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Rotary Dorchester Casterbridge - 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.

Christmas at Athelhampton

The Club Christmas Do


Club Handover 2017

Chris handing the reins to Les


Visit to Kenya

Barrie, Les and Richard visited Kenya to work on Rotary projects there


Dorchester Marathon 27th May 2018

Following the success of the inaugural marathon the Dorchester Marathon and the Casterbridge Half will be re-run in May 2018


Nepal Trip 2017

Rotarians from several clubs visit the Nepal water projects.


Wine Tasting

"Call My Bluff" variation on Wine Tasting


About us

Casterbridge at District Conference Bristol   2014



We are now able to distribute money to local charities via this scheme. To download conditions and application form click on the above link.

There are 1.2 million Rotarians in the world and we are all working to uphold the principle of our simple motto.

Whether we are helping in a worldwide campaign to eradicate polio or providing Shelter Boxes following a disaster or, locally, in our own town of Dorchester, supporting a charitable group (or planting bulbs by the roadside!), our aim is to make life better whenever we can, and enjoy ourselves while we do it.

Would YOU like to help us? 

Becoming a Rotarian is the start of a different way of life with a new circle of friends and ambitions.

Rotarians come from all walks of life but they will have normally become leaders in their chosen field so that their expertise and experience will benefit the club and help it to achieve its aims.

If you have not already done so check out some of the links to get more details of our most recent activities and projects.

 Do come and meet us socially or help at our next event to get to know us and find out more about what being a Rotarian means.

We will look forward to hearing from you.

 Les Fry 

President 2017-18 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 16th January 18.00

Council at Wessex Royale Hotel

Tuesday 16th January 19.30

Club Business Meeting

Thursday 18th January 18.00

Youth Speaks

Local Heat - United Church, Dorchester - entrance via South St.

Tuesday 23rd January 19.30

Club Meeting

Speaker - Jake Moore( Dorset Police) - Cyber Crime Prevention
Partners welcome

Tuesday 30th January 19.30

Club Meeting

Kay Russell - talk on You First, domestic violence and the Isolated Communities Engagement Project
Partners welcome

Saturday 3rd February 10.15

District Young Chef final and District Young Photographer Final

.St Alfred School, Highbridge

Tuesday 6th February 19.30

Club Meeting

Discussion on Small Grant Scheme with input from Susan Ward Rice of Car Boot Sale Small Grant Team of West Dorset District Council

Thursday 8th February 16.30

Youth Speaks

Intermediate District Round -Whitstone School , Shepton Mallet

Tuesday 13th February 19.30

Committee Meetings

future events completed calendar district events

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:

We meet on Tuesdays at 19.15
The Wessex Royale Hotel DT1 1UP  01305 262660

Meeting venue's web site

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