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Christmas Collection

Santa and his sleigh collecting for good causes at Christmas


Apply for Funding

Complete an application form for consideration of a donation from the proceeds of our fund raising activities


The Big Quiz 2019 Saturday 2nd March

This popular annual quiz in aid of local charities.


Brentwood Half Marathon and Fun Run

37th running of the largest event of it's kind in Essex


Donation of nebulisers to Basildon hospital

Six nebulisers donated to Basildon and Orsett hospitals to help patients with respiratory condition.


Donation to Saint Francis Hospice

£11,500 donation to Saint Francis Hospice


About us

  • The Club was chartered in 1980, sponsored by The Rotary Club of Brentwood and The Rotary Club of Shenfield and Hutton. It started with 26 founder members,  meeting  on Monday evenings, initially at the Coffee Pot Restaurant and soon after, at the Post House Hotel in Brentwood.

  • The formation of the club was part of a trend in Rotary in the late 1970’s to establish evening clubs to cater for the changing nature of business, and for those who worked out of the area and could not attend meetings at lunch time.

  • The name of the club, Brentwood à Becket, is a reflection of Brentwood’s early history as a stopover for pilgrims as they journeyed between Canterbury and the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. Thomas à Becket was martyred in Canterbury and Brentwood now contains the ruins of a chapel dedicated to him and founded by one of the abbots of St. Osyths. (For more information on Thomas à Becket, click on this link.  Thomas Becket )

  • The club membership stands at around 35, including some of the original founder members. This a lively, active and successful club with a growing membership. If you are interested to learn more about the club please contact us on   becketrotary@gmail.com

  • The club meets at the Marygreen Manor Hotel in Brentwood, previously known as The Moat House Hotel.

  • Brentwood à Becket Rotary Club is a service organization, in common with Rotary Clubs worldwide. It supports many local organizations and charities either by raising funds or direct assistance from the members, their families and friends.

  • Our major fund raising event is the Brentwood Charity Half Marathon and Fun Run. This is a major event in the Brentwood calendar and is now in its 37th year, raising well over £2 million for charity. It takes place in March, and full details can be found by going to the dedicated web site at www.brentwoodhalf.org

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 25th February 19.00

Speaker Meeting- International

Peter Montgomery - Mercy Ships

Saturday 2nd March 19.00

Annual Quiz

One of the largest Quizzes in the area. Will take place at the Anglo European School, Ingatestone

Monday 4th March 22.00

Charter Night

Speaker TBA

Monday 11th March 19.00

HMFR Organisation Meeting

HMFR Organisation meeting

Sunday 17th March 14.00

Sportstiks Brentwood Half Marathon and Fun Run

37th running of the Brentwood Half Marathon and Fun Run. Largest event of its kind in Essex.


Monday 18th March 19.00

Business Meeting

Monthly business meeting

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood, We meet on Mondays at 19.00 for 19.30
(No meeting on Bank Holidays)
Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood, CM14 4NR  01277 225252

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