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Meeting DateSpeakerSubject
12th July 2018Milena Kavrakova, cellist, composer, RotarianMilena will play her own compositions based on Northamptonshire folk tunes
2nd August 2018David Barrow, Award winning illustrator and authorThe creative process of illustrating and creating books
16th August 2018Andy Routledge, Theatre Director 60 Miles by Road or Rail theatre and heritage project
23rd August 2018Pam Wood, Fitness instructorClasses for people recovering from illness or those that haven't exercised in a long time.
6th September 2018Maggie Allan, Ghost writerThe creative process of writing on behalf of others
20th September 2018Brainstorming sessionNo guest speaker. Brainstorming session on how our club can help the elderly in our community.
4th October 2018Alan WolstencroftAlan will talk about AlansAfrica.
25th October 2018Dick Parsley & Mike JacksonDick Parsley and Mike Jackson will talk about the benefits of Hydrotherapy for polio survivors.
1st November 2018John Miles, RotarianJohn Miles will talk about Global Sight Solutions.
8th November 2018RYLA candidatesRYLA candidates Holly, Jacob and Simon will talk about their experience.
15th November 2018Vicky Ryan & guestVicky will talk about Hearing dogs.
22nd November 2018Jo Green, Director of Safety centreJo will talk about her work at the Safety centre (purpose-built interactive education centre for children).
29th November 2018Jo Blake, StorytellerJo will talk about the art of storytelling.
3rd January 2019Suzi McClernon, carerSuzi will talk about her experience as a carer for her autistic son.
17th January 2019Gareth Lugar-MawsonJudge Gareth Lugar-Mawson will talk about Hong Kong.
24th January 2019Carrie Wilkes, PhotographerCarrie will talk about her work as a Photographer.
31st January 2019David Price, Speaker, LecturerThe title of David's talk is "Kicks and Frills. The story of the French Cancan"
7th February 2019Steph Jones, Rotarian, Neonatal nurseRotarian Steph Jones will talk about her volunteer work in Ukraine.
21st February 2019Julia Doherty, founder of Adventure GeekJulia will talk about her Adventure Geek work. Life lessons learned from a hike across Spain.
7th March 2019Anne Webb, President of U3AAnne will talk about how Aquafresh came to be.
21st March 2019Sue Wright, British Red CrossSue Wright will talk about the work of British Red Cross.
4th April 2019GR Dix, Scientist and Author of children's booksGR Dix will talk about his work as a scientist and author of children's books.
11th April 2019 Rotarian Howard WinfieldHoward will talk about the formation of a Rotary Satellite club.
18th April 2019"North by Northwest" Join us for film viewing at Film House Northampton.
25th April 2019Brackley Rotarian Walter ButterfieldWalter's talk title is "From the Vet's diary"
2nd May 2019Rotarian John Eves, authorJohn will talk about the creative process of writing his book "East Coast Blues- a 1960s Odyssey".
23rd May 2019Anita Smith, Bansang Hospital AppealAnita will talk about the Bansang Hospital Appeal.
30th May 2019Don MartinDiving and Shipwrecks
6th June 2019Laura Harden, MInstFR (Cert) Community, Corporate and Events Fundraiser Laura will talk about The Firefighters Charity
20th June 2019Peter Stratton, Royal British LegionThe title of the talk is "November 11th 1918 - what came next ?" Peter will talk about both the Armistice and the Peace Treaty, but most importantly about the seven months in between.
4th July 2019Phil Godfrey, raising awareness of APSPhil has travelled around the British Isles during the last 2.5 years, in order to raise awareness, Travelling, so far, some 25,000 miles, and spoken to currently 88 Rotary and inner Wheel Clubs
11th July 2019Sam and Rob Melia, Bwengu projects MilawiSam and Rob Melia will talk about their work in Africa.
18th July 2019Anna Day, CEO of The Mlambe projectAnna Day will talk about The Mlambe project which aims to provide sustainable livelihoods and high-quality education to Malawian people using innovative, low-cost and high-impact methods.
15th August 2019Carl McGregorCarl McGregor will talk about SMART Pickwick- Self-management and Recovery group. The group supports people who face and/or are concerned with addiction or unhealthy compulsions such as alcohol, drugs, eating disorders or mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
5th September 2019Rotarian Frank Kelly"A computer and a company" Frank will talk about his professional journey.
12th September 2019Claire Francis, Humanimal TrustClaire will talk about Humanimal Trust.
19th September 2019Graham SloperAuthor Graham Sloper will talk about his creative process.
3rd October 2019Avril Servat Topic to be confirmed
10th October 2019James Toal, Wrestler"The makings of a professional wrestler" James will talk about his journey from his interest in writing professionally for a magazine to taking his first step into the wrestling world as an athlete/performer.
7th November 2019Dave Weston, DetectiveDave Weston will talk about his work as a detective.
14th NovemberRYLA candidatesRYLA candidates will talk about their experience
21st NovemberRotary speakersRotary speakers will talk about environmental projects.
2nd January 2020Graham Brack, crime authorGraham Brack will talk about his creative process as a writer of crime novels.
9th January 2020Sheila BrownSheila will talk about her work for Zimbabwe Maternity Hospital.
23rd January 2020Donna Lowe, NutritionistNutrition
30th January 2020Sarah Vaness, author and Alzheimer's championTBA
6th February 2020Alice LyonVolunteering project in Indonesia
13th February 2020Sam Moinet, student success coachTBA
5th March 2020Cheryl Kennedy, Confident kids founderTBA