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Rotary Dorchester Casterbridge - 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.

Wine Tasting

"Call My Bluff" variation on Wine Tasting


Visit to Kenya

Barrie, Les and Richard visited Kenya to work on Rotary projects there


Club Handover 2017

Chris handing the reins to Les


Natural Disaster Collections

The Three Clubs in Dorchester worked together to raise money


Dorchester Marathon 27th May 2018

Following the success of the inaugural marathon the Dorchester Marathon and the Casterbridge Half will be re-run in May 2018


Visit to Water Projects in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal


About us

Casterbridge at District Conference Bristol   2014


There are 1.2 million Rotarians in the world and we are all working to uphold the principle of our simple motto.

Whether we are helping in a worldwide campaign to eradicate polio or providing Shelter Boxes following a disaster or, locally, in our own town of Dorchester, supporting a charitable group (or planting bulbs by the roadside!), our aim is to make life better whenever we can, and enjoy ourselves while we do it.

Would YOU like to help us? 

Becoming a Rotarian is the start of a different way of life with a new circle of friends and ambitions.

Rotarians come from all walks of life but they will have normally become leaders in their chosen field so that their expertise and experience will benefit the club and help it to achieve its aims.

If you have not already done so check out some of the links to get more details of our most recent activities and projects.

 Do come and meet us socially or help at our next event to get to know us and find out more about what being a Rotarian means.

We will look forward to hearing from you.

 Les Fry 

President 2017-18 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 28th November 19.30

Club Meeting

Speaker - Sir Philip Williams , High Sherriff of Dorset 2016/2017

Partners welcome

Tuesday 5th December 19.30

Committee meetings

Tuesday 12th December 19.30

Club Christmas Party - Athelhampton House

This would usually be a Committee evening.

Thursday 14th December 19.00

Dorchester Service Clubs' Carol Service

Service Clubs Carol Service - Venue United Church

Sunday 17th December 10.00 -

Carol Float

South Street 10.00am to 4.00pm

Monday 18th December 10.00 -

Carol Float

South St 10.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday 19th December 10.00 -

Carol Float

South St 10.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday 19th December 18.00

Council at Wessex Royale Hotel

Tuesday 19th December 19.30

Club Business Meeting

Thursday 21st December 10.00 -

Carol Float

South St 10.00am to 4.00pm

future events completed calendar district 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 19.15
The Wessex Royale Hotel DT1 1UP  01305 262660

Meeting venue's web site

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