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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.

Annual 'Chinese' Evening

Our Chinese evening at the Swindon Rendezvous


Swindon Cares

Swindon Cares aims to engage all areas of Swindon's community, schools, businesses, groups and individuals, to support people in our town.


Charity Ball

These are our Charity Ball or Marriott Ball pages, showing our forthcoming and past events now including latest details of our 2018 Ball - For more information, please click the button below:-


Surprise guests at lunch

Bill and Lynn receive Paul Harris Awards


Another new member is welcomed to the club

Daniel Stallard is inducted by our President Ian


Presidential Handover - 28 June 2018

Incoming President Martin Groombridge and Senior Vice Richard Deacon sporting their new regalia at Handover Lunch today. Every good wish for a successful year ahead.


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 Leslie, 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 items below that were discussed in the meeting today.  

Lunch Summary - Frugal Lunch Thursday 03 January 2019

Today’s Lunch was presided over by Martin Groombridge and Chris Firth was our host

GUESTS: Ian Mean (a guest of Ian Larrard) 

Members Announcements:

Byron: Tom McMurray is still receiving treatment, and his condition is little changed
Derek Austin will be going in soon for a bone marrow ‘Biopsy’ 
Peter Barefoot and Ian Dobie were welcomed back to Club 

Peter Wells: In excess of £1400 was collected over the two days of the ‘End Polio Now’ collection in December. Thanks again to all who helped with the collection, and to Peter in particular for all his hard work in organizing and running the collection.

Boards going round for:-

  • Curry evening at Lalbagh Restaurant on 16 January (fund raising for a RYLA candidate); a minimum of 30 guests are required and numbers to date are disappointing so please check your diaries.
  • Charity Ball Gin tasting on 08 February; 34 maximum number but places still available.
  • Sunday Lunch at the White Hart on 13 January; this will go ahead.

Presidents Announcements:  Our guest, Ian Mean was welcomed and when invited to say a few words he told us of his career, largely in journalism and PR work, and of the potential for Rotary.

The President presented the Senior Vice President and Junior Vice President medals to David Pratt and Rob Gillespie respectively, and they were thanked for taking on these roles.

Secretary’s Announcements:  the speaker at next week’s, 10 January, will be Michael Hillier, and the host will be Ian Larrard. 

Peter Wells’s birthday is on 04 January 2019


Hon Secretary
The 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 7th February 13.00

Mayor of Swindon's visit

Today, we have Councillor Junab Ali, the Mayor of Swindon as out guest speaker

Club Council

Monday 11th February 18.00 - 19.00 Monday 9th July

Club Council

Club Council meeting tonight for all Council members
6pm at the Kings

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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:

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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