Future meetings and events

Tue 22nd May 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Quintinshill - 22 May 1915

Callum MacLeod
103 years ago today, 214 members of the 7th (Leith) Battalion of the Royal Scots were killed while on active service within just a few minutes. We learn what caused this wartime tragedy.

Tue 29th May 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Keeping Family Money in the Family!

Alec Cameron
Tonight we will receive some helpful advice on how to manage our finances.

Sat 2nd June 2018 at 14.00 - 16.30 Club visit to Pitlochry Festival Theatre (members only)

Matinée performance of the smash-hit musical 'Chicago' followed by High Tea at Pitlochry Golf Club. Partners welcome.
Event now fully booked.

Tue 5th June 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Euan Ferguson's assignment in Cambodia

Crieff High School pupil Euan successfully completed a four-day selection course on Coll and has now been offered a full gap year's assignment by Project Trust in Cambodia. Tonight he will explain why our Club should support him.

Fri 8th June 2018 at 19.00 - 21.00 Crieff Premiere of 'Breathe [12]' (showing at Strathearn Campus)

This acclaimed romantic film, starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, highlights the misery caused by polio in 1950's America. All proceeds from tonight's showing will go to Rotary Foundation's polio campaign. details

Tue 12th June 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Yann's at Glenearn House One week early due to 80th Anniversary celebration next week. Will be held at Yann's as usual.

Sat 16th June 2018 at 10.00 - 14.00 Rotary cycle event for Prostate Cancer

Our annual cycling event will be held wiith the kind co-operation of Crieff Co-Op in Union Terrace. All funds raised will be donated to Prostate Cancer UK.

Tue 19th June 2018 at 19.00 - 21.45 80th Anniversary Celebration (at Yann's)

Special dinner - partners welcome!
The Rotary Club of Crieff held its inaugural meeting on 25 June 1938 at the Drummond Arms Hotel.
The Club's charter was granted on 30th October 1938. details

Tue 26th June 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Club Assembly

All change for 2018-19!

Tue 3rd July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 First Steps Himalaya

First Steps helping to build a school Hilary & Mick Gordon, Rotary Club of Ellon
RC Ellon, with its partner club of Mid Town Kathmandu, is working on a new Global Fund application to support education in Nepal. Tonight, Hilary and Mick will tell us how we might be able to help.

Tue 10th July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 BBQ and other entertainment, to be held at the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie.

Note change of venue for tonight.
Further details will be uploaded ASAP - entertainment will be either bowling or petanque.

Tue 17th July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly (at the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie).

Tue 24th July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The work of the Bowel Cancer UK charity in Scotland

Emma Boffey and Ron Kerr will tell us more about the work being done by their charity to help stop this horrible illness. Our Club donated £1,000 in March and has agreed to a target of a further £1,500 to pass on by December, in memory of John Burgess.

Tue 31st July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Preparing for our 2018 Golf Day

George Penny will lead a discussion on what needs to be done and who will do it at our forthcoming Golf Day in Crieff.

Thu 2nd August 2018 at 07.30 - 18.00 Golf AM/AM Day at Crieff Golf Club

Our main fund raising event of the year.

Tue 7th August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Alastair Robertson's talk

Alastair will give us a talk on an interesting topic.

Tue 14th August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Leaping Lemurs of Madagascar

Helen Schofield
A previous visitor to our Club, Helen (a member of the Royal Photographic Society) returns tonight to share her wonderful pictures taken during a recent visit to the island nation of Madagascar.

Tue 21st August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly (at Yann's)

Tue 28th August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Why did soldiers wear such stupid uniforms?

Richard Adlington has made an extensive study of British army uniforms from the late 17th century to the early 20th and tonight will share his controversial findings on how inappropriate they usually were in times of martial combat!

Tue 4th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The Impact of Poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Linda Birrell (Depute Head, Crieff High School)
Linda returns to tell us about our poorest neighbours and the effect their background has on their children.

Tue 11th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 RYLA 2018 - Feedback from our boy

Archie Couser, our successful RYLA boy candidate will tell us about his experiences at the Abernethy Activity Centre in Nethybridge and he will receive his certificate from our President.

Tue 18th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Yann's at Glenearn House Monthly (at Yann's)

Tue 25th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 RYLA 2018 - Feedback from our girls

Elena Dougall and Sarah Barrie, our two successful RYLA girl candidates will tell us about their experiences at the Abernethy Activity Centre in Nethybridge and they will receive their certificates from our President.

Tue 2nd October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Home 'Gavel' match (members only)

This date has been set aside for one of our home 'Gavel' matches.

Tue 9th October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Think Pacific Foundation Charity work in Fiji ??

Connecting rural communities improves rural economy -Tagicakibau in Fiji This has still to be confirmed but we are hoping that Julia Barrie will be able to join us tonight to tell us more about her charity work this summer in Fiji and for which our Club helped to fund.

Tue 16th October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Yann's at Glenearn House Monthly (at Yann's)

Tue 23rd October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Action on Hearing Loss (Scotland)

Action on Hearing Loss is the trading name of The Royal National Institute for Deaf People and their representative, Rhona Campbell, will tonight explain more about this charity's work in Scotland and what our Club might be able to do to help.

Tue 30th October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Rotarians fellowship evening

Tonight, exactly eighty years after the granting of our Club's Rotary charter, we will welcome fellow Rotarians from Canada who arrived in Perthshire this morning for three days of playing curling matches at the Dewar Centre in Perth.

Tue 6th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The work of an MEP

Ian Hudghton MEP, President of the Scottish National Party and SNP Group Leader in the European Parliament, will tell us about the work of our MEPs. With Brexit looming, this could be our last chance to hear from someome so involved in European affairs.

Tue 13th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Armistice Day 1918

Bob Milne
Our Secretary has made a study of the last day of the First World War and tonight will share his findings with us.

Tue 20th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Special General Meeting

Yann's at Glenearn House At Yann's.

Tue 27th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The South West Coast Path challenge

Our former President Chris Dowse celebrated two anniversaries - 10 years since he was cleared of prostate cancer and his 70th birthday - by walking the 630 miles of this path to raise money for the RFUK's End Polio Now and Prostate Cancer UK charities.

Tue 4th December 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Travels for charity

Estelle Nicol, Rotary Club of Auchterarder & District.
Estelle has visited several exotic countries on behalf of the Marie Curie charity she supports and tonight will tell us about some of her experiences.

Tue 11th December 2018 at 18.30 - 21.45 Christmas Dinner at Yann's

Partners welcome.
Meet from 6.30pm for 7pm dinner.

Tue 18th December 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly (at Yann's).

Tue 25th December 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 No meeting this week.

Christmas Day

Tue 1st January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 No meeting this week.

New Year's Day

Tue 8th January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 New Year Club Quiz

To help us recover from the winter holiday period, led by SVP Callum MacLeod this will be a fun-filled evening to test our brain power and maybe win an exciting prize!
Partners will be welcome tonight.