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Barmston Area Clean Up

Supporting Gentoo in a general clean-up/litter pick in Barmston Village


Tour of Kerala, India, 2018

Washington Forge Rotary visit to Southern India


Best of Wearside Award

Rotarian Firefighter part of the team winning the 'Local Hero' Award


Durham Bede Indoor Games Night

At the Durham Indoor Bowls Centre, Pity Me


Rotary 'Youth Competitons' 2018

Students in Washington enter our Rotary Competitions


Usworth Park Community Garden

Provision of tools and equipment


About us

Rotary Washington Forge is a small, friendly and enthusiastic group. 
Rotary members are fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time to serve communities - locally, nationally and internationally. They are men and women from a diverse range of backgrounds and ages who share a common interest in helping others, whilst enjoying new friendships and the option for a variety of social activities.

Dr Mathew Thomas
Our Club President 2017/18


Washington Warblers




Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 25th June 19.15

Weekly Meeting

Our final meeting of this Rotary Year

Thursday 28th June 10.30 - 12.00 Friday 29th June

Oxclose Village 'Clean Up'

We are joining with Gentoo and Washington Clean and Green volunteers to carry out a clean up in the village.

Sunday 1st July 12.00

District Handover Lunch

Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham

Club Handover Night

Monday 2nd July 19.15

Club Handover Night

President John Deller takes over the reins for the 2018/19 with the new Rotary International Theme of 'Be The Inspiration'.

Washington Triathlon

Sunday 8th July 07.00

Washington Triathlon

Run by Get Set North Events

Tall Ships Race

Tuesday 10th July - Saturday 14th July

Tall Ships Race


Sunday 15th July 09.00

Swimathon 2018

Our annual swimathon at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre


Sunday 15th July 09.00

Swimathon 2018

Enter your team now for our Swimathon 2018 at The 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre.


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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:

The Holiday Inn, Emerson Road, Washington We meet on Mondays at 19.45
(No meeting on a Bank Holiday)
The Holiday Inn, Emerson Road, Washington NE37 1LB  0191 418 9400

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