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Rotary Club of Dumfries - 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.

Our Rotary Radio Show

Tune in to Alive 107.3fm on Wednesday’s at 5:45pm for 15 minutes to be kept up to date with our Rotary Club’s news. Repeated on Friday’s at 11:45pm...



Do you have something you'd like to talk to our club’s members about in an after lunch, fifteen to twenty minutes talk/presentation? Our Club welcomes approaches from speakers addressing informational, educational or public-awareness issues.


Club Newsletter

Our Club News is a regular, usually monthly sometimes bi-monthly, round-up of ‘What we do’. We include reports and photographs from the wide range of Club activities, summaries of the talks given by our visiting speakers, and other items of interest.


About us

President Tom Marchbank and the members of The Rotary Club of Dumfries welcome you to our Website.                                                               

The Club is one of the earliest to be established in Scotland with a founding date in 1921.

We are a friendly club, that loves welcoming visitors to our lunchtime meeting every Friday, at the Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF. 

We gather from 12:30pm with the the meeting commencing at 12:45pm, a two course lunch is served during the meeting at a cost of £11.00

We aim to conclude about 2:00pm. 

Most of our meetings include an after lunch talk from an invited speaker, entertaining and educating us on a wide variety of subjects.

If you decide to visit us there is no need to contact us in advance, simply turn up and you will be met by one of our members assigned to meet and greet visitors, guests and fellow members.

We are an active Club with very successful charity, fundraising and community events. Click here to visit our regularly updated Facebook page for forthcoming events and Club news. Dumfries Rotary Club Dumfries

Click on the Link below to read about the history of our Club.


Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Weekly Club Meeting - Informal

Friday 23rd August 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting - Informal

Informal meetings are held every 6 weeks and allow club members to gather in fellowship without a speaker or top table.
Members are encouraged to sit in their committees to discuss committee business. Top table Officers will sit among the membership

Friday 30th August 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: John Brown of The Rotary Club of Kilsyth - “Aquabox”

Weekly Club Meeting

Friday 6th September 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: District Governor Jo Pawley

Monthly Council Meeting

Tuesday 10th September 17.30

Monthly Council Meeting

Friday 13th September 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: Pam Mitchell: "Jane Haining - Heroic Martyr"

Weekly Club Meeting

Friday 20th September 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: Tracey Little “Being the Provost of Dumfries & Nithsdale”

future events Past Events calendar

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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:

We meet on Fridays at 12.45
Cairndale Hotel, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF  01387 254111

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