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Rotary Club of Abingdon - 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.

Helping Young People


Two splendid cups commissioned for our Club's annual Youth Speaks competition. Often won by our talented young people from Abingdon's six secondary schools, our winning teams often go on to the next levels of this national Rotary Competition!

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Public Relations


Our team addresses publicity for what we do.

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Satellite Club of Abingdon Riverside


An offshoot of the Rotary Club of Abingdon, we do lots of local projects as #peopleofaction, part of #rotarymakingadifference, and we meet once every fortnight on a Wednesday evening in a local hostelry.

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Helping people abroad


The Club's foreign conscience - here immunising under-fives in India against Polio. There is no cure for Polio but it is preventable with a vaccine. Only three countries remain endemic. We’ve reduced cases by 99.9% since 1988

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The Rotary Foundation - funding our biggest projects


The Rotary Foundation is Rotary International's own charity. It does an enormous amount of good in the world. Watch the video The Heart of Rotary for a flavour!

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About us

Rotary = A Century of Doing Good in the World!

"Shukran! Spasiba! Merci! Grazie! Kamsahamnida! Gracias! Thank you!

Foreign language skills are useful when Rotarians shake buckets at Terminal 4 Heathrow                               to raise money for BBC Children in Need:



We have been in existence for sixty years, meeting every Friday lunchtime in the heart of historic Abingdon, seeking through our friendly fellowship to put our resources of time and money towards helping others locally, nationally and internationally.

Man or woman, if you'd like to give something back to society and have a good time in the process,           

why not come and join us?

Visit us:

Every Friday, 12.45pm, The King's Head and Bell, Abingdon.

Click below to tell us you're coming:

secretary@abingdonrotary.org.uk

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Visit by Asst Dist Govnr Geoffrey Scott-Baker

Friday 17th August 12.45

Visit by Asst Dist Govnr Geoffrey Scott-Baker


Geoffrey is a member of the Reading Maiden Erlegh Club. He has taken on the role this year.
Let's give Geoffrey the warm Abingdon welcome for which we are renowned

Riverside meeting

Wednesday 22nd August 19.00

Riverside meeting


Crown & Thistle, in the Barn

Friday 24th August 12.45

Rotary Foundation : a club update


The Rotary Foundation transforms our donations into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world.

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Friday 31st August 12.45

No lunchtime meeting


Club Council Meeting

Monday 3rd September 19.00

Club Council Meeting


2nd mtg of the year

Friday 7th September 12.45

Harry BENFORD


Riverside meeting

Wednesday 12th September 19.00

Riverside meeting


Crown & Thistle, in the Barn

Friday 14th September 12.45

Alex TITCOMBE


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Our Social Media


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:

The King's Head and Bell, 10, East St Helen Street, Abingdon, We meet on Fridays at 1245
(Not fifth Friday)
The King's Head and Bell, 10, East St Helen Street, Abingdon, OX14 5EA  01235 525 362

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