Latest news

  • New Lottery Launched
    Rotary Club Members have set up a monthly lottery to support local good causes. It costs from just £5.00 per number, per month. All applicants must be over 18 and must apply online here. In each monthly draw from August 2020 until July 2021, 50% of the lottery proceeds will be donated to the ...
  • Ending Polio
    In 1996, 75,000 children in Africa were paralysed by polio. August 2020, Africa has been declared free of wild polio. This is after decades of work by a coalition of international health bodies led by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the ...
  • A Sad Loss
    Several of our members have had the Coronavirus and some are still recovering, but sadly, a Past President and well loved member of our club, Peter Orpen, passed away in April from pneumonia, following a Covid19 infection. He was a dedicated Rotarian over many years, brought great energy to his ...
  • Coronavirus Cancellations
    Whilst the national lockdown has been lifted, current UK Government advice regarding the Coronavirus (Covid19 ) pandemic is still that people must limit their interaction outdoors. We are therefore compelled to cancel our events for the foreseeable future. The social distancing rules that came into ...
  • Young Musician District Final 2020
    Our club once again sponsored three talented competitors at the District Final of the Rotary Young Musician of the year. Lotte Pearl (17 years old) sang Vilja from the Merry Widow by Lehar and If I loved you from The Rogers and Hammerstein show Carousel. Lotte was highly commended by the judges in ...
  • Easter Egg Hunt 2020 – Cancelled
    This event has sadly had to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus crisis. The Young Musician District Final was one of the last events we were still able to attend. Are you free between 11am and 1pm on Good Friday 10th April, 2020.? Why not ‘hop’ down to the annual Rotary EASTER EGG ...
  • Kids Out 2020 – Cancelled
    Sadly, this year Kids Out event has had to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus crisis, along with our Easter Egg Hunt, and most of the rest of the events we run or attend. It was due to be held on Wednesday 10th June. For anyone not familiar with this annual event, Rotary clubs across the UK ...
  • Cricket Day 2020 – Cancelled
    Sadly, the Cricket Day has had to be cancelled this year because of the Coronavirus, along with most of our other major events, like Kids Out. Come along to The 1st Central County Ground on Tuesday 15th September 2020 and join Hove Soiree Rotary Club members, sponsors and friends enjoying a fun ...
  • Big Band Concert – Postponed until 16th June 2021
    This event has been postponed until Wednesday 16th June 2021. Swing along with the Rotary Club of Brighton at an evening of Big Band Music with the British Philharmonic Big Band Ensemble and a special guest, Frank Cognoscenti, an uncanny soundalike and self-confessed Frank Sinatra enthusiast who ...
  • Over £7,000 raised.!
    Brighton & Hove Soiree Rotary Club spent Sunday 5th January 2020 collecting Christmas trees across Brighton and Hove to raise money for local charities.  Sponsoring the event for the third year running, Mishon Mackay’s staff and their families joined the teams alongside more than 70 volunteers ...
  • It’s a Wrap.!
    The city’s first Wrap Up Brighton & Hove coat collection campaign has come to a close and organisers have been overwhelmed by the generosity of commuters, shoppers, students and office workers. Over the three day campaign (11-13 November 2019), volunteers collected 2,126 coats and 820 ...
  • Hallowe’en 2019
    Hundreds of children are expected to be scared silly at the annual Rotary Hallowe’en Ghost Hunt at Hove’s Hangleton Manor on Thursday 31st October from 1630 to 1830. This very popular annual family event – now in its 10th year – is organised by Rotary in Brighton and Hove. For ...
  • A Wonderful Cricket Day 2019
    Earlier in the week, Hove Soiree members attended this year’s ‘Where Cricket Meets Rotary’ lunch at Sussex County Cricket Club. The annual lunch, that also included more than 150 other guests, was organised by Brighton & Hove Soiree Rotary Club and supported by staff from Mishon Mackay.  It ...
  • Motorcycle Run
    The ever popular Engineerium Motorcycle Run open to classic, vintage and modern motorcycles, Sunday April 14th, registration from 0900, entry fee only £12. Entry forms and details at https://sbmoc.vpweb.co.uk/ Starts at Blatchington Mill School, Nevill Ave, Hove BN3 7NB...
  • 100th WW1 Armistice Celebration
    November 11th 2018 saw the 100th anniversary of the armistice and the end of the Great War. Rotary clubs across Brighton and Hove came together to celebrate this with an evening based on the local effects of the war and the experiences of people involved.  There was a harrowing presentation from ...
  • Motorcycle Run
    Things are revving up nicely for the annual Classic and modern motorcycle run leaving from Blatchington Mill School on Sunday 22 April. If you would like to get involved get in touch with contact John King 07702 596248 – king.john17@sky.com...
  • Fundraising for teachers
    Cheese and Wine Fundraising for teacher salaries in Zanzibar...
  • Theatre Royal young writers
    Theatre Royal Brighton Young Writers is an exciting partnership project between New Writing South and Theatre Royal Brighton for young writers aged 16 – 25 who are passionate about writing and Theatre, which the Brighton and Hove Soiree Rotary Club has sponsored. Now in its fifth year, the ...
  • Young musician competition
    A couple of firsts with the amazing Young Writers and Young Musicians Competitions. Berniya Hamie from Hove has won the Rotary District 1145 Final of the Rotary Young Musician Competition 2108. The competition was held at St Catherine’s School in Bramley. As a result she has qualified for the ...
  • Join us for summer cricket
    This is one of our big events where anything from £7k to £12k is raised for local causes. We are pleased to announce too that our main sponsor is the Hove branch of Swedish bank Handelsbanken. This year we also welcome our brand new guest speaker Brighton’s very own king of comedy Stephen Grant. It ...