About us

 

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Bedford. Like all Rotarians we are volunteers who care about improving the quality of people's lives. We are a very active, moderately-sized club of around 60 members consisting of professional men and women who live in and around Bedford. Since being chartered in 1923 we have given our time and varied skills successfully to complete many projects in our locality, the UK and overseas. Each year we focus on supporting one or two local charities. Typically our biggest programme is aimed at helping young people whether through speaking competitions, young musician competitions, young chef competitions, encouraging young leaders of the future, sponsoring young people on outward-bound type courses or giving disadvantaged children the opportunity to experience activity-based days out.

On 6th May we are holding a two-mile sponsored walk over Bedford's many interesting foot bridges over the River Great Ouse. The walk is suitable for all ages and abilities to raise money for Canine Partners and other Rotary charities. If you wish to enter or sponsor the event please visit https://www.rotaryevents.org.uk

If you want to find out more about or club or Rotary, please explore this website or telephone the Honorary Secretary on 01234 290761.  

 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Friday 27th April 13.00

Paul Harris Fellows Lunch.


All recipients of a Paul Harris Fellowship awarded by the Rotary Club of Bedford will be invited to celebrate their achievements.

Friday 4th May 13.00

Club Day - business meeting


Bedford Bridges Charity Walk

Sunday 6th May 10.00

Bedford Bridges Charity Walk


A two-mile sponsored walk over Bedford's many interesting foot bridges suitable for all ages and abilities to raise money for Canine Partners and other Rotary charities.

Friday 11th May 13.00

Lunch with speaker Stewart Elsmore of Cranfield University Conference Centre.


Friday 18th May 13.00

Lunch with speaker. This week our own member Pat McKeown will give a My Job talk.


Monday 21st May 18.00

Council at Rothsay Education Centre, Bedford


Friday 25th May 13.00

Lunch with speaker Alison Borrett who is our RYLA candidate from Waitrose.



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.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities


Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Fridays at 1300
((5th Fri contact Sec))
Park Inn by Radisson, 2,St Mary's Street, Bedford. MK42 0AR  01234 799988

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