Activities and Fund Raising

The Members of Wessex Mead Rotary are involved in a variety of events and activities.

At Trowbridge Wessex Mead we not only arrange events, we do so much more - please look at the 'related articles' to the right of this page to see some of the activities we have been up to this year and also our monthly blog pages for the complete details.

Below is the month by month list for a previous year:

July Young Chef Competition 
  Said officially goodbye to Trowbridge Rotary Club
  Helped at Chippenham Art in the Park
  Vicky set her target of running 100 miles in aid of Shelterbox
  Judging for Trowbridge in Bloom Churches competition
July Socials Archery with Kingston Archers
  Walk along Kennet and Avon canal from Bradford on Avon to Avoncliff
  Walk along the Westbury White Horse ranges parameter
August Marshalled for Carnival soap box derby


Wine or Air stall at Trowbridge Carnival Country Fayre
  Carnival quiz night at the polish club
  Entered two teams in Melksham Rotary Quiz night 
  Dressed up for Trowbridge Arts Festival launch
  Presented Dictionaries for Life at two local schools
  Presented our Trowbridge in Bloom Young Persons award for those who go the extra mile
  Attended Rotary District Meeting

Sept Social

 Visit to Box Steam Brewery at Holt
October 10th Annual Bavarian night for Alzheimer's Support South West
  Helped by collecting at Trowbridge Carnival
  Attended the Royal British Legion Launch
  Helped the Royal British Legion by distributing collecting boxes for poppies
  Hosted and cooked a supper for the Trowbridge Visually Impaired Club
Oct Socials Attended District Conference
  Visited behind the scenes at the new Trowbridge Civic Hall
  Tried Bell Ringing at Edington Priory with the Edingers
  Relieved the 2012 Olympics through Zoe Forman, Games Maker
  Supported Wesbury Rotary Balloon Debate
November Helped the Royal British Legion with poppy selling in the Shires
  Helped Chippenham Rotary with their annual Firework display
  Laid a wreath at the War Memorial on Rememberance Sunday
  Made up Shoe Boxes for Operation Christmas Child
  Attended Rotary District Meeting
Nov Socials Fireworks evening at members home
  Ghost Hunt in Corsham
  Supported Westbury Rotary ICE (International Cuisine Evening)
December Supported Trowbridge Lions with Santa Collecting in Trowbridge
Dec Social Xmas supper with friends of Wessex Mead
January Social Guess who I grew into? Members evening
Interclub Skittles against Rotary Club of Mendip
February Supported our Young Chef at the District Final
Presented awards at Young Voice of Trowbridge
Presented £300 to Trowbridge Sea Cadets towards their mini bus appeal
Raised £630 for Polio Plus at our Big Breakfast
February Social 10 Pin bowling at Christie Miller, Melksham
Interclub Skittles against Rotary Club of Bradford on Avon
March         Collected for Marie Curie
Organised the Presidents night charity masked ball for Swift Medics
Presented Swift Medics with £650 at Cleeve House
Attended District meeting 
March Social   Beer tasting at Members night
Irish themed quiz for St Patricks day
Attended Chippenham Rotary Club Presidents night and heard Rugby's Nigel Redman
Attended Trowbridge Lions Charter celebrations
April     Mentoring fundraising a local girl who is planning to climb Kilimanjaro for Meningitis Trust
Provided accommodation and actitivites for Turkish GSE team
Held pub quiz with Fish and Chips for Water Aid


May Attended District Assembly
May Social   Judged Carnival Royality
  Hosted French Rotary Club twinning visit
June    Donated £150 to Asthma Relief to purchase a nebuliser
  Donated £150 to Carer Support Wiltshire
  Judged TIB Young Bloomers public speaking competition
  Club handover meeting
June Social   A Greek themed dinner
  Attended Calne Rotary President night with picnic & outdoor play
  Attended Melksham Rotary President Night and listened to Opera Piccola
  Attended Chippenham Wiltshire Vale President Night with whisky tasting
  Attended District 1200 handover lunch to watch DG Peter Noble handover to DG Brian     Kirkup

Activities and Fund Raising sub-pages:

Semington Dog Show 2022 Poster

Fun Dog Show

more Semington Fun Dog Show

Dog show poster

Fun Dog Show

more Fun Dog Show and Boot Sale fundraiser

purple4polio crocus


more Purple crocus planting to raise funds and awareness for the End Polio campaign

Crazy Golf

Indoor Crazy Golf

more Indoor Crazy Golf at Putters Mini Golf Bar, Trowbridge.

Past President Caroline hands over to new President Alan

President's Handover Meeting 24th June 2013

more Outgoing President Caroline 2012/13 hands over to incoming President Alan 2013/14

Any one want seconds... or thirds?

President's Thank You Evening

more A Greek influenced dinner cooked by President Caroline & Ian to say thank you to club members and their partners for all their efforts this Rotary year.

Bavarian Night

more Bavarian Night 2012.

District 1200 Conference 2013

more October 11th - 13th 2013 Four Pillars Hotel and Conference Centre, Cotswold Water park.

Big Breakfast 2014

Big Breakfast

more TWM Big Breakfast 2014.

Trowbridge Sea Cadet Donation

Sea Cadet Donation

more Donation made to TS Achilles, Trowbridge Sea Cadets, funds raised at June 2017 President's Night

Charity Quiz with fish & Chip Supper


Inter Club Skittles

more Interclub Skittles against The Rotary Club of Bradford on Avon at Tuckers Grave

Twinning visit to Rodez-Espalion

Rodez-Espalion Twinning Visit

more Bonjour and au revoir to our friends in Rodez Espalion Rotary

Supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care

more Wessex Mead are happy to support Marie Curie Cancer Care

Quiz Night for Water Aid with Fish and Chip Supper

more The popular Wessex Mead quiz with fish and chip supper raised funds for Water Survival Boxes

President Caroline going to the Ball, with Jonathan Glover from Swift Medics

Swift Medics Cheque Presentation

more Cheque to Swift Medics - Jonathan Glover at Cleeve House

Carnival Quiz Poster

Carnival Quiz

more Another successful Carnival Quiz

Wine or Air

Carnival Country Fayre

more It was great to see so many people at the Trowbridge Country Fayre, our Wine or Air stall was very popular and money raised will go to Rotary Charities. Thank you.

President's Night 2014

more President Alan's South African themed celebration evening was great fun. Good food, good music and dancing at the new Trowbridge Rugby Club.

Carnival Quiz Night at the Polish Club


Quiz poster April 2015

Trowbridge Wessex Mead Quiz Night 2015

more Trowbridge Wessex Mead Quiz Night April 2015

Big Breakfast 2015

Big Breakfast 2015

more Big Breakfast 2015

Big Breakfast 2015

Big Breakfast 2015

more Big Breakfast Sunday 22nd February 2015

TWM Big Breakfast 2015

Big Breakfast 2015

more Trowbridge Wessex Mead Big Breakfast 2015

Carnival Quiz 2014

more Trowbridge Carnival Quiz 22 Sept 2014

Vicky on her bike

Vicky's Challenge

more Vicky's London Night Rider Challenge

Supporting the British Legion selling poppies

more Supporting the British Legion selling poppies

Trowbridge Carnival

more Trowbridge Carnival

Chippenham Fireworks

more The Rotary Club of Chippenham organise Chippenham Fireworks

Collecting with Trowbridge Lions

more Collecting with Trowbridge Lions


Quiz Nights

more Wessex Mead Quiz and Trowbridge Carnival Quiz nights

Presidents Night Charity Masked Ball

more Raising awareness and funds for Swift Medics (a registered charity providing Pre-Hospital Emergency Care in Wiltshire)

GSE visit

more Hosting the Group Study Exchange (GSE) team visit.