Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 21st May 2019 The Samaritans of West Cumbria

We are pleased to welcome a speaker tonight from our local Samaritans who will inform us on the work of the organisation and explain how we could help.

Tue 14th May 2019 At Home

Several members will be away on the Alan Hurst Walk tonight so I have planned a relaxing evening for members to enjoy a nice meal and good fellowship.

Mon 13th May 2019 - Fri 17th May 2019 Alan Hurst Charity Walk

We will be walking a section of Offa's Dyke from Knighton to Montgomery in aid of the President's chosen charity.

Tue 7th May 2019 Stang Ends Farm visit

Tonight we will be meeting at Stang Ends Farm near Gosforth, where a National Trust Officer will show us around and talk about the work of the NT locally. Then it will be back to the Red Admiral for a meal at the usual time of 19:30.

Tue 30th April 2019 Business Meeting

This will be a business meeting with the main topic being the Rotating Wheels event in July.

Tue 23rd April 2019 St Georges Night

This year our regular st Georges Night celebration coincides with the actual day. Rotarian David Culley will be providing the entertainment and he has advised us to "sharpen our pencils and our minds" so I suspect a quiz might be involved?

Tue 16th April 2019 Mayfield School Visit

We are fortunate to have been invited to visit Mayfield School at it's new premises (next to St Benedicts). Headteacher Gillian Temple will show us around the new facility and then we return to the Red Admiral for a meal at approximately 19:45.

Sat 13th April 2019 Pensioners Party

This Saturday is our annual pensioners party at Calderbridge Village Hall. We hope for a good turnout of club members to volunteer their services, if you have any queries or ideas, please contact David Gray.

Tue 9th April 2019 Business Meeting

A club business meeting, the opportunity to finalise plans for the Pensioners Party

Tue 2nd April 2019 Games Night

Red Admiral

Tue 26th March 2019 At Home

A chance to enjoy an evening of fellowship and a debrief on the charter night

Tue 19th March 2019 Charter Night

Charter Night will be held at the Kellbank Inn, Gosforth. Our speaker will be Belinda Artingsol from Radio Cumbria. Dress code TBA

Tue 19th March 2019 Provisional


Tue 12th March 2019 Business Meeting

An internal club business meeting, the opportunity to finalise any charter night business

Tue 5th March 2019 London to Brighton 2018

Our very own Rob Douglas will take us through his London to Brighton adventure

Tue 26th February 2019 Sian went walkabout and took some photos

Tonight we have a presentation on a recent mountaineering adventure. Sian climbed Mera Peak and will share her experiences, and spectacular photos, with us.

Tue 19th February 2019 Emergency Management of a gas explosion

Tonight we will welcome back our speakers who used to work in the Manchester Fire Service to talk to us about their first hand experience managing the immediate aftermath of a gas explosion.

Tue 12th February 2019 A meal at West Lakes College

This will be a night away from home to the ever popular West Lakes College Catering School at Lillyhall. The cost is a little higher than our usual meal and will require a £5 pp deposit which I will ask you for over the next couple of weeks.

Tue 5th February 2019 Games night

An internal club games night

Tue 29th January 2019 - Quiz night

A general knowledge quiz for members and guests

Tue 22nd January 2019 Burns Night

Tonight we have our highly enjoyable annual Burns Night celebration

Tue 15th January 2019 Business Meeting

Tonight will be a club business meeting

Tue 8th January 2019 The Great Dorset Steam Rally

Our first meeting of the new year will be a presentation on the Great Dorset Steam Rally

Tue 18th December 2018 At Home

Tonight we will have an At Home meeting, with a slot reserved for a member to deliver a talk on Bakerstead Barn.

Tue 11th December 2018 Christmas message

We welcome the Rev John Riley and his wife Rev Lesley Riley to deliver our annual Christmas message

Tue 4th December 2018 Business Meeting

Tonight we will have a business meeting for club members.

Tue 27th November 2018 The Great North Air Ambulance

A speaker from the GNAA will talk to us about their work and we will present them with a donation from the club.

Tue 20th November 2018 At Home

Tonight we will have an At Home for members to enjoy fellowship and a good meal.

Tue 13th November 2018 St Bees Train Museum

President Graham has arranged this opportunity to visit the Train Museum at St Bees followed by a meal at the Red Admiral. Please follow the instructions on Grahams email.

Tue 6th November 2018 WW1 in Drigg and West Cumberland

As we approach Remembrance Sunday, we are pleased to welcome our very own history enthusiast Alan Bell to speak to us about our local area during WW1.

Tue 30th October 2018 Games night

An internal club games night, we will be trying out our previous format to allow full participation.

Tue 23rd October 2018 Mountain Rescue

Tonight we will be visiting the new Mountain Rescue HQ. Please note the early start. This will be followed by a meal at the Red Admiral and presentation by one of the team.

Tue 16th October 2018 Rotary Club Central

We are fortunate to have AG Ian Johnston to come and explain how Rotary Club Central works for the benefit of clubs, district and RIBI.

Tue 9th October 2018 Business Meeting

A business meeting for club members.

Tue 2nd October 2018 Games night

Our monthly games night, best of luck.

Tue 18th September 2018 Age UK Community Connections

Our speaker tonight is Jan Fotheringham who works for Age UK in our area. Please come along and hear about this vital work.

Tue 11th September 2018 At Home

An opportunity for members to have an informal evening of fellowship and a nice meal.

Tue 4th September 2018 Games night

Malcolm is organising an internal games night for members

Tue 28th August 2018 A Cumbrian Gentleman's Journey across the Atlantic on the SS Great Britain

Our speaker is Dr Nigel Entwistle, a local dentist, whose relative undertook this historic journey.

Tue 21st August 2018 My Job Talk AB

Always interesting!

Sat 18th August 2018 Gosforth Show

We will be manning the gate as usual.

Tue 14th August 2018 Red Admiral Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Tue 7th August 2018 Red Admiral visit by DG

DG Mary Bradley will join us

Tue 31st July 2018 Bowls Night

Seascale Bowls night, available from 6pm, followed by a meal at the Red Admiral at 8pm

Tue 24th July 2018 Red Admiral Handover

President Allan will handover to our new President Graham

Sun 22nd July 2018 Rotating Wheels Rally - Coming to Gosforth Playing Field on Sunday the 22nd July starting at 10am

In aid of the Great North Air Ambulance
Organised by the West Lakeland Rotary Club
Classes are: Cars, Tractors, Stationary Engines and Motor Bikes Exhibitors to have appropriate insurance, contact Mike Beaty
for further details 019467 24234

Tue 17th July 2018 Irton Church

Vic Goodwin to talk to us followed by meal TBA

Tue 10th July 2018 Red Admiral speaker evening - guests welcome

Plane Crash by two fire fighters from Manchester who dealt with the emergency of a light aircraft crash

Tue 3rd July 2018 sports night

future calendar district events local events