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Rotary Club of Blackpool Palatine - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Womens International Day

Diane Glister and Friends of Rotary attended the recent International Women's day in Blackpool



President Gary Pretty and chair of fundraising Diane Glister handing over Christmas presents to Streetlife to give to homeless youngsters


World Circus Day

Blackpool Tower Circus celebrated World Circus Day


President's Installation 2017

Diane Glister's induction as President of Blackpool Palatine Rotary Club 2016/17


Special Schools Music Festival

The Special Schools Music Festival is a yearly event organised by the Superintendent Gerald Richardson Memorial Youth Trust


Youth Talent Show

Blackpool Palatine Rotary Club Youth Talent Show at Blackpool Tower


About us

Welcome to the Web Site of Blackpool Palatine Rotary Club

Blackpool Palatine Rotary Club comprises of men and women with the same vision - to help others with a focus of service above self. Members provide service to both local and international communities with the opportunity to do something special for somebody else with a sense of personal self-fulfilment.

Rotary is:

  • A world wide organisation with 32,000 clubs in over 200 countries
  • Fun, it is there to be enjoyed
  • There to provide friendship and fellowship
  • For people who like people; it develops personality, social and people skills.
  • Richly Rewarding.

Are you interested? Would you like to know more?

Come and visit us at one of our meetings. You would be made very welcome and who knows it could be the start of a very rich and rewarding chapter in your life.

For more information please contact David Williamson on 01253 591510 or 07914367910. We look forward to meeting you.

The following local charities/organisations have benefitted from donations made by The Rotary Club of Blackpool Palatine in the last 3 years

Windmill Group - Life Education Centres - NW Air Ambulance - Blackpool Tiggers Play Inclusion  Project - Rosemere Cancer Foundation - Home Start - Cheetahs Sports Wheels Chairs)                Army Benevolent Fund - Trinity Hospice - Brian House            Blackpool Women's Centre -The Rock - Blackpool 6th Form College - RNLI - 177 Sqn. ATC - Outward Bound TrustBarnardo's
Addiction Dependency Solutions -  Crimestoppers - Aspired Futures
Park SchoolBridge Project (Salvation Army) - Calvert Trust
British Red Cross - 45th Blackpool Scouts - Kensington Toy Bank
Alzheimer's Society - Sarcoma Education Research Fund             Merlin's Magic Wand - Fleetwood Food Bank                         Blackpool Ladies Sick Poor Association - Homeless Action














Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 21st November 19.30

Social/Out Night Host Gary

Tuesday 28th November 19.30

Dinner - Speaker Night Ken McKay

Tuesday 5th December 19.30

Special General Meeting

Tuesday 12th December 19.30

Dinner - Speaker Michael Loomes

Tuesday 19th December 19.30

Christmas Party Terry Harrison

future events completed calendar district events local events

Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Rotary Young Citizen Awards

Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.

Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017

Find out more about Rotary fighting disease

Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 1900 for 1930 hrs
(See Home Page For changes to Regular dates Blackpool Palatine Secretary: Howard Gent Tel: 01253 726268 e mail: howard.gent@btinternet.com)
The Cliffs Hotel, Queens Promenade, North Shore, Blackpool, Lancs FY2 9SG  01253 595559