Past, Current and Future Events
Music, Food and Dancing at the Big Band Concert
Book This Date
The Rotary Club
of Southampton West
is planning another
at the The Concorde
Sunday 20th June
and other Stars
Click the above to see and sample last year's event.
Turn up your sound - sit back and enjoy
January 19th Speaker:-Alex Hughes
Subject:- Tales from South America
December Speaker:-Mike Storr
Subject:- 'Masters of Mirth'
December Speaker:-Michelle Sherwood
Subject:- 'Helping Vulnerable people'
Michelle Sherwood from 'Right at Home'; a private care organisation, spoke on her satisfying work in helping vulnerable people in Southampton stay in their own homes.
December Speaker:- Mandy Wiltshire
Subject:- 'Helping people with mental health
Mandy Wiltshire from Solent MIND spoke about the various ways that their organisation is helping people in our area, of all ages, with mental issues, especially at this difficult time.
November Speaker:- Jeremy Prescot.
Subject:- Poppy; the Miracle flower from Flanders
Jeremy gave an inspirational and thought provoking delivery on the origins of how the use of the Poppy became the icon of fallen personnel in wartime.
.One could not be but impressed with this well informed talk, given with passion and commitment.
October Speaker:- Ruth LeLion.
Subject:- 'Stories Behind the Faces'.
A fascinating and engaging talk on some of the portraits at the National Portrait Gallery.
Ruth spoke not only about the sitters in the portraits but also revealed some anecdotes of the commissioned artists.
September Speaker:- Roy Romsey.
Subject:- 'Stained Glass Window at Romsey Abbey.'.
The September speaker gave a colourfully illustrated talk on the many victorian and some of the more modern stained glass windows at Romsey Abbey.
He also gave a preview of a new window installed to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.