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Welcome to the homepage of the Rotary Club Of Felixstowe Landguard

Secretary: Rotarian Tim Pearse - E-mail: landguardsecretary@hotmail.com

Felixstowe is a coastal town about 70 miles (115 Km) northeast of London and has a population of about 25,000. The town came into existence towards the end of the 19th century as a result of the building of the railway. It saw rapid development as a fashionable seaside resort. The Empress of Germany had a house here. It has seen more expansion in recent years in parallel with the expansion of the 19th century port into what is now the country's largest container port. The Club received its Charter in September 1984 and adopted the name of the ancient fort on Landguard Point at the entrance to Harwich Harbour. The fort, now within the present boundary of the town, was originally built in the time of Henry VIII but is now largely of 18th and 19th century construction. The fort was in military use until the 1950s. It is now in the care of English Heritage and is managed by the Landguard Fort Trust.  


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Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 24th August 19.30

TALK "Why did King Canute come to Ipswich?" John Sadler

TALK "Why did King Canute come to Ipswich?" John Sadler

Thursday 31st August 19.30

TALK Changes in Logistics Supply Chain

TALK Changes in Logistics Supply Chain

Thursday 7th September 19.30

TALK "Much Ado About Nothing " Peter Crerar

TALK "Much Ado About Nothing " Peter Crerar

Thursday 14th September 19.00


The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe
Arrival 19.00 Carriages 23.00 Cost £25 pp Black Tie & Regalia
Menu - See below
After Dinner Speaker Anthony Hilton "Forty Years on Fleet Street - What never got in the papers!"


Thursday 21st September 19.30



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We meet on Thursdays at 1900 for 1930 from 1/9/16
The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe

IP11 7DX  01394 285511

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