Rolling Calendar 2014-2015


This Calendar will be amended and added to as we receive more information on events during the year. So it will be your Master Guide to what is happening and when at the Rotary Club of Bangor.

Feel free to let me know if you would like to add any information. Gavin Walker 9147-2119 or gavin(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)


Meet & Greet Team: Jack Watson, George Lyle

April 1

  1. Speaker: Business Meeting
  2. Lunch: Roast Pork with Thyme Jus

April 8

  1. Speaker:
  2. Lunch: Savoury Mince Pie

April 15

  1. Speaker: Maria McGilly, District Vocational Services Chair
  2. Lunch: Pan Seared Chicken and Mushroom Sauce

April 22

  1. Speaker: Oscar Ross, Sherlock Holmes Society, “Conan Doyle in Belfast” (this is about Conan Doyle’s 1925 visit and will take in the “Literary talk” to the Belfast Rotary Club). Guests and visitors would be most welcome.
  2. Lunch: Grilled Gammon with Pineapple


  1. Rotary Club of Bangor AGM 5.30-6pm followed by tea and speaker.
  2. Speaker: Our speaker is Ian Sinclair who is a lifelong railway enthusiast and will speak on the 150th anniversary of the railway reaching Bangor  in May 1865.
  3. Tea: Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding


Meet & Greet Team: David Sloan, Stanton Adair

May 6

  1. Speaker:Business Meeting
  2. Lunch:  Chicken Goujons

May 13

  1. Speaker: Prof Desmond Rea has published and will speak to his new book, “Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?”
  2. Lunch:  Chilli Con Carne and Rice

May 20

  1. Speaker: Linda Erwin, The Miracle that is Turas (click here for information)
  2. Lunch: Baked Irish ham and White Wine Sauce

May 27

  1. Rotary Club of Bangor Assembly
  2. Tea: Roast Beef and Pepper Sauce

SPECIAL EVENT – President’s Night May 29

President’s Night will be in Bangor Golf Club this year and will be a celebration to be remembered. Partners welcome as always.


Meet & Greet Team: Stewart Borland, Stanley Smith

June 3

  1. Speaker:Business Meeting
  2. Lunch: BBQ Chicken Breast

SPECIAL EVENT – Thursday 4th June

Visit to Bangor Castle Walled Garden  with guided tour and refreshments in cafe – 10.00 (t.b.c.)  No charge for tour. Partners welcome..

June 10

  1. Speaker:
  2. Lunch:


Outing to Daisy Lodge near Newcastle. Lunch and usual meeting there with time in Newcastle afterwards. Approx. 10.00am until 5pm(t.b.c.) Again partners welcome. (Please note: This event is instead of the weekly meeting)


  1. Please note this change in the calendar and make a note to attend to give our new President a rip-roaring welcome to his new position!
  2. Tea:  Breaded Scampi Peas and Salad

July & August

It’s the summertime, baby, and the feelin’ is good – so it’s salads for everybody!

Meet & Greet Teams

  1. Please remember that if you are unable to fulfill your door duty it is your responsibility to arrange a swap with another member.
  2. Please ensure hand over of locker keys at the end of month to incoming team.
  3. Any questions, please contact Stewart Borland 9127 1403.


If you need to contact the caterer please contact them here  9127 0922 for alternative menu if required