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Rotary Club of Swindon - 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.

Peter Wells receives a Paul Harris Fellowship award

Peter Wells receives a well deserved Paul Harris Fellowship award on the 3rd September


Annual 'Chinese' Evening

Our Chinese evening at the Swindon Rendezvous


2018 Charity Ball

This is our 2018 Charity Ball to be held at the Swindon Marriott Hotel The theme is Bollywood Nights – This will be a highly colourful and musically exciting theme


President Ian presents cheque

President Ian presents a cheque for £300 to Eileen Norris from "Contact the Elderly" following a very interesting presentation she made to our club recently about their work in Swindon


Gary Herbert receives Award

Gary Herbert receives a well deserved Paul Harris Award


Conference 2017

Torquay 2017


About us

Welcome to the home page of the Rotary Club of Swindon

Now, you may be asking...

What is Rotary??

Rotary is a truly international organisation, with some 33,000 clubs and over a million members represented in more than 200 countries worldwide.  Its aim is simply to provide humanitarian assistance and to help promote goodwill and peace both at home and abroad.  Have a browse through our 'what we do' pages and see..... well, er.... what we get up to - Whether you are a Rotarian or if you are just interested in finding out more about the global Rotary movement please feel free to come along and join us.at one of our Thursday lunchtime meetings and see just what goes on  - You will receive a very warm welcome

If you don't already know a Swindon club member and want to find out more information, get in touch with our club Secretary Denise, who will be happy to advise and provide you with any further information you might need. 

If you decide Rotary is not for you, we really won't be offended - promise!


Rotary in Swindon - the latest....

....a roundup of this week's notice board announcements :-

Dear all 

Please see summary below of the items covered on the noticeboards and generally 

  • District Conference  

Currently we are all booked to stay at The Hermitage in BournemouthRooms here cost £146 B and B per night per couple 

Chris Firth has managed to find a more affordable hotel The Royal Bath where rooms cost £110 D/BB per night per couple  

(Chris, is investigating if we don't have dinner whether the price would come down) 

If you would like to change hotels, please contact Chris direct   

  •  Lil St George Memorial Skittles Match - Tuesday 23 January  - 7.00pm for 7.30pm start     
  • Past President's Lunch - Thursday 25 January  

Past President's, please dust off your medal, and receive your free drink courtesy of the Club  

  • Swindon Cares Christmas Lunch - Sunday 28 January  

Venue:  The White Hart, Stratton St Margaret
Cost:     £12 per adults, £8 for children 

Please add your name to the board being circulated by Thursday 25 January   

·  Chinese evening Dining Experience - Monday 5 February (event full)

Time:  7.30pm 

Byron and Nigel are currently collecting payment for this event (£20 per person) 
Raffle prizes are needed - please bring them to Club on Thursday 1 February or to the event  

·  Ten in a Bar - Let's Celebrate - 25th Anniversary Show - Wednesday 14 February 

Venue:     The Arts Centre
Cost:        £13.00
Time:       7.30pm 

Please add your name to the circulation board for this event  

  • Screen Race Night with Fish and Chips - Friday 16 March  

Swindon North are arranging this evening in aid of Youth Adventure Trust 
Fish and chips from the Bakers Arms, Badbury 

Venue:  Wanborough Village Hall, Wanborough
Time:     7.00pm
Cost:     £14.00 per person    

This is a really popular event, so if you are interested book early 
Includes cash bar, tote and prize draw 

Contact robin.elliott@hotmail.co.uk or on 07962 155255 

Future dates for your diary   

  • Area Meeting - Thursday 8 February 
  • District Meeting - Saturday 10 February 

Regards, Denise
Hon Secretary
he Rotary Club of Swindon 

Rotary 'Tax Disc'

Put your 'defunct' tax disc holder to good use and help 'drive' Rotary forward   

EDU Fun SA - Diepsloot Combined School

Edu Fun is a charitable organisation that teaches English to Grade 3 and Grade 4 students at Diepsloot Combined School in South Africa and is one of our International projects....  

For more info'  have a look at their Facebook page

(link on this page)



and if that's not enough...

Or if you want to find out more information or are looking for support for your charity or event please do get in touch with us today

If you would like to make a donation to support our Rotary Charities you can do so here - It's very easy.... 

Join Rotary and 'Make a World of Difference'  -  for more info, see the video below....

Nigeria One-Year Milestone from Rotary International on Vimeo.

On July 24th, the West African nation will have gone one full year with no new cases of wild-polio virus.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 18th January 13.00

Speaker Event - David Wreathall

Inner Flame - mentoring and interviewing


Thursday 25th January 13.00

Fellowship Meeting and Past Presidents Lunch

Today is a Fellowship Meeting and our annual Past Presidents Lunch


Thursday 1st February 13.00

Speaker Event - Alan Beard

Today, our own Alan Beard will talk to us about ‘65 years of Friendship’

Annual Chinese Evening

Monday 5th February

Annual Chinese Evening

Tonight is our annual Chinese at the Swindon Rendezvous

Thursday 8th February

Area 3 Meeting

Area 3 Meeting

future events completed calendar district events local events

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.

Rotary Young Citizen Awards

Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.

Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017

Find out more about Rotary fighting disease

Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, We meet on Thursdays at 1300
Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, SN1 4AB  01793 522156

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