Completed events in Rotary District 1020

future events This page shows events from around the district in the last 3 years where additional information is available.

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more   Wed 07/09/2022 - Rotary Caring for Cares Webinar

Rotary in Scotland in Collaboration with National Carer Organisations present a series of Free meetings open to everyone on Caring for Carers. Meeting number 3: Young Carers

more   Sun 28/08/2022 - District Council Meeting

Peebles Hydro Hotel

more   Sat 13/08/2022 - Falkirk Charities' Day

Falkirk - This annual event hosted by The Rotary Club of Falkirk enables many Charities in the Community to raise their profile.

One down, four to go!
more   Tue 28/06/2022 - Tree Planting

Hawick - A Queen's Platinum Jubilee event

more   Sat 25/06/2022 - District Handover and Braids 50th Charter Dinner

Join the celebration of Braids 50th Charter Dinner and meet the new District team as they take office.

more   Sat 25/06/2022 - Summer Wine Tasting With Great Grog

Esk Valley - Up to 50 wines to taste, plus summer beers in association with Great Grog. Enjoy the taste - order with confidence - enjoy the taste again! Profits to rotary charities. Tickets £15 from members or contact us at

more   Sun 12/06/2022 - Annual Swimarathon

Falkirk - After two years of Covid it's up and running again

classic car line up
more   Sun 24/04/2022 - The Rotary Classic 2022: 24th April

North Berwick - Tour for classic and interesting cars of any age. The tour is sponsored by a number of organisations, and together with the contributions received from the entrants we raised over £12,000 for charity in 2021.

more   Fri 22/04/2022 - Falkirk 97th Anniversary Charter Celebration

Falkirk - Grange Manor Hotel, Glensburgh Grangemouth

more   Tue 19/04/2022 - Rotary in Scotland Carers Webinar

To raise awareness of unpaid Carers in our community and also what Rotary is doing

more   Sun 19/12/2021 - Santa Sleigh

Haddington - Santa is visiting Haddington

more   Mon 13/12/2021 - Santa visits Motherwell, Wishaw and Bellshill

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Motherwell and Wishaw and visit Bellshill, spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities. Details of route and stopping places are given below.

more   Sat 11/12/2021 - Covid-19: Vaccinations – the route back to normal?

Third in a series of Webinars which Rotarians in Scotland and the Asia-Pacific areas are providing to further the understanding of this worldwide pandemic and the different responses taken.

President Scott Elliot with some of his guests from other clubs.
more   Fri 26/11/2021 - President's Night

Hawick - The Club's annual 'big night', with dinner and entertainment, at Hawick Rugby Club's clubrooms

more   Sat 30/10/2021 - Chasing the Strain

Researching the Genomic Sequence of Covid 19. One of a series of webinars run by Rotary in Scotland and Hong Kong

Cheque for £250 presented to jockey Craig Nichol for The Injured Jockeys Fund
more   Fri 01/10/2021 - Minto Challenge Cheque Presentations

Hawick - Handover of cheques as donations from Hawick Rotary

more   Thu 30/09/2021 - Rotary Haddington sponsors Wheelbarrow Trail

Haddington - Blooming Haddington Wheelbarrow Trail

Flyer for golf
more   Thu 23/09/2021 - Charity Golf Day

Penicuik - A Charity Golf Day in aid of Childrens Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) with teams of two competing for valuable prizes. The competition is played over Glencorse Golf Club and entry is open to all.

Kirkcudbright Golf Course
more   Mon 20/09/2021 - Kirkcudbright Rotary Charity Golf Day

Kirkcudbright - Teams of 4 - £30.00 per golfer

more   Thu 01/07/2021 - Photography Competition 2021

Galashiels And District - Our photography competition is now closed. Thanks to all the entrants. We will be judging the entries shortly.

more   Sun 16/05/2021 - District Training Assembly

Plenary session for all followed by Secretaries' and Treasurers' breakouts. Login details in the members section.

Presentation of tablets takes place in the grandstand at Hawick Rugby Club's Mansfield Park
more   Fri 18/12/2020 - Presentation of Tablets to two local groups

Hawick - Electronic tablets are presented to two local groups for help with those suffering from dementia or memory loss etc.

Pat Sutherland at a triangulation pillar or 'trig point'
more   Fri 13/11/2020 - The Seven Trigs Challenge

Hawick - Rotarian Ron Sutherland and his wife Pat will walk 32 km. in one day around the seven triangulation pillars, or trig points, near Hawick. Up hill, down dale . . . . and the 4 pm return has to be highly speculative!

Ron and Pat at the start of their walk
more   Fri 13/11/2020 - Seven Trigs Challenge - Safely Home!

Hawick - Ron & Pat Sutherland safely complete their sponsored walk in aid of local charities

more   Fri 30/10/2020 - Race Night 2020

Tranent - Race Night 2020

more   Fri 23/10/2020 - SORRY, CANCELLED! Bingo via Zoom for End Polio Now

Dumfries - “Eyes Down” for this District 1020, South West Area fundraiser for End Polio Now

Kambe Timoni unloading the nets
more   Mon 19/10/2020 - Mosquito Nets for Kambe Timboni Community Primary School

Leith - Agnes Tewa the headteacher of Kambe Timboni Primary school in Kenya asked Leith Rotary Club for funding for mosquito nets for the 320 pupils and 11 staff. The nets were purchased in early October 2020 and delivered to the school.

Do you have a burning ambition to walk on fire?
more   Sun 18/10/2020 - Leith Firewalk

Leith - Sunday 18th October 2020 at 2pm in the Leith Community Gardens

more   Sun 30/08/2020 - District Council Meeting

District Council Meeting to be held by Zoom. Registration required.

President Andrew Suddon 1995-96
more   Thu 06/08/2020 - Award of Honorary Membership

Hawick - Past president Andrew Suddon is made an Honorary Member of the Hawick Club

more   Fri 24/07/2020 - Annual Charity Golf Competition 2020

Thornhill & District - The Rotary Club of Thornhill and District are proud to announce their Annual Charity Golf Competition 2020

more   Sun 28/06/2020 - District Handover

Next year’s Rotary annual theme is “Rotary Open Opportunities”, and this is an opportunity for all Rotarians to join an online District Handover with a difference, as District Governor Jo passes the reins to District Governor Elect Calum.

more   Sat 20/06/2020 - Rotary International Virtual Convention

Now More than Ever, Rotary Connects the World: The 2020 Rotary Virtual Convention.

more   Fri 08/05/2020 - V. E. Day 75 Years On

Thornhill & District - V. E. Day 75th Anniversary Celebrations 8th May 2020

more   Sun 26/04/2020 - District Council Meeting

Please note change of date. The meeting will now be held online. Details to follow.

more   Thu 09/04/2020 - Big Book Bazaar 2020

Thornhill & District - The Rotary Club of Thornhill and District’s Big Book Bazaar 2020

more   Fri 03/04/2020 - 3rd April : Discover Rotary - Cancelled

Selkirk - Discover what Rotary does

more   Tue 31/03/2020 - Primary School's Quiz - Cancelled

Selkirk - The Area round of the PSQ.

more   Sat 21/03/2020 - Coffee Morning 2020

Tranent - Coffee Morning 2020

more   Fri 13/03/2020 - Maggie's Cheltenham Gold Cup Day

Thornhill & District - The Rotary Club of Thornhill and District are pleased to announce their 3rd Annual Cheltenham Gold Cup Day Friday 13th March 2020

more   Sun 08/03/2020 - Young Musician Scottish Final

The Scottish Final of the Rotary Young Musician competition will be at Loch Leven Community Campus, Kinross

more   Sat 07/03/2020 - Young Chef and Youth Speaks Scottish Finals

Wallace High School, Stirling

more   Fri 06/03/2020 - 6th March : Fund Raising Quiz

Selkirk - A fund raising Quiz Night, in conjunction with the High School's Charities Committee to raise funds for Aquabox..

more   Sun 23/02/2020 - Young Musician District Final

Heriot Watt University Riccarton Campus

more   Sun 23/02/2020 - The Rotary Club of Falkirk Annual Swimarathon

Falkirk - David Wheeler and his team are in the process of organising the next, our second, Swimarathon. The event will take place in the Grangemouth Pool on 23rd February starting at 09.00.

more   Sun 23/02/2020 - 23rd Feb : Bowhill Duathlon (Long)

Selkirk - The third and final race in the 3 race series.

more   Wed 19/02/2020 - The Gathering 2020

Scotland’s largest event for charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations. Rotary will be there, come and visit us.

more   Fri 14/02/2020 - Annual Charity Quiz

Hawick - Hawick Rotary's Annual Charity Quiz, organised this year by Community & Vocational Committee, at The Bridge Function Rooms, North Bridge Street, Hawick. 7 for 7.30 pm. £12 per team of four.

The Grange Manor Hotel
more   Fri 07/02/2020 - Rotary Club of Falkirk 95th Charter Anniversary Dinner

Falkirk - Ian Scott's Chapter Four will preside over an evening of dance and entertainment at the Grange Manor Hotel. The evening will be themed around RotaKids. Tickets are £30 each available from the secretary.

more   Wed 29/01/2020 - The Rotary Club of Dumfries’s Annual Burns Supper

Dumfries - Dumfries Rotary Club's Annual Burns Supper, this year at The Cairndale Hotel, will feature the usual array of club talent, the club 'RAFTAs' - Rotary Academy of Film and Television Awards, fellowship and fun in tribute of Scotland's National Bard.

more   Wed 15/01/2020 - Rotary Club of Thornhill and District's Annual Burns Supper 2020

Thornhill & District - The Rotary Club of Thornhill and District are pleased to announce the date for their annual Burns Supper Wednesday 15th January 2020

more   Sun 12/01/2020 - 12th Jan : Bowhill Duathlon (Medium)

Selkirk - The second Duathlon event in a 3 race series.

more   Wed 18/12/2019 - Santa Visits Wishaw

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Wishaw spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities. Details of route and stopping places are given below

more   Mon 16/12/2019 - Santa Visits Motherwell and Wishaw

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Motherwell and Wishaw spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities. Details of route and stopping places are given below.

more   Sun 08/12/2019 - 8th Dec : Bowhill Duathlon (Short)

Selkirk - Event 1 of 3 at Bowhill

more   Sat 07/12/2019 - District AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the District Council of Rotary District 1020 will be held on Saturday 7th December 2019 at the Carluke Lifestyles Centre.

more   Fri 29/11/2019 - President's Night

Hawick - President Linden Warburton's special evening. Dinner at Hawick Rugby Club with entertainment by Act One and their friends.

more   Thu 28/11/2019 - St Andrew’s Night

Motherwell & Wishaw - The Club will be holding a special evening to celebrate our Patron Saint, St. Andrew – Guest Speaker Malcolm Roughead, O.B.E. H&R: John McDonald and David McLeod VoT: S.V.P. Katrina Gibbons

more   Mon 25/11/2019 - 25th Nov : Mock Interviews start

Selkirk - Mock Interviews with Selkirk High School Students

more   Fri 15/11/2019 - 15th Nov : Fashion Show at the Argus

Selkirk - A Fashion Show, arranged by Liberty Star Trading

more   Sat 09/11/2019 - 9th Nov : Race Night

Selkirk - Fund Raising Race Night

more   Wed 06/11/2019 - International Night - Portobello Rotary Club

Portobello - We would be delighted if you could join us for our Annual International Night in which we welcome all Rotary Global Scholars coming to study in Edinburgh. A night of fun, a 3-course meal, entertainment and networking.

more   Sat 02/11/2019 - Thornhill Community Firework Extravaganza 2019

Thornhill & District - The Rotary Club of Thornhill and District are Hosting Their Annual Firework Display Saturday 2nd November 2019

more   Sat 02/11/2019 - Christmas Market 2019

Motherwell & Wishaw - Our Christmas Market, organised in conjunction with Dalziel High School P.T.A., will raise funds for our Furniture for Families project

Young Chef winner for the Hawick Club was Ruathy Brogan (centre) with Kaitlin Borthwick and Elliot Stanger
more   Tue 29/10/2019 - Young Chef Competition

Hawick - The local Hawick Heat of the District 1020 Young Chef Competition took place at Hawick High School

more   Wed 23/10/2019 - 23rd Oct : Film Night

Selkirk - A showing of the film "Breathe"

more   Fri 18/10/2019 - Race Night 2019

Tranent - Race Night 2019

more   Wed 16/10/2019 - Big Book Bazaar 2019

Thornhill & District - Big Book Bazaar 2019, The Thornhill Space - Drumlanrig Street - THORNHILL DG3 5LY

more   Wed 09/10/2019 - What is Rotary? What do we Do?

Thornhill & District - Introduction to Rotary, What we do, What we are all About?

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Information from Our Charity, The Rotary Foundation


Information on youth programmes and competitions


D1020 teams up with the Duke Of Edinburgh Award in a project to celebrate 100 years of the Rotary Foundation


Information from the District Public Image Committee




Community and Vocational Service


Rotary Friendship Exchange oppportunities


Sports & Competitions


The District 1020 Magazine is published every two months to showcase the activities of Rotary Clubs in the South of Scotland.