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A Selection of Past Social Events 2020 to 2023

Poole Probus operates a varied social programme throughout the year. To view details of the 2024 programme please click here.  

Croquet and afternoon tea at East Dorset Croquet Club on 12 September 2023
An evening cruise to Wareham and Poole Fireworks on 10 August 2023

In good weather on 10th August the some seventy Club members, wives & partners and friends enjoyed a splendid evening cruise to Wareham for pub supper in The Bear and then returning to Poole for the marvellous Thursday fireworks display. 

A day at Salisbury Races  13th June 2023

In glorious weather Poole Probus  members and their friends  enjoyed a marvellous day at the races.  

Visit to Highgrove Garden, Gloucestershire  15th May 2023

Four Day Visit to the Dutch Bulb Fields 21st - 25th April 2023

Poole Probus members and friends enjoyed a memorable visit to the Dutch Bulb Fields

Visit to Bombay Sapphire Distillery & Silk Mill, Whitchurch  14th March 2023 
Spring Ladies Lunch   4th April 2023

Poole Harbour Cruise Summer 2022

On 11 August 2022 in glorious weather some 40 members with their wives and friends enjoyed an evening cruise and buffet aboard the Fortuna.  The cruise took in Poole harbour and Old Harry's Rocks. There was an outstanding sunset and a sturgeon moon the day before its peak.  As the cruise was drawing to close the weekly spectacular Poole Harbour fireworks display took place.  Click on the video opposite to enjoy the excellent video created by our Vice Chairman,  John Wootton.

Ladies Luncheon on 5 October 2021

40th Anniversary Luncheon on 21 January 2020

The Probus Club of Poole was formed by the Rotary Club of Poole in January 1980.    In celebration, of its 40th anniversary, the Club held, following its Annual General Meeting, a luncheon at The Connaught Hotel, Bournemouth on Tuesday 21st January 2020.  Our guests were Cllr. Marion Le Poidevin - Mayor of Poole, Mr David Le Poidevin - Mayor's Consort and Mr Fred Cartwright  President of the Rotary Club of Poole.

Forty four members and invited guests thoroughly enjoyed a excellent three course lunch served by maitre d'hotel, Nicky Rutieliano and his team.  Finally, the newly elected Chairman, Roger Martin, invited us to be upstanding and drink a toast of port to The Queen, Poole Rotary and to our Club's future.


A selection of photographs of those attending the event is displayed in the two galleries below. 

Cllr . Marion Le Poidevin, Mayor of Poole and  Mr David Poidevin, Mayor's  Consort (seated)

Chairman Mark Roach and Vice Chairman Roger Martin (Standing)

President of The Probus Club of Poole John Harrison

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