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Rotary Club of Kirriemuir - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

New Member - Heather Kelly


President Yvonne Downie and George Aitken welcome Heather into the Rotary Club of Kirriemuir

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Annual Duck Race on Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019


Come along and enjoy a Fun Day in the Den - Kirriemuir. including the Easter Bonnet Competition and Childrens' Treasure Hunt. Fun Starts from Mid-day. .

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First Steps Himalaya


This is the Charity we will work with on the Educational aspect of our appeal

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Curry & Comedy 23 February 2019


The International Committee are continuing to raise funds to provide much improved Toilet Facilities in schools in Nepal. This will be of great benefit to many Nepalese schoolchildren.

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Casino and Dance - Town Hall - Kirriemuir - 05 April 2019


Come along and enjoy a Fun Casino followed by Dancing to Steven Carcary. Tickets will be available soon - Contact David Hoskins .

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About us

WELCOME

to the Rotary Club of Kirriemuir

Chartered 14th November 1961,

District 1010, Scotland North.

 Charter No 941

   

About Kirriemuir.

 

Kirriemuir lies 16 miles north of Dundee at the foot of the Grampian Mountains. It is easily accessed from the Dundee/Aberdeen A90 dual carriageway and the A926 Forfar/Kirriemuir road. The "wee red toon", as it is affectionately known, (population approximately 6000) has a long and colourful history. The first record of its name appeared in 1201 but evidence shows that people lived in the area as far back as 700BC.

A visit to Kirriemuir is well worth the effort. Visitors can visit the birthplace of Peter Pan's author, JM Barrie, admire the town clock, parish church and old red sandstone buildings and browse in the Gateway to the Glens Museum.

 A half-hour drive takes one to the picturesque Angus Glens or to the stunning coastal area with long sandy beaches and red sandstone cliffs. Glamis Castle, the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, is just five miles from Kirriemuir. Golfers too are well served with the town's local 18 hole course as well as the famous championship courses of Carnoustie, Gleneagles and the Old Course at St Andrews within an hour's drive. There are many other good, but less well known, courses close by. There is a good local pathway network and plenty good walking routes of varying difficulty in wider vicinity.

At Roundyhill a mile and a half south of the town there is an excellent caravan site with fine restaurant and bar facilities. Accommodation is available at the two hotels in the town or in several B&B establishments locally.

We look forward to welcoming visiting Rotarians and partners to any of our weekly meetings at the venue and time detailed in the panel on the right.

For further information please contact:

President: Yvonne Downie    01575 560221

Hon. Secretary: Mike Kiely 01575 573 601

Press Officers: Malcolm Rooney     01575575334

 

Club membership currently stands at 37 and consists of accountants, farmers, solicitors, land agents, ministers and local business people.

 





 

 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 26th February 18.25

Speaker Jim Grant


Tuesday 5th March 18.25

Club Scatter Week


Tuesday 12th March 18.25

Ruth Jeffrey to Speak


Thursday 14th March 19.00

Council aMeeting at Currie's Accountants.


Tuesday 19th March 18.25

Business Meeting


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18.00 for 18.25
Thrums Hotel,
25 Bank Street,
Kirriemuir DD8 4BE  01575 572758

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