About us

Officially we are the Rotary Club of the Nene Valley, but that's a bit over the top for everyday use, so are generally known as Rotary Nene Valley. We are based in Northampton, county town of Northamptonshire in the English East Midlands. Unlike the other clubs in these parts we don't include 'Northampton' in our club name - we like to be different.

Feel free to have a poke around and get a feel for what we do and what we are about. If it sounds like the sort of club you might like to be involved with, please get in touch by clicking on the Red 'Membership Enquiry' Button found by scrolling right down to the bottom of this page, filling in the form which then pops up, and we'll be in touch.

If you're already in Rotary and want to visit, get in touch by using the Contact Us button above (right at the top) and choosing 'A Visiting Rotarian' on the Subject drop-down.

Our name: In case you are wondering, Nene is pronounced to rhyme with men and not with mean. The latter is how misguided folk nearer the sea pronounce the name of OUR river. It doesn't sound like NayNay either. A NeNe is a Hawaiian goose related to Canadas but much rarer.

So don't be surprised if you're shouted down when mispronouncing our name - we are kinda proud of it.

As above, if you have had a look round and think that Rotary might be for you, get in touch with us by clicking on that Red Button, at the bottom of this page.

Technology Tournament: We are proud to be organisers of the annual Technology Tournament, open to teams from all secondary schools in Northamptonshire.

ShelterBox: Do you want to help us to provide shelter and basic help for people in disaster areas like Pakistan? If so, and you have a mobile phone, see below and get texting.

Text a fiver to Shelterbox

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Council

Thursday 18th October 18.30

Council


Business Meeting

Thursday 18th October 19.30

Business Meeting


President's interview

Thursday 25th October 19.30

President's interview


It's the annual grilling of the man in the hot seat. I can't tell you who is to tease out the answers, because I don't know. So watch this space, or wait and see.

Rotary Foundation evening

Thursday 1st November 19.30

Rotary Foundation evening


Speaker - TBA

Royal Yacht Britannia

Thursday 8th November 19.30

Royal Yacht Britannia


Our Speaker is 'Roo' Smith
NB This is a with-partners evening.

Sunday 11th November 19.30

Heroes for Peace Concert


To be held at the Derngate Theatre, this will be on the 100th anniversary of the WW1 Armistice.Tickets are available from Tony Billson.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Cheyne Walk Club, 
2 Cheyne Walk, 
Northampton We meet on Thursdays at 19:30
(We meet at 7:30, giving time for an aperitif and a chat, before we eat at 8PM.)
Cheyne Walk Club,
2 Cheyne Walk,
Northampton NN1 5PU

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