Jan 23, 2015 by

13 Shaftesbury Rotarians and partners journey to Gillingham School’s little theatre where we were entertained by the completely off-the-wall Ffitch Repertory Players with their version of “Dr Livingstone I Presume?”

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A Rotary Christmas

Dec 1, 2014 by

Christmas Dinner and Carols with wives/partners; one of the special social occasions of the year for Rotarians, family and friends to come together in the spirit of Christmas.

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Shoe Box Appeal

Nov 1, 2014 by

This project which Rotary has supported for the past 10 years or so is to give some pleasure to poor deprived children in Eastern Europe and Africa. The box is filled with such things as small toys, colouring pencils, pads and small items of clothing.

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Annual Golf Day

Oct 1, 2014 by

Our flagship event of joining with our local business partners for fun and friendship and to promote their business and Rotary. This competition is very much the baby of Richard Shean and is oversubscribed and very successful!

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Cheese Festival

Sep 1, 2014 by

This event is another example of our four North Dorset Rotary Clubs assisting each other when a project is too large for one club. A celebration of Cheese, Food and Crafts based on a tradition of Cheese making in the town.

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Heerlen, Holland

Aug 1, 2014 by

On Thursday the 28th we welcomed our good Rotarian friends and their wives/partners from Heerlen in Holland. This programme was as full as ever starting with dinner in the host family homes.

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Gold Hill Fair

Jul 1, 2014 by

Our major fundraising event was a wonderful day enjoyed by thousands of local residents and hundreds visitors. This event also gives other local charities the opportunity to raise their profile and funds.

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First Corporate Member

Jun 1, 2014 by

A land mark day for Shaftesbury Rotary when we welcomed our first Corporate Member, Alan Mulholland, Director of Stalbridge Linen Services. We also had a Glow worm picnic, a very funny Comedy Walk in Bath and also Presidential Handover.

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President’s Night

May 1, 2014 by

This Year our President David Wynn-McKenzie decided to change the format from formal to informal and a most enjoyable evening was spent touring the Hall & Woodhouse brewery where the process of making beer was explained.

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Dinner at the Dogs

Apr 1, 2014 by

Dinner and dog racing at Poole Stadium was a great social evening organised by John Warner; nobody lost their shirt and we had several friends of Rotarians who also thoroughly enjoyed their evening.

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Snowdrop Parade

Mar 1, 2014 by

A bizarre turnout of what can only be described as fancy dress graced the home of Sheena and Bernard Skam who provided a champagne/bucks fizz pyjama breakfast to raise funds for Rotary charities and the Twinning visit.

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Formula One Car Racing

Feb 1, 2014 by

Simulated Formula One car racing in Chandler’s Ford where we sorted out the Crazies from the Sedate! Several Rotarian friends took part and thoroughly enjoyed themselves including Mary the Co-Proprietor of the Fleur-de-Lys.

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