Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Rtn Steve Williams - "My Job"

In the Balkerne Restaurant

Fri 23rd June 2017 - Sun 25th June 2017 Festival of Music and Dance

The second weekend of our Festival. . Visit

Tue 20th June 2017 Photographer Sally Parkinson

At the Balkerne Restaurant

Sat 17th June 2017 - Sun 18th June 2017 Festival of Music and Dance

Our annual festival of music and dance is exciting! read more...

Tue 13th June 2017 Club Assembly

Club Assembly Our annual meeting, when committee chairs will share their plans for 2017/18

Tue 6th June 2017 President’s Evening at the Wivenhoe Sailing Club

7.00pm for 7,45 - Tickets £25 each in advance - Informal Dress Code read more...

Tue 6th June 2017 No Lunch Today - Presidents Evening instead!

No lunch today

Thu 1st June 2017 Sunset Meeting

The Officers' Club Everyone is welcome to this monthly meeting - come and find out more about Rotary read more...

Tue 30th May 2017 Fellowship Fifth - No speaker

In The Balkerne Restaurant


Scatter with your Committee colleagues

Tue 16th May 2017 Rtns Tony Burrows & Alan Thomas - The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 9th May 2017 Annual General Meeting - Rotarians Only Please

At the Balkerne Restaurant

Thu 4th May 2017 Sunset Meeting - everyone welcome

Come along and network with club members and guests at this informal meeting read more...

Tue 2nd May 2017 Business Meeting - Rotarians Only Please

At The Balkerne Restaurant

Thu 27th April 2017 Town Walk and Pub Supper

Advance booking with Rtn Ian McMeekan please

Tue 25th April 2017 Paul Nunny from Cask Marque

At The Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 18th April 2017 Lunch at The Mercury

Report back from RIBI Conference

Thu 6th April 2017 NO SUNSET MEETING THIS MONTH!! Please come to our RACE NIGHT on 4th APRIL

Next meeting will be Thursday May 4th

Tue 4th April 2017 There will be no lunchtime meeting on 4 April

Please join us for Race Night instead!

Tue 28th March 2017 Mike Gordon on "Life Changes"

Mike was Group Sales Director of Skandia for many years and has excelled at cricket, golf and hockey. read more...

Tue 21st March 2017 Rotarian Allen - a musical interlude

Andrew Allen Our talented member Andrew will share his life and music with us

Tue 14th March 2017 Business Meeting (members only please)

Once a quarter, we have a business meeting to receive reports from our busy committees. read more...

Wed 8th March 2017 Purple4Polio Tea Party

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day and Rotary's achievements in moving towards eradication of polio read more...

Tue 7th March 2017 Christopher Clarke, Chartered Surveyor and Sportsman

Christopher Clarke will be our speaker after lunch.

Tue 28th February 2017 Leonard Cheshire charity

Our speaker will enlighten us on the work of the Leonard Cheshire Charity read more...

Tue 21st February 2017 Dave King - find out what makes this Rotarian tick!

Rotarian Dave King will tell us more about his career and interests read more...

Tue 14th February 2017 A fellowship lunch

Enjoy meeting our members and guests

Tue 7th February 2017 Lunchtime meeting

A common nightingale Our speaker will tell us about the work of the RSPB read more...

Thu 2nd February 2017 Sunset Meeting - everyone welcome

The Officers Club in Colchester Come along and find out more about the Rotary Club of Colchester at this informal meeting read more...

Tue 31st January 2017 Fifth Tuesday Fellowship

Enjoy meeting fellow Rotarians and guests in the Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 24th January 2017 Peter Fairs, farmer and sportsman

Peter Fairs Peter will be sharing stories, including his farming of quinoa.

Tue 17th January 2017 Andy Totham, Sports Journalist

Andy Totham Andy will be telling us about his life as a sports journalist with The Sun and online. read more...

Tue 10th January 2017 Business Meeting - Rotarians Only Please

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Thu 5th January 2017 Sunset Meeting - everyone welcome

The Colchester Officers' Club This monthly meeting is a great introduction to Rotary read more...

Tue 3rd January 2017 "About me" - Rtn Kumar Shrestha

At The Colchester Institute

Tue 27th December 2016 No Meeting Today!

Closed for Christmas

Tue 20th December 2016 No Meeting Today!

Our meeting venue is closed!

Tue 13th December 2016 Christmas Lunch - Booking Essential!

Booking Essential - please contact Club Secretary or Rtn Roger Sharman

Thu 8th December 2016 - Sat 24th December 2016 Lion Walk Christmas Collection

Our annual collection to help our local Community. If you would like to help please contact our secretary - we are always happy to see volunteers

Tue 6th December 2016 Special General Meeting - Rotarians Only Please

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Thu 1st December 2016 Early Evening Meeting

At The Colchester Officers' Club

Tue 29th November 2016 NO LUNCH TODAY - 5th Tuesday

Please see details of our evening event

Tue 22nd November 2016 "Rotary Foundation" - Rtn Len Nieuwenhuis

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 15th November 2016 "About Samaritans" - Jean Bateman

In the Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 8th November 2016 Business Meeting - Rotarians Only Please

In the Balkerne Restaurant

Mon 7th November 2016 - Tue 8th November 2016 International Students Evening

At the Mayor's Parlour, Colchester Town Hall

Tue 1st November 2016 Karen Syrett - Planning Strategy Officer CBC

In the Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 25th October 2016 The Kajaki incident

We look forward to hearing more about the Kajaki incident from Retired Sergeant Pearson. read more...

Tue 18th October 2016 Alex Johnston: this is my life!

Alex joined our club earlier this year. He will be telling us more about what he gets up to and his "previous" life as a Rotarian overseas.

Tue 11th October 2016 Reviewing the Marks Hall Garden and Country Show

Members will be looking back at this July event and reviewing comments and suggestions read more...

Thu 6th October 2016 Sunset meeting - everyone welcome

The Officers' Club, Colchester You are invited to our sunset meeting to meet Rotary members and find out more about what we do. read more...

Tue 4th October 2016 KYDS Youth Drama Society

We're supporting this fascinating theatre group based in Tiptree - come along and find out more! read more...

Tue 27th September 2016 !! NO MEETING TODAY !!

No lunch today - as we have several Tripartite events at the end of the week

Tue 27th September 2016 Dr Isobel King - at Tymperleys, Trinity Street, Colchester

Come along and hear Dr Isobel King talk all about MULANJE MISSION HOSPITAL, Malawi - no charge but buy your own coffee!

Tue 20th September 2016 Young Adult Carers - Heather Hunt

At the Balkerne Restaurant

Fri 16th September 2016 Carousel at The Mercury - CO2

Please contact Rtn John Enfield for tickets for pre-theatre drinks and of course the show itself

Tue 13th September 2016 Jane Walker MBE

In the Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 6th September 2016 At The Mercury

Lunch at The Mercury Restaurant today

Tue 30th August 2016 Business Meeting - Rotarians Only Please

At The Balkerne Restuarant

Tue 23rd August 2016 Colchester & Tendring Women's Refuge

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 16th August 2016 Colchester YMCA

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 9th August 2016 Rebecca Root - The eradication of Leprosy

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Thu 4th August 2016 Cricket at Castle Park

Essex County Cricket vs Sussex - First Day

Tue 2nd August 2016 DG Terry Dean

In the Bakerne Restaurant

Tue 26th July 2016 Water Aid - Brian & Carole Willis

In The Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 19th July 2016 The Colchester Town Watch

In the Balkerne Restaurant

Tue 12th July 2016 NO MEETING TODAY

Getting Ready for The Marks Hall Show

Thu 7th July 2016 Early Evening Meeting - Thursday 7th July

5.45pm until 6.30pm

Tue 5th July 2016 Presidential Handover

In The Balkerne Restaurant
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