloucester Centenary Dinner (sadly now CANCELLED COVID-19

Gloucester Club planned to start their 100 yrs celebrations this weekend. Event now cancelled.

Tue 28th April 2020 Speaker Ed Dorman (sadly now cancelled ref COVID-19)

Former Newent Rotarian Mr Ed Dorman will entertain us as our Speaker, 'Could be Anything!'
Organiser Barrie Freeman.
Sadly now cancelled.

Thu 23rd April 2020 'The BIG NIGHT' on BBC at 7pm

'Comic Relief & Children in Need' featured, so members may pick up some ideas for the Club next year?

Tue 21st April 2020 Meal at the Duke of York (Cancelled ref COVID-19)

Fun & fellowship at the Duke of York at Berrow , meal to commence at 7pm please. Organiser Chris Drury. Sadly now cancelled ref the COVID19 health scare

Tue 14th April 2020 No Club Meeting (follows a Bank Holiday Monday)

Tue 7th April 2020 Business Meeting. CANCELLED ref COVID19

Business meeting now cancelled.

Tue 31st March 2020 Visit to the Malvern Water Co. CANCELLED ref COVID19

unfortunately now cancelled

Fri 27th March 2020 Charity Quiz Night,Highnam, POSTPONED due to COVID19

Charity Quiz Night. fund raising evening for Crohn's & Colitis Uk & Ehlers-Danlos Support UK. Organiser , Team Leader John Buckley. Sadly now postponed due to the health scare.

Tue 24th March 2020 Pie & Pint Evening at the Red Lion CANCELLED ref COVID19

unfortunately now cancelled

Tue 17th March 2020 St Patrick's Night - cancelled ref COVID19

sadly cancelled to ensure the safety of members & guests

Tue 10th March 2020 AWAY: visit to at Skillzone, Tuffley

Visit to their premises in Tuffley Lane GL4 0AS
Meal afterwards at High Orchard Inn, St Annes Way GL2 5FZ

Tue 3rd March 2020 The Swan: Speaker Evening, 'Scamming - How to Avoid'

Talk by Penny Lathom - Swan at Staunton

Tue 25th February 2020 The Swan: 'Panama Pancakes'

Organiser John Buckley
- Swan at Staunton

Thu 20th February 2020 District Skittles at The Red Lion, HUNTLEY

v Rotary@Kingsholm Club, please meet 7pm for 7.30pm. Cost at £4 each, sandwiches, chips, etc

Tue 18th February 2020 AWAY: Members visit to MKM Building Supplies, Newent

Visit to the MKM distribution centre , followed by a meal at Kilcot Inn
Organiser Mike Crowther

Mon 17th February 2020 Club COUNCIL Meeting at Cobblers

Council to meet at 7pm at the Cobblers Wine Bar in Newent. Items of importance are Children in Need 2020, & donations to those schools who assisted us with events & activities.

Thu 13th February 2020 District Skittles v MONMOUTH CLUB

Meet 7pm for 7.30pm at The Royal Oak, Hereford Road, MONMOUTH
NP25 5RN

Tue 11th February 2020 The Swan: Speaker Evening, Civil War Re-enactments

Talk by Robert Scott
Venue - Swan at Staunton

Mon 10th February 2020 District Skittles at The Red Lion, HUNTLEY

£4 each please, sandwiches & chips etc
7 for 7.30pm start

Tue 4th February 2020 AWAY: 10 Pin Bowling

At Gloucester followed by meal at Wheatstone Arms. Please advise Organiser John (Buckley) of your meal choice asap, please (see Wheatstone web site for menu)

Sun 2nd February 2020 Rotary Centenary Service at Cathedral

Gloucester Club celebrate at the Shire Hall in the morning, then a service in the Cathedral. Rotary members need tickets to sit in reserved area.

Thu 30th January 2020 Rotary District 1100 SKITTLES match

District Skittles at the Walwyn Arms. Players please confirm your availability to Organiser John (Buckley) asap.

Tue 28th January 2020 The Swan: 'Children in Need' - with our LADIES

Our speaker,Paul Fisher (Rotary Children in Need) will enlighten us
as to Rotary's involvement with CIN. Our Newent Club raised & donated £6,600 this year! Our Ladies & guests welcome. Numbers please?

Tue 21st January 2020 James Hopkins Trust - Sarah

Swan at Staunton

Tue 14th January 2020 Business Meeting - Swan at Staunton

Mon 13th January 2020 Quiz Sub Committee Meeting

Meeting at John B's house to organise detail etc of proposed Charity Quiz in March. Meet at 7.30pm please

Tue 7th January 2020 Darts at the Beauchamp Arms

At Beauchamp Arms, Dymock
Contact Mike Crowther

Tue 31st December 2019 NEW YEAR's EVE No Club Meeting

No meeting

Tue 24th December 2019 CHRISTMAS EVE No Club Meeting

no meeting

Fri 20th December 2019 SANTA VISIT to HIGHNAM

Santa visit day 2

Thu 19th December 2019 SANTA VISIT to HIGHNAM

Santa visit day 1, start at village shop, new houses, Maidenhall, & all roads to top of Spine Road.

Wed 18th December 2019 SANTA SLEIGH VISIT to TIBBERTON

Santa visit !

Wed 18th December 2019 Presentation of Defibrillator

President Neil attends the Newent Town Council event , the presentation & installation of a defibrillator for the Town at the Library. Our Newent Rotary Club donated £500 towards the cost.

Tue 17th December 2019 The SWAN: Santa visits this evening!

Father Christmas visits The Swan on his Sleigh, looking forward to meeting the children from the area, all welcome!. Rotarians to enjoy a pub meal & a pint after Santa has left to return to Lapland.

Mon 16th December 2019 Inner Wheel Carol Service

Hartpury Church followed by light refreshments in the old chapel next door.

Thu 12th December 2019 SANTA SLEIGH VISIT to NEWENT

Santa visits Newent, day 2

Wed 11th December 2019 SANTA SLEIGH VISIT to NEWENT

Santa visits Newent day 1

Tue 10th December 2019 The SWAN:Christmas Dinner with our Ladies

Celebration of Christmas 2019 with our Ladies

Tue 3rd December 2019 Jim LArge - My Life as an Auctioneer

Swan at Staunton
Organiser Brian

Sat 30th November 2019 CHARITY QUIZ NIGHT at Taynton & Tibberton Village Hall

Quiz night at Tibberton and Taynton village hall, commence 7pm. Organiser John Buckley

Tue 26th November 2019 Fellowship Evening - Pub Games

Swan at Staunton

Sat 23rd November 2019 Newent Town Christmas Lights Switch On

Lights to be switched on this evening.

Tue 19th November 2019 Review of Children in Need an Christmas planning

Organiser: Brian

Mon 18th November 2019 Facilitating at Newent Community School

Members required to facilitate Interviews , 6 students each.

Fri 15th November 2019 Pudsey visits Schools & Glos Hospital

Pudsey school visits 8.30am Staunton & Corse
10.30am Hartpury
12.30pm Gloucester hospital, Childrens ward

Wed 13th November 2019 Pudsey to visit Pauntley School

Pudsey visits

Tue 12th November 2019 SWAN: 'Tax, Care, & Toy Boys' speaker evening

Organiser: Richard B.

Mon 11th November 2019 Pudsey visits Picklenash School

Organiser Brian

Fri 8th November 2019 Pudsey visits Redmarley School (time prov)

Organiser Richard Taylor

Tue 5th November 2019 AWAY: Bonfire event at Clive's House.

Celebrate Bonfire Night with members & their LADIES, families, courtesy of Clive.

Mon 4th November 2019 Pudsey visits Much Marcle School

Brian is the organiser

Tue 29th October 2019 SWAN: Club SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING


Sat 26th October 2019 Pudsey visits Tesco customers at Brockworth (time prov)

Pudsey Bruce with orgniser President Neil

Tue 22nd October 2019 AWAY: Social Skittles v Leominster Club.

Organiser: Brian, menu choices please asap but by 15th Oct!
At the Royal Oak, Much Marcle, meet 7pm
This is a social event , skittles is for fun, not serious competition!

Sun 20th October 2019 Club Sea Cruise, on P & O AURORA

We arrive back in Southampton & return home.

Sat 19th October 2019 Club Sea Cruise on AURORA, arrive at Zeebrugge

We dock at port this morning, there is a day trip to Bruges, visit Zeebrugge or simply relax on board .

Fri 18th October 2019 CLUB SEA CRUISE on P & O AURORA

Join members & wives/partners , friends ,on our first Newent Club 3 day sea cruise aboard the P & O Aurora. Depart from Southampton today

Tue 15th October 2019 SWAN: Presentation evening with Jo, our Speaker

Jo Sutherland will be speaking about Charlie's Charity, also presentation of donations from Pop Up Shop
Organiser Brian

Tue 8th October 2019 SWAN: Dinner and Talk

Stories from the Hopyards – past and present

Sun 6th October 2019 Newent Club 'CHILDREN in NEED' RAMBLE

Charity Ramble through gardens & parklands for all the Family, with all proceeds going to 'Children in Need'. Organiser Brian Robbins & Team

Tue 1st October 2019 The SWAN: Business and Fellowship

Tue 24th September 2019 AWAY: Pub night at the Red Lion,Wainlodes

Organiser: Paul L. Fellowship evening by the River at the Red Lion. The Club will be agreeing donations from the Pop Up Shop this evening

Tue 17th September 2019 AWAY: Afternoon visit to Chepstow Races

Organiser Paddy: Tickets in advance at £12, or on the gate £17. It is hoped we can confirm names & book block of tickets in advance. Urgent: Numbers PLEASE? (Races are from 2pm to 5pm)

Tue 10th September 2019 AWAY: Walking treasure hunt in Ross/Ledbury/Tewksbury?

Organiser: Bruce.Walking Treasure Hunt for members, with dinner at Weatherspoons possibly if Ross,location tbc if Ledbury, or maybe Tewksbury

Tue 3rd September 2019 The SWAN: WW2 evening for 80th yr since outbreak of war

Organiser John B. Any WW2 items required to decorate the Swan restaurant please?..liaise with John B or President Neil please.

Tue 27th August 2019 No Club Meeting (follows Bank Holiday)

Sat 24th August 2019 A Newent Rotary Family Fun Day at the SWAN, Staunton

Organiser President Neil + Team

Tue 20th August 2019 AWAY: Planning meeting at Highnam Court

Organiser: Paddy.Members to meet Roger to plan the Children in Need Country File Ramble on October 6th. Meet at Highnam Court, please.Enter via the main drive.

Tue 13th August 2019 at SWAN: Club BUSINESS Meeting

Club meeting to plan future events etc, including a review of funding applications rec'd .

Tue 6th August 2019 AWAY: visit to Smarts Traditional Gloucester Cheese at Birdwood

Organiser Paul L.Visit to Old Ley Court, Chapel Lane, Churcham, GL2 8AR. ( up the lane past Ray's house). £4 per head for the 1 hr talk & tasting.Purchases can be made on the night. Then down the road for a meal at The RED LION in HUNTLEY

Tue 30th July 2019 AWAY: Meeting at The Boat at Ashleworth

Jeremy will give an informal talk on the 'HISTORY of ASHLEWORTH QUAY. We meet at the BOAT INN, the Quay, Ashleworth GL19 4HZ.
Menus will be distributed in advance in order that we can advise of our choices of the 'basket' meals on offer.

Tue 23rd July 2019 AWAY: Brunch at NOON at Severn & Wye Smokery, Chaxhill

A visit to the Severn & Wye Smokery Chaxhill, Westbury-On-Severn, GL14 1QW for a casual BRUNCH at 12 noon. Numbers to Neil please.

Tue 16th July 2019 The Swan: Club BUSINESS Meeting

President Neil & Team Leaders will update members at the first Business Meeting of the year, on our plans /activities member's A.O.B.

Tue 9th July 2019 The Swan: Speaker James Chamberlayne: 'the Sugar Industry in India'

James will present an interesting talk on his first year within the sugar industry in India. Plus our LADIES & GUESTS, all are welcome . Numbers please asap to President Neil.

Tue 2nd July 2019 AWAY: President's Social Evening at Drivers, Tibberton

Our 2019-20 President Neil will start his year by welcoming members together with OUR LADIES & the Ladies from INNER WHEEL, to a buffet social evening at 'Drivers', courtesy of Tony at his lovely house in Tibberton. Meet at 6pm please
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