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Chocolate Workshop to raise funds for WOW Water Charity

Learn about New Koforidua and Ghana and cocoa, have a light picnic lunch, make chocolate, and be away by 2pm. The workshop donation is £25 per person including the lunch.


Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Members of the Public are invited to have their blood pressure checked free of charge by a professional


Pettypool Activity Centre, Sandiway, Cheshire - St Patrick's Junior School

Club sponsored visit to The Pettypool Activity Centre by St Patrick's Primary School


Masquerade Ball

Fund raiser for WOW Water Project -see attached poster


Disaster Aid UK & Ireland

Mission is 1.respond to disasters with the supply of humanitarian aid to the affected communities and/or individuals. 2.work in partnership on humanitarian projects funded by other organisations including Rotary clubs and Rotary districts.


About us

Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Manchester


Since the formation of our club in 1911, we have been helping worthy causes and others who are less fortunate;

Guided by the Rotary Maxim of "Service above Self "

The club actively supports the Rotary End Polio Now  campaign and the Disaster Aid UK campaigns. We also support the Christie Hospital , Francis House Children's Hospice , The Stroke Association , Narrowgate Homeless Shelter & Pettypool Oudoor Activity Centre  -amongst others.

We welcome new members interested in having fun while "Giving Something Back " to the community. Fresh ideas and enthusiasm are the lifeblood of any organisation.



UK Rotarians have been challenged to raise £1 million for Polio Eradication through the generous gift of 50,000 jars of jam.


The idea is simple – you buy a pot of jam from your Foundation representative (Bill Laidlaw) for £2. You then fill it with coins and give him it back. It is expected that the jar will take about £20. However since the £ Coin is going to be withdrawn this year it has been pointed out that the simple solution is to let Bill have £20 by paper money or cheque.


YOUR MONEY WILL MULTIPLY!!  For each £1 you give Bill Gates will give £2. Thus the £1 million UK target could  become £ 3 million.




Give Bill a ring and collect your jam jar. Soonest possible – we want to complete the exercise by end June.

 PS. Taxpayers can contribute even more by completing a Gift Aid form. Visit rotarygbi.org/gift-aid.                  






Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 19th October 12.30

No meeting today due Masquerade Ball

No meeting today

Alan Grafton - Heroes Wood

Thursday 26th October 12.30

Alan Grafton - Heroes Wood

Heroes Wood is the name being given to a newly planted area of woodland in Debdale Park. A memorial to soldiers who had given their lives in the two World wars

Fellowship Evening -Jai Kathmandhu, Northenden, Manchester

Thursday 2nd November 18.30

Fellowship Evening -Jai Kathmandhu, Northenden, Manchester

Further details TBA

Thursday 9th November 12.30

Speaker TBA


Thursday 16th November 12.30

No meeting due Rotaract International in evening

no meeting at lunchtime- details of the Rotaract evening to be given shortly

Rotaract International Evening

Thursday 16th November 18.30

Rotaract International Evening

Manchester International Rotaract Club are once again organising an International Night - if you have never been to one before then please attend and be fed and entertained by the members. You will not be disappointed. £20pp

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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.

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:

Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester, We meet on Thursdays at 1230
Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3BT  0161 832 6256

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