Welcome to the Rotary Club of Guisborough & Great Ayton in the North East of England Below are pictures of some of the things we get up to. Page down through these to find out about us & more:-
Gt Ayton Village Fete Saturday 9th June 2018
The Club has purchased several Aquafilters which have gone out to countries where water purification is urgently needed. These will be demonstrated at Gt Ayton village Fete on Saturday 9 June 2018details
Purple for Polio
Every year Rotarians plant crocus bulbs in order to raise funds to eradicate Polio Worldwide - We are nearly there. In 2018 we planted in Great Ayton & at James Cook Hospitaldetails
Games for Disabled People
Every July many Rotary Clubs host an event at Eston Sports Centre where people with disabilities are welcomed and partake in various sports - Football Cricket Archery Swimming Darts and much more. They can win prizes & get a free T-shirtdetails
Rotary Youth Leaders Awards Camp
Every year in August our club, along with other clubs, sponsor candidates to this outward bound type event. Aged 13 to 30? speak to a Rotariandetails
Visit to Teesside Barrage & meal at Tarpole Inn
A visit around the Barrage Control Room and the barrage sitedetails
Guisborough Beer Festival
Held at Bow Street Hall in Guisborough every year on the Friday & Saturday after Easter 30+ real ales to enjoy plus ciders, perry and local fruit wines. Come and sample our award winning steak & ale pies and lots more. Entertainment on Saturday eveningdetails
We are a club serving not only the market towns of Guisborough & that of Gt Ayton on either side of the picturesque Roseberry Topping on the Cleveland Hills, but also the many villages and communities surrounding those two towns. (The Club is striving to help local people in villages such as Lingdale, Boosebeck, Margrove Park, Charltons, Pinchinthorpe & Newton under Roseberry.).
Guisborough is the ancient capital of Cleveland and is noted for its lovely 14th Century Gothic Priory.
Great Ayton village was the boyhood home of Captain James Cook, the British explorer & navigator.
The Club & what we do
Founded in 1965 we have members who volunteer their skills. talents & expertise to benefit many local & international communities. Over the years the club has raised and distributed many thousands of pounds and instigated many local projects and, through the worldwide network of Rotary International, helped many overseas projects.
The club meets usually on a Thursday evenung in the beautiful setting of Gisborough Hall. Guests & prospective members & members of other Rotary clubs are always welcome. (guisboroughrotary.org.uk). We frequesntly invite speakers to meetins to talk on subjects of iocal interest which are topical at the time. We also have a number of visits to places of interest: industry, business, shows, theatre & community projects. We also have links with Nunthorpe School where an Interact branch has been set up. Interact is Rotay International's service club for young people aged 12 to 18.
Please also take a look at our Facebook pages to see what we have been doing in the past few months.
You may like to support us or join us. To find out more email our current President, Angela Etwell - firstname.lastname@example.org
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 have a varied programme of meetings usually on a Thursday but not always. Meetings are shown on our front web-page. Please check with Secretary Brian on 01642 274911)
Gisborough Hall, Whitby Lane, Guisborough, TS14 6PT 01287 611500