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Rotary Club of Wirksworth - 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.

Aquabox Response To Indonesia Tsunami


Latest news on sending aid following the devastating tsunami

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Helping Young People


Promoting the development of young people in our community

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Young Technologist Award


President Pam presents Lewis Jack with our inaugural Young Technologist award

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Community Activities


Serving our local community through our varied projects

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T'Owd Man Race


Wirksworth Rotarians help to marshal local off-road run

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End Polio Now Walk


Wirksworth Rotarians take part in sponsored walk in aid of the End Polio Now campaign

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About us

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Wirksworth 

The Rotary Club of Wirksworth was chartered in July 1948 and currently has 26 members.  We meet on Thursdays at 7pm at Waltham House, St John’s Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DT. There is normally a speaker at each meeting covering a wide range of interesting topics, with the exception of the first Thursday of each month when we have a Business Meeting.

The Club is very active helping local good causes in Wirksworth and the surrounding area, and each year raises thousands of pounds for the benefit of the local community, as well as in support of wider life-changing projects both here in the UK and internationally.


If you would like to know more about the Club and our activities, please look at the 'What We Do' pages from the menu above.  We welcome new members, both men and women, and would be very pleased to hear from you.  Please use the Contact link at the top of the page to get in touch.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 18th October 19.00

Club Meeting


Our guests will be talking about their visit to the East African Monkey Sanctuary

Thursday 25th October 19.00

Club Meeting


Paul Heppleston describes what music has brought to his life, with musical accompaniment

Thursday 1st November 19.00

Council/Business Meeting


Thursday 8th November 19.00

Club Meeting


Roger Shelley updates us on the new Wirksworth Heritage Centre, preceded by a tour of the Centre at 6pm

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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.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities


Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 7pm
Waltham House, St. John's Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DT

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