Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Wed 27th June 2018 Lunchtime fellowship Meeting

Sat 23rd June 2018 Presidents Dinner

The President's Dinner at The Wiltshire Golf Club

Wed 20th June 2018 Lunchtime Meeting

Wed 13th June 2018 Club Assembly, Evening Meeting

Wed 6th June 2018 Business Meeting

Thu 31st May 2018 RWB Community Cinema

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Wed 30th May 2018 Evening Meeting with partners

John Craig will talk on the subject of "Going to Blazes" read more...

Wed 23rd May 2018 Fellowship meeting

Allison Bucknell will lead a fellowship discussion

Thu 17th May 2018 Visit by RIBI President

Denis Spiller, President of RIBI The top man for Rotary in the UK will visit us on 17th May, to see some of our community projects. read more...

Wed 16th May 2018 Weekly meeting with speaker

John Hicks will talk on the subject of "My Life and Times" read more...

Wed 9th May 2018 Lunchtime meeting

Lunch plus speaker

Wed 25th April 2018 Speaker meeting

Bob Tabel from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service will talk on the subject of "Safe and Well"

Wed 18th April 2018 Speaker meeting

John Loran will talk about Foundation

Sun 15th April 2018 Metal Detecting Rally

This event takes place today.
Leave Wootton Bassett on the Lyneham Road. Pass the Wiltshire Golf Club. After half a mile, turn left into the second road signposted to Tockenham and you will find the farm on the right. Look for signs to 'MDR'. read more...

Fri 6th April 2018 - Sun 8th April 2018 RIBI Conference 2018

Our national RIBI conference at Torquay

Thu 5th April 2018 Community Cinema for End Polio

Thank you to all who came to our Cinema on April 5th to hear about Rotary and the End Polio Now campaign and to see the film BREATHE. We raised a total of £256.86 (and with the contribution from Bill and Melissa that will be a total of £770.58) read more...

Wed 4th April 2018 Fellowship meeting

Fellowship meeting - a chance to talk about any issues of the day.

Thu 29th March 2018 Visit to Sunny Days Pre-school Lyneham

Rotarian Allison Bucknell at Sunny Days Pre-school Thursday 29th March - RWB & District Rotary Club visit Sunny Days Children's Nursery located in Calne and Lyneham read more...

Thu 22nd March 2018 - Sun 15th April 2018 Purple for Polio

Crocuses at the Interface Roundabout April 2018: Purple crocuses have been planted around the community as a reminder of the End Polio campaign read more...

Thu 22nd March 2018 Junior Schools Quiz 2018

Rotary Club President, Catherine Cadogan, congratulates members of St Mary's team on their win. Thursday 22nd March - St Mary's Purton triumphs this year in our Junior Schools Quiz read more...

Tue 20th March 2018 Visit to Capreolus Distillery

A chance to learn about this fine drink and how it's made. read more...

Wed 14th March 2018 Lunchtime Meeting

Capreolus Distillery talk Barney Wilczak talked about Capreolus Distillery and Garden Tiger Gin read more...

Wed 7th March 2018 Lunchtime Meeting

John Miles talked about the Rotary Eye Project / Global Sight Solutions read more...

Wed 28th February 2018 Business Meeting

Peter Davey addressing the club Lunchtime Meeting with Business read more...

Fri 23rd February 2018 Rotary Day

Rotary Day to promote world peace and understanding

Wed 21st February 2018 Lunchtime Meeting

The joy of joining Rotary Caroline Ellis from St Albans Rotary gave a fascinating talk about a polio innoculation programme experienced in India.
The club inducted two new members, Jennie & Ken.
Assistant DG Howard received our cheque for Brighter Futures read more...

Fri 9th February 2018 Visit to Dyrham Park

The house at Dyrham Park. 18 club members and their partners had a special day. read more...

Wed 7th February 2018 Business Meeting

Lunch and Business

Thu 1st February 2018 Community Cinema

The film Victoria and Abdul was shown on Thursday 1st February to a record 100 customers. read more...

Wed 31st January 2018 Lunchtime Meeting

Nigel Butler will talk about War Poets

Mon 29th January 2018 Junior Youth Speaks Competition 2018

The winning team, St Mary's Purton, receive the cup A team from St Mary's School Purton, won our public speaking competition, brilliantly covering the subject of 'changing attitudes'. read more...

Wed 24th January 2018 Fellowship Meeting

Lunch plus time for fellowship / discussion.

Sat 13th January 2018 New Year Party

Our normal post-Christmas Party will take place at President Catherine's house.

Sat 23rd December 2017 - Mon 25th December 2017 Santa's Sleigh

Santa and the Sleigh collected over £2,500 for charity read more...

Wed 20th December 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Wed 13th December 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Wed 6th December 2017 Business Meeting

Thu 30th November 2017 Men's Shed AGM

Rotary supports our local Men's Shed

Wed 29th November 2017 Evening meeting with partners and guests


Mon 27th November 2017 Club Council

Wed 22nd November 2017 Lunchtime Meeting


Wed 15th November 2017 Lunchtime meeting

Lunch plus speaker

Sat 11th November 2017 Charity Horse Race Evening

A fun horse racing evening was held in aid of the Rotary Polio Eradication campaign read more...

Wed 8th November 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Thu 2nd November 2017 RWB Community Cinema


Wed 1st November 2017 Business Meeting

Tue 31st October 2017 Planting crocus bulbs

Purple crocus flowers represent our End Polio campaign. Purple for Polio read more...

Wed 25th October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Mon 23rd October 2017 Club Council

Wed 18th October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Sat 14th October 2017 Boules Final 2017

The Boules Team with President Catherine. The Rotary Club of RWB & District won the 2017 Boules competition read more...

Wed 11th October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Much work has gone in to get the materials needed for those in need. Over the last month, many Rotary boxes have been sent to those needing help.

Thu 5th October 2017 RWB Community Cinema

The Sense of an Ending

Wed 4th October 2017 Business Meeting

Steve Goodrick explained how the Macmillan organisation is structured and thanked us for our donation.

Mon 2nd October 2017 - Sat 28th October 2017 Charity Shop

The Charity Shop during October raised over £4000

Wed 27th September 2017 Evening meeting with partners and guests

Mon 25th September 2017 Club Council

Wed 20th September 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Kate, Pam and Catherine Along with a 10 minute video, Kate Beim and Pam Farnsworth gave us some useful anecdotes and explanations for the riding for the disabled. read more...

Wed 13th September 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Thu 7th September 2017 RWB Community Cinema


Wed 6th September 2017 Business Meeting

Sun 3rd September 2017 SORRY! NO CAR BOOT SALE TODAY!

Lower Hook Farm, Hook, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 8EF read more...

Wed 30th August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Jo/Mum/Teacher and daughter Emily with President Catherine. Presentation by Jo and Emily Rudland.
In the UK, a huge number of children's shoes are just disposed - much of it in landfill. Shoes which no longer fit UK children can be very valuable for children in other countries.

Sun 27th August 2017 President's Tea Party


Wed 23rd August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Wed 16th August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Sun 13th August 2017 Pig Roast at Lower Hook Farm

This year's Pig Roast raised funds for the Life Education Centre (LEC). read more...

Wed 9th August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Phil, Simon & Mike Talk from Simon Brown - Blind Veterans. read more...

Wed 2nd August 2017 Business Meeting

Wed 26th July 2017 Evening meeting with partners

Our guest, John Hughes, entertained everyone in the room.

Mon 24th July 2017 Club Council

Sun 23rd July 2017 Rotary Car Boot Sale on Sunday 23rd July

Due to the torrential rain, we have decided NOT to put our vendors and buyers in the deluge! read more...

Wed 19th July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

Alan and Catherine Alan Hudson has plans to talk to our local Rotary Clubs. Today was the turn of our Club.

Wed 12th July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting

President and Vice-President and Membership

Wed 5th July 2017 Business Meeting and Induction of a new member

Our new member, Nick Parker, with the new President Catherine. The first meeting of the new Rotary year.
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