After many months of having club meetings in a temporary location, Oxford Spires Rotary has a new permanent location!
On the 1st of July, we started the year off with a fantastic day at Cowley Road Carnival. There were 50,000 people expected and the sun was shining making it a very special day.
Organised by the Rotary Club of Abingdon Vesper, the Abingdon Food & Drink Festival will return to the fantastic riverside location at Rye Farm Meadow on 23rd June 2018. Entry is just £5 with under 12s free, and on-site parking is free too! More details can be found at https://www.abingdonfoodfestival.org.uk/
On Sunday 2nd July The Cowley Road Carnival was in full swing, and Rotary made its presence felt at the street festivities.
This Year’s Winner of the President’s Star Award is our Speaker organiser and membership officer, Graham Rayner.
On the 28th of February, we were very lucky to have Peter Burton come along to talk to us about the Aeronautical History of Oxfordshire. It was a lively meeting with a lot of discussions.
On the 16th of December we commenced our yearly night of carol singing around venues around Woodstock in aid of a chosen charity.
What does one member of the club have to do with murder? Well today club member Carol gave us a presentation on how investigating her family tree revealed a fascinating story of murder.
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.