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Evening Meeting With Amanda Mckean, Director Canterbury Festival

30th April 2024
Venue: Cricket Ground

Evening meeting with Amanda McKean, Director, Canterbury Festival.
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Lunchtime Meeting Agm & May Business Meeting

7th May 2024
Venue: Cricket Ground
Lunchtime meeting 12.30pm for 1pm meal Annual General Meeting to be followed by the May Business Meeting.
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Lord Mayor’s Christmas Collection 2014

The weather was kind this year for the annual street collection in the City Centre for the Lord Mayor of Canterbury’s Christmas Gift Fund and twenty-four members of our Club assisted in encouraging the passers-by to be generous in supporting this worthy cause. Some dressed more flamboyantly than others!!

A regular attender at this event was Roger Burville, who has participated for over 50 years and who brought a “digital” organ on this occasion. There was also an added attraction with stirring music from the band of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, who had offered to come in the morning to support the Lord Mayor. They soon drummed up a crowd, and over £1,000 was collected on that one day!

(Our Club has had an active involvement with the Christmas Gift Fund since 1952 when Harold Young, a Canterbury Rotarian at the time (and a one-time RIBI President), was instrumental in founding the Charity).

photos by Sheila Cragg & Robin Hendy – click or tap images to enlarge

 The mobile Digital Organ entertains and fascinates the children

 

The Band of the Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment

 

 Father Christmas (Harry Cragg) looking for donations

 

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St Lawrence Cricket Ground
Old Dover Road,
Canterbury, Kent,
CT1 3NZ,
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