Rotary Club of Reading Maiden Erlegh Club Diary

Tuesday 6th August

We will be discussing the Business side of our Rotary activities.

Tuesday 13th August

Liz Gray is a travel ad safety trainer, risk management advisor, event manager and school trip consultant.  She has taken many students abroad to work on projects.  Her talk is entitled " Are we nearly there yet?  Travelling the world with other people's children."

Tuesday 20th August

Rotary are a social bunch, so at least once a year we cancel our usual Tuesday Meeting so that Members can go off and visit other Rotary Clubs.

Tuesday 27th August

Our own Tim Pascall is going to helps us to understand cryptocurrency.

Tuesday 3rd September

The Reading Charity Art Fair ( will be raising money for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.  Tonight we will learn more about their work.

Tuesday 10th September

Tonight we will be raising and discussing the business side of Rotary

Tuesday 17th September

April McCoig from Thames Valley Police and Nicola Bell, Programme Manager from Victims First Willow Project, will be talking about Modern Slavery in the Thames Valley area.


Tuesday 24th September

Richard Bennett DL (Chair of  Reading Civic Society) will be talking about the  Reading Civic Society featuring the developments which are planned in the centre of Reading over the next 5 years plus a bit of background of RCS and also  Heritage Open Days.

Tuesday 1 October

Dananjaya Silva is MD of his family tea company P.M. David Silva & Sons which has been involved with the Ceylon tea trade since the days of the Raj. His talk is entitled The History for the tea trade and its significance in Britain.

Tuesday 8 October


Tuesday 15 October

Tonight we will be discussing the Business aspects of our Rotary Club activities.

Tuesday 29 October

Peer Productions' vision is to use theatre to genuinely change young people's lives. Ed Simpson is going to talk about how young people are enabled to change the way they think and to make positive life choices. Peer Production's work is made with, by and for young people and focuses on three interlinked strands of Identity, Crime Prevention and Health.
Clive Condie is a former CEO of Luton Airport and he will be giving us a talk about his time there.