Completed events in Rotary North East England

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   Tue 12/10/2021 - 'Young Asian Voices', Sunderland

Washington Forge - Donation of clothing

more   Sat 04/09/2021 - Fundraising Opportunity for Charities

Middlesbrough Erimus are hosting a cycling fundraiser at the Sports Village in MArton. Middlesbrough over this weekend. Other charities are invited to join

more   Tue 03/08/2021 - 'Stella' staff learn about CPR and AEDs

Washington Forge - Familiarisation session on cardiac arrest, CPR and Defibrillators

more   Mon 02/08/2021 - Northern Albion Junior Football Team

Seaburn - Seaburn Rotary sponsored the team's shirts with the Rotary motif on the front.

more   Mon 02/08/2021 - A big thank you to Becky

Washington Forge - A Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland COVID -19 volunteer ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ presented to Becky Swindells

more   Wed 07/07/2021 - Community Litter Pick

Washington Forge - Week 10 of our programme of litter picks and back to James Steel Park

more   Wed 19/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick - Biddick

Washington Forge - Clean-up in Biddick Village Centre

more   Sun 16/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick - North Biddick

Washington Forge - A Sunday morning meet, walk and litter pick

more   Wed 12/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick

Washington Forge - A clean-up morning in James Steel Park, Harraton

more   Sun 09/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick - Albany

Washington Forge - Weekend clean-up in Albany Park and Albany Way

Angela and Donna at the beach
more   Sun 11/04/2021 - Beach clean up

Washington Forge - Angela and Donna helping clean up the beaches at Whitburn and Seaburn

Kimberley with Phil at The Cross Keys
more   Wed 17/03/2021 - Community defibrillator for Washington Village

Washington Forge - Community raise funds for the installation of a public access defibrillator at The Cross Keys

more   Fri 12/03/2021 - Rotary Ponteland active for Easter

Rotary Ponteland launch two competitions

more   Wed 10/03/2021 - Washington Mind

Washington Forge - Donation made to help support them deliver their vital services

Rev Julie Wing and volunteers at Mickey's Place
more   Sat 06/03/2021 - 'Thank You' during COVID-19

Washington Forge - Rotary acknowledges the dedicated work of volunteers in the community during COVID-19

more   Sat 23/01/2021 - Another Defibrillator Installed

Washington Forge - The latest community public access defibrillator installed in Washington

more   Fri 22/01/2021 - Certificate of Appreciation for Len

Washington Forge - An acknowledgement from Rotary for voluntary service during COVID-19

more   Fri 04/12/2020 - Clothes donated to WWIN

Washington Forge - Club members, families and friends donate items for Wearside Women in Need

A collage of our Christmas Cards.
more   Wed 14/10/2020 - Christmas Cards for Sale

Seaburn - Although we are unable to visit clubs, we still have Christmas Cards for sale via this website. Pictures of the cards are attached here.

Captain Mike, Founder President of Stokesley Rotary
more   Sun 13/09/2020 - Captain Mike and Stokesley Rotary 10,000 Mile Walk

Stokesley - The Rotary Club of Stokesley is fund raising for local charities by looking for sponsorship for Captain Mike Irving FNI (the Club’s founder President 40 years ago), Stokesley Rotarians, Associates and Friends to clock up a total of 10,000 miles walking.

Headlam Hall
more   Thu 21/05/2020 - President's Night at Headlam Hall 2020 CANCELLED


more   Tue 12/05/2020 - NE Sewing for the frontline

Washington Forge - Rotary gives support to sewing group

The winning team from 2018
more   Mon 23/03/2020 - Durham Bede Games Night 2020

Durham Bede - With regret, and with the safety of participating rotarians in mind, we have decided to postpone the Games Night scheduled on Monday 23 March until after the issues to do with the Covid19 virus have been resolved.

more   Sat 21/03/2020 - The Music of Dance at Trinity Church Gosforth

Newcastle Gosforth - An evening of music with Bede Wind and Gosforth Academy Ensemble. Conductor Ernest Young. Tickets £6 on the door

President John with Fred Raffle
more   Mon 02/03/2020 - Club Dinner

Seaburn - Another enjoyable night was had at the Sea Hotel, South Shields. There was a three course meal with choices on the night. The speaker was Fred Raffle, who has accompanied BBC commentators on Test match tours for many years.

more   Mon 10/02/2020 - Curry Night 2020 at the Spice Lounge - SOLD OUT

Bishop Auckland - This is one of our most popular events each year. Ideal for an early Valentines! Contact Keith Black for tickets at which cost £15 per head. The function assembly time is 7.00 pm for a prompt start at 7.30 pm.

A few of the bikes at Classics of Show
more   Thu 06/02/2020 - Classics on Show on TV's Yesterday channel

Stokesley - Fans of the annual Classics on Show event organised by the Rotary Club of Stokesley can tune into the Yesterday Channel at 8pm on February 6. The show features in the first of the new series of Bangers & Cash.

more   Mon 09/12/2019 - Christmas Message & Party 2019

Spennymoor - President Tony Jackson invites you to our Christmas Party

more   Thu 28/11/2019 - Rotary North East Junior Technology Tournament

Stokesley - Thursday 28 November 2019 will see our first Junior Technology Tournament, in Sunderland. In March, we ran our first Rotary Technology Tournament for senior schools and this was so successful that we will run one for primary schools.

more   Fri 01/11/2019 - Annual Charity Concert

Durham Bede - The annual concert will be held at Elvet Methodist Church on Friday 1st of November 2019

Cheque presentation to the Great North Air Ambulance
more   Tue 29/10/2019 - Great North Air Ambulance

Seahouses & District - At our Cheque Presentation evening earlier in the year a representative of the Great North Air Ambulance was unable to attend but we presented a cheque following an update on their work.

more   Sat 26/10/2019 - 'Know Your Blood Pressure' Checks

Washington Forge - We again supported this stroke awareness initiative by offering free checks and advice in The Galleries, Washington.

more   Thu 24/10/2019 - World Polio Day 2019

Spennymoor - World Polio Day 2019 will be held on 24th October 2019

more   Wed 23/10/2019 - The North West Passage- Triumph & Tragedy in the Arctic

Hexham - Lecture by Rob Caskie Hexham Rotary Club is organising a fantastic Lecture to be given by the South African, Rob Caskie in the Forum Cinema at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 23rd October. Tickets (£15) can be obtained online at

Dr Andrew Aldrin (CEO of the Aldrin Family Foundation), Rotarian Peter Chandler of Stokesley and Rotarian Jim Christensen of Titusville Sunrise Rotary, Florida (Director of ShareSpace Education) at Bring It On 2019.
more   Wed 09/10/2019 - Bring It On 2019

Stokesley - Dr Andrew Aldrin (CEO of Aldrin Family Foundation), Rotarian Peter Chandler of Stokesley and Rotarian Jim Christensen of Titusville, Florida at Bring It On NorthEast 2019 - in its 3rd consecutive year, showcasing real-life engineering to schoolchildren.

more   Fri 20/09/2019 - Newton Aycliffe Rotary Club Charity Golf Day

Newton Aycliffe - Charity Golf day , Four Ball Better Ball Stableford held at Woodham Golf and Country Club

Mary Nisbet receiving her Paul Harris fellowship award
more   Tue 17/09/2019 - Paul Harris Fellowship Presentation

Seahouses & District - Paul Harris Fellowship awards are made to those who life and work reflect the aims of Rotary. Mary Nisbet has fund raised for many years - Service above Self.

more   Sun 15/09/2019 - Roy Dodds celebrates his 90th Birthday

Seahouses & District - Roy Dodds, one of the founder members of Seahouses and District Rotary Club celebrated his 90th birthday with a gathering at the Bell View Centre, Belford

more   Tue 10/09/2019 - Cheque Presentation evening

Seahouses & District - Seahouses and District Rotary Club raise funds throughout the year but present cheques to the charities we support on this special evening

The completion of the walk
more   Sun 08/09/2019 - WALK FOR WATER: THE TEESDALE WAY


28th Annual Charity Golf Competition
more   Fri 06/09/2019 - 28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tynedale - In aid of the Great North Air Ambulance Service held at Prudhoe Golf Club. Enjoy a good day of golf while supporting this great charity. Thanks to all at Prudhoe Golf Club for the course. Over £100,000 raised by Golf Tournament over the years.

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Celebrating another successful day's fishing last July, accompanied by their Rotarian instructors.
more   Tue 09/07/2019 - Stokesley School Fishing Competition 2019

Stokesley - Stokesley Rotary Club has held several School Fishing Competitions, taking young people to a local fishing lake to enjoy a day's coarse fishing. The group is always accompanied by several experienced Rotarian anglers.

more   Sun 07/07/2019 - Swimathon 2019

Washington Forge - Our 5th Annual Swimathon at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre

more   Mon 01/07/2019 - President Handover 2019-2020

Spennymoor - President Handover from Marie Walker to Tony Jackson

more   Fri 21/06/2019 - 20th Annual Charity Golf Day

Teesside West - 20th Annual Charity Golf Day at Dinsdale Golf Club in aid of Butterwick Children's Hospice and Cleveland Mountain Rescue. Better Ball Stableford. £40 per team of two. Full handicap allowance.

more   Mon 20/05/2019 - Club Assembly for 2019/2020

Spennymoor - President Elect Tony Jackson will be discussing the Rotary Year 2019/2020 for our Club as being the Official Club Assembly followed by Dinner.

more   Sat 18/05/2019 - Living Well in Tynedale

Tynedale - FIND OUT WHAT ACTIVITIES AND SUPPORT ARE AVAILABLE IN OUR AREA. Visit the Tynedale Rotary Club stand and chat with us about what we do.

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more   Sun 12/05/2019 - Swimathon Day 2019

Spennymoor - Swimathon 2019 will be held on Sunday 12th May 2019 at Spennymoor Leisure Centre

more   Mon 18/03/2019 - Durham Bede Games Night

Durham Bede - Durham Bede's Games Night This is advance notice that Durham Bede's Games Night will be on 18th March 2019 at the Durham Indoor Bowling Club at 7pm Entry forms will be emailed to all clubs in January. Any queries to John Shaw 0191 3885821 johnshaw5@ao

more   Sat 02/02/2019 - Joint Race Night

Washington Forge - Washington Forge Rotary, Nissan Sports & Leisure and The Holiday Inn hold a Race Night at the hotel.

Address to the Haggis
more   Tue 22/01/2019 - BURNS NIGHT SUPPER

Seaburn - We will again be holding a traditional Burns Night Supper to which guests are most welcome. It is always a most enjoyable night. Tickets at £20.00 now available.

more   Thu 13/12/2018 - 'Food for Christmas Appeal' 2018

Washington Forge - We again held our annual appeal this year and collected food in the Washington area for distribution to families through The Salvation Army.

more   Mon 10/12/2018 - Christmas Message 2018

Spennymoor - Christmas Message by President Marie Walker

more   Sun 18/11/2018 - 'Down The Tubes'

Washington Forge - We present this musical production at the Harraton Community Centre, Washington. Show times 2.00pm and 6.30pm

Tony and Elizabeth started the dancing
more   Sat 10/11/2018 - President's Night Dinner Dance

Seaburn - President Tony Wortman booked the Grand Hotel, Seaburn for his President's Night. Dancing was to Ian Lawrence Band, with vocalist. They were excellent and a good night was had by all.

Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course
more   Sat 27/10/2018 - Open Golf Charity Tournament

Seahouses & District - Open Golf Charity Tournament to be held at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course (by kind permission of Dr. P. Gilbert)

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