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Rotary Club of Filey - 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.

Making a Difference


'Making a Difference' is the theme chosen by Rotary International President, Ian Riseley, for the Rotary year starting 1st July 2017

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Purple4Polio Campaign


We continue to support Rotary Foundation in the fight to eradicate polio throughout the world

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Annual Report year ending 30th June 2017


A review of fund raising, hands-on and social events through the year

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Filey Rotary Club on Facebook


Up to the minute information about what Filey Rotary members and friends have been doing

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International Projects


We contribute to supporting those in need overseas through Rotary and other charities operating in areas of deprivation.

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Working locally in Filey


Our activities follow two areas: - Providing direct help and support in the community, - Fund raising and making donations to good causes.

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About us

On assuming the role of President for the year 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018, at our meeting held on Thursday, 29th June, our incoming President, Natalie Bosomworth commented as follows.

"Our Rotary theme for 2017-18, chosen by our Rotary International President Elect, Ian Riseley, is “Making a Difference”. 

On first thoughts this is a bizarre choice of theme. We didn't join Rotary to eat, gamble, chill out. We chose to join Rotary to make a difference.

We all make a difference. Firstly we must never underestimate the bond of fellowship and the difference that can make to an individual’s life. As friends we combat isolation and loneliness, we give each other purpose, we offer a shoulder when times are hard and celebrate when times are good. We continue this fellowship in the community. We have, over the years, created memories that will stay with people and provide them with encouragement, support and smiles in lonely hours or happy hours.

And through this work we have made a difference."


To find out more, refer to our 'Making a Difference' page on this website.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 7th September 14.00 - 23.00 Saturday 30th June

Ebor Academy and Rotary Book Club


Rotarians and students from the Ebor Academy will meet each half term to select a book to read, and then discuss the previously read book

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Meal Meeting with speaker

Thursday 21st September 18.30

Meal Meeting with speaker


Meet at the White Lodge Hotel at 6:30 p.m. for meal at 7:00 p.m. followed by a talk by David Pendleton entitled 'The Emperor of Brazil, A £30,000 Carpet and a Six Course Meal', or something different according to David's mood

Hunmanby Village Michaelmas Fair

Saturday 30th September 10.00

Hunmanby Village Michaelmas Fair


The Club's celebrated Human Fruit Machine will be in action to provide fun and raise money for Rotary local projects

Projects Meeting

Thursday 5th October 19.00

Projects Meeting


The business part of the meeting will be followed by an informal get-together over drinks and nibbles

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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


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 19.00
(Meetings are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month only. The 1st Thursday meeting is a project non-meal meeting. Guests are welcome at all our meetings. Contact Secretary, John Butler (01262 470210). )
1st Thursday of the month meeting is held at St. Mary's Church Hall, Filey (car park adjacent to church in South Crescent Road).
3rd Thursday meetings are held at The White Lodge Hotel, The Crescent, Filey,
5th Thursday meetings are normally 'Away D YO14 9JX  White Lodge Hotel - 01723 514771

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