Scottish Parliament Visit – 7 June 2018

The sun shone on the decent-sized party of members and friends who clambered aboard the bus at the Savoy Park for a trip to the Scottish Parliament. We were welcomed there by club member John Scott MSP and his PA, Gillian who, quietly and efficiently, made sure we were well looked after from beginning to end. The visit ... More

Ayr Rotary Showcase Event at Dobbies

Ayr Rotary Club are holding an open morning in Dobbies conservatory on Saturday 24th February from 10.00 to 12.30. Visitors will able to view the numerous projects which the Club undertake, including Aquabox the Scottish Poppy Appeal, the Ayrshire Coastal Path maintenance, Treasure Chest and Message in a Bottle and gain ... More

Burns Supper – 23 January 2018

Around sixty members and guests attended our annual Burns Supper at the Savoy Park Hotel. Into the company of the (nearly) great and the (mostly) good, we welcomed surprise Canadian visitors John Hutchison and Margaret Watkins from Vancouver and Mary Johnston from North Lincolnshire. Piper Leslie Wilson and our favourite ... More

Christmas Quiz – 19 December 2017

Our annual quiz evening began with a piece of poetry delivered by President Craig – something to do with an injured toe! It finished with a vote of thanks by Kenneth Dickie – something about two cows and a milk tanker! Our three guests that evening (Andrew Muirhead, Douglas Brown and Louden McAndrew) could be forgiven ... More

Partners Evening – 11 December 2017

Well what a night of fun. friendship, awards and entertainment we had, hosted by oor secretary Douglas. A glass of Prosecco greeted everyone to get the evening underway and the Savoy Park Hotel, with Mary, Geoff and staff on hand, provided a most enjoyable three-course meal followed by coffee, mince pies & mints.   ... More

Strictly Rotary (and friends) – 9 November 2017

Well! What a night we had last Thursday. Eat your hearts out Anton du Beke and Darcy Bussell! Ayr Rotary Club are on the dance floor! Those of us who had the courage (or audacity) to look out these old dance shoes and take to the floor were rewarded with an evening of performance, passion and (let’s be honest) ... More

Pumpkin Parade – 31 October 2017

Club members excelled themselves on Tuesday evening by exhibiting their pumpkin lantern efforts whilst hiding behind a variety of Halloween masks. One member was heard to remark that the scariness level of the pumpkin table was closely matched by some of the other tables where members were wearing no masks. The pumpkin ... More

Annual Croquet Competition Sun 9 July 2017

Watching heavily laden skies, eager to begin our annual croquet competition, a large group of Ayr Rotarians and friends tucked into the usual high quality Savoy Park Hotel fare complemented by copious bowls of summer (!) salads and tasty desserts which were supplied by members and guests. When there was a break in the ... More

Wine Tasting 30 June 2017

  Ayr Rotary Club is well known for enjoying a wine tasting evening. Experts and novices claim to know their wines, and after a few different examples, their claims become stronger! Majestic Wine in Ayr is an excellent venue for a convivial evening, with delicious snack food provided by Jacquie Wilson ... More

Tuesday 24th January, Burns Night

In came the Haggis held aloft by the Savoy Park head chef David Gibson, through the standing assembled company at a slow and stately pace accompanied by 'A Man's a Man for A That' on the pipes, resounding to synchronised clapping of the audience, in the packed room at the Savoy Park Hotel. Thereafter, Alistair Tyre ... More