Completed meetings and events 2022-2023

Fri 25th November 2022 - Mon 28th November 2022 Cruise from Southampton to Amsterdam

4 Day cruise on Cunard Queen Victoria from Southampton to Amsterdam to visit Christmas market in Amsterdam

Wed 23rd November 2022 Rotary Drop In

At the Coffi Lab, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny. The second of these innovative meetings is open to all members of the public and the club to attend and will be advertised on Abergavenny Voice. read more...

Tue 22nd November 2022 Dinner [Council at 6pm]

Special General Meeting
Teams compete to see how many lengths they can swim in one  hour.

Sun 20th November 2022 Swimathon - 20th November 2022

The Swimathon returned to the Abergavenny Leisure Centre after a gap of three years due to Covid. read more...

Sat 19th November 2022 Christmas Lights Turn On

It's time to light up the town. The Mayor of Abergavenny turned on the Christmas Lights in the town centre with Rotary Club members providing marshals for the Ukrainian singers in Cibi Walk and the Choir for Good in Frogmore St. read more...
Kyle in his roles newly elected to the Town Council in May 2022

Tue 15th November 2022 Dinner

Partners evening with a speaker. Kyle Eldridge Town Councillor for Park Ward gave a talk about his role as a Town Councillor and his interests in autism and youth matters and his role as the Club's single point of contact for the Town Council. read more...

Sun 13th November 2022 Annual Armistice Remembrance Parade

An annual event organised jointly by the Royal British Legion and the Town Council. The Club President laid a wreath at the Town Hall and members paraded through the Town where there was a wreath laying service at the War Memorial. read more...

Wed 9th November 2022 Rotary Club members attend a meeting of the Town Council.

We have accepted an invitation for up to three members to attend a meeting of the Town Council to present information about the activities of the Club and our future plans. This meeting is also available for all members to attend on Microsoft Teams.

Wed 9th November 2022 Sports Night hosted by Monmouth Rotary

Triple R Sports Teams from Ross, Abergavenny, Chepstow and Monmouth Rotary clubs competed for the prestigious Triple R trophy. At the Royal Oak Monmouth, with Abergavenny presented with a rock for the winning team.

Mon 7th November 2022 Lunch


Tue 25th October 2022 Rotary Drop In

To be held in the Portico Lounge, Abergavenny. This innovative meeting is open to all members of the public and the Club to attend and it has been advertised on Abergavenny Voice. read more...

Mon 24th October 2022 World Polio Day

Members of Abergavenny Rotary Club planted 4,000 Purple for Polio Crocus Corms on the Waitrose Roundabout at Llanfoist on Sunday 16th October 2022 to celebrate this event. read more...
All kitted out with PPE ready for the tour of the site

Sat 22nd October 2022 Visit to Viridor Waste Treatment Centre - Cardiff

Cardiff Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) is the largest ERF in Wales treating waste from Welsh local authority and local business contracts. read more...

Thu 20th October 2022 Showman's Show - Newbury, Berkshire

The Showman’s Show was launched in 1984 and is firmly established as the UK’s original and most comprehensive exhibition of products and services for the outdoor, festival and special event world.

Tue 18th October 2022 Dinner


Sun 16th October 2022 Purple for Polio Crocus Planting

Five members of the Rotary Club of Abergavenny planted 4,000 Purple for Polio Crocus Corms on the Waitrose Roundabout. This is the third year running we have planted these crocuses here and they will make an even more stunning display in March. read more...

Tue 11th October 2022 Dinner - Partners Evening

Andrea Hague gave a talk about the Velindre University NHS Trust and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board plans to build a new Satellite Radiotherapy Unit and Cancer Treatment Centre at Nevil Hall. We look forward to receiving updates from Andrea.

Mon 3rd October 2022 Lunch

Visit and talk by Mr Tony Konieczny, Mayor of Abergavenny read more...

Tue 27th September 2022 Relax and Chat

Meeting on Zoom

Tue 20th September 2022 Dinner [Council at 6pm]

Committees and Job Talk
Runner up Amber Jones congratulates our winner Ruby Paton

Sun 18th September 2022 Rotary Young Chef at the Food Festival

The two finalists from the School Competition in July, Amber Jones and Ruby Paton faced each other in the Market Hall at the Food Festival on Sunday 18th September with Ruby Paton declared the winner to go through to the next stage of the competition.

Sat 17th September 2022 Presentation of RYLA Certificates

Presentation of Certificates to three of the five Ukrainian young people from Monmouthshire who attended RYLA on 7th - 12th August 2022 - Abergavenny Community Centre in Park Street. read more...

Tue 13th September 2022 Dinner

Partners evening - Alan Bowring is the Brecon Beacons Geo Park Development Officer and he gave a fascinating talk about the course of the River Usk from source to mouth.

Mon 5th September 2022 Lunch


Sun 4th September 2022 Monmouth Community Draw

The Draw took place this year at the Royal Oak, Hereford Road, Monmouth. read more...

Tue 30th August 2022 Trip to see Cardiff City v Luton Town FC

One in our midst is a keen Luton Town supporter, with the rest of us supporting the home side. A win for the away side which was unexpected and will be hard to live down. read more...

Wed 24th August 2022 Celebrating Ukraine Independence Day

For Ukrainians and host families in Monmouthshire at the Abergavenny Community Centre. Event sponsored by Abergavenny Rotary Club. read more...

Tue 23rd August 2022 Relax and Chat

Relax and Chat Meeting on Zoom

Fri 19th August 2022 - Mon 22nd August 2022 Return Visit by Jaroslaw Rotary Club to Abergavenny

Pictured are five members of Jaroslaw Rotary Club and four from Abergavenny Rotary Club having a farewell drink together in Wetherspoons Abergavenny at the end of a very memorable trip. read more...
Abergavenny Captain Vernon Heritage presenting Crickhowell Captain Anstie Blackham with the Everest Cup for 2022.

Tue 16th August 2022 Everest Cup 16th August 2022

A partner's evening followed the Annual Everest Cup Golf match with Crickhowell Rotary Club. After the presentation of the Golf Trophy and prizes, Abergavenny Rotarian David Tod, who is a keen sailor, entertained us with a knot tying competition. read more...

Tue 16th August 2022 Everest Cup Golf match with Crickhowell Rotary Club

Annual Everest Cup Golf Match with Crickhowell Rotary Club at the Monmouthshire Golf Club, won this year by Crickhowell Rotary Club. See Dinner on 16th August for photos and more details.

Tue 9th August 2022 Dinner

Committees - Steam Rally Debrief for Club Members three line whip. Partners evening moved back to 16th August.

Sun 7th August 2022 - Fri 12th August 2022 RYLA Storey Arms Brecon Beacons

Five Ukrainian young people from across Monmouthshire attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Course in the Brecon Beacons. They joined 13 other young people from across South Wales and the South West of England. read more...
Visit of DG Wayne Morgan MBE

Mon 1st August 2022 Lunch

Visit of Wayne Morgan MBE, 1150 District Governor 2022-2023. read more...
Crickhowell Rotary Club meets at the Bear Hotel on Thursday evenings.

Thu 28th July 2022 Visit to Crickhowell Rotary Club

An invite from Crickhowell Rotary Club for our members who visited Poland in June 2022 to talk about their experiences.

Tue 26th July 2022 Relax and Chat

Relax and Chat Meeting on Zoom
Much Marcle Steam Rally 2022

Sat 23rd July 2022 - Sun 24th July 2022 Much Marcle Steam Rally 2022

Abergavenny Rotary Club members assist on the entrance gates. For more information see web site at

Tue 19th July 2022 Dinner [Council at 6pm]

President Robert Parker and Speaker Rob Penn of Stump Up for Trees.

Tue 12th July 2022 Dinner

Partners evening with a speaker (Rob Penn of "Stump for Trees").
Entrants, teacher and judges for the 2022 Young Chef competition at KHS on 12th July.

Tue 12th July 2022 Young Chef

Club Young Chef Competition at King Henry VIII School read more...
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