The Rotary Club of Halstead welcomes guest speakers.

We are very keen to welcome guest speakers to Halstead Rotary Club and these form a regular part of our monthly programme. It’s of great interest and opportunity to find out what going on in the local community or to hear of the good work of a local charity or fund raiser.

Speakers in the past have covered a wide range of topics including,

  • ·         The work carried out by St Helena Hospice
  • ·         A personal challenge walking the pilgrim trail to Santiago de Compostela
  • ·         Hearing about the children’s charity Brainwave
  •           A talk from a young man who had completed community work in Nicaragua.
  •            Hearing from young people who have completed a Rotary Youth Leadership course.  


If you are interested in coming to talk to the club then please do get in touch via the contact form.


Details of some of our past speakers can be found in the related pages below.

Speakers sub-pages:

Vice President Mike Prince with Buddy Bag ambassador Angela Gakis

Buddy Bag Foundation

more Ambassador Angela Gakis came to talk to us about the Buddy Bag Foundation

Buddy Bags

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Jay Ainge - Malawi

more Jay's Charity work in Malawi

Jim Davis

more The History of Halstead Street Names

Una Peregina - Camino de Santiago

more Sarah gave an enthralling presentation about her experiences when walking the Camino Frances from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France heading towards Santiago de Compostela.

Christine engages the club with her 'sparkling' talk

The Essex Scrubber

more Rotarian Christine Beedle (MBE) talks about her life and her book, The Essex Scrubber (Keeping It Clean)

Colne Engaine Memorial Fund

more Lt Col (retd) Michael Estcourt from Colne Engaine came to talk to us about the efforts of the village to raise funds to replace their War memorial.


more Halstead childrens author Josei Dom gives a talk to the club.

Having fun with a bread plaiting demonstration

Rotarian Vincent Farrugia

more One of our newest members, Vincent Farrugia, entertains and has some fun as he tells members about his past.