Completed events in Rotary District 1285

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   Sat 11/05/2024 - Gala Dinner Fundraiser - SATURDAY, 11TH MAY 2024 - in aid of Widnes Foodbank

Widnes - A wonderful evening beckons! READ ON....

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Bolton Lever Charity Gala
more   Sat 11/05/2024 - Gala Night

Bolton Lever - Bolton Lever Rotary Gala Night 11th May 2023 at the Last Drop, £50pp

more   Sat 11/05/2024 - District Assembly

Get ready for a fun and informative District Assembly where you'll meet the district team and other club members. (11th May 2024)

more   Thu 09/05/2024 - Growing Rotary though North Star & Enterprise Membership

For info seminar on Rotarygbi Enterprise membership with board member Nitesh Joshi

Lunch at Bridgemere Garden Centre.
more   Wed 08/05/2024 - A special lunch meeting

Sandbach - It was a unique experience of a meeting surrounded by natural flowers at a Garden Center, not too far from Sandbach.

more   Sat 04/05/2024 - GM Walking Festival

Bolton Lever - Come along on the 4th May to either or both of the guided walks around Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Rotary Way Bolton as part of the Greater Manchester Walking Festival.

more   Sat 27/04/2024 - District Conference in Llandudno

District Conference will be held in Llandudno 26/28 April 2024

more   Sat 20/04/2024 - Glossop Litter Collection Special Event

Glossop - This will be a joint event with the Glossop Bureau

more   Sat 20/04/2024 - Big Spring Clean up initiative

Big Spring Clean up initiative for all clubs 20th April 2024

more   Sat 20/04/2024 - Rotary Big Spring Clean

Tameside - Tameside Rotary will be part of Rotary’s Big Spring Clean on Saturday 20th April 10.00am. All welcome (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult) Meet at Portland Basin, Ashton OL7 0QA. Equipment provided but bring your own gloves.

Rotary Sandbach President Rtn. Stuart Blackwell (left) and Rtn. Malcolm Bugler (Rotary Sandbach Crosses) receiving District Governor Elect, Jane Billingsley.
more   Fri 12/04/2024 - CHARTER CELEBRATION

Sandbach - Rotary Sandbach and the daughter club Rotary Sandbach Crosses celebrated a joint Charter Anniversary celebration.

more   Mon 08/04/2024 - Incoming presidents meeting with AGs

Opportunity for incoming club presidents to meet with their AGs at Sale Golf Club

more   Thu 28/03/2024 - Club presidents meet the DG

Informal chat with the DG, meeting other club Presidents and sharing ideas and best practices

more   Sun 24/03/2024 - Youth Speaks Grand Final

Grand district Youth Speaks final hosted by Frodsham & Helsby Rotary 24th March 2023

Bolton Lever Arts and Crafts Fair 2024
more   Sat 23/03/2024 - Arts and Crafts Fair

Bolton Lever - Rain or Shine Indoor Arts and Craft Fair at Lostock Parish Centre, Bolton BL6 4EL, Sat 23rd March 11-4

more   Sat 23/03/2024 - PEPS

President Elect Preparation in collaboration with North England Cluster

more   Thu 21/03/2024 - Foundation Seminar inc Grant Management Seminar

Rotary Foundation Seminar, incorporating the Grant Management Seminar, Thursday 21st March 2024, 7.30pm via Zoom

more   Tue 12/03/2024 - District Council Meeting


more   Sat 09/03/2024 - Swimathon Entry 2024

Stockport-Lamplighter - Our annual fun event to raise funds for charity - Now open for on-line entries see details .

more   Thu 07/03/2024 - Pre President Elect Preparation Webinar

President elect preparation 1180 & 1285 7th March on Zoom

more   Fri 23/02/2024 - Polio Eradication - A Critical Mission

Polio Eradication - a critical mission. A fundraising dinner at the Blue Mango 23rd Feb. Join us for a relaxed, yet informative evening or fabulous Indian food and Rotary Fellowship in the presence of Dr Ondrej Mach

more   Sat 10/02/2024 - International Rally

The District International Rally is back, Saturday 10th February Buile Hill Park, Eccles Old Rd, Salford M6 8GL, 10:30 am - 3.00pm

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more   Wed 07/02/2024 - Bolton Youth Speaks Heat

Bolton Lever - The Bolton heats of the Rotary Youth Speaks Competition

more   Sat 03/02/2024 - Ukrainian Fashion Show

Tameside - Traditional Embroidered Ukrainian Blouses Provided by Tameside Rotary

more   Wed 31/01/2024 - Public Image Team Meeting

District Public Image Meeting on Zoom 31st Jan 1900-1800

more   Sat 27/01/2024 - New Member Seminar

New Member Seminar on Sat 27th Jan, 0900 for 0930, at the Worsley Novotel.

more   Wed 24/01/2024 - Diversity, Inclusion, Equity Seminar

Seminar with Debbie Hodge on Zoom

Promoting the Rotary Brand
more   Tue 16/01/2024 - Broadcast Your Rotary Story - The Rotary Brand

The role of social media in building the brand and using the brand to tell your Rotary story

more   Mon 15/01/2024 - Rotary Interest Meeting

informal Rotary information event

membership webinar
more   Tue 28/11/2023 - Growing membership and club experience

A district membership information session on Zoom with Steve Martin.

more   Mon 20/11/2023 - District Foundation Dinner and Seminar

The "Inns and Outs" of our Foundation - Monday Nov 20, 2023 at 6.45pm for 7pm, Cresta Court Hotel. £22pp

more   Fri 17/11/2023 - 50th Anniversary Charter Night

Rushen & Western Mann, IOM - At Comis Hotel 6pm to 6.30pm for Welcome Drinks

more   Thu 09/11/2023 - Charity Bangladeshi Dinner

New Mills, Marple & District - at Qurashi restaurant Romiley. £20pp. All profits to The Sreepur Village.

more   Wed 01/11/2023 - Club Presidents meet the DG

Informal chat with the DG, meeting other club Presidents and sharing ideas and best practices

more   Sat 14/10/2023 - Charity Musical Night

Glossop - Fund raising concert for three beneficiaries

more   Sun 08/10/2023 - Ladies Fashion Show

Horwich - Ladies Fashion Show and Pop-Up Shop

more   Wed 04/10/2023 - Charity Fashion Show

Tameside - In aid of “The Believe & Achieve Trust”. To be held at 4C Community Centre Taunton Rd A-u-L OL7 9DR Tickets £6

more   Sat 30/09/2023 - New Member Seminar

Informal seminar for new members. 9 til 1pm 30th Sept at the Worsley Novotel

more   Fri 22/09/2023 - Charity showing of "The Miracle Club"

New Mills, Marple & District - newly released film starring Maggie Smith. 200 tickets at £10pp incl drink and ice-cream at the interval

more   Fri 22/09/2023 - Tameside Beer Festival 2023

Tameside - Tameside Beer Festival Friday 22nd September and Saturday 23rd September - Thank you to our sponsors, helpers, entertainers, staff at Hyde Town Hall and you if you attended- a great two days

more   Wed 20/09/2023 - District Council Meeting

Face to Face

more   Sat 16/09/2023 - President's evening

New Mills, Marple & District - President's evening at Hazelgrove golf club Sat 16th Sept, 7 for 7.30pm. £25pp

more   Fri 15/09/2023 - Manchester Action Summit

EVOLVING ROTARY A Rotary Institute for Zones 17, 18, 19 & 20a Fri 15th to Sun 17th Sept 2023

more   Sat 09/09/2023 - Hugely Successful District Disability Sports Returns

Come and be part of an exciting day of inclusivity and outstanding sportsmanship at the Disability Sports Day, Sat 9th Sept at Sutton Leisure Centre

more   Wed 23/08/2023 - Charity Golf Day

Tameside - Annual Charity Golf Day in aid of Willow Wood Hospice held at Werneth Low Golf Club raises £3500 - WHAT A GREAT DAY

more   Thu 17/08/2023 - Sergei Nikitin, Amnesty International Speaker

New Mills, Marple & District - Speaker at our lunchtime meeting on 17th August

more   Sat 12/08/2023 - Disley Carnival

New Mills, Marple & District - We will have a bookstall at the Disley Carnival, inviting the public to take one free (donations welcome)

more   Thu 03/08/2023 - Club secretary and treasurer training

There is always something new to learn, and even club secretaries and treasurers, who have been in post for a while will benefit from joining the meeting.

more   Thu 27/07/2023 - Mentalist Show

Manchester - one-hour Mentalist Show with ESP specialist Deepak Rao. It will be at Gandhi Hall, Withington, on Thursday 27th July

more   Sat 01/07/2023 - Ironkids

Rotary is pleased to again help with registration and marshalling.

more   Thu 29/06/2023 - District Council and Handover

District council / handover, Face to Face

more   Thu 29/06/2023 - Ironkids registration and marshalling

Bolton Lever - Your chance to help the Bolton Rotary Clubs and our district, register and marshall the Ironman night race and the Ironkids race

more   Sat 24/06/2023 - Static Bike Ride for Prostate Cancer UK Saturday 24th June

Stockport-Lamplighter - Participants rode static bikes in aid of the charity Prostate Cancer UK at Dunelm Stockport between 10am and 3pm.

more   Sun 18/06/2023 - Heatons Open Gardens 2023

Stockport-Lamplighter - Another very successful community event with a fantastic attendance.Many thanks to the gardeners, visitors and everyone else involved.In total over £9,000 was raised for charities.

more   Tue 13/06/2023 - Michael Craig

Tameside - Tameside Rotary recognises the contribution to Rotary by Michael Craig. Creating him an honorary member

The Rotary Club of Turton Duck Race
more   Sun 11/06/2023 - Rotary Duck Race 2023

Turton - The Rotary Club of Turton Duck Race 2023

more   Sat 13/05/2023 - District Assembly

Join us on May 13th to recharge your Rotary Batteries and rekindle your Rotary Friendships. We have a packed session starting at 10.30 with some exciting speakers lined up

more   Sat 25/03/2023 - Multi-District PEPS Zoom

Zoom training in collaboration with North Midlands Cluster

more   Wed 15/03/2023 - District Officers Preparation Seminar

District 1285 Officer Training 15th March 2023

more   Thu 09/03/2023 - End Polio Now Evening

Save the date - Thurs 9th March - Polio Eradication @ the Blue Mango, Rainhill

more   Wed 01/03/2023 - Multidistrict AG training

Multi District AG Training on Wed 1st March. North England Cluster from 19:00 to 21:00 on zoom. This will include Facilitator Training and Conflict Management.

more   Wed 01/03/2023 - 2023 Excitement of Science Lecture for Schools

the Rotary Excitement of Science lecture for schools at Manchester University

more   Sat 18/02/2023 - Meal Pack report and Pictures

Sandbach - The Meal Pack event for Rise Against Hunger was successfully completed with the help of about 100 volunteers.

more   Fri 17/02/2023 - RotaryGBI Multidistrict Leadership Forum

Multi District Leadership Forum to be held at Warwick on to which all DGE’s, DGN’s, AG’s and District Training officers will be called. RGBI will be sending out details directly in due course.

more   Sat 11/02/2023 - Sandbach Meal Pack Event 2023

Volunteer with us, as we aim to pack 30,000 dried meals for children in Africa. Brilliant fun and fellowship and not to be missed.

more   Wed 01/02/2023 - DGE Swati's address to District following the International assembly

Zoom meeting for all President Elects, AGs and PDGs following DGE Swati's attendance at the International Assembly

more   Mon 02/01/2023 - Membership Team Meeting

Zoom meeting ID 949 586 6951 Meeting postponed - dates to be reset

more   Wed 07/12/2022 - Stockport Panto Non-stop rehearsal offer

Poynton & District - Click more for details

President Derek and the Glossop Team
more   Wed 07/12/2022 - Willow Wood Hospice Spectacular

Glossop - 7000 light display and open evening for fund raising

The place theatre
more   Sat 12/11/2022 - Last Night of the Proms - Glossop Style

Glossop - Extravaganza of Brass Band Music and the "The Human Jukebox"

more   Sun 23/10/2022 - Mealpack action event

Rotary North West England & Isle of Man District Food Packing Event - Sunday 23rd October 2022

more   Sat 22/10/2022 - District Conference and Showcase

Networking event

more   Fri 21/10/2022 - Art of Attraction

Rotary North West England & Isle of Man District Training Event - Friday 21st October 2022

more   Thu 20/10/2022 - Supporting World Polio

Culcheth & District - DISTRICT 1285 DINNER Supporting World Polio Day Organised by Newton & District Jubilee Rotary Club THURSDAY OCTOBER 20TH 2022 AT 7.30PM Join us for a delicious 2-course dinner at THE RAJ INDIAN RESTAURANT £20pp

more   Sat 08/10/2022 - 2022 Gala Dinner Fundraiser

Widnes - Raising funds for our local community whilst having fun! It's been four very long years since we had our last Gala Dinner so we can't wait! TICKETS £35

Wrap up Tameside
more   Sat 01/10/2022 - Wrap up Tameside

Dukinfield & Stalybridge - Wrap Up Tameside is part of the wider Wrap Up UK initiative. Their sole aim is to collect winter coats (as well as scarves, winter hats and gloves) for distribution to charities supporting people across the UK who struggle to keep warm during the winter

International Event Advert
more   Sat 10/09/2022 - Celebrating International Service

Please join us at Stockport Guildhall 10th Sept to celebrate our contribution to Covid Relief and Operation Florian etc. £20pp

more   Wed 24/08/2022 - Charity Golf Day in aid of Willow Wood Hospice

Tameside - Our Annual Charity Golf Day 24th August at Werneth Low Golf Club raised over £1800 for Willow Wood Hospice. A fantastic result

more   Wed 24/08/2022 - Ukraine Independence Day

The 1,600 groups of Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland have already raised £4 million in funds, relief equipment and supplies to be used in Ukraine and our links in Ukraine, Poland and Moldavia ensures urgent needs are met and delivered.

more   Sat 09/07/2022 - Sponsored Barge Pull 9th July

Tameside - A family fun day starting with a sponsored Barge Pull from Fairfield Junction to Portland Basin Ashton - in aid of The Lemonade Project” run by Anthony Sedon Fund Barge kindly provided by Tameside Canal Boat Trust

more   Fri 01/07/2022 - Iron Fun Run

Bolton Lever - Marshalling

more   Wed 29/06/2022 - District Council

District Council

more   Mon 20/06/2022 - Dictionaries 4 Life

Tameside - Dictionaries donated to two primary schools in Tameside

Jubilee Concert Advert
more   Sat 04/06/2022 - HM Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee Concert

Bolton Lever - A concert at Victoria Halls in collaboration with Wigan Rotary to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

more   Sat 21/05/2022 - District Assembly

Rotary NW England and IOM District Assembly 2022

more   Thu 12/05/2022 - ***Postponed****District 1285 International Evening

Event Postponed til Autumn 2022

more   Sat 30/04/2022 - Concert to Celebrate St George in Platinum Jubilee Year

Tameside - At St George’s Church Stalybridge. Featuring Adamson’s Military Band, The Mossley Ukulele Band & Tameside Community Voices

more   Wed 20/04/2022 - Fashion Show in aid of The Samaritans

Tameside - Raised just under £1000 - a great result, a great night all in aid of a fantastic charity The Samaritans

Annual Swimathon
more   Sun 27/03/2022 - Dive Into Swimathon 2023

Macclesfield Castle - Our annual 50/50 charity Swimathon - can you get together a team of 4-6 people to swim for charity ?

more   Sat 26/03/2022 - Swimathon 2022

Stockport-Lamplighter - We held our Annual Charity Swimathon at Stockport Grammar School Pool on Saturday 26th March raising over £2,000

more   Thu 17/03/2022 - Presidents Elect Preparation seminar Part 2

Seminar for Presidents Elect. The details of the meeting will be posted as soon as possible and will be conducted via the Zoom platform.

more   Wed 16/03/2022 - Presidents Elect Preparation seminar Part 1

Seminar for Presidents Elect. The details of the meeting will be posted as soon as possible and will be conducted via the Zoom platform.

more   Tue 15/03/2022 - Grant Management Seminar

Foundation Seminar for President Elect’s and Club Foundation Reps.

more   Wed 09/03/2022 - District Council

District Council

more   Thu 03/03/2022 - Rotary in Bolton 100 Years

Bolton Lever - Celebration Gin launch event to celebrate 100 Years of Rotary in Bolton

more   Wed 02/03/2022 - The 2022 Rotary Excitement of Science Lecture for Schools

Graphene Unexpected Science in a Pencil Line Join us on Wednesday, 2nd March at 1.45 pm for a livestream talk about the developments of graphene at The University of Manchester.

more   Thu 24/02/2022 - EPN dinner at the Blue Mango

End Polio Dinner 24th Feb at the Blue Mango, with speaker, Judith Diment.

An evening of fundraising for END POLIO NOW, With Judith Diment MBE, talking about Polio Eradication 'Why Bother'
more   Thu 24/02/2022 - END POLIO NOW Dinner - Polio Eradication 'Why Bother'

St. Helens - An evening of fundraising for END POLIO NOW, With Judith Diment MBE, talking about Polio Eradication 'Why Bother'

more   Tue 22/02/2022 - Briefing from RI International Assembly

All district Rotarians invited.

more   Mon 21/02/2022 - Tree planting with a local primary school

Bolton Lever - Tree planting at Bolton St Catherine's Academy 21st Feb, to create a "Queen's Canopy Rotary Woodland". Probably 11 until 2:30

more   Wed 16/02/2022 - Passport Club Meeting

Please come along to the NW England & Isle of Man Passport club meeting at 1930 on 16th Feb

more   Wed 26/01/2022 - Induction of new members and Paralympian speaker and Global Scholar

Bolton Lever - Celebration of the New Year with Induction of 2 new members, an Honorary member, and 2 associate members, with Paralympian speaker - Jack Hunter-Spivey and Global Scholar - Humberto Garza

more   Wed 24/11/2021 - District Council

District Council

more   Mon 15/11/2021 - Foundation Seminar

District Foundation Seminar kindly organised by Altrincham Rotary.

more   Sat 13/11/2021 - PASSPORT LAUNCH - A District 1285 - Membership Event

Online event aiming to explain the reason why a passport club has been set up for the district and how this will benefit all of us in District 1285

more   Sat 13/11/2021 - VIBRANCY - A District 1285 - Membership Event

Online event aiming to make your club more vibrant as we recover from the pandemic. Join this one hour online event and learn new strategies for club development and membership engagement.

more   Sat 06/11/2021 - Charities Bazaar

Macclesfield Castle - Annual Charities Bazaar - Are you a charity looking to raise funds ? A few Tables are available - Get in Touch Now!!

more   Tue 02/11/2021 - International Evening

Heywood 2020 - We re delighted to be hosting an International Evening on November 2nd 2021.

more   Thu 28/10/2021 - Polio Dinner at the Raj, Culcheth

In support of World Polio Day, £20pp

Arnfield Brass Band
more   Sat 16/10/2021 - Last Night of the Proms

Glossop - Raising funds for 1000 water supplies to the Rubaga slum in Kampala, Uganda. This will provide fresh water to 5000 people.

The runners assembled
more   Sun 10/10/2021 - Glossop Jog 2021

Glossop - Annual fund raising event for local and International Charities

more   Fri 08/10/2021 - CHARTER NIGHT


more   Wed 22/09/2021 - District Council

District Council

InFocus launch
more   Thu 09/09/2021 - Infocus - Rotary Foundation & Service Teams Learning Series

Infocus - Rotary Foundation & Service Teams launch new monthly Learning Series

more   Wed 08/09/2021 - Crown Green Bowling

Tameside - For Rotarians, Family and friends at The Hyde Club, Bowling Green St., Hyde SK14 1DJ

Charity Golf Day 2021
more   Wed 18/08/2021 - Charity Golf Day

Tameside - Annual Charity Golf Day at Werneth Low Golf Club raises over £1500 for Willow Wood Hopice

more   Wed 04/08/2021 - District Governor's visit

Sandbach - District Governor Rotarian. Eric Russell visited our club. This his first visit to a club in the district.

District Opportunities
more   Wed 28/07/2021 - District Opportunities - A New Dawn

We invite you to meet some of our District Team and find out more about how the team works and what may be in it for you.

more   Mon 26/07/2021 - Dictionaries Donated to Greenfield Academy

Tameside - Tameside Rotary Hands out dictionaries to Year 6 pupils

more   Sat 17/07/2021 - Port Erin Festival of Brass

Rushen & Western Mann, IOM - The club is organising a open air festival at venues around Port Erin involving local brass bands

All About Rotary Poster
more   Thu 15/07/2021 - All About Rotary

All About Rotary is aimed at newer members of Clubs in our district and is intended to dispel some of the myths and misconceptions of how Rotary works and to explain who does what at various levels of our organisation.

Cheque Presentation
more   Wed 23/06/2021 - Mossley Boxing Club

Tameside - Tameside Rotary Clubs support Mossley Boxing Club

District Assembly graphic
more   Wed 19/05/2021 - District Assembly

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