Completed meetings and events 2015-2016
Thu 23rd June 2016 BUSINESS MEETING
Thu 16th June 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 9th June 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 2nd June 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 26th May 2016 BUSINESS MEETING
Thu 19th May 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Sat 14th May 2016 (Early) Summer Ceilidh at The FairwayMore details to follow - but book the date in your diary now
Thu 12th May 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 5th May 2016 WEEKLY MEETING (with speaker)Chris & John work with albino children in Africa and John won the International award which was presented at the RIBI conference in Bournemouth recently
Thu 28th April 2016 BUSINESS MEETING
Thu 21st April 2016 WEEKLY MEETINGThe eight members who attended the RIBI National Conference all came back full of enthusiasm and would like to share this with the rest of the club as the have lots of ideas of future projects/events that would be best discussed in open forum.
Thu 14th April 2016 WEEKLY MEETING - Santas Sleigh cheque presentationsPresentation of cheques to representatives for Care for Clare, Diabetes UK and Barnsley Hospice of money raised at our Santa's Sleigh collection at Tesco Penistone
Thu 7th April 2016 WEEKLY MEETING - The Exodus ProjectThe Exodus Project - a local charity for young people presented by Martin Sawden and Jackie
Fri 1st April 2016 - Sun 3rd April 2016 RIBI National Conference, BournemouthJoin our 2015/16 Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland President Peter Davey in Bournemouth for a fantastic Rotary Conference full of fun, friendship and inspirational speakers.
Thu 31st March 2016 Tapas Evening at the Clothiers ArmsAnother opportunity for a Spanish themed evening in the heart of Yorkshire (Stocksmoor) - ideal opportunity to get the train as the pub is situated right next to the station......
Thu 24th March 2016 BUSINESS MEETING
Thu 17th March 2016 WEEKLY MEETING - speaker Chris PatelChris will return to update the club on his Karibo school project
Thu 10th March 2016 WEEKLY MEETING - speaker Angela BeckettOur very own President Angela will tell all (or at least what she is willing to tell) about her recent trip to New York
Sat 5th March 2016 PRE-MOTHERS DAY TEA PARTYMore details to follow in the near future
Thu 3rd March 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 25th February 2016 BUSINESS MEETING
Sat 20th February 2016 President's Weekend Mystery TripCan't tell you anything about it as it is a Mystery Trip but it will include coach travel and dinner/breakfast in a hotel somewhere. Perhaps some more details to follow.... read more...
Thu 18th February 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 11th February 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Thu 11th February 2016 WEEKLY MEETING with SPEAKER (Ellie Hill)Ellie Hill representing the Yorkshire Cancer Trust will be out speaker this evening.
Thu 4th February 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Fri 29th January 2016 Fleetwood Bac Concert, The Picturedrome, HolmfirthTrip to see the UK's original Fleetwood Mac tribute band (approved by Mick Fleetwood) in concert. Tickets may still be available - see their website for more details (www.fleetwoodbac.com)
Thu 28th January 2016 WEEKLY MEETING
Fri 22nd January 2016 BURNS NIGHT PARTY Worsborough Sports and Development CentreA fun evening celebrating Robert Burns in a very traditional manner - haggis, whisky and dancing (but not necessarily in that order)
Thu 21st January 2016 WEEKLY MEETING with SPEAKEROur very own Joyce Pickett will be regaling us with tales a plenty - well I'm sure that is what Hilary hopes she will be doing
Thu 14th January 2016 TALENT AUCTIONTBC
Tue 15th December 2015 Christmas Party with Barnsley & Barnsley Rockley Rotary ClubsAn opportunity to join our fellow local Rotarians at the Holiday Inn for an evening of festive cheer (and a nice meal too) - Tickets Â£20
Thu 10th December 2015 WEEKLY MEETINGTBA
Tue 8th December 2015 U3A Christmas Carol ConcertThis year's concert will take place and Emmanuel Church. If anybody would like tickets please get in touch with Betty Hirst
Thu 3rd December 2015 WEEKLY MEETING with SPEAKER (John Walker)John Walker will be coming to talk and will update us on the Sand Dam project that we have helped to fund.
Thu 26th November 2015 BUSINESS MEETINGOur monthly meeting at which the Club discusses progress on its various projects and reviews its financial position.
Tue 24th November 2015 10 Pin Bowling at Barnsley Bowl, CarltonA very sociable sporting event where the ultimate aim is to have a good time (and to let go of the ball when you "chuck" it) read more...
Sun 22nd November 2015 YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK + SUNDAY LUNCHJoin us for a stroll around the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to enjoy "Wave" which is a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads (from the Tower of London display) and then follow this with Sunday lunch at The Black Bull at Midgeley
Thu 19th November 2015 WEEKLY MEETING with SPEAKER (Helen Rowlands)Helen Rowlands from the Margaret Carey Foundation will now be coming to talk to us on November 19th.
Thu 12th November 2015 ROTARY AWARENESS EVENINGAn opportunity to bring along any friends, neighbours, colleagues, family, who you feel might be interested to find out a little bit about what we do. Contact Laura for more information
Tue 10th November 2015 ROTARY DISTRICT 1270 QUIZKeith and Richard G are two members of the team we are entering in this year's quiz at the Holiday Inn - volunteers may still be required and/or nominated.............. read more...
Thu 5th November 2015 WEEKLY MEETING with SPEAKER (Stephen Bailey)Stephen will be joining us this evening to let us know about his hobby of collecting military cap badges (and knowing Stephen he will have an entertaining tale or two to tell)
Tue 3rd November 2015 BARNSLEY ROTARY CLUB 92ND CHARTER DINNERA chance to join members of Barnsley Rotary Club celebrate their Charter at The Holiday Inn, Dodworth read more...
Mon 2nd November 2015 THE VICAR OF DIBLEY @ THE LAMP ROOM'The Vicar of Dibley' comes to Barnlsey in a stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter. Adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer. read more...
Sat 24th October 2015 BACKSTAGE TOUR OF THE CIVICThe opportunity to have a look behind the scenes at the Civic Theatre. More details available from Kay Bennett
Thu 22nd October 2015 BUSINESS MEETINGOur monthly meeting at which the Club discusses progress on its various projects and reviews its financial position.
Thu 15th October 2015 WEEKLY MEETINGTBC
Thu 15th October 2015 COUNCIL MEETINGClub Council meet to discuss matters arising prior to next week's Business Meeting
Sat 10th October 2015 AN AFTERNOON/EVENING OF WORLD CUP RUGBY UNIONThe opportunity to celebrate/cheer on two teams on the rugby pitch and enjoy the hospitality of the Whittles at the same time. Please contact Sarah and/or Ian for more details
Thu 8th October 2015 WEEKLY MEETINGTBC
Thu 1st October 2015 DISTRICT GOVERNOR'S VISITOur club's turn to roll out the red carpet to welcome our District Governor to our weekly meeting.
Thu 24th September 2015 BUSINESS MEETINGOur monthly meeting at which the Club discusses progress on its various projects and reviews its financial position.
Sun 20th September 2015 CAR BOOT SALE - ELSECAR HERITAGE CENTREKeith & Kay are wanting suitable donations of "stuff" to sell at this event to raise funds for the club to give to designated charities (of which more details nearer the time)
Thu 17th September 2015 SPEAKER MEETING - AAA ScreeningLouise Padgett and Laura Cliffe from Doncaster Royal Infirmary will talk about the screening programme for men in their 65th year (AAA = abdominal aortic aneurysm)
Thu 17th September 2015 COUNCIL MEETINGClub Council meet to discuss matters arising prior to next week's Business Meeting
Thu 10th September 2015 SPEAKER MEETING - MARGARET CAREY FOUNDATIONHelen Rowlands from the Margaret Carey Foundation will tell us about this charity that delivers community and prison-based work projects that ensure offenders will pay back and make amends to society as they serve their sentences. read more...
Thu 3rd September 2015 WEEKLY MEETINGTBC
Sat 29th August 2015 HISTORICAL LEEDS WALK ABOUTMeet outside the Queens Hotel in front of Leeds train station. at 2:00pm, for a interesting afternoon in Leeds followed afterwards by a curry at the mighty Akbar's.
Thu 27th August 2015 BUSINESS MEETINGOur monthly meeting at which the Club discusses progress on its various projects and reviews its financial position.
Thu 20th August 2015 SPEAKER MEETING - FROM BLACK BAG TO BEDSIDE CARECarolyn will, on her 3rd attempt, talk to us all about "From black bag to bedside care"
Thu 20th August 2015 COUNCIL MEETINGClub Council meet to discuss matters arising prior to next week's Business Meeting
Sat 15th August 2015 RASEN ROCKS featuring SIR TOM JONESThe legendary Sir Tom Jones will be making his debut visit to Market Rasen Racecourse for a fantastic evening of live music and racing - club members will be going along (with a picnic) to enjoy this event
Thu 13th August 2015 WEEKLY MEETING - ROOM 101Betty has offered to do a room 101 with Norma as chair (more details to follow when I know more)
Sun 9th August 2015 TABLE TOP SALEJoyce & David will be running another table top sale - items for sale are always welcome
Thu 6th August 2015 SPEAKER MEETING - BOMB DISPOSALIan Whittle will talk about bomb disposal as he was involved with this when working in the Army - I'm sure Ian has a good tale or tow to tell......
Thu 30th July 2015 BUSINESS MEETINGOur monthly meeting at which the Club discusses progress on its various projects and reviews its financial position.
Thu 23rd July 2015 FOURTEEN YEARS A ROTARIANDavid Greensmith, fresh from his first few months living in sunny Cyprus (with his long-suffering wife Sandra) will present a few reflections on his 14 years membership of our excellent Club.
Thu 9th July 2015 Speaker MeetingThis week's speaker is Simon Gillott from the North Gawber Youth Football Team and he will tell us about the work they do.
Thu 2nd July 2015 MUSIC IN THE GARDENS, SHEFFIELDAn evening of music featuring Paul Carrick. It is an evening picnic in beautiful surroundings. Bring a chair or blanket and sit in the lazy evening sunshine, soak up fabulous music and enjoy a picnic in the company of people with whom you can unwind.