Charter Night, Crown Hotel, Harrogate - 25 April 2018

Charter1 18Charter2 18Charter4 18Charter5 18Charter6 18Charter3 18BRIGANTES CELEBRATE 38 YEARS OF SERVICE

The Club celebrated its 38th birthday at a special Charter dinner at the Crown Hotel on Tuesday 24th April.  54 people attended, including Club members and partners, Rotarians from other local Clubs, officers from District 1040 and, most importantly  some of those local business people and philanthropists who help the Club to help others, including Chris England of Harrogate-based energy company CNG.

Speaker Stuart O'Rourke - 27 March 2018

Stuart O’Rourke is part of Estio Training, dealing with apprenticeships and is Operation/Director in IT training. He deals with Modern Day Apprenticeships and has many years’ experience in this field. Stuart outlined Government Funding and the Levy in respect of companies.

Speaker Richard Smith - 20 March 2018

Richard joined Brigantes after being a member of Otley Chevin Rotary Club, having been there for many years. This evening, he provided a biography stretching from his early years in Bradford and moving along a career which included a considerable number of acting positions.


RoundT3 17RoundT4 17Harrogate Round Table Charity Beer & Music Festival was held at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate. The event taking place on Friday 16 March: 2pm Exclusive Sponsors Only - 7pm to 11.30pm public entry. Saturday 17 March: 2.30pm to 11.30pm - BIG SCREEN - England vs. Ireland 6 Nations.

 Harrogate Brigantes Rotary Club provided 12 volunteer members and friends to work behind the bars, with Round Table members and other volunteers serving visitors with beers and other drinks. This was an excellent event which was extremely enjoyable and well attended. Well Done Harrogate Round Table.

Brigantes Welcome Two New Members - 27 February 2018

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President Howard Rayner welcomed two new members to our Club: Bill O'Rourke and Richard Smith. Richard had previously been a member of Rotary Club Otley Chevin and he transferred to Brigantes, having moved to Harrogate area.  Both are a welcome addition to our Club.

Speaker John Waterhouse 'The Universe' 6 March 2018

Albert Einstein  in 1921

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This evening was particularly special, with Rtn John Waterhouse providing us with an in-depth account of the scientific investigations and discoveries in ‘The Universe’. John’s exceptional knowledge included references to Stephen Hawking, Professor Brian Cox, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, and Sir Fred Hoyle all of whom took scientific discovery to a new level.