At the last club meeting we learnt about one of our members, Michaela Holzem, and what she does outside the Rotary club. She gave us a presentation about her PhD Thesis that she is doing at Oxford Brookes University. Namely, the impact of developmental biology on our understanding of evolution […]
At this year’s Purple 4 Polio dinner party, we were joined by a shimmering purple pussycat to make a purple dinner party even more purple.
Notice anything different about us? We’ve turned a lovely shade of purple in preparation for Rotary’s World Polio Day on the 24th October 2016.
Today is a very special day in the world of Poohsticks and the Rotary Club of Oxford Spires. Today honorary member Winnie-The-Pooh turns 90 years old.
What a day! Today we had a visit from a couple of Rotary Scholars and Oxford Rotaract and a representative of the New Theatre.
In less well-developed countries, where their infrastructure and resources are poor, there is much less opportunity for their children to be educated and become literate. Mike Ware and Rachel Gerrish from the Rotary and Rotaract clubs of Bourne End and Cookham visited our club to give a presentation on the […]
Naomi Riches begins her journey to row down the River Thames for the #165Challenge. She rows 165 miles as she attempts the Guinness World Record of Fastest Time to row the River Thames by single scull.
On Saturday 17th September 2016, Paralympic Gold Medalist Naomi Riches will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record as the fastest woman to row down the River Thames in a single scull. 165 miles from Lechlade to Gravesend Royal Pier.
The Oxfordshire-based mental health charity, Restore, has hosted another wonderful year of its Elder Stubbs Festival at the Elder Stubbs allotment. And once again, members of the Rotary Club of Oxford Spires volunteered their time at the event.
In this week’s club meeting we had two guest speakers; District Governor Joy Arnott and our very own Phil Shipman.