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Gloucester Day Celebrations and Parade

Gloucester Day Celebrations and Parade

The Gloucester Day celebrations and parade was for centuries an annual event celebrating lifting of the siege of Gloucester in 1643. We propose to join the parade and support a stall for Footsteps, a Gloucester charity for pregnancy related issues

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An evening with live jazz by Kim and Mike Cypher

An evening with live jazz by Kim and Mike Cypher

Kim one of UK’s most exciting saxophonists, vocalists and composer with husband Mike, on drums, will talk about their life and play for us. Tonight is part of their “For Mum” project. Individual donations to The Brain Tumour Charity would be appreciated.

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Food For Thought - How To Eat To Support Memory and Mood

Food For Thought - How To Eat To Support Memory and Mood

Dr Jane Barnes PhD, our speaker tonight, is a biochemist and registered Nutritional Therapist with a particular interest in the link between gut and brain health.

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A Warm Welcome to Overseas Nurses working in Gloucester

A Warm Welcome to Overseas Nurses working in Gloucester

Each year nurses from overseas come to work in Gloucester. Rotary@Kingsholm has organised a series of events to welcome them to our county. Click on details to read more and see what we have organised.

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A Serving of Christmas Spirit

A Serving of Christmas Spirit

With food, drink, songs, quiz, and other activities our online Christmas Party should put is good spirits for the holiday season

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St Oswald’s Church/Coney Hill School

St Oswald’s Church/Coney Hill School

Donation to Saint Oswald’s Church which is working working with Coney Hill Junior School to provide food meal boxes to vulnerable families in Coney Hill

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Fran Clark on the ups and downs of working as a gigging musician

Fran Clark on the ups and downs of working as a gigging musician

Fran Clark a singer-songwriter & singing teacher began as a backing & session singer for original music and covers bands. As an accomplished jazz & soul singer Fran has performed professionally for over 20 yrs and released 3 albums of self-penned songs

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Gloucester Day Celebrations and Parade

Gloucester Day Celebrations and Parade

The Gloucester Day celebrations and parade is an annual event celebrating lifting of the siege of Gloucester in 1943. There will be no parade this year however we will support a stall for Footsteps, a Gloucester charity for pregnancy related issues

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Today we celebrated Peter Hickman’s 90th Birthday

Today we celebrated Peter Hickman’s 90th Birthday

We gave a surprise rendition of happy birthday outside his house. Peter thanked "the massed choir” Saying it was a surprise is the understatement of the year. I am normally not lost for words but members giving their time in coming to sing overwhelmed me

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Rotary Competitions for Young People

Rotary Competitions for Young People

Rotary National Youth Competitions provide young people with the opportunity to develop their skills, the platform to showcase their exceptional talents and the chance to win some amazing prizes.

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Humans and Technology - The Future

Humans and Technology - The Future

Postponed until further notice

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Cotswold Way in a Day Walk 2018  - Sunday 3 June

Cotswold Way in a Day Walk 2018 - Sunday 3 June

Walk all 102 miles of the beautiful Cotswold Way National Trail in one day? Yes you can! See how you can take part in Rotary@Kingsholm’s annual challenge, enjoy a great day out and raise valuable funds for the charity of your choice.

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£634 raised for Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal

£634 raised for Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal

Today as part of our service to the community, we proudly collected for Marie Currie Cancer Care and Support as part of their Great Daffodil Appeal. This gave us an opportunity to give time to support a charity which in itself supports many.

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Andy Osmond, Senior Leader, Mariners Church, Gloucester Docks

Andy Osmond, Senior Leader, Mariners Church, Gloucester Docks

Mariners opened in Feb 1849 primarily for the workers at Gloucester Docks and crews of moored vessels. With the demise of Gloucester as a major port, the church was in danger of becoming redundant. Regeneration of the docks has provided new opportunities

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Visit to Masonry's Workshop, Gloucester Cathedral

Visit to Masonry's Workshop, Gloucester Cathedral

Tonight we had a rare insight into the work of the stone masons at Gloucester Cathedral from basic stone blocks to finished gargoyles. A cheque was presented to enable the masons to purchase bespoke traditional tools to assist them in their work

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Treasure Hunt around Alney Island, Gloucester Docks and the centre of Gloucester

Treasure Hunt around Alney Island, Gloucester Docks and the centre of Gloucester

Tonight’s treasure hunt took us across Alney Island Nature reserves. Additional points were available for wildlife photographs. The star photograph being a frog. Interesting clues were based around the docks, the Oxbode and Gloucester cathedral

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President's Lunch

President's Lunch

This year our traditional president’s lunch was held at the Three Choirs Vineyard. A trip round the vineyard preceded a very good meal in wonderful surroundings which looked so good in the sunny weather. A really good start to the year

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Handover

Handover

Tonight President for Rotary year 2014 – 15 Robin Knox gained his badge of office from last year’s president, Bob Coles

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Claire Thayers spoke on corporate social responsibility. Doing good is good business

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St George's Dinner

St George's Dinner

Tonight we celebrated St George's Day with a posh do. Ian Towers serenaded us before an excellent meal and afterwards entertained us with music to dance to and a traditional proms finale.

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Silent Auction

Silent Auction

Tonight members and their partners gathered to offer gifts surplus to requirements an appreciative home. Attendees made written bids to snap up the bargains on offer. Proceeds raised: £680, all for Rotary charities

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Colin Youngson explained how and why he became a Gloucester Civic Trust Guide. He told us about interesting Gloucester buildings and people and about the History Festival and Heritage Open Days, rated third best in the country

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The Flint Street Nativity

The Flint Street Nativity

The story is based on real events, collected over a period of ten years from members of Tim Firth's family and friends who were teachers. It was very funny and poignant. Thanks to MADS for this charity performance which raised £661 for Macmillan Nurses

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Gloucester North Rotary tonight proved it could organise a .... up in a brewery with a visit to Gloucester Brewery in Gloucester Docks.

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Tonight's meeting with partners started with a buffet at Kingsholm. After the buffet members left for a treasure hunt around the centre of Gloucester finishing at a local hostelry.

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This year Bob Coles organised our traditional president's lunch at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel. It was a very enjoyable social occasion with pre-lunch champagne followed by a three course Sunday lunch. A great start to Bob's presidential year.

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Rotary Young Chef Competition

Rotary Young Chef Competition

Young Students at Barnwood Park Arts College will prepare a two course meal. Professional chefs will judge the competition. The winner will go through to the next round of this Rotary National Competition. Further details on members home page.

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Club Challenge

Club Challenge

A challenge for us all

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Movember

Movember

Jumping on the hairy bandwagon this Movember in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

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Meal with friends

Meal with friends

A very successful Asian meal in aid of Arthritis Research UK

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Alan Bielby talked about Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

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Bond Helicopters

Bond Helicopters

Tonight we visited Bond Helicopters Facilities at Staverton Airport.

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Speaker meeting

Speaker meeting

Katie Fryatt our sponsored RYLA candidate reported on the six day course she attended in July

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President's Lunch

President's Lunch

This took place at The Feathers Hotel, Ledbury. Click "read more" for report

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Social Evening with partners

Social Evening with partners

President Robin Bennion's theme of six nations (rugby) kicked off in stye tonight with a French Bastille Day Celebration. French costumes, Celebrity Chefs, French Menu, French Quiz. What more could you want for a good night?

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Social evening with partners 7pm for 7.30

Social evening with partners 7pm for 7.30

Christmas Dinner at Kingsholm

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Carol Concert

Carol Concert

St Bartholomew's Church, Chosen Hill, Churchdown, collection for Cystic Fibrosis

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Social evening with partners

Social evening with partners

Trip round the refurbished Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

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Dick Sale

Dick Sale

Wildlife of the Arctic

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Jon Hall Chief Fire Officer for Gloucestershire

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Young Chef Competition

Young Chef Competition

Eleven young chefs competed against each other and the clock to produce a healthy two course meal for two people at Barnwood Park Arts College.

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Tonight there was a challenge!

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£2244 raised at the only black tie jumble sale in Gloucestershire

£2244 raised at the only black tie jumble sale in Gloucestershire

This was an opportunity to buy good quality items at knock-down prices in aid of Cystic Fibrosis

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Peter Kavanagh, a lave net fisherman on the River Severn.

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Social Charity Evening

Social Charity Evening

Chinese Meal at Blossom's, Southgate Street, Gloucester. 7 for 7.30pm

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KidsOut

KidsOut

Visit to West Midlands Safari Park with St Roses School, Stroud

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President's Lunch

President's Lunch

New President Jim Hickman's president's lunch at Chevenage House

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4 Clubs Golf Challenge

4 Clubs Golf Challenge

Today the four Rotary Clubs in Gloucester competing in the 4 Clubs Golf Challenge

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Paul Henke - published author

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Social Evening with Partners

Social Evening with Partners

Treasure Hunt around Gloucester

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Social Evening with Partners

Social Evening with Partners

Post Christmas Dinner with Silent Auction

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Speaker Meeting

Speaker Meeting

Club member Peter Jackson at the end of his coast to coast walkCoast to Coast Walk

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Rotary Young Chef Competition

Rotary Young Chef Competition

Chosen Hill School

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Rotary Young Chef Competition

Rotary Young Chef Competition

Barnwood Parks Art College

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Joint meeting with partners

Joint meeting with partners

Christmas meal, induction of new member, a speaker who has lived a life to the full

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Joint meeting with partners

Joint meeting with partners

Club member John Robinson on Victorian Rubbish

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Rotary Young Chef Competition

Rotary Young Chef Competition

St Peter's High School

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Entertainment meeting

Entertainment meeting

History of the Baked Bean

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