Held on Sunday 18th June 2017 at Cromford Meadows, the show is held by Matlock Rotary Club in conjunction with Matlock Rugby Club.
It is a beautiful setting near the historic Arkwright Mills and picturesque Cromford Canal.
Open 10.00am to 4.00pm. Refreshments, auto jumble, craft & art stalls, children’s rides.
The Rugby Club Bar is open during the show.
Entry is £5.00 per exhibiting car, including driver and 1 passenger, public price £5.00 per adult with under 12s free, ample free parking.
Proceeds for Local Charities and the Rugby Club.
More details on www.cromfordclassics.co.uk.
Matlock Rotary’s annual Dovedale Dipper takes place on Sunday 6th August 2017. Set in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District choose between either a 26-mile run or walk or a shorter 15 mile run or ramble around Hartington.
This year all proceeds will go to RNLI Whitby.
Full details and how to register on the Matlock Rotary website
Sheffield Vulcan RC are holding their annual motor show in Sheffield City Centre on Saturday June 3, 9-00 to 5-00 and Sunday June 4th 9-00 to 4-00.
As well as 53 cars from 11 manufacturers, there will be a Fire Appliance, Edale Mountain Rescue Vehicle, IAM, Sheffield College Motor Vehicle apprentices, one or two older cars and a TUK TUK.
It is also hoped that The Red Arrows or an aircraft from BBMF will fly over (details to be announced later). This is a free event on the City Centre Pedestrian Precincts.
Seven local charities and Rotary will benefit from this event.
Photos from the 2016 event
The first ever Charity Quiz Night organised by the recently-formed Rotary Satellite Club of Chesterfield has raised £630 to be shared by three local charities:- Ashgate Hospicecare, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, and Wirksworth based Rotary Aquabox, which is a leading provider of clean water and other humanitarian aid to disasters around the World.
The first winners of the new Challenge Trophy was ‘The Fab Five’.
The fun event, supported by around 100 people, was held at the Fox & Goose on Thursday 17 November 2016 and was organised by rotarian Paul Davies of the Satellite Club.
Long Eaton Dawnbreakers are holding an International Fundraising Evening at The Chandelier Indian Restaurant in Long Eaton on Tuesday 29th November starting at 7.00pm.
The evening will include a talk by Rotarian and Consultant Surgeon from Derby Royal Hospital, Syed Iftikhar about his work with a hospital in Pakistan.
Funds from the evening will also go towards projects we support in Ghana and Fiji.
Tickets are just £15 and include a 3 course Indian Meal. Booking in advance required through Rotarian Leon Wade on 07989 959748 or firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at Fugue Music in Long Eaton.
Three local charities have shared the proceeds from the successful Eckington Classic Car & Bike Show organised by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield at Renishaw Hall in June each year.
Ashgate Hospicecare, Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospital, and Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity have this year each received £2,900 each as a result of this popular event.
The latest presentation was made to Lynn Jones, community fundraiser for Ashgate Hospicecare, at the October meeting of the newly-formed Rotary Satellite Club of Chesterfield, whose membership of younger professionals helped steward the event.
Pictured are Lynn Jones with satellite club chairman Peter Blant, satellite club secretary John Nettleship (right), and car show main organiser Alan Clarke (left).
The Rotary Satellite Club of Chesterfield meets on the last Wednesday of each month at Bramption Manor, Chesterfield (5.30pm). To enquire about membership contact secretary John Nettleship on 01246 555111.
The date of the 2017 Eckington Classic Car & Bike Show has already been announced, it will be held at Renishaw Hall on Wednesday 14 June 2017.
An Art Exhibition has been commended for showcasing the creative work of talented local students from eight senior schools in Chesterfield.
Local people flocked to see over 500 high-quality and diverse art exhibits on display at St Andrews United Reformed Church over the weekend of 8th and 9th October 2016.
The successful event, organized jointly by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield in conjunction with local schools, was officially opened by the Mayor of Chesterfield, Cllr Steve Brunt, who congratulated the students and presented certificates.
The eight senior schools taking part were:- Brookfield, Hasland Hall, Outwood Academy Newbold, Netherthorpe, Parkside, Springwell College, St Mary’s Catholic High School, and Whittington Green.
Youngsters from local primary schools in the Chesterfield area took part in the annual Junior Verse-Speaking Competition, organised for the 29th year by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield.
The overall competition winner, who was presented with a trophy, was Ethan Woolley with his rendition of the poem Columbus.
All the entrants received a prize for their efforts. Competition judges were Chesterfield Rotary president Mike Cudzich-Madry, Chesterfield Inner Wheel past-president Margaret Mitchell, and local school teacher Judy Stone.
The event, which was held at Calow C of E Primary School on Tuesday 18 October 2016, was once again organised by Chesterfield Rotary past-president David Windle.
On 17th November, at the Village Inn at Ripley, the Rotary Club of Amber Valley are holding a Dads Army themed film night.
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A view from the 2015 event
An Art Exhibition is set to showcase the creative work of local students from nine senior schools in Chesterfield.
The event, organised by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield in conjunction with local schools, is being held for a second year at St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Newbold Road, Chesterfield on 8th and 9th October 2016 and will be officially opened by the Mayor of Chesterfield, Cllr Steve Brunt, at 10.00am on Saturday 8 October.
The nine schools planning to take part are: Brookfield, Hasland Hall, Outwood Academy Newbold, Netherthorpe, Parkside, Springwell College, St Mary’s Catholic High School, Tupton Hall, and Whittington Green. All students exhibiting will receive a certificate.
Exhibition opening times: Saturday 8 October 2016, from 10.00am to 4.00pm, and Sunday 9 October 2016 from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. Admission is free.
Building on the success of last year when five local schools took part, the art exhibition this year is expected to fully utilise all areas of St Andrews United Reformed Church, including for the first time the Church Sanctuary, as well as, the main church hall and its side rooms.
Main Rotary co-ordinator is rotarian Ian Gordon of the Rotary Club of Chesterfield.