Phyllis Tuckwell’s son accepts £20,000 cheque from Farnborough Rotary

Posted by on Sep 24, 2009 in Music In The Park | 0 comments

The son of the founder of the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice today accepted a cheque from Farnborough Rotary Club. The cheque for £20,000, were the proceeds of the Picnic To Music in The Park concerts held in July this year at the King George V playing fields in Farnborough. In the video below, Chris tells rotarian Sean Usher that its not just about the...

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Farnborough Rotary Club’s Secretary says Thank You

Posted by on Sep 24, 2009 in Events, Music In The Park | 0 comments

In the video below, the secretary of Farnborough rotary club, John Anderson, said thank you to sponsors and helpers at the Picnic To Music in The Park event in...

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Curry Night with Rushmoor Rotary Club

Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in Events | 0 comments

Rushmoor rotary club are organising a curry night on Wednesday 30th September. Tickets are £15 per person and include (according to the flyer) a meal, activities and a bonfire. Proceeds are going to local charity Parity For Disability Sounds like a lot of fun, although I wonder what activities they mean. I’ll be there as will some of the members of Farnborough rotary club

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Frank Sinatra Evening

Posted by on Aug 4, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, General | 0 comments

Sean has suggested that 29th October be an evening remembering Frank Sinatra and Dean martin, this would be a great ending to the Club’s 50th Anniversary year. I hope that ALL Farnborough Rotarians will attend and bring friends if you can. Jeremy

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Rotary Dinner and a Quiz for Farnborough

Posted by on Jul 31, 2009 in Events | 0 comments

Last night at one of our quarterly evening get-togethers we enjoyed dinner and a light hearted quiz. I have attended many a quiz in my time and they can be a little bit serious and long winded, but ours wasn’t. Quiz master John Batty set the questions and I assisted, well I’m not sure that assist is the right word, rather chipped in with the usual mickey taking banter. A good range of questions were asked by John on all subjects, may particular speciality “Popular Music From...

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Music In The Park Farnborough

Posted by on Jul 18, 2009 in Events, Music In The Park | 0 comments

Here is a short video from Farnborough rotary’s Music In The Park event. I was compere, so didn’t get a chance to do as much recording as I wished I could of. Any way I think it gives you a flavour

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Picnic To Music In The Park

Posted by on Jul 7, 2009 in Events, Music In The Park | 0 comments

Picnic to music in the park is just days away. Days away from one of the biggest events in Farnborough this year The event is organised by Fanborough rotary club, but with the help of other local rotary clubs too. In fact, if it wasn’t for the help of the other clubs, I don’t know how we would do it…In fact we couldn’t do it without them. We are also helped by members of Rotaract too, they are like younger members of Rotary and a very worthwhile organisation to get...

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Rotary Darts Champions

Posted by on May 27, 2009 in Events, Sports | 0 comments

ilst there are members who play golf, cricket, badminton and various other sports throughout the area, we also have within the club rotarians who are keen on darts. Last night in the inter-district competition final,   Farnborough rotary club beat the Rotary club of New Malden, at the Court House Pub in Cove, in a “thrilling” final of 3 games to 1. John “Arrows” Anderson won the initial game with a double 9 to win. The photograph below shows the winning dart, (Arrows...

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Farnborough Donkey Derby Success-Thank you

Posted by on May 26, 2009 in Donkey Derby | 0 comments

Farnborough’s Donkey Derby took place yesterday and it was a tremendous success. The sun shone, the crowds came out and a good time was had by all. The event, which is organised by the local rotary clubs is an annual event that raises funds for local charities. The numbers are not in yet, but a guess (only by me your local on the ground reporter, who can’t really count) is that there was upwards of 5,000 people. The amount of money raised was………..I don’t...

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