STOP PRESS! Basingstoke Festival of Transport - Sun 12th May at 11.00

The War Memorial Park,, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH, will once again be filled with over 900 vehicles at the Basingstoke Festival of Transport 2019.

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Basingstoke Festival of Transport

The War Memorial Park,, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH, will once again be filled with over 900 vehicles at the Basingstoke Festival of Transport 2019.


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Rotary Roundup


The Band of the HM Royal Marines in Concert at the Anvil

The 11th Rotary Annual Charity Concert


Christmas Shoe Box Appeal 2018

Please support the Rotary ShoeBox scheme to bring a little joy to the disadvantaged children in Moldova, Albania, Montenegro and the Phillippines, Please ensure all shoeboxes are deposited at collection points by the 25th of October 2018.


About us

Basingstoke Deane Rotary supports many local charities, particularly those that have no fundraising capacity for themselves.

To provide that support we do our own fundraising, and are often asked about easy ways to donate.   So with no obligation here are two simple ways to support us in our efforts: 

Or  text: RCBD £10  to  70070 (just replace £10 with £5, £4, £3, £2 or £1 if desired)

Club President 2018 - 2019

Rotarian Julian Ricketts took over as President of the Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane in July 2018 from Lindy Richardson.

2018-19 President Julian Ricketts

Julian Ricketts is serving his second term as Club President for Basingstoke Deane Rotary, having previously been president in 2012/2013. The highlight of Julian's Rotary career was being awarded with a Paul Harris Fellowship in 2018 for service to the community and bringing Rotary into the 21st century with a creative approach to social media.

Julian works in IT and has grown up with computers. His early career took him to the world of banking in the city but since then he has worked in both start-ups and multi-national companies (usually when the latter buys out the start-up company).

When not at work, Julian is passionate about making a difference in his community. He's regularly seen out volunteering for local causes and is a trustee for a Kenyan charity helping disadvantaged girls get an education.

Julian has 5 pet rabbits and a pond full of fish. He is an experienced archer and one of his best memories is volunteering for the Archery at the 2012 London Olympics. He also makes a great BBQ pit-boss and his slow-roasting is legendary! And his profile would not be complete without mentioning Julian's obsession with all things "Star Wars".

May the force be with Rotary and peace the galaxy over!


Change Maker Award   2011-12

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 26th March 19.00

Dinner - Business Meeting - Club Host: Evans, Bob

Tuesday 2nd April 19.00

Dinner - Speaker:TBA - Speakers Host: Club Host: Fielder, Martin

Tuesday 9th April 19.00

Dinner - AGM - Club Host: Francis, Neil

Tuesday 16th April 19.00

Dinner - Speaker: Philippa Drew- From Satellite to screen - Speakers Host: Helen Ricketts - Club Host: Fryer, Ann

Partners and Guests Evening

Tuesday 23rd April 19.00

No Meeting PH

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton, We meet on Tuesdays at 1900 for 1930hrs
(No meeting following a Bank Holiday)
Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton, RG25 3DS  01256 771737

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