Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Mon 12th November 2018 Lunch & discussion about Rotary Foundation with Keith Barnard-Jones

An informal meal and discussion will address the question 'What is the heck is Rotary Foundation?' It is the major international charity run by Rotary which has been behind the campaign to eradicate polio worldwide, but is so much more than that. read more...

Sun 11th November 2018 100th anniversary of Armistice at end of First World War.

There are very tentative plans for an event in Wells with which the club has been asked to be involved. Nothing has been agreed yet.

Mon 5th November 2018 Committees (5.45), dinner and Club Council

Wed 24th October 2018 World Polio Day

At the very least, this is an occasion to remember that Rotary has been leading the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. See www.polioeradication.org/polio-today/polio-now for the latest figures.

Mon 15th October 2018 Dinner (6.45) and John Davies, Dean of Wells Cathedral

Mon 8th October 2018 Lunch discussion with Tim Lethaby from the Western Gazette and Reach plc

The club is having a new format for its lunchtime meeting when Tim Lethaby will be leading a discussion of the contribution of the media to Rotary and particularly our club. He has experience over a variety of media and will be seeing to help the club.

Mon 1st October 2018 Committees (5.45), dinner and Club Council

Mon 24th September 2018 Members' drink and nibbles parties

It needn't be beer, or olives.  However, nothing grand or fancy! Very informal gatherings in various members' homes to get to know each other better, based on a 'bring and share' drinks and nibbles idea.

Mon 17th September 2018 Dinner (6.45) and Dr James Playfair, UK trustee for Reaching The Unreached

Dr James Playfair is a trustee of the UK charity which supports Reaching The Unreached. He has been involved for several years in helping to raise money and awareness for the Indian charity which actually decides upon and provides the support needed. read more...

Sat 15th September 2018 - Walk and lunch

A walk and lunch

Sat 15th September 2018 District Forum

District Forum is held at the Bath and West Grounds beyond Shepton Mallet. It is open to all Rotarians and breaks down into interest groups which vary from forum to forum.

Mon 10th September 2018 Lunch & Speaker, Jane Gibbs, ADG - 'What is the point of Rotary District 1200?'

Mon 3rd September 2018 Committees (5.45), dinner and Club Council

Sun 2nd September 2018 Litter pick in Wells

Litter pickers will assemble outside the Town Hall at 0830. The Mayor will be there to chase everyone off to appropriate areas with suitable rubbish bags etc.

Sat 1st September 2018 Litter pick in Wells

Litter pickers will assemble outside the Town Hall at 0830. The Mayor will be there to chase everyone off to appropriate areas with suitable rubbish bags etc.

Fri 31st August 2018 Litter pick in Wells

The dates have changed slightly and these are now the confirmed dates.

Mon 27th August 2018 Pop-up Shop at the Palace Moat Boat Race

Rotarians do not normally get involved in the water fights, but the occasion provides good Rotary exposure and raises money through the Pop-up Shop run beside the moat. Last year raised almost a thousand pounds through a series of pop-up shops for the local charity, Heads Up. The club will continue to support this valuable charity with this year's pop-up shops. read more...

Mon 20th August 2018 Dinner (6.45) and Speaker, Roger Eggleton - 'What is a MAT'

Mon 13th August 2018 Lunch & Jenny and Gwilym Salmon tell us about themselves

Mon 6th August 2018 Committees (5.45), dinner and Club Council

Mon 16th July 2018 Dinner (6.45) and Speaker, Alice Rose - 'Life after RotEx'

Alice went to Ecuador with a Rotary Exchange programme in September 2003, living with a number of Rotarian families and attending a local school and activities, before returning in July 2004 a very different young woman. Find out more.

Mon 9th July 2018 Lunch & Speaker, Kathryn Lander introduces herself

Sun 8th July 2018 Wells Boules Tournament July 2018

Annual fun family day out playing Boules with the local businesses of Wells

Mon 2nd July 2018 Committees (5.45), dinner and Club Council

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