About us

Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Guildford District

We are a group of people of all ages and experiences from Guildford and its surrounding area who, together, use our time, talents and knowledge to try to help Guildford and the wider world be a better place.

We raise funds, make friends and try, through our efforts, to help those less fortunate whilst having fun and enjoying each other's company

Rotary is all about Communities. These are local, national and international. Wherever there is a need Rotary is there, whether it is a disaster such as a Tsunami or an awful storm in the Philippines, or an earthquake in Nepal,Rotary will be there in some form to help.

Locally we help a large number of Charities and individuals who are in great need. How is this all achieved? Quite often we fundraise.The idea that Rotary is all about collecting in the High Street or outside a supermarket is however far from the truth. We do do this but it is a very small part of our fundraising efforts. 

The following are some of the things that we are currently doing:-


We look forward to seeing you at next year's walk which will be on Sunday 13th May  - please put the date in your diary


Last year for the first time the Breakast Group organised and took part in a static Bikeathon. This year we had a new format which  included events at the site where family and friends were entertained whilst the cyclists pitted their cycling skills against the other entrants. Last year "The Team" raised in excess of £3000 which was put to combatting Prostate Cancer and this year  some £4,000 was donated to Topic Of Cancer. The event took place on Saturday 8th October last at Turnfit Studio.     This was  a really fun day with  a BBQ and drinks available  together with live music.  Why not arrange to bring not only your friends but also the family to watch the fun and cheer on their chosen team next year. The events encourages the teams to get fit and to have some fun in competition. What about organising a team from your work place or if you belong to a cycling club compete against other teams in the area. Just use imagination and get as many people involved as you can for a day of fun and excercise it is a great way to spend a cold wet Saturday in October raising money for a good cause at the same time.  

For detail Flyer for this year's event  CLICK HERE    

Fish & Chip Supper & Quiz

The club has an evening of fun and fellowship in September/October when we hold a Fish and Chip evening for club members and their guests. As well as the food there is a competion in the form of a pictorial quiz , and last year a raffle raised around six hundred pounds towards helping those suffering from the storms in Haiti.Please join us for this year's event on Friday 29th September. 

Annual Concert by Local Schools

On 16th March 2017 we held our 5th Annual Schools Concert at GLive given by children attending schools in the area. It  was another huge success. For a full report please click on "What we do/Schools concert 2017" above.




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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Wednesday 27th September 12.30

Club Lunch Meeting

Lunch Meeting @ Guildford Golf Club
Speaker to be advised

Friday 29th September 19.00

Fish & Chips

Fish & Chips Supper and Quiz @ Bramley Village Hall
Tickets £14.

Wednesday 4th October 07.45

Club Breakfast Meeting

Breakfast meeting @ Jackson & Rye
Speaker to be advised

Friday 6th October 14.00 - 13.00 Sunday 8th October

District Conference

District 1145 Annual Conference @ Bournemouth

Tuesday 10th October 18.00

Club Council Meeting

Council Meeting @ Guildford Golf Club

Wednesday 11th October 12.45

Club Lunch Meeting

Meeting @ Guildford Golf Club
Speaker to be advised

Wednesday 18th October 07.45

Club Breakfast Meeting

Business Meeting @ Jackson & Rye

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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 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:

The Club House of Guildford Golf Club, High Path Road, Merrow, Guildford. GU1 2HL at 12.30 for 12.45 on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday
On the Ist & 3rd Wednesday in the month at Jackson & Rye, Upper  High Street. Guildford, Surrey. @ 7.45 for 8.00 am We meet on Wednesdays at
(When there is a 5th Wednesday evening meetings arranged with partners)
The Club House of Guildford Golf Club, High Path Road, Merrow, Guildford. GU1 2HL at 12.30 for 12.45 on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday
On the Ist & 3rd Wednesday in the month at Jackson & Rye, Upper High Street. Guildford, Surrey. @ 7.45 for 8.00 am  Golf Club 01483 563941

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