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Rotary Club of Kirriemuir - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

New Member Diane Fyffe


President Neil Ferguson welcomes Diane into the Rotary Club of Kirriemuir following her transfer from The Rotary Club of Aboyne

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*** Christmas Day Lunch*** 25 December 2019


In the Old Parish Hall Kirriemuir, from 1.00pm to 3.30pm. This event is for anyone who will spend Christmas Day alone. There is no charge, but entry is by ticket only. For details contact Heather Kelly on 01575575496 or any Rotarian.

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Celebrate Halloween in Town Hall on Friday 25 October 2019


Tickets are now on sale - Adult £10 (Children & Family options also available). Call Bob Harley (01575 575515) or Text Heather Kelly (07305 741019). Don't miss out.

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Changing Lives in Nepal - New Desks arriving for the School Classroom


First Steps Himalaya is the Charity we will work with on the Educational aspect of our Schools Project in Nepal - Please "Click" below to read all the details because the programme starts now -

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Toilet Facilities for Staff and Pupils at 7 schools in Nepal.


The Rotary Club of the Himalaya Gurkhas is our partner in this project. Proper Toilet Facilities will be provided for Staff and Pupils at 7 schools in Nepal. Work is due to start in Spring / Summer 2019. Thank you to all who helped us raise the funds.

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About us

WELCOME

to the Rotary Club of Kirriemuir

Chartered 14th November 1961,

District 1010, Scotland North.

 Charter No 941

   

About Kirriemuir.

 

Kirriemuir lies 16 miles north of Dundee at the foot of the Grampian Mountains. It is easily accessed from the Dundee/Aberdeen A90 dual carriageway and the A926 Forfar/Kirriemuir road. The "wee red toon", as it is affectionately known, (population approximately 6000) has a long and colourful history. The first record of its name appeared in 1201 but evidence shows that people lived in the area as far back as 700BC.

A visit to Kirriemuir is well worth the effort. Visitors can visit the birthplace of Peter Pan's author, JM Barrie, admire the town clock, parish church and old red sandstone buildings and browse in the Gateway to the Glens Museum.

 A half-hour drive takes one to the picturesque Angus Glens or to the stunning coastal area with long sandy beaches and red sandstone cliffs. Glamis Castle, the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, is just five miles from Kirriemuir. Golfers too are well served with the town's local 18 hole course as well as the famous championship courses of Carnoustie, Gleneagles and the Old Course at St Andrews within an hour's drive. There are many other good, but less well known, courses close by. There is a good local pathway network and plenty good walking routes of varying difficulty in wider vicinity.

At Roundyhill a mile and a half south of the town there is an excellent caravan site with fine restaurant and bar facilities. Accommodation is available at the two hotels in the town or in several B&B establishments locally.

We look forward to welcoming visiting Rotarians and partners to any of our weekly meetings at the venue and time detailed in the panel on the right.

For further information please contact:

President: Neil Ferguson ~  01575 573416

Hon. Secretary: Malcolm Rooney ~  01575 575334

Press Officers:  Pete Bowman ~ 01575 609220

 

Club membership currently stands at 37 and consists of accountants, farmers, solicitors, land agents, ministers and local business people.

 





 

 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 22nd October 18.00

Weekly Club Meeting


Meal in Thrums as normal - then Casino Training..

Tuesday 29th October 18.00

Weekly Club Meeting


Visit Police Museum.

Tuesday 5th November 18.00

Weekly Club Meeting


Diane Fyffe to speak.

Tuesday 12th November 18.00

Weekly Club Meeting


Games Night.

Thursday 14th November 19.00 -

Council Meeting


In Airlie Arms Hotel

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18.00 for 18.25
Thrums Hotel,
25 Bank Street,
Kirriemuir DD8 4BE  01575 572758

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