About us

I am very proud to be President of Billericay Mayflower Rotary Club in our 28th year in which one of our members, Nick Sillitoe, becomes our first ever District Governor. I joined Rotary five years ago to share its aims and to give something back to a community which has given me so much.

Our club of 49 enthusiastic members has a full agenda of fund-raising events including organising Summerfest and Christmas Market, and we continue to support other events in Billericay such as Fireworks and Soap Box Derby which are staged by other clubs. The money we raise is invested across local and international causes. In the past year we have supported Riding for the Disabled, Kids Out and BOSP in our local community. We continue to support international Rotary projects including End Polio Now and Shelter Box.

Some prospective members seek a different Rotary with flexibility, less personal costs, fewer meals and meetings, concentrating instead on fund-raising for local and international projects. In the coming year we aim to establish a new club in Billericay to address these needs.

If you are interested in finding out more about our club, or the new club, why not drop me a line to president@mayflowerrotary.org or better still, join us at the Burstead Golf Club. I can promise you a very warm welcome.

Mervyn Rogers, President, Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower.

Our major activities include

Billericay Summerfest - a family event with a central arena and lots of stalls providing entertainment and allowing local organisations to publicise themselves and raise funds.  For more information, see www.billericaysummerfest.co.uk

Billericay Christmas Market - a day when the High Street is closed to traffic and filled with a myriad of stalls selling anything and everything needed for Christmas. Most shops are open, youngsters can give their orders to Santa Claus and there is lots of entertainment for all. For more information, see www.billericaychristmasmarket.com

International Service Projects have included:

Raising funds to equip a Mayflower School in a deprived area of India

  • Providing facilities for a much-needed eye hospital in the same region
  • Providing means to bring clean water to primitive villages in Africa
  • Helping disadvantaged young people in an area of South Africa.

Do you wish to know more about us? Would you like to join us in sharing our aim to put something back into the community and sharing an enjoyable social life as a result

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Contact Us

For further information contact our honorary secretary Ian Miller by email: secretary@mayflowerrotary.org

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Speaker meeting

Thursday 21st September 20.00 -

Speaker meeting


Speaker Matt Abbott-DP World London Gateway

Friday 22nd September 14.00 - 13.00 Sunday 24th September

District 1240 Conference, 2017 - join Nick and Jane


Come and celebrate the success of Rotary, in particular District 1240, and our theme - Rotary For Life

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Business Meeting

Thursday 28th September 20.00 -

Business Meeting


Club monthly business discussion

Speaker meeting

Thursday 5th October 20.00 -

Speaker meeting


Speaker from the charity Help for Heroes

Saturday 7th October 19.00 -

Dinner,Dance,and Cabaret starring Stephen Dunnett -Raising funds on behalf of the Oak Foundation Drug Development Unit


This is a joint unit between The Royal Marsden and the Institute of Cancer Research. The U.K's only Biochemical Research Centre for cancer ,undertaking ground breaking laboratory and clinical research to discover new ways of treating different cancers.

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Speaker Edgar Guest

Thursday 12th October 20.00 -

Speaker Edgar Guest


Teenager in Hungary during World War 2

Speaker meeting

Thursday 19th October 20.00 -

Speaker meeting


John Parry-Job Talk

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Rotary News

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Rotary Young Citizen Awards


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


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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 Thursdays at 8pm
(5th Thursdays at 7.30pm including partners)
The Burstead Golf Club,
Tye Common Road,
Little Burstead,
Essex CM12 9SS  01277 631171

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