Rotary Club of Durham Elvet Photo Galleries

Ann's Mentees Show Their Class

Ann's Mentees Show Their Class

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Strawberry and sparkling night at the home of Ann & Jeff

Strawberry and sparkling night at the home of Ann & Jeff

There is a £10 fee for the evening. Money will be raised for an autistic unit in Szazhalombatta, Hungary. The evening starts at 7pm. The event raised £520

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Fundraising Quiz Night Pittington Village Hall -  Community Fundraising event (Defibrillator )

Fundraising Quiz Night Pittington Village Hall - Community Fundraising event (Defibrillator )

Thanks to our President Tom Sharples funds have been raised to install defibrillators in Brandon and Pittington

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Social Night and Homage to Seamus

Social Night and Homage to Seamus

Unfortunately Seamus needs to go back to the USA for personal reasons but he has written his experience in Durham for us in his reflections below.

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  How to use a public access defibrillator

How to use a public access defibrillator

Barbara Broadbelt will explain and demonstrate how to use a public access defibrillator

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Treasure Hunt – Newcastle City Centre –

Treasure Hunt – Newcastle City Centre –

Meeting up at Greys Monument at 1.30pm. From 2.30-4pm a café has been booked for coffee and cakes at the Café Royal in Nelson Street just off the Monument to enjoy time together after the Treasure Hunt.

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Car Boot Sale Seaham Coast Road

Car Boot Sale Seaham Coast Road

The boat sale raised £220

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Broth Night Ann and Jeff

Broth Night Ann and Jeff

The night raised £400 for a women's charity in South Sudan run by Hannah Loya, who provides reusable sanitary pads plus menstrual kits and training to primary schools in Rokon county and community.Hannah also works in refugees camps to educate girls.

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Speaker - Cllr Len O'Donnell - speaking about his sponsored bike ride across America in aid of New York Fire Fighters.

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Gulyas night at Klari's

Gulyas night at Klari's

Authentic gulyas cooked by Klari

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Tall Ships Sunderland

Tall Ships Sunderland

In July 2018 the Tall Ships fleet will create a stunning spectacle on the banks of the River Wear and within the prestigious Port of Sunderland.

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District Conference The Majestic Hotel Harrogate

District Conference The Majestic Hotel Harrogate

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Christmas event - there will be no meeting at Hallgarth Manor

Christmas event - there will be no meeting at Hallgarth Manor

Durham Elvet held their Christmas Party where Father Christmas made a surprise visit!!!

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The planting of 5000 purple crocus corms in aid of Polio

The planting of 5000 purple crocus corms in aid of Polio

On Tuesday, 10th October as part of Rotary International's ongoing campaign to raise awareness of Polio and to work towards eliminating the disease, the three Durham Rotary Clubs got together to plant a further 5000 purple crocus corms on the roundabout.

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Peter's party

Peter's party

in Peter's style...

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Ann Southren MBE receives Paul Harris Fellowship

Ann Southren MBE receives Paul Harris Fellowship

President Peter Bramwell congratulates Ann Southren MBE, who has been chosen for this year's Paul Harris Fellowship award by the club-members.

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Foundation Summer Night Event

Foundation Summer Night Event

A Summer Night event at Barbara and Ian's for Foundation

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Strawberries and sparkling at Ann's

Strawberries and sparkling at Ann's

Ann presents Reet Kangro, Principle Võru Jarve School, Estonia, with our donation from the strawberry night for an iPad to give to the Russian orphanage

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Continuous donations for the Rotary's Shelter Box project

Continuous donations for the Rotary's Shelter Box project

Peter Bramwell's continuous support for the Shelter Boxes distributed by Rotary across the world disaster areas

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Donations 'Pay for a Day' St Cuthbert Hospice

Donations 'Pay for a Day' St Cuthbert Hospice

Support for the Living Well Centre in loving memory of John Sinclair, Howard Pattinson and Jerzy Kowalczyk. To raise the funds Tom Sharples, Mark Sinclair and Maja Kowalczyk took on a sponsored Lake District walk from Glenridding to Helvellyn – and back.

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Club Handover

Club Handover

Outgoing President Peter Bramwell hands over President's insignia to incoming president Tom Sharples.

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Official Visit DG Len Burns and Valerie and the induction of Lis Robson as new member

Official Visit DG Len Burns and Valerie and the induction of Lis Robson as new member

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Tapas Evening at Peter and Gwen's

Tapas Evening at Peter and Gwen's

Home made tapas at Peter and Gwen's home Low Meadows in Lanchester

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Gulyas evening at Klari's

Gulyas evening at Klari's

Authentic gulyas cooked by Klari

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Club Handover

Club Handover

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Charter Celebrations

Charter Celebrations

2016 sees the tenth anniversary of Durham Elvet Rotary Club receiving its Charter ...

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Art Sale New College Durham

Art Sale New College Durham

Art Sale - prints of local artist Colin Richardson, on Sunday the 8 March from 9am to 4pm at New College Durham.

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Climbing Helvellyn for St. Cuthbert's Hospice

Climbing Helvellyn for St. Cuthbert's Hospice

Tom and friends climbed Helvellyn to the top and raised £845 for St. Cuthbert's Hospice in Durham

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Planting crocuses on Rotary Way

Planting crocuses on Rotary Way

Eileen and friends planted crocuses on the roundabout in Rotary Way Durham in support of eliminating Polio from the world

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Strawberries and sparkling wine at Ann's

Strawberries and sparkling wine at Ann's

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Committees

Committees

Meeting of Committees

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Treetops Speaker Pauline Crow

Treetops Speaker Pauline Crow

Treetops Children's Unit Durham

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Speaker Global Care Anne & John Scott

Speaker Global Care Anne & John Scott

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Induction of  Nancy Nduwimana as new member to Durham Elvet Rotary Club

Induction of Nancy Nduwimana as new member to Durham Elvet Rotary Club

Club President Arthur Charlton pins Rotary's badge onto new member Nancy Nduwimana when she was welcomed into the Rotary Club of Durham Elvet on 13th October.

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Official Visit DG Peter Chandler and his wife Christine

Official Visit DG Peter Chandler and his wife Christine

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Foundation Event at Ian and Barbara's

Foundation Event at Ian and Barbara's

Dress code is 'crazy'. Please bring friends and family along. Raffle prizes are welcome.

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Mike Robson RC

Mike Robson RC

Talk by Mike Robson from Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club - Special Project

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The Reg Vardy Band

The Reg Vardy Band

The Reg Vardy Band plays at Brandon Welfare Hall. They are 35 times North of England Brass Band Champions. Entrance is free.

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Christmas meal at Hallgarth with musical entertainment

Christmas meal at Hallgarth with musical entertainment

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Sedgefield Hand Bell Ringers

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Dave Robson's shares butcher's knowledge

Dave Robson's shares butcher's knowledge

Dave is going to explain what meat comes from which part of the cow

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Project Sri Lanka Kandy

Project Sri Lanka Kandy

District project by rotarians Elaine and Graham Smith

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Speaker: Chairman of DCC John Robinson and Consort Maxine

Speaker: Chairman of DCC John Robinson and Consort Maxine

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Sponsored walk Helvellyn organised by Tom Sharples

Sponsored walk Helvellyn organised by Tom Sharples

Detailed information will follow

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Spk: Klári 'Growing up behind the Iron Curtain in the 1960s &  70s'

Spk: Klári 'Growing up behind the Iron Curtain in the 1960s & 70s'

Klári will be sharing some memories about her childhood in a communist country.

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Cards and signed prints by Colin Richardson

Cards and signed prints by Colin Richardson

A sale of cards and prints by Colin J. Richardson in aid of the artist's chosen charities on Saturday 6th of December 2014 from 9.30am to 4.00pm at Durham Town Hall.

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President's Night -

President's Night -

The Seven Stars, Shincliffe, Durham, DH1 2NU

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Fish and Chip Supper

Fish and Chip Supper

We are having a Fish and Chip Supper in aid of the Spinal Injuries Association Charity (no:1054097) http://www.everyeighthours.com Thank you to the Hallgarth Manor Hotel for their support Contact G Seymour before Wed, 15th May if you would like to join

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Broth Night

Broth Night

There will be no meeting at The Hallgarth Manor Hotel 'Broth Night' at Ann's home in aid of International Charities - Durham Trinity School and Sports College's partner school in Estonia

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Speaker

Speaker

Rtn Bill Sones "Belsay Gardens"

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RC Durham - Swimathon 2012

RC Durham - Swimathon 2012

The Rotary Club of Durham held their annual Swimathon on Sunday, 25th November. Money raised goes to local charities.

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Mayoral visit

Mayoral visit

The Mayor of Durham, Councillor John Wilkinson and Mrs Cynthia Wilkinson visited the Rotary Club of Durham Elvet on Thursday, 15th November.

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Visit by the District Governer

Visit by the District Governer

DG Celia Leach

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President Eileen presents Service Awards

President Eileen presents Service Awards

President Eileen presented Service Awards to 'Fish Alive', who donated a fish tank and fish, and 'Smyths Toys' who donated a child's car seat, to the NEPACS Visitors' Centre in Elvet, Durham.

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Presentation of the fishtank to the NEPACS Visitor's Centre

Presentation of the fishtank to the NEPACS Visitor's Centre

Tom Sharples and Alex Ayton presented the fish tank to Christine Slassor from the NEPACS Visitor's Centre

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Zip Wire

Zip Wire

All spectators welcome to catch Wendy and Julie. They have to register at the Baltic at 12.45pm so guess they'll start flying soon after that from the 40 metre start point across the 280 metre stretch! Arhh!

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Visit to Brandon Village Community Garden

Visit to Brandon Village Community Garden

There will be no meeting at the Hallgarth Manor Hotel. Check out this link to see photographs of 'before and after'!! http://www.brandonvillage.org.uk/

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There will me no meeting at the Hallgarth Manor Hotel

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Sponsored Walk around Brandon

Sponsored Walk around Brandon

Up to 15 mile sponsored walk in aid of local charities.

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daffodil planting

daffodil planting

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Rotary gamesnight 2010

Rotary gamesnight 2010

How much fun can you have?

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District Purple Pinky Evening

District Purple Pinky Evening

Here is how some of our members dressed up and celebrated the night. Certainly a pinky night!!

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Packing 3 Aqua boxes for Hahti appeal

Packing 3 Aqua boxes for Hahti appeal

How fast can a team pack a box once all the items have been sourced?

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Poster from Naomi and her girls

Poster from Naomi and her girls

A specially produced material poster done by all the girls.

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Sports aid for Zambia project

Sports aid for Zambia project

After a talk from P.Warburton,Durham Uni (sports) we saw where the monies we raised a while ago where used. They went to build a surface to host a number of sports like netball and basketball.

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Rotary at Bonefire night

Rotary at Bonefire night

Durham Elvet on the gate plus

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History of photos from the past

History of photos from the past

A brief photo of the club over the last few years

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Visit by DG Tony Fairly

Visit by DG Tony Fairly

Photos of his visit

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Sunflower Competition

Sunflower Competition

After a summer of growing the winner was Peter unless you know otherwise!

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Recent Events July and June 09

Recent Events July and June 09

Pictures of two recent events Recipients of the Rotary dictionaries at East Rainton Primary School Presentation to President of Durham Trinity School Interact Club

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