About us

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Coventry Jubilee website. President John Young and all members of the Club extend their warmest greetings to you. You will find this site of interest to you if you live or work in the Coventry area.

The website is being updated regularly so please do keep visiting. The Club meets every Tuesday from 7:30 pm for an 8.00 pm start at the Four Seasons Resturant, Kings Hill Lane, Coventry. The meetings include a delicious two meal, Club business and presentations on a variety of subjects made by Speakers.

Rotary is all about fellowship and service to the community. Our members enjoy friendship, fun, social support and business networking through a programme of social and leisure activities.

Should you wish to attend any of our meetings, simply fill out the form on our contacts page - you will be made most welcome by all Club members.

About Coventry Jubilee

The Rotary Club of Coventry Jubilee was formed back in 1977 (the year of the Queens' Silver Jubilee) and is one of five Rotary in Coventry clubs.

The year that the club formed was also notable for the incorporation of AppleComputers. It was also the year that a psychic called Romark attempted to drive blindfolded, guided only by his psychic powers - he promptly crashed into a Police van.

We are extremely proud that several of our members have been with the club since it's formation.

Our club banner represents the Coventry Cross, a monument first erected in Coventry in 1423 to denote the medieval market place. The Coventry Cross was rebuilt in 1544 and was said to be the most beautiful market cross in the country as it was decorated with many statues of kings and saints, and as well as being brightly painted, it was also covered with much gold. It was said at the time that on a sunny day, people could not bear to look directly at it! After falling to decay it was demolished in 1778 and not rebuilt until the 1960's.

Coventry benefits from having 5 Rotary Clubs, each meeting at different times in the week and at various venues so it's likely that you could find a Rotary Club to suit your particular situation.

What Coventry Jubilee Rotarians Do

In addition to offering members fellowship and fun, Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. The Club has always supported the local community together with national and international projects. These include, amongst others:
  • Supporting Youth Opportunities such as, Youth Speaks and the Design and Technology Project
  • Supporting The West Midlands Special School Sports
  • Funding disadvantaged and children with challenging needs in Coventry to a day out at Drayton Manor which is supported by Kids Out
  • Supporting and raising funds' for charities such as the Air Ambulance, the Myton Hospice and the Bwengu Project
  • Funding youth education and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other worthy professionals for vocational and career development.
  • Supporting the Rotary mission for the eradication of Polio across the world.

Ways in which you can help

Become a member - Membership of Rotary all over the world is by invitation, once a member you will be welcome at all Clubs over the world. Club membership is open to men and women of any race and age. If you are interested in becoming a member, attending a meeting, speaking at a meeting or supporting the club in any way please contact us via our Contact Page.

Help our fund-raising events - You will often see Rotarians out in the Coventry town center and surrounding areas, particularly around Christmas time, raising funds for various charities. We wear distinctive reflective tabards with the Rotary 'Humanity in Motion' Emblem. So if you do see us, please do make a contribution - however small. All monies raised go directly to the charities we support.

Make a donation - by selecting an amount, clicking on the Donate button below and filling the form, you can donate any amount from �1.00 upwards. The donations are securely managed by Paypal and all of the money received will be used for the good causes we support.

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Visit this website regularly - this site is always being updated with news about forthcoming events, fundraising competitions, updates on the causes we are supporting and press bulletins. So please do visit the site regularly and discover other ways you can assist.

Help spread the word - Ask your friends, relatives and colleagues to visit this website so that together we can raise awareness of the issues being addressed and causes that we support.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 15th October 20.00

Business Meeting

Tonight the club will be hearing from our President and our Committee Chairs on how our projects are progressing and to discuss forthcoming events that the club are or will be involved in.

Tuesday 22nd October 20.00

This is a Speaker Meeting - we will be joined by Linda Hirons.

Linda Hirons is Secretary of the Coventry Association for International Friendship.

The Association seeks to promote international friendship and understanding
- it meets regularly for social events and fundraising and takes part in exchange visits.

Thursday 24th October 16.00

Lighting Up Broadgate World Polio Day

We will be lighting up Broadgate in the centre of Coventry to highlight the need for Polio to be eradicated in the World.

Partners’ Evening - Our Speaker is Karen White. Ron Gibbs is the Speaker’s Host.

Tuesday 29th October 20.00

Partners’ Evening - Our Speaker is Karen White. Ron Gibbs is the Speaker’s Host.

Karen White is the Musical Director of Stoneleigh Ladies choir. Karen has worked in Coventry ‘Special’ schools. She will be talking about her time volunteering in schools in Palestine.

Tuesday 5th November 20.00

Our Speaker tonight is Malcolm Whitehall. Malcolm is one of our Club Members.

Malcolm will be delving into Coventry’s past during his talk which is entitled; 'Sent to Coventry' Crime & Punishment from a bygone age!

Our Speaker tonight is Duncan Brightside.

Tuesday 12th November 20.00

Our Speaker tonight is Duncan Brightside.

Duncan is the Chair of PRISM.
Prism is Coventry’s LGBTQ+ Youth Group, offering a free weekly social group for LGBTQ+ young people from Coventry and the surrounding areas aged between 13 and 21.

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Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 7.30pm for 8.00pm start
The Four Seasons Restaurant
Kings Hill Lane
Coventry CV3 6PS  02476690835

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