News from Rotary in London


Polio Planting Programme

Polio Planting Programme Many Rotarians from our District and further afield, described by the London Live Freeview TV Channel as an "army of volunteers", assembled at the Benugo Cafe in Regents Park, Central London, before planting our 'thousands' of crocus corms on Friday 9 December 2016. As well as members of our District, we had Ade Adepitan, Konnie Huq, Julia Roberts and Anne Wafula-Strike who are all Rotary International Polio Eradication Ambassadors. Stefan Levy of London Live was also on the scene interviewing the celebrities for the live broadcast. With Judith Diment, the Rotary International Polio Task Force Advocacy leader lending important support to the event, as well as RIBI President Eve Conway - complete with her teddy bear - this was significant exposure of our work in the media. And there was even more good news when we learned that there had been no new cases of polio recorded in the world that week, meaning that the total stayed at 34 for the year to date.... | Read more about Polio Planting Programme | Added 1 month ago

Adventure to Chickenshed

Adventure to Chickenshed Rotarians were granted access to a "Rotary Performance" of Adventure to Oz at the Chickenshed Theatre, Southgate, on Thursday 8 December 2016, organised by the Rotary Club of Golders Green. The Chickenshed Theatre is a theatrical group open to all, regardless of any disability, that puts on shows at their theatre in Southgate, and occasionally further afield. Pictured above with our District Governor Helen are Scarecrow, Dame Margolet and Patchwork Girl, some of the key characters taking the story through the next episode after the famous Hollywood film made of L Frank Baum's story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The production was enormously enjoyed by a full house of Rotarians, and would not have been one jot out of place on the West End Stage in London. Well done Chickenshed - we all wonder what delights we will have next year!... | Read more about Adventure to Chickenshed | Added 1 month ago


Next fortnight in the
District Governor's Calendar

Mon 23 Jan 2017 19:00
Mayfair Club
12 Hay Hill Library Rooms

Tue 24 Jan 2017 13:00
Hammersmith & Fulham Rc
IBIS Hotel . Earls Court

Tue 24 Jan 2017 15:00
Meeting Gagliardi Gallery
Kings Road

Thu 26 Jan 2017 18:00
District Services and Executive Committees
DG Helen

Fri 27 Jan 2017 19:30
Rotary Royal Marine Band Concert
Alban Arena, St Albans,AL1 3LD

Sat 28 Jan 2017 18:30
Harrow RC Quiz Evening
St Albans Church. Harrow

Mon 30 Jan 2017 19.00
Burns Night. London Club
The Chesterfeild Hotel.W1

Tue 31 Jan 2017 17:00
Youth Speaks Competition Central Area
The American School

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Mon 12 Dec 2016 09:49
Polio Planting Programme

Sat 10 Dec 2016 10:37
Adventure to Chickenshed

Sat 19 Nov 2016 16:47
The Name is Rotary INTERNATIONAL!

Wed 16 Nov 2016 11:50
Rotarians Shown Appreciation

Mon 14 Nov 2016 11:58
Lewisham and Penge Celebrate 90 Years

Mon 14 Nov 2016 11:47
Charter Renewed for Rotaract Club

Fri 04 Nov 2016 17:40
Mayfair - more than Monopoly!

Mon 31 Oct 2016 11:45
Science Museum Supports Polio Eradication

Tue 25 Oct 2016 12:15
Polio Event in Central London

Sat 22 Oct 2016 17:19
Musician and Radio Broadcaster comes to Conference

Fri 21 Oct 2016 16:32
Conference Starts

Thu 20 Oct 2016 10:43
North London Disability Games

Mon 10 Oct 2016 20:39
Helivan Tea Party Well Supported

Mon 10 Oct 2016 20:27
Lambeth Palace Opens for Rotary

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