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Burns Night at The Poacher

A really enjoyable evening celebrating Burns Night at The Poacher in Portishead. Thanks to our wonderful piper and to the Poacher staff for excellent food!

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Debbie Brookes: "The Secret Wave" : Writing a book and self-publishing

Local author and illustrator, Debbie Brookes, shared with us how she took her book from concept to writing and eventual self-publishing. We were able to see (and buy) copies of the finished book "The Secret Wave"  which is suitable for older children and young teenagers. It is an endearing fantasy novel with a relatable storyline. […]

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Christmas Breakfast and Charity Cheque Presentation

Our Christmas Celebration Breakfast was last Thursday morning at The Poacher in Portishead. Members performed their festive party pieces and charity donation cheques were presented to Jessie May Trust and St. Peter's Hospice.  

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Kids Out with Santa

Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club joined Santa at Portishead Children's Centre to provide a party lunch for local children.

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Christmas Trolley Dash Winner

Congratulations to Peter Stephens who won our £200 Trolley Dash Draw at Sainsbury's Store in Portishead! Thank you to everyone who supported the draw, which has raised over £1000 for our charities and good causes!

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Christmas Hamper Winner at The Ship, Portishead (and Second Hamper)

Congratulations to George Martin who won our Christmas Hamper at The Ship. The draw took place earlier than planned as all tickets were sold so quickly. A huge thanks to everyone who bought tickets, Landlord Vic for hosting and Aldi, Iceland, Lidl, Portishead Motorcare, Sainsbury’s and The Port for their kind donations without which the […]

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Last Night of the Proms!

A huge thanks to everyone who supported our sell-out "Last Night of the Proms" last night! An excellent evening with Westbury Park Orchestra, The North Somerset Good Afternoon Choir and, guest soloist, Verity Huntley. Our conductor was Ben England. The evening raised over £2,000 for charities. Thank you!

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Rotary Remembers

Members of Portishead Rotary and Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club were pleased to act as road marshals for today's British Legion Remembrance Parade in Portishead

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New Members

We are delighted to welcome three new members to the club: Peta Cox, Mike Cox and Jan Grimshaw. We all look forward to working with you!

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Chris Sperring: Wilding and Protecting our Environment

Huge thanks to Chris Sperring, presenter and conservationist, for an excellent presentation on wilding and protecting our environment and the species that it supports.

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Charity Golf Day September 2019

What a fantastic day at Bristol and Clifton Golf Club...even the weather was perfect with a warm sunny day! Well done to Handelsbanken Portishead (highest team score) & Mark (longest drive, nearest the pin & highest individual score!). Thank you to all the teams who entered who help us raise over £1k for the Jessie […]

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Cheque Presentation to Nicola Corry Support Foundation

The Club was delighted to be able to present Mary Pearce from the Nicola Corry Support Foundation with a cheque for £500 at our breakfast meeting this morning. This money was raised during our recent ‘Music on a Summers Eve’ concert at which tenor Ben Makisi performed.

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President's Supper and Cheque Presentations

The club held a very enjoyable President's Supper at the Poacher in Portishead last night. This was the first Supper of Jenny's Presidency. Food was excellent and a great evening was enjoyed by all. Ben and Maina Makisi, who both performed at our Music for a Summer's Eve concert raising £3250, also joined us as […]

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Music on a Summer's Eve

Operatic Tenor, Ben Makisi, sang to a packed house at St. Peter's Church. Ben was accompanied by the gifted pianist, Matthew McCombie, who also performed some solo pieces. Ben's wife, Maina, joined him in the second half of the programme to perform some traditional songs. The evening was enjoyed by all and raised significant funds […]

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GBRC Fairground Games out for Portishead Raft Race

The Club took our fairground games, designed and built with Gordano pupils taking their Duke of Edinburgh awards, to the Raft Race today at Portishead Lake Grounds. Another beautiful day in Portishead!

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& Rotary Club of Gordano Breakfast Trust Fund (Charity Number: 1179753)
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