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Rotary Club of The Island & Royal Manor of Portland - 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.

walk from Winterbourne Abbas to Stratton

On Saturday eleven of us, past and present members of Portland Rotary along with Poundbury and the Okhle Village Trust walked over the hills and through the valleys in beautiful sunshine past snowdrops for an excellent pub lunch. the walk was 8.5 miles


Gairiswora Nepal Water Project 2018

Portland, Casterbridge and Poundbury Clubs with help of District Grant and Okhle Village Trust


FPN entry March 2018

By Keith Barnard-Jones


Burns Night 2018

Celebration Dinner at the Conservative Club



Bingo at Julia's with the help of Margaret Stone. A fun evening with lots of prizes and raised £210 for Foundation


FPN entry February 2018

Also article on Harassment


About us

We are an active club with a strong involvement with our local community with whom we carry out joint projects, and we keep in the forefront of Rotary life.


We are always looking for new members to join our Club and visitors are welcome to attend our meetings and events.

Portland is famous for the production of Portland Stone and this can be seen in many of the buildings in London.  These include St Paul's Cathedral, Palace of Westminster, Tower of London, British Museum, Somerset House, Bank of England. The list is endless. Once an area dedicated to Defence and the Royal Navy, Portland has become a growing centre for light industry and water based leisure activities, possibly the most important of which is the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, which was the Venue for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Events.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

District Forum

Saturday 24th March 09.00

District Forum

At The Theatre, Bath and West Showground 9.30 to 12.30pm

Tuesday 27th March 18.30

Progress on Nepal

Our Guest Evening will be an update on the November visit. Barrie from Casterbridge will bring his film of the visit


Saturday 31st March 17.00


Run by Margaret Stone with Portland Rotary.
Proceeds are going to our Water Project in Nepal


Tuesday 3rd April 18.30


Followed by Council


Friday 6th April 09.00 - 16.00 Sunday 8th April

Rotary GBI Conference

At Torquay


Tuesday 10th April 18.30

Business Meeting

Table Top Sale

Saturday 14th April 09.00

Table Top Sale

C2000 Hall, Easton for Royal Manor Theatre

Presidents Night

Saturday 14th April 19.00

Presidents Night

At the Con Club
Details to follow

Tuesday 17th April 18.30

No Meeting


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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.

Rotary supporting young people

Rotary on the brink of polio history

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18:00 for 18:30
(Guest night is the last Tuesday each month, though members may bring partners and guests along to any speaker evening or outside visit.)
We meet at The Aqua Hotel, Castletown, Portland. If you wish to attend please contact our attendance secretary for details on venues on 01305 820028

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