6. Social events

Stainborough is a friendly club with lots of well supported events throughout the year. Some are 'just for fun', whilst others raise money for good causes at the same time.


6. Social events sub-pages:

26th Birthday Party via zoom

more Saturday 13th March turned out to be an excellent day to celebrate Stainboroughs 26th birthday.

Yorkshire Day 2020

more What a special day this was!

Stainborough inducts it’s new member Julie Scarfe

more A lovely social distancing picnic and a new member as well!

Barnsley Charter Dinner

more Members attended Barnsley Charter Dinner on 5th November 2019

Gin Night

more Rtn Hilary Smith offered to hold a gin night and members bid for a place round the table at our auction of promises.

Human fruit machines

more Each month our club has a fun night. This month we had a laugh with fruit!

Bluebell wood walk and lunch

more Enjoying our Talent Auction bids

Ten pin bowling

more 31.1.2019 Eleven of us braved the freezing weather and went bowling this evening. A few broken nails, aching muscles, gutters and strikes between us, but a fun night all round

The Rotary Joint 10 Quiz. 2018

more Hosted by The Rotary Club of Stainborough

Passing the baton from Derek to Richard

more A fabulous day in the Sun. Hosted by President Derek and his wife Sue. Derek passed the chain of office across to New President Richard Galliford.

What we do Socially - Music in the Gardens

more Having fun and helping out Sheffield Rotary Clubs for their Music in the Gardens Project

Huddersfield to Barnsley Train/walk trip

more An excellent day out today whiched ended with a lovely tapas meal at Cafe Ruelle in Barnsley.

Mystery Weekend

more Fabulous time had by all. We visited, Charley, Loughborough University, Woodhouse Eaves, Markfield, Baginton, Grand union canal, Coventry and Leamington Spa. Thanks to Stephen for organising.

Treasure Hunt

more Fabulous day organised by the Mackfalls. A faith meal followed by a car Treasure Hunt & the best team won

2018 Charter dinner - 23rd Birthday Party

more A fantastic night in support of our three main charities for this year, £1000 Woodhead Mountain Rescue, £2000 to Ghana Outlook and £2300 to Centrepoint.

Big Frank in full flow, doing a first class, very amusing job as our auctioneer.

TALENT AUCTION

more The unmissable annual talent auction at which members 'sell' their talents to each other in return for donations to Club funds. The event raised a wonderful £1705, and Big Frank added a further £140 to complete the £1000 needed for our Ghana Sand Dam.

THE MOUSETRAP

more Nine Club members and relatives went to the splendid Leeds Grand Theatre to see Agatha Christie's world famous play. A great pre-event curry at Akbar's was followed by a splendid 'whodunit' with shoals of red herrings. Thanks to Ian for arranging this.

HISTORIC HUDDERSFIELD

more Ian led us on a splendid historical walk around Huddersfield, featuring (of course !) several notable historic pubs including the famous 'Head of Steam' at the station. Day was rounded off with a spicy curry at Lala's for the curryholics.

U3A CHOIR AT HORIZON THEATRE

more Many club members enjoyed a great charity concert by the excellent U3A choir at the new Horizon theatre. Our own Betty Hirst was in fine voice, and the event raised a lot of money for Leukaemia Research and Bluebell Wood.

20-20 CRICKET MATCH

more Yorkshire versus Nottinghamshire at Headingley, Leeds. 20-20 is fast and furious with lots of big hitting, quite unlike 3 day cricket, so this should be fun. Optional curry at the mighty Akbar's afterwards.

Two of the Belles of Stainborough, Norma Goodlad and Angela Glover, turn cave women at Cresswell Crags.  Norma was not impressed with the large cave spiders !

VISIT TO CRESSWELL CRAGS

more Many thanks to Bill Gaunt for organising this visit to the home of early cave dwelling humans, some 13,000 years ago. It is hard to believe that these ancient people were the same as us, but 13,000 years is a long time !

LEEDS HISTORY WALK

more Back by popular demand and with a revised route, this is a saunter through the historical Leeds City Centre with visits to several heritage pubs and an optional curry to follow. Leeds has more listed buildings than York !!

HATS AND HORSES 2014

more The Club's unmissable Royal Ascot themed annual fundraiser for the Barnaley Hospice, starring Honest Bill the Punter's Pal. At John Love's house in Barnsley Old Town. The picture shows two of our 'dolled up' girls in a previous year.