Activities and Fund Raising

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

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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