Completed meetings and events 2021-2022

Wed 29th June 2022 Rotary Ramble

The Richard Burton Trail read more...

Tue 28th June 2022 District Bowls Competition

Llandrindod Wells Bowling Club, Rock Park, Llandrindod Wells read more...

Mon 27th June 2022 Breakfast Meeting - Club Assembly

President Elect Robin Bratton and his Team Leaders presented their plans for the forthcoming Rotary year

Sat 25th June 2022 District 1150 Handover

Rotary Bridgend's own Wayne Morgan MBE becomes District Governor read more...

Mon 20th June 2022 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council read more...

Sun 19th June 2022 Dragon Ride 2022

Annual Dragon Ride cycle over the Brecon Beacons starting and finishing at Margham Park. Rotary Bridgend man a number of feeding stations. read more...

Wed 15th June 2022 Rotary Kids Out to the Gower Heritage Centre

Rotary Bridgend along with Rotary Porthcawl and Rotary Measteg take a group of local kids for a wonderful day out. read more...

Mon 13th June 2022 Breakfast Meeting - District Governor Visit

Southern Wales District Governor visits Rotary Bridgend read more...

Mon 6th June 2022 President's Dinner

Heronston Hotel read more...

Mon 30th May 2022 Online Meeting - "Weird Wills"

Guest speaker: Phil Davies, Rotary Cardiff West read more...

Sun 29th May 2022 Cancer Research UK Race for Life

Rotary Bridgend were proud to support the Race For Life in Newbridge Fields, Bridgend. read more...

Wed 25th May 2022 May Rotary Ramble

The Knap at Barry read more...

Mon 23rd May 2022 Dinner Meeting - Morgannwg Endeavor Charitable Trust

We heard about the work of the Trust and from members of the Renal Team at Swansea Bay University Health Board read more...

Mon 23rd May 2022 Dinner Meeting - Morgannwg Endeavor Charitable Trust

We heard about the work of the Trust and from members of the Renal Team at Swansea Bay University Health Board read more...

Mon 23rd May 2022 Dinner Meeting - Morgannwg Endeavor Charitable Trust

We heard about the work of the Trust and from members of the Renal Team at Swansea Bay University Health Board read more...

Sat 21st May 2022 Sponsored Cycle Ride - Bay to Bay

While we don't yet have the final total, the ride raised in the region of £3,500 for local charities and sanitation improvement projects at schools in Tanzania. read more...

Mon 16th May 2022 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Mon 9th May 2022 Breakfast Meeting - AGM

Heronston Hotel read more...

Wed 27th April 2022 Rotary Ramble

Monknash and Nash Point read more...

Mon 25th April 2022 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Mon 11th April 2022 Breakfast Meeting - Speaker: Gwyn Thomas

Heronston Hotel. My World of Work read more...

Mon 4th April 2022 Evening Meeting - Murder by Poison!

Heronston Hotel. Guest speaker: Ted Richards. A warm welcome to our new associate member. read more...

Fri 1st April 2022 Rotary Cowbridge 60 Years Celebration

Members of Rotary Bridgend attended Rotary Cowbridge's 60th Anniversary Dinner on April 1st 2022 at The Bear Hotel in Cowbridge. read more...

Wed 30th March 2022 Rotary Ramble

Southerndown read more...

Mon 28th March 2022 Online Meeting - From Wales to South Africa

Speaker: President John McCarthy gave a talk on the house build with Habitat for Humanity, Mfuleni Township in 2007 read more...

Thu 24th March 2022 International Fundraising Event for Aquabox

Seasons Restaurant Bridgend College. read more...

Mon 21st March 2022 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Mon 14th March 2022 Breakfast Meeting

Heronston Hotel. Speaker: Carwyn Jones read more...

Tue 8th March 2022 Pencoed Crocus Flowers

A touch of spring in Pencoed. read more...

Mon 7th March 2022 International Evening

Heronston Hotel read more...

Sat 5th March 2022 Queen's Platinum Jubilee Tree Planting

Rotary Bridgend plant trees alongside the car park at Bryngarw Park read more...

Mon 28th February 2022 Online Meeting - From Classroom To Writing 80 Books

Guest speaker: Phil Carradice read more...

Wed 23rd February 2022 Rotary Ramble

Aberthaw read more...

Mon 21st February 2022 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Thu 17th February 2022 Valentines Dinner

Seasons Restaurant, Bridgend College read more...

Mon 14th February 2022 Breakfast Meeting - Women's Refuge

Guest speaker: Sharon Dixon (Soroptimists). Heronston Hotel read more...

Tue 8th February 2022 Rotary Area 3 Quiz Final

Rotary Bridgend vs Rotary Cowbridge read more...

Mon 7th February 2022 Online Meeting - From Bradford To The Bronx

Guest speaker: Dr. Suzanne Sarjeant, Headteacher, Pencoed Primary School - looking beyond time in school to harness learning opportunities. read more...

Mon 31st January 2022 Online Meeting - Awen Cultural Trust

Guest speaker: Richard Hughes, Chief Executive, Awen Cultural Trust. read more...

Wed 26th January 2022 Rotary Ramble

Heading west to the Vale of Neath read more...

Mon 24th January 2022 Online Meeting - Women War Artists

Guest speaker: Rosemary Chaloner. Women war artists of the First World War and beyond read more...

Mon 17th January 2022 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Wed 12th January 2022 Rotary Area Quiz

Rotary Bridgend vs Rotary Swansea. A well supported and close quiz with Bridgend reaching the final with a 44 - 39 victory.

Mon 10th January 2022 Online Zoom Meeting - Men's Sheds Cymru

Guest speaker Mike Wright set up a Men's Shed in Cardiff. Men’s Sheds is an internationally recognised and successful concept for establishing community groups specifically around the needs of men. read more...

Sat 18th December 2021 Christmas Collection Tesco Extra Cowbridge Road

Annual collection for local charities

Fri 17th December 2021 Christmas Collection Tesco Extra Cowbridge Road

Annual collection for local charities

Wed 15th December 2021 Happy Birthday Rotary Bridgend

96 today! read more...

Tue 14th December 2021 Lifestraws for Tanzania

Rotary Bridgend send LifeStraws to Kilamajaro Region of Tanzania read more...

Mon 13th December 2021 Bridgend Young Carers Christmas Party

Rotary Bridgend President John McCarthy attended the party. read more...

Mon 13th December 2021 Breakfast Meeting at the Heronston Hotel

Christmas Address Rev. Glenda Oglesbee read more...

Sat 11th December 2021 Christmas Collection Tesco Brewery Lane

Annual collection for local charities

Fri 10th December 2021 Christmas Collection Tesco Brewery Lane

Annual collection for local charities

Mon 6th December 2021 Christmas Dinner

Santa Claus, musical entertainment, a quiz, seasonal readings and a raffle. read more...

Mon 29th November 2021 Breakfast Meeting at the Heronston Hotel

Presentation of the Harvey Palmer Cup to Michaela Moore from Mental Health Matters Wales. read more...

Wed 24th November 2021 November Rotary Ramble

The Salmon Leaps Walk, Dinas Powys read more...

Tue 23rd November 2021 Rotary Area Quiz

Bridgend vs Maesteg

Mon 22nd November 2021 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Mon 15th November 2021 Breakfast Meeting at the Heronston Hotel

Speaker: Bob Dunlop. Having recently moved to south Wales, and been a past member of Rotary Lyme Regis, Bob spoke of his interests and experiences at our second in-person meeting read more...

Sun 14th November 2021 Remembrance Sunday

Rotary Bridgend laid wreaths in remembrance of the service and sacrifice of all those that have defended our freedoms and protected our way of life read more...

Mon 8th November 2021 Question and Answer Session

Guest speaker: Chris Elmore, MP for Ogmore read more...

Mon 1st November 2021 Foundation Meeting

Guest speaker Travis Canova, a past Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, joined us via Zoom from Houston, Texas read more...

Wed 27th October 2021 October Rotary Ramble

This month's ramble was a trip to Porthcawl. read more...

Mon 25th October 2021 World Polio Day Talk

Speaker President John McCarthy on his and Judy's visit to India read more...

Sun 24th October 2021 World Polio Day

Supporting Rotary's worlwide fight to eradicate Polio, Rotary Bridgend lit three prominent churches - St Illtyd's, Newcastle, St David's, Laleston and St Crallo's, Coychurch read more...

Mon 18th October 2021 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Mon 11th October 2021 Breakfast Meeting at the Heronston Hotel

Guest speaker: Amber Powell, Carers UK read more...

Mon 4th October 2021 A Tale Of Two Elections

Guest speaker: Professor Laura McAllister CBE read more...

Wed 29th September 2021 September Rotary Ramble

Kenfig Nature Reserve and Coast read more...

Mon 27th September 2021 Crowd Funding

Guest speaker: Amy Kordiak, Wales Development Manager, Localgiving read more...

Sun 26th September 2021 Dragon Ride 2021

Rotary Bridgend manned two feed stations supporting the cyclists over the various routes from Margam Park, into the challenging Brecon Beacons and back to Margam read more...

Mon 20th September 2021 Club Council

Monthly meeting of Club Council

Mon 13th September 2021 Breakfast Meeting at the Heronston Hotel

Our first fact to face meeting since March 2020.
Speaker Terry Moseley gave a job talk. read more...

Mon 6th September 2021 Life Inside and Outside Politics

Guest speaker Huw-Irrancia Davies, MS for Ogmore read more...

Mon 23rd August 2021 Hobbies in Lockdown

Members discussed hobbies and things they have been doing during lockdown read more...

Fri 20th August 2021 Heronsbridge School Football Match

A memorial match for pupil William Ridout read more...

Mon 9th August 2021 Peru and Bolivia

Speaker Graham Hapgood shares more of his travels in South America read more...

Mon 2nd August 2021 Can You Believe IT?

Speaker Win Griffiths shares anecdotes of his life and times read more...

Wed 28th July 2021 July Rotary Ramble

Heading past St Davids Church in Laleston, joining a section of the Bridgend Circular Walk to Gypsy Lane and on to Llangewydd Road read more...

Mon 26th July 2021 The Work Of Credit Unions

Guest speaker Nicola Field, Manager, Bridgend LifeSavers Credit Union read more...

Mon 12th July 2021 Meet the President

Meet John McCarthy our new President for Rotary Year 2021 - 2022

Mon 5th July 2021 President's Handover

2020 - 2021 President Dr William Williams hands over to John McCarthy, President for 2021 - 2022 read more...
calendar district events local events