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Rotary Club of Harwich & Dovercourt - 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.

Senior Citizens Spring Tea Dance

Dancing,Tea, Sandwiches and Cakes al la the Ritz !


Funding avenues

Some sources of funding for everyone


Programme / Diary 2018



About us

Welcome to our Web site.

We hope you find it 


Examples of our regular projects during each year:


Sea Festival / Lifeboat Day x 4 pictures and link to public videos.

 Guy Carnival x 4 pictures and link to public videos.

Rudolph /Santa Collections x  3 pictures, 

Link to videos of Seafestival/Lifeboat Day 2015 and 2016:




or : Try copy pasting this: https://mariafowlercouk.smugmug.com/Harwich-Sea-Festival-Lifeboat-/HarwichSeaFestivalLifeboat2016/i-Vb66hss/A - - > here and hit the play icon.  http://

Link to video of Guy Carnival 1993 and other years: https://youtu.be/COgKUK-UFEU

Programme of meetings and events 2016-17 see above slide PgID=525546&ClubID=1410 And see in 'Events/ What we do' above.

Seafestival / Lifeboat Day was on 31 July this year. Details are on our Seafestival Lifeboat day web site: http://www.harwichseafestival.co.uk/   Pictures and details are also on our SF/LD Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/HarwichSeaFestival, and will have links on 'whatsontendring' website.

Our Christmas collections were great again last year(2015) -thanks to all the helpers and donators ! Check out our Rudolph Facebook page for pictures. https://m.facebook.com/RudolphSantaHarwichRotary?refsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2Ffbrdr%2F274%2F227414147390463%2F&_rdr  and Web site: https://rotaryrudolphsanta.wordpress.com/

We are planning on another great Guy carnival this year on 29 October (- the 162 nd  !)  Please see Guy Carnival Facebook site and Web site. These show pictures, results and how to make donations and see methods below) . : https://m.facebook.com/HarwichGuyCarnival  , Web site:  http://harwichguycarnival.co.uk/  and Tendring 'Whats On 'web site: http://www.whatsontendring.com/harwich-guy-carnival/4585818653    Newspaper stories: http://www.harwichandmanningtreestandard.co.uk/news/13950905.Guy_Carnival_parades_through_town_with_a_Halloween_twist/?ref=mr&lp=8.

The public pre Guy Carnival meeting was on 7th September 730pm at the Hanover inn Harwich. Link to notes from post meeting in January : http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=563091&ClubID=1410                         

This has the History (from Chris Root) http://www.harwichanddovercourt.co.uk/guy-carnival/


Please make donations via our 'justgiving' mobile phone method for ANY EVENTS AND/OR JUST FOR US TO DISTRIBUTE TO LOCAL CHARITIES. : 

Alternatively we would be most grateful for any donations at any time directly to our Harwich Rotary account: contact us via below tab and we will give you the our Charity a/c No: and sort code  


To access funds for any Charity or Non Profit Organisation -Try the links Page above and it includes latest link to ' Harwich and Manningtree Standard Gannett Fund '. Other options are discussed at forums and Newsletters from Community Voluntary Services:http://www.cvstendring.org.uk/funding/funding-information.html

To ask for help that you are unable to obtain as above - please write with full details to our current Rotary Club President -   c/o Cliff Hotel, Dovercourt and /or use the contact button below. 

Latest Newsletter: see in 'Featured Page' above.

Our short web address: harwich.rotaryweb.org

Our Club has a Facebook page as well - please visit and post comments and suggestions! :  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rotary-Club-of-Harwich-Dovercourt/358368964216697

Pictures of previous Sea Festivals, Christmas collections, Guy Carnivals etc.! : http://www.flickr.com/photos/mariafowlercouk/sets/72157632290766986/with/7701400968/ 


We meet at: 6 for 6:30 PM on Mondays, at the Cliff Hotel, Marine Parade, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex.

Reception of visitors: Please see top of this page - and monthly Newsletters as above.

Club President: 2016-17 Colin Hance

Secretary: Neil McCrone
Club Number: 552                      
Chartered on 14 June 1946

District: 1240 RIBI

Please use the 'contact' to contact us (tab below). Use it to ask general questions or to tell us what you want changed or added to this web site for example. 

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Monday 26th March 18.30

Speaker Chris Strachan

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Wednesday 4th April 13.30

Senior Citizens Spring Tea Dance

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Harwich and Dovercourt Golf Club,
Station Road
Harwich, We meet on Mondays at 1800 for 1830
(Not Bank Holidays)
Harwich and Dovercourt Golf Club,
Station Road
Harwich, CO12 4NZ  01255 503616

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