Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Tue 26th June 2018 TREASURE HUNT

Chris (Drury) is organising a Treasure Hunt this evening, detail to follow

Tue 19th June 2018 PRESIDENTIAL HANDOVER at Three Choirs

President Richard Brown will hand over to PE Richard Taylor

Thu 14th June 2018 District BOULES v Royal Forest of Dean (AWAY)

Meet 6pm at Forest Hills Golf Club for 6.30pm start. Team: Paul (Charter), Paul (Lassman), Tony, Barrie, John (Buckley), Chris. Reserve President Richard. (Sandwiches & chips @ £5). Organiser Paul (Charter)

Tue 12th June 2018 'Who do you think you are ?'at Three Choirs

Brian Robbins will present a talk on Family Trees etc

Tue 5th June 2018 CLUB ASSEMBLY at Three Choirs

Club Assembly. (Area 7 AG Jacqui Skone may attend this meeting)


No meeting as this Tuesday follows a Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 15th May 2018 BUSINESS MEETING at Three Choirs

Business updates


Tuesday following Bank Holiday Monday

Tue 1st May 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at Three Choirs

Club AGM to commence at 8pm approx. after Dinner

Tue 24th April 2018 RED LION at Wainlodes SOCIAL EVENING

Neil is organising this evening. 'Pie & a Pint' evening !

Tue 10th April 2018 TEAM MEETINGS at Three Choirs

Team Leaders to discuss / plan events / activities etc with their Team members


No meeting as this Tuesday follows Bank Holiday Easter Monday

Tue 27th March 2018 CPR and Defibrillator training at RODWAY GOLF CLUB, HIGHNAM

At Rodway Hill Golf Club, HIGHNAM
Meal at £15 : steak & guiness puff pastry top pie & chips, peas
followed by vanilla cheesecake & cream, tea/coffee & mints. Apologies by 23rd to John, please?
Organiser John Buckley

Tue 20th March 2018 Speaker at Three Choirs: Frances Beavis 'Newent Guides in Pune'

'Newent Guides in Pune':Frances will give a presentation of her visit to the World Guide Centre in Pune, India , which she visited in January, along with her daughter.

Tue 13th March 2018 Andrew Lloyd: District Boules presentation at 3 Choirs

Organiser Paul Charter: Andrew will talk thro' the rules ,how to play the game to prepare members for the Newent Club Team that will compete in a league of 7 clubs.

Tue 6th March 2018 Ten Pin Bowling at Barnwood

Tue 20th February 2018 Speaker Evening at Three Choirs BILL ANDERTON

Bill will be giving a presentation about the Newent Orchestra. Brian is the organiser this evening.

Mon 19th February 2018 Round 3 District Skittles v Monmouth Club AWAY

Team to Meet 7pm for 7.30pm start at The Royal Oak, Hereford Road, Monmouth.NP25 5SR. Sandwiches & chips at £3.
Barrie is Team organiser, please confirm your availability.

Tue 13th February 2018 Isla Sutton on her forthcoming trip to Peru with Camps International.

Three Choirs, Organiser Mike Cook

Tue 6th February 2018 Cooking at Newent School

Always popular chance to improve our cooking skills, Ladies invited to taste later... Organiser Mike Crowther

Tue 30th January 2018 Speaker and Dinner - Three Choirs

Tue 23rd January 2018 Wine evening - Laithwaites

Meet 6.30pm at Laithwaites, Gloucester Trading Estate, Brockworth. Wine tasting plus cheese & biscuits. Organised by Tony

Tue 16th January 2018 Threatre Visit

John B has arranged a trip to the Everyman in Cheltenham + Ladies

Tue 9th January 2018 Business Meeting - 3 Choirs

Wassail cancelled - meet at 3 choirs instead

Tue 2nd January 2018 NO MEETING

No meeting Tuesday after Bank Holiday

Wed 20th December 2017 Father Christmas visit to HIGHNAM

Day 2 of our Highnam Sleigh visit: start at Playing field layby, then roads off Brimsome Meadow, roads off Williams Orchard, Turners Close, Park Brake, Farthing Croft, Beech Close, then to Over.

Tue 19th December 2017 CAROL SERVICE at Taynton Church

President Richard has arranged this year's service at his local Taynton Church. Members plus WIVES & partners.

Mon 18th December 2017 Father Christmas visit to HIGHNAM

Day 1 of Sleigh visit :Visit to Highnam Day Nursery at 4.45pm, then Maidenhall, the Range, roads off Limekiln, roads off Poole Ground, roads off Hillcrest, roads of Wetherleigh Drive , finish at school about 7pm approx.

Thu 14th December 2017 Father Christmas visit to Newent

Day 2 of our Sleigh visit to Newent

Wed 13th December 2017 Father Christmas visits Newent

Rotarians & Father Christmas on his sleigh, street visits in Newent, day 1

Tue 12th December 2017 Club Meeting - 3 Choirs

Organiser Paul Gurney

Tue 5th December 2017 PUBLIC SPEAKING Competition at Corse Lawn Hotel

Newent School students compete for the Annual Rotary Award.

Tue 28th November 2017 Club meeting - 3 Choirs

Organiser John Fortnam

Mon 27th November 2017 DISTRICT QUIZ first round

Newent take on Ross & Monmouth Clubs at the Chase Hotel, Ross, with members Richard (Taylor) , Paul (Lassman), & John (Buckley) representing the Club. Meal @ 7pm (fish or meat) £10. Time keeper required, contact Dr John please. Supporters welcome!

Sat 25th November 2017 PENYARD HOUSE, Ross. Newent Club 40th Celebration

Dinner dance at Penyard House nr Ross to celebrate our 40th year. Organiser President Richard

Tue 21st November 2017 BUSINESS MEETING at Three Choirs

Team Leaders to update members after discussions with their Teams

Mon 20th November 2017 Newent School YEAR 8 CAREERS CIRCUS.

Ref Pippa: The Circus activity for year 8 students is in the main hall starting 8.30am, finish at 12.45

Tue 14th November 2017 YOUNG MUSICIAN Competition Evening

Organiser Brian. Venue Sportsmans Bar, Newent School

Tue 7th November 2017 Family Bonfire Display at Clive's

Clive welcomes Rotary friends & their families to a Bonfire and mega fireworks display at his home. Inner Wheel members are kindly preparing & providing refreshments for a small charge, all pay.

Tue 31st October 2017 Club SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING at Three Choirs

At the annual SGM, members vote to accept the Club accounts , presented by Treasurer Tony. Also PE Richard will confirm his team of officers for next year, together with Conference voting delegates etc.

Tue 24th October 2017 Club Meeting

detail to follow?

Tue 17th October 2017 Club Meeting - 3 Choirs

Speaker Mike Stratford

Tue 10th October 2017 Club Meeting - 3 Choirs

Speaker Julie Simmons
Venue 3 Choirs

Thu 5th October 2017 Area 7 Meeting at The Chase Hotel, Ross on Wye

AG Colin Hunt will chair his second Area meeting . Club members are invited to attend, please confirm via our President Richard. Many of us will be on our Peter Lane Golf Tour & so unable to attend.

Wed 4th October 2017 - Thu 5th October 2017 Club Golf Tour to Dartmouth

Our two day away golf tour to Dartmouth Golf Club where members will compete for the prestigious trophy & consume lots of beers etc!
Organiser & handicap officer is David

Tue 3rd October 2017 COMMITTEE MEETINGS at Three Choirs

Team Leaders to update Meeting following discussion with Team Members

Tue 26th September 2017 OVER BARN HIGHNAM: Speaker evening, 'Flight of the Swans'+ OUR LADIES

OUR LADIES are invited to join us for a speaker evening, presentation on 'Flight of the Swans' by Rob Keene. Organiser Mike Cook. BBQ @ £16 per head, please pay Mike in advance.

Tue 19th September 2017 THREE CHOIRS: Speaker Evening , Paul Lassman on Africa

Original speaker Zog Z unable to attend, so our own Paul L will be speaking on his travels thro' Africa, thanks for stepping in Paul.

Tue 12th September 2017 THREE CHOIRS: Social evening, maybe John will set up a Quiz.

Speaker cried off, so just a social evening for members.

Sat 9th September 2017 NEWENT ONION FAYRE..........?

It is the 22nd Newent Onion Fayre. Are we planning to operate our 'charity skittle alley' again this year ?

Wed 6th September 2017 INNER WHEEL visit to 'Marie's Coffee Shop'

President Marie of Newent Inner Wheel has kindly invited members of the Rotary Club to join Inner Wheel members on a visit to her cottage renovation & development. Meet at the Scarr GL18 1DQ at 6pm. Please park cars in Bailey Lane End.

Tue 5th September 2017 CLUB SPORTS EVENING at Aylescroft Farm (Bruce's home)

Members can try their luck at archery & rifle shooting this evening, followed by Bruce's delicious BBQ !

Tue 29th August 2017 NO MEETING THIS EVENING

This Tuesday follows a Bank Holiday Monday, therefore no Club meeting

Tue 22nd August 2017 Club Social Evening

Unfortunately the boat trip from Gloucester is cancelled due to insufficient numbers. Therefore a members social evening is being planned as alternative, President to advise detail in due course.


Individual meetings of the quarter committees, followed by reports from Team Leaders.Organiser: President, collect money Paul Lassman

Tue 8th August 2017 DRIVERS ,TIBBERTON: BBQ @ Tony & Joanna's

Members BBQ & fellowship at Drivers, Tibberton, courtesy of our kind hosts Tony & Joanna. Please meet asap after 6.30pm

Tue 1st August 2017 Club Speaker Meeting: A Magical Evening

Our Speaker is Kerry Scorah. Organiser is Richard (Taylor) & Host is Paul (Lassman)

Tue 25th July 2017 THREE CHOIRS: DG Alan Hudson visit to Newent Club

THREE CHOIRS: DG Alan will update members on his vision, plans, & objectives for his year.

Tue 18th July 2017 TWIN LAKES: Par 3 GOLF at South Herefordshire Golf Club

Fun golf evening at SHGC on the Par 3, 9 hole course , followed by dinner. Organiser: David Rippe, collect money: Secretary.


President Clive will be handing over the chain of office to our President Elect Richard this evening. Dress code: black tie please. Collect money: Mike Cook


Individual Quarter committee meetings followed by Team Leader's reports. Organiser: President, Collect money: Paul Lassman
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