About us



   The Rotary Club of Newent And District.  

To Contact our Secretary  

Telephone: 01452 413442

Or email: rochehighnam@btinternet.com

Venue: The Three Choirs Restaurant, B4215, Newent,Gloucestershire

  Tuesday evenings 6.45pm

for dinner at 7.00pm

We do not meet on the Tuesday following a bank holiday and occasionally we have away meetings. After dinner we have a speaker or we have a meeting to discuss our charitable and social activity. We have a full and varied programme and of course involve our partners in our activities.

If you would like to consider joining us

please contact our Secretary on 07794 644 380


We strongly support our local community and are working in partnership with the students and staff of Newent Community School to provide practical help in Kisumu Kenya


As a movement we work throughout the world to promote peace and understanding

 We believe In Service Above Self

Newent is a very attractive unspoilt market town located on the edge of the Forest of Dean in West Gloucestershire. Many of its buildings date from the 13th century and the centrepiece is the Old Market Hall which was built in 1668. The countryside around Newent is well known for its wild daffodils which grow naturally in the woods and meadows. Within living memory they grew in such profusion that school children picked flowers to be sent to hospitals as far away as London. Nowadays, being more conservation minded we come to look at their beauty and picking is discouraged.  

Newent has a long history going back to the bronze age but it was in the Roman period that Newent began to grow in importance. It became a key settlement with roads linking it to Gloucester and Mitcheldean. The Roman site at Newent is large being spread over 117 acres.

The church of Saint Mary was built in the 13th century and was partially rebuilt in the 17th century after the Nave collapsed, and in 1968 its octagonal spire was partially taken down .

In the immediate area there are many beautiful country walks including in the Leadon Valley and on May Hill. Dymock village nearby is world famous for the Dymock Group of Poets which included Robert Frost and Edward Thomas

Newent is also famous for its annual historic Onion Fayre held each year in the second weekend in September

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 11th September 08.11 - 23.55 Wednesday 10th October

PETER LANE GOLF TOUR (3 days) Daventry

PLGT takes place over next 3 days at Hellidon Spa Hotel & Golf Club, nr Daventry,Northhampton. President Richard is the organiser, as 2017 PLT winner.

Tuesday 25th September 18.45

Three Choirs: Business meeting

business meeting

Tuesday 2nd October 18.45

Three Choirs: Speaker Tim Riley 'Following the Spanish Armada'

Club Member Tim is our speaker this evening

Tuesday 9th October 18.45

AWAY: Darts at Beauchamp Arms, Dymock meet 6.45pm

Members Darts competition. Barrie is the organiser, numbers please? meal to follow

Peter Lane GOLF TOUR to Daventry

Wednesday 10th October 09.00

Peter Lane GOLF TOUR to Daventry

PLT three day tour to Hellidon Lakes Spa Hotel & Golf Club. President Richard as the 2017 PLT Champion is the organiser.

Peter Lane Trophy DAY 2

Thursday 11th October 10.30

Peter Lane Trophy DAY 2

Day 2 of the PLT competion at Hellidon Lakes Golf Course

Friday 12th October 10.30

Peter Lane Tour DAY 3

Day 3 of the PLT tour at Hellidon Lakes Golf Course. Another 18 holes for 'fun' for those who can manage 3 rounds in 3 days, with chat,coffee & cakes for those who can't!!!

AWAY: Visit to Weston's Cider

Tuesday 16th October 16.15

AWAY: Visit to Weston's Cider

Visit to Westons Cider followed by meal.
Note: meal must be pre-booked - Contact Brian
Start 6.15pm

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Three Choirs Vineyard Hotel, Newent
contact secretary 01452 413442 We meet on Tuesdays at 6.45pm for 7pm
(No meeting following Bank Holidays)
Three Choirs Vineyard Hotel, Newent
contact secretary 01452 413442 GL18 1LS  Contact Secretary 01452 413442

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